With every American industry still in flux amid the ongoing pandemic, hottie Teanna Trump still proudly promotes an embattled pr0n brand and inspires this peek at pop culture, community and top headlines this morning.
Kansas City Skips COVID Exam
Back on July 15, the Kansas City metro area averaged nearly 4,000 COVID-19 tests per day. As of Monday, it was half that, and within the past week, the average number of tests dropped about 29%. "We're doing less than 2,000 tests per day, and that's not adequate," Independence, Missouri, Mayor Eileen Weir said.Weir brought lower testing numbers up for discussion on a call of Kansas City political and health leaders."We have the capacity to do more testing that we're currently doing," Weir said.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Overland Park Fire Department says one person had to be rescued from a fire in the 10200 block of Edelwiess Circle in Merriam Tuesday night. Firefighters say smoke and fire was reported from a single story town home around 9 p.m.
School FAIL Ahead
BALDWIN CITY, KS (KCTV) - Some area school districts are struggling to find substitute teachers. One district may have to shut down for a while because they're so short-staffed.
Pr0n Game Diversity Dilemma
Outwardly, Pornhub has joined large companies such as Amazon, Twitter, and Nike in the corporate rush to put out public statements that condemn racism. @Pornhub, the site's popular Twitter account run by Aria Nathaniel, wrote that "Pornhub stands in solidarity against social injustice," and encouraged people to give to organizations such as the Bail Project and the NAACP.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci goes everywhere, including on Fox News, to spread his messages about the public health measures that are necessary to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
More Cash Coming Soon
The House Democrats' revised stimulus bill would restore some popular programs that were devised to help families weather the coronavirus pandemic. Chief among them: $1,200 per adult stimulus checks targeted to middle- and low-income families. Democratic lawmakers introduced the measure on Monday ahead of negotiations with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Helen Reddy, the Australian singer best known for her anthemic 1972 hit I Am Woman, has died at 78. Reddy had been diagnosed with dementia in 2015 and had been living in a Los Angeles nursing home for professional entertainers. A statement from Reddy's children, Traci and Jordan, was posted to her official fan page on Tuesday afternoon.
Redux For Russian Leaks
Bombshell Allegation: Hillary Orchestrated Collusion Hoax to Distract From Her Emails, According to Russian Intel | National Review
Hillary Clinton personally signed off on the Russiagate farce to distract attention from her email scandal, according to a Russian intelligence analysis that was obtained by U.S. intelligence agencies in July 2016.
TKC’s Fave Animal Story
Parrots were removed from a UK safari park after teaching each other to swear and then laughing about it
A group of African gray parrots were quarantined together at a UK safari park when they taught each other how to swear. When the birds realized staff members were laughing at their swearing, they started laughing too. The birds were temporarily moved to an off-site enclosure, where staffers hope other parrots will teach them better language.
The GOAT Of Jackson County
When Sheila Patton started her goat yoga class five years ago at Falling Down Ranch, she quickly realized people loved it."It became very popular," Patton said.Her clients told her the goats were the perfect way to deal with stress. "They're so, sometimes unpredictable, and funny," Patton said.After COVID-19 hit, she was surprised to find her phone ringing.
Stich In Time
Silk and Steel: French Fashion, Women and WWI opens today The National WWI Museum and Memorial is stepping into the realm of fashion. They've opened a new exhibition surrounding women's apparel, specifically in France during World War II.
Autumn Chill Ahead
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Move over, Clorox. The latest COVID-19 cleaning craze appears to be UV light. Ultraviolet-C (UVC) devices are being used to blast away germs inside restaurants, subways and schools. According to the FDA, UVC radiation is a "known disinfectant" for air, water and nonporous surfaces, and it has been used for decades to reduce the spread of bacteria.
Developing Pandemic Privacy
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Coronavirus testing could soon get easier in Kansas as researchers at the University of Kansas are developing a new rapid at home COVID-19 test. "It's almost like a home pregnancy test," said Steven Soper, a Foundation Distinguished Professor with appointments in both the School of Engineering and Department of Chemistry.
Corona Ruins Politico Party
The couple has tentatively rescheduled their fall festival to coincide with a Halloween event at the mansion on Oct. 31. "We are extremely thankful that the First Lady is feeling healthy and no longer experiencing symptoms," Mike Parson said in a statement. "However, we feel that postponing the Fall Festival is the best decision at this time.
Kansas Scares Up Advice
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Children and adults alike will want to make sure their costumes includes a mask if they are participating in Halloween festivities, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment said. The department released guidance for celebrating Halloween last week, including activities it does and does not recommend amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Show-Me Hot Spot Redux
Missouri is still in the red zone after weeks of reports from the White House Coronavirus Task Force urging the state to take action to mitigate the spread of the virus. Missouri has again been categorized as a "red zone" state.
Talking KC Creatively
Join us as Imagine Downtown KC podcast host Kemet Coleman talks with Dana Knapp and Michael Toombs about the current state of local artists and the arts community in Kansas City; impacts due to COVID-19; and how art can be an avenue for future change.
Dishing Waldo Cuisine
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Boru Ramen Bar is making a comeback, but with a slightly different twist. In addition to a revamped menu, it also will reopen with a new name: Boru Asian Eatery. Co-founders Domhnall Molloy and Andy Lock shuttered the restaurant in June due to pandemic-related financial challenges.
Kansas City Clinging To Super Bowl Glory Days
You can own a piece of Chiefs and Kansas City history as part of an auction to benefit Union Station.The landmark is offering up the eight large banners that were hung around the stage in front of Union Station at the Chiefs Celebration Rally on Feb.
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