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LEAWOOD, Kan. - Leawood-based AMC Theaters reopened its Legends and Prairiefire locations on Thursday, August 27. On August 20, AMC Theaters reopened several locations across the U.S. with brand new COVID-based precautions in place. AMC had closed all 1,000 of its locations in March and reportedly lost $2.2 billion due to the pandemic.
Northland Deadbeat Victory
UMB Bank lost its appeal in a case about who is responsible for covering bond shortfalls for a Zona Rosa retail project. Kansas City-based UMB Bank, which is a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corp.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Chiefs home opener is scheduled Sept. 10 against the Texans amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and watching in person is going to look very different compared to normal. The team has embarked on a massive undertaking to keep everyone safe while still getting some fans into their seats.
Diva Delivers Bun
The new addition is the first child for Katy Perry and second for Orlando Bloom, who also shares 9½-year-old son Flynn with ex-wife Miranda Kerr The couple announced their daughter's arrival via UNICEF - Perry and Bloom are Goodwill Ambassadors for the charity - sharing a black and white image of their little grasping her daddy's finger while Perry held on to the newborn's wrist.
Enduring Hurricane Pain
As Hurricane Laura moved inland on Thursday morning, photos and videos from meteorologists and storm chasers showed the damage the storm - the worst to hit Louisiana for more than a century - had left behind.
Speaker Against Debate
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Thursday that former Vice President Joe Biden cancel his three scheduled debates with President Trump because the commander-in-chief would "belittle" the forum and engage in "skullduggery." "I don't think that there should be any debates," Pelosi said out of the blue at a news conference at the Capitol, saying she doesn't want the debates to be "an exercise in skullduggery."
Veep Argues For Conversation
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden President Trump Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi Democrats seek probe into DHS chief for possible Hatch Act violations Overnight Health Care: CDC testing guidance change was approved by White House task force | CDC says asymptomatic people don't need testing, draws criticism from experts | No coronavirus response deal until late September?
Misguided Talkers Support Deadly Teen Shooter Suspect
Ann Coulter, Tucker Carlson and Aubrey Huff slammed for defending the teen suspected of killing two Kenosha protestors
Political pundits and public figures are no strangers to courting controversy - but some of the comments coming in the wake of a teen being arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting Kenosha protestors have many up in arms. Fox News host Tucker Carlson, right-wing commentator Ann Coulter, and former San Francisco Giants player Aubrey Huff all defended the 17-year-old suspect arrested Wednesday for allegedly killing two protestors and wounding a third.
SAN ANTONIO - The car caravans known as "Trump trains" that Adrienne Peña-Garza joins on Saturday morning have been growing as they have traversed the Rio Grande Valley the last couple of months, according to Peña-Garza, chairwoman of the Hidalgo County Republican Party.
Local Student Soldiers Suffer Harsh Times
Jessica Pal was among the University of Kansas students sent home to study last spring when the pandemic hit. But the KU junior didn't go home like the rest of her friends.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lenexa firefighters put out a fire at a golf course building early Thursday morning. According to the fire department, they were called to investigating an outside fire around 2:15 a.m. west of Lenexa City Center. They said that police subsequently reported a structure fire at the Canyon Farms Golf Club in the maintenance building.
KC Hotness Endures
Hazy, hot and very humid weather for your Thursday. We will climb to a high near 92 with heat index readings near 102.
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