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Kansas City Cosplay Canceled
Wah-wah! Another Kansas City institution finds itself a victim of COVID-19. Planet Comicon Kansas City-the largest and longest-running comic book convention and pop-culture event in the region-announced today that the 2020 event has been canceled due to ongoing concerns surrounding the pandemic. The three-day pop-culture celebration was set to celebrate its 21st annual event at Bartle...
KCPD Social Work Cont’d
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Social workers with the Kansas City Police Department are a unique resource working out in the community to reduce crime and help support families of victims. There have been 94 homicides in Kansas City this year. Last year, there were 148.
Helping Hobos Stay Cool
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, for the past four months, Hope Faith Ministries has been working outside of its building, partnering with several area organizations for its Homeless Assistance Campus.
It's not only celebrities who are lending their voices to the Black Lives Matter protests that have followed the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Some businesses are also joining in by offering their support to the movement.
Prez Trump Considers New Mean Tweet Strategy
The "Sleepy Joe" thing isn't working. So the Trump team is struggling to figure out how to rebrand Biden. "'Sleepy' is backfiring and hurting Donald Trump," Ari Fleischer told the Washington Post, adding: "'Sleepy' connotes calm. It connotes quiet."
Putin Seizes Power
The weeklong vote went ahead despite Russia's continuing coronavirus epidemic. MOSCOW -- The Kremlin has obtained an overwhelming vote in favor of constitutional changes that will allow Russian President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036, as Russians turned out to back them in a national referendum that concluded today.
China Crackdown In Hong Kong Currently Underway
Hong Kong woke up to a new reality on Wednesday, after China's central government imposed a sweeping national security law late the night before that critics say has stripped the city of its autonomy and precious civil and social freedoms, and cements Beijing's authoritarian rule over the territory.
Not Too Late To Fight Corona
While conceding missteps in the federal response to the coronavirus, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday it is not too late to avoid the dire picture he outlined in congressional testimony of 100,000 coronavirus cases a day.
Fake Kansas City Royals Fans Appear Amid Ongoing Pandemic
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Royals season ticket holders can be in the stands this year without actually being at Kauffman Stadium. Just send in a photo! The Royals launched their Fanbassador program Wednesday. Season ticket holders can order a hard plastic cutout in their likeness.
Kansas Won’t Cancel Fun
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - Despite opposition from the state's top health director, the Kansas State Fair will be held this year. The State Fair Board voted Tuesday to have the 10-day fair in September. Dr. Lee Norman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, told the board before its vote that the fair should not be held because of public health concerns.
Show-Me Budding Biz
About 10,000 pounds of cannabis will be harvested at the facility per year EARTH CITY, Mo. - An Earth City company has opened the first cannabis grow facility in the state. BeLeaf Medical plans to harvest about 8,000-10,000 pounds of cannabis a year with the first harvesting coming in the fall.
Summer Hotness Cont’d
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