Friday, September 18, 2020

Kansas City Friday Night News Grab

Right now we are inspired by hottie Miley and her social media winning to take a quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Delivering Jobs To KC

FedEx to bring 1,300 seasonal jobs to Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the holiday season approaches, FedEx announced it's bringing up to 1,300 seasonal jobs to its facilities in Lenexa, Olathe and other locations in the Kansas City area. The company said it has open positions for package handlers, which will start as seasonal positions but have the potential to become full-time.

Mayor Finds Online Love

Lucas, on Today Show, says Black mayors' group text a source of support in tough times

Kansas City mayor Quinton Lucas, navigating a 2020 that's brought a global pandemic and social unrest, says he's found a group of peers he can lean on for assistance. Lucas was one of seven Black mayors featured on NBC's Today Show on Friday morning, with most of them talking about a group text they've created as a forum for sharing ideas.

Kansas City Hotspot Winning For Parents And Students

KCPS moves to unlimited data plan for students' hotspots after some frustrations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Here's an issue your family can probably relate to: your cell phone's data usage and whether or not you should pay more for the unlimited plan. That's the discussion Kansas City Public Schools had Friday afternoon during a special meeting with their board of directors.

Miley Shares The Classics

Miley strips topless and bites her lip as she listens to Joan Jett

She recently broke up with her beau Cody Simpson. And Miley Cyrus stripped topless on Instagram this Thursday while enjoying the single life at home on lockdown. The 27-year-old showed off her sprawl of tattoos as she folded her arms over her front to avoid violating Instagram's Community Guidelines.

Prez Talks Tucker

Ex-Pence aide: Trump spent 45 minutes of task force meeting 'going off on Tucker Carlson' instead of talking coronavirus

A former aide to Vice President Pence who served on the White House coronavirus task force alleges spent nearly an hour during one meeting talking about instead of discussing agenda items set for the meeting. "He watches people, he watches the news," said Olivia Troye, a former adviser to Pence for Homeland Security.

Prez Swings To Victory

'He's paying attention to people like us': Trump's messages resonate in Wisconsin

With 47 days to go until the election, Air Force One flew into central Wisconsin's airport on Thursday evening, where Donald Trump pitched himself as the lone figure standing between Americans and leftwing radicals bent on chaos. "Biden wants to surrender our country to the violent leftwing mob," Trump told a crowd of thousands beside the tarmac.

Stunt Starts Tragedy

Firefighter dies in California's El Dorado wildfire sparked by gender-reveal party

A firefighter has died while battling the El Dorado fire that was started by a gender-reveal party in Southern California, officials said Friday. "The name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Our deepest sympathies are with the family, friends and fellow firefighters during this time," the U.S.

No App Workaround

Can US TikTokers still legally use the app after Sunday's download ban?

The Trump Administration's long-threatened TikTok ban is here, but don't plan a funeral for the popular video app just yet. Beginning Sunday, both Apple and Google will be forced to stop making TikTok available to download on their app stores. Likewise, TikTok will not be able to update its software after Sunday.

Science Discovers Cure Under Kitchen Sink

Pine Sol now approved to kill coronavirus on surfaces: EPA

Amid shortages of Clorox wipes, this is a new alternative in stock. Pine-Sol Original Multi-Surface Cleaner received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) "for kill claims against SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, on hard non-porous surfaces," the Clorox Company announced in a press release about its cleaning product.

Local Performer Earns Accolades Around The World

AY Young's 'Battery Tour' finds an outlet in the United Nations

AY Young. // Photo by Jim Nimmo Musician and entrepreneur, AY Young is a Kansas City-born, home-schooled Eagle Scout, former college basketball player and performer who has hosted over 800 shows all over the world powered entirely by renewable energy. Performing live using his platform, The Battery Tour, an AY show is an interactive street corner concert mixing original music...

EPIC Local Payout Earned For Important Cause

Chiefs fans break record donation total with $1M in Red Friday flag sales

KANSAS CITY METRO - Chiefs Kingdom, you have done it again! The Chiefs and the Kansas City community have broken the record for flag sales on the 29th edition of Red Friday, racking up a whopping $1 million. The money goes toward the Ronald McDonald House of Kansas City, which houses families of sick children during their treatments.

Pee-Wee Forecasts Weather

Dry, comfortable weather this weekend

Cool temperatures Saturday morning Comfortable but increasingly warm temperatures Fall arrives Tuesday as daytime highs warm back to the 80s KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tonight: Mostly clear, cool, and refreshing. Wind: SE 5-10 mph. Low: 52° Saturday: Mostly sunny with some afternoon clouds. Wind: SE 5-15 mph.

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Anonymous said...

That's cold. KC is not a bow tie town.

Anonymous said...

Miley is a nasty skank

Anonymous said...

And yet she is a multimillionaire and has millions of fans all over the world while u are reading a 3rd rate local blog aboit a crap city.


Anonymous said...

Look...PeeWee Herman is doing the weather.

Anonymous said...

Quinton Lucas found love with other black panthers to terrorize our country.

That chiefs flag sales crap is a LIE.

Anonymous said...

Miley used to be a hot piece of ass, not so much now

Anonymous said...

Is that really something you want to trumpet on The Today Show, that you're seeking advice from 7 other Black mayors in failing cities. Wouldn't it be better for KCMO to seek advice from Trump or at least mayors from more financially successful cities? What does the race of the mayor mean to Mayor Q?