Friday, July 24, 2020

Kansas City Friday News Illuminated



For our beloved late night readers, inspired by a newsworthy considering of panties, we share an overview of pop culture, community news and some of the headlines worth contemplating overnight . . .


No Hope For Change

Local business owners affected by nationwide coin shortage

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Business owners around the metro are feeling the impact of the nationwide coin shortage. COVID-19 bank and business closures significantly disrupted the supply chain and circulation patterns. Now, business owners are doing what they can to keep change changing hands to get coins flowing again.


Democracy Prep Starts Now

Jackson County election officials gear up for August, November elections

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Jackson County election officials are getting ready for what they expect to be a record turnout for the August and November elections. "We're expecting a 70 to 80 percent turnout in November. So the polls will be busy as well, so we're going to have to have more judges to staff those polls," explained Tammy Brown with Jackson County Board of Elections.


Doggy-Style Cutbacks

KCKPD Animal Services reducing some service

File image SOURCE: File image The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department Animal Services Unit will be limiting services provided to the public until further notice.The police department said that means:No adoptions will be completed.Animal Services will only respond in person to calls for service which include neglect of an animal, injury of an animal or to bites of a human.Animal Services will be closed to the public unless someone is reclaiming a pet, which can be done Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.


Poking Fun At Panties

Victoria's Secret Introduces New Sexy Push-Up Jack For Maximum Lift

COLUMBUS, OH-Calling it a "fun, hydraulic-powered way" to support curves of all shapes and sizes, Victoria's Secret introduced Friday a new sexy push-up jack for maximum lift.


EXCEPTIONAL Big Pharma Push Back From Prez Trump

Trump Signs Executive Orders On Drug Prices

The Trump Administration has announced four executive orders to lower drug prices, but health policy experts say they will likely offer patients only minimal relief and may take months to implement, if they're implemented at all.


GOP Not So Great Expectations

Second Stimulus Check Confirmed In GOP Proposal, But Not $1,200 Amount Or $75,000 Income Cap

The odds are now in American's favor for a second stimulus check to be included in the next stimulus package; however, whether the payments are for $1,200 or less has yet to be confirmed and whether the income eligibility will remain the same as under the CARES Act is still tentative.


2020 Vote Foreshadowed

Trump administration, Democrats joust over warning on election interference

Evanina's warning"does not go nearly far enough in arming the American people with the knowledge they need about how foreign powers are seeking to influence our political process," Pelosi and Schumer said in a joint statement with House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen.


Portland Crackdown Postscript

18 people face federal charges after arrests at courthouse protests

A total of eighteen people face federal charges for their alleged roles during protests this week at the US Courthouse in Portland, according to the office of the US Attorney for the District of Oregon.


Fear American Triple Threat

Dr. Birx calls Florida, Texas and California the "three New Yorks"

Three months after New York state became the epicenter of the nation's coronavirus outbreak, the White House's coronavirus task force coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, said the country is now facing "three New Yorks."


Not-So-Smart Watches Attacked

Garmin hit with massive outage in suspected ransomware attack

Garmin, the GPS and wearable device company, says a widespread blackout has left its fitness devices, website and call centers offline for more than 24 hours in what may be a ransomware attack.


Please Help Alex Learn That It's Time To Give It Up

Former Chiefs QB Alex Smith gets cleared for full football activity after injury, reports say

WASHINGTON - More than a year and a half later, doctors have cleared former Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith to play again, ESPN reports. Now in Washington, Smith has been on the sidelines and rehabbing since suffering a gruesome injury in November 2018. He broke his right tibia and fibula and needed multiple operations.


Weekend Hotness Awaits

Hot, humid through the weekend

Hide Transcript Show Transcript OVER. SHOWERS WILL NOT LAST MUCH LONGER. LIGHT WINDS, 81° BY 11:00. IT WILL STILL BE HOT WITH A HEAT INDEX IN THE MID TO UPPER 90'S. LOW TEMPERATURES BY TOMORROW MORNING, 74 DEGREES. 73, TRENTON. OUR BY OUR FORECAST WILL HEAT UP RAPIDLY.


And this is the OPEN THREAD with hopefully more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!

6 comments:

Super Dave said...

There is no coin shortage. My lady friend went and got $200 dollars worth today for us to use when out of town for vending machines, tolls and what not while camping/traveling and they didn't bat an eye at her request.

Anonymous said...

Because your isolated anecdote disproves hundreds of verified observations, you anti-science dunce.

Charlie Horse said...

We were told there would be panties but the article was about push up bras. Do not tease the panty freaks at TKC with misleading headlines.

Anonymous said...

Now that it's Florida and Texas too, do you trumpist dipshits remember when you blamed New York on its liberal government and people?

Anonymous said...

I remember when the Onion used to be hilarious. Now, if I want biting satire I go to the Babylon Bee.

Anonymous said...

^^^^ Meh. nobody cares what you do gramps.