Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Kansas City Midweek Early News Wash

We clean up the news scene for our beloved early morning readers . . . Right now 22-year-old actress hottie Caylee and her clever hotel promo inspires our peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .

Kansas City Royals New Boss Remains Optimistic

Kansas City Royals' Response To Pandemic Has First-Year Owner 'Impressed And Inspired'

We heard updates from John Sherman on the team's new stakeholder, on-the-field results so far, and planning around the pandemic. "Our players recognize this is about mutual trust and accountability," he said, "this is about taking care of your teammates and your families."

Crowded Jail Needs More Bunks

Report: Jackson County Detention Center should add nearly 300 beds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new report analyzing previous studies of the Jackson County Detention Center estimates a new jail will need to add nearly 300 permanent beds in order to meet capacity demands. 41 Action News obtained a copy of the "Validation of Needs Report," which provided a forecast of future detention capacity needs and reviewed current issues facing the county's justice system.

JoCo Fall Sports Scare

Parents, athletes and coaches scrambling after Shawnee Mission schools cancel summer workouts

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - Parents and kids all over the area are holding their breath, hoping fall sports will go on as scheduled, but one district has already put a hold on summer workouts.

Zuck Wins TikTok FAIL

Instagram is launching a new video feature that lets you add filters and music to videos - here's how it works

A new feature due to launch on Instagram this month will rival popular video-sharing app, TikTok. The feature will allow users to create fun and engaging video content via Instagram stories, and will be rolled out to 50 countries around the world. Here's what you need to know.

EPIC Blast Explained

Improperly stored ammonium nitrate linked to Beirut explosion that injured thousands

A warehouse storing thousands of tons of unsecured highly explosive material has emerged as a possible source of the massive blast that ripped through the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, killing at least 80 people, injuring 4,000 and sending a shock wave across the city that damaged buildings and blew out windows up to 10 kilometers (6 miles) away.

Interview Aftermath Cont’d

Jonathan Swan reveals the simple secret to exposing Trump's lies: basic follow-up questions

Jonathan Swan, a reporter for Axios, has revealed the magic words that expose President Donald Trump's lies for what they are.

Veep Rejects Anti-Voter Tactic

Some People Don't Want Biden To Debate Trump - Biden Isn't One Of Them

Several political commentators have been urging former Vice President Joe Biden not to debate President Trump in the fall, arguing it's a no-win scenario against someone who won't follow the rules, but that idea is opposed by several prominent Democratic politicians - including Biden himself. Donald Trump's eldest son Donald Trump Jr.

Riot Blame Game Persists

Cruz slams Dems after contentious hearing on Antifa: 'They want to encourage these radical leftists'

Democrats are "facilitating" riots and violence in major American cities and encouraging "radical leftists" who are threatening Americans, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Tuesday on " Hannity." "What's happening, unfortunately, is not free speech," Cruz said, "and those who are peaceably protesting are seeing their protests hijacked by violent anarchists, by Marxists who are engaged in acts of terror.

White House Talks Crime Spree

McEnany Scorches Democrats Over Crime Surges In Cities After 'Defund The Police' Calls: 'There Are Consequences'

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany slammed Democratic leaders during Tuesday's press conference over the "defund the police" movements that many Democrats have given into by showing how violent crime has increased in those areas.

COVID Deadline Coming Soon For Champ Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs players have until Thursday to opt out of NFL season

As of press time, the Kansas City Chiefs have another 48 hours or so to decide whether or not they are going to officially opt out of the 2020 season due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, the NFL set a new deadline for Thursday, August 6, per NFL reporter Adam Schefter.

Kansas City PBS Keeps Playing Booze Pimping Bartender

Tap List | Summer Breeze Makes You Feel Fine

As summer crests, breweries all over the Kansas City area are taking advantage of the clear blue skies and the summer breeze. Patios are reopening, and even with all the social restrictions, we can all agree that nothing quite hits the spot like a cold beer on a summer day.

Fall Preview Redux

Enjoy another beautiful day with low humidity & refreshing temperatures

Beautiful with low humidity and and below average temperatures expected through Thursday The heat and humidity builds by the end of the week A few rounds of showers and thunderstorms are possible as the heat returns KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tuesday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy and beautiful.

Soccer Mommy - circle the drain is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Caylee looks like she needs a good hosing!

Anonymous said...

Has Trump stated yet that he was "only joking" when he was reading his speech yesterday and talked about how wonderful it was for Americans to be able to visit "Yo-See-Might" National Park?

And the Botskis say Biden is the senile one!

Anonymous said...


Told she was auditioning for a remake of The 7 Year Itch, Caylee's bubble was about to burst, leaving her high and dry!!!

Anonymous said...

10:14 - the correct Trump pronunciation is Yo-Semite.

You know that's where his brain went when he saw the word in his hostage video type cold reading. It's exactly how he pronounced it.