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Congress and President Biden have extended the Paycheck Protection Program deadline, adding two additional months for businesses to apply. The loans can be forgiven.For months, local businesses have struggled to get back on their feet.
Toy Train Money Awaits
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Streetcar Main Street Extension Project will be fully funded due to a federal grant. Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Missouri) and Sharice Davids (D-Kansas) announced on Tuesday that nearly $91 million of American Rescue Plan funds - including a $24.7 million Capital Investment Grant for the streetcar project - will support transit projects in the Kansas City area.
Chipping Away At US
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two metro auto assembly plants are struggling with shortages. Thousands are waiting for work to pick up, and it's all because of a little chip. Semiconductor chips are in most new cars you buy off the lot. It works as the brain to your vehicle by sending signals throughout the car with directions.
Candice Shares Cheeky Side
She's the founder and creative director of the swimwear label Tropic of C. Yet Candice Swanepoel appeared to forgo a bathing suit all together in a racy photo shared with her 15.1 million Instagram followers on Monday. The South African model, 32, flaunted her pert derriere and highlighted her tanned skin while lying on her front at the beach.
Republican Rising Star Warns Of Unsexy Crackdown
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), one of the nation's rising-star conservative firebrands, told Axios he is under federal investigation for sexual activity with women, and fears being criminally charged. What he's saying: "The allegations against me are as searing as they are false," Gaetz said in a 13-minute phone interview with Axios.
CNN Forecasts Verdict
Van Jones: If Chauvin isn't guilty, it'll be seen as 'open season' for cops to 'murder in broad daylight'
CNN commentator Van Jones suggested that a not-guilty verdict for Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd would set a grim perception across the country that police can "get away with murder." Monday marked the first day of Chauvin's trial where the prosecutors are making the case that the police officer's kneeling on Floyd's neck led to his death.
Rich Stay Winning
The Biden White House had not outright rejected the idea - at least not publicly - and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said earlier this month the administration was undecided on whether to pursue it.
THEY Finally Got Him
G. Gordon Liddy, the Republican advisor who was convicted for his role in the Watergate scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday. The 90-year-old died at his daughter's house in Virginia, his son Thomas P. Liddy told the Associated Press. He did not give a cause of death.
Brit Weeps Amid #MeToo Doc
Britney Spears says the latest documentary about her life is super embarrassing and it's got her in tears. The singer broke her silence on the 'Framing Britney Spears' doc Tuesday, saying she was "embarrassed by the light they put me in."
Restart Helps Homeless
CAPS OFF. DONNA: ALRIGHT, WE ARE PAYING ATTENTION, THANK YOU. "COMMUNITY DAYS" IS A NEW INITIATIVE FROM KMBC 9 AND KCWE 29. THE GOAL IS TO HIGHLIGHT ORGANIZATIONS FROM ACROSS THE METRO, AND RAISE SUPPORT AND AWARENESS OF THEIR MISSIONS. TODAY, WE'RE FOCUSING ON "RESTART."
Lady Leads Local Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Her nomination letter reads, "Kathy Nelson is a Remarkable Woman in our community and deserves to be recognized for the love and dedication she has put into making Kansas City a better place." If her name sounds familiar, it's because she's responsible for bringing some of the biggest sporting events to the Kansas City metro.
Kansas City Springtime Slows
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