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KANSAS CITY, MO. - The end of 2020 will be problematic as the coronavirus pandemic continues, according to Dr. Rex Archer, of the Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department. "The availability of testing though is a problem," Archer told 41 Action News in a one-on-one interview, "and has never been effectively addressed for our whole nation.
Cowtown Waits For Vaxx
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nurses are among the frontline workers first in line for the vaccine. This comes at a time when hospitals are overwhelmed with patients, and many say this is giving them hope. Once you clock in the work never stops. The life of an ICU nurse during a pandemic is hard, but [...]
Local Cable TV Hype
Each episode of the series leads with the statement, "based on true events." While the season accurately captures the feel of mid-century Kansas City, the narrative is based mainly in fiction. "It's a true crime story that isn't true" according to mafia expert Terence O'Malley.
Panty Head Check
Press Pause features free content (accessible via The PINK Nation App) in categories like move, meditate, breathe and get grateful This week, the intimates and loungewear brand announced the Press Pause program, which will provide tips from experts on how to "regroup and recharge before you react" through free content that falls into eight different categories: move, meditate, breathe, get grateful, reflect, connect, prioritize and express, according to a press release.
Money Talks China
CNBC's Jim Cramer on Wednesday made a plea for Joe Biden to stay tough on China once the Democrat moves into the White House in the new year. "I hope the incoming Biden administration can look at Trump's trade war objectively, because in many ways, really, it worked," the " Mad Money" host said.
Stimulus Talk Hastens
"While we made a new offer to Leader McConnell and Leader McCarthy on Monday, in the spirit of compromise we believe the bipartisan framework introduced by senators yesterday should be used as the basis for immediate bipartisan, bicameral negotiations," Pelosi and Schumer said in a joint statement referring to their counterparts, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
GOP Fight In Georgia
Attorneys L. Lin Wood and Sidney Powell reportedly urged Georgia voters this week not to vote in the pivotal Senate runoff elections in January until their vote is "secure," with Wood specifically telling people not to back GOP Sens. (Ga.) and (Ga.) until they take action on the matter.
Cabinet Dispute Sneak Peek
Joe Biden is facing dueling headwinds as he looks to fill out his Cabinet: Senate Republicans want the President-elect to consult with them and choose nominees who could win their support, while liberal Democrats are pushing him to name progressives who could shape the policies of his government.
Feds No Joke
"Am I stoked there's a file on me? Absolutely. Did I enjoy it in the moment? Not so much." And, like the rest of us, he's been going through the hellfire of 2020, starring COVID-19 and the US presidential election.
New KCI Helps Po’Folk
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The developer and the building team at Kansas City International Airport are partnering with United Way of Greater Kansas City for a fundraiser to help Kansas City recover from COVID-19. It's called "Sign The Beam," and for a donation to United Way, people can have a name placed on the last steel beam in the construction of the new single-terminal KCI.
EPIC Kansas City Pizza Party Collab Done Right
"We want it to be a place where people from all different sides of Kansas City can come together and put all those political views and all those racial divide issues to the side - and just enjoy a beer and a slice of pizza," said Alan Kneeland, operating partner at The Combine.
Chilly Morning Awaits
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEATHER. NEVILLE: WE HAD SOME SUNSHINE EARLIER TODAY AND THAT WILL GET OUR TEMPERATURES UP IN THE LOWER 50'S. WE ARE SEEING CLOUDS ROLL IN, WE CAN SEE THE CLOUDY SKY, WE ARE CURRENTLY AT 51 DEGREES. WE HAVE AN EAST-NORTHEAST WIND CURRENTLY AT NINE MILES AN HOUR.
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Finance Committee will be accepting a large sum of money to help reduce violent crime on Wednesday. The committee is getting a $1 million grant at 9 a.m. from the federal government. It's apart of the domestic violence grant fund.
Urban Core Help Out
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tina Farber once felt that she had nobody. Buying a house in northeast Kansas City meant bigger things were ahead. "Freedom," Farber said. But the house was crumbling around her and is in extreme disrepair. It was condemned, and Farber can't live there anymore.
Police in Claycomo, Missouri, are investigating an early morning homicide. Officers said police were dispatched around 2:20 a.m. to investigate a reported shooting near Park Avenue and Randolph Road. Police said officers found one person dead, with a suspect on the run. Investigators believe the suspect involved is also wanted for auto theft relating to this incident.
Kansas City Tech Note
E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. is stretching its reach even further in the area of cloud computing services, and the Kansas City area will play into the company's technology expansion plans. Amazon said Tuesday that its Amazon Web Services Inc. subsidiary would bring a "local zone" to Kansas City in 2021, according to a release.
Show-Me COVID Hiring Spree On Dangerous Front Line
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Wednesday evening a deal with a company that will assist the state's need for medical staffing and beds. Parson announced the state agreed to a deal with a company named Vizient.
Kansas Old School Warning
Dozens of Kansas nursing homes still wait three days to a week for overwhelmed labs to tell them if their residents have COVID-19. As of mid-November, 30 facilities had less than a week's worth of N95 masks on hand. Another 100-plus didn't have enough nurses.
Local Hollywood Chat
Call it mutual admiration society or perhaps a bro-mance-or even the ultimate ongoing mentorship. Whatever you call it, one thing is certain-filmmakers Kevin Smith and Sav Rodgers have an affinity and appreciation for each other. The two directors met in the unlikeliest of ways. In 2019, Rodgers was featured in a TED Talk where he...
Trendy Foodie Debut
by: Travis Meier Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Red Door Grill, a popular American-food scratch restaurant native to the metro, is opening two new locations, and one is happening right around the corner. The company announced plans to open its fifth metro location in Lenexa on Dec. 8.
Old School Help Needed
Kansas City police said they have contacted a woman they believe is the victim of a "costly scam" involving more than $60,000 in Target gift cards.Authorities asked the public for help in identifying her on Wednesday.Police said the woman purchased a total of $60,000 worth of gift cards since Nov.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City community center targeted by a thief is getting some help. FOX4 reported Tuesday how someone broke into the Whatsoever Community Center in the Historic Northeast neighborhood. They stole thousands of dollars in equipment. Thousands of kids have been coming to the center for critical after-school programming, including an [...]
Sporting Chance Conversation
As everyone can agree by now, nothing about the year 2020 has been normal. It was perhaps prophetic, then, that defenders Matt Besler and Graham Zusi-two unmistakable faces of the Sporting Kansas City franchise and eternal club legends-were not on the field in the club's wild playoff win over
Tragic Christmas Tribute
KEARNEY, Mo. - A tree at Jesse James Park has been decorated in Desirea Ferris' favorite color - pink - in hopes that it will act as a guiding light to bring her home. This will be the fourth holiday season Ferris' family will spend without their daughter, who went missing on May 2, 2017.
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