Hottie Candice and her swimsuit social distancing promo inspires this quick peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation around around the world right now . . .
Kansas City Footballer Cope With Pandemic Consequences
6:00 AM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 The Kansas City Chiefs thought they had two advantages over most of their competition heading into training camp, one being startling continuity for the salary-cap era and the other a high-scoring offense led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Discount Movie Night
Walmart announced a new drive-in movie experience set to start this month.Walmart Drive-in is rolling into 160 stores nationwide August 14 to October 21. The company will transform Walmart parking lots into outdoor cinemas for 320 showings of hit movies. The drive-in movie experience is free to Walmart customers.
Kansas COVID Cluster
OVERLAND PARK, KS (AP) - Nearly a quarter of Kansas' almost 29,000 coronavirus cases have been linked to cluster sites, according to state health officials. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment identified 360 outbreaks which have infected 7,710 people and led to 243 of the state's 365 COVID-19 deaths, the Kansas City Star reported Wednesday.
School Reopen Tax Break
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- This weekend, those preparing to go back to school will not have to pay sales tax in certain Missouri cities. The tax-free weekend will begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7 and run through Sunday, Aug. 9.
KEEP CANDICE SAFE!!!
After 10 years as a Victoria's Secret Angel, she is still one of the most highly sought after model's in the world. And Candice Swanepoel put her good looks on display during an errands run around New York City on Sunday.
Biden Stays In Bunker
Joe Biden is no longer expected to accept the Democratic presidential nomination in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the Democratic National Convention, three officials confirmed to CNN.
Free Money Moves
Democrats and Republicans have finally started to yield as painstaking coronavirus relief talks drag into their 10th day, as the White House appeared to make concessions in the bargaining over extended unemployment benefits. Even so, a range of issues remained unresolved Wednesday as the sides belatedly try to stave off economic ruin for millions of Americans and give a jolt to an overburdened health-care system.
MAGA Outworks Democratic Party
Biden's organizing program was slow to ramp up after the primary. Senior leadership for critical states like Florida and Pennsylvania were announced only in July and the campaign set a goal of just 600 hires by the end of June.
Tragic Talking Point
President Trump appeared to downplay the U.S.' unparalleled coronavirus in an interview that aired Monday, saying that the rate of about 1,000 Americans dying every day from the pandemic "is what it is." The president also rejected data showing the high rates of coronavirus deaths in proportion to the U.S.
Lebanon's government has blamed a large quantity of poorly stored ammonium nitrate for the huge blast that rocked its capital, Beirut. What is this chemical, and why did it explode?
Classy Housing Tease But TKC Prefers The Four Door
The owners completely restored this century-old home, which features a spacious British-style kitchen and a pool on a tree-lined lot. It is on the market for $1.5 million. -Jessica Dailey
More Options In The Dotte
Downtown KCK (at last) welcomes an enviable grocery store, the Rieger returns, and a new ice cream shop to try
Several years after losing its last grocery store (a shoddy Apple Market at 7th Street and State Avenue), downtown Kansas City, Kansas can at last boast that it no longer is among the city's notable food deserts with the opening of the Merc Co+Op smack downtown at 5th Street and Minnesota Avenue.
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