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Kansas City Doc Claims Corona Curtails Flu Season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Flu season is on approach in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, but a prominent local doctor is predicting fewer flu cases than average. Dr. Darrin D'Agostino, executive dean at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, said precautions against the coronavirus may have a favorable affect against the flu as well.
Cowtown Ready To Fly???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you've been looking forward to get back to travel, results from a survey released Tuesday by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce show you're not alone, though not everyone is feeling the same sense of urgency.
Counterpoint: Kansas City Biz Travel Stays Losing
Covid-19 casts a large, long shadow over business travel in KC, survey shows - Kansas City Business Journal
The Covid-19 pandemic could result in a significant decline in business air travel - even after the threat of transmission declines.
Insta Fashion Hotness
Kara Del Toro showed fans how she spent a scorching hot summer's day in a new Instagram post on Monday afternoon. The model shared a series of images on her feed in which she rocked a pink-and-gold wrap bikini that hugged her curvy figure and left almost nothing to the imagination.
LeBron James said his "emotions are all over the place" after the shooting of Jacob Blake.
Christian Swinging Controversy
WASHINGTON - In a claim likely to intensify the controversy surrounding one of the most influential figures in the American Christian conservative movement, a business partner of Jerry Falwell Jr has come forward to say he had a years-long sexual relationship involving Falwell's wife and the evangelical leader.
MELANIA TAPES REVEALED?!?!
Melania Trump will speak at the Republican national convention on Tuesday night, in the shadow of an extraordinary report that she was taped making derogatory comments about her husband's adult children and even Donald Trump himself.
In Praise Of Prez Trump
President Trump has "always" put the "American people first," former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday, the morning after she touted the president's foreign policy agenda during her speech at the Republican National Convention.
Irish Musical Resistance
Van Morrison has denounced the supposed "pseudoscience" around coronavirus and is attempting to rally musicians in a campaign to restore live music concerts with full capacity audiences. The 74-year-old Northern Irish singer launched a campaign to "save live music" on his website, saying socially distanced gigs were not economically viable.
Sporting Comeback Tonight
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTVAP) -- Sporting Kansas City will play in front of fans on their home turf Tuesday night for the first time in months during the pandemic. Only a little over 2,500 fans will be allowed to walk into the stadium. That's compared to a normal game with 22,000 people.
Chiefs Travel Alert
HAVE BREAKING CHIEFS NEWS IS THE TEAM IS ANNOUNCING FANS WILL BE ALLOWED AT ARROWHEAD THIS YEAR, BUT NOT NEARLY AS MANY AS BEFORE JUST MINUTES TO GO THE CHIEFS AN OUNCE CAPACITY AT ARROWHEAD. THIS SEASON WILL BE AT 22% SEASON TICKET MEMBERS WILL GET THE CHANCE TO BUY TICKETS FIRST ON MONDAY TICKETS WILL BE SOLD IN GROUPED PODS.
Local Rescue Doggies Arrive
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dozens of rescued animals from Louisiana arrived in Kansas City overnight. A total of 12 cats and 37 dogs arrived at Wayside Waifs around 2 a.m. Tuesday.
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