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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's a drug that has been shown to keep people who have COVID-19 from getting even sicker and keeping some patients out of already crowded hospitals. Now, Truman Medical Center/University Health has confirmed that's it among the first health care providers in the Kansas City area to administer bamlanivimab.
Front Line Fights For Life
Public health officials worry that a surge in holiday-related COVID-19 cases could create an even bigger problem for hospitals.Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Liston at St. Mary's Medical Center in Blue Springs says staffing is tight at the facility and at hospitals across the metro.
Masks Earn KCK Love
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce on Thursday threw its support behind the statewide mask mandate issued by Gov. Laura Kelly. Daniel Silva, president and CEO of the KCK Chamber, said the group was "proud to support Governor Kelly's face-covering protocol, which promotes collaboration among communities in our state and doing what is best for the common good."
Local Help Evolves
A nonprofit organization that serves low-income families had to take a whole new approach to the holidays this year. Della Lamb still wants this to be a time of celebration but in a pandemic, the season of giving will look different. There is a gymnasium filled with gifts, representing a lot of joy for Kansas City families in need.
How Fashion Nova CEO Mastered Instagram and Turned the Fashion Industry on Its Head - VIVA GLAM MAGAZINE™
Instagram is a home for people who want to show off their best sides for different reasons. People want attention or validation - or just share photos of their lives because everyone else is doing it. However, businesses and brands use Instagram for a different purpose entirely.
Rudy Dyeing Out There
Hairstylists watched Rudy Giuliani's dribbling streak of hair dye-or makeup, or fake tan-with fascinated horror. Take it as a lesson in careful coloring, or embracing going gray. The staff at Blackstones salon in New York City's East Village watched in fascinated horror Thursday afternoon as the slick brown trickles of maybe hair dye, maybe makeup, maybe fake tan oozed from Rudy Giuliani 's sideburns.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, leaders of the Democratic Party's left wing, are at risk of being excluded from the senior ranks of President-elect Joe Biden's administration as the incoming president balances the demands of his party's progressive base against the political realities of a narrowly divided Senate.
Transition Is No Joke
Former President Obama on Thursday appeared to take a jab at President Trump Joe Biden Joe Biden Romney on Trump election tactics: 'Difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action' by president Biden promises federal government will pay for National Guard coronavirus work: 'That should be paid for' House committee chairs demand briefing from GSA head on presidential transition MORE .
OLD SCHOOL RULES!!!
Joe Biden is celebrating his 78th birthday on Friday, an age that will make him the oldest president ever to enter office when he is inaugurated on 20 January. Biden's age, which Donald Trump - four years his junior - sought to make an issue throughout the election campaign, including the nickname "Sleepy Joe", is 23 years above an average 55 years of age for accession to the presidency.
KC Comeback Underway
The Kansas City Chiefs will return both starting LT Eric Fisher and RT Mitchell Schwartz from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday. Chiefs VP of Communications Ted Crews announced ahead of Thursday's media availability that both players are back. The two starting tackles were first placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday after being deemed high-risk close contacts to a positive test.
GM On The Clock
Dayton Moore spoke to the media for almost a full hour last week. Much of what he said has been reported, analyzed and over-analyzed. The important comments are about the timeline and the players who will be a part of that. Where are they currently as an organization?
Autumn Cool Down Starts
Increasing clouds and cooler today. Mostly cloudy skies are expected this afternoon with highs near 62. Tracking a 30% rain chance late evening.
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV)-- Kansas City, Jackson County, Wyandotte County and Johnson County all have new restrictions on mass gatherings. The pandemic has of course taken a toll on businesses who rely on weddings, parties and reunions. Dana Bacaling started her wedding planning business 10 years ago.
Rural MO Unmasked
Rural areas that don't have a mask mandate are among the hardest hit in Missouri. Cass County has 3,200 active COVID-19 cases and 32 people have died.
More Deets On Lee’s Summit Nursing Home Outbreak
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - The coronavirus is spreading exponentially around the metro. The Jackson County Health Department cites 12 separate outbreaks. The John Knox Village Care Center says it has 33 active COVID-19 cases. "As we see the community rate go up, it scares us," Vice President of Health and Community Services at John Knox [...]
Scrubbing Down Until Saturday
OLATHE, Kan. - A Walmart in Olathe is closing until Saturday morning so it can be deep-cleaned and sanitized, a company spokesperson said. The location near 135th Street and Black Bob Road closed at 2 p.m. Thursday and will not reopen until 7 a.m. Saturday.
Show-Me Support For Guv
HARRISONVILLE, MO (KCTV)-- Missouri Governor Mike Parson had some strong rhetoric Thursday about the seriousness of the continuing surge in coronavirus cases across the state, but he stopped short of issuing a mask mandate. "The emphasis that will be put on by some media outlets is that I'm opposed to wearing a mask.
Suburban School Crackdown
The Lee's Summit School Board voted Thursday night to move its pre-kindergarten through third-grade students to virtual learning beginning Monday through at least Jan. 11. The district decided two days earlier to make a similar change for fourth through 12th grades.
Rock Chalk Defeat
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A federal judge has ruled against a Lawrence bar in a lawsuit that sought to put on hold a county health ordinance that closed bars early due to the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren denied a request for a preliminary injunction filed by Rita "Peach" Madl, president of Ricky [...]
EPIC Kangaroo Payout
The companies involved in the construction of now-demolished student housing near the UMKC campus have agreed to pay $3 million to settle the University of Missouri's lawsuit against them. The lawsuit was dismissed this week after the parties reached the settlement, whose terms were confidential and not disclosed in court documents.
Fear Box Store Shenanigans
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - All Rebecca Carow wanted were two new appliances for her home. She never anticipated that she would have to pay for them twice, which is why she called FOX4 Problem Solvers for help. "It's been like four months of this fiasco," said Carow who had ordered a new refrigerator and microwave [...]
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.
Local Science Saves Doggies
OLATHE, Kan. - Ruby, a senior Greyhound mix, is living her best life now, but four years ago her owner Kristen Constable was faced with a tough decision. "I was sick to my stomach," said Constable, describing the day she found out her beloved pet had Osteosarcoma, or bone cancer.
Return Man Preview
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman has been on the team's reserve/COVID-19 list since last Wednesday. So far, there is no sign that Hardman will be off the list - and therefore eligible to play - before the team faces the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday night.
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