Friday, July 17, 2020

Kansas City Friday Hot News Sit Down



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Kansas City Suffers Pandemic Surveillance Probs

Contact tracing not able to happen for every case in KCMO

The Kansas City, Missouri Health Department is now forced to prioritize higher risk case investigations and contact tracing due to a lack of staff to contact everyone testing positive for COVID-19 within city limits. The strategy, four months into the COVID-19 crisis, comes as cases continue to rise and the department is trying to hire new staff members.


Champs Risk Everything For Another Super Bowl

Chiefs' road to another Super Bowl will travel through several COVID-19 hot spots

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If the Kansas City Chiefs want to win another Super Bowl, they'll have to tackle a little more than the competition. According to data released by the NFL Players Association, the road to victory leads through several COVID-19 hot spots. NFLPA created an interactive map showing COVID-19 cases across the U.S.


Cleaner Kansas City

Kansas City, UPS and Cleaner Fuels Improve Local Air Quality

Kansas City Regional Clean Cities is lending a hand with urban clean fuel projects for UPS in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska. We'll try and keep the superlatives to a minimum: UPS is the biggest for-hire freight trucking company in North America-by revenue ($71.9 billion in 2019), by income ($4.8 billion) and by employee count (481,000).


Enticing Small Biz

Pornhub offers $300,000 worth of free ads to ailing small businesses

Pornhub says it wants to help ailing merchants expose themselves to a whole new audience. The giant smut site is giving away $300,000 worth of free advertising - a move it hopes will stimulate small businesses that have been beaten down by the coronavirus crisis.


So-So Planning For Security

Trump vs. Biden: The Sad Social Security Truth | The Motley Fool

There's no question that this has been a chaotic year like no other before it. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has killed almost 135,000 Americans, as of last weekend, and it displaced more than 20 million workers during the nonessential-business shutdowns in most states.


Everybody Asks For More Cash

100 Republicans And Democrats Send Letter To IRS Asking For Fix To Stimulus Payment Problems

With just fourdays until Congress returns from recess to hash out the details of the next stimulus bill, a bipartisan group of more than 100 members of the House of Representatives is urging the IRS to resolve issues related to the first round of stimulus payments.


Zuck Talks Accuracy

Zuckerberg Told Fauci He's 'Disappointed' Trump Is Undermining Virus Experts

During an interview Thursday with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Mark Zuckerberg said he's been "disappointed" that President Donald Trump has taken an adversarial stance toward public health officials.


NRA For Prez Trump Redux

NRA endorsement: Trump doing 'more than any president' to preserve Second Amendment

The expected 2020 endorsement of President Trump Thursday by the National Rifle Association came with something the campaign is sure to herald. In its letter to Trump, the NRA's Political Victory Fund said, "You've done more than any president to protect the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms." The nation's largest gun rights group has endorsed Trump every year he's run for president.


Global Fight For Cure

Russian hackers behind cyberattacks on coronavirus vaccine developers: US, UK, Canada intel

Russian cyber hackers are targeting organizations involved in coronavirus vaccine development, security officials in the U.S., United Kingdom and Canada claimed Thursday. The British National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) published an advisory detailing the activity of the threat group known as APT29, which "has exploited organizations globally."


This Weekend At Home

Weekend Possibilities | Virtual Fringe Fest, Parking Lot Provisions, And More

Online and in-person opportunities await as Kansas City adjusts its summer plans in the face of surging COVID-19 cases. Whether you feel like staying home or stretching the legs some, there's a little something for everyone, from a virtual Fringe Fest to farmers markets and family yoga. Don't forget your mask.


NO FAIR!!!

Kansas State Fair General Manager Robin Jennison resigns

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KSNW) - Kansas State Fair General Manager Robin Jennison announced he is stepping down due to the cancellation of the 2020 Kansas State Fair and lack of anticipated revenue. Jennison sent his resignation to the board Tuesday, stating it was an effort to help keep the jobs of full-time employees who work all [...]


Stay COOL Amid Dangerous Cowtown Heat Today

Stretch of dangerous heat settling in Friday

Hide Transcript Show Transcript ROUTING FROM OUR AIR CONDITIONER. NICK: EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING FOR THE CORE OF THE KANSAS CITY AREA. THE SURROUNDING LARGER COMMUNITY AREAS IN KANSAS CITY. EVERYBODY IS GOING TO BE HIGH. THAT HE DID SO WILL BE HIGHEST CLOSEST TO THE KC METRO.


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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

much more than a handful. you bastid.

Anonymous said...

You can’t contact trace all those out of town rioters who brought the Chinese red death virus with them on purpose, and yes there’s strong evidence that these idiots from all those Marxist communist groups brought it with them to spread it around and ruin the economy and destroy what little business we had here. Damn shame that the mayor went to bed with these destroyers of human life.

Anonymous said...

^^^^Way too much Kool Aid. Get some rest.

Anonymous said...

How is Chiefs management going to keep precious Patty-cakes safe when they go to the COVID cities?

Anonymous said...

^^I don't know Maude, how are you going to be kept safe?

Anonymous said...

^^^ He's going to stay far, far away from you, Maudelicker!

Anonymous said...

And from the other side of your shit hole mouth you say it's a fake pandemic.