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Nick Heads KC News Game
This week's Nick's Picks is brought to you by the letters E, T, and U. That stands for Expect The Unexpected. Who could have predicted that in a 48-hour time span the president of the United States would test positive for COVID-19 and the pandemic would halt the Chiefs from playing at Arrowhead?
Checkout Kansas City Hype Growing More Desperate
The Hotel Kansas City opened late last week in the heart of Downtown KC. The beautifully restored building retains the signature features of the historic Kansas City Club location, accented with a sophisticated blend of modern flourishes. "We are the most luxurious hotel in the market, there's no other comparisons," said Sarah Beck, director of sales and marketing.
Deadly Fire Aftermath
The Raytown Fire Marshal told KMBC 9 News on Monday a senior apartment complex that experienced a deadly fire Saturday evening did not have fire sprinklers installed. Fire Marshal Mike Hunley said the Temple Heights Manor senior community was not in violation of fire code due to the lack of sprinklers.
Global Climate Change Could Eat Your Brain
Instances of Naegleria fowleri-related brain infections in humans is relatively rare, but when it does happen it is almost always serious.
Debate Redux Tweet
When the gloves come off, the mask goes on. Joe Biden tweeted a meme showing President Trump removing his face mask upon his arrival at the White House late Monday after his treatment for COVID-19, and puts a side-by-side video of himself putting on a mask like a superhero.
Pandemic Can’t Slow Down Prez Trump’s Twitter Game
President Donald Trump sent a series of tweets on Monday morning offering reasons why he should be re-elected on November 3. Many of his messages were short phrases with calls to "vote." The president remains in Walter Reed Medical Center following a positive test for COVID-19.
Gay Marriage Clap Back
On Monday morning, Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito reminded Americans that marriage equality is in imminent peril at the Supreme Court. Thomas, joined by Alito, wrote a screed in defense of Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, painting her as a modern-day martyr.
Movie Night Moved Back
"If that's not proof point, testament, to climate change, then I don't know what is," Newsom said. The August Complex began as dozens of fires ignited by lightning in the Mendocino National Forest in mid-August and became California's largest fire on record in September. As of Monday, it covered nearly 1,566 square miles (4,055 square kilometers).
As The World Burns
" The Batman " will no longer hit theaters in 2021. In another major release calendar overhaul, Warner Bros. has delayed the comic book adventure and a number of other movies, including "The Flash" and "Shazam 2." "The Batman" - starring Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader - had been scheduled for Oct.
2020 Dingers Remembered
The shortened season means the Royals didn't have as many chances to hit home runs, but did you know they still more home runs this year (68) than they did the entire 1976 season (65)? And that team finished in first place! The game has changed! Here are the top home runs of 2020.
¡Viva KC Taco Tuesday!
The KCK Taco Trail sounds like a dream come true for taco-lovers. The Kansas City area is well-known as a starting point for the historic Santa Fe, California and Oregon Trails leading westward and now, the area also boasts its own Taco Trail that officially launches on Thu., Oct. 1.
Cowtown October Heats Up
Hide Transcript Show Transcript KNOW FIRST. THIS IS FIRST ALERT WEATHER AND IT IS WINDY AND WARM OUTSIDE FEELS MORE LIKE EARLY SEPTEMBER. WE'RE LOOKING FROM OUR TOWER CAM RIGHT NOW TOWARDS ARROWHEAD STADIUM IS GOING TO BE ROCKING THEIR AND LITTLE LESS THAN TWO HOURS FOR TONIGHT'S GAME AND CHECK OUT THESE NUMBERS.
My Morning Jacket - Feel You is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.