A quick glance at some of the noteworthy headlines we're checking to start the day . . . Take a look:
Witness Kansas City Weekend Agenda Other Than Enduring Shooting & Fireworks
Heading into an Independence Day weekend unlike any in recent memory, there are a range of in-person and online events scheduled for anyone looking to celebrate despite the pandemic. Earlier this week, Comeback KC offered advice for celebrating the holiday safely.
One More KC Firecracker Risk
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Playing with or lighting fireworks after using hand sanitizer could lead to injury, according to one Kansas City area health expert.
Foodie Winning: Homespun BBQ Pizza Collabo Debuts
Old Shawnee Pizza is mixing it up the kitchen as it collaborates with Zarda BBQ for the Zarda BBQ pizza."Two legendary Kansas restaurants come together to produce one of the best barbecue pizzas ever known to man," Old Shawnee Pizza said in a Facebook post.The barbecue specialty pizza will be offered all this month.
Selling Local Mask Merch
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Charlie Hustle, known for its "KC Heart" line of clothing, knew it had to adjust on the fly when the COVID-19 pandemic began. "We sat in a room with our leadership team in March and threw ideas at the board.
Talker Tucker Now Republcian Prez Contender
Rich Lowry, the editor of the conservative National Review and author of "The Case for Nationalism," said in an interview that "No one can dismiss this and say it's completely implausible." "There is at the very least a significant faction within the Republican Party that [Carlson] has a huge stake in and arguably leadership over," Lowry, who writes a column for POLITICO, said.
KAREN PACKS HEAT!!!
White woman arrested for pulling gun on black woman, daughter in Michigan parking lotA Michigan man and his wife, the white woman who pulled a gun on a black mother and her 15-year-old daughter in a Chitpotle parking lot, were arrested Thursday for the caught-on-camera confrontation.
Billionaire Tech Kingpin Dumping Prez Trump???
Billionaire Peter Thiel, the most famous Trump supporter in tech, is distancing himself from the president's reelection campaign. Thiel fears President Donald Trump will lose the race, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, due to economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hong Kong Kaput
Hong Kong Says Common Protest Slogan Calling for 'Revolution' Is Now Illegal Under National Security Law
The Hong Kong government said the rallying cry "Liberate Hong Kong! Revolution of our time!" was now illegal under the legislation barring secession, terrorism, subversion of state power and collusion with foreign forces
Rugrat Cash Coming Soon
A Missouri group is pushing on U.S. leaders to pass a $50 billion relief package for day cares. The money would come in the form of grants, so another group is helping day cares learn the ins and outs of grant applications.
Weekend Doggie-Style Awaits
Get 'Em Home Clinic promotional photo. // Courtesy KC Pet Project 4th of July weekend can be tough on dogs. The fireworks are often a major issue for their stress levels, and the recent pandemic has also resulted in area pets being unable to make regular vet visits for numerous extended medical issues.
Name Game No Deal
After a report that a naming-rights deal for their stadium was imminent, the Chiefs walk it back — at least for 2020.
KC 4th Heats Up
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