Kansas City Thursday News: Pr0n Payoff As Prez Biden Eats The Rich For Earth Day

Right now hottie Lana and her fashion promo perspective on the world's oldest profession inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

End Of The World Party

Weekend Possibilities | Earth Day Celebrations, Live Events and Return of the Trolley Run

Plant sales, volunteer opportunities and a special sangria provide chances to celebrate Earth Day over the weekend.

Waiting Game Redux

Kansas City-area restaurants struggle to hire employees as business picks up

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Restaurants in the Kansas City area are having a hard time hiring employees after being forced to close and down-size because of the pandemic. Megan and Colby Garrelts own Rye Leawood and Rye Plaza. Megan Garrelts said the restaurant business is dealing with an unprecedented challenge to find workers.

Metro Pothole Tech Advances

Smart Pavement: KC company using Lenexa road to innovate street tech

LENEXA, Kan. - Imagine electric car chargers implanted in the street. Kansas City company Inte is teaming up with a metro city to make this a reality. It's called Smart Pavement, and Renner Road will be the guinea pig. They plan to install blocks of pavement in five different intersections along with road.

Quitting Pr0n Pays Off

Former Porn Star Lana Rhoades Says She Is Multi-Millionaire Since Quitting The Industry

Former porn actor Lana Rhoades has revealed she's making a lot more cash since ditching the industry as she warned other women about getting into adult movies in an attempt to make big bucks.


How the Biden capital gains tax proposal would hit the wealthy

President Joe Biden is expected to propose doubling the tax rate wealthy Americans pay on investment returns when they sell stocks and other assets. But investors shouldn't necessarily rush for the exits, according to financial experts. Under Biden's proposal, the federal capital-gains tax rate would be as high as 43.4% (including an existing Medicare surcharge), according to a Bloomberg report.

State Of Mind

House passes DC statehood bill to make district 51st state after heated floor debate

The divided House Thursday passed legislation to make Washington D.C. the 51st state and to grant its more than 700,000 residents full representation in Congress. The strictly party-line vote in the House was 216 to 208, with all Republicans rejecting the statehood bill, dubbed H.R. 51.

Old News: Tucker Has Always Been Creepy & Entertaining

Tucker Carlson's college yearbook reveals he belonged to club for Harvey Milk's murderer, also mentions controversial senator

Fox News opinion host Tucker Carlson listed himself as being part of the "Dan White Society" in his 1991 Trinity College yearbook, according to TheWrap . Dan White was the man who, in 1978, killed San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and city Supervisor Harvey Milk, California's first openly gay elected official.

Texas Variant Threat

New Covid variant detected at Texas A&M lab shows signs of antibody resistance and more severe illness in young people

Scientists at Texas A&M University's Global Health Research Complex say they've detected a new Covid-19 variant that shows signs of a more contagious strain that causes more severe illness and appears to be resistant to antibodies.

Talker Wife Exposes Kitty

Howard Stern's Wife, Beth, Flaunts Her Breathtaking Kitty Cat Bikini!!

"Gorgeous! 😍," one fan wrote after seeing the zoomed-in picture! "Now, that's cat fashion supreme 😺 Love the kitty 🐈‍⬛ bikini 👙," another added. As we said, many are commenting on the awesome look, saying, "I love the bathing suit!! Where did you get it 😺."

Local Legacy Departs

Barbara Marshall, daughter of Kansas City Hallmark founder, dies at 97

by: Travis Meier Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Barbara Marshall, the daughter of Hallmark founder J.C. Hall, has died, a company spokesperson confirmed. Marshall reportedly died of natural causes. She was 97 years old. "In her quiet way, my sister Barbara was generous, thoughtful, constructive and an example for all of us."

Classic Meth Town Remembered

Former owners of historic Thomson House say loss of building will be hard

The historic Thomson House on U.S. 40 Highway in Independence is considered a total loss after a raging fire Monday afternoon."For the house to survive the era of the Civil War and to go the way it did, is just really disheartening for myself and a lot of historians all over the country," said Steve Taylor.The house has sat vacant for years after several unsuccessful attempts at renovations.

Forecast For Now

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

Light showers will develop across the area becoming a bit scattered during the late afternoon and evening hours, which might impact any plans you had tonight. Rain tapers off for most overnight with the exception of some fine mist or drizzle by daybreak Friday. Friday afternoon features another round of rain especially for areas along and south of I-70.

