For our weekend denizens of the discourse we're inspired by the NEXTGEN hotness of 24-year-old Hailey and her recent confessional that informs our compilation of pop culture, community news and top headlines.
Check-it . . .Here's Even More Help To Find COVID Vaxx In Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The COVID-19 vaccine was made available to a larger amount of residents of Kansan and Missouri. But while more people are now eligible to receive the vaccine, supplies remain very limited. Here's where people in the Kansas City area can find coronavirus vaccine information from the major hospital providers and county health departments.
Woke Coffee In A Good Way
People at a Vietnamese coffee shop in Kansas City are getting support in light of rising violence against Asian Americans.Within the first half-hour of Café Ca Phe opening, Madoka and Jackie Bguyen had dozens and dozens of customers.
Urban Core Vaxx Cont’d
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hy-Vee and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum have begun clinics in the 18th and Vine neighborhood, holding them every Monday, with the next one in a few days. 41 Action News was at the first one held this week and saw the effect it's having on those who live near the museum.
Irish Party Awaits
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Organizers have announced they are still planning on hosting an on-site, in-person Irish Fest later this year. As some events return and others promise a 2022 comeback, Irish Fest is poised to begin ticket sales in about a month with no official date at this time.
Being With Beebs
Hailey Baldwin says she 'lived enough life' by 21 to know marrying Justin Bieber was what she wanted
Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin) spoke about getting married "insanely young" in an interview with Elle. The model said she had "lived enough life" by 21 to know she wanted to marry Justin Bieber. She added that they both wanted to settle down young before deciding to be together.
WEED STAFFERS BLUNTED AT WHITE HOUSE!!!
Several White House staffers were asked to resign, were suspended or are working remotely after revealing past marijuana use during their background checks, sources familiar with the situation tell CNN.
China Pushes Back
A U.S. official accused Chinese leaders of "grandstanding" during contentious bilateral talks in Alaska Thursday, according to a report. "The Chinese delegation ... seems to have arrived intent on grandstanding, focused on public theatrics and dramatics over substance," the official, who asked to remain anonymous, told reporters in Anchorage, according to Reuters.
Former Prez Trump Endures Another COVID Outbreak
Donald Trump's Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago, has been partially closed because of a Covid outbreak. Several people familiar with the situation, including a club member who received a phone call about the closure on Friday, confirmed the partial closure to the Associated Press.
OAKLAND - California Gov. Gavin Newsom is all but certain to face a recall election this year based on an official update Friday indicating that proponents have gathered more than enough valid signatures. Supporters say they submitted 2.1 million raw signatures by Wednesday's deadline, which at their prevailing validity rate would push them over the threshold of 1.5 million valid signatures with a comfortable margin to spare.
Seoul Food Debuts
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Gooey cheese, crunchy potatoes, savory crab aren't toppings you might think to put on a hot dog, but a new restaurant in Overland Park is putting a new twist on a classic street food. Ssong's Hot Dog began serving up Korean hot dogs during its grand opening at the Indian Creek [...]
Local Old School Endures
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A local war hero who survived two battles in World War II and the coronavirus turns 100 years old this weekend. Max Deweese was part of the first wave of Marines to hit the beach at the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942, the first allied offensive following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Katie Starts Spring
Hide Transcript Show Transcript NOT A BAD WEEK TO GET OUT THERE. A LOT OF PEOPLEARE ON SPRING BREAK. IT IS THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING. KATIE: THE FIRST DAY BEGAN THIS MORNING. WE HAD A HOLLER WHEN IT HAPPENED. NOW WE ARE LOOKING AT THE WEATHER AND IT IS GOING TO FEEL LIKE A GREAT DAY TO GET OUTSIDE.
Justin Bieber - Peaches ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now. Keep going for more local links . . .Kansas City Bounces Back
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The NCAA Tournament's first round of games tipped off Friday after a one-year hiatus. March Madness was immediately triggered when No. 15-seed Oral Roberts defeated No. 2-seed Ohio State in early action. "Ohio State is good at football. You don't get to be good at both, so if you lose ha, [...]
Kangaroos Hop To The K
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The University of Missouri-Kansas City will hold their graduation ceremonies at Kauffman Stadium. The ceremonies, honoring both the 2020 and 2021 classes, will be held May 15 and May 16. "The last twelve months have been difficult on everyone, including the education community," Royals Chairman/CEO John Sherman said in a statement.
Inside Local Name Game
Lee's Summit-based GEHA considers itself one of the Kansas City area's best-kept secrets, but it also wants to change that status. A new naming-rights deal with the Kansas City Chiefs, announced earlier this month for an undisclosed amount, could go a long way toward accomplishing that aim.
Show-Me Macabre Promo
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - FOX 2 anchor John Brown has a new book out that showcases some of the best places and events in Missouri that need to be on your "bucket list." It's Missouri's bicentennial year and we are seeing a light at the end of this pandemic tunnel.
Golden Ghetto Steps Up Vaxx
RAIN CHANCES COMING UP IN THE NIGHT-DAY FORECAST. RO -- NINE-DAY FORECAST. ROB: 500 VACCINE DOSES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SENIORS AND WORKERS TODAY IN WYANDOTTE COUNTY. IF YOU QUALIFY, YOU CAN WALK RIGHT IN AT THE KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY ON WEST 20TH STREET IN KCK TILL 3:00.
Show-Me Weed Vape Debut
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Eight Missouri medical marijuana dispensaries, including three in the Kansas City area will be selling vape pens and cartridges for the first time Friday. Customers have clamored for them for some time, despite varying opinions on just how safe they are.
Kansas Takes Tax Time
TOPEKA, Kan. (KWCH) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Friday (March 19) announced an extension to the state's deadline for filing 2020 taxes. Specifically, Kelly said that Kansas 2020 individual income tax, fiduciary income tax, and Homestead or Property tax relief refund claim filings are extended to May 17, 2021, bringing the state in line with the Internal Revenue Service tax-filing and payment deadline extension.
JoCo Vaxx Fight End Game
A new COVID-19 vaccination site for the Johnson County Health Department is scheduled to open at a warehouse in a Lenexa industrial area next week. It comes after discussions about using the Overland Park Convention Center as that site failed to yield results.
Learn To Code For Realz
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new collaboration between apprenticeship programs will help people around the Kansas City, Missouri, area enter the cybersecurity field. Clark University's Tech Quest Apprenticeship program is now working with Kansas City-based Full Employment Council to help unemployed and underemployed people over the age of 17 find a career in cybersecurity.
Dressed For Success
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Black Fashion Week kicks off this weekend, meant to highlight "overlooked" and unknown Black designers from the metro area and beyond. Fashion designer and stylist Kim Young, who organized the event, says this is the first-time this is being held in the area.
Lady Lawyer Remembered
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - 41 Action News is celebrating Women's History Month, highlighting women who have had a major impact on Kansas City. That list includes "The Dean of Women Lawyers." Her name is Tiera Farrow. She graduated from Kansas City School of Law in 1903 and went on to lead a barrier-breaking career, and life.
Kansas City Plagued By Fear: Conversation Reassures
Up To Date asked the public to send us questions about the coronavirus, COVID-19 and vaccinations, then opened the phone lines for even more queries. When it comes to the three vaccines authorized for emergency use, all are displaying success at "preventing hospitalization, severe disease and death," according to Dr. Hawkinson, who added, "whichever one you can get, go ahead and get."
Developing . . .