AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Sorry, we're exceptionally late with this compilation because we were busy making bets & IOUs with that stimulus check that's on the way.
Nevertheless, we present this collection of pop culture, community news and top headlines for right now.Beyond The Numbers
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Monday marks the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year. For 173 families in Kansas City, their longest night was when they found out their loved one had been killed in a homicide.
All About The Vaxx
FAQ: Answering Your Questions About The Coronavirus Vaccines As Inoculations Roll Out In Kansas City
Hospitals across the Kansas City area have started vaccinating frontline health care workers against COVID-19. Public health officials have said a widely available vaccine will ultimately control the pandemic that has killed more than 7,000 people across Kansas and Missouri.
Locals Need Relief
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In a year where brick and mortar stores have struggled to survive, the weekend before Christmas represented a bright spot for local retailers. With only four shopping days till Christmas, many stores just experienced their biggest financial upturn of the year.
Hotties Have Probs, Too
Victoria's Secret model Devon Windsor has revealed to her Instagram followers that she has been battling with her skin this year after having "near-perfect skin" for most of her life. Showing off her acne with a bare-faced photo to her 2.2 million followers, she wrote: "If you have been following me for a while it will come as no surprise to you that I have been struggling with my skin.
Prez Trump Makes Nice?!?
President Donald Trump has passed an executive order stating new US government buildings must be "beautiful" just one month before Joe Biden takes office. The order, titled Executive Order on Promoting Beautiful Federal Civic Architecture, was passed on Monday 21 December 2020. President-elect Biden will be sworn in on 21 January 2021.
EXPECT THE CHECK!!!
A second round of stimulus checks will soon be landing in the bank accounts of millions of Americans, thanks to the $900 billion economic relief package that Congressional leaders agreed to on December 20. But there are some significant differences this round, including the amount: $600 per person, half of the $1,200 directed toward most adults in the first round of stimulus checks.
subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast Attorney General William Barr said Monday he sees no reason to appoint a special counsel to lead the ongoing federal investigation into Hunter Biden or to further probe President Trump's claims of widespread fraud in the 2020 election.
Team Trump Comeback
The lawyer and conspiracy theorist Sidney Powell was back at the White House on Sunday night, reportedly to pitch Donald Trump on a plan to seize voting machines as the US president continues to dispute the result of November's election, which he lost.
Chiefs Play Hurt
Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire suffered what is thought to be a high ankle sprain and a strained hip and is expected to miss the rest of the regular season with the hope is he can return during the postseason, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Don’t Discount Vaxx
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is on its way to thousands of health care facilities around the country this morning, and local places like KCK's old defunct Kmart will act as a vaccine distribution site. Wyandotte County is allowing the public to take a look inside the site later this week.
Community Helps KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jewish Family Services has seen an "exponential increase" in meals to hundreds of families since the COVID-19 pandemic began. On Sunday, JFS continued its work at the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 West 115th Street, with a drive-thru food pantry event sponsored by the Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City.
Warmup This Week
FALL. SOMETIMES. IT'S JUST THE WAY IT WORKS OUT CAPITOL FEDERAL CITY VIEW, KANSAS MORNING A CLEAR SKY A WEST BREEZE KEEPING US ABOVE FREEZING. WE'RE 41 DEGREES RIGHT NOW IN KANSAS CITY, NO WIND GUSTS YET, BUT IT WILL GET GUSTIER AROUND LUNCHTIME INTO THIS AFTERNOON 41 IN LEAVENWORTH UP TO ABOUT ACHESON 40 IN OLATHE 43 IN LEE'S SUMMIT IN 41 DEGREES IN WARRENSBURG.
Foo Fighters - Shame Shame is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.