Over the past couple of weeks, we've missed waking up early with our blog community of d-bags and so this FRIDAY FIRST NEWS BLAST is inspired by rising star hottie Sommer and her fashionista turnaround as we share more pop culture, community news and top headlines.
Celebrate Kansas City Pumpkin Spice Weekend At Home
As Kansas City's live music and libation spots continue to find a way to welcome socially minded folks, football season is officially underway. So with a lot of live music in the cards and a game to watch come Sunday, here's a full guide to a weekend's worth of good times to be had across town.
Local Ladies Volunteer To Fight Coronavirus
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Several Covid-19 vaccine trials are underway in the Kansas City area. The Center for Pharmaceutical Research is moving forward with trials of a DNA vaccine developed by pharmaceutical company Inovio. Trials began in April when participants were given injections of the potential vaccine.
Freebie House Check Today
The deadline to apply for City of Kansas City, Mo., 2020 home repair programs is coming up this Friday at noon. The Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department is accepting applications for the City Home Repair, Targeted Home Repair and the Paint Program through Friday, September 18.
Stadium Second Guessed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - We're just 46 days away from the presidential election. And while there'll be various polling locations around the metro, Kansas City election officials say Arrowhead Stadium isn't actually set in stone yet. "We're in the process of negotiating. Negotiating is different than yes," Kansas City Board of Elections Democratic Director Lauri [...]
Insta Hottie Sommer Fashion Turnabout Inspires
The night still included many Instagram-worthy moments, especially when Sommer Ray photobombed her friend in the bathroom with an insane booty bend. Shot by her friend, Daisy Marquez, the 24-year-old fitness model photobombed her friend near the bathroom stalls and getting a response from her friend of, "Oh, wow," in amazement.
Campaign Disputes Tele-Work
President Donald Trump criticized Democratic rival Joe Biden for using a teleprompter while using one himself during his Wisconsin rally 'I'm watching what they're doing with Biden where he's using teleprompters' Trump was using a teleprompter during his remarks President Donald Trump criticized Democratic rival Joe Biden for using a teleprompter while using one himself during his Wisconsin rally on Thursday night.
Prez Stands Up For Flag
President Trump's reelection campaign wasted little time late Thursday to highlight a brief but awkward moment during the Joe Biden CNN town hall in Pennsylvania. The soundbite was born when it was Susan Connors' chance to ask Biden a question.
Sedition Charges Considered
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has explored charges against Portland, Ore., officials after nightly protests for police reform led to clashes between demonstrators and law enforcement, a spokesperson told The Associated Press on Thursday. DOJ spokesperson Kerri Kupec said the department had conducted research on whether it could pursue charges against Portland officials over their handling of the unrest.
MSM Fashion Hypocrisy
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris received praise for sporting Timberland boots on Wednesday, but the media wasn't nearly as kind to First Lady Melania Trump when displaying a similar look. Upon her visit in her home state, Harris was seen wearing the iconic boots while surveying the devastation left behind by the California wildfires, sparking plenty of compliments on Twitter and glowing headlines from the media.
JoCo Teacher Tribute After Pandemic Tragedy
OLATHE, Kan. - The Olathe West community wants to make sure coach Derek Leppert isn't forgotten. The assistant baseball coach and front office staff member died Sept. 10 from COVID-19 complications. He was receiving care for the virus in a rehabilitation hospital. One week later, the high school announced it has renamed its baseball field [...]
Kangaroo Latinos Hop Forward
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When the University of Missouri-Kansas City hired Ivan Ramirez at their Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, one thing really surprised him. "When I came onboard, the climate survey said that Latino students didn't feel like they belong at the university," Ramirez said.
Weather Right Now
You will notice a much more rapid temperature drop near and after sunset this evening as cool upper Midwest air settles in thanks to a northeast breeze which will continue to blow in at a steady pace overnight. Clear skies will also factor in as area temperatures fall into the lower 50s with a few locations reaching the upper 40s.
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