Thursday, December 17, 2020

Kansas City Thursday Night News Read

Right now 55-year-old hottie Liz Hurley and her ongoing quest for knowledge inspires our peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines. Take a peek . . .

Sounds Like A Comeback

Kansas City Symphony to resume in-person concerts in January 2021

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Symphony is planning to resume in-person concerts in mid-January. In a news release, the symphony announced that it plans to start performing again at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts on Jan. 17, 2021.

Local Chill For Vaxx

Take a close up look at freezers ready to store thousands of COVID-19 vaccines in the metro

LENEXA, Kan. - As COVID-19 vaccines arrive in the metro, they must be stored in ultra-cold freezers. If the temperature of the vaccine drops too low, it loses its effectiveness. Ultra cold freezers can be set down to -80 Celsius or -122 Fahrenheit, which is just enough because the Pfizer vaccine must be stored at [...]

Moment Of Pause

Should pregnant women get COVID-19 vaccine? Kansas City OB-GYN weighs in

A big question still surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine is whether or not it's safe for pregnant women. KMBC 9 spoke with an OB-GYN from Truman Medical Center and Children's Mercy Hospital about the benefits and potential risks.

Hotness Remembered

Elizabeth Hurley Shares Lingerie Photos From 'The Royals' BTS Shoot

Even at 55, Elizabeth Hurley continues to bring the heat-this time with behind-the-scenes lingerie photos captured during her run as Queen Helena on The Royals. The English actress, who starred in the royal family-following soap opera over four seasons, donned an elegant see-through gown and a lacey white lingerie set in a pair of pics.

Team Biden Talks Diversity

With historic picks, Biden puts environmental justice front and center

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Democratic Rep. Deb Haaland, a congresswoman from New Mexico, to serve as the first Native American interior secretary in a historic pick for a department that oversees the country's vast natural resources, including tribal lands.

Hunter Hot Mess Starts

Joe Biden claims 'foul play' in Hunter tax investigation but says he's 'not concerned'

President-Elect Joe Biden defended his son Hunter Biden amid an ongoing investigation into the younger Biden's taxes. During an interview with Stephen Colbert that is scheduled to air on Thursday night, the president-elect sat alongside Dr. Jill Biden and expressed "confidence" in his son.

Newsie Slap Fight Tonight

Connie Chung Compares Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer to Tonya Harding

Connie Chung just went scorched earth on some huge names in news ... saying working with Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer was "not unlike what Tonya Harding did to Nancy Kerrigan." Chung was on "The Originals" podcast for L.A. Magazine and dished about her time as an anchor at ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN.

Celeb Screaming Match

George Clooney Weighs In on Tom Cruise Shouting Over COVID Guidelines: 'I Understand Why He Did It'

George Clooney says he understands why Tom Cruise lashed out at crew members on the set of Mission: Impossible 7 over COVID-19 guidelines being neglected on set. In a two-minute recording, posted by on Tuesday and authenticated by sources to The New York Times , Cruise is heard yelling at members of the production team in London for reportedly violating on-set social distancing guidelines.


AOC hits back at Marco Rubio for calling out 'f---ers' comment: 'That is the right word'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backed up Biden deputy chief of staff Jennifer O'Malley Dillon after she called Republicans a "bunch of f---ers." "Biden talks about unity and healing, but you want to know what they really think?" Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote in a tweet.

Local First Stabs

Saint Luke's Health System expects to vaccinate 1,000 front line workers by Friday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine makes it's way to to Kansas City, Missouri, more front line workers are being vaccinated. Kristin Sollars was the first nurse at the Saint Luke's Health System to be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday. It's a sign of hope for her.

Kansas City Holiday Keepsake

Impulse Purchase of the Week - 12/17 - In Kansas City

If you're on the hunt for a festive KC-centric memento for the holidays, may we suggest Made In KC's gorgeous new Shuttlecock Snow Globe? The squad at Made in KC teamed up with the gurus at 3DHQ on the Plaza to create the festive ornament.

Local Skies Aglow

Jupiter and Saturn will form a rare 'double planet' in the Kansas City sky next week

For the first time since the Middle Ages, Jupiter and Saturn will become so close to each other in the night sky that they'll appear as a brilliantly bright "double planet." On the winter solstice, Dec. 21, the solar system's two largest planets will be visibly on top of each other in the western sky.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Are you restaurant owners going to put up with being shut down and yet concerts are allowed???

Anonymous said...

^^^ The concerts are before 10 PM. You don't know what you're talking about. Idiot.

Anonymous said...

What "restaurants" have people dining after 10:00pm?
These places are Bars!

Anonymous said...

8:50 wtf is wrong with you retard?

Anonymous said...


These days, Liz is happy to go to bed with a hardbound book, and in a couple of years she'll be accepting paperbacks!!!

Anonymous said...

^^^ nice

Anonymous said...

Surely gawd, as presented in Scientology, by L. Ron Hubbard, wouldn't let Tommy boy get sick.

Anonymous said...

Do you think AOC stands in front of her mirror practicing her "serious look"?

Anonymous said...

Let me get this straight.

Biden's Chief of Staff calls Republican's "F*ckers" during Biden's "Unity" speech.

AOC is yelling at Marc Rubio for Rubio stating calling people "F*ckers" during a unity speech is offensive.

Corporate Media supports AOC on this item. Got it. Glad the Corporate Media is not biased (sarcasm)

Anonymous said...

I think you nailed it, @2:39, Tommy-poo's "engrams" must be acting up, he's so "engry" all the time anymore.