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Kansas City Freebie Redux
Kansas City, Missouri city council members voted unanimously to abolish bus fares Thursday, while authorities elsewhere are increasing efforts to crack down on fare evaders. Residents will soon be able to ride buses in the city for free, in a move that will cost around $8 million per year.
Northland Hot Mess
Photo by Zach Bauman Jason Maki doesn't even live in Parkville, Missouri. He resides in an unincorporated part of Platte County that borders Parkville. But Maki has paid more than $10,000 for open records requests from the city in the last year. Something's rotten, Maki believes, in this quiet river hamlet, population 6,700.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person was seriously injured Thursday after being struck by a vehicle in Kansas City, Missouri. According to Kansas City police, a 63-year-old woman from KCMO was attempting to cross the intersection of West Linwood Drive and Poplar Avenue from the south around 3:40 p.m.
Good On Mayor Nice Guy
Hide Transcript Show Transcript IT'S A FUNDRAISER. SO THE KIDS WANTED TO MAKE SURE THE MAYOR HAS SOMETHING TO WEAR. BUT THE MAYOR WASN'T QUITE EXPECTING THIS. OH MY GOSH.
Billionaire Real Estate Crisis
The price of a Napa Valley vineyard ranch owned by Norma Hunt and the late Lamar Hunt - sports pioneer and longtime owner of the Kansas City Chiefs - has been reduced by $4.95 million to $15 million. Click here if viewing from a mobile device.
Hottie Social Share
Ashley Benson - Photoshoot by Nicholas Maggio 2019 The former Pretty Little Liars star looked fresh from a swim with damp, dark hair and a sheen of moisture coating her flawless skin. While she has spent the majority of her career as a blond, she recently made a change, dyeing her hair brown.
Lady Love Tribute
Cara Delevingne can't help but gush over her girlfriend Ashley Benson . The Vogue cover girl left a cute comment on a nude photograph of her girlfriend on December 5. Cara, 27, and Ashley, 29, have been linked since August 2018, but the couple confirmed their relationship in June with a PDA-packed Instagram video.
AOC Talks Prez Trump Cuts
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts Trump administration for cuts to food stamps, sharing that her family 'might've just starved' without them
Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York slammed the Trump administration on Thursday over new changes to the food stamps program that will cause nearly 700,000 people to lose access to the program. The Trump administration on Wednesday finalized a rule which would tighten work requirements for able-bodied adults enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
JUICE STILL LOOSE!!!
Play video content Exclusive TMZSports.com Here's O.J. Simpson dancing his face off at a Vegas bar with TWO blonde women ... who don't seem to care that he killed 2 people back in 1994. The 72-year-old convicted felon hit up the Sand Dollar Lounge on Wednesday night -- sporting a dark beanie -- and hit the dance floor hard!!!
Show-Me Dairy Tour
OSBORN, MO (KCTV) -- Have you ever been to the grocery store to pick up milk and asked yourself, "I wonder where this came from?" Well, the answer very well may be that it came from Osborn, Missouri, which is the home of Shatto Milk Company.
Help Find Old School Dude
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are searching for a missing 81-year-old Kansas City man. Gardner Warren was last seen at about 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 4 near E. 35th Street and Forest Avenue. He was driving his light blue 1992 Chevy S10, which has custom rims and the Missouri license plate 5TC-925.
KC Forecast For Now
The low will start near freezing again, with northeast winds picking up to near 10 to 15 mph. It won't be nearly as warm on Friday. The high only gets to near 40 degrees.
Billie Eilish - xanny is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .