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"The pandemic really dampers our ability to be a sustainable business," said Patrick Sprehe, co-founder of Center Cut Records, describing the era's impact on his business and the livelihood of musicians who rely on Kansas City's social scene to back them up.
Second Hand Winning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Goodwill is making a killing on all of your old stuff, even during a time when many of the organization's stores were closed because of COVID-19 restrictions. Stuck at home with time to kill, millions of people spent much of 2020 cleaning out closets, cabinets and entire rooms of stuff they no longer wanted.
Kansas Republican Politico Earns Second Chance
Former Congressman Steve Watkins of Kansas has entered a diversion program to avoid trial over allegations that he voted illegally in a 2019 municipal election.Watkins, a Republican from Topeka who served only one term in the U.S. House, was facing three felony charges.
Panties Cling To Power
T hese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. Is Victoria's Secret too big to fail? Despite its place at the center of many recent controversies, Victoria's Secret remained the fifth-largest apparel brand in the United States in terms of retail value in 2020.
Prez Trump Double Take
Viktor Orbán became the Prime Minister of Hungary in 1998. Four years later, with a record number of Hungarians turning up to the polls, his party lost power. The next day, Orbán's allies claimed voter fraud and demanded recounts, and although these demands were rejected, Orbán continued to claim that the election had been stolen.
Insurrection Plan Exposed
A document filed in federal court on Monday sheds new light on the Proud Boys' tactical preparation for and movements during the Jan. 6 insurrection. It alleges that a Washington-based member of the far-right group was internally nominated to have "war powers" and assume "ultimate leadership" of the group's activities that day.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday he's lifting the mask mandate in Texas, even as health officials warn not to ease safety restrictions.
MSM PRESS SECRETARY DOUBLE STANDARD EXPOSED!!!
Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Tuesday that the press treated her differently than White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.
Celeb Doesn’t Have Sense Of Humor After All
Alec Baldwin, Hilaria Baldwin face backlash over baby announcement, star fights back: 'Shut the f--k up'
Alec Baldwin reacted with fury to commenters who took issue with his and his wife Hilaria Baldwin's social media announcements about their sixth child. On Monday, Hilaria took to Instagram to reveal the couple had welcomed a sixth child to their family.
Old School Shot Walk Up
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Any Wyandotte County resident over age 85 can take advantage of several walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations clinics. Residents older than 85 don't need an appointment, according to the Unified Government Public Health Department, to receive the vaccine from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Home Team Heroes Named
The Royals announced the 2021 candidates for induction into the Royals Hall of Fame. This year's ballot includes first-timers Carlos Beltrán, Billy Butler, Kyle Davies, Jeremy Guthrie, and Luke Hochevar. Appearing on the ballot for the second time are Johnny Damon and Yordano Ventura.
Springtime Preview Persists
Hide Transcript Show Transcript EVENTUALLY. BREEZY AGAIN TOMORROW ON YOUR WEDNESDAY. EVENING FORECAST HAS US GOING THROUGH THE 50'S INTO THE 40'S. PRETTY RAPIDLY BECAUSE OF DRY AIR. 40 DEGREE DEGREES BY MIDNIGHT. ABOVE FREEZING BY TOMORROW MORNING. IT'S BEEN A WHILE SINCE WE HAVE SAID THAT BECAUSE OF THE SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 10 MILES PER HOUR.
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