Friday, February 26, 2021

Kansas City News Night Self Reflection

Right now hottie Kylie and her newsworthy photography work inspire us to look just a bit more closely at the discourse and share community news, pop culture and top headlines.

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EPIC Kansas City COVID Cash Coming Soon

Kansas City would get more than $195 million from new stimulus bill, according to estimate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An estimate from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform estimates that Kansas City would receive more than $195 million in stimulus funds if congress approves the new $1.9 trillion stimulus package. The number is significant because Kansas City missed out on individual CARES Act funding that was only appropriated to [...]


Barrio Vaxx Begins

Kansas City works on COVID-19 vaccine outreach for Hispanic, Latinx residents

Kansas City, Missouri, is working to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines for Hispanic and Latinx residents, who are more likely to be hospitalized or die from the virus.Billboards in Spanish are part of an effort to reach Hispanic and Latinx Kansas Citians."We have done a poor job getting tests out


Old School Cure Arrives

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center vaccinates 98% of residents at senior living facility

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - On Friday, Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center vaccinated 98% of the residents living at the Fountains at Green Briar independent living facility. Billie Betts and Peggy Burrus are two sisters living at the facility who received a vaccine.


Kylie Shares Snaps

Kylie Jenner showcases her impossible curves in plunging black bikini

She shared a YouTube video as she did sister Kourtney Kardashian's makeup with her beauty brand. And hours later, Kylie Jenner used her Kylie Cosmetics products in a series of snaps she shared to her Instagram page. The 23-year-old entrepreneur showcased her impossible curves and her ample cleavage in a black bikini set.


Progressives Struggle To Defend Prez Biden Bombing

Democrats criticize Biden's decision to launch airstrikes in Syria without consulting Congress

Some Senate Democrats on Friday criticized President Joe Biden's decision to launch an airstrike Thursday night in Syria without conferring with all of Congress. The Pentagon briefed congressional leadership before the action, according to a National Security Council spokesman. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's staff was notified before the strike, according to a Democratic aide.


Capitol Riot Gun Threat

Prosecutors Suggested That The Oath Keepers Had A Special Force Ready With Weapons During The Capitol Insurrection

A federal prosecutor said Friday that the federal government's "working understanding" is that the Oath Keepers had a "quick reaction force" stationed outside the District of Columbia on Jan. 6, prepared with weapons during the siege at the Capitol.


Nomenclature Disputed

Rand Paul criticized for trans 'gender mutilation' remarks in Rachel Levine hearing

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., compared gender-affirming surgery to "genital mutilation" during confirmation hearings Thursday for Dr. Rachel Levine, President Joe Biden's nominee for assistant secretary of health. If approved, Levine will become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.


Gaga Doggie Reassurance

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Expected to Make 'Full Recovery' After Shooting

The family of Ryan Fischer, Lady Gaga 's dog walker who was shot earlier this week in Los Angeles, issued a statement saying they expect Fischer to make a full recovery. "Thankfully, Ryan is receiving extraordinary care in the hospital right now and his doctors expect him to make a full recovery," the Fischer family said in a statement obtained by Rolling Stone.


Rock Chalk Comeback

KU plans to return to in-person classes for fall semester

by: Karra Small Posted: / Updated: LAWRENCE, Kan. - Students at the University of Kansas will return to in-person instruction for the fall semester. In a letter sent to students, Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer said that students at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses will return to in-person learning as much as possible pending vaccine roll-out and potential surges in COVID-19 cases.


Royal Conclusion

Former Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera retires

Former Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera brought his ten-year MLB career to an end on Friday, announcing his retirement in a post on Twitter. Herrera was originally signed by the Royals, and spent the first eight seasons of his career in Kansas City.


Kansas City Toy Train Spreads The Love Tonight

Artists, Dancers And City Leaders Take to KC Streetcar for Virtual Black History Month Celebration

Artists, dancers and community activists are heading to the KC Streetcar this evening to kick off its Third Annual Black History Month Celebration. Unlike past years, 'Storytelling on the Streetcar: Celebrating Black Culture' will be held virtually amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Saturday Warmup Ahead

Filtered sunshine, high near 62 degrees Saturday

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2 comments:

Bandit said...

KC is going to waste $195M. SSDD. They can do that in their sleep!

Anonymous said...

^^ True, true Bandit. $195 million is no hill for a stepper like KC.