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Check-it . . .Working New Rules
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One million COVID-19 vaccinations, as Kansas City passes the milestone this week, local employers ponder how to reach the next step. That next step? Two million vaccinations, striving to reach herd immunity. But sluggish vaccination rates could accelerate as more businesses start requiring shots for their employees.
Mask Crackdown Underway
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Jackson County Health Department said Friday it has received more than 500 complaints over possible violators of the county's mask mandate. Since the county's most recent mask mandate took effect on Aug. 9, health officials say they have issued 86 warnings out of the more than 500 complains received.
Get Well Soon Golden Ghetto Dude!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Low oxygen rates and fatigue to the extreme, even after COVID-19 patients leave the hospital, the battle is not over. Federal health officials continue to stress that a rising number of patients are not having smooth recoveries while acknowledging that the delta variant is leading to a new spike in the COVID-19 death toll.
Fez Up With Crime
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) --- The Jackson County Shrine Club is hopeful that you could help them find some items that were stolen from them. In the past few weeks, there have been four break-ins at the club, resulting in the loss of various items. The first theft resulted in the loss of two mini bikes and a "drifter" bike.
New KCI Debuts Pricey Art
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A slate of 19 Kansas City-area artists has been selected in the final call for artists for the new Kansas City International Airport terminal. The Kansas City, Missouri, Aviation Department announced the finalists Friday.
Hotness Walks It Off
Emily Ratajkowski is strutting her stuff. The 30-year-old model was spotted participating in Rihanna's third Savage X Fenty fashion show on Tuesday night in Los Angeles, donning a barely-there pink bikini. The bottom half of the swimsuit had a high waistline while the top half had no straps.
Working Against The Middle
It's been a rough few weeks for President Joe Biden, and it's starting to show up in his approval ratings, with a new poll showing a majority of the country is unhappy with the job Biden is doing. The Washington Post-ABC survey, taken as Biden was under the height of criticism for the U.S.
Texas Hot Mess Worsens
On September 1, 2021, one of America's most restrictive abortion laws came into effect. What's happening and where do women's rights go from here?
Trolling Pro-Choice Tactics
Organization Texas Right to Life is urging citizens to submit anonymous tips on its website to help enforce the state's new anti-abortion law. So a handful of TikTokers decided to put whistleblowing into their own hands -by flooding the organization's website with Shrek porn (and other deliberately false information).
The Shaman Surrenders
The "QAnon Shaman"-who notoriously stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 carrying a spear and a bullhorn and wearing a horned headpiece made of coyote skin -has cut a plea deal with the feds Jacob Chansley, 33, was arrested three days after the riots and charged with civil disorder, obstruction of an official proceeding, disorderly conduct in a restricted building, and demonstrating in a Capitol building.
Agonizing Afghan Aftermath
When the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, a former Afghan army colonel named Mohammed became part of the massive crush of people trying to flee at the Kabul airport last week. Mohammed and his family - a wife and five children - waited for hours to reach a Taliban checkpoint outside the airport.
Move Over Delta, Mu Is Meaner
As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues its deadly sweep across the U.S., officials say that they are keeping a "very close eye" on a new variant that may be able to bypass existing coronavirus antibodies. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on Thursday that the U.S.
Trying to retrofit "Cinderella" with a feminist sensibility is a big-time challenge, and despite ample energy and the sing-along benefits of a jukebox musical, a new version starring Camila Cabello can't crack that code. Premiering on Amazon, the movie mostly feels like Disney Channel fare with a pinch of "Moulin Rouge," a colorful distraction lacking enough magic to fulfill dreams or wishes.
Favorite Local Headline Today
"A lot of people don't get the opportunity to really explore outside of the Midwest or don't have the natural curiosity to go do that, so we want to bring a little bit of that back for the people who aren't able," said Jessica Teliczan, co-owner of Crossroads-based, succulent-inspired Paradise Garden Club.
Check Deets On Council Good Deeds
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - While working as a government contractor in Afghanistan eight years ago, Kansas City Councilwoman Teresa Loar developed a bond with a young Afghan girl selling trinkets on the streets. "She would come and sell her wares, her bracelets, scarves and whatever she had to sell on the street," Loar told FOX4.
Well Deserved Decoraiton
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- As the last American soldier left Afghanistan, a local artist was busy working on a tribute to those who didn't make it home alive. Last week, terrorists bombed areas outside Kabul Airport where evacuations were taking place. Some American service members ranging from 20 to 31 years old flew home in caskets.
Kansas City GOAT?!?
2021 NFL season award predictions: Who'll win MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year?
Hipsters Share Their Plans
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Building Home Team History
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Pat Clarke began efforts to renovate renovate Satchel Paige Stadium two years ago, and though progress has been slow, the Kansas City, Missouri, community leader has no intention of giving up. He organized a concert, All Good in the Hood Funkfest, at the stadium planned for Labor Day weekend.
Katie Shares Weekend Outlook
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Camila Cabello - Million To One is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.