The Summer 2020 sizzle has us remembering better times via hottie Demi and her fashionista spin moves as we check pop culture, community news and all manner of news items in this blast . . .
Cool Down Options For KCMO Po’Folk Prove Scarce
With Cooling Centers Closed Because Of Coronavirus, Here Are Some Kansas City Spots To Find Relief From The Heat
This has been a crazy summer for a lot of reasons, but as far as the weather goes, we've been pretty lucky. That luck seems to be running out for Kansas City this weekend. An excessive heat warning has been issued by the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Missouri, from Friday until 9 p.m.
Midtown History Demolished
Knickerbocker at the end. // Photo by Adam Carey The famous Knickerbocker building in the historic Valentine district is being demolished, and many members of the Kansas City community are distraught. As one of the oldest surviving historic apartment buildings in the area, many locals hoped that the building could be restored instead of facing its current fate.
Tiny Tech Co-Opt Effort
Just a couple blocks west of Mill Creek Park - the center of recent Black Lives Matter protests near the Country Club Plaza - 3DHQ hopes youth tech outreach now can build a more inclusive future for creative problem solvers in Kansas City's Black and urban communities, said Fabian Conde.
KCPD Officer Diligently Works Toward Recovery
Kansas City police report some progress for an officer shot in the head earlier this month.Police said the officer remains in stable condition."As physical therapy is progressing, he is doing some standing up using devices and assistance from other people.
Demi Fashion Game Sparks International News
She is an Instagram sensation who is known for her incredible curves. And Demi Rose set pulses racing as she slipped into a tiny string bikini for a photoshoot on the beach in Ibiza on Thursday. The model, 25, displayed her eye-popping cleavage in a Hawaiian print bikini by PrettyLittleThing.
School Reopen Talk Shut Down
The Trump administration is rebuffing House Democrats' effort to hear testimony from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield on safely reopening schools during the coronavirus pandemic. House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott Robert (Bobby) Cortez Scott Will Congress provide relief to the ailing child care sector?
Cable News Racial Dispute Erupts Amid Civil Unrest
Four days after Fox News aired a particularly tone-deaf graphic connecting the killings of Black men-including George Floyd and Martin Luther King Jr.-to stock market gains, many of the network's Black staffers took part in a phone call with company brass to confront Fox's increasingly racist and hostile rhetoric towards the protests against police brutality.
Supreme Risk Revealed
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is undergoing chemotherapy to treat a recurrence of cancer. The treatment is yielding "positive results."
Demand For Dreamers
A federal court has ordered the Trump administration to begin accepting new applications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children from deportation.
Rock Chalk Cutback
LAWRENCE, KS (KCTV) - The Kansas Jayhawks will have to look for a new team to open the 2020 football season against after their current Week 1 opponent announced they are canceling their season due to COVID-19.
SHOW-ME NO FAIR!!!
Instead, the event will be a livestock show SEDALIA, Mo. - The Missouri State Fair has been canceled due to rising cases of the coronavirus, organizers announced on social media Friday. Instead, the event will "pivot" to a youth livestock show.
Weekend Sizzle Reported
Hide Transcript Show Transcript THE MISSOURI SIDE, TOO, OTHERWISE, I THINK MOST AREAS WILL BE DRY. WE'LL FALL THROUGH THE 90s INTO THE 80s. PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES GIVING WAY TO CLEAR SKIES BUT WE WON'T DROP OFF MUCH TEMPERATURE-WISE. A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE ASKED US ABOUT THE COMET.
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