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Chip shortage halts F-150 production at Claycomo Ford plant, but electric transit vans get shipped Tuesday
CLAYCOMO, MO (KCTV) -- Ford announced last week that it was halting production of its F-150 pickup at eight plants---including in Claycomo---because of the semiconductor chip shortage. But the automaker says it will still start shipping out its new all-electric transit van starting Tuesday.
Profit From Lower Expectations
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's a dream for bargain hunters and it's expanding into the Kansas City area. Ollie's Bargain Outlet plans to open two locations in the metro, with one in the Northland and one in Overland Park, Kansas.
Local Journalism Brewing Behind Paywall?!?
Kansas City really loves our coffee shops. Last week, we asked you what your favorite coffee shops in the metro area are, and we were overwhelmed by the response. Nearly 900 of you shared your favorite place with us-adding up to 92 shops-and more than 300 of you added a thoughtful note about what makes the shop your favorite.
Meth Town Meets Amid Crisis
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Independence City Council has called for an executive session Wednesday to review personnel matters. The announcement comes a day after the city announced it had placed a member of the police department on paid administrative leave as part of the city's ongoing investigation of inappropriate use of overtime.
Road Work Begins
JACKSON COUNTY - Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will CLOSE the ramp from eastbound I-70 to Benton Blvd. and Truman Rd. beginning at approximately 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for bridge work on Tuesday, Feb. 8. Motorists will need to find alternate routes during this time as the ramp will be CLOSED.
All About Lindsey
Paul Archuleta/Getty Images According to her personal website bio, Lindsey Pelas is a "social media superstar." And she's not wrong - Pelas has 8.8 million followers on Instagram and 1.2 million Twitter followers.
AMERICAN TAXPAYERS FUND CRACK PIPES!!!
The Health and Human Services (HHS) Department is rolling out a $30 million grant program that will fund the distribution of items, like crack pipes, for smoking illicit substances, according to a new report. The Washington Free Beacon initially reported on the program, noting that the department would prioritize applicants in "underserved communities" as defined under one of President Biden's executive orders.
Prez Doubts Friends
GOP Can't Agree On Panty Raid
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden has for months grappled with differences within the Western alliance while navigating one of the trickiest foreign policy challenges to emerge since he took office: Russia's threat to invade Ukraine. While administration officials and outside experts say the U.S.
The top two Republican leaders in Congress were at odds Tuesday over the Republican National Committee's recent resolution that formally censured GOP Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for serving on the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection.
Masks For Thee . . .
WASHINGTON - In normal times, a politician could hardly do something less controversial than pose for a photo with kids. But these are not normal times. Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat making her second run for governor, faced intense blowback Monday after sharing - and then quickly deleting - a photo of her smiling unmasked face surrounded by masked elementary school children.
French Connection Concerns
Domestic critics of Emmanuel Macron, Nato hardliners and the leadership in Ukraine will be suspiciously examining the French president's late-night remarks at his Moscow press conference on Monday for signs of freelancing.
US Paper Of Record Reveals Fatigue With Plague Rules
The balance of recent surveys suggests that the desire to return to normalcy has approached or even overtaken alarm about the coronavirus itself. A wave of polls taken as the Omicron variant crested across much of the United States shows new signs that the public's resolve to combat the coronavirus pandemic is waning.
Canada Is Revolting
OTTAWA, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Angry Canadian truckers were blocking the busiest crossing with the United States on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepared to face legislators later in the day to discuss the growing crisis.
AS THE WORLD BURNS . . .
Biden's base, meanwhile, is furious. Though the administration has made climate action a centerpiece of its rhetoric, executive action and legislative agenda, 80 percent of Americans who labeled themselves left-leaning said that the Biden administration is doing too little to address climate change, including 64 percent of Democrats surveyed.
Big Game Perks Await
Porn star Richelle Ryan took to Instagram to tell her fans of her feelings towards Cincinnati Bengals star quarterback Joe Burrow after helping his side reach Super Bowl Porn star Richelle Ryan took to social media to joke to her fans that she wants to add Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow to her 'roster'.
One Baller Good As The Next
LAS VEGAS - The NFL's biggest stars were all together in Las Vegas over the weekend for the 2022 NFL Pro Bowl, including six Kansas City Chiefs.
Fishy Fare Examined
Located at 46 Penn Centre, near Country Club Plaza, Ocean Prime Kansas City is the 17th location of the modern American restaurant and lounge from the award-winning Cameron Mitchell Restaurants.
Golden Ghetto Gets New Toys
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -Starting next month, people in Overland Park will have a new transportation option for getting around town. Monday, the Overland Park City Council unanimously approved an agreement with Bird Rides, Inc . to launch an e-bike and e-scooter pilot program.
Internets Raises Self Doubt
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Forecast For Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FORECAST SO YOU'LL KNOW FIRST. THISS I FIRST ALERT WEATHER. OKAY. WE KNOW IT'S FEBRUARY. WE KNOW THESE TEMPERATURES WON'T LAST FOREV,ER BUT WE'RE ENJOYING EMTH WHILE WE GOT THEM. WE'LL BE ABLE TO ENJOY THEM FOR A LITTLE BIT LONGER TOO.
Lucius - Next to Normal is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.