Right now we share our quick first check of Monday morning community news, pop culture and notable items from around the nation and the world . . . Take a look:
In The KC Loop This Week
Roll the highlight reel to generate some pre-Super Bowl heat for arts and entertainment in Downtown Kansas City from Monday to Sunday, Jan. 27-Feb. 2: The City Market, 20 E. 5th St. This week, explore Kansas City's original marketplace connecting local businesses and regional growers to the community.
Tragic Tribute Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On Saturday, family and friends organized a balloon release and vigil at Hillcrest Community Center for the 23-year-old man killed in a shooting last week. Family tell FOX4 Chase Byers is the man who was killed near 80th and James A Reed Road Monday afternoon.
Kansas Fake Meat Rebuke
Can Meatballs be Vegetarian? Kansas Livestock Industry Wants Stricter Labeling for Meat Alternatives
Vegetarian meat alternatives are growing in popularity, with "Chick'n Strips" and "Porkless Bites" filling freezer cases in some Kansas grocery stores. But following a handful of states, a bill in the Kansas Statehouse would clamp down on how meatless-meat products are labeled.
Show-Me Teacher Cost
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri lawmakers are working to pass a tax bill that would help the state's teachers who spend a lot of their own money in their classrooms. The bill would allow educators to deduct from their taxes 100 percent of unreimbursed class expenses, up to $500, beginning with the 2021 tax year.
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USA UNDER FIRE!!!
Twelve people were killed and 230 others injured in protests in Iraq over the past three days, the Independent High Commission for Human Rights of Iraq said Sunday.
BOOK AGAINST PREZ TRUMP!!!
A top aide to former national security adviser John Bolton is disputing part of a Sunday report in The New York Times, which claimed Bolton had shared a manuscript of his forthcoming book with "close associates" -- and that the manuscript included a bombshell claim that Trump explicitly linked a hold on Ukraine aid to an investigation of Joe and Hunter Biden.
Feel The Bern 2020?!?!
One week before the Iowa caucuses, Sen. (I-Vt.) is growing in strength and increasingly looks like the favorite to win the Democratic nomination. Polling in Iowa is still tight and shows a four-candidate race between Sanders, former Vice President , Sen. (D-Mass.)
NextGen Kansas City Cinema
a day in the life of Moji, a Kansas City-based filmmaker who makes low budget music videos. Our Blake Miller is happy to elaborate on this short, 43-minute film in the attached video.
Super Bowl Hype Starts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs arrived in Miami Sunday afternoon in advance of next week's Super Bowl. Some members of the team took a page out their coach's wardrobe playbook for the journey.
Chiefs Challenges Everywhere
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - The Super Bowl is no joke. The San Francisco 49ers will face the Kansas City Chiefs on Feb. 2 in Miami for Super Bowl LIV. But it's more than the players that are competing. Both teams have strong support systems in their hometowns.
The Fog Of Monday And Kansas City Morning Weather Outlook
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FREEZING RIGHT NOW. ALL OF US GET INTO THE UPPER 20'S FOR LOWE'S BY TOMORROW MORNING. VERY FINE DROPLETS IN THE AIR, SOME OF THOSE MAY FREEZE ON CONTACT, ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. POOR VISIBILITY, SOME SLICK SPOTS POSSIBLE. OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING, THE IMPACT MAINLY BEFORE 10:00 A.M.
Hayley Williams - Simmer is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THEAD for right now . . .