Kansas City Saturday News Scoop: Cowtown Remains Hot Mess Despite Cleanup Promises

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Kansas City Eat Out Should Always Be First Option?!?

Kansas City could make outdoor dining in parking spaces a permanent option

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There's a push to make outdoor dining areas in parking spaces a permanent fixture in Kansas City. In the pandemic, the city allowed businesses to apply for permits to expand outdoor seating to parking spaces. Crystal Smith, taproom manager at Double Shift Brewing Co, said outdoor seating has help accommodate more [...]


Waldo Hobo Hangout Redux

Neglected Waldo Ice House site soon will deliver apartments - Kansas City Business Journal

Should this summer prove sweltering, some Waldo residents might choose to shelter inside new dwellings built where one of Kansas City's designated cold storage facilities once stood. Botwin Commercial Development and Linden Street Partners anticipate a July opening for 222 Waldo Flats, an approximately $9 million mixed-use development with 44 apartments in place of the one-time Waldo Ice House at 222 W.


Rock Chalk COVID Help Debuts

University of Kansas Health System opens 'long hauler' clinic to the public

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The University of Kansas Health System has an entire virtual clinic dedicated to people who are still feeling side effects from COVID-19, weeks after contracting the virus. The hospital is bringing specialists from several areas to serve as a team for each patient.


Golden Ghetto Comeback?!?

From festivals to fishing, Johnson County prepares for safe return of in-person events

LENEXA, Kan. - After a year without festivals, concerts and parades, some large events are making a comeback in Johnson County. Edgerton Frontier Days will return Friday, June 18, and Saturday, June 19. The two-day festival will feature art vendors, food trucks, live music and a beer garden.


Everybody Blames Pr0n

The Atlanta Spa Shootings Are Fueling Far-Right Attacks on Porn and Sex Work

In the wake of the Atlanta massage parlor shootings last week, in which eight people were murdered, there was much anguish and sober-minded discussion on social media placing the attack in the context of increasing rates of anti-Asian violence, the exploitation of Asian massage workers, and the historical fetishization of


Veep Demands New Digs

After two months in office, Kamala Harris is still living out of suitcases -- and she's getting frustrated with it

It has been more than two months since Kamala Harris was sworn in as vice president of the United States, a historic moment for the country, as Harris is the first woman and the first woman of color to hold the second highest office in the land.


Brazil Burning

Signs of collapse across Brazil as Covid spirals out of control. Bolsonaro seems to have little response

You can hear the frustration in the nurse's voice as he narrates the video, walking closer to an open window.


Former Prez Trump Confronted With Insurrection Fact Check

Trump tries to defend Capitol rioters on Fox News, gets shut down by Laura Ingraham

In a Fox News on Wednesday, Donald Trump strongly defended his followers who breached the Capitol on Jan. 6, insisting that they posed "zero threat" to the lawmakers who had assembled that day to confirm the results of the Electoral College.


Celeb Remix

Kim Kardashian pleads with Kanye West to meet with her

The reality star, 40, who filed for a divorce from her estranged husband last month, was seen speaking to the camera about the split There were questions over how much of the break-up would appear on the eagerly-anticipated 20th and final season of the show The scenes came amid Kanye's


Rolling Toward Comeback

World of Wheels auto show returns to Bartle Hall with pandemic protocols in place

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Bartle Hall motors into a brave new world this weekend. World of Wheels, the popular automotive showcase, comes to Kansas City's Convention Center for the first time since before the pandemic struck. That show, as well as many others, missed its Kansas City appearance in 2020.


Kansas City Remains Trash Fire Despite Cleanup Promises

I-435/US 24 overpass cleaned up following three fires

Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Wednesday morning cleaned out a mountain of trash under the I-435/US 24 overpass left by people who had been sheltering under the bridge. Wednesday morning's action was prompted by three recent fires under the bridge, one of which caused significant damage to the Northbound span of the Interstate.


Katie Talk Weekend Weather

Cloudy Saturday after morning rain in northern parts of metro

Hide Transcript Show Transcript OCCASIONALLY SOME LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL MOVE BY THE RAIN THAT WE'RE TRACKING THIS MORNING WILL BE GONE BEFORE THE SUN COMES UP, BUT THERE IS STILL ANOTHER CHANCE OF RAIN LATER TODAY FIRST. LET'S TRACK THE RAIN THAT'S OUT THERE NOW AND WHAT WE HAVE ARE JUST SOME RANDOM LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS.

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More Local Cleanup Hype

Kansas City seeks help to clean up more trash piling up in neighborhoods

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There's been a big increase in trash along the city's highways and neighborhoods. Work crews are spending more time cleaning up litter and illegal dumping. Public Works Director Michael Shaw says the city had more than 200 workers out last week picking up several hundred tons of garbage that were illegally dumped throughout Kansas City.


Crafting Head Of State

Artist talks about Harry Truman sculpture that will be displayed at US Capitol

Hide Transcript Show Transcript NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT A PERSONALITY OF A PIECE WILL BE DICTATED, OF COURSE MAINLY BY WE HAD AND TO A DEGREE BY THE HANDS FOR TWO YEARS KANSAS CITY ARTIST. TOM. CORBIN HAS BEEN SPENDING HIS DAYS BRINGING OUR 33RD PRESIDENT TO LIFE.


