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TAMPA, Fla. - Two Tampa nurses who were born and raised in Kansas City will be cheering on the Chiefs at the Super Bowl for free. They were two out of thousands of health care workers selected for free tickets by the NFL. "I screamed," Angel Cardello, Registered Nurse at Tampa General Hospital, said.
JoCo Vaxx Deuce Starts
OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -- The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment expands the list of people eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Starting Feb. 1, the county will vaccinate first responders, police officers, firefighters and sheriff's deputies. The county health director, Dr. Samni Areola, said the department will contact healthcare workers now able to get their second doses.
Back To Future: Kansas City Icon Converted Into Taco Stand
Crown Center is welcoming a new restaurant that will replace the iconic Crayola Cafe, which opened in 1999 and closed in January last year. Its initial menu was created by Michael Smith and Debbie Gold, who at the time were executive chefs at The American Restaurant.
Hotness Confronts Social Media Double Standards
Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Big tech is in the hot seat like never before -- and one company that deserves a chair in the front row is Instagram ... so says Lindsey Pelas , who accuses them of discriminating against women.
GOP Eats Itself
"Somebody who's suggested that perhaps no airplane hit the Pentagon on 9/11, that horrifying school shootings were pre-staged, and that the Clintons crashed JFK Jr.'s airplane is not living in reality," McConnell said in a statement first shared with The Hill.
PREZ BIDEN OPENS BORDERS!?!
President Joe Biden will sign three executive orders Tuesday that take aim at his predecessor's hardline immigration policies and try to rectify the consequences of those policies, including by establishing a task force designed to reunite families separated at the US-Mexico border, according to senior administration officials.
Winter ‘21 Double Down
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) - There will be six more weeks of winter, Punxsutawney Phil predicted as he emerged from his burrow on a snowy Tuesday morning to perform his Groundhog Day duties. Members of Phil's "inner circle" woke up the furry critter at 7:25 a.m.
AOC Confession Inspires More Rebuke Against Capitol Riot
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., revealed on Monday night that she is a sexual assault survivor while recounting her experiences during last month's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. "I'm a survivor of sexual assault," Ocasio-Cortez said, her voice quivering with emotion. "And I haven't told many people that in my life.
CNN Stays Losing Audience Without Prez Trump
While January 2021 will go down in the ratings record books for CNN, the last week of the month may offer a portent of what the post-Trump era will be like for the network. In the first week of the...
Super Student/Teacher Matchup Sneak Peek
There's no more compelling storyline in Super Bowl LV than the matchup between Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady - preparing to start his 10th Super Bowl - and young Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who will be starting his second as the reigning Super Bowl MVP.
MSM Plays Softball
6:43 PM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have safety Tyrann Mathieu, nicknamed the Honey Badger for the way he tries to play the game.
Enjoy the warmth over the next 2 days The first cold blast arrives Thursday morning with a small chance for rain and snow in the morning and afternoon, little to no accumulation expected A stronger arctic front brings a blast of extremely cold air by Saturday morning & Super Bowl Sunday KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tuesday: Morning clouds and fog leads to afternoon sun and much warmer temperatures.Wind: SE 5-10 mph.
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Keep going for more local links . . .Pandemic Doubles Down On POC & Their Biz
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new nationwide poll from Small Business Minority shows minority-owned businesses continue to experience major financial losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those businesses battle each day to keep their doors open. The poll also showed almost 25% temporarily closed their doors and about 60% have not been able to bring back employees to pre-pandemic levels.
Cure Awaits Across The Bridge
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three metro hospitals are joining together to open a mass vaccination site in the Northland this week, hoping to vaccinate thousands of people. Missouri's Department of Health and Human Services says Truman Medical Center, Liberty Hospital and North Kansas City Hospital are joining together to hold a week-long clinic starting today.
Rock Chalk Battle Tonight
KU basketball hoping 3-point defense can improve vs. Kansas State The new-age type of thinking, so to speak, says defense doesn't matter as much in that area. A KenPom study around eight years ago tackled that topic. It drew the conclusion that the offense is very much in control of its ability to hit from 3.
Show-Me Tech Winning
The success of NASA's future plans to explore and inhabit the moon may depend in part on research by university students, including a team of seven from Missouri University of Science and Technology who have won a grant from the space agency to develop a way to remove lunar dust from power-producing
Kansas Cash Line Starts Here
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The Kansas Department of Labor's website is back online, after being down for those who need to file for unemployment benefits. The Kansas Department of Labor shut down their website for three days beginning Saturday, Jan.
Life Lesson: Help Feed Missouri Students
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services seeking organizations to provide meals to children during summer months
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is looking for non-profit organizations throughout the state to help feed thousands of children who would otherwise go without meals during the summer months and during times of public emergencies when children do not have access to free or reduced-price meals at school.
A report out Tuesday morning from NFL.com states two Kansas City Chiefs players landed on the team's COVID-19 reserve list after a positive test from a barber brought into Arrowhead.NFL.com reporter Tom Pelissero said receiver Demarcus Robinson and center Daniel Kilgore were placed on the COVID-19 reserve list after contact with a barber who tested positive for coronavirus.Pelissero said neither Robinson nor Kilgore have tested positive, and all parties were masked while they were in close proximity.
Under The Weather?!?!
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- First of all, I'm no football junkie, but when it comes to my line of work, it's all about data. Since we are officially one week away from the big game, I figured now would be a good time to do some number crunching.
Chiefs Glory En Español
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Tico Sports is teaming up with the NFL to provide the official audio broadcast of the Super Bowl in Spanish to listeners in the Kansas City market. The broadcast can be heard on KCWJ 1030 Real Country, the Kansas City Chiefs app, NFL Game Day Pass and the Kansas City Chiefs and Tico Sports websites.
Where do you go to get dressed if you're KC Wolf? In this case, that extra tall order falls to an Independence seamstress."I'm willing to try anything!" Rhonda Barber said.Barber began her business in 1981 and figured she'd stick to hemming. The universe had other plans.
Cowtown Cray Takeover
I have a friend, Fallon, who has found an unusual ritual that seems to help, she spends the en tire game in a closet of her home, getting text updates from friends who are watching while she munches, sips, and cheers from her closet--it seems to help in close games!
Paddy Proves Philanthropic
Patrick Mahomes took center stage Monday at the NFL's Super Bowl Opening Night, and the Chiefs starting quarterback was asked about why he and his fiancée continue to invest in Kansas City.For Mahomes and his fiancée, Brittany Matthews, the reason why is simple."I think the thing for me, and Brittany, is that we want to invest in this community as much as they have invested in us," Mahomes said.
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