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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With Thanksgiving just a few days away, people are flocking to COVID-19 testing sites around the Kansas City metro. Many hope to gain peace of mind before spending the holiday with family members, although health professionals have warned that one negative test result can give a false sense of security.
Hipsters Study Streets
Using Geographic Information Systems, Kansas City Water created an infographic that can be linked to KCMO's pothole problem. KC Water maintains 2800 miles of pipe through the 319 square miles of Kansas City, MO. As the graphic shows, the area the water company serves is greater than San Francisco, Miami, Philadelphia, and Boston combined (266 square miles).
Counting KC Sick Beds
The hospital capacity in the Kansas City area is improving but there are still major signs of trouble. The issue is not the number of available beds. Forty percent of the beds in Missouri hospitals are open. In Kansas, it's about the same.
Demi Makes Waves
Runway star and social media maven Demi Rose gave her 15.2 million Instagram followers a whole new look at her shapely physique with her most recent full-motion share. The post, which went live on her timeline on Saturday afternoon, included an underwater capture of the diminutive 25-year-old snorkeling in a skimpy, neon green bikini set.
And So It Begins
U.S. General Services Administration chief Emily Murphy informed President-elect Joe Biden on Monday that her agency has formally ascertained him as the apparent winner of the 2020 presidential election and would move ahead with transition proceedings.
Even Prez Trump Cringes At Rudy’s Antics
WASHINGTON - While President Donald Trump has publicly praised his legal team's efforts, he has privately expressed frustration with the slapdash nature of his election defense fight, according to several people familiar with the discussions.
GM Saves The Planet?!?
General Motors has announced that it is withdrawing from the California emissions pre-emption litigation spearheaded by the outgoing Trump administration. In a letter signed by Chairman and CEO Mary Barra to 11 environment organization leaders, the company also urged other automakers to join its departure while throwing its full support behind the incoming Biden administration.
End Game Considered
Archaeologists working near the ancient city of Pompeii have uncovered the remains of two men who were likely trying to find shelter during the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. When Mount Vesuvius erupted nearly 2,000 years ago, the volcano played a cruel trick on the people living nearby.
H&R Block Question Loser Earns Interim Glory
Following the death of longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek earlier this month, the quiz show has now announced it will resume production, with a new interim host in the meantime.
After 118 days in the hospital with COVID-19, Kansas City man is finally home just in time for the holidays
(CNN) -- No one expected him to be home for the holidays -- but after 118 days in the hospital with COVID-19, Darell Slater will spend Thanksgiving with his family. Slater, 71, was first diagnosed with COVID-19 on July 13 along with his wife, his family said.
Crafting Local Holidays
Editor's note: Startland News explored Mid Coast Modern's Westport storefront as part of the newsroom's five-part holiday gift guide that identifies locally made goods and supports the call to shop small. Westport streets aren't filled with as much cheer in 2020, Matt Bramlette said, entering a holiday season that's almost certain to bring slower sales and fewer smiling faces to Midcoast Modern.
Weather Peek This Week
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FIRST ALERT DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. OTHERWISE, IT'S JUST GOING TO BE KIND OF BREEZY AND SHOWERY WITH TEMPERATURE. ACTUALLY RISING BECAUSE OF A WARM FRONT THAT WILL BE PASSING THROUGH THE AREA AND TURNING OUR WINDS AROUND A LITTLE BIT MORE.
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