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Kansas City Docs Warn Public In Dire COVID Conversation
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hospital leaders from the Kansas City metro are concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic going into fall. Chief medical officers from a handful of hospitals will hold a virtual briefing Wednesday to discuss the status of the pandemic in the region.
Kansas City Dreams Of Vacay
American Airlines, Frontier, and Air Canada will offer international flights from KCI beginning this fall, in the wake of catastrophic losses due to COVID-19. In Kansas City and elsewhere around the country planes are beginning to fill, but at its worst in April, commerical flights in the country had dropped by 77 percent.
Masks Made In America
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Many people are stepping up to help keep everyone safe during the pandemic. In this pay it forward, one woman does it one mask at a time. The pandemic has been especially tough for non-profits like Hopeprint, which seeks to empower diverse families and provide immigrants with resources.
Insta Double Take
She was very much the IT girl when TOWIE first started in 2010 and now she's confirmed her comeback on Instagram. "'TOWIE 10 is coming, it's time to get back to Essex' .... IM BACK 😝 @towie," she wrote. CREDIT: Getty Let's be honest, it wouldn't be right to have a TOWIE reunion with Joey Essex.
Culture War Continues
NPR slammed over tweet that Trump claimed 'without evidence' that Kenosha gunman acted in self-defense
NPR was strongly criticized Tuesday after it claimed that President Trump had "no evidence" that Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot three protesters in Kenosha, Wis. last week, acted out of self-defense. "You saw the same tape as I saw," Trump said during a White House press briefing on Monday.
White House Fact Check
President Trump and his doctor on Tuesday denied that he suffered a stroke last year ahead of a mysterious visit to Walter Reed Medical Center. Dr. Sean Conley issued a statement after claims swirled on Twitter, without any apparent evidence, that Trump had suffered a stroke before the November 2019 visit.
Campaign 2020 Closer Than Anybody Wants To Admit
President Trump Joe Biden Joe Biden Trump says Black Lives Matter is 'bad for Black people' Kamala Harris pops in on Brandy and Monica's 'Verzuz' Battle: 'You queens, you stars' Hillicon Valley: Twitter flags Trump campaign tweet of Biden clip as manipulated media | Democrats demand in-person election security briefings resume | Proposed rules to protect power grid raise concerns MORE are running neck and neck in North Carolina as the Tarheel State emerges as one of the top swing states in the country.
Speaker Admits Delayed Stimulus
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said after a phone call with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday that "serious differences" remain between Democrats and the White House over coronavirus relief legislation.
American Vaccine Exceptionalism
The US government has said that it will not participate in a global initiative to develop, manufacture and equitably distribute a vaccine for Covid-19 because the effort is co-led by the World Health Organization.
Cowtown Booze News
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Local Red Light Nights Debut
Local live event workers and performers will be lighting up buildings downtown and around the city in the color red on September 1st. The buildings awash in red light will be to raise awareness for a movement called #REDALERTRESTART. The RESTART bill that will fund small businesses and the live music industry due to COVID-19 cutbacks.
Kansas City Midweek Heat Up
Hide Transcript Show Transcript MONKEY -- MUGGY BUT BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. SPOTTY SHOWERS AND MAYBE ONE THUNDERSTORM. OTHERWISE MOST AREAS REMAIN DRY. WINDS TURN WEST AND NORTHWEST ONLY FIVE MILES PER HOUR. TEMPERATURES BELOW 80 DEGREES AND BY 9:00 P.M. WE WILL BE AT 73 AND BY 11:00 TO 69 WITH PATCHY CLOUDS.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .