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Cynthia Newsome

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Recent articles by Cynthia:

Red Tail Academy trains underserved youth and minorities for aviation careers

The courage and valor of the first African American U.S. fighter pilots during World War II is impacting future generations of minority pilots in Kansas and Missouri. Their achievements inspired the name and the mission of a new non-profit in Kansas called Red Tail Academy. → Read More

Evergy offers Missouri customers free thermostat to save on electric bills

Evergy, in partnership with Ecobee, is offering a free thermostat to Missouri customers. The thermostat could help customers save 23% on their electric bill. Customers also will receive a $25 credit on their bill or cash payment. → Read More

KC teen entrepreneurs driven to make cosmetic company next big thing in beauty

Two Kansas City area teenage girls are best friends and business partners. Chondra Walters and Makaila Traylor launched a beauty company called MC Cosmeticare. → Read More

41 Action News anchor Cynthia Newsome celebrates 41 years in broadcasting

This year is a major milestone for 41 Action News anchor Cynthia Newsome, who celebrates her 41st anniversary in radio and television news. To celebrate, she wants to thank the faithful viewers in the Kansas City metro who have watched and supported her for more than half of her career. → Read More

Kansas City security, mental health experts offer tips for people feeling stressed, unsafe

Washington D.C. and states across the country are bracing for possible violence after the assault last week of the U.S. Capitol. Angry exchanges on social media sites are causing an increasing number of people to believe that their personal safety is in danger. → Read More

2 Missouri legislators call U.S. Capitol riot an assault on democracy

Missouri Sen. Barbara Washington and Missouri Rep. Richard Brown expressed outrage over Wednesday's assault on the U.S. Capitol. Despite the political divide in the U.S., they believe there is a path to healing our divided nation. → Read More

KC woman to launch magazine to help Black-owned businesses

Kansas City, Missouri, entrepreneur Patricia Mitchell is launching a magazine called All Black Everything to help struggling Black businesses and be a community voice for the Black Lives Matter Movement, the arts, entertainment and health. → Read More

Martin City Melodrama uses rescue dogs in financial rescue bid

The Martin City Melodrama & Vaudeville Co in south Kansas City, Missouri is struggling financially due to COVID-19. → Read More

Cross-Lines Community Outreach receives $5,000 from McDonald's

The McDonalds Great Plains Co-Op donated $5,000 to Cross-Lines Community Outreach to help meet increasing needs of the poor and hungry during this pandemic. → Read More

Kindness Kitchen at Olathe's Journey Bible Church seeks volunteers

The Kindness Kitchen at Journey Bible Church in Olathe, Kansas is providing hot meals for families struggling financially during the pandemic. → Read More

Kansas City COIVID-19 survivor shares lessons learned from near-death experience

Angela Griswold was diagnosed with COVID-19 and spent two months in the hospital and in rehab. She said she hopes the lessons she learned will help others make the right choice to wear a mask, even at family gatherings. → Read More

Kansas City woman shares lessons from near-fatal COVID-19 experience

Mia Ramsey survived her bout with COVID-19 more than two months ago, but she is sounding the alarm as she continues to deal with extreme fatigue and memory problems. → Read More

KCMO woman repurposes military uniforms to honor veterans

Celebrate Fatigues is a new organization started by a Kansas City woman. She takes old military uniforms and turns them into respectful products that honor the memories of veterans. → Read More

Supporters, opponents of Amendment 3 in Missouri make final plea to voters

The proposed Amendment 3 in Missouri would cancel the Clean Missouri amendment passed by two-thirds of Missouri voters in 2018, which detailed how new legislative district boundaries will be drawn and by whom. → Read More

Tips on dealing with emotional fatigue over COVID-19 deaths, elections and financial stress

KANSAS CITY, MO — In a year that's been like no other many people are dealing with emotional fatigue due to COVID-19 deaths, elections and the financial stress of unemployment. Garnice Robertson, is one of more than 1,000 people in Kansas who suffered the loss of a loved one to the virus. She lost her mother who developed COVID-19 and died earlier this year. Her mother would have turned 90 this… → Read More

Saint Luke's Health System doctor weighs in on remdesivir

A drug that was used to treat President Donald Trump in his battle with COVID-19 needs more testing to determine its long-term effectiveness, according to a Saint Luke's Health System doctor. → Read More

Teen girls in Awesome Ambitions create videos asking people to vote

Teenage girls in Awesome Ambitions in Kansas City are too young to vote, so they created videos asking eligible voters to cast their ballots. → Read More

Rockhurst University political professor cautions voters to ignore foreign interference and vote

A Rockhurst University Political Science professor, is encouraging voters to maintain their confidence in U.S. elections despite the interference from Russia and Iran. → Read More

Shawnee Chiropractor launches 31-Day Kindness Campaign addressing mental health

A Shawnee, Kansas, chiropractor is doing her part to address mental health in a year filled with many challenges. → Read More

Leawood cancer survivor honored for work helping fellow patients

Susan G. Komen Kansas and Western Missouri named Liz Benditt this year's Woman of Action for her role helping ease pain of cancer patients. → Read More