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Check-itKC Fast Food Future Debuts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The first of four Whataburger locations will be opening this fall in the Kansas City area. The burger chain announced they will be opening the four different locations and hiring 700 positions locally. 1450 Douglas St. in Lee's Summit; 18811 E. US 40 in Independence; 8420 W.
Show-Me More Weed
PARKVILLE, MO (KCTV) -- Parkville's first dispensary opens Wednesday to offer medical marijuana patients easy access to medicinal cannabis. Fresh Karma will serve individuals with a state-issued medical marijuana reference card and a valid, government-issued I.D.
Local Vaxx Discounts Abound
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Want one of "the best burgers in Kansas City" for free? Get vaccinated. Beginning March 25 through the end of the year, Westport Flea Market is offering a buy-one-get-one-free deal on its 5.5-ounce burgers for dine-in customers who show a valid COVID-19 vaccination card, the restaurant announced Wednesday.
COVID Didn’t Curb Kansas Appetite For Self-Destruction
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Kansas was the only one state that saw an increase in the number of in-person trips to the grocery store. Two of the most popular items on Kansans' grocery lists, booze and cleaning supplies, according to new research from Ibotta.
Show-Me Wage Cut?!?
Missouri lawmakers are debating a bill that aims to delay planned increases in the state minimum wage. In 2018, Missouri voters - with a 62% majority - approved a gradual increase in the minimum wage up to $12 an hour by 2023. The minimum wage is currently $10.30. But Rep.
Mass Shooter ID'd
The suspected gunman who killed 10 people in a mass shooting at a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store this week was previously known to the FBI, according to a report. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, a 21-year-old from the Denver suburb of Arvada, was linked to another individual under investigation by the bureau, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing law enforcement officials.
Voter Crackdown Cont’d
WASHINGTON - Senators clashed Wednesday over sweeping voting rights legislation that would set federal standards on early and mail-in voting, and expand access to the polls. S1, or the For the People Act, is being examined in the Senate Rules and Administration Committee.
Veep Commands Wall Fall
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he has appointed Vice President Kamala Harris to lead efforts on stemming migration across the U.S.-Mexico border as the administration faces growing political pressure to address a surge in undocumented migrant children unaccompanied by parents.
Fashion Front To Back
Madison, 22, was photographed inside a spacious bedroom with worn hardwood floors. Behind her, there was a silver velvet couch. It was positioned at the foot of a large canopy bed with a black metal frame. In two of the pics, the Cory in the House star stood beside an open door crafted out of sturdy wood and panes of glass.
Buy Pupper Masterpiece
The Great Plains SPCA hopes to bring smiles and help animals with their new Bad Pet Drawing Fundraiser. You can receive a custom drawing of your pet by donating $15. The no-kill animal shelter staff will be creating the art and they claim they are way better at caring for the animals than drawing them.
High Carb Backstory Exposed
Far be it from us to point out the obvious, but Hawaiian Bros. Island Grill eateries are popping up faster than spring dandelions. The chain-which has only been around since 2018-offers their version of a Hawaiian comfort food staple: the humble Hawaiian plate lunch. The now-popular meal was born of the 1950s-popping up at roadside stands...
Local News Helps Hobos
kmbc & kcwe community day - restart Join us on March 29th as we support another organization doing great things in our community. ReStart is dedicated to helping homeless youth, teens, adults, veterans and families on the pathway to permanent housing. Join us on March 29th as we support another organization doing great things in our community.
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