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Plague Of Lawsuits Begins
A federal judge in Kansas City has cleared a restaurant group's COVID-related business interruption claim for jury trial, finding that an 8th Circuit Court decision that found no coverage was owed in a separate case does not apply to a lawsuit that alleges SARS-CoV-2 was physically present. US District Judge Stephen R.
Heartland Protection Collab
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson in-conjunction with Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced a new initiative Tuesday that aims to bolster national security in their respective states. The governors announced the "National Crossroads Initiative," which will raise awareness of and facilitate collaboration on national security missions in the states.
Soccer Glory Shared
by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - With six games left in the regular season, the Kansas City National Women's Soccer League franchise announced that they will be moving their home field next season. KC NWSL will play their home matches in the 2022 season at Children's Mercy Park, home of men's side Sporting Kansas City.
Not So Controversial Vaxx Encouraged
While the spread of COVID-19 makes headlines, we're also on the verge of flu season and doctors are concerned about battling both at the same time.There are already signs influenza could be a much bigger problem this year. It's time to get your flu shot.
Home Team Out Of Cash?!?!
A promising start by the Royals in 2021 raised hopes that perhaps the timeline for contention was accelerated. A dreadful summer added a dose of reality, but the club has played better down the stretch.
Newsworthy Hotness Exposed
They sent tongues wagging in a racy snap where they made out with their rocker boyfriends posted on Instagram last week. But Kourtney Kardashian and Megan Fox have certainly doubled up on the sex appeal. The 42-year-old reality star and 35-year-old actress certainly raised eyebrows as they went topless in a very racy photoshoot for Kim Kardashian's SKIMS range.
PREZ BIDEN CONFRONTS IMPEACHMENT FIGHT!!!
A group of House Republicans has filed articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. "I filed articles of impeachment against @POTUS based on what I believe to be clear violations of his duties," Rep. Bob Gibbs of Ohio posted on Twitter Wednesday the day after filing the impeachment articles.
Former Prez Fights With Paper And Family
Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in New York state court Tuesday against his niece Mary Trump, as well as several New York Times journalists, for the disclosure of his tax information that was published in several New York Times articles.
Immigration Battle Worsens
President Biden is facing increased scrutiny from members of his own party over his administration's treatment of Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. In letters to administration officials, meetings at the White House and a press conference outside the Capitol on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers urged the administration to suspend deportation flights to Haiti, and demanded accountability for the alleged mistreatment of Haitian migrants by U.S.
Tripping Over Border Crisis
White House press secretary Jen Psaki didn't have an answer Wednesday on whether President Biden has ever or will ever visit the southern border to address the illegal immigration crisis. Psaki was asked by Fox News' Peter Doocy during her daily press briefing if the president had "ever been to the southern border" during his nearly 50 years in public office.
The Stock That Broke Capitalism Earns More Eyballs
SINGAPORE - Shares in Australia looked set to open little changed as investors in Asia-Pacific continue monitoring the situation surrounding China Evergrande Group. The SPI futures contract was at 7,290.0, against the S&P/ASX 200's last close at 7,296.90. Questions remain over whether embattled Chinese developer Evergrande will pay the interest due on a dollar-denominated bond on Thursday.
COVID Record Redux
An average of more than 2,000 Americans are once again dying from Covid every day, a grim threshold that the country has not seen in more than six months. The seven-day average of reported U.S. Covid deaths stood at 2,031 as of Tuesday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Mystery Woman Rescued
Croatian police said Wednesday they have established the identity of a woman who was found in a remote area on a northern Adriatic island with no recollection of who she was or where she came from. The police identified the woman as Daniela Adamcova, 57, from Slovakia.
Overland Park Legend Stays Winning
With so much discourse surrounding Ted Lasso , we'd been waiting for Jason Sudeikis to host Saturday Night Live. It's finally happening: the SNL alum will host the show on October 23, with Brandi Carlile as the musical guest. It all comes full circle: Sudeikis was hired as an SNL writer in 2003 and became a cast member in 2005.
Kansas City Fanbois Share Wishlist
The possibility of a downtown ballpark has always been around here in Kansas City. But thanks to a new owner and the Kauffman Stadium lease ending in less than a decade, we're closer to a downtown baseball stadium than we've ever been.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo has a lot on his mind these days. He needs to find some sort of pass rush, which has been unable to generate pressure on the Browns' Baker Mayfield in Week 1 and the Ravens' Lamar Jackson on Sunday night.
Life Lesson Redux
KASNAS CITY, MO (KCPS) -- A woman killed last week in a hit-and-run accident is being remembered by her coworkers and students. Valeria Villa-Alvarado, 31, died on September 17 after an SUV ran a stop sign and crashed into her car near E 12th Street and Bales Avenue.
Local Grocer Good Deeds
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the Independence community mourns the loss of police officer Blaize Madrid-Evans who was killed while on duty last week, Hy-Vee has joined the list of organizations looking to offer support. 20 Kansas City-area Hy-Vee stores will match all donations to the Independence Police Foundation from customers, up to $10,000, according to a release.
TKC's Favorite Story Of The Day
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Paul Donnelly's dogs Zebedee and Ellie Mae join Paul Donnelly on Longview Lake at least once a week. "It's a place that I love," Donnelly said. "You know, a place to retreat to." This past Saturday, it was just Zeb with him, and by the end of the day, some heavy thoughts.
Autumn Arrives In Kansas City
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