Inspired by hottie Lindsey and her body of work, we share this quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.Mayor Q Shares Kansas City Midtown Road Rage
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The seemingly near-constant construction on West 39th Street has the mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, taking his concerns to social media. Over the weekend, Mayor Quinton Lucas tweeted that a lack of communication between the city and utilities had resulted in a weeks-old road resurfacing project now being ripped up.
JoCo Learns About Plague Work
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A severe substitute teacher shortage is now plaguing several metro school districts. Some schools fear the lack of subs could get bad enough that buildings can't stay open. If you log onto the Blue Valley district website, you'll be greeted with a message about staffing needs.
A man has been charged in a fatal shooting outside a south Kansas City McDonald's restaurant.Jackson County prosecutors charged Kenny T. Moore, 28, of Independence, with second-degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon in the death of Rickey Arrington, 35.Arrington was shot while in a car Monday morning in the parking lot of McDonald's at East 111th Street and Hickman Mills Drive.Arrington was taken to a hospital and died.
Hottie Hope For New Year
Model, former Playboy Cyber Girl of the Month and podcaster Lindsey Pelas was active on Instagram late on Thursday, October 15 to update her 8.8 million followers on the photoshoot for her 2021 calendar. In the post, the 29-year-old revealed that shooting is now complete on the project, which will be the fifth calendar the social media star has produced.
Prez Trump Walks Out
President Donald Trump abruptly ended a solo interview with CBS News' "60 Minutes" Tuesday and did not return for an appearance he was supposed to tape with Vice President Mike Pence, according to multiple sources familiar with what happened.
Get Well Soon 1st Lady
Melania Trump withdrew from a scheduled return to the campaign trail on Tuesday, two weeks out from election day, due to a "lingering cough". Like her husband, Donald Trump, and her son, Barron, the first lady recently contracted the coronavirus and entered treatment and isolation.
Prez Trump Seyz ‘No Fair’
President Trump said he is ready for Thursday's debate against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, but claimed that it will not be fair because the moderator, NBC's Kristen Welker, will be biased against him. Trump said in a "Fox & Friends" interview Tuesday that he wished there would be a neutral party moderating the debate.
U.S. stock index futures rose slightly in overnight trading on Tuesday after White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have made "good progress" on stimulus talks, before adding that they "still have a ways to go" before an agreement is reached.
WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled Senate is set to vote on the reauthorization of the Paycheck Protection Program for small business loan forgiveness as Congress runs up against a Tuesday deadline to reach a deal on COVID-19 stimulus before the election.
Artsy Comeback Coming Soon
The Glenwood Arts Theater in Overland Park is reopening this week with a sneak preview showing Wednesday night. It's been closed for seven months due to COVID-19. The theater has made changes and the people who run it hope a loyal audience is ready for a comeback.While the theater shows commercial films, it's best known for showing art films by independent filmmakers.Glenwood closed in March because of the pandemic.
Hipsters Help Foodies
The Giving Grove, a Kansas City-based nonprofit, has recently expanded its services into rural Kansas in a partnership with The Big Garden in Omaha, Neb. The Giving Grove traditionally serves urban communities, but with grant funding from the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, The Big Garden will open a satellite program in Kansas to serve individuals and families in rural communities with food insecurities.
Checkout New Rolling Library
Those picking up holds from the North-East Branch of the Kansas City Public Library will have the opportunity to visit a new Mobile Library. While the North-East Branch has undergone renovations beginning in -, the collections and other materials have been in a temporary space across the street at 5930 Wilson Rd.
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