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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Shoppers across the Kansas City area keep the Black Friday holiday shopping tradition alive despite the COVID-19 pandemic, though it was a more subdued initial rush. On the Country Club Plaza, traffic was steady but a bit lighter than years past.
Farewell Black Friday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Colin Rohach has been Black Friday shopping as long as he can remember. Each year, he devised his plan ahead of time with a single focus on the hot items in demand. "What I used to do is, you go the day before and you hide all the stuff you want [...]
Local Hipster Chatter
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Jo-Lo Shares TOTES NUDE Promo At 51
From Cosmopolitan After teasing her new bob haircut yesterday, Jennifer Lopez has revealed her upcoming album cover, which shows her completely naked. Like, completely naked. The singer has been teasing her ninth studio album, In The Morning, on Instagram, and it's safe to say her 133million followers are pretty shook.
Prez Trump Demands Proof
President Trump on Friday claimed that President-elect Joe Biden must prove that the votes he received in the presidential election were not "illegally obtained" in order to enter the White House -- the latest sign that Trump is not giving up his efforts to challenge the result.
Tiny Desk Show Down
President Trump lashed out at a reporter during a pool spray Thursday, calling the journalist a "lightweight" after the president was pressed about his election defeat.
MUST SEE MASK TEST!!!
A new study from the Mayo Clinic showed that face masks of any kind are critical for preventing coronavirus transmission. The researchers used mannequins to prove the effectiveness of face coverings and conducted similar experiments at different distances. The study found that face masks combined with social distancing can significantly reduce one's risk of contracting COVID-19 when exposed to infected people.
USA Needs Another Check
The latest surge in coronavirus cases, coupled with the government's failure to pass another stimulus package, is exacerbating the stress and anxiety felt by hundreds of thousands of retailers nationwide.
Doggie Cuteness Displayed
National Dog Show results: Scottish deerhound takes best in show, but tiny pup Chester wins Twitter's heart
She's ruff competition. A 3-year-old Scottish deerhound named Claire won the National Dog Show 2020 Thursday - becoming the first of her breed ever to fetch the coveted title. The smiley pooch won the top accolade with her owner, Angela Lloyd, at her side, beating out seven finalists and a total of 538 entries.
Local Scribe Debuts
If Kansas City's vast network of volunteers had an accompanying volume of short stories, that might be Odd Ducks , Patricia Lawson's debut collection. Lawson has lived in Kansas City her entire life, on both sides of State Line Road. And she volunteers - a lot.
KC Fitting Promo
Instead of staying comfortable, Dave Lindahl took a leap of faith, stepping out as an entrepreneur and combining his interest in working for himself with his newfound KC pride - a decision that shows itself as full circle each and every day, he said.
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WERE ALL WAITING TO SEE THIS, AND NOW THEY ARE ON AS EMILY MENTIONED GOING TO BE AROUND FOR A WHILE AT LEAST THROUGH JANUARY. RIGHT NOW THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHT AND WE ARE SEEING A LOT MORE VEHICULAR TRAFFIC AS PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO TAKE IN THE LIGHTS AND THE SITES.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.