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Kansas City Workout Advocate
It was June 20, and Amber Dawkins and her husband, Jerry, were driving back to Kansas City after spending time with family Palmer, Kansas, when she got the call from a Los Angeles area code that would change her life.
Blaze Kills Overnight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person is dead and multiple others were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after a senior-living facility caught fire Saturday night in Raytown. Fire crews responded around 9:16 p.m. to Temple Heights Manor, 5420 Blue Ridge Cutoff.
KC Prays Amid Pandemic
KANSAS CITY (AP) -The coronavirus pandemic has posed daunting challenges for houses of worship across the U.S., often entailing large financial losses and suspension of in-person services. It also has sparked moments of gratitude, wonder and inspiration. In the Chicago suburb of Cary, Lutheran pastor Sarah Wilson recorded a sermon aboard a small plane piloted by a congregation member.
Victoria's Secret killed L Brands Inc. ( NYSE: LB), the lingerie retailer's parent. Early in the year, it looked like it would be partially sold off to a private equity firm after years of falling sales. The deal fell apart. L Brands engineered, with some luck, a turnaround of sorts.
Prez Shares The Love
President Trump's children offered their support and prayers for their father on Friday after he revealed he had contracted COVID-19. "@RealDonaldTrump is a true warrior. He will fight through this with the same strength and conviction that he uses to fight for America each and every day," Eric Trump said in a tweet.
Plastic Debate Trending
The South Carolina Democrat looking to replace Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham took what appeared to be a unique approach to stressing the coronavirus issue during their debate Saturday. He wrapped himself in plexiglass.
GOP Stands By Prez
Just one in 10 Republicans says President Trump is handling his own COVID-19 diagnosis irresponsibly, according to a SurveyMonkey snap poll for Axios after he disclosed testing positive.
Social Media Death Threat Crackdown
Following President Trump's positive COVID-19 diagnosis, social media companies have voiced a clear message: Any content that wishes for the death of anyone, including the president, will be removed. After the president announced that he and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus early Friday morning, many people, including his political opponents, wished them well.
El Papa Condemns State Sponsored Killing
Pope Francis' new encyclical, "Fratelli Tutti," does something that some Catholics believed could not be done: It ratifies a change in church teaching. In this case, on the death penalty. In 2018, Pope Francis ordered a change in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the official compendium of church teaching, when he termed the death penalty "inadmissible."
Latino Print Legacy Endures
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The KC Hispanic News comes out every week like clockwork as it has for 24 years. "And 26 years in television, that's a total of 50 years covering news in the Kansas City area," Joe Arce said. Arce is the man behind all the years of dedication to the Latino community.
Kansas City Arts Movement Persists Amid COVID-19
Making a career as an artist is a creative gesture as bold and miraculous as any brushstroke. There's no clear path to success, and even great success does not guarantee economic survival. You can get your book published, your paintings displayed, your name in the credits of a movie, and still find yourself unable to visit a dentist or pay your rent.
Kansas City Weather Right Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript YEAH, IF THEY GET TO PLAY AT THIS WEEK THE WEATHER WE FIND PICK A DAY ANY DAY. IT'LL BE FINE. THE ONLY THING ABOUT TOMORROW'S WEATHER THAT WILL BE DIFFERENT THAN ALL THE OTHER DAYS IS THAT IT WILL BE QUITE WINDY TOMORROW TODAY.
Evan Craft, Redimi2, Danny Gokey - Be Alright is the Sunday song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.