Minor League Excitement

KC Monarchs to open baseball season with fans in stands, season tickets on sale

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Club will open the season May 18 with fans in the stands. The team said it worked with the American Association of Professional Baseball to implement necessary stadium protocols at Field of Legends. The season will open at 50 percent capacity.


Practice Makes Perfect

Claycomo gun store, indoor range opens with focus on training

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When Don Pind hangs his target, loads his gun and pulls the trigger, he relies on years of experience and training. Pind is a lead firearms instructor at Claycomo Shooters, which opened Wednesday in Claycomo, Missouri.


Show-Me COVID Recovery

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson discusses Show-Me Strong Task Force

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - ANCHOR KEVIN HOLMES: What is the goal of this Show-Me Strong Recovery Task Force? MISSOURI GOV. MIKE PARSON: I thought it was a really good time to reach out to the minority communities across the state to really see how they were affected in the small business arena, and how we can really help with that.


Missouri Politicos Confront Medicaid Legal Threats

Democrats worry Missouri could get sued if Republicans don't fund Medicaid expansion

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Democrats in the Missouri House of Representatives are warning Republicans that if the state doesn't expand Medicaid, they're leaving the state open for a lawsuit. In 2020, 54% of Missouri voters approved a ballot measure calling for that expansion in a constitutional amendment.


The Dotte Opens Up Vaxx

Starting next week, Wyandotte County residents eligible for walk-in COVID-19 vaccine appointments

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Wyandotte County residents age 16 and older will soon be able to walk-in for the COVID-19 vaccination at the Unified Government's vaccination facilities. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly said on Friday that Kansas was opening vaccine eligibility to every Kansan age 16 and up starting Monday, March 29.


Toast To Local Craft

'I've been truly blessed': Callsign Brewing thanking KC community for continued success

Hide Transcript Show Transcript CONSIDERS ITSELF BLESSED COAL SIGN BREWERY IS GRATEFUL TO NOT ONLY SURVIVE THE PANDEMIC BUT TO KEEP GROWING KMBC9S. ROB HUGHES HAS ITS MESSAGE FROM NORTH KANSAS CITY. WELCOME TO CALL SIGN BREWING.


Faith Community Help

Unity Southeast gives away 7,000 pounds of food to people in need

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Month by month and car by car, volunteers like Crystal Wilson dole out more than 7,000 pounds of healthy food to those in need outside the Unity Southeast Ministry in in Kansas City, Missouri. "It's a blessing," said Kimberly Abernathy, who stopped by for some food to take home on Friday afternoon.


Prep For Holy Week Starts

Leawood church taking precautions to hold in-person Easter services in pandemic

In-person worship is back at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection after nearly a year exclusively online."We will have doors propped open," said Cathy Bien, of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection.


Artsy Damage Reported

Jackie Robinson art work damaged in delivery to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A tribute to Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson was damaged during delivery to the Negro League Baseball Museum on Saturday. Negro League Baseball Museum Director Bob Kendrick posted the damaged artwork on Twitter. "Needless to say, I was heartbroken when @FedEx delivered artist Dave Hobrecht's masterful tribute to Jackie Robinson in shambles!


Brewing Better Times

Tea shop owner hopes to infuse hope, healing into the community

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When many business owners were closing amid the pandemic, Nika Cotton was opening the doors of her tea shop. Soulcentricitea offers dozens of red, black and green teas. While she touts the medicinal benefits of her beverages, Cotton also hopes to serve hope, healing and restoration to the community.

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Comments

  1. I volunteer to clean up Angela. She should feel free to make a mess.

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  2. "Trump tries to defend Capitol rioters on Fox News, gets shut down by Laura Ingraham"

    In addition to becoming newly reacquainted with the term "NOCD," Trump will soon realize the true meaning of irrelevant as well.

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  3. The area under the bridge at 435 and 24 will look just as awful in about a week. It may just be time to call the folks doing it what they actually are...Bums.

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  4. Byron Funkhouser3/27/21, 6:53 PM

    Why shouldn't Willie Brown's dick warmer be living out of suitcases? She's a carpetbagger!

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  5. Salon.com is such a reliable source. Might as well be citing a Chinese newspaper.

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  6. Kamala your house will be ready when we get the equity of the workers correct

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  7. I did not make the comment at 6:53.

    Congratulations, you're an asshole.

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  8. Kamala needs to live with and support all the illegal immigrants she loves so much. She wants to change the name of the United States of America to North Mexico.

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  9. ^^^ send her ass to live in one of joe bidumbs daycare and child developement centers at the border aka illegal alien camps.

    President Truman didn’t get to live in the White House during his whole term as president because it was being rebuilt, she’s a worthless crybaby whore for even bringing it up.

    Homeless people are living on the streets, the national guard was living in a garage and this spoiled rotten I’m black you have to treat me like some kind of god bullshit is over, fuck her and willie Browns dick she rode in on.

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  10. TOP PHOTO -- MAKE MINE A DOUBLE

    Q: What did the "pron" star say when my waffle-cone started dripping?

    A: You want me to lick that for you???

    ("Angela Does 31 Flavors" scheduled for release this Summer)

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