In order to share a decent mix of among otherwise soul crushing reports, we gather community items that other otherwise upbeat just to remind readers that cowtown life isn't so bad.
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KANSAS CITY (KCTV) -- CVS Health has announced it plans to raise minimum wage for its workers to $15 an hour by next summer. The company also plans to fill 200 open jobs in the Kansas City area, they said. CVS said the company-wide wage increase will go into effect by next July.
Retail Play Powers Historic Kansas City Restoration
Tatum Goetting Editorial Assistant Three Kansas City business owners are bringing two historic buildings that sit across the street from the Kansas City Workhouse Jail on 2000 Vine St. back to life. Shomari Benton, Jason Parson and Tim Duggan plan to transform the vacant buildings into a mixed-use office and retail development, with opportunities for local food and retail business incubators and community gathering spaces.
Hipster Party Signals Comeback
Saturday, September 4, 2021 | 3:00 to 7:00 PM *2:00 PM for Sponsors + VIP Tickets Kansas City Museum Historic Grounds The Derby Party 2021: A Grand Reopening Celebration is a themed fundraiser hosted by the Kansas City Museum Foundation to benefit the Kansas City Museum.
Disney studio: 'Best days ahead of it' + Mask mandate + 5 to explore - Downtown Council of Kansas City
Car plows into Disney's Laugh-O-Gram: 'best days ahead of it' A car crashed into the historic McConahay Building overnight Friday, knocking over scaffolding and construction equipment on the brick building, said Butch Rigby, chairman of the local nonprofit Thank You Walt Disney Inc.
Future Tech Takes Off
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In a feat of modern engineering, university students from around the United States departed Independence, Missouri, on a race in vehicles powered solely by the sun.
Flying High On Hype
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Heroic Perspective Shared
Some visitors at the annual EAA AirVenture show in Wisconsin this week got a living history lesson from two of the last surviving pilots from the famed Tuskegee Airmen. "There's something about being with people that love aviation," Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee said.McGee and retired United States Air Force Lt.
Feeding Kansas City
Double donation runs through August 31st. // Courtesy of Harvesters Harvester's mission is to feed hungry people today and work to end hunger tomorrow. This is a pledge they are making good on as they continue to work to bring awareness about food scarcity.
Road Dog Searches For Friend
We teamed up with KC Pet Project to host a weekly "creature feature" on a loveable and adoptable animal here in the KC Metro. This week's local Adopt an Animal features Kevin, a 4-year-old Pit Bull. He resides at the Kansas City Campus for Animal Care at 7077 Elmwood Avenue in Kansas City, Mo, where you can adopt him.
This week, KC Hispanic News translated a few of our stories to Spanish for our Hispanic readers. To read these stories in Spanish, please pick up a copy of our newspaper. Providing opportunities for individuals of all ages in the Historic Northeast community has been a cornerstone of the Mattie Rhodes Center's mission.
Gear Up For School Year
This weekend is the perfect time to purchase school supplies, computers, clothing and other back-to-school necessities because these items will be exempt from state, city and county sales taxes starting early on Friday. The annual sales tax holiday starts on on Aug. 6, at 12:01 a.m. and runs through midnight on Sunday, Aug.
Forecast For Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript NI:CK HEAT AND HUMIDITY, THAT IS THROUGH ETH WEEKEND. NOT TODAY, THOUGH. YOU MIGHT STILL NOTICE SOME SMOKE IN THE SKY, BUT THE AIR QUALITY SHOULD BE A LITTLE BETTER TAN THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. COMFORTABLE THIS MORNING WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 50'S AND 60'S.
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