Kansas City Midweek: Prez Obama Double Down & Creeper Conviction

For close readers we take a peek at just a few more local links worth consideration along with just one more glance at hottie Demi sharing a bit of holiday cheer.

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Will Toy Train Doggie Style Debut?!?

KC Streetcar extension plans gain Bar K's attention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two studies, from the Animal Policy Group and the American Pet Products Association, produced the same figure: 70% of U.S. homes have pets. Results are shifting how various sectors interact with animals. "There's a lot of opportunity for us to go to Berkeley Riverfront," said Donna Mandelbaum with KC Streetcar.


New treatment facility will reduce waste smell along Kansas City highways

A putrid smell had called N I-435 by the Blue River home for about as long as anyone can remember. It's a smell that creeps across the entire highway.Kansas City says that the smell will soon be, mostly, going away. "We're protecting the public health and the environment," Wastewater Treatment Division Officer Brent Herring said.

Meth Town Refuses To Save The Planet

Resolution to remove Rockwood solar panels reveals feud between Independence City Council members

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - In early December, two members of the Independence City Council submitted a resolution to remove the solar panels from Rockwood Golf Club, records show. The KSHB 41 I-Team learned it's unlikely the city will move the solar panels anytime soon.

Demi Does Fashion

Demi Rose Gets Festive In Nothing But A Red Coat

Demi Rose is baring it all for the gram! The British model, 26, brought some Christmas cheer to her Instagram page on Sunday, December 26, as she showed off her stunning figure in a sizzling new photo. Demi wore nothing underneath a long red coat, leaving little to the imagination in the process.


Ghislaine Maxwell prosecutors hail guilty verdict for 'one of the worst crimes imaginable' - live

British socialite, 60, found guilty on five of six charges she faced - follow all the latest news and reaction

Lock Down Doesn't Work?!?

Some nations rethink isolation, testing rules as Omicron sweeps globe

ROME/WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Global COVID-19 infections hit a record high over the past seven-day period, Reuters data showed on Wednesday, as the Omicron variant raced out of control and governments tried to contain its spread without paralysing fragile economies. Almost 900,000 cases were detected on average each day around the world between Dec.

Long Term COVID Cure?!?

Biden admin touts $137M deal for COVID test strip factory the company says it will take 3 years to build

The Biden administration has signed a $137 million contract with a pharmaceutical company for the purpose of building a factory for COVID-19 test strip materials, a White House official confirmed to FOX Business on Wednesday. But the new facility will not start churning out the materials for three years, according to the company.


New COVID-19 cases in US soar to highest levels on record | AP News

CHICAGO (AP) - More than a year after the vaccine was rolled out, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. have soared to their highest level on record at over 265,000 per day on average, a surge driven largely by the highly contagious omicron variant.

Talker Crowns New Boss

'If she runs, she wins': Rogan backs Michelle Obama to beat Trump

Comedian predicted Obama could line up with Kamala Harris as running mate Rogan says only thing that could stop her would be if she backed lockdowns But he suggested 'super team' of Trump and DeSantis could also be a winner Comes amid poor approval for Biden and rumors DNC will back another runner Podcast host Joe Rogan has backed Michelle Obama to beat Donald Trump if she decides to run in the 2024 Presidential election.

Local Cash Against Crime

Season of Giving 2021: Kansas City Anti-Violence Project

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Home Team Tribute

In memoriam: the Royals we lost in 2021

Note: some of these excerpts are reprinted from an article from earlier this year. The end of the year gives us a chance to reflect and remember those that we lost throughout the year. In the baseball world, we lost home run champ Henry Aaron.

Winter Is Coming To Kansas City

Winter storm expected to bring wintry mix, snow Friday into Saturday

Overnight lows will fall back into the mid- and upper-20s. We'll see more sunshine Thursday with highs in the mid-40s. Friday will be warmer with highs in the low and mid-50s. Temperatures will fall Friday night into Saturday into the 20s and teens. A wintry mix and snow are likely Friday night into Saturday morning.

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