AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Recently, Beyoncé graced the cover of Brit Vouge and the mag proudly shared pix of their "progress" along with a peek of high-class whale tail. Whilst that doesn't really help the cause of social justice one bit . . . It's good enough to kick off this morning blast of pop culture, community news and top headlines.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The 15 and Mahomies Foundation is helping transform Martin Luther King Jr. Square Park. The foundation is building an all-inclusive destination play site at the park, which is located at 1900 Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri.
Local Capitol Riot Testimony
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The images of the attack on the U.S. Capitol are still difficult to process, but one image from last Wednesday carried even more meaning for a local historian. One moment from Jan. 6 stood out to Kansas City's Phil Dixon.
Not Quite Home Town Team
Burns & McDonnell is opening a new office in Akron, Ohio. It will be the Kansas City-based engineering and design firm's second office in that state. Burns & McDonnell said it's signed a lease to occupy the entire third floor of a new office building within White Pond Crossing in Akron.
Historic Diva Progress
By the spring of 2018, Beyoncé Knowles was no doubt one of the most famous pop culture figures on the planet - a 23-time Grammy-winning artist who had already graced the world's biggest stages, like the Super Bowl half-time show in 2016.
US defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, prompting the FBI to vet all 25,000 national guard troops coming into Washington for the event.
Rage Against RINOs
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump on charges of "incitement of an insurrection," is facing criticism from her district's conservative base. "On behalf of our entire membership, the [Clark County Republican Women] Executive Board is unified in condemning your actions to betray a sitting Republican President.
Prez Trump Policy Review
Trump's presidency may be best remembered for its cataclysmic end. But his four years as president also changed real American policy in lasting ways, just more quietly. We asked POLITICO's best-in-class policy reporters to recap some of the ways Trump changed the country while in office, for better or worse.
COVID Spreads Across USA
The US has 'screaming level' of Covid-19 transmission, expert says, as country adds nearly 4 million cases this month
Just a little more than halfway into January, the US has added a staggering 3.9 million new Covid-19 cases and more than 51,000 virus-related deaths.
Biden White House Unites Most MEDIOCRE Pop Band Of The 90s
'If there's one thing on Earth that would possibly make us get the band together, if only for a day, it is the hope that our song could be even the tiniest beacon of light in such a dark time'
Fanboy Grabs EPIC Souvenir
Arrowhead Stadium was alive with fans as Chiefs Kingdom showed up to cheer their team on to victory, even with limited capacity. KMBC 9 caught up with fans after the game, including the man who caught the football Mahomes launched into the stands.Chiefs Kingdom was electric at Arrowhead as the Chiefs proved dominant over the Browns, propelling them to the AFC Championship.
Local Foodie Takeaway
The Exchange opens in Parkville, selling locally made food and drink products, grab-and-go dishes and more
After working for others for years as a chef, a butcher and a general manager, chef Andrew Dessert has finally opened up a general store of his own.
Overcast Kansas City
Mostly cloudy conditions for the next few days The week will be dry with one big mid-week warm-up The next storm is due in around January 25th KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind: NW 5-10 mph. Low: 25° Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy as a weak system moves by.
U2 - Pride (In The Name Of Love) (Slane Castle Version) is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.