No idea why hottie Karlie is making her secretary workout as well but just a bit of afternoon hotness inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.Still Building Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- - Construction work must continue, despite COVID-19, and, according to one Kansas City metro union, the virus shouldn't discourage people from applying for jobs in the industry.
Kansas City 2020 Foodie Massacre Roundup
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect business owners, forcing five local restaurants to announce closures in the past two weeks alone. Bluestem in Westport announced Tuesday that after 17 years, they will be serving guests for the last time on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Local X-Mas Illuminated
A popular Christmas tradition is returning to Kansas City in 2020 - and you don't even have to leave your car to enjoy it. Christmas in the Park returns to Longview Lake this holiday season, and it's the perfect socially distanced event for the holiday season.
Kush Push Profiled
When I first see Karlie Kloss on my screen, she's a pixelated, slightly delayed version of the model/ Kode With Klossy founder/ Project Runway host the world knows. "I've been having some WiFi troubles today..." she tells me, springing into action just as I offer to switch my own connection.
MAGA GETS OFF!!!
subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser Michael Flynn, who spent years enmeshed in an often bizarre legal war with the government that sprung from the Russia investigation. Trump announced the news on Twitter as Americans prepared to observe the Thanksgiving holiday this week.
Veep Sells Out Socialism
President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday tamped down the possibility of nominating Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders to Cabinet positions, and instead suggested he would like too keep them in the Senate to push forward his progressive agenda. During an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt, the reporter asked Biden if he had talked to his former primary rivals about Cabinet roles.
End Game Threat Raised
The Trump administration is aiming to bring back firing squads and electrocutions for some federal executions
The Trump administration is rushing to make a number of federal regulatory changes before President-elect Joe Biden takes office on January 20, ProPublica reported on Wednesday. One of those changes, proposed by the Department of Justice, would allow some federal death-row inmates to be executed by means other than lethal injection.
Fox News Betrays MAGA
Donald Trump continued to gravitate towards his new rightwing media allies at TV channels One America News Network and Newsmax on Tuesday, even as heavyweight supporters Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson and Rush Limbaugh distanced themselves from the president's attempts to overturn his election defeat by Joe Biden.
Celebs Love Right-Wing?!?
After months of condemnations of President Trump and his administration, Alyssa Milano says she's extending an "olive branch" to his supporters. The left-leaning activist and actress, who voiced an exorbitant amount of support for President-elect Joe Biden leading up to the 2020 election, took to Twitter on Tuesday with her peace offering.
Local Comps Are No Joke
The dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Crafting Kansas City
Tom Corbin is responsible for some of the most iconic sculptures in Kansas City - from the statues of Ewing and Muriel Kauffman outside the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to the Firefighters Memorial Fountain. He's expected to soon unveil a bronze sculpture of President Harry S. Truman.
Saving Starving Artists
Kansas City Repertory Theater has been performing " A Christmas Carol " for 40 years. With the presence of COVID-19, the organization is approaching the holiday tradition differently this year. After a thorough discussion on how to best approach the annual performance Stuart Carden, KC Rep's artistic director, and the rest of the organization decided a virtual performance was the only way for the show to go on.
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