Kansas City Sunday Night News Look

Tonight and every night we're inspired by angel Candice and her legacy of hotness as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Kansas City Blogger Shares Bright Side

The World Is Becoming A Better Place To Live For Most People

The great majority of people throughout most of human history have precariously been able to subsist. (See Level 1 below.) A great divergence began just over two centuries ago. Global life expectancy at birth has more than doubled and abject...

More Deets On Mayor Q’s TV Talk

Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas says mask mandate 'not necessary' at this point

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With the COVID-19 delta variant showing no signs of slowing down, talks of mask mandates before summer's end are swirling. "Every mayor of a major city in America right now is wondering if it's time to return to mandates," Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas said during an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation" Sunday.

Guv Kelly Gives Stimmy

Kansas will continue extended federal unemployment benefits

TOPEKA, KS. (AP) - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said the state does not intend to stop paying expanded federal unemployment benefits that began in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Companies, business groups and Republican leaders are pressuring Kelly to end the benefits, which include $300 weekly payments.

Show-Me Ways To Get The Lead Out

Missouri Has Hundreds Of Thousands Of Lead Pipes, Among The Highest In The U.S.

Missouri has some of the highest numbers of lead pipes in the U.S., according to a national report. The Natural Resources Defense Council estimates there are at least 330,000 lead pipes funneling tap water into Missouri homes and other buildings - the sixth-highest of any state in the nation.

Bad Political Prognosis

Rep. Ronny Jackson, ex-White House doc, predicts Biden will be forced to resign

Rep. Ronny Jackson, the former White House physician-turned-congressman, says he's "terrified for our country" in the wake of President Joe Biden's disastrous town hall this week - and that he doubts whether the commander in chief has the cognitive ability to make it through a full term.

Prez Trump Talks Tough Off Court

Trump dragged for suggesting LeBron James could get a sex change

At his latest political , Donald Trump regaled his audience with a bizarre hypothetical about women's basketball, taking a potshot at NBA star LeBron James in the process. "If I were a coach, I'll tell you, I wouldn't be talking to too many women as we know women.

As The World Burns . . .

More Than 80 Huge Wildfires Rage in U.S. as Country Braces for New Heat Dome

Firefighters in more than a dozen states are battling wildfires as officials warn there won't be much in the way of good news anytime soon. At least 88 major wildfires are burning across 13 states, according to USA Today's numbers.

We Desperately Await The Angels

Victoria's Secret says it will bring back iconic fashion show - one day

Victoria's Secret wants to get back on the runway. The lingerie brand told analysts Monday that it is planning to one day bring back its iconic fashion show - but in a "culturally relevant" way. After nearly 20 years running, the annual fashion show where Victoria's Secret's Angels flaunted bedazzled bras and lacy underwear was canned.

Rock Chalk Freedom Fighter Honored

Retired KU professor receives Polish medal from WWII

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A retired University of Kansas professor received Poland's Medal of Valor this weekend more than 75 years after he fought with the Polish resistance against the occupying forces of Nazi Germany during World War II. Polish Air Force Major Gen. Cezary Wisniewski who is based at the Polish embassy in Washington D.C.

Front Office Answers Felony Gun Charge Backlash At Start Of Training Camp

KC Chiefs: Clarifying the Frank Clark, Britt Reid legal situations

As the resident lawyer contributing to Arrowhead Addict in my free time, I thought it might be best to provide an update to Chiefs Kingdom regarding the K.C. Chiefs and their legal situation(s) as we gear up for the start of training camp.

Trading Whit & Witticisms

Mariners "making a push" to trade for Whit Merrifield, according to one report

The Seattle Mariners are "making a push" to trade for Whit Merrifield, according to reporters Mark Feinsand and Daniel Kramer of MLB.com. The Mariners are making a surprise run for a post-season spot after a two-decade playoff drought. The Mariners are making a push to trade for INF/OF Whit Merrifield of the Royals, sources tell me and @DKramer_.

Expect Hotness This Week

FORECAST: Heat index values above 100 degrees likely in the middle of the week

Monday will not be terribly uncomfortable with the cold front to our south. Other than a stray shower/storm during the day I think most areas stay dry.

This is the OPEN THREAD for Sunday night. As always, THANK YOU FOR READING TKC THIS WEEK and hopefully we’ll have more for the Monday morning update.