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Maybe Kansas City B-Ball Is The Answer After All
The Kansas City Police Department says it is trying to build trust in the community. Community interaction officers are not necessarily the ones you see at crime scenes. In fact, their job is to intervene long before a situation escalates.Officer Richard Marquez with Metro Patrol said violent crime is a problem here.
Northeast Niceness Revealed
After hearing that Pendleton Arts Block resident Margarita Friedman, all 5 feet 2″ of her had started to personally to cut the grass on the North portion of Independence Plaza Park in preparation for the Tai Chi class she leads on Saturdays, Ambassadors with the Independence Avenue CID stepped up and filled in where the city's Parks Department dropped the ball.
Education Advocacy Continues In The Golden Ghetto
OLATHE, Kan. - High school athletes on the Kansas side of the metro will be taking to the courts and fields for the first time since the pandemic began. Olathe and Blue Valley school districts have both decided students can resume practices and competition for fall sports and activities.
Panty Promo Exposed
Madison Pettis took to Instagram to reveal that she's the newest celebrity ambassador for Rihanna's Savage X Fenty lingerie label. The Five Points star modeled a lingerie set from the brand in a series of steamy photos, which she shared with her 3.8 million followers on Wednesday, September 3.
Top Ranking Hip-Hop Convict Endorses Prez Trump
Convicted gang member and rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine says he would vote for Trump in his first interview since being released from prison
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, gave his first post-prison interview to the New York Times. He said in the interview that he's regularly compared to President Donald Trump. He also said he'd vote for Trump in the upcoming presidential election, after asking Times reporter Joe Coscarelli if felons could vote.
Softballs Thrown At Biden
Reporters who were able to ask questions at Joe Biden's press conference Friday were torn apart by critics for failing to properly grill the Democratic presidential candidate.
Prez Trump History Of Talk About Troops Considered
President Donald Trump has repeatedly questioned why Americans who served in Vietnam went to war, according to someone who has heard him make the remarks.
American Civil Unrest Cont'd
A peaceful protest began at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at Manhattan Square in downtown Rochester at 6:30 p.m. Friday. After a few hours of speeches and prayer, including a speech from Daniel Prude's brother, Joe Prude, the group of hundreds began a march through the city - heading down East Avenue, to Alexander Street, to Monroe Avenue, down Chestnut Street.
Prez Trump Pushes Back Against PC Training
President Trump has ordered his administration to stop paying for so-called "critical race theory" diversity training in federal agencies, with a top official calling the sessions "un-American propaganda," The Washington Times has learned.
Local Game Show Winning
Photographer Amber Dawkins is a self-proclaimed lover of all things Kansas City. With her camera in tow, she spends her time shooting listings for real estate agents, freelancing for local magazines, and even photographing family and senior portraits in the metro's most recognizable parks and landmarks.
Kansas City Startup Scene Shares Secrets
Perfecting a startup pitch depends on a founder's ability to move beyond mere product knowledge and talk the investors' language, said Kathryn Golden. "The reality is investors aren't buying your product; they're not customers," explained Golden, programs director at the Enterprise Center in Johnson County.
Katie Calls Hotness
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Local Cinema Tribute Debuts
Union Station and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will present "42", starring Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson in this true story of an American Legend on Union Station's Extreme Screen Theatre September 4 through 10. In 1946, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford), legendary manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, defies major league baseball's notorious color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) to the team.
Kangaroo Science Succeeds
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Missouri-Kansas City $100,000 to support the Integrating STEM Education Research Collaboration for Regional Prosperity. The conference is designed to support researchers in science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM) as they collaborate to identify challenges, create opportunities and solutions to impact and educate [...]
NextGen Cleans Up KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council is hiring part-time help to clean up their community. The money mostly comes from a COMBAT grant at a rate of $8.60 an hour and they're looking for young members of the community. There's room for about ten people to be a part of this program.
Offering Local Solo Activities
LEXINGTON, Mo. - Saddle up for a horseback ride and fun adventure at Big River Ranch, which also offers camping and other lodging along with events at the 2,000-acre family-owned and operated ranch located an hour's drive east of the Kansas City area.
Music Man Donation Resonates
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As some students are returning to school, one of the most challenging classes for educators to figure out how to do safely in the pandemic is band. Whether it's for in-person classes or virtual education, parents are still at Kansas City-area music stores like B.A.C.
Kansas City Pupper Tech Provides Virtual Community
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kwinton Scarborough became a dog parent two years ago and has loved every minute of it. Just about every day, you see Scarborough and his 2-year-old German shepherd named Ruffy at a dog park in Kansas City, Missouri. Scarborough is as much a people person as he is a dog person.
Plaza Clings To Glory
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - We are just one week away from the kick off of the NFL season, including the Chiefs home opener! You may start to notice a lot of red and yellow around town, including new Chiefs flags on the Country Club Plaza celebrating the Super Bowl champions.
Home Team Continues To Struggle Amid Harsh Times
If their performance against the Royals this year is any indication, the Chicago White Sox are going to be a big, big nuisance in the AL Central for quite awhile. The White Sox' offense continued to mash, something they've done all year, and they beat the Royals 7-4 on Friday night.
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