Sunday, August 02, 2020

Kansas City Sunday News Lineup

Angelic tribute to pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .

Every Kansas City Lady Deserves Second Chance

The Help KC hosts event for recently incarcerated women

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Women who recently came out of the criminal justice system were offered a helping hand on Saturday. The Help KC organized a one-stop shop event that included assistance ranging from basic necessities to resources for jobs and education.

Kansas City Resources Emerge For Finding Sense Of Place

Maps Added to KCHistory

The Kansas City Public Library and Missouri Valley Special Collections are proud to announce the addition of 34 newly scanned maps to The maps range in date from the 1880s through the 1960s and reflect a wide variety of interests. There are zoning maps, school district boundary maps, public transit maps, geological maps, and road maps.

Neighbors Desperately Seeking Peace In The Dotte

Argentine community calls for end to violence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Members of the Argentine community in Kansas City, Kansas, have called for a stop to violence. They organized a bike and walk against crime on Saturday to raise awareness and bring the community together. Jose Guerra and Michael Aguirre said it doesn't take much to create change through such events.

Angels Falling Fast

Victoria's Secret parent L Brands to slash 15% of corporate workforce

Victoria's Secret owner L Brands said Tuesday it is preparing to cut 15% of its corporate workforce, or about 850 jobs, in a bid to trim costs as its business takes a hit from the coronavirus pandemic. The company said it hopes to save about $400 million annually through its cost-cutting efforts, which include the layoffs.

Corona Kills American Freedom Of The Press

The Republican National Convention will exclude the press and renominate Trump in private for the first time in modern history

The Republican National Convention this month will reportedly be closed to the press, and will feature just a fraction of the delegates due to coronavirus restrictions. An RNC spokesperson told CNN, "We are working within the parameters set before us by state and local guidelines regarding the number of people who can attend events."

Awaiting Free Money

Lawmakers still "not close" to a coronavirus stimulus deal, a day after $600 federal relief expired

Congress adjourned for the week on Friday having failed to pass a new coronavirus stimulus bill, as the weekly $600 coronavirus unemployment payments 32 million people have come to rely on expired. With Democrats and Republicans still far apart on stimulus priorities, party leaders returned for talks on Saturday, in which they reportedly made "progress" - but are still far from passing ongoing relief.

Holy Land Hot Mess

Thousands demonstrate against Netanyahu as Israel protests gain strength

Thousands of demonstrators have gathered outside the official residence of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and thronged the streets of central Jerusalem, as weeks of protests against the Israeli leader appeared to be gaining steam.

Veep Pick Probs

Susan Rice's 'Benghazi baggage,' F-bombs would make her 'lightning rod' as Biden VP pick, writer claims

Former national security adviser Susan Rice would be a "human lightning rod" if selected to be Democrat Joe Biden's running mate, a Washington Post columnist wrote Friday. Rice, who is reported to be among shrinking list of Biden vice presidential contenders, has the advantage of a longstanding close relationship with Biden, unlike any of the other names on the list.

American Death Count Cont'd

20,000 more Americans could die from Covid-19 in the next 21 days, CDC ensemble forecast shows

The US has reported more deaths linked to coronavirus than anywhere else in the world and updated models show 20,000 more Americans could die in just the next three weeks.

Techies Fall In Line

Microsoft, Bytedance halt TikTok talks after Trump signals opposition

Microsoft Corp. has paused negotiations to buy the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app TikTok after President Trump said late Friday he opposed the deal, according to people familiar with the matter. The president's statements spurred TikTok to make additional concessions, including agreeing to add as many as 10,000 jobs in the U.S.

Slumming To Discover Kansas City Smorgasbord

West Bottoms is home to a new elite pit that serves up Texas-style barbecue

Starting a new business always favors the bold and scrappy, but doubly so during an international pandemic. In the case of Justin Easterwood, who launched his regionally diverse craft barbecue spot, Chef J BBQ, in the West Bottoms one week before coronavirus closures started to pile up like cordwood, it wasn't that much of an adjustment-scrappiness was always part of the plan.

Sunday Forecast Revealed

Partly sunny Sunday, chance of scattered showers


Norman Greenbaum Spirit in the sky ( Rare Original Footage French TV 1970 ) is the Sunday song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Charlie Horse said...

Oh how I'd love to work at Victoria Secrets only to sniff the returns...

Anonymous said...

Susan Rice looks kind of like an Iranian Lee Harvey Oswald. Dead eyes. People in California talk about how Kamala Harris slept her way to the top of the party out there.