Kansas City Tuesday Double Take: Domestic Terror & Assorted Drama

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Double Time COVID Progress

Staff works to shorten wait time at Truman Sports Complex COVID-19 testing site

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After some struggles Monday, testing was back on at Truman Sports Complex Tuesday. On Monday, people were waiting in line for about three hours, but the wait time was significantly shorter Tuesday. "Probably 15 minutes; it hasn't been bad honestly," said Jesus Ladron, who got tested.


Red Cross: Blood shortage starting to affect patient care in Kansas City area

The Red Cross has declared a national blood crisis. Here in the Kansas City area, it's already affecting patient care. Doctors are facing difficult choices.

Local Lesson Plan Online

Metropolitan Community College announces 'many' courses will begin spring semester virtually

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, Missouri, announced Tuesday that "many" classes will begin the spring semester virtually. Chancellor Kimberly Beatty said in a statement that the plan aims to reduce transmission rates amid the spread of the omicron variant, and that virtual learning will last until Feb.

Neighbors Suffer Harsh Times

Grain Valley School District closes facility with teachers out sick

Staffing in the Grain Valley School District is critically low. The problem is that too many staff are out sick and there aren't enough substitutes.One facility has already closed with the possibility of more closures to come.There is no class for preschoolers at the Grain Valley Early Childhood Center starting Wednesday.

Golden Ghetto Still Growing

Overland Park advances plan for controversial development on Deer Creek Golf Course

by: Sydnie Holzfaster Posted: / Updated: OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - After months of debate, the Overland Park Planning Commission is recommending approval for plans to create a new apartment complex on the Deer Creek Golf Course.

Lindsey Shares Outlook

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Justice Department forms new domestic terrorism unit Justice Department forms new domestic terrorism unit

The Justice Department is establishing a new domestic terrorism unit to combat the threat that has more than doubled in the past two years, the head of the agency's National Security Division said Tuesday.

Doc Calls Out Top Critic

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul driving violent threats against me, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, on Tuesday accused Republican Senator Rand Paul of spreading misinformation that has sparked threats of violence against him and his family while distracting the public from the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.


Covid-19 Hospitalizations Reported in U.S. Hit New High

U.S. hospitals are caring for the highest number of patients with Covid-19 reported during the pandemic, according to federal government data, as the Omicron variant worsens pressures on the already strained facilities. The U.S.

Tax Trouble Ahead?!?

IRS to commence tax season early, warns of potential hiccups due to pandemic and funding issues

"The pandemic continues to create challenges," IRS head Chuck Rettig said. Tax season will begin early this year and is already forecast to be an especially "frustrating" one, the Internal Revenue Service has warned, as pandemic-era tax changes and staffing limitations squeeze the nation's tax agency.

Public Health Debate Tragically Lost In Translation

Decoding what Biden health officials told Congress about Omicron

The answers may not assuage their fears. Here's what was said, and the takeaways: The question: What is current CDC guidance on quarantine and isolation?

MAGA Roundup

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Trump speechwriter, GOP operatives

The committee would like to interview Trump speechwriter Ross Worthington. The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack issued three new subpoenas on Tuesday to former Trump White House aides and associates, including a speechwriter who helped craft former President Donald Trump's speech to supporters ahead of the Capitol riot.

Go To Prison Reich Now!!!

Neo-Nazi leader sentenced to 7 years for plot to intimidate Jews, journalists

A Neo-Nazi leader convicted in a plot to intimidate Jews and journalists has been sentenced to seven years in prison. The man, Kaleb Cole, 25, the former leader of the Neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division, was convicted in September of conspiracy, mailing threatening communications and interfering with a federally protected activity, the Justice Department said in a statement Tuesday.

Rough Talk On Sticky Subject

Palin: Liberals Want to 'Pound' Sex Into People's Heads

A photograph of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her boyfriend that circulated online led the congresswoman to quip about the "sexual frustrations" of her Republican colleagues. So naturally Fox News on Monday turned to Sarah Palin for her insight into the matter.

Diva Sisters Dispute Past

Tearful Jamie Lynn Spears says she 'loves' sister Britney amid family rift

Jamie Lynn Spears is addressing her rift with sister Britney Spears in an emotional interview with "Good Morning America" on Wednesday. "I love my sister," the 30-year-old says amid tears in a promo clip of the rare sit-down, released Tuesday. ABC News journalist Juju Chang then points outs, "But things have gotten complicated."

Meet New Baller Boss

KC Current names former USWNT assistant Matt Potter as head coach

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Current announced the club's new head coach Tuesday. Matt Potter, who previously coached as an assistant for the United States Women's National Soccer Team, will begin his role as head coach immediately. Potter also brings coaching experience with the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Merch Drop Makes News

Chiefs and KC streetwear brand MADE MOBB drop limited merchandise line for the playoffs

The Kansas City Chiefs and local streetwear brand MADE MOBB have joined forces to produce a limited-edition run of apparel that is being released in conjunction with the start of the team's playoff push this weekend.The Chiefs announced that the partnership was made possible through the NFL's local merchandise collaboration initiative.

Local Carbs For Great Cause

The Classic Cookie in Waldo is back with new owners-here's their story

Chef Bryan Sparks and partner Hailey Allen find a kitchen for their multi-business endeavor in Waldo.

Pet Lover Tribute To Golden Girl

Honoring Betty White's legacy, local fans help Kansas City area animal shelters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Betty White's passion rests in the animal world and a legacy that will carry on. Her fellow animal advocates are turning her passing into a positive. The friendly voice that spent decades making people laugh has a legacy that carries on, blessing animals in her memory.

Balmy January Cont'd

Warm weather continues through Thursday

A few clouds will pass through Tuesday evening and the low will dip down near 30. Wednesday will be partly cloudy, with highs in the low and mid 50s. Thursday will be partly cloudy as well with highs in the low 50s. On Friday conditions start to change.

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