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Kansas City's newly formed homeless task force meets for first time as temperatures stay below freezing
KANSAS CITY, Mo-The first homeless task force created by Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas met virtually Tuesday evening. The reality of the city's homeless situation on display, especially as the temperatures remain below freezing. But the group says the problem is much bigger than weather.
Part of a former U.S. Army Depot dating back to World War II could be reduced to rubble this year, as the General Services Administration seeks to clean up underlying contaminants at the former Hardesty Federal Complex just east of downtown Kansas City.
City Hall Gets Salty
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The next stage of the city's new snow removal plan is in action. City workers will begin adding Ice Ban to their salt spreadings. That's a heavy duty ice killer that's more useful in cold temperatures.
Gratitude In Bloom
Kim Kardashian has donated bouquets of 'thank you' flowers to front line medical staff amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The reality star, 40, reportedly gifted the flowers arranged by celebrity florist Jeff Leatham to hospital workers after using them on a photoshoot.
Prez Trump Gets Off Again
Trump's impeachment trial - the first time a president has gone through the proceeding twice, and the first time after a president left office - began Tuesday, in what is expected to be a days-long proceeding that could wrap as soon as Sunday or Monday.
Turnabout Is Fair Play
The White House Said Most Immigrants Will Still Be Turned Away At The Border Under A Trump-Era Policy
After days of confusion about changes along the southern border, the Biden administration on Wednesday said immigrants should not try to enter the US because most will still be turned away under a Trump-era policy that has recently come under legal scrutiny.
Double Down On Masks
CDC outfitted dummies with double masks and tightly-fitted single masks - and found both drastically reduce transmission
Double-masking has become a trend, but until today, there hasn't been much evidence it works. A new CDC study suggests that popping a well-fitted cloth mask over a surgical one can improve mask performance by roughly 50%. There are plenty of other low-tech strategies that can improve the performance of your mask, too.
King Of Smut Dies
Larry Flynt - the notorious porn peddler who built a smut empire out of his "Hustler" magazine and fashioned himself into a champion of the First Amendment - died on Wednesday. He was 78. Flynt succumbed to heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home, his nephew, Jimmy Flynt Jr., confirmed to The Associated Press.
Pop Diva Still Parties
Welcome to this week's " Just for Variety." Attention Cardi B! Kesha may be sliding into your DMs. The "Praying" singer-songwriter tells me she'd love to have the "WAP" hitmaker on her podcast "Kesha and the Creepies." "I just love listening to her, and she makes me feel calm," she says.
Welcome To The Dollhouse
A full view of the MMH. // Courtesy of Annie and Cliff Miller Many of us spent early 2020 baking sourdough or dissociating in front of our computers and TVs. For Annie and Cliff Miller, the past year was spent building a tiny home.
Power To The People
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- City Council approved a utility credit for City of Independence electric utility customers on Feb. 1. Beginning on Feb. 11, customers will begin to see a credit of $193.82 on their account. This will be applied to their outstanding bill.
Cold Kicks In
Hide Transcript Show Transcript ROADS ARE TREATED SOMEWHAT. 10:00 13, 1 DEGREE COLDER THAN THAT TWO HOURS LATER. AS I MENTIONED, A COUPLE FLURRIES BUT NOT CONCERNED ABOUT THE AMOUNT THAT WILL STICK. LOOK AT OUR TEMPERATURES FOR LOW TOMORROW, THREE ABOVE IN MARYVILLE, DOUBLE DIGITS SOUTH OF THE CORRIDOR.
Ke$ha - TiK ToK Billboard #1 in February 2011 is the song of the #TBT day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now. Keep going for more local links . . .MLK Park Plan Debuts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Parks and Recreation Department released preliminary plans for Martin Luther King, Jr. Square Park Wednesday. KC Parks released a new rendering and other ideas it has for the park online and asked for community feedback.
Vaxx Inspires Community
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A church in southeastern Kansas City, Missouri, has been selected as a site for targeted COVID-19 vaccination events. Morning Star Baptist Church, 2411 East 27th St., was named in a presentation Wednesday from the state Department of Health and Senior Services. Gov.
KANSAS CITY, Mo - The Kansas City Veterans Administration put out an alert Tuesday night that they had extra vaccines and needed people to vaccinate. Leftover vaccines are more common than you might think. The KC VA usually gets about 1,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine each week but this week received 3,000.
Kansas City Sports World Copes With Tragic Losses This Week
Tuesday was a really rough day to be a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs. If Chiefs Kingdom thought the loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl on Sunday was hard, it paled in comparison to the loss of former head coach Marty Schottenheimer and former beat writer Terez Paylor on the same day.
Cowtown Elite Sound Off
The viola takes center stage this week as Kansas City Symphony violist Jenifer Houck shares her perspectives on Mozart and Wagner. Plus guest conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto leads Prokofiev's 5th Symphony and Pinchas Zukerman makes the viola sing as soloist and conductor for Hindemith's Trauermusik.
Friend mourns loss of man initially believed missing in Kansas City whose body was found in rural Kansas
Kansas City police investigators say they believe Derrick Yule, 33, died at a hotel near 45th and Main Streets. However, his body was not discovered until a week later in the backyard of a home in Arcadia, Kansas -- south of Ft. Scott.
Puppers Need Help
Looking to add to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Consider adopting a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, shelters in the Kansas City area have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting to be adopted.
Downtown Deals With Winter
The Downtown and River Market Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) have reached an agreement with Port KC (the Port Authority of Kansas City) to provide maintenance contract services to benefit visitors and residents to Port KC properties on the riverfront, effective this month.
Royals Suffer Stat FAIL
Baseball Prospectus has their annual projected standings out, with the Royals projected for 71 wins (technically 70.8 wins, but let's round up). That would actually mark a slight improvement from their winning percentage last year, as their 26-34 mark would translate to 70 wins over a full season.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - No doubt Chiefs Kingdom is still feeling the blow of a Super Bowl loss. There was so much anticipation and excitement, and many stores had plans to sell new Super Bowl LV gear as soon as the game ended. But have you ever wondered what happens with all that merchandise?
Upscale 2nds Served
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An east Brookside restaurant plans to expand in the Kansas City metro, opening a second location in Leawood. Plate, an upscale dining restaurant created by restaurateur Christian Joseph, will move into a spot in Leawood's Park Place in fall 2021, according to its website.
Sign Of Gratitude
While the Super Bowl didn’t turn out the way we all wanted, there were plenty of highlights to celebrate with the Kansas City Chiefs this season.
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