We start this #TBT morning with a peek at longtime hottie Kim Kardashian turning another year older gracefully as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Before medical marijuana is sold at Kansas City dispensaries, it has to be tested. KCTV5 News got a look at the process. Operations inside Green Precision Analytics located in Kansas City are nearly nonstop these days. The crew has to run seven to nine different tests on every batch of product they receive.
Keeping KC Hobos Healthy
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Hope Faith Homeless Assistance Campus in downtown Kansas City is partnering with Heart To Heart International as they work to protect the homeless. They're distributing 1500 flu shots over the course of a week at multiple homeless shelters.
It Works, If You Work It
KANSAS CITY, MO - On Monday, Kansas City, Missouri, tied the record for the most homicides in a calendar year at 153 after recording two more deaths , matching a grim milestone that dated back to 1993. Many of those homicides remain unsolved.
B-Day For Cray Vs. Cray
Cue the "Birthday Song!" Kanye West took to social media Wednesday to wish his wife, Kim Kardashian, a happy 40th birthday. The Yeezy creator, 43, acknowledged his wife of six years with a photo taken from their 2013 engagement at San Francisco's AT&T Park. "Been doing empty stadiums," he wrote, in reference to current COVID-19 regulations.
Former Prez Obama Seyz Prez Trump Isn’t Serious
Former President Barack Obama delivered a blistering account of his successor's first four years in office on Wednesday in Philadelphia, arguing that President Donald Trump has proved he is "incapable of taking the job seriously" and has shown no interest in "helping anybody but himself and his friends."
Speaker Bargains With Checks
Trump wanting stimulus checks in people's pockets is Democrats' leverage in negotiations, Pelosi says
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she believes she's found President Donald Trump's Achilles' heel in negotiations over a new coronavirus relief package: his desire to send out stimulus checks to people. After months of starting and stopping talks, Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, who is leading negotiations for the White House, made progress on Tuesday but had yet to reach a final agreement on another round of relief.
Democratic Party Opt Out
subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast Senate Democrats say they plan to boycott Thursday's scheduled vote on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. "Throughout the hearings last week, committee Democrats demonstrated the damage a Justice Barrett would do - to health care, reproductive freedoms, the ability to vote, and other core rights that Americans cherish," Sen.
Axis Against Democracy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both tried to interfere with the 2020 presidential election. Ratcliffe made the announcements at a hastily arranged news conference that also included FBI Director Chris Wray.
Rudy Hack Job Redux
For those not steeped in the byzantine maze of reporting on Hunter Biden, the story can be pretty hard to follow. No evidence has emerged, beyond the purported correspondence, that the former VP was involved in or profited from his son's overseas work or abused his position to support it.
Bag Local Grocery Gigs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - From online personal shoppers and cashiers to the meat department and more, Hy-Vee has about 200 jobs open in their stores across the Kansas City area. Those who already work for the grocery store chain say the opportunities are endless.
Local COVID Home Gym Offered
A gym owner said she is doing all she can to stay in business during the pandemic.When Blue Bicycle Health & Fitness closed during stay-at-home orders, gym owner Jan Schmidt did something pretty amazing."It was just basically sitting here.
Soggy Kansas City Forecast
Scattered showers and storms develop late this morning and afternoon Temperatures rise overnight and Thursday with daytime highs reaching the low 80s There's a good chance of heavier rain and storms Thursday night/Friday morning followed by a cold blast to end the week KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Wednesday: Cloudy with scattered showers and an isolated thunderstorm possible.
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Nearly 1,500 voters are casting early absentee ballots every day in Kansas City, Missouri, a number that is expected to increase as Election Day draws closer. The KCMO Election Board has four satellite voting locations for early in-person absentee that will remain open through Oct. 30.
KC Burger Help Wanted
We finally know where the two first Whataburger locations in Kansas City will be located.Whataburger has two job listings on its website for general manager positions in Blue Springs and in Overland Park. The jobs were listed on the burger joint's website for the first time on Tuesday.The Blue Springs location is slated to be at 905 Highway 7.
Heroic Cop Fights Cancer
MERRIAM, Kan. - Master police officer Phil Lewis has met a lot of people in his nearly 20 years of patrolling Merriam. Little did he know those folks would turn out in his moment of need. "Nothing seemed to go the way it was planned," Lewis said.
Snail Mail Prep Work
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two weeks remain until voters will go to the polls, some of whom are already voting by mail. A mood of skepticism looms concerning the U.S. Postal Service, amid concerns about whether or not that agency can handle a flood of extra mail.
Voter Life Lessons Examined
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With less than two weeks until the 2020 presidential election, voting already is underway. Election Offices in both Kansas and Missouri have reported record numbers for both mail-in and advanced or absentee voting, which is what Tom Ringenberg's Rockhurst University class is studying.
Kansas City Patinetly Copes With COVID-19 Impact
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The longer the COVID-19 crisis drags on, the more doctors are learning about the affects of the virus on the body. Long-term organ damage is becoming more common among survivors. Lynn Flora works as a nurse at The University of Kansas Health System and almost died there.
Teaching Almost New Normal
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools is trying to make sure it has the staff it needs for hybrid learning in January. This week, the district is focusing heavily on recruiting teachers, nurses, psychologists and coaches. Human Resource Recruiter Aaron Watkins said the district wants to make sure all students' needs are met when hybrid learning begins.
Kicks Scam Revealed
MERRIAM, KS (KCTV) -- The Better Business Bureau has recently issued a warning against an online sneaker business that acts as a broker between sellers and buyers of high-end athletic shoes. The BBB says the company is holding on to customers' payments, but not shipping ordered merchandise.
Always Next Season
The final question in Jeffrey Flanagan's mailbag was the one that perked up a lot of ears in the Kansas City Royals fandom. Flanagan published the mailbag on MLB.com on Sunday and the final question was surrounding what the Royals' rebuilding timeline looked like. Here was Flanagan's answer: The rebuild is over.
Cowtown Second Chance
3:02 PM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Le'Veon Bell is now a teammate of Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill, Travis Kelce and Clyde Edwards-Helaire, so he probably won't get the chance to be a star with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Sharing KC Survivor’s Story
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women and one in 10 men experience some form of domestic violence in their lifetime. It's a statistic, Liliam, unfortunately, knows well. She decided to leave to get away from her abusive relationship.
East Side Earns Artsy Debut
"It's so important for our youth to see people - who look like them or came from the same areas from them - excel and express themselves in different ways," said Kay Hansley - one of five artists set to be showcased Thursday during Vine Online.
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