Kansas City News Links Amid Storm Shelf

Was going to title this one . . . "Nobody wants to see your silly storm shelf pix from your overpriced downtown apartment" but it's best not to discourage half of the middle-aged posters on Facebook. 

Nevertheless . . . Amid upcoming rain, www.TonysKansasCity.com shares a torrent of local news . . .

Kansas City Healthcare COVID Vaxx Crackdown

Saint Luke's Becomes Second Local Hospital System To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For All Workers

Saint Luke's Health System has become the second local hospital network to require all of its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The network made the announcement a little more than a month after Truman Medical Centers/University Health became the first local hospital system to mandate vaccinations for its employees.

Local NextGen Missing

Independence police ask for help in finding missing 26-year-old woman, her boyfriend

Independence police are asking for help in finding a missing 26-year-old woman and her boyfriend.Police said Lexee M. Beckett has not had contact with her family since Aug. 12.Authorities said Lexee is known to use her sisters' names, Hunter or Megan. Lexee is also known to stay anywhere from Worlds of Fun to Harrisonville.

Lesson In More Cash

New grant helps Kansas City Teachers Residency expand

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - New grant funding will allow a Kansas City, Missouri-based program that trains teachers to expand its reach. This year, SchoolSmartKC and the Sherman Family Foundation granted Kansas City Teacher Residency $2.5 million.

COVID Testing KC Students

With kids back in school, metro parents tell others to test after their kids contract COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kids are contracting COVID-19 and some parents are feeling helpless. With school back in session and kids in daycare the risk of COVID-19 for them is rising. Doctors are saying if you think your child might be sick, it's best to get a COVID-19 test ASAP.

Today's Horrible Dead-Tree Idea

Why does Kansas City have all the responsibility at KCI? Time for a regional approach

Kansas City International Airport is one of the region's most important assets. The need for independent regional airport oversight is now more clear than ever. It's time to begin that process. The Kansas City Council, members of Congress and local civic groups should reexamine how the airport is run, with the aim of naming a regional airport authority by 2023, when the new terminal is scheduled to open.

More Storm Shelf Pix

Morning storms damage trees, cause power outages in Kansas City

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A storm system that swept through Kansas City, Missouri, knocked out power and caused tree damage Tuesday morning. It also brought thunder, lightning, and interesting looking clouds over the metro. At the height of the storm, more than 3,400 Evergy customers were without power.

Gunfire Aftermath

29-year-old charged in fatal shooting in Kansas City Friday night

by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has charged a 29-year-old Kansas City, Missouri man with second degree murder and armed criminal action in relation to a shooting Friday night.

Shawnee Slice Of Life

Woman recovering after getting stabbed Saturday morning

One woman is recovering after someone stabbed her Saturday morning. Shawnee police say officers were called to an apartment complex near West 74th and Flint Street for an armed disturbance around 9:35 a.m. They found a 33-year-old woman with stab wounds. She was taken to the hospital for her injuries.

Show-Me Front Line Lacking

Missouri nursing home workers lag far behind in vaccinations

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Officials face a tall order to get all Missouri nursing home workers vaccinated because fewer than half of them have received the shots. By that metric, Missouri's 48% ranks third-lowest in the nation, trailed only by Florida and Louisiana, both at 47%. Hawaii leads the states, at 89%.

JoCo Po'Folk Healthcare Life Lesson

Shawnee Mission School District will open health clinic 'to break down barriers'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Shawnee Mission School District will open a school-based health clinic Thursday at Shawnee Mission West High School for students and their siblings between 3 and 20 years old. "The idea is to break down barriers to health care," Shelby Rebeck, SMSD health services director, said in a news release.

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Acceptable Ice Cream Promo

Andy's Frozen Custard celebrates 100th store opening with Kansas City ceremony

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If anyone needs a break from Kansas City's long, hot summer, Andy's Frozen Custard has supplied a reason to cool off and celebrate. Andy's will celebrate its 100th store opening in Kansas City at 79th Street and Wornall Road on Sept. 1.

More Weather Deets Right Now

Rain, T-storms possible Tuesday

Rain and thunderstorms are possible for the Kansas City area this morning. We'll see drier skies midday and early afternoon.

This is one more OPEN THREAD for right now . . .