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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - School districts on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metro are offering students and staff free COVID-19 tests to help track the virus and eliminate delays. The Bonner Springs School District started making tests available last week.
New Urban Switcheroo
Abby Hoover Managing Editor Sheffield Place, a non-profit treatment and transitional living program at 6604 E. 12th St. has begun construction on a long awaited housing expansion project. The building at 10th and Newton in the Sheffield neighborhood was purchased last year from Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church on Bennington.
Help After Gunfire
Danielle Benson, a mother of eight, is grateful her life was spared on Thanksgiving after the minivan she was in got caught in the crossfire during a late-night shooting. The Jackson County's Prosecutor's Office is working to raise money to replace Benson's minivan.
Siri On Solo Shows
"The DUFF" star Bella Thorne inadvertently drew the ire of sex workers after racking up $2 million in just one week on website OnlyFans, a popular destination for porn stars and their fans.
Prez Trump Persists
President Donald Trump told reporters that he had not invited representatives from President-elect Joe Biden's transition team to a Tuesday coronavirus vaccine summit because Trump won the election in some battleground states. Trump has made baseless claims that he won a second term as president and accused Democrats of "rigging" the election in Biden's favor via widespread fraud.
GOP ‘Madness’ Ensues
Mitt Romney tears into Republicans who are threatening to protest the Electoral College vote that will confirm Biden's election victory
Sen. Mitt Romney said it would "madness" for Republicans to protest the Electoral College vote that would certify president-elect Joe Biden's win. "We have a process, recounts are appropriate, going to the court is approp & pursuing every legal avenue is appropriate, but trying to get electors not to do what the people voted to do is madness," Romney said.
Speaker Talks Checks
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she supported including another round of $1,200 direct payments for Americans in a fresh package of coronavirus relief under discussion in Congress.
GOP House Call
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) trolled his Democratic colleagues on Twitter Tuesday over losses dealt to the party in the chamber in the November elections.
Gaming The Future
And with the collapse of retail stalwart the Arcadia group, which owns familiar brands including Topshop and Burton, and Debenhams announcing it is to close 124 stores, it seems likely the high street will never go back to "normal". So how will our city centres look in the future?
Kansas City Kitties Zoo Debut
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Zoo has a couple of furry new additions. Two baby sand cat kittens were born about 6 weeks ago to first time mother, Alya, the zoo announced on Facebook. Zookeepers said that one kitten is a girl and the other kitten is a boy.
Local Equity Awarded
A $1 million cash injection from The Sunderland Foundation will further efforts to bolster the only impact-oriented, opportunity zone fund focused entirely on Kansas City. equity2 is a mission driven impact investment firm committed to deploying capital in inclusive and equitable ways.
Sunshine Then Snow
Temperatures will warm up fast on one of the shortest days of the year The record high is 68° set way back in 1897 A storm will be approaching our area early Friday KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tonight: Clear and cold. Low: 35° Wednesday: It will be mostly sunny with a record high possible.
M. Ward - "Unreal City" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.