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Kansas City Love Surging
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Valentine's Day is one week away. A local church will celebrate by offering free weddings all day. This will be the 20th year that Unity Temple on the Country Club Plaza has offered free weddings, vow renewals and holy unions.
City Hall Stays Losing
A jury on Friday awarded a former Kansas City electrician nearly $800,000 after it found the city discriminated against the worker, who is black, and retaliated against him after he complained. The jury awarded Ronald Williams $160,000 on the retaliation claim, $126,000 on a hostile work environment claim and another $504,000 in punitive damages.
Family Weed Connection Consequences
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A sister and brother were sentenced Friday for their roles in a marijuana distribution ring that involved mailing marijuana from Colorado to Missouri. Natalie McNeil, 34, of Lee's Summit, Missouri, and Tanner McNeil, 30, of Denver, were in federal court in Missouri.
Local Custody Killing
A Platte County jury convicted a woman Thursday for killing her ex-husband 12 years ago. Letti Strait, 59, was accused of shooting Charles Cammisano, with whom she had four children. Before the murder, Strait had improperly claimed she had custody of the kids so she could collect food stamps, Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd said in a release.
Hottie Panty Models Dress Down Sketchy Management
More than 100 models, including Christy Turlington and Iskra Lawrence, have signed an open letter to Victoria's Secret Chief Executive Officer John Mehas this week asking him to take steps to end alleged abuse at the company. "We write today because ...
Asia Endures Isolation
Hong Kong has begun a mandatory quarantine of two weeks for anyone arriving from mainland China, in fresh efforts to contain the new coronavirus. Visitors must isolate themselves in hotel rooms or go to government-run centres, while returning Hong Kong residents must stay inside their homes.
Activist Champion Continues Fight Against Flying Creepers
Elizabeth Smart, who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted when she was 14 years old, was allegedly sexually assaulted again last summer. The harrowing experience, which allegedly happened on an airplane, inspired her to launch Smart Defense, a program to teach women and girls the skills and confidence they need to protect themselves.
Prez Trump Weekend Troll
Freed from the yoke of impeachment, President Donald Trump did what he does best on Friday night: Exacted revenge on his enemies.
Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg Peter (Pete) Paul Buttigieg Buttigieg surges in poll ahead of New Hampshire primary Buttigieg: It was 'disgraceful' to hear Trump's attacks on Romney Sanders and Buttigieg in dead heat with 100 percent of Iowa caucus results in MORE 's campaign was mocked Friday for editing a clip from a CNN town hall that included inserting fake applause after a remark made by the 38-year-old presidential candidate.
Hunt Family Tribute
The chairman, CEO, and co-owner of the Kansas City Chiefs told Fox News about his faith, family, and football after winning Super Bowl LIV. Sunday's win hit especially close to home for Clark Hunt, whose father, Lamar, won the Chiefs' first Super Bowl title 50 years ago and who is credited with coming up with the term "Super Bowl," and whose mom is the only woman who has attended every single Super Bowl game.
Local Drama Coming Soon
Lyric Opera of Kansas City General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the company's 2020-2021 season. It features four mainstage productions, including The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, both of which are being performed on a Lyric Opera of Kansas City stage for the first time.
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