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Kansas City Gunfire Cont'd
A man was critically hurt in a shooting Tuesday evening in south Kansas City.Police found the victim inside a home in the 6300 block of East 101st Street just after 5 p.m.A short time later, police said officers were involved in a chase involving a person of interest in the case.
Rock Chalk COVID Research
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new research trial at the University of Kansas Medical Center will focus on COVID-19 long haul. Local sufferers of the often debilitating symptoms are speaking out about their experience, as KU Medical Center hopes to enroll more participants.
Rumors Of War Persist
Many Ukrainians in America are nervously watching what's happening there. "I'm certainly concerned about them, I'm very worried about them," said Vitaly Chernetsky, a Ukrainian native and professor of Slavic languages and literature at the University of Kansas. Since leaving his home country of Ukraine decades ago, has studied and watched from abroad.
Activists In Training
The Library of Congress describes the historic role youth have played in social justice movements like this: "At its height in the 1960s, the Civil Rights Movement drew children, teenagers, and young adults into a maelstrom of meetings, marches, violence, and in some cases, imprisonment." This moment is no different.
Double Shot Debuts
J. Rieger & Co. unveiled today the Kansas City distillery's 2022 commemorative Sporting Kansas City Whiskey Label. The limited-edition collectable bottle was designed in collaboration with Sporting Kansas City and will be available to Sporting KC Season Ticket Members during an exclusive event at the J. Rieger & Co. distillery
Today's Panic Postscript
Hide Transcript Show Transcript GOVERNMENT TO INVESTIGATE THE KANSAS CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT. CITY HALL WAS EVACUATED TOYDA DUE TO A SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE. KANSAS CITY POLICE NOW SAY IT WAS FULL OF MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRONICS MAILED TO THE BUILDING BY MISTAKE. THE PACKAGE WAS FOUND ON THE 19TH FLOOR AROUND 3:15 THIS AFTERNOON.
Over The Freedom Convoy
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- If you find yourself missing the winter weather this July, Air Canada has you covered. The airline announced Tuesday its plan to bring back direct flight between Kansas City and Toronto. The route had been canceled during the early days of Covid-19.
Panty Brand Expands
Remi Bader continues to break boundaries in the fashion industry. The 26-year-old TikTok star and model was recently named brand ambassador and size consultant for Victoria's Secret PINK in a shared effort to further empower young adults and champion body positivity.
Prez Crackdown Against Vlad
President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that Russia's latest moves amounted to "the beginning of a Russian invasion of Ukraine," announced new sanctions and said he would send additional U.S. troops to the region.
Former Prez Obama Proven WRONG AGAIN
A decade ago, Mitt Romney went on CNN and made a statement that was widely perceived as a major mistake.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday brought a formal end to former President Donald Trump's request to block the release of White House records sought by the Democratic-led congressional panel investigating last year's deadly attack on the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.
Markets React To Euro-Trash
Dow Jones futures rose modestly overnight, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The ailing stock market rally lost more ground Tuesday, after Russian President Vladimir Putin sent troops into breakaway parts of Ukraine and the West imposed targeted sanctions in response.
Family Money Locked Down
A Canadian politician has come forward with claims that an ordinary "single mom" was locked out of her bank account after she legally donated $50 to the "Freedom Convoy" protesters. Conservative MP Mark Strahl shared the story in a Sunday Twitter post, which, if true, would run counter to the government's stated intent of only targeting leaders and active members of the truck convoy with financial sanctions.
Plagued By New Infections
Spread of COVID-19 within US hospitals hit a record high in January, with more than 3,000 hospital-acquired infections each week during the month and a peak of over 4,300, according to an analysis of federal data by Politico. The surge of hospital transmissions mirrored the towering wave of cases in the overall population driven by the ultratransmissible omicron variant.
Former Prez Trump Supports Russia, Russia, Russia
subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast Former President Donald Trump has praised Russian President Vladimir Putin's moves in Ukraine, calling him "savvy," after the Kremlin recognized the independence of two breakaway, Russian separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine. "I went in yesterday and there was a television screen, and I said, 'This is genius.'
Coping With Tech & Changing Times
At one point or another, even sound organizations suffer breaches of integrity. Often, such breaches foreshadow serious failures.
Double Plus Good
Aberli and Hank Spear will likely never forget the day their daughter was born because it happened on 2/22/22 at 2:22 a.m. EST, in room number 2. The remarkable palindromic date of birth took place at the Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington, North Carolina, according to Cone Health - a statewide hospital network.
Kansas City Footballer Goodbye
Time Of The Season
The Kansas City Chiefs announced Tuesday the team has released linebacker Anthony Hitchens.
LAS VEGAS ( KLAS) - The 22nd day of February, or 2/22/22, falls on a Tuesday. Maybe the day should be called "Twosday" instead. We've had other interesting dates - 1/23/45, 11/11/11, 2/4/06 - but the fact that a day of twos falls on a day that actually sounds like the number is something else entirely.
It's a day that won't be back for another a long time. Meet three of the babies who were born in Kansas City on "Twosday.""I tried really hard to make it until today," mother Talia Hutton said.Meet newborn Tuesday who was born on Tuesday, literally 2-22-22, at Saint Luke's South.
Rebuilding The Community
Architect rendering of exterior view. // Photo Courtesy of Reconciliation Services, BNIM The "Reveal Strength" Campaign looks to restore the Southeast corner of 31st and Troost, Reconciliation Services has announced. The century-old building is expected to receive renovations valued at $13 million.
Another Peek At The Forecast
Hide Transcript Show Transcript AT THE BUS STOP TOMORROW, MINUS SEVEN, AT LEAST IN KANSAS CITY. A LITTLE BIT MORE SUNSHINE THAN WE SAW TODAY. A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 25°. THESE ARE THE LOWEST WIND CHILLS WE WILL SEE TOMORROW MORNG.NI DOUBLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO, THAT IS THE AREA UNDER THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.