Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Kansas City Tuesday News Balancing



This fair use snip inspires us to consider the tense relationship betwixt celebrities vs. paparazzi as social offers a way to bypass the traditional mainstream media and voyage into murkier tech waters . . . And all of this precedes our examination of pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .


Classy Cowtown Tech Sound Off

Kansas City Symphony musicians go virtual to teach students

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - No matter the instrument, members of the Kansas City Symphony play on as their symphony performance schedule is postponed into 2021 during the pandemic. They're not performing, but teaching their students. "There's a really noticeable brightening when they come on the screen when you see them each week," said cellist Allen Probus between offering pointers with his student, Kiersten Leeper.


KC Diversity Note: Dogs ‘Love’ Anybody Who Feeds Them

A New Social Club In Kansas City Is Aimed At Bringing African American Dog Lovers Into The Fold

In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, more businesses are looking to engage and better include their Black customers and clients.


Hoping For Rock Chalk Cure

University of Kansas medical school needs volunteers to test promising vaccine for COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Researchers at the University of Kansas medical school will begin testing one of the more promising vaccines for COVID-19 in the next two weeks. Doctors say they're excited by this trial. There are five potential vaccines currently supported by the National Institutes of Health.


Burb Masks Up

City of Roeland Park to provide free masks to residents, customers, businesses

ROELAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - The city of Roeland Park will be handing out free masks starting Thursday. The masks will be provided to residents, customers and businesses starting July 30 at City Hall located at 4600 W 51st St Ste 200, Roeland Park, KS 66205.


International Hottie Celeb Culture Seems Flexible

Love Island's Gabby Allen performs the splits on boat ride in Ibiza

She's marked her first holiday since UK coronavirus lockdown restrictions eased by treating herself to a break in Spain. And Gabby Allen kept the good times rolling as she enjoyed a boat ride with her friends in sunny Ibiza on Saturday afternoon.


Veep D-Day Delayed

Biden says he will choose his running mate next week

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Tuesday he will choose his vice presidential running mate next week.


Trump Lite Suffers Social Media Crackdown Harsh Times

Twitter limits Trump Jr.'s access after he shared coronavirus misinformation

Donald Trump Jr. has limited access to his Twitter account after sharing a video on the social media platform that violated its Covid-19 misinformation rules, the company confirmed Tuesday. A Twitter spokesperson called out the president's son for violating its policy on "spreading misleading and potentially harmful information related to Covid-19."


GOP Against Free Money

Republicans revolt against GOP's initial stimulus plan

Divisions within the Republican conference spilled out once again Tuesday as GOP senators dismissed key pieces of their own leadership's stimulus proposal not even a day after its release.


GLOBAL POWER PLAY!!!

Largest nuclear fusion project begins assembly

The world's biggest nuclear fusion project has entered its five-year assembly phase. After this is finished, the facility will be able to start generating the super-hot "plasma" required for fusion power. The £18.2bn (€20bn; $23.5bn) facility has been under construction in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, southern France.


Fanboy Shares Stat Plea

I am once again asking Fox Sports Kansas City to talk about meaningful stats

For most things, you can get your news and analysis in a lot of different places. There's NPR, CNN, the New York Times, the Kansas City Star, and a slew of other traditional media. YouTube, Twitter, and podcasts are increasingly valuable in the media landscape.


Hipster Tortillas Will Never Replace Your Latina Grandma

Yoli Tortilleria grinds success into perfect warm tortilla, opening retail experience in Westside

A new retail operation in Kansas City's Westside neighborhood is a sign of massive growth, hot on the griddle for Yoli Tortilleria. "There's nothing, for me, better than once you put that warm tortilla in your hands and just experience it," said Marissa Gencarelli, who co-owns and operates Yoli with her husband, Mark.


Rain Down This Week

Rain showers, some storms possible Wednesday

Hide Transcript Show Transcript A FEW SHOWERS AS WELL. THE FORECAST IS NOT BAD FOR GRILLING. 20% CHANCE OF SOME SHOWERS SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST. 80 DEGREES BY 9:00. 71 IN LEAVENWORTH AND ST. JOSEPH. 69 AS YOU ARE HEADING UP TOWARD CHILLICOTHE. THERE ARE SOME WHO WILL START OFF COOLER THAN YOU WOULD EXPECT.


And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

"A new retail operation in Kansas City's Westside neighborhood is a sign of massive growth"


talk about deluded.

Byron Funkhouser said...

(CNN)Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Tuesday (he) HIS HANDLERS will choose (his) THEIR vice presidential running mate next week.

There, fixed the headline.

Anonymous said...

I’d like to screw that Gabby Allen gal real deep and hard.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone really believe that an upscaled Tokamak style reactor is actually going to work? None have reached breakeven and probably won't with this latest one either.

Anonymous said...

"Twitter limits Trump Jr.'s access after he shared coronavirus misinformation"

The apple didn't fall far from the tree.

Anonymous said...

KU corona vaccine trial is for people out and about.

Try the Ozarks to see if the vaccine really protects you.

Anonymous said...

"Republicans are revolting" - this is news to anybody?

Anonymous said...

A West Virgina man is behind bars after deputies say he wandered around a hotel naked while identifying himself as Batman.

Byron Funkhouser was arrested on exposure of sexual organs and loitering charges. He remains in jail wearing orange.