We start the morning with a glimpse at hottie Angela who is blurring the line betwixt pr0nstar & influencer as she takes her promo game to mainstream social media audiences on both sides of the equation. And all of THAT inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.Kansas City Desperately Seeking Wage Slaves
KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV5) -- Employers across Kansas City are struggling to find applicants for jobs. According to the latest jobs report we are still missing 8 million positions compared to pre-pandemic times. The disconnect between these two statistics can be explained through pandemic benefits.
Foodies Need Free Money Taste
After a brutal year for restaurants, the American Rescue Plan gives business owners a lifeline as $26 billion in grants are available to keep restaurants open. V'S Italiano Ristorante has been serving meals in Independence for 58 years.
COVID Hates Your Mom
KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) -- Worldwide flower shipments have been disrupted because of the pandemic, causing shortages among some suppliers as Mother's Day approaches. But many local shops have found ways to keep a variety of specialty blooms coming in to avoid delays in their bouquets.
Weed Buys Pr0n?!?
Pornhub has been in acquisition talks with an investor group led by a Canadian cannabis entrepreneur
Pornhub has been in talks to sell to an investor group led by Chuck Rifici, a former official of Canada's Liberal Party, sources say. It's unclear if Rifici has raised money for the deal or if other investors are involved. Lawmakers in Canada are going after Pornhub after recent controversies.
Spin Is Hard Work
CNN appears to be prioritizing the "headache" apparently caused by former President Trump's White House lawn over current President Biden's disappointing jobs report. The April jobs report released on Friday shocked the nation, which saw just 266,000 jobs created and a rise in unemployment after economists expected roughly 1 million jobs to be created amid the country's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
As India's coronavirus catastrophe worsens, new waves of infections are fast engulfing a growing number of nations across South and Southeast Asia -- with some grappling with their worst outbreaks since the pandemic began.
Trouble At Temple Mount
Weeks of sporadic violence between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem intensified on Friday evening at a sacred religious site for Muslims and Jews, as the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan nears. Israeli police in riot gear confronted crowds of Muslim worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, one of Islam's holiest sites.
China Crash Coming Soon
A large Chinese rocket that is out of control is set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend, bringing a final wave of concern before its debris makes impact somewhere on Earth.
Diva Shares Head Check
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha, whose new album "Better Mistakes" drops on Friday, reveals how she got a a co-sign from Queen, why she shares her mental health struggles and what makes her a "no-bulls--t" New Yorker - even while living in Los Angeles.
Work Shelved Without Chips
Some Kansas City car dealers are starting to feel the crunch in getting new vehicles because of a global computer chip shortage."I had to come down here to find this pickup," Olin Van Deventer said.Vandeventer said he usually buys his trucks in his hometown of Marysville, Missouri, but there only one for sale."One, and that was a car, you know," Vandeventer said.New vehicles are in demand.
Sweating Double Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Parkville mother and daughter are encouraging others to reach their fitness goals. The duo owns 9Round Boxing on Chatham Avenue. As owners, Jen and Connie Revers are in the best shape of their lives, and they said their relationship has grown since they went into business together.
Stormy Weekend Ahead
Hide Transcript Show Transcript PUDDLES TO POUNCE IN. I KNOW MINE WOULD BUT IT WILL BE DRYING OUT THIS AFTERNOON. THANKS T A STRONG SOUTHEASTERLY WIND GUSTING TO 25 MILES AN HOUR THE TEMPORARY DRYNESS BECAUSE WE HAVE MORE THUNDERSTORMS COMING IN LATER TONIGHT. WE'VE GOT THE SKY STARTING TO CLEAR OVER THE CITY THOUGH.
Bebe Rexha - Break My Heart Myself is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.