Right now hottie Hope inspires this peek at Kansas City news and relevant info from across the nation . . .
Mask Up & More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Health department officials in Kansas City and its surrounding three counties are pleading with residents to follow safety precautions amid an increase of coronavirus cases that they say could lead to further shutdowns and overwhelmed hospitals.
Kansas City Sky High Prices Persist Despite Pandemic
Nationwide, average airfares for domestic flights hit a record low during the first quarter of 2020, and Kansas City International Airport (Code: MCI) saw one of its lowest first-quarter inflation-adjusted average fares during the last 20 years. That's according to new quarterly data from the U.S.
Life Lessons Online
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Public Schools are joining three major districts in Johnson County, Kansas, in delaying the start of classes til after Labor Day. And students will only attend online to start the year. The KCPS plan is one of the more strict return to school plans in the metro.
Summer Hope Explored
Hope Beel went scantily clad for her most recent Instagram upload on Thursday night. The stunning model showed some skin as she revealed in the caption of the photo that she was "feelin cute." She tagged her location as Cabo San Lucas.
"His family and friends are forever grateful for the time we got to spend with him - for his warmth, his legendary sense of humor, and his singular ability to make every day into something worth talking about," the Philbin family shares with PEOPLE in an exclusive statement
Civil Unrest Escalates
Shots rang out in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday as hundreds of members of heavily armed militia groups converged on the city for a protest against police brutality. Louisville police confirmed three people were injured when a gun discharged as members of the "Not Fucking Around Coalition," an all-Black militia, gathered in Baxter Park shortly before 1 p.m.
Doc Report Delayed
Local TV stations across the country set to air discredited 'Plandemic' researcher's conspiracy theory about Fauci
Local television stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group are set to air a conspiracy theory over the weekend that suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious diseases, was responsible for the creation of the coronavirus.
Growing Season Report
MANHATTAN, KS (KCTV) -- If you have received seeds in the mail that appear to be from China and that you didn't order, departments of agriculture across the country are asking you not to plant them. The Kansas Department of Agriculture says that "several" Kansas residents have received such unsolicited packages.
Show-Me Guv Tagging Recent Demonstrations
Operation Legend is a Department of Justice initiative to combat the surge of violent crime in cities.
Royal Community Outreach
Angel McGee, manager of communications and outreach for the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy (KCUYA), an affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, has witnessed firsthand the developments in the fight against systemic racism being made by the Royals.
Kansas City Craft Breweries United Across Communities
Kansas City Breweries Join Black is Beautiful Initiative to Support Black Lives Matter Movement and Related Organizations
Breweries across the country - including several in St. Louis and Kansas City - are joining the Black is Beautiful initiative. Established by Weathered Souls Brewing in San Antonio, Texas, Black is Beautiful is a beer developed to start and continue conversations and raise awareness about "the injustices that many people of color face daily."
Summer Sunday Preview
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