AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Forgive the pause in posts but we think that protesters trashing the police station was an appropriate place to "reflect" for a moment on life in this town.
Nevertheless, fashionista goodness via hottie Sara inspires us to take a peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .
Kansas City Saves Time
Hide Transcript Show Transcript CRISIS. IT IS A YEAR THAT WILL BE REMEMBERED IN HISTORY. NOW, THE KANSAS CITY MUSEUM WANTS YOUR HELP, TO PRESERVE THIS MOMENT IN TIME, FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS. 2020 WILL OF COURSE BE REMEMBERED FOR THE PANDEMIC. WHEN COVID-19 VIRTUALLY SHUT DOWN THE CITY.
Kansas City Fights To Save Another Embattled Park
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A new petition aims to save Watts Mill Park, a scenic overlook along Kansas City's Indian Creek Greenway Trail near 103rd Street and State Line Road. Business owners and neighbors have said used needles, empty alcohol bottles, fights, and nudity are making the park unsafe.
School Daze Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Every school district in the country is working on plans right now to safely reopen. The Hickman Mills School District shared its plans, with a new face leading the district. Dr. Yaw Obeng is the district's newest superintendent.
Fashion Expertise Reported
She's an expert at wearing a bikini. And Sara Sampaio certainly looked in her element as she modeled a skimpy cheetah print swimsuit on her Instagram Saturday. The Portuguese model, 28, was aglow as she soaked in the sun in the photo captioned: 'Who's ready for the weekend?
Russia Scare Redux
The Russians are coming - again. Joe Biden, the presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee, warned Americans on Friday that Russia would again try to interfere in the presidential election, just as they did in 2016. The former vice president said he is now receiving intelligence briefings on the matter, Reuters reported.
World Remembers Civil Rights Legend
"Not many of us get to live to see our own legacy play out in such a meaningful, remarkable way. John Lewis did. And thanks to him, we now all have our marching orders - to keep believing in the possibility of remaking this country we love until it lives up to its full promise."
The Real Wall Fight
Longtime Mideast negotiator Aaron David Miller, writing in Foreign Policy, once referred to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process as a " religion," in that it's "driven by propositions that bind or adhere the believer to a compelling set of ideas that satisfy rationally or spiritually, but always obligate."
Iran From More Cases
Iran estimates up to 25 million coronavirus cases since outbreak; nearly doubling the total worldwide caseload: report
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani estimated that up to 25 million people in the country have been infected with coronavirus but despite this tally and urging from Rouhani himself to take precautions to protect against the virus' spread, the country will not reimpose lockdown restrictions.
Prez Trump Talks Checks
The White House's freewheeling approach to policy-making faces a key test next week as negotiations begin with Congress over extending emergency economic relief measures during the coronavirus pandemic. The stakes are high. Economists say the next aid package will be critical in shaping the pace of recovery from the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression.
Golden Ghetto COVID Comeback
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park's EMS chief is back on the job. Jason Green and his wife were both hospitalized with COVID-19. Doctors didn't think the man responsible for putting together Overland Park's COVID-19 response would survive that very disease. The ordeal started in March with one of Green's daughters, then the other shortly [...]
Local Cash Kindness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, police are working to help a woman who went out of her way to help an officer. Police tweeted the story on Friday. According to the department, a woman called who wanted to help the officer that was shot on July 2.
NEWSFLASH: IT'S HOT!!!
Hide Transcript Show Transcript ALRIGHT, HOT ONE TODAY, IT LOOKS LIKE. KATIE: NO DOUBT. VERY HOT AND HUMID. ALREADY FEELING WARM AND MUGGY. WHEN THE SUN COMES UP LATER, IT WILL HEAT US UP FAST. WE ARE AT 80 ALREADY. THE DEW POINT AT 72. THE WIND WILL ALSO IMPACT YOUR DAY TODAY.
Lunay - Relaciones is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .