They call German-American Jasmine Sanders "goldenbarbie" and tonight she inspires this peek at community news, pop culture and top headlines.
Cowtown Turns Red
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - We're guessing Kansas City Chiefs fans aren't going to let the coronavirus pandemic get in the way of showing their Chiefs pride. While large gatherings are still off the table and mask-wearing and social distancing remain recommended, we thought we'd compile a list of all the places fans of the #ChiefsKingdom can check out to get ready to #runitback.
Vote To The Limit
Election Day is quickly approaching and more than 235 million Americans will be eligible to vote, according to an estimate by Shonel Sen of the University of Virginia's Demographics Research Group.Combine that with a global pandemic and key local races in Kansas and Missouri, the 2020 presidential election is shaping up to be one like never before.
Counting The Heartland
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas has the fourth-highest response rate to the 2020 census. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 92.1% of households in Kansas have responded to the census , which will wrap up data collection operations at the end of the month.
Panty Drop Promo
Following its August drop filled with pastel shades, Rihanna's Savage x Fenty has now unveiled its latest offering for its Xtra VIP Box customers. Dubbed "Hyper Real," the pack features underwear pieces, as well as a set of handcuffs. First launched last year, the Xtra VIP Box is a monthly subscription service curated by Rihanna herself.
Corona Vaxx Coming Soon
Dr. Anthony Fauci predicts that a coronavirus vaccine will be developed by the end of 2020. "I believe that by the time we get to the end of this calendar year that we will feel comfortable that we do have a safe and effective vaccine," Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on NBC's "TODAY" on Wednesday.
What About Biden?!?!
So far, the answer to it might be, in Trump's words, "very strongly". Just six days since end of last week's Republican convention, polling released on Tuesday by Morning Consult reveals a race that, in some ways, has remained consistent - much more consistent than the race we saw in 2016 between Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Russia, Russia, Russia
Russia's disinformation campaign this time partly wanted to sow division among Democrats by driving readers to a fake left-leaning news site, PeaceData, which portrayed the Biden-Harris ticket as tools of conservatives, according to data revealed by Facebook. Facebook announced that it identified the campaign by the Kremlin-backed Russian Internet Research Agency in August, after a tip by the FBI.
After The Big One
Rebecca Grant: World War II ended exactly 75 years ago - here's what it can teach us about war on coronavirus
As the world continues to wage war on the coronavirus, Wednesday marks the end of another far deadlier global war exactly 75 years ago. On Sept. 2, 1945, America accepted the surrender of Japan to end World War II, following the devastating U.S. attacks on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with atomic bombs.
The third start of the latest - and perhaps final - chance to revive his career was another dark night for Matt Harvey. The former Mets All-Star was hammered for five runs - and three homers - while recording just four outs in the Kansas City Royals' 10-1 loss Tuesday to the Cleveland Indians.
Foodies Roll With New Normal
A food truck owner has found a way to adapt his business in the pandemic."We have alligator sausage. We have alligator bouillon," said chef Esra England, owner of the KC Cajun food truck.The KC Cajun food truck used to thrive on the downtown lunch crowd. During the pandemic, those customers are working from home.
18th & Vine Earns More Cash
Kansas City's American Jazz Museum and the Black Archives of Mid-America are new recipients of the Mid-America Arts Alliance's U.S. Regional Arts Resilience Fund. The American Jazz Museum will be receiving $50,ooo and the Black Archives of Mid-America will be receiving $30,000.
New Kansas City Wine Debuts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mano's Wine and the Kansas City Chiefs are partnering up to give fans a chance to join in on the Super Bowl ring celebration by releasing a limited edition bottle of wine with an artistic rendering of the team's Super Bowl LIV ring.
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