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Kansas City Agenda This Week
Roll the highlight reel to generate some heat for a Valentine's Day week of arts and entertainment in Downtown Kansas City - Monday to Sunday, Feb. 10-16: The City Market, 20 E. 5th St. This week, explore Kansas City's original marketplace connecting local businesses and regional growers to the community.
Bittersweet Note For Suburban Musical Family
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- A family music business went up in flames early Sunday morning. But the owners are already planning a store encore. Shining Light Music off 3rd street in Lee's Summit caught fire between Saturday night and Sunday morning. The owner told FOX4 that a police officer driving by saw the flames around 2:30 a.m.
Show-Me Tech Connection
ROLLA - More than $60 million in grants and low-interest loans are headed to Missouri as part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture program to increase broadband internet access in rural areas. Six different businesses are receiving the grants to install fiber optic internet lines that will bring high-speed service to areas that have little to no access.
Governor Laura Kelly from Kansas and Evergy have declared that their wind power resume will be extended by 660 Megawatts by a shareholder and that they will decrease emission production by 80% by 2050, a dedication in line with the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA) by 2050.
The Great Panty Selloff
L Brands is nearing a deal to sell its Victoria's Secret brand to private equity firm Sycamore Partners in a deal that could be announced as soon this week, people familiar with the matter told CNBC. It could not be immediately determined what leadership role L Brands CEO Les Wexner would have in such a deal.
American and Afghan military personnel were shot in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.
China Death Count Cont'd
The head of the World Health Organization is warning that a few cases of the novel coronavirus that have been spread by people who never traveled to China could be "the tip of the iceberg," as officials reported the highest single-day death toll since the epidemic began.
MANCHESTER, N.H. - It's not just the chaos in Iowa or the newly bitter tone of the campaign in New Hampshire that's to blame for the angst gripping the Democratic Party in recent days. It's the realization that the primary on Tuesday may do nothing to resolve the discord.
Veep Clowns Constituents
Presidential contender Joe Biden jokingly called a college student in New Hampshire a "lying, dog-faced pony soldier" during a campaign event on Sunday, just two months after he unloaded on an Iowa voter whom he called a "damn liar."
How bad were the nether regions of the AL Central in 2019? Well, the Kansas City Royals lost 103 games-and finished 11 1/2 games clear of the divisional cellar.
Remember Old School Series
CuriousKC recounts the history of the short-lived Monarchs and Blues baseball rivalry during the 1920s.
Kansas City might be the Chiefs Kingdom nowadays, but a century ago, professional baseball ruled the roost, treating fans to some of the best talent on both sides of the color barrier. It was only fitting that Kansas City would boast one of the nation's finest black teams, the Monarchs, given the city's historic role in hosting the charter meeting of the Negro National League in 1920.
February Warm Up
Monitoring chance for mix of snow and rain Wednesday
The Pussycat Dolls - React is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .