Thursday, August 20, 2020

Kansas City Thursday Night News Links



With respect to enduring Pamela hotness and our late night readers, we share these news links related to pop culture, community news and top headlines.


Kansas City Boozy Tribute

Stepping up-Again

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic back in March, the J. Rieger Distillery made a quick business pivot and began producing hand sanitizer for public and private use.


Local Gunfire Report Tonight

Kansas City police investigate shooting Thursday near East First, Campbell

Police in Kansas City are investigating a shooting Thursday near East First and Campbell streets.Police said officers were called at 5:25 p.m. to the area and found one person with serious injuries.No other information was released. Refresh this page for updates. Police in Kansas City are investigating a shooting Thursday near East First and Campbell streets.


Golden Ghetto D-Day Friday

Blue Valley to announce back to school decision on Friday

OVERLAND PARK, KS. (KCTV) --- Blue Valley students, parents and staff members will find out on Friday the district's plan for starting school. On Tuesday night, the district's board of education voted to rescind Johnson County's gating criteria --- and instead, follow state guidelines using the most localized data available.


Movie House Redux

Kansas City-area AMC theaters reopen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - AMC theaters nationwide - including several locations around Kansas City - will reopen Thursday after being closed for five months during the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to inform people of cleanliness, the company has implemented a sanitation program called AMC Safe and Clean.


Retro Hottie Dedication

Cardi B channels Pamela Anderson's Barb Wire in sizzling shoot

Cardi B sent temperatures soaring as she channeled Pamela Anderson's iconic character Barb Wire from the cult classic of the same name. The Bodak Yellow rapper, 27, posed for a sizzling photo shoot inspired by the 1996 sci-fi film, where Pamela played a mercenary and bounty hunter, who was forced into a secret government plan by a former lover.


Deutschland Doggie Rules Debut

Germans could legally have to let their dogs out twice a day

Dog owners in Germany could be legally required to let their pets out at least twice a day for a total of one hour under the terms of proposed new regulations.


Iran From Nukes

Pompeo Tries Starting 'Snapback' Clock To Restore Sanctions Against Iran By U.N.

Six days after the Trump administration saw its effort to extend expiring United Nations weapons sanctions on Iran collapse in an embarrassing defeat, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went to U.N. headquarters on Thursday to try again. This time, Pompeo went even further, pushing for a reinstatement by the U.N.


College Crackdown On COVID

These are the extreme measures colleges are taking to limit partying

Say goodbye to sticky floors, keg stands and dubious punch bowls. While college administrators around the country struggle to keep their students safe in class, there's one, formative part of college that seems to be out of their hands: parties.


Money Highlight Tonight

Let's celebrate the imminent return of football by watching this insane Patrick Mahomes pass

It has been a long time since we've seen football. This year we don't even have preseason games to get us through August. In many ways it doesn't feel like the NFL season starts three weeks from today (though it does, and that's pretty great).


Sound Of Local History

Kansas City plans to celebrate Charlie Parker's 100th birthday all month

The famous jazz musician Charlie Parker would have turned 100 years old this month. Kansas City is celebrating its native son all month long.This weekend at the 18th & Vine District, the celebration will focus on young people who are carrying on Parker's legacy.Parker is considered one of the most influential jazz musicians of all time.


Royal Theft Celebrated

Been caught stealing... a lot

On Wednesday night, in two games against the Cincinnati Reds, the Royals swiped three bases in four attempts. That's not exactly a newsworthy event when it's about the Royals. They run and they run often. As you would imagine, the Royals are among the teams that exercises their right to take a free base the most.


KC August Comeback

Feeling more like August should starting this weekend

Hide Transcript Show Transcript BIT OF CLOUD COVER TRYING TO MOVE THROUGH YOUR EVENING FORECAST IF YOU'RE GOING TO TRY TO WORK OUT ONCE AGAIN LOOKING FOR THE TEMPERATURES TO DROP THROUGH THE 80S 79 BY 8:00 P.M. AND BY 10:00 P.M.


And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

So we’re gonna spend a shit ton of money on a month long celebration of a man who hated kc and begged to not be buried here, sounds about right.

The poor man is rolling over in his grave and kc won’t stop using his name for personal gain. This city is so desperate for attention it’s sickening.

Anonymous said...

Yet, not a peep about Kansas City's history with Bob Berdella. Weird.

Anonymous said...

Where are the "Protests" demanding that Kansas City...
FREE CHARLIE PARKER'S CORPSE!
HONOR HIS DYING WISH!

Anonymous said...

Barbwire was a remake of Casablanca with Pamela Anderson in the Humphrey Bogart role.