Jenny McCarthy's 90s-era adverts for Candies have become a part of the American advertising lexicon and they represent a long-gone era of ironic/iconic exploitation marketing. Now, American pop culture has given up self-referential post-modernism in favor of feigned outrage.
And given "all that" we share these community news links so that they don't go to waste and in order to share a better look at this cowtown and these "unprecedented times" or whatever . . .
Kansas City Telcom Name Game Sign Of The Times
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - T-Mobile is making a big commitment to the metro area by paying to call Kansas City's downtown arena the "T-Mobile Center" for the next 12 years. The disappearance of the Sprint name may not signal big changes for our region. T-Mobile says it will continue to pay naming rights at Kansas [...]
Tribute To Kansas City Military Families Cont’d
Hide Transcript Show Transcript LARA: A CHARITY IS DETERMINED TO CONTINUE HIS MISSION. FOLDS OF HONOR GIVES -- TO FALL IN SERVICE MEMBERS. COVID-19 HAS DEVASTATED FUNDRAISING EFFORTS. ROB HUGHES EXPLAINS HOW YOU CAN HELP. IMPACTS ALL OF US SO IT IS SOMETHING I'VE BEEN VERY PRODUCED STAND WITH.
La Migra Now Works Against International Students
Park University seniors from Egypt concerned about new immigration order that could send international students back home
PARKVILLE, MO (KCTV) - 16% of students at Park University are here with a student visa. ICE announced this week that those students must leave the United States if their classes are all online this fall. Noura and Nada Meawad are twins from Cairo, Egypt.
Golden Ghetto NextGen Outbreak
Fifteen students in the Shawnee Mission School District have tested positive for COVID-19.Shawnee Mission East suspended summer conditioning programs for football, track, tennis, volleyball and soccer after two student-athletes tested positive last month.In all, 14 students at Shawnee Mission East have now tested positive.
Local Vaxx Time Report
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Jackson County is making it easier for families to get their back-to-school immunizations. The health department wants to make sure every student is up to date on their immunizations, even if school doesn't happen the same way this year.
School’s Out Forever???
RAYTOWN, Mo. - Local school districts are etching out plans for how they'll welcome back students and teachers in just a few weeks. Just like businesses in the community, schools will be adapting to new standards to enforce distancing, and they're planning for what to do if students or staff get sick.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three University of Missouri-Kansas City student-athletes and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19. Seventy Kansas City Athletics student-athletes and staff were tested "in preparation for returning to campus for practice in the fall semester," according to a news release.
Golden Ghetto Finally Learns: Life’s A Beach
SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) - The Shawnee Mission Park Beach is closing for two weeks effective immediately after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, Johnson County Park and Recreation District officials announced Wednesday. The district said the staff member was involved in training with other beach staff, and no patrons were present at the time.
Kansas Road Trip Lockdown
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Kansas has been added to the state's travel advisory, along with Oklahoma, Delaware and 16 other states previously on their list. Anyone traveling to New York from Kansas must quarantine for two weeks upon arrival.
Show-Me Youngster Bear Taking Missouri Habitat Return Trip
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A roaming black bear nicknamed "Bruno," who became a social media star after his journey from Wisconsin to Missouri, was sedated and transported away from suburban St. Louis "to suitable habitat," according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Party In The Dotte Persists
Update: Kansas State University Research and Extension, which administers the 4-H program in Wyandotte County, did not organize or sanction the in-person showcase of animals at the Wyandotte County Fair. In late June, Kansas State Research and Extension notified all families in Wyandotte County 4-H that it was cancelling all in-person livestock events.
The Choice Is Yours
Abby Hoover Managing Editor Kansas Citians will have the opportunity to exercise their right to vote in the Aug. 4 Primary Election for many local, statewide and nationwide offices. Votes will be cast for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Treasurer, U.S.
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