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SAVE THE NEW DIME STORE!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - People in Brookside are rallying behind a store that could have to move or possibly close after 80 years in business. Owners of The New Dime Store said the property owner, First Washington Realty based out of Maryland, is increasing its rent significantly.
JoCo Blaze Tonight
Overland Park Fire Dept. SOURCE: Overland Park Fire Dept. One person was critically hurt in an apartment fire Monday night in Overland Park.The Fire Department was called just before 9 p.m. to the Four Seasons apartments in the 9500 block of West 87th Street.Authorities said the victim was taken to a hospital.The fire is reported to be under control.
Local Stocks Need Nurse
Shares of Kansas City-area companies took a beating as U.S. markets took a dive Monday amid investor anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus and a surge of infections in South Korea and Italy.
Kegger Kelce Marketing
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Will Angels Rise Again???
After several years of very public controversy, Victoria's Secret CEO Les Wexner has officially stepped down as head of the brand's parent company, NBC News reports. Rumors of his departure circulated last month but his official exit was confirmed earlier this week along with a sale of the company.
EVERYBODY LOSES 2020!!!
When former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was asked what he thought about the Iran-Iraq war, he said, "It's a pity they both can't lose." Funny, but that's how I feel about Donald Trump and whomever the Democrats pick to run against him in November. Let's start with the president.
AOC Could Pay Price For Friendly Fire & Media Spotlight
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wasn't just supporting women in announcing a slate of seven House candidates who'll get cash from her Courage to Change PAC: The key fact is that two of them are challenging incumbents. Indeed, she and her allies are now targeting several longtime local lawmakers, on the theory that they're every bit as much of a problem as Republicans.
Enemies Love Americans At Each Other's Throats
Russia's influence campaign is driven by a desire to "watch us tear ourselves apart," a senior FBI official said Monday, comments that come after details of a classified briefing to lawmakers became public in news reports, including a claim by the intelligence community's top election security official that Moscow is interfering with the goal of helping President Donald Trump.
Kansas City Police Doggies Repurposed With Love
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Every dog that has participated in the Kansas City, Missouri, police department's P.A.W. Patrol program has found a new home. KC Pet Project announced on Monday that Jacobi, the fourth canine participant in the program, was adopted over the weekend. Congrats to Jacobi, our recent P.A.W.
Shawnee All Sewn Up
SHAWNEE, Kan. - They've reaped great rewards at one metro fire department. It's thanks to the initiative of two firefighters who've learned to sew, repairing torn and frayed protective fire garments efficiently by becoming do-it-yourself tailors. A stitch in time has saved far more than nine.
Hipster Games Continue
A view of a joystick of a vintage arcade videogame - Coin-Op // Photo courtesy of Tapcade It's been 5 short years since Tapcade opened its doors in the Crossroads Arts District as Kansas City's first arcade bar. Over the last few years, they've grown with the city, the district, and adapted to remain relevant.
TKC Works Best On Cloudy Days
Hide Transcript Show Transcript COOLER AIR TO WORK WITH EARLIER IN THE DAY ON TUESDAY. BUT THIS IS WHAT IT'S LOOKING LIKE THIS EVENING. LIGHT RAIN AND PATCHY DRIZZLE. TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 40s BY 9:00. WE'LL BE TALKING ABOUT THE - PATCHY DRIZZLE AND 40 DEGREES WITH FOG.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .