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After the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, doctors say nearly everyone will have a sore arm and may feel a little tired -- mild symptoms."It just felt like a regular vaccine, like the flu vaccine, the TDAP vaccine," said Dr. Traci Johnson, of Truman Medical Centers/University Health.Johnson said she felt more moderate symptoms.That's the case she says for 40% to 60% of people after the second vaccine.
Kansas City Pretends To Have Pandemic Weekend Plans
While Kansas City awaits the Chiefs' third straight AFC championship game come Sunday, live music, and family friendly events are on the schedule for January's penultimate weekend. There's a new experience for little ones at The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City , 433 E. Red Bridge Road.
KC Vaxx Delay Cont’d
COVID-19 vaccinations are continuing in the Saint Luke's Health System, about a month after the first doses started. After Thursday, the health system has administered about 12,000 doses, according to Greg Teale, vice president of pharmacy services for Saint Luke's.Teale has said the rollout has gone well.
Panties Prove Essential
Victoria's Secret is poised to emerge from the pandemic stronger than it went in - thanks to a fresh new look that includes curvier models and slimmed down shelves. Yes, the hot pink walls and padded pushup bras are still there.
Turnabout OR Progressive Majority Starts Bullying?!?
Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib aimed a succinct insult at Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, on Thursday after he criticized President Biden's pledge to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement. Immediately after entering the Oval Office for the first time as president, Biden signed an executive order that authorizes re-entry into the climate accord in a 30-day process.
Guard Garage Duty Cancelled
Outraged senators push for National Guardsmen to rest in Capitol after they were moved to parking lot
After spending days in the cold securing the United States Capitol after the deadly siege two weeks ago, citizen members of the National Guard have been asked to leave the Capitol building and relocate to a nearby parking garage to rest during their shifts.
Iran From Next War
IRAN has promised to "crush its aggressors" after US B-52H Stratofortress bombers flew over the Middle East in a show of military strength. The "presence patrol" mission took place just a day after two Iranian missiles reportedly landed within 100 miles of a US aircraft strike group in the northern Indian Ocean.
Prez Biden Against Gender Bias
The day President Joe Biden was sworn in, the White House website was updated to allow visitors to specify what pronouns they use. LGBTQ advocates see the change as a small but symbolic example of the Biden administration reaching out to transgender and nonbinary Americans.
Framing Britney Spears , a documentary addressing her conservatorship, is set to air via FX and Hulu on February 5th. It will be the sixth episode of The New York Times Presents series' first season.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was on the practice field and worked with the starting offense in a limited basis Thursday but remains in concussion protocol. Head coach Andy Reid specified Mahomes is still in the no-contact phase of concussion protocol until further notice, leaving the Chiefs' quarterback situation unsettled for the AFC Championship game Sunday.
Kansas City Hipster Lady Drink Hideaway Exposed
A new tiki-inspired cafe - tucked away in the East Crossroads - offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and tropical transformations of classic treats and sips. The concept: Blend the flavors of surf and sunsets with perennial staples like coffee, donuts and ice cream.
January Chill Redux
Skies will stay mostly clear while winds blow in from the north in the wake of a cold front this evening. Temperatures will fall quickly in these conditions with most in our area dealing with freezing temperatures by midnight.
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The Chiefs flags are flying at Westport and the Country Club Plaza for Sunday's AFC championship game.
Capitalism Newflash: Playoff Tix Scarcity Spikes Prices
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tickets to watch the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday are looking awfully pricey as game day approaches. Comparing AFC Championship tickets this year versus last, fans can expect to pay around three times as much for an individual ticket. But that is actually a pretty conservative estimate of the complete price tag.
Midtown Ruckus Postscript
Two people are in custody Thursday morning after what police said started as a carjacking leading to a police chase and crash.Police said officers pursued a black Dodge Journey suspected in an armed robbery and carjacking investigation early Thursday. The incident started near 9th Street and Indiana Avenue.
KC Traffic Trouble Cont’d
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) reminded residents of the Kansas City metro that the Kansas Department of Transportation will be working to open the newly replaced Lewis and Clark Viaduct bridge this weekend. "While this is not a MoDOT project, the work will have impacts to drivers on the Missouri side," MoDOT shared on Facebook.
Rock Chalk Vaxx Part Deux
MISSION, Kan. (AP) - Kansas is shifting into the second phase of coronavirus immunizations as the Republican-led state House on Thursday approved a bill that would extend the state's pandemic emergency declaration. The 119-3 vote sends the bill to Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly, who has until Jan.
Shot In The Arm For Frontline
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - On Thursday, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced the state is ready to move into Phase 2 of the state's vaccine roll out process. About a million more Kansans are now eligible to receive the shot. A list of the Phase 2 guidelines can be found on Kelly's This has some food workers excited.
Show-Me Statehouse Precaution After COVID Outbreak
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri legislative leaders said Thursday that they are planning to open a rapid COVID-19 testing clinic inside the Capitol building, after the annual session began with an outbreak of the disease.
Life Lesson In The Dotte
BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. - This week, more than 200 educators from the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville school district, in Wyandotte County, rolled up their sleeves, getting the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. It come right before the district opens up to more in-person learning and teachers are relieved and excited to be moving forward.
Game Day Booze Debuts
Kansas City distillery J. Rieger & Co. has introduced a new cocktail just in time for the AFC championship game on Sunday.The Red Kingdom bottled cocktail is now on sale at J. Rieger & Co. and is also available to order for pickup on the distillery's website for $30.
Ford Tough For The Record
2021 Ford F-150 production began at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant and Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant later last year, and trucks are flowing into dealerships now. Ford was already building a number of 2021 F-150 models while it was testing pre-production pickups, and thousands of them were stored around both Detroit and Kansas City awaiting final quality checks recently.
Former QB Shares Good Word
Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy remains one on the list who has not been hired. Former Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith spoke to Terez Paylor of Yahoo Sports about Bieniemy not yet getting an opportunity to work as a head coach in the NFL.
Hope Springs Eternal
Wednesday, January 20th, 2021. A day that will forever be remembered as the day the Royals signed Wade Davis to a minor league contract, setting up the distinct possibility of a reunited Wade Davis/Greg Holland bullpen. It was an otherwise slow news day.
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