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Kansas City Chiefs Take Fanboy Cash With Tech Help
Tappit technology will be used to enable mobile payments throughout Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, as part of a long-term deal, the company announced Thursday. Tappit is now the Chiefs' official mobile payment solution for the team's app.
Life Lesson Warning Amid High Risk For Fading Glory
OLATHE, Kan. - With practices starting on Monday for some schools, athletes in Kansas are eagerly awaiting the start of the fall sports season. But doctors at the University of Kansas Health System are urging kids who've previously tested positive for COVID-19 to remain cautious even after recovering from the virus.
Cowtown COVID Showtime
Local independent theaters are offering online rentals for films they would normally screen indoors. The Screenland Armour theater has started showing movies outdoors, and the Fine Arts Group is soliciting donations for the first time in their 38-year history.
Digital Hotness Payout
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Pollsters Read Minds
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is up 49-42 percent over President Donald Trump in a head-to-head matchup, according to a national Fox News survey of registered voters. Nine percent are undecided or back a third-party candidate. Since March 2019, Trump's support has stayed between 38-42 percent, and Biden's lead has been outside the poll's margin of sampling error 16 times.
Congress Breaks Amid Crisis
An impasse over the next round of coronavirus aid will likely drag into the weekend after Democrats and Republicans described themselves as hopelessly far apart on a deal to combat raging economic and health-care crises. Leaders in Washington followed a familiar script Thursday. They indicated the sides have made no progress toward an agreement.
Big Bucks Bolster Biden
(Reuters) - The campaign of Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden has raised $48 million in the 48 hours since he named U.S. Senator Kamala Harris the Democratic vice presidential nominee, a campaign spokesman told Reuters late on Thursday.
Global Democracy Fades
Human rights activists and monitors say there is growing evidence of police brutality against people who have been detained in Belarus as protests over the disputed election continue. Some of the 6,700 people detained since Sunday have been released and allege mistreatment, including beatings. Amnesty International said the accounts suggested "widespread torture".
Plea For Polar Bears
The past decade was the hottest ever recorded globally, with 2019 either the second or third warmest year on record, as the climate crisis accelerated temperatures upwards worldwide, scientists have confirmed. Every decade since 1980 has been warmer than the preceding decade, with the period between 2010 and 2019 the hottest yet since worldwide temperature records began in the 19th century.
Troost Foodie Comeback
The Combine, a new restaurant opening at 30th and Troost late next month, is not only a joint business venture, but its owners envision it as a place to bring people together along Kansas City's longtime racial divide.
Hipsters Share Plans
Plenty of outdoor activities await anyone who is eager to get out and about despite mid-August temperatures in Kansas City. Just keep that mask on. 6 p.m. Sign up to see the historic 18th & Vine District up close and personal with the Be Bop and Beyond Walking Tour by the Kansas City Tour Company.
Summer Weekend Sneak Peek
The warm and humid summer weather continues with highs in the mid to upper 80s through the end of the week Isolated chance for a shower today with the majority of the heavy rain staying west A cold front will move through Saturday afternoon sparking a few thunderstorms Cooler air will settle in by early next week KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Thursday: A blend of sun and clouds today.
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