Right now the ongoing fortunes of the angels inspire us to check pop culture, community news and top headlines . . .
Friday Night Dance Off
The first time Allan Gray met the world famous choreographer Alvin Ailey was in 1982, when Ailey was in Kansas City to perform at the Folly Theater. It was Gray's job, as leader of a group selling tickets to the show, to take care of him while he was in town.
Northland Talks Maks
The Platte County Health Department has decided not to issue a mask mandate, opting for a recommendation instead. It's in contrast to many surrounding areas in the Kansas City metro that are putting mask requirements in place.
Show-Me Weed Boom
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Prices for medical marijuana have been dropping as more manufacturers, cultivators and dispensaries open in Missouri. Residents voted in 2018 to legalize medical cannabis. Since then, the state has licensed 193 dispensaries, 59 cultivators and 86 manufacturers, although not all of them are operating yet, the Kansas City Star reported.
Panties Pull Nice Profit
Victoria's Secret is making its debut on the public market. On Monday, the lingerie business, along with Victoria's Secret Beauty and Pink, officially separated from Bath & Body Works to be its own public company on the New York Stock Exchange. More from WWD Once part of Victoria's Secret & Co.
Prez Biden Shares College Cash
The Biden Administration announced on Friday it is extending its pause on student loan payments and interest through Jan. 31, 2022. The Department of Education said it will be its "final extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections," stating they feel it's a necessary move to allow borrowers more time to plan to begin repayments to avoid defaults and delinquency.
MSM Support Quickly Fades
MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace skips Cuomo attorneys' press conference after fawning over governor last year
MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace turned a blind eye to the virtual press conference held by the attorneys for embattled Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. On Friday, Cuomo's legal team offered a scathing response to the damning report released this week by New York Attorney General Letitia James.
MAGA Manages Money Probs
WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Donald Trump's Save America fundraising committee has raised more than $90 million since his election defeat last year, one of the biggest hauls by any Republican group.
Let's Fight For More Stimmy!!!
The summer of 2011 was an unpleasant time in Washington. Congress, as it had routinely done many, many, many times before, needed to raise the debt limit, the law placing a cap on how much the government can borrow to meet its obligations.
Community Fights Amid COVID
Even though COVID-19 vaccines are widely available to most American adults, some are still refusing to get a shot even as the highly contagious Delta variant rips across the country. The overwhelming majority of new COVID-19 cases in the US are among the unvaccinated. The same is true for COVID-related hospitalizations and deaths.
Show-Me Home Team Losing
The Cardinals beat the Royals, 4-2. It was a pretty uninteresting baseball game. We had to listen to Steve Physioc and it took more than three hours to complete, so I guess you could say it was more painful than anything else. St.
Midtown Crafts Big Plans After Pandemic
An arts advocate in Kansas City hopes to partner with one of the metro's leading community coworking spaces to create a haven for nearly 1,300 art entrepreneurs. GUILDit announced Thursday plans to develop an art village within Plexpod Westport Commons - featuring coworking, studios, a theater, and gallery - with a goal to rebuild art and culture in the city while strengthening its economy, said Susana Bruhn, founder and executive director of GUILDit.
Weekend Heat Up Arrives
Hide Transcript Show Transcript LONG TOROMROW. I THINK IT'S GOING TO EAT UP EVENING FORECAST. IT'S WARM. IT'S HAZY. IT'LL BE MILD BY ELEVEN O'CLOCK DOWN TO 80 DEGREES, BUT STILL CAN'T SHAKE THAT HAZE AIR QUALITY IS NOT THE BEST IN OUR TEMPERATURES WILL WARM UP FROM ROU 70S IN THE MORNING 71 IN WARRENSBURG.
Grupo Firme - Ya Superame was the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .