Pro pr0n hottie Brit Amber and her merch promo inspires this peek at today's top headlines, pop culture and community news that's still worth a peek . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV/AP) -- Truman Medical Centers/University Health has received its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer. Vaccination of frontline healthcare providers will begin Monday, a hospital spokeswoman tells KCTV5 News. "This is the light at the end of the tunnel," said Dr. Mark Steele, who serves as executive chief clinical officer.
Local Nurse Stands First
Truman Medical Center/University Health CEO Charlie Shields said the first vaccine shipment arrived very early Monday morning.In the afternoon, ICU nurse Sara Kiehl received the first vaccination."It feels like a little bit of hope, a little bit of light, a little bit of a chance that we might start to see healing," Kiehl said.Kiehl has worked in the ICU COVID-19 unit since the start of the pandemic.
Courthouse Cash Spent
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With a little more than two weeks to spare, the Jackson County Legislature has finished allocating the last of the nearly $122.7 million it received in CARES Act money. The county offered a final breakdown Monday of the allocations, which had to be expended by Dec.
EPIC PR0N CLEAN UP!!!
Pornhub is removing all videos uploaded to its site by unverified users, millions of videos in total, as part of a crackdown on user-uploaded content after two major payment processors suspended service. The decision, first reported by Motherboard , stems from a New York Times report that found the site was hosting videos of people who are underage and videos showing children being assaulted.
PREZ-ELECT BIDEN EARNS ELECTORAL COLLEGE WIN!!!
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Joe Biden and his top aides have a message for President Donald Trump and his supporters: It's long past time to move on. With the Electoral College meeting to formally elect Biden as president on Monday, the president-elect's team says it hopes Republicans will consider their own long-term interests (and the country's), accept Trump's defeat and focus their attention on fighting the coronavirus pandemic and staving off economic tumult.
Barr Quits Prez Trump
The US attorney general, William Barr, one of Donald Trump's staunchest allies, has resigned just weeks after he contradicted the president by saying the justice department had uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud that could change the outcome of the 2020 election.
Prez Trump Postscript
(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Anyone still clinging to the idea that Donald Trump is a crafty strategist who furthered his goals by corrupting everyone around him during an unspooled and vindictive presidency might want to consider, instead, that Trump himself was often gamed - at least when it comes to some of the signature policies that will define his administration.
USA Counts 300K COVID Dead
When Brittany Palomo was hired as a nurse in March, her parents tried to talk her out of it, fearful of the fast-spreading coronavirus. The pandemic, though, is a nightmare -- one that has now claimed 300,000 lives in the U.S. and counting. "Wake up, my little girl, wake up!"
Top Doc Talks Vaxx Impact
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Monday predicted that the United States could achieve herd immunity against Covid-19 by "the end of the second quarter 2021" after vaccines are more widely deployed.
KC Questions Linger
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - While many people await the arrival of the coronavirus vaccine in the metro, there are still some who do not plan on being vaccinated. Two ladies who lost a loved one to the coronavirus, shared their story with FOX4 in hopes that it encourages people to think twice when it comes [...]
The Royals have re-signed reliever Greg Holland to a one-year, $2.75 million deal, according to ESPN reporter Jeff Passan. MLB.com reporter Jeffrey Flangan notes Holland can receive up to $1.5 million in incentives. Holland appeared in 28 games for the Royals in 2020, with 31 strikeouts in 28 1⁄ 3 innings with a 1.91 ERA.
Kansas City Coldness Cont’d
A GREAT AND CHILLY DAY - GRAY AND CHILLY DAY. 28 DEGREES B 9:00, OVERNIGHT LOWS HEADING INTO TUESDAY, MIDDLE 20'S. IT WILL BE COLD, NOT TALKING ABOUT TEENS. CLOSER TO 25 IN LEAVENWORTH, 26 IN OLATHE. HEAVY CO WEATHER, HEAVY COAT WEATHER ALL DAY LONG.
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KCSourceLink to pandemic-prompted entrepreneurs: 8 no-cost, low-cost classes to help start a dream business
As Kansas Citians reel from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many are turning to entrepreneurship, reports ecosystem builder KCSourceLink, citing a 367 percent increase in the number of people who reported starting a business.
Local History Awarded Cash
National WWI Museum and Memorial gets $2.5M grant from Lilly Endowment - Kansas City Business Journal
A $2.5 million grant to the National WWI Museum and Memorial will allow it to hire an endowed curator for faith and religion, the museum announced Monday. Lilly Endowment Inc. gave the grant through its Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative, according to a release.
Newspaper Fashions Order
As a physician, I'm pleased to see people wear masks in public to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. Masks are the best tools we have available to fight the virus. The disease is real. At least 90,000 Kansas Citians have contracted COVID-19 and more than 1,000 have died.
Room For Recovery
EMILY: RIGHT NOW AT 5:00, A MOMENT OF HOPE FOR THE UNITED STATES. SHIPMENTS OF THE PFIZER VACCINE ARE GOING OUT ACROSS THE COUNTRY, SETTING INTO MOTION THE LARGEST VACCINATION EFFORT IN AMERICAN HISTORY. D-DAY OR DISTRIBUTION DAY IS HERE. GOOD EVENING. I'M EMILY HOLWICK.
Show-Me Vaxx Timeline
The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved the first coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in the United States. The federal government will begin shipping the vaccine to Missouri and other states within days. Public health officials have said a widely available vaccine will ultimately control the pandemic that has killed nearly 5,000 people across the state, overwhelmed hospitals and devastated businesses.
Kansas Still Shakin’
Another low-intensity earthquake has rattled Wichita - the ninth, geologists say, since Thanksgiving. The Wichita Eagle reports that the U.S. Geological Survey and the Kansas Geological Survey say the earthquake hit minutes before 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The USGS recorded it as a 2.8 magnitude. The KGS recorded it as a 2.3 magnitude.
Retraining Urban Core
Mattie Rhodes Center's Northeast Alliance Together (NEAT), a community development corporation, is asking for volunteers to help youth with career readiness skills. The Junior Achievement It's My Future Program will teach local 6th through 8th grade students ways to develop their personal branding and job-hunting skills.
Taste Of KC
The salsa that is going to come in and upend your condiment and hot sauce rotations is less reliant on summer vegetables and more on the humble, wonderful peanut. This is salsa macha, and this Veracruzan specialtymost often features chile de arbol peppers, roasted peanuts, garlic, olive oil, and sesame seeds.
Help KC Hobo Crisis
The pandemic has been a time of isolation for a lot of people and that includes the homeless. One shelter is trying to make sure they are not forgotten during the holidays and it needs your help.Cold weather is always a challenge for the homeless in Kansas City and homeless shelters are now more limited on space because of social distancing requirements.
Fishy Kansas City Serving
This holiday, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar in Kansas City is offering a take-home Feast of Seven Fishes
This holiday, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar is introducing its version of La Cena Della Vigilia, the Feast of the Seven Fishes. For centuries, Italians and Italian-Americans abstained from eating meat on the eve of certain holidays, such as Christmas, in observance of religious custom.
Golden Ghetto Fun Torched
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- To whomever this may help in this elf season, bake cookies not elves, one Overland Park mother warns. Like many households during the month of December, the Elf on the Shelf has become a beloved tradition for parents to hide the elf doll around the house for kids to find each morning.
Kansas City Snow Crisis Averted For Now. Hopefully.
It will NOT hit us...sorry...couldn't resist. Sure I could've waited till the middle of the blog...and actually I could've been cruel and titled the blog "the biggest snowstorm in a few years..." and left it at that. There have been big snows to the south of here...to the southwest of here...and as the week unfolds [...]
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