Three Dog Night - Joy to The World was #1 in April 1971 and it's today's #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.

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Cowtown Fashions Comeback

Kansas City Fashion Week Joins the New Council of Fashion Designers of America Connects Program - In Kansas City

Kudos to our friends at Kansas City Fashion Week. As they get ready to kick off their upcoming S/S 2021 runway shows next week, the organization just got word they are one of ten fashion events in the country to be selected for the brand new CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Connects program....

Driving Taxes JoCo

Drivers Are Concerned About Proposed Toll Prices To Expand U.S. Highway 69

Johnson County residents raised concerns during a virtual meeting Wednesday night about the potential toll costs associated with a U.S. 69 Highway expansion proposal. The meeting was the second in a series of town hall meetings hosted by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) to gather feedback on the project that would expand the highway from four to six lanes from 103rd Street to 179th Street.

Crash Tragedy Postscript

Founder of Street Medicine KC remembered as a hero

Jae Edgar Bennett, founder and Executive Director of Street Medicine KC, died unexpectedly Thursday night. A member of his team said he died after a car crash hours after helping people experiencing homelessness sign leases for housing."Jae always says you have to meet people where they are physically and mentally.

Election Aftermath Cont’d

And the winners are..... An election recap

By Tyler Schneider On April 6th, over 10 percent of Kansas City and Jackson County registered voters turned out at the polls to decide local tax policy and to elect a number of school board candidates for districts citywide. In Grandview, more was at stake with voters choosing the mayor and two aldermen to make decisions on their behalf.

Jobs Appear Inside The Loop

We're Hiring: Kansas City Power & Light District has dozens of open jobs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Businesses in the Kansas City Power & Light district are hiring a wide range of jobs - both full and part-time. As vaccinations increase and COVID-19 cases decrease in the area, the district is seeing more visitors.

Karens Contact Other Side

"It's Way More Fun Than a Book Club": Meet The Real Housewives of Ghost Hunting - In Kansas City

Plagued by poltergeists? Super irritated by the supernatural? Who ya' gonna call? Ghost mommies! Meet Kelly Seibert, Julie Chapman, Liz Beedle and Emily Penke-four local Shawnee Mission East moms who are serious about ghost hunting, yet refuse to take themselves too seriously. We caught up with the quartet who say their newfound paranormal get-togethers have...

Walk This Way For Vaxx

Truman Medical Centers now offering walk-in appointments at its COVID-19 clinics

Things are changing when it comes to getting vaccinated in the metro. Truman Medical Centers' two clinics are now offering walk-in appointments.The hospital has been a major player in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Its clinics have vaccinated as many as 2,500 people a day.

Good Deeds For Hero Cop

Foundation donates $10,000 to retired Independence officer hurt in 2017 shooting for adaptive training program

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Independence Police Foundation announced Wednesday it is donating $10,000 to retired Officer Tom Wagstaff for 9-week adaptive training program in Dallas, Texas. Wagstaff had served 15 years as an Independence police officer when he was shot in the head while working a burglary call in March 2017 and was critically injured.

Searching For O-Line

Chiefs searching in NFL draft for help protecting Mahomes

31. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (16-3) LAST SEASON: The Chiefs rolled to second straight AFC championship but were unable to defend Super Bowl title. Tampa Bay wreaked havoc on their injured offensive line and shut down a potent Kansas City offense in a 31-9 victory in February. That loss to Tom Brady and Co.

Icon Sounds Off In Kansas

Melissa Etheridge to headline Camp Leavenworth 2021

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge was born and raised in Leavenworth, but her live appearances in the city have been few and far between over the years. While she performed a few songs at the 15th annual Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation breakfast in 2016, her only actual performance in the city after achieving fame was a November 1994 benefit to...

KC Spring Culture Revealed

Japanese culture in Kansas City shines in Tea Room and Garden at Loose Park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One part of Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri, offers an important educational opportunity ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: the Japanese Tea Room and Garden . Paula Winchester is at home, and at work, in the tea room.

Kansas City Protects Troops

Kansas City VA to offer vaccine clinic at Veterans Community Project

Officials with the Kansas City VA Medical Center are teaming up with Veterans Community Project to hold a vaccination clinic specifically targeted at reaching veterans and their families. KCVA will be holding a clinic at Veterans Community Project - 8900 Troost Ave. in Kansas City, Missouri - on Monday, April 26, from 10 a.m.

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  1. hmmm..restaurants desperate for workers...

    meanwhile .. KC "homeless" bums scam free hotel rooms to sit around in all day.. at taxpayer expense..


  2. Biden isn't going to tax the rich he's taxing everyone. How else is that free money they printed going to get paid back. Trump is the one that lowered my taxes and I'm far from rich. Good God under Biden everything has gone up due to the pipeline and other issues. He wants to depend on China and the middle east and that's not cheap.

  3. A Man With Lots Of Body Hair4/22/21, 5:59 PM

    I may just be a caveman who was frozen in ice and thawed out by some scientists, but I think Tucker Carlson is based-as-fuck.

    1. Welcome to our era, caveman. No doubt you will find it a strange place. Here, there are many who cannot decide if they are men or women, and this confusion is supported by the state. And, you won't believe this, but one of our tribes is unbelievably murderous to itself but even mentioning this fact is considered taboo.

      By the way, can you move to Grandview with more like you? You'll find yourself far superior to the inhabitants.

  4. based?

    Learn to type.

  5. A Man With Lots Of Body Hair4/22/21, 6:36 PM

    @6:18 No typo." Based" means not a pussy-fied leftist soyboi.

  6. The ability of the "politeratti" (my term) to convince people to act against their own best interest is amazing. Wealth inequality is the worst it has been in generations, and the middle class (most of the readers here) has been losing ground in adjusted wages since the 1970's. Companies aren't reinvesting their tax savings, they're hoarding cash and executing massive buyback plans. Prices in the market are no longer driven by long-term value but rather by the same con men who have imploded the system many times before. The tax code's bias against wages vs. returns exaserbates the disturbing inequality, and many economists believe we are setting ourselves up for a 1920's style correction.

    ...and yet, those most affected will parrot their favorite commentators talking points while convincing themselves that it's okay that THEY are losing ground, because surely those that have gamed the system in order to gain ground will leave a few table scraps for them.

  7. ^^^ I gained ground the last four years, we all took a terrible beating under odummy and now that dementia joe bidumb is president asterisk it will be twice as bad. Too bad all those dumbfucks voted for rapey joe.

  8. If you want to see bias in action, watch all the Libtard media outlets trip over themselves to slant stories in a Libtard way. Editing out the knife in the black girl's hand when she's about to kill another black girl ... stuff like that. It doesn't get any lower than that for journalistic standards. These people should be paid by the Demoncrapic National Committee. In fact, they probably are.

  9. joe no one wants to pay taxes to the bureaucratic federal government because it disappears and nothing substantial can be seen as a result for most people.

  10. "Also, federal agencies are largely left to monitor their own spending. And new findings show there's good reason to question how hard they're really trying to expose waste and abuse in their own agencies.

    It started when the U.S. inspector general began digging to see how well the Department of Transportation was watching over four programs identified as its most likely trouble spots - the Federal-Aid Highway Program, Federal Transit Administration Formula Grants Program, FTA Capital Investment Grants Program, and the FAA Airport Improvement Program.

    Together, those programs are receiving $37 billion in stimulus fund.

    But the inspector general found something shocking and issued an urgent advisory saying basically that the Transportation Department's effort to quantify improper payments was basically worthless.

    The inspector general said when the department's contractor checked invoices for discrepancies, it chose sample sizes that were too small and not random, meaning the results were "not credible," "misleading" and "do not … represent the seriousness and extent of the problem."

    For example, under the Airport Improvement Program, five million purchases were made worth $4.4 billion in taxpayer money. But the Transportation Department only examined 63 line items - just 0.3 percent of the total.

    It's even worse for highway grants. The Transportation Department looked at just $20 million out of $32 billion that was actually spent on the Federal Aid Highway Program - just 0.06 percent.

    The percent of transactions scrutinized by the Department of Transportation is dwarfed by other agencies. Auditors at the Agency for International Development, for example, examined a full 31 percent of cash spending.

    "There's gonna be tens of billions of dollars flowing through some of these programs that are already vulnerable to waste and fraud. … They need to do a better job of tracking it and they aren't doing that," said Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste."

  11. 43% Capital Gains Tax Rate.

    There goes the stock market.

    Usher in Communism.

    Holy Fuck - 43% tax rate to fund a bunch of gangsters in Washington D.C.

    Who in the hell voted for Jim Crow Joe Biden ?


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