Kansas City Thursday News Link Pool

This one is only for our most dedicated readers as we celebrate #TBT old school hottie Liz and her body of work along with pop culture, community news and top headlines.


KCMO officials, local school districts trying to lower staggering utility bills

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Local schools could soon receive staggering utility bills following freezing temperatures and a massive winter storm last month. Earlier this week KCTV5 reported that the Shawnee Mission School District had been billed for $1.6 million for Feb. 2021, nearly three times their normal amount for the month.

Compliance Earns Freebies

Shops in Kansas City begin offering deals for proof of COVID-19 vaccination

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As more people become eligible for COVID-19 shots and some residents begin returning to restaurants, some businesses in the metro are incentivizing those with vaccine cards to return by offering them special deals. The specials vary between length and criteria, but they all have one thing in common: You need to provide proof that you are vaccinated against COVID-19.

Local Help Dealing

KC Hospice providing essential grief, trauma support

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care has been working harder than ever to make sure their patients and clients receive important care and services during the past year. They're also one of the many organizations in the community on the front lines of a current and future mental health crisis as the country emerges from the pandemic.

Liz Sells Eternal Hotness

Elizabeth Hurley looks phenomenal in strapless swimsuit - and she has exciting news to share!

Elizabeth Hurley is the founder and model of her swimwear label, Elizabeth Hurley Beach, and the star had some exciting news to share with her followers over the weekend.

Prez Biden Speaks

Key takeaways from Biden's first White House news conference

Convening his first formal news conference Thursday, President Joe Biden stepped into a swirl of issues that have bubbled up at the two-month mark of his presidency, which has been almost exclusively focused until now on confronting the coronavirus pandemic.

Teachable Moment

"Sesame Street" introduces two new Black Muppets to teach about race

"Sesame Street" has often introduced new Muppets to teach children about topics like , and homelessness. Now, the show's two newest characters, 5-year-old Wes and his father Elijah, will offer a lesson on race, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind the iconic children's show, announced this week.

Speaker Directs Party

Pelosi to California Democrats: Don't run in Newsom recall

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned Democrats against running in California's likely gubernatorial recall election, aligning herself with Gov. Gavin Newsom's call for party unity. "I think it's an unnecessary notion," Pelosi said at a press conference. "I don't think it even rises to the level of an idea."

Prez Trump Spars With Swing State Republicans

Trump's secret sit-down with Ohio candidates turns into 'Hunger Games'

What ensued was a 15-minute backroom backbiting session reminiscent of Trump's reality TV show. Mandel said he was "crushing" Timken in polling. Timken touted her support on the ground thanks to her time as state party chair. Gibbons mentioned how he'd helped Trump's campaign financially.

New York State Of Mind

Chris Cuomo got favorable treatment from his brother, and vice versa - how can CNN not fire him?

Somebody send over to CNN and their media reporters Brian Darcy and Oliver Stelter the journalistic ethics guide. Not the whole thing; just page one. Or maybe just paragraph one. Circle the part that says, "It is unethical to use your journalistic position to obtain special favors from public officials."

Local Beef Debts

Joe's KC, King's Hawaiian partner for tropical take on Z-Man

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - You probably thought the Joe's KC Z-Man sandwich couldn't get any better, right? Well, that opinion might be swayed with a new creation from the beloved barbecue joint and a national brand known for its sweet breads. Joe's KC and King's Hawaiian have teamed up to make the "King's Hawaiian Z-Man."

American Dreams Downsized

This Kansas City Couple Returned Home With Big Dreams To Create A Tiny Home Village

It was Marek Bush who first thought he and his wife should move into a tiny home. Kothney-Issa took a little convincing. "She originally did not like the idea at all," Marek said And who can blame her?

Weather Forecast For Now

Partly sunny for your Friday, high in the low 60s

Rain will move out Thursday night. Lows will be in the upper 30s. Fog is possible Friday morning. With partly sunny skies, highs Friday will reach the low 60s. Scattered T-storms will be possible Friday evening, mainly for northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri. Some rain may reach the Kansas City metro.

1996 hit "Only Happy When It Rains" by Garbage was the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.


  1. More Elizabeth Hurley goodness in the 1987 Movie "Aria".
    Full frontal (and "backal") nudity in the segment "Die Todt Stadt", at age 22.
    Others appearing include Valerie Allain, and a hilarious appearance by Theresa Russell as King Zog of Albania.
    Highly recommended.


    Q: What did Liz Hurley say when she got sand in her bikini bottom?

    A: This reminds me of when I was with Bill Clinton: tiny, gritty, and difficult to wash off afterward!!!

  3. comes with popolo pie.

  4. No matter what happens, Fredo will land on his feet.

  5. TOP PHOTO GUY WINS. Good show!


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