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Check-it . . .Prez Helps NextGen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - President Biden announced the American Families Plan on Wednesday, a $1.8-trillion plan to invest in childhood education through an extensive list of social programs to help families of all income levels. "We talk very cavalierly about children being our future," United Inner City Services CEO Deidre Anderson said.
County Vaxx Progress Report
KANSAS CITY, MO - The pace of coronavirus vaccinations has slowed somewhat in the United States., but the country continues to administer more than 2.5 million doses daily. Jackson County is below the national average for percentage of adults who are fully vaccinated.
Left Turn Sneak Peek
by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Racing returns to the Kansas Speedway this weekend for the ARCA Mendards Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Saturday and the NASCAR Cup Series in the "Buschy McBusch Race 400" on Sunday.
In Pursuit Of Pr0n
A Russian porn star being hunted by police after filming a raunchy video on a sacred volcano has left a cheeky message for her social media followers. Veronika Troshina, 22, and her partner Mikhail Morozov, 26, were wanted by police in Bali, Indonesia, after posting the footage on PornHub.
FIGHT THE FUTURE!!!
When US President Joe Biden urged Americans to "win the 21st century" in his joint address to Congress, he painted a picture of a new great power competition with China and repeatedly name checked its leader, Xi Jinping.
Gesture Of Goodwill
Rep. (R-Wyo.) responded to her critics who slammed her for giving a fist bump before his address to Congress on Wednesday. " I disagree strongly w/ @JoeBiden policies, but when the President reaches out to greet me in the chamber of the US House of Representatives, I will always respond in a civil, respectful & dignified way," Cheney tweeted on Thursday.
Against ‘Uncle Tim’ Slurs
Sean Hannity blasted far-left Democrats on Thursday's "Hannity" for attacking South Carolina Senator Tim Scott with a "stream of nasty, racist, despicable comments," saying the individuals "lecturing America" on being a "racist country" are the "very same people" who insulted Tim Scott with "vile smears and slander."
Former Veep Shows A Lot Of Heart To Start Campaign Early
Former Vice President on Thursday made his return to the public eye, looking back on the work of the Trump administration and calling for conservatives to unite in opposition to 's agenda. Pence served as the keynote speaker at a Palmetto Family Council event in South Carolina.
El Papa Caps Prices
ROME -- Pope Francis set a 40-euro ($48) gift cap for all Vatican employees Thursday and issued a new law requiring Vatican cardinals and managers to periodically report on their compliance with clean financial practices in one of his biggest efforts yet to crack down on corruption in the Holy See.
Downtown Artsy Debut
Art in the Loop introduces 2021 project with a call for artists The Art in the Loop Foundation (AILF), along with the KC Streetcar Authority, is looking for artists to bring their creativity to Downtown Kansas City for the 2021 Summer AILF Public Art program, now in its eighth year.
All About New O-Line
Only a few hours before he made the Orlando Brown Jr. trade, Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach explained that he felt the 2021 NFL Draft's "hot zone" sat somewhere between the beginning of round two and the middle of round three. That is where he and his staff would find the most value.
Weather Right Now
It will be mostly sunny again, and nearly perfect. A south breeze will return later in the day but only at 5-15 mph. High: 79°
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