Right now angel hotness inspires this peek at community news and top headlines . . .
SAVOR SMOKE AND HOPE FOR QUICK REOPEN!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A pit fire was reported at Gates Bar-B-Q on main street shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday. Fire crews were called to the scene at 3205 Main Street just after 8:50 a.m. Firefighters reported smoke and flames showing from the stack upon arrival.
Prayers For Pastor's Wife
Marilane Carter, a mother of three and church pastor's wife, hasn't been seen in nearly a week. Her family told police investigators they last saw her as she set out driving her 2011 GMC crossover from Johnson County, Kansas to Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr Rex Maintains Mask Order
Public health officials in the Kansas City area are crediting a recent downturn in new COVID-19 cases to face mask requirements. Though the orders in Kansas City and Johnson and Wyandotte counties went into place in late June and early July, their effect is now being seen.
Panty Probs Cont'd
Victoria's Secret owner L Brands has announced it will be cutting around 15 percent of its head office workforce in a bid to cut costs amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The move is part of a wider strategy by L Brands which aims to deliver appr
Prez Trump Fights For Cash
Trump lashed out at mega-donor Sheldon Adelson in a recent phone call, prompting panicked Republican Party officials to try and deescalate the situation
Trump reportedly confronted a Republican Party mega-donor over his support for his election campaign. In a phone call last week, Trump asked Sheldon Adelson why he hadn't donated more, Politico reports. Adelson is the billionaire owner of the world's biggest casino company, Las Vegas Sands.
American Social Insecurity
Former Vice President Joe Biden President Trump Donald John Trump Joe Arpaio loses bid for his old position as sheriff Trump brushes off view that Russia denigrating Biden: 'Nobody's been tougher on Russia than I have' Trump tees up executive orders on economy but won't sign yet MORE 's executive order to cut payroll taxes "a reckless war on Social Security."
American Outbreak Worsens
The US is nearing five million cases of coronavirus since the start of the pandemic -- and as experts have highlighted in the past, the true number of infections could be many times higher.
Historic Atrocity Remembered
At the event at Nagasaki Peace Park, scaled down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Tomihisa Taue read a peace declaration in which he raised concern that nuclear states had in recent years retreated from disarmament efforts. Instead, they are upgrading and miniaturizing nuclear weapons for easier use, he said.
Golden Ghetto Presents Pandemic Expression
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - More than 60 pieces of art on are display in a new exhibit at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. It is called "Resilience, Reflection, Rebuilding, Artists Respond to COVID-19." "2020 has been full of surprises and this was just another one," said Zac Bendrick, who has two pieces of art in the new exhibit.
Show-Me Name Game
SAVANNAH, Mo. (AP) - A nearly all-white northwest Missouri town is divided over an effort to change its high school's "Savages" mascot that depicts a Native American amid a nationwide movement calling for racial justice. The high school had a "Savannah Savages" mascot since at least 1926 and the name and the image of a Native American are emblazoned around the community.
Contest Determines Fastest Man In Kansas City
The Cheetah is still the fastest man on the Chiefs roster. Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill sprinted past teammate Mecole Hardman Saturday at Kansas City's practice facility in a race video that has gone viral on social media.Hardman and Hill have been asked frequently about who the fastest player on the Chiefs roster is, and Hardman even offered to race after Hill beat Hall of Fame receiver Terrell Owens in a race late last month.Hardman and Hill joked with each other about the race on Twitter.
Kansas City Royals Endure Coronavirus Restrictions
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Bizarre, hilarious antics only understandable through the lens of a global pandemic found an outlet through the Royals mascot, Sluggerrr. The lovable lion, a staple of the team for 24 years, took the opportunity in two different games to have a little fun among the fan cutouts.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .