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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Ability KC has been a community fixture since its founding in 1947, providing important outpatient rehabilitation and therapeutic services to patients with disabilities. One 47-year-old patient's road to recovery runs through Ability's halls. "Don't worry where you're at a month from now, a year from now, just worry about the 24 hours ahead of you," Paul Baird said.
Meet New Charity Boss
United Way of Greater Kansas City appoints Michelle Hogerty as interim CEO - Kansas City Business Journal
The United Way of Greater Kansas City appointed COO Michelle Hogerty as interim CEO of the organization following the departure of Brent Stewart, who led the nonprofit for 13 years. Hogerty has been COO since 2012, according to a release.
Rolling With More Access
RideKC Navigator gives people location-specific audio instructions to help navigate bus stops and intersections in Kansas City.
Panty Profits Pull Up
Momentum investing is all about the idea of following a stock's recent trend, which can be in either direction. In the 'long' context, investors will essentially be "buying high, but hoping to sell even higher."
Team Biden Betray ‘Unity’ Message And Then Relent
"In the primary, people would mock him, like, 'You think you can work with Republicans?'" O'Malley Dillon told Glamour. "I'm not saying they're not a bunch of f---ers. Mitch McConnell is terrible. But this sense that you couldn't wish for that, you couldn't wish for this bipartisan ideal? He rejected that."
Tucker Vs. 1st Lady-Elect
Fox News host Tucker Carlson Tucker Carlson Fox News boasts fifth consecutive year as most-watched cable network, CNN celebrates 'best year ever' in ratings Fox News inks new multiyear deal with Laura Ingraham Tucker Carlson mocks Jill Biden: She's a doctor 'in the same sense Dr Pepper is' MORE doubled down on mocking incoming first lady Jill Biden on his Wednesday show, labeling her as "illiterate" and blasting her doctoral dissertation.
Biden to select Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary, the first Native American to hold that position, if confirmed
President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Rep. Deb Haaland to be Secretary of the Interior. If confirmed, she will be the first Native American to not only serve in that position but in any Cabinet position. The Department of the Interior is home to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
King Of Pain Declaration
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has described 2020 as a "terrible" year and says the national coronavirus strategy has failed. Sweden has been criticised for its unorthodox approach to handling the pandemic, relying more on guidelines and never imposing a full lockdown. The country has seen nearly 350,000 cases and more than 7,800 deaths.
Cash Coming Soon?!?!
A new stimulus check is in the works for millions of Americans. If you're eligible for a payment, it may feel either like a life raft or a sudden windfall, depending on how Covid-19 has affected you and your family.
Gift Of Life Needed
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Community Blood Center is holding a blood drive in Kansas City in memory of Dr. Julie Ball. Ball was a firm believer in donating blood, having donated 56 times before being diagnosed with cancer. She was a veterinarian at Farview Veterinary Hospital in Independence.
Return To The K?!?
The pandemic has made 2020 a year most of us would like to forget, but there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel. The FDA approved the first U.S. vaccine for COVID-19 last week, and already front-line workers around the country have begun getting vaccinations, including here in Kansas City.
Repeat Hopes Remain High
It's not a coincidence that it was the 2019 Kansas City Chiefs team that won the franchise's first championship in 50 years. It was the only squad they had fielded since their 1969 championship that had three essential elements: a strong offense, a strong defense and a transcendent quarterback.
My Favorite Things - John Coltrane is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.