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Kansas City Hopes For Cure
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of area volunteers will soon be a part of the search for a COVID-19 vaccine. Researchers at two metro hospitals announced the expansion of a trial that's showing promise. Scientists had to get creative with a key component but that could end up being the reason this vaccine is so successful.
Sharks For Po-Po
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A national organization is pledging support to the Kansas City police officer facing charges in the deadly shooting of Cameron Lamb. Officer Eric DeValkenaere is charged with involuntary manslaughter in Lamb's death. Lamb was shot and killed in December of last year, in the driveway of his home after a high-speed chase.
KCK Laments Sports FAIL
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Dreams of a fall sports season have come to an end for athletes in the Kansas City Kansas Public School District. "Just a lot of mixed emotions. Anger, sadness. It just hurt because I'm a senior and I don't get to play my last year of football," Washington High School Football Senior, Anderson Jones said.
Fitness Hotness Revealed
Claudia Romani - Booty, Working Out on the Beach Italian-American model and reality TV personality Claudia Romani was seen exercising on the South Beach. She wore her usual extra small thong working out. Instagram: https://instagram.com/claudia_romani/
Kamala Strikes First
Kamala Harris blames Trump for severity of U.S. coronavirus outbreak: He failed to take it 'seriously from the start'
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday blamed President Donald Trump for the severity of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, saying he was "delusional" and failed to take the virus "seriously from the start." "This virus has impacted almost every country but there's a reason it has hit America worse than any other advanced nation.
Prez Trump Pressures Changes
The US president's hair-washing complaints on Wednesday prompted the government to propose an easing of shower pressure standards. Biden and Harris say Trump has left America's reputation 'in tatters' at first event as running mates - live The Trump administration proposed rule changes that would allow shower heads to boost water pressure, after Donald Trump repeatedly complained that bathroom fixtures do not work to his liking.
No Check From Speaker Anytime Soon
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that Democratic leaders and White House officials remain far apart regarding any deal to provide more emergency aid to American families and workers still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. "We're miles apart," Pelosi told MSNBC during an interview on Wednesday, citing, in particular, a stalemate over education funding, eviction protections and additional money for food stamps.
Odds For Now
A new election model released by FiveThirtyEight gives presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden President Trump Donald John Trump Democrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district MORE .
Election Think Piece
It isn't black voters Harris is meant to court. I n 2020, the Republican Party has a bad reputation on race, not entirely undeserved, and the thing to understand about the upcoming elections is this: As a matter of pure cynical political calculation, the Republican Party's problem isn't that its bad reputation on race costs it the support among black voters but that its bad reputation on race costs it support among white voters.
Meth Town Seyz Goodbye
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man who spent 20 years serving Independence as a councilman and mayor has died. Don Reimal was 78. The city announced his death Wednesday in a news release. Reimal served as city councilman from 1994 to 2006. He was elected mayor in 2006 and served two terms, retiring in 2014.
Midtown Serves Kansas City
After transforming Black Sheep on 39th Street into Black Sheep Community Kitchen , where he fed the hungry in Kansas City for months, chef-owner Michael Foust reopened his casual dining restaurant to the public in June with a surprise guest in the kitchen.
More Humidity This Week
EASTERN PORTIONS OF KANSAS BUT OTHERWISE, OR AT LEAST CLOUDY. NOT BAD FOR MOWING. TEMPERATURES DROPPED THROUGH THE 80'S AND BY 9:00, 81 DEGREES. TEMPERATURES ABOUT WHERE THEY HAVE IN THE LAST FEW MORNINGS. 70 FOR TRENTON. OTTAWA 69. THE HOUR-BY-HOUR FORECAST CLEAR IN THE MORNING AND NO FOG THIS GO-ROUND.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .