Life goes on in this town despite political turmoil in the nation's capitol. Accordingly, we share an alternative glimpse what's hot from a pop culture, community news and top headline perspective.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Following the New Year's Day snow storm, the city of Kansas City says it will make some changes to improve its snowplowing game plan.
Show-Me Tragic Stats
Two-fifths of all of Missouri's COVID-19 deaths were reported in the last two months of 2020, according to the state health department.Data on the department's COVID-19 dashboard shows that 2,369 deaths were reported in November and December.
Rock Chalk Waiting Game
For starters, the COVID-19 vaccine doses intended for Ness County in west-central Kansas landed somewhere else. "That was my first clue we had a problem," said Carolyn Gabel, the county's public health administrator. Then someone from Dodge City called. Those vials bound for Ness City? They hadn't been kept as cold as needed.
Kansas City Community Effort To Push COVID Vaxx
For Sarah Franco, 49, a Hispanic resident of Kansas City, Kansas, COVID-19 vaccines are a blessing. "Everything that is helpful to go through this pandemic should be welcome," Franco said through a translator. But while Franco plans to get vaccinated once it's available to the general public, she says many people she knows are divided on the vaccine - and some are afraid.
Panty Promo Peek
She is the reality show icon who is known for always putting on a glamorous display. And Christine Quinn looked incredible as she slipped into racy lace lingerie for a sizzling Savage x Fenty photoshoot this week.
Prez Trump Shut Down On Social Media
In unprecedented move, Twitter locks President Trump's account after tweets with 'severe violations'
In an unprecedented move, Twitter locked President Trump's account on Wednesday after freezing three of his tweets about the riots at the U.S. Capitol so they could not be liked or forwarded. The @realDonaldTrump account will be locked and those tweets must be removed.
Prez Trump End Game???
Dear @VP @Mike_Pence: You need to start the 25th Amendment. @realDonaldTrump is detached from reality. https://t.co/FkGBte8ZxB - Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) January 6, 2021 Donald J. Trump should immediately be impeached by the House of Representatives & removed from office by the United States Senate as soon as Congress reconvenes.
Bad Ideas Abound Today
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers in Bulgaria on Wednesday ignored warnings issued by health authorities to abstain from mass gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic and kept instead to their centuries-old Epiphany traditions.
Help Troops Work
The Greater KC Veterans Career Fair offers unique opportunities for job seekers
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by: Travis Meier Posted: / Updated: JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. - The county health department is asking all residents to fill out a survey to help them determine who will get the vaccine and when. The Jackson County Health Department is filling vaccination appointments through a survey tool, which helps officials decide who is most at risk.
City Hall Honcho Talks
Kansas City's new City Manager Brian Platt will take center stage at this month's meeting of the KC Downtowners. The virtual luncheon meeting is set for noon Wednesday, Jan. 13. Admission is free, although you will need to RSVP online.
World Turns Colder
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