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As a teenager in Queens, New York, Vladimir Sainte often didn't want to go home after school. So he didn't. His parents, Haitian immigrants, worked several jobs, and Sainte had become a defiant and anxious boy. When his parents decided they could no longer manage him, they shipped him to Kansas City to live with his uncle.
Selfie City Celebrates
BUT HE STILL PART OF THE TEAM AND CONTINUING TO BOOST THE SPIRIT OF CHIEFS KINGDOM. IF YOU LOVE THOSE BIG SIGNS AT UNION STATION, WE HAVE GOOD NEWS. A NEW SIGN FOR SUPER BOWL WEEK. CHECK IT OUT. CASEY LOVES AFC CHAMPS. YES, WE DO, YES, WE DO.
Taxpayer Funded Party Favors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- More upgrades are coming to Arrowhead Stadium during the offseason, according to the Chiefs. Last year the Chiefs completed $12 million in renovations, including new seats in the upper deck, a new drum deck and new technology for the west scoreboard.
Angelic Sunday Hotness Endures
Published Jan. 9, 2020 She was scouted at 17, and she put on her first Victoria's Secret angel wings at 21. Now the 30-year-old supermodel is returning to her roots, postbankruptcy - living in River North and reconnecting with the girl who fell in love with basketball, swimming, and healthy foods while growing up in Skokie.
China Sickness Nightmare
A US citizen trapped at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China described her fear of living in a city that's cut off from the rest of the country by transport restrictions.
AOC Could Save Bernie
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders drew large, passionate crowds in Iowa this weekend, even when he was not there. The U.S. Senator from Vermont has been rising in opinion polls just as Iowans prepare to pick their choice of Democratic presidential nominee on Feb.
Hillary Sundance Triumph???
PARK CITY, Utah - Hillary Clinton threw a hand-grenade at the 2020 Democratic presidential primary election Saturday with her new documentary, "Hillary." The one-sided, four-part Hulu series about her life premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and everything you've heard is true - Clinton comes off like Rambo when she talks about current Democratic candidate, and former rival, Sen.
Mixed Messages Confront Prez
Voters give the economy its best ratings in nearly two decades in the latest Fox News Poll -- and credit President Trump. And yet as his impeachment trial begins, Trump's job approval holds steady, while half say the Senate should remove him from office.
The United States military is helping put UMKC students through college. Through the ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) program, students can earn money via competitive scholarships or stipends that cover the cost of tuition and other educational expenses.
Kansas City Politico Winning
Former Senator Shalonn "Kiki" Curls (D) Kansas City, was confirmed by the Missouri Senate to serve on the Missouri Labor and Industrial Relations Commission (LIRC). Curls' appointment by Governor Michael L. Parson makes her the first African American and fifth woman to serve as LIRC Commissioner.
Local Drama Debuts
The powerfully moving play, THE WHITE ROSE: WE DEFIED HITLER, by David Meyers opened Friday, January 24, at The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City. The 70-minute play is produced in cooperation with the University of Missouri at Kansas City Theatre Department and produced with the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education.
Katie Wins Weekend
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FACEBOOK PAGE. A CALM START THIS MORNING. KATIE: THE CALM CONDITIONS GIVING WAY TO A LOT OF FOG FORMING, ESPECIALLY NORTH OF KANSAS CITY AND WEST OF KANSAS CITY FROM LAWRENCE TO SAINT JOE TO MARYVILLE. WE HAVE THICK FOG RIGHT NOW AND TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING.
Coldplay - Fix You is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .