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Local Street Life Upgrade
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nearly one year after the Kansas City, Missouri, Public Works Department promised road improvements along Armour Boulevard, progress continue to be made. Delineators were installed on Saturday along East Armour Boulevard and Holmes Street. Mike Witmer, who lives in the area, told 41 Action News they were installed between 9 a.m.
KCK In Mourning
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Balloons floated up into the sky Saturday afternoon in memory of 3-year-old Olivia Jansen. She was at the center of Friday's Amber Alert in Kansas city, Kansas, Friday. Authorities found her body in a wooded area near 34th and Steele Road after a tip.
Show-Me Rent Crisis
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The coronavirus pandemic has had a major economic impact on many in the Springfield area and across the nation. A study by the Aspen Institute found that one in five renters in Missouri is at risk of eviction. Many are finding it harder to pay utilities.
New Rules For Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Draft safety guidelines for school this fall from the Kansas State Department of Education say students, teachers and staff should wear masks, but that students up to fifth or sixth grade shouldn't be required to wear them unless local officials mandate it, the Kansas City Star and Wichita Eagle are reporting.
Good Life For Lily
For our June/July issue's Where the Heart Is portfolio, celebrities and beauty pros share portraits and thoughts while staying at home during the pandemic. Aldridge (above) is in Nashville with her two children, Dixie and Winston, and husband, Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill. As told to Cotton Codihna.
Disputing Top Doc
The country's top testing official said Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has suggested states should pause reopening where coronavirus cases are spiking, is "not 100 percent right." "I respect Dr. Fauci a lot, but Dr. Fauci is not 100 percent right, and he also doesn't necessarily, he admits that, have the whole national interest in mind," Adm.
Navy Fire Now
Firefighters responded to a third-alarm fire aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard. Nearly a dozen sailors were transported to the hospital following an explosion on a Navy ship in San Diego on Sunday, officials said. A fire broke out aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard sometime around 9 a.m.
Hong Kong Still Desperately Fighting For Democracy
Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents voted in the city's pro-democracy primaries in protest against China's new security laws issued two weeks ago. Almost 600,000 people voted in the unofficial election, higher than organizers' expectations of 170,000 voters, the Associated Press reported .
Iran Another Excuse
A report released Saturday by Iran's Civil Aviation Organization blames the shootdown of a Ukrainian jetliner on a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between troops and their commanders. The report comes months after the Jan. 8 crash near Tehran that killed all 176 people on board.
Midwest Cow Crash
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Kan. (AP) - Two people were arrested after fleeing from officers in northeast Kansas and crashing into a cow and a fence, authorities said. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said 18-year-old Skye Joe Covers Up, of Mayetta, Kansas, and 21-year-old Santana Kay Noriega, of Holton, Kansas, were both arrested after the chase on Saturday afternoon.
Chiefs Play Defense
Editor's note: A previous version of this post credited an incorrect source with the Jones report. We have since corrected the post and apologize for the error. Appearing on the network's flagship "SportsCenter" telecast on Saturday, ESPN's Jeremy Fowler said that the Kansas City Chiefs are talking with their defensive tackle Chris Jones.
Katie Calls Weather
Hide Transcript Show Transcript A BEAUTIFUL DAY TO GET OUTSIDE TODAY. KATIE: DEFINITELY SO. I HOPE YOU'RE ABLE TO. WE HAVE A BEAUTIFUL MORNING. IT IS REFRESHING AFTER YESTERDAY'S STORMS THAT CAME IN THE WAKE OF ALL THAT HEAT YESTERDAY. TODAY'S HIGH WILL ONLY BE 87. YESTERDAY'S HIGH WAS 92.
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