Friday, December 25, 2020

Kansas City Christmas News Roundup 2020

Right now hottie Candice inspires our holiday despite continued crass commercialism even amid a pandemic. And so we take a quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Kansas City Vaxx Effort Cont’d

Kansas City Veteran Affairs vaccinates 1,000 frontline workers

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City Veteran Affairs Medical Centers started vaccinating frontlines workers against coronavirus. "We've been waiting for this for a long time," said VA Chief of Staff Ahmad Batrash. "So, definitely very excited to have it finally." The VA received 1,700 vaccines Tuesday morning.


Old School Helps The Dotte

77-year-old Wyandotte County native volunteers at COVID-19 testing site every day since April

Ask how 77-year-old Curt Robinson is these days and he'll say 'doin' good!' Robinson says when you help others - it just feels good, and that's one of the main reasons he volunteers at a COVID-19 testing site in Wyandotte County.


Local Housing Hand Up

Here are the seven Kansas City LIHTC projects approved for tax credits - Kansas City Business Journal

Throughout the Kansas City region, less than a third of the affordable housing projects that sought tax credits through Missouri's low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program saw success - at least for now.


Ladies Change Panties Amid Culture War

Lingerie brands forced to embrace new comfort zone as attitudes shift

Lingerie may be a popular stocking filler at Christmas, but Beau Papworth has been splashing out on underwear for herself throughout the pandemic. "I don't spend money on train tickets and my income hasn't changed, so I'm fine to spend on whatever I want," said the 25-year-old Milton Keynes-based PR assistant.


Politicos Hope In Vain For Prez Trump Cooperation

Why lawmakers from both parties hope Trump 'calms down and simply signs the bill very quietly'

CNBC contributor Ben White told the "The News with Shepard Smith" that lawmakers from both sides of the aisle want to see President Donald Trump sign the critical Covid stimulus and government funding bill, as millions of Americans are on the brink of losing their unemployment benefits.


Fight For Democracy

GOP seeks to avoid messy Trump fight over Electoral College

Senate Republicans say Majority Leader (R-Ky.) will reach out to Sen.-elect Tommy Tuberville (Ala.) in an attempt to avoid a messy floor fight next month over finalizing the results of the Electoral College vote.


Tragic COVID Testimony

A Black doctor died of Covid-19 weeks after accusing hospital staff of racist treatment

A Black physician died of Covid-19 weeks after she described a White doctor dismissing her pain and concerns about her treatment as she lay in an Indiana hospital.


Scientists Study Whilst Media Speculates Over New COVID

How Worried Should We Be About The New U.K. Coronavirus Variant?

A new variant of the coronavirus is sweeping through England. At the same time, the country is reporting a record-high number of COVID-19 cases - nearly 40,000 on December 23 - as well as surges in hospitalizations and deaths. In London last week, an estimated 2 percent of people in private households tested positive for COVID-19, the Independent reports.


Christmas In The Can

Celebrity Prisoners' 2020 Christmas Prison Meals Revealed

Lori Loughlin and Joe Exotic are in for a bittersweet Christmas ... it's their first Xmas in federal prison, but at least they get to feast on fancy fowl. TMZ's obtained prison menus from across the country, and some of America's most notorious inmates are being served some pretty decent Christmas fare ...


And The Band Played On

Violinist plays music for travelers at KCI on Christmas Eve

MATTER HOW YOU CELEBRATE, MERRY CHRISTMAS. THE PANDEMIC DIDN'T STOP A HOLIDAY TRADITION AT KCI. DELTA EMPLOYEE AND VIOLINIST C.T. THONGKLIN FILLED TERMINAL B WITH THE SOUND OF THE SEASON. ♪ I'M CRYING BECAUSE MY MOTHER IS DYING. I THINK SHE WOULD BE TOUCHED.


Kansas City Hipster Holidays

Weekend Possibilities | Holiday Pop-ups Open Post Christmas and Other Merry Leftovers

Whether you are tired of being cooped up with your partner or just sick of stepping on brand-new Legos, getting out of the house after the holiday might be a must. Just make sure to wear a mask. If keeping that holiday spirit rolling is the plan, book a table at Miracle Kansas City.


KC Christmas Chill Endures

Sunny, cold Christmas Day

Hide Transcript Show Transcript EDITORS AS WELL. WE'VE GOT A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY RIGHT NOW IT IS SO COLD THOUGH IF YOU HAVE TO STEP OUTSIDE, IT'S ONLY SEVEN DEGREES THE WIND CHILL IS TO BELOW RIGHT NOW AND IT'S NOT EVEN VERY WINDY.

Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Only thing better than a celeb in the can, would be a bunch of NFL players. Wait , you know it's coming. Arm breaker already got one Get out of Jail free pass. Weird-oh.

Alpinista said...

^^Idiot.

Naturally, African - Europeans are bigger & stronger than Africans or Europeans.

Anonymous said...

TOP PHOTO
Purdy Perky Pleated Po-Po!

Anonymous said...

^^^ See how nice they look when they're not smothered in Lard?

Anonymous said...

To the idiot dead black physician who called her white doctor a racist:
Do yourself a big favor and do not call God a racist when you are standing at the judgement throne.