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Community steps in to help struggling victim of Waldo Heights Apartment fire as key assistance runs out
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a massive fire at the Waldo Heights Apartments last month. In the meantime, many victims of that fire are struggling to get by. Josh Ramirez vividly remembers the first sign something was wrong at his apartment complex just before New Year's.
Checkout Foodie Hype
Bluestem. Beignet. Poi-O. The Rieger. The toll of the COVID-19 pandemic extends all too sadly to some of Kansas City's most adored restaurants, from burger joints to fine food establishments, which permanently closed their doors over the past 10 months amid emptied tables and bars and devastated bottom lines.
Golden Ghetto Good Life Expansion Shut Down
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Overland Park City Council voted down a proposed apartment complex at the southeast corner of West 95th Street and Mission Road. The council voted, 9-2, on Monday to deny the development. The council heard passionate arguments for and against the 190-unit apartment complex that would have been built at the old Ranch Mart South shopping center.
Pr0n Game Exposé Push Back
Last week, playwright and performer Sarah Jones announced Sell/Buy/Date, a forthcoming documentary about the sex industry based on her 2016 stage production of the same name. News of the project, which reportedly boasts Meryl Streep and Rashida Jones as producers, quickly attracted criticism from sex workers, with many in the sex industry taking issue both with the documentary's content as well as the names attached to it.
Prez Trump Resolved
The House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday on a measure calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office through the 25th Amendment in the wake of the violent siege of the US Capitol last week.
President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met Monday for the first time since pro-Trump protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol as Pence oversaw an effort by congressional lawmakers to certify President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the Electoral College.
Cuba Crackdown Otra Vez
subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast The Trump administration is designating Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism, in a move that will return the island nation to the pariah list from which it was removed nearly five years ago.
Viruses constantly mutate, so it's not surprising that the coronavirus that emerged in China in late 2019 has gone through multiple minor variations. But it has also undergone several major mutations, and it's likely that more, significant variations will emerge. Most recently, strains have emerged in South Africa and the U.K.
Hollywood Catfight Cont’d
"She will always be part of us," the actress behind Carrie Bradshaw wrote on Instagram. Sarah Jessica Parker has addressed the proverbial elephant in the room - or rather, not in the room - after news broke this week about HBO Max moving ahead with a revival of Sex and the City .
Community Brushes Up
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new partnership is making dental care more accessible to veterans in Kansas City, Missouri. Starting this week and happening periodically through the rest of the year a Love to Smile's mobile dental care center will be parked at the Veterans Community Project's Outreach Center at 8825 Troost Avenue in KCMO.
Startup Helps Out
"The need is staggering - we've all seen the lines at food banks. We also know that food banks are experiencing food supply gaps - especially healthy items," said Shari Coulter Ford, of Tohi Ventures. "We are a small company, but with a little assist, we can make a high value, impactful contribution."
Tuesday Thaw Out
Get ready for a January thaw. Skies will stay clear this evening while a steady southwest breeze blows across our area. Temperatures will tumble to near freezing by the late evening hours before landing in the upper 20s by daybreak Tuesday morning.
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