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KC Crime Still Spiking
Michael Bushnell Publisher Roughly thirty Independence Avenue stakeholders and community members met Thursday, July 23, at the offices of the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District (CID) to address the uptick in crime along the Avenue Corridor, specifically at locations where violent crime is on the upswing.
Lady Stores Stay Losing
KANSAS CITY METRO - Ascena Retail Group Inc., the parent company of women's apparel brands including LOFT Outlet and Justice, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday while announcing a debt restructuring agreement with 68% of its lenders. Eight Kansas City-area locations of Justice are slated to close, the Kansas City Business Journal reported.
Kansas City Professors Forced KCUR To Cover This Non-Story
Over Faculty Opposition, University Of Missouri Curators Approve Merger Of System President And Chancellor
The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted to combine the roles of the system's president and chancellor Tuesday, approving a new governing structure that gives current chief executive Mun Choi the most unprecedented authority since the creation of the UM system in 1963. With the vote, Choi is confirmed as permanent MU chancellor.
Kansas Talks Cash
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new unemployment system that would be implemented as part of the proposed Senate Republican HEALS Act would be complex for every labor department in the country, not just Kansas, according to Brett Flachsbarth, deputy secretary for the Kansas Department of Labor.
Photos by Greg SwalesStyling by Sandy Armeni Candice Swanepoel lands three covers for Harper's Bazaar Greece's 2020 issue captured by Greg Swales. On a newsstand version, she dazzles in Louis Vuitton. On a second, Candice poses in a Redemption dress with Jean Paul Gaultier heels.
Laura Ingraham accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday of "taking cues" from rioters in cities across America by "performing for a television audience, attempting to carry out what was equivalent of reputational assassination of [Attorney General] Bill Barr."
COVID Drug Double Down
US President Donald Trump has again defended the use of hydroxychloroquine to ward off coronavirus, contradicting his own public health officials. He argued the malaria medication is only rejected as a Covid-19 treatment because he is the one who suggested it.
America First Gears Up
President Donald J. Trump Is Committed to Ending America's Reliance on Foreign Countries for Vital Supplies | The White House
The coronavirus shows the importance of bringing manufacturing back to America so that we are producing, at home, the medicines and equipment and everything else that we need to protect the public's health." SUPPORTING AMERICAN SUPPLY CHAINS: The Trump Administration is signing a Letter of Interest in support of a deal that will help ensure essential medicines are produced in America.
Social Curse Postscript
Viral sensation Dr. Stella Immanuel says Jesus will destroy Facebook if her COVID video doesn't go back up
The licensed Houston-based pediatrician refers to herself as "God's battle axe and weapon of war" and claims that medical issues like endometriosis, cysts, infertility, and impotence are caused by sex with "spirit husbands" and "spirit wives," a phenomenon described essentially as witches and demons having sexual intercourse with people in a dreamworld.
Veep D-Day Awaits
In this week's FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses the upsides and downsides of Joe Biden's choices for a running mate. They also talk about the protests in Portland and President Trump's response.
Kansas City Considers Social Distancing In Style
Thanks to the Kansas City, Missouri, City Council, which approved a new set of ordinances in May, local restaurants are now able to expand their seating into adjoining parking lots, onto sidewalks or to even build custom parklets to create additional outdoor seating through the end of this year.
Soggy Stays This Week
A few showers and perhaps a thunderstorm this evening and tonight Several chances of rain and thunderstorms Wednesday-Friday Some locations may see more than 3" of rain which could lead to flash flooding KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tonight: A few showers around, perhaps a thunderstorm. Wind: ESE 5-10 mph.
J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy - UN DIA is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .