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Job seekers were outnumbered by businesses looking to hire at a job fair Thursday at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City. More than 40 hotels, casinos, suppliers and restaurants were looking for employees. When Cathy Cowan walked into a downtown Kansas City job fair on Thursday, she was shocked to find Municipal Auditorium nearly empty of candidates.
History Crumbles In The Dotte
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - Stormy weather damaged one of Wyