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Check-it . . .Local Power Down
The Southwest Power Pool raised the energy emergency to Level 2 Wednesday evening."At 6:20 p.m. Central time on Feb. 17, SPP declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 2. The alert will remain in effect until further notice.
Kansas City, Kansas Burning Sensation Tonight
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The Kansas City, KS Fire Department says a fire spread from one house to another near Central Avenue on Wednesday evening. Firefighters reported to the scene of 36 S. Pyle Street in KCK on a two-alarm fire. While on scene, the fire spread from that home to a neighboring home.
Westside Standoff Postscript
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The police were engaged in a standoff in the 2300 block of Jarboe on Wednesday evening. The police received a 911 call from the location at 4:19 p.m. The person on that 911 call told police that there had reportedly been a shooting and multiple people had been shot.
Hotness Sparks Debate
Kendall Jenner Is Being Accused Of Photoshopping Those Images That Caused Body Insecurity Among Fans And It's Sparked Another Debate
"It's not body-shaming to tell people that Kendall is photoshopped in those pictures. Like, yes, she is sexy, but she also quite literally doesn't look like that irl." Posted on February 15, 2021, at 6:46 a.m. ET
Trending: Governments Hope To Take Control Of News
Facebook said on Wednesday that it is preventing people inside Australia from accessing news stories on its platform. Facebook users elsewhere will not be able to view or share news stories from Australian outlets. The moves are a response to proposed legislation that would force social media platforms to pay Australian news organizations for links shared on its sites.
GOP Slap Fight With MAGA Just Getting Started
Following Trump's call for Republicans to move on from McConnell, POLITICO on Wednesday reached out to all 16 Republican senators running for reelection in 2022 to ask if they supported the Kentuckian as majority leader. Only two responded. "Leader McConnell has my full support and confidence," Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the No.
Student Debte Life Lesson: AOC Picks Fight With Prez
New York progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took on President Biden Wednesday after he flatly rejected her proposal to forgive $50,000 in student debt per person. Ocasio-Cortez, a far-left Democrat who represents parts of the Bronx and Queens, noted that even Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer backs her idea.
Soldiers Decline COVID Vaxx
Overnight Defense: One-third of service members decline coronavirus vaccine | Biden to take executive action in response to Solar Winds hack | US, Japan reach cost sharing agreement
Happy Wednesday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Ellen Mitchell, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter. THE TOPLINE: A high-ranking military official on Wednesday said that a third of service members have declined to receive the coronavirus vaccine .
Kanye West Is 'Not Doing Well' Amid Split from Kim Kardashian: 'He Knows What He Is Losing' Says Source
The rapper has had limited contact with his estranged wife and kids By all accounts, Kim Kardashian and estranged husband Kanye West are heading towards divorce - and a source close to the rapper tells PEOPLE that he is struggling as reality sets in.
New Honcho Debuts On The Nice Side Of The Bridge
Newly-elected Clay County Sheriff Will Akin is not new to the sheriff's office, where he has worked for years. He's lived in the area since Dec. 1, 2012, but he shared glimpses of a much longer journey, growing up in California, with 41 Action News.
Local Vaxx Cooperation
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Heart to Heart International is partnering with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment to screen volunteers who will administer COVID-19 vaccines. "The scale of this phenomenon is unlike anything we have seen," Brian Sink, vice president of volunteerism and staffing engagement for Heart to Heart International, said.
KC Temps Rise
Hide Transcript Show Transcript SNOW AND STILL SOME FLURRIES ARE OUT THERE, BUT AS WE ARE CLEARING OUT FROM THE CLOUDS, NOW WE HAVE TO FOCUS OUR ATTENTION ON THE TEMPERATURE TREND, THAT WILL GO DOWN FROM THE UPPER TEENS TO THE LOWER TEENS TO NEAR 10 BY MIDNIGHT OR SO.
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