Friday, December 11, 2020

Kansas City Friday News Look

Right now we celebrate hottie Abby's body of work as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines . . .

County Club Plaza Earns Christmas Keepsake

KC church now on National Register of Historic Places

It's a big deal for a church that doesn't look like a church.That's what famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright wanted when he designed the Community Christian Church on Main Street, just north of the Plaza.


Kangaroos Snag Pandemic Testing Cash

Study relies on 'established trust' to improve COVID-19 testing in underserved communities

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Leaders at the University if Missouri-Kansas City say established trust could be key in reaching underserved communities in Kansas City with COVID-19 testing. UMKC is slated to receive nearly $2 million from the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program to fund studying the effects of church-based intervention on COVID-19 testing rates.


Show-Me Hunting Season

Missouri approves framework for black bear hunting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Conservation Commission has approved a limited black bear hunting season, to start next year. Under a plan approved Friday, only Missouri residents will be allowed to hunt the bears, and only in three "Bear Management Zones" in southern Missouri.


Kansas Transit Crackdown

Kansas man riding lawnmower on freeway charged with DUI

TOPEKA, Kan. (KCTV/AP) - It's not unusual for officers to pull over suspected drunken drivers on the highways of Kansas, but it is fairly rare to find the suspected drunken driver on a major thoroughfare driving a riding lawnmower.


Abby Shares Holiday Goodness

Abigail Ratchford Flaunts Hourglass Body In White Bathing Suit With Daring Cutouts

Abigail Ratchford may have earned the title "Queen of Curves" in her most recent Instagram snapshot on Thursday. The voluptuous model showcased her hourglass body as she enjoyed some time in Malibu, California. In the sexy pic, Abigail looked like a total smokeshow while rocking a skimpy white bathing suit.


Prez Trump Keeps Government Going Amid Holidays

Trump signs one-week funding bill to avoid shutdown

on Friday evening signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government open for another week while lawmakers negotiate a longer-term package. The Senate earlier in the day passed the bill via voice vote, just hours before the government would have shut down. The House already passed the one-week continuing resolution (CR) on Wednesday.


AOC Offers X-Mas Wish

AOC says if Democrats win in Georgia, US will get a $15 min wage, expanded health care

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday urged Democrats to vote in Georgia, telling them if they turn out in Georgia they can push through liberal objectives such as a $15 minimum wage and expanded health care. "If we win these races in Georgia, we'll be able to get people Covid relief without the funny business," Ocasio-Cortez said on Instagram Live.


Kegger Compiles EPIC Numbers

Travis Kelce could become the first tight end to lead the league in receiving yards - ProFootballTalk

Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf currently has a five-yard lead over Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce for the top acquirer of receiving real estate in 2020. If Kelce eventually surpasses Metcalf and wins the single-season title, Kelce will make history. He'll become the first tight end to ever lead the league in receiving yardage.


Chiefs Earn Country Tribute

Country music artist Blane Howard releases Chiefs 'Run It Back' hype song

Nashville recording artist Blane Howard has released a new Chiefs hype song called "Run It Back."The Arkansas native is a die-hard Chiefs fan. "The Kansas City Chiefs are 11-1 and have clinched a spot in the 2020 NFL Playoffs! Let's get fired up and cheer on the #Chiefs!


Local Chewy Treats Debuts

A Booming Toffee Business Finds a Home - In Kansas City

When Teresa Spiess started honing her toffee-making skills in 2016, she says there was plenty of trial and error until she perfected her current tried-and-true recipe. (Spiess laughs and mentions she had absolutely no trouble finding willing guinea pigs to sample early trial batches.) As her new business, Cedar Street Toffee, blossomed, she outgrew not...


Kansas City Chef Legacy Endures

How Observation Pizza is carrying on after the tragic death of founder Nick Vella | Kansas City Magazine

Perhaps the easier thing would have been to close Observation Pizza. When Nick Vella, the chef and visionary behind the burgeoning pop-up business, died tragically in a motorcycle accident in August, there wasn't exactly a blueprint in place for how to move forward.


Local Coldness Starts

A little bit of snow is possible; Saturday will be cold

Hide Transcript Show Transcript TO DAWN CERTAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES BY TOMORROW MORNING WILL BE CLOSE TO FREEZING 33, KANSAS CITY 35 IN LIBERTY 31 IN MARYVILLE. SO ANY CHANCE THE SNOW WILL STILL HUG THE STATE LINE BETWEEN IOWA AND MISSOURI IT WILL GET KIND OF BREEZY THOUGH TOMORROW GUSTS UP TO 20 MILES PER HOUR THAT'S GOING TO FORCE THOSE WIND CHILLS DOWN INTO THE 20S.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Killing grandfather for sport? Arseholes.

Anonymous said...

TOP PHOTO -- HUNG WITH CARE

After falling asleep by the chimney on Christmas Eve, Abby was awoken when Santa slid down to nibble her cookies!!!