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Inspired by the body positivity of a new contender in the global panty game, this EPIC update shares a peek at pop culture, community news and some of the top headlines commanding our attention right now.
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Fanboys Help Good Cause
One of the many perks of being Super Bowl Champions is getting that early Thursday night game, which bumps Red Friday up in Kansas City to Red Wednesday.Or, as we've been calling it, Red Wins-day. Cars started lining up early Wednesday morning for a shot at purchasing the traditional "Red Friday" Chiefs flags which have a special message this year -- Super Bowl LIV Champions.
Kansas City Teachers Confronts Long Road To Recovery
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - She was supposed to be in the classroom on Tuesday. Instead, a Kansas City preschool teacher remained in intensive care following a crash. Shaunquinita Williams knew the moment she interviewed Maenisha Jones last year that the 24-year-old was going to be a special addition to Operation Breakthrough.
Cash For Broke-Ass Kansas
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An additional $63 million in relief funding is on the way for Kansans who lost their job during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly. "I appreciate the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its quick response to my administration's application," Kelly said Tuesday, "and for making these funds available to those who need them throughout our state and nation.
Social Media Rolls With New Hotness Trend
Young female influencers on TikTok are dancing with their bellies on show to promote body positivity. The trend was begun by Lizzy Khang, 341,000 followers, whose video has now been viewed 15.9 million times. Carolina Gurdian, 192,000 followers, then decided to make her own version, creating a duet video with Khang.
Veep Leads Prez Trump
Biden leads in six 2020 swing states as Trump sees no convention bounce, CNBC/Change Research poll finds
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump in six 2020 swing states, as the Republican National Convention changed little in the race for the White House, according to a new CNBC/Change Research poll. Across Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, the former vice president holds a 49% to 45% edge over the Republican incumbent, the survey released Wednesday found.
Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic and the journalist responsible for the "bombshell" report that President Trump disparaged America's war dead, conceded that anonymous sources were "not good enough" in reporting such as his. "I share that view that it's not good enough.
Potential Prez Trump Honor For Peace Sparks Outrage
President Trump Donald John Trump Trump-backed candidate wins NH GOP Senate primary to take on Shaheen Trump, supporters gather without masks in NC despite request from local GOP official Trump-backed candidate wins NH GOP primary to take on Pappas MORE 's Nobel Peace Prize nomination created shockwaves on social media, with conservatives hailing it and liberals railing against it on Wednesday morning.
Cure Takes Break
Dr. Fauci says pause on trial is 'not uncommon at all' after major coronavirus vaccine trial placed on hold
White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday it's "not uncommon" that AstraZeneca is holding up its coronavirus vaccine trial for a safety review, but the "serious adverse event" with one of the participants is unfortunate. On Tuesday, AstraZeneca said it paused its phase three trial for a potential Covid-19 vaccine, called AZD1222, due to safety concerns.
Internets Ignores Human Rights
Originally intended to be the latest in Walt Disney's long line of successful animated-to-live-action blockbusters, Niki Caro's reimagined version of Mulan is instead a test case for a whole new model of Mouse House distribution.
Get Well Soon Paleta Man!!!
Abby Hoover Managing Editor When beloved Northeast street vendor Roberto Govea was shot and robbed near Scarritt and Oakley on the evening of Wednesday, July 8, the community was in shock that someone would target such a caring and hardworking individual. When the shock wore off however, friends and family sprang into action.
Meth Town Moment Of Cuteness
Indpendence police SOURCE: Independence police A school resource officer helped wrangle two roaming ponies Tuesday.Independence police said they received a call about two lost ponies outside an elementary school.School Resource Officer Desiree Abraham corralled them and brought them back to their owner. A school resource officer helped wrangle two roaming ponies Tuesday.
Kansas City Pumpkin Spice Season Continues
Scattered showers and thunderstorms today and tonight Temperatures stay steady, mostly in the 50s Best chances of widespread rain will be Thursday and Friday, still could be dry for the Chiefs KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tuesday: Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms, unseasonably cold. Wind: N-NE 10-25 mph.
BLACKPINK - 'Ice Cream (with Selena Gomez)' M/V is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .