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During the onslaught of the pandemic last year, many restaurants were forced to close. A few went into hibernation mode, waiting for socially distanced crowds to return or Covid regulations to ease up a bit. Several have reopened without fuss or muss-others made a splash. Either way, here are a few local eateries who aren't...
COVID Forges Local Cooperation
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If it can go wrong, Kyle Burns has probably already thought of it. "I have to think about all the bad things that can happen within the city of Overland Park and how we're going to plan for those, how are we going to react to those," explained the emergency management coordinator for the city of Overland Park, Kansas.
EPIC KC Help
By Abby Hoover and Nikki Lansford Fresh Market - Mercado Fresco, the newest addition to the Independence Avenue business community, donated $30,000 worth of food to Northeast organizations working to feed the community.
Pam Calls On Spy?!?
Last year, one tabloid claimed Pamela Anderson had drunk dialed Julian Assange. Gossip Cop is taking a look back at the bizarre tale. Here's what we uncovered. Last February, NW alleged Pamela Anderson was reaching out to Julian Assange amid her marriage problems with Jon Peters.
Former Prez Trump Suffers Public Tax Time
Tax records that former President Donald Trump tried to keep secret for years are now in the hands of the New York district attorney.
Hillary Remains Mystery
Hillary Clinton is teaming up with the award-winning thriller author Louise Penny to write an "international political thriller" in which a secretary of state joins the administration of "a president inaugurated after four years of American leadership that shrank from the world stage".
Arbiters of good taste often disagree. That is certainly true of architecture. Late Wednesday, President Biden revoked a controversial executive order former President Trump signed in December called "Promoting Beautiful Federal Civic Architecture." The announcement from The White House was included in an executive order that revoked a number of Trump's actions as president.
Capitol Riot Drama Exposed
A woman turned her ex-boyfriend into the police for taking part in the Capitol riots, after he called her a "moron" for not believing false claims that 3 November's presidential election was "stolen".
COVID Killed Flu
NEW YORK (AP) - February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. Flu has virtually disappeared from the U.S., with reports coming in at far lower levels than anything seen in decades.
Golden Ghetto Seeks Cure
Johnson County, Kansas, health officials said they will lower the COVID-19 vaccination age requirement starting next week.
Kansas City Fight For Access Across Bridge
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A home isn't a home if you can't get inside. That's the concern of one Northland mom since her family's rented home isn't wheelchair accessible. And she's not the only one asking for comfort for people with disabilities. "II's never been home perfect home because it's so small," said Becca Cooper, [...]
Slight Winter Chill
Waves of clouds are on the wave for your Thursday. Keep those coats handy it will stay chill through this afternoon. High temperatures are expected near 48 today. We are tracking a few sprinkles for Friday and into the weekend on Saturday as well, but rainfall chances will remain low through your weekend plans.
Calcutta by Lawrence Welk was Billboard #1 in February of 1961 and serves as today's #TBT song of the day. This is the OPEN THREAD for right now.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When people asked Alec Rodgers what he wanted to do after graduating from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, he'd jokingly say he wanted to work at Betty Rae's for the rest of his life. But deep down, he meant it.
Local Retail Adapts
From a retail standpoint, Metro North Crossing has seen a boost in interest since golf and entertainment venue T-Shotz opened in October. Father-and-son project managers David and Daniel Horn expect to identify as many as seven to eight new retail users in the next few months for the 93-acre development at U.S.
Costs Spike Across Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Utility bills will soon increase due to skyrocketing prices of natural gas. Extremely cold temperatures and an ill-equipped power grid were a deadly combination for the people of Texas. The impact was felt throughout the Midwest as utility companies forced rolling shutoffs. Democratic Sen.
Show-Me Farm Life
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KFVS) - Governor Mike Parson proclaimed February 20-27 as National FFA Week in Missouri. Missouri FFA President Justin Eddy of Columbia received the proclamation on behalf of the 2020-2021 Missouri FFA State Officer team. "Missouri agriculture has a bright future, and you can see that in action through our FFA members," Governor Parson said.
Rock Chalk Prorate
by: Mark Feuerborn Posted: / Updated: TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The Kansas Gas Service told customers Tuesday that higher bills after February's severe weather and rolling outages are possible, though it's too early to know how much higher.
Leader Passes Torch
CEO of Kansas City Urban Neighborhood Initiative Dianne Cleaver said she will retire at the end of the year. Cleaver has led the organization since its founding in 2012, according to a release. UNI works to revitalize 10 neighborhoods between Truman and 52nd Street.
KC Rep. Riffs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The historic 18th and Vine district in Kansas City, Missouri, was a priority for then-Mayor Emanuel Cleaver. His theory was, "If people understand our history, they will want to come partake of it and keep it alive." In 1997, the American Jazz Museum opened in the historic area after years of work.
Cash Success Celebrated
A home in the 2000 block of East 12th Street in Kansas City, Missouri, is in the middle of what used to be the heart of Black Kansas City. Gene Willis with United Inner-City Services gave 41 Action News Anchor Kevin Holmes a tour of the worn-down home and discussed its history.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man facing the amputation of his legs is getting a rare opportunity to avoid that thanks to a doctor at St. Luke's Health System. The treatment is working. The problem stems from peripheral artery disease, which impacts millions of American. Now there's a trial procedure that could help.
Kansas City Animated
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Highly acclaimed stop-motion animation artist Bona Bones jokes that she's following in the footsteps of Walt Disney, only in reverse. "I actually went to the animation school that Walt Disney founded, which is the California Institute of the Arts," Bones said.
Scribe Tribute Shared
The Kansas City Star, in partnership with The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! Sports, has launched the Terez A. Paylor Scholarship at his alma mater, Howard University. Awarded to students majoring in sports journalism who carry a minimum 3.0 GPA, the scholarship honors the memory of Paylor, the former KC Star reporter who died unexpectedly earlier this month at the age of 37.
Kansas City Sees The Light
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - You may never have heard of Healing House or its founder, Bobbi Jo Reed. Hopefully, that means you've never been brought to your lowest point by drug and alcohol addiction. Reed's life journey is filled with dark and awful moments.
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