Angel inspiration and a quick peek at headlines that we're checking this morning . . .
Kansas City Tourism Explored In The Time Of Corona
The Kansas City area continues to implement measures designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Specific reopening guidelines vary by city. Detailed information from several municipalities in the region can be found using the below links. Several governmental organizations have begun requiring the use of masks in public spaces, including the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the State of Kansas.
JoCo Shopping Re-imagined
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The "Shop for Her" event in Overland Park is happening, despite the Coronavirus. The event, which is in its 12th year, said they were supposed to have it in June but pushed it back to see what safety measures they could take to bring people to the shopping event.
Clay County Needs Cash, Too
Following is a list of applications received for small business grants through the Platte County CARES Small Business Grant program as of July 16.
Life Lesson On Losing Money
To Dean Johnson, the math just doesn't add up. The coronavirus forced schools to rethink how they delivered education as they sent kids home this spring and prepared for an uncertain fall term. That reimagining came with real costs as schools had to invest in new technology, deliver meals in new ways and stock up on cleaning products.
Veep Stays Winning?!?!?
One hundred days before the presidential election, Joe Biden has built a commanding and enduring lead over Donald Trump, whose path to victory has narrowed considerably in the months since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Trump Fam Talks Back
Eric Trump, executive vice president of the Trump Organization, appeared on "Watters' World" Saturday and slammed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden for not taking tough questions from the press, describing him as "arrogant" and saying he's making a "mockery" of the presidential election.
Money Has No Loyalty
Chinese companies have raced to sell shares on Wall Street this year even as relations between Washington and Beijing plunged to their lowest ebb in decades. The number of initial public offerings by Chinese businesses on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq have more than doubled since the start of this year, according to Dealogic data.
Panty Fact Check
Victoria's Secret dismisses conspiracy theories alleging inventory tags embedded in bras and underwear are being used for sex trafficking
Victoria's Secret rejected a conspiracy theory circulating online claiming RFID tags in its bras and underwear are being use for human trafficking. In a series of posts circulating on social media, users falsely allege that the radio-frequency identification tags - which are commonly used in the industry to track inventory in real-time - are tied to sex trafficking.
Kansas Left Turn Triumph
Brandon Jones must have learned something during two stifling Truck Series races at Kansas Speedway. The 23-year-old Jones came roaring around the outside of Austin Cindric on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered finish Saturday, then won the race to the finish line for his third career win
Tribute After Tragedy
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Dozens of people met in the parking lot of the Coach Lite Club in Kansas City, Kansas Saturday for a benefit dinner in Olivia Jansen's name. "It's just amazing to see how many people have come out for her," said Ramona Olivas, a family friend.
Homestead Stays Winning
Photo by Nate Sheets Looking for a conversation-starter piece to brighten your interior or exterior space? You'll find it at the "As Seen On Bargain Mansions Sale" hosted by Tamara Day: Kansas City native, designer and star of the HGTV home renovation show.
Cool Down Tonight
The heat and humidity will combine to create heat index values over 100 degrees through the weekend An isolated thunderstorm is possible today, but mostly a dry weekend The chance of rain and thunderstorms increases Sunday Night-Monday with much cooler temperatures KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Saturday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid.
The Band, And The Staples - The Weight is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .