Saturday, August 29, 2020

Kansas City Saturday Night Clean Up

Right now pop diva hotness and personal revelations inspire us to take a peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines for Saturday . . .

Locals Offer Tech Help

KCMO back-to-school giveaway helps bridge digital divide

Back-to-school events are different in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Not only are many people out of jobs, but most school districts are starting the year virtually. That being the case, thousands of people picked up school supplies Saturday at Swope Park, while staying in their cars.

Progress In The Ozarks

Branson appoints its first Black member to council

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - A city council in a southwest Missouri community recently appointed its first Black member amid division in the community. Julia King, 37, was sworn in on Tuesday after Branson Mayor Edd Akers and a panel of former and current elected officials unanimously selected King for the city's Board of Aldermen.

Golden Ghetto Losing Love Life

New Showtime series 'Love Fraud' tells stories of alleged conman, Johnson County women

OLATHE, Kan. - A docuseries called "Love Fraud" premieres on Showtime this Sunday centered around Richard Scott Smith. Women tell stories of being beaten and bilked out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by the man who international headlines have labeled a conman and a bigamist. "He is not stupid.

Hottie Singer Shares Love Life Revelations

Tinashe gets candid about her bisexuality as she covers GAY TIMES Magazine

All Hands on Deck, because Tinashe is GAY TIMES Magazine's new cover star. The American singer-songwriter, dancer and actress has received widespread critical acclaim over the past year for her fourth studio album, Songs For You - her first project since her departure from RCA Records in February 2019.

Biden Lead Stays Losing

Biden lead over Trump narrows after Republican National Convention: poll

Democratic presidential nominee 's national polling lead over has shrunk after this week's Republican National Convention, according to a new Morning Consult survey released Saturday. The Morning Consult poll, conducted Friday, showed Biden leading with 50 percent support among likely voters, compared with 44 percent for Trump, with another 7 percent undecided.

Outcry Against Suspect

Kenosha videos of Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse shootings prompt fierce debate over race and justice

MILWAUKEE - Two videos. Two men. Two police responses on the streets of Kenosha. In the first video, taken Sunday afternoon, a Kenosha police officer fires seven shots at point blank range from behind 29-year-old Jacob Blake, a Black man, as Blake attempts to enter a gray SUV.

Sports Fans Push Back Against Player Politics

MLB fans' reaction to Jacob Blake boycotts says it all

As always, follow the money! Forgive my insensitivity, but what happened Thursday night at Citi Field was easier done than said because it was a matter of money. In this case, not much of it was at stake.

March Aftermath

The "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" March on Washington in photos

Fifty-seven years after Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the 1963 March on Washington, thousands of protesters for racial justice again gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC. It wasan emotional day of protesting against police violence, the culmination of a summer of nationwide protests in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Deutschland Agaisnt Masks

Berlin police break up "anti-coronavirus" protest after 18,000 gather with no masks or social distancing

A massive protest Saturday in Berlin against Germany's coronavirus restrictions was shut down just hours after it began because the majority of attendees were not wearing face masks or socially distancing as is required. Berlin police estimate that 18,000 people were in attendance.

Rolling With Booze

At last, the Tour de Bier has come along!

Tour de Bier rolls on from August 15-September 15 The Tour de Bier is BikeWalkKC's premier fundraiser, and has been since that first matching grant 9 years ago. Riders support our programs with their ticket purchases and the friends we've made have become committed volunteers, sponsors, members, and even employees.

Cutness In Captivity

Pierre the Penguin is a fan of the Kansas City Zoo's penguin cam

by: CNN Wire Posted: / Updated: It can be a little lonely when you are the only endangered rockhopper penguin being cared for at a zoo in all of Australasia. "Pierre" made a daring journey from islands in the Indian or South Atlantic Ocean and was found washed ashore in southwest Australia, according to Perth Zoo.

Royals Come Back Swinging

Royals out-slug White Sox, 9-6

The success of the Royals offense will get most of the digital ink after this one and rightly so. But there are a couple other things worth talking about from this one, too. First let's talk about the not-so-fun thing.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .


Anonymous said...

This clean up makes me feel dirty.

Anonymous said...

haven't watched royals since first night.

Anonymous said...

rioting and looting are effective.

Anonymous said...

The COPS "He has a knife " said the eyewitness. And damned if his hands were next to one as his lay shot on the ground. Weird how that shit works. He deserved what he got.

Anonymous said...

it's against.

you're hilarious.