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Taco Bell is testing new Primo Burritos at select locations in the Kansas City, Missouri area. Primo Burritos are available in two varieties: Loaded Taco Primo Burrito and Chicken Enchilada Primo Burrito. The Loaded Taco Primo Burrito features seasoned beef, lettuce, red strips, reduced-fat sour cream, and real shredded cheddar cheese wrapped inside a warm flour tortilla for $1.
Downtown Makeover Tease
Multiple unsuccessful repurposing attempts were just the way with the Mark Twain Tower, at least until a Washington-based development group acquired the 98-year-old Kansas City building through a 2018 foreclosure sale. Now, The Bernstein Cos.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the COVID-19 vaccine roll out continues in the Kansas City area, 41 Action News is compiling a list of vaccination events and where people can sign up for a vaccine interest form each week. Check back for updates. Vaccine slots fill up quickly and often are scheduled before each week.
Consumerism Is Sexy?!?
Her fans couldn't get of her update, and the post racked up over 19,600 likes within just six hours of going live. "You're my vibe," one fan wrote, followed by a trio of flame emoji. "You are so pretty," another follower chimed in. "Amazing so beautiful," a third fan remarked.
Spring Break Cancelled
Miami Beach officials on Sunday said the city would extend curfews and closures through April 12 after a SWAT team was called in Saturday night to break up a rowdy crowd of spring breakers that had defied an 8 p.m. curfew.
Despite the best attempts of some 1/6 denialists and apologists, the aftermath of the pro-Trump riot at the Capitol is still with us every day. Sometimes it deserves to be a lead headline while more often it's a little lower down on the homepage, but the stories continue to stretch outward like tentacles.
Former Prez Trump Plays Blame Game After Wall Falls
President Biden said Sunday that he intends to travel to the southern border "at some point," telling reporters that he is in no rush to visit because "I know what's going in those facilities" which have been operating far beyond capacity amid a troubling surge in migrants.
Democrats are warning they won't tolerate GOP stonewalling as they try to make good on their pledge to enact a "bold" agenda and avoid Obama-era missteps.
Facts Vs. Feelings
The Atlanta spa shootings may not meet the standard for federal hate crime charges, authorities told The Associated Press reported Saturday. Seven of the eight victims in Tuesday's attacks on three massage parlors in the Atlanta area were women. Six of those women were Asian.
Hottie Sparks Class Warfare
Kylie Jenner is facing criticism on Twitter after she shared a fundraiser with fans for make up artist Samuel Rauda, who was involved in a serious accident and underwent surgery last week.
Today’s Teachable Moment
With support from the Walton Family Foundation, KCUR has asked student teachers in the Kansas City area to write about their experiences learning how to teach during a pandemic. We'll be running their stories as a series of teacher diaries in the coming weeks. Next time I see COVID, I'm gonna punch him in the face.
Rain This Week
After sunset winds will relax a little as clouds continue to ease in across the area. Temperatures will hold in the mid to upper 40s through daybreak on Monday. I think most of the area will stay dry to start off, with the exception of a sprinkle or two, but better chances of more widespread rain will move in by the evening and overnight hours.
Lana Del Rey - White Dress is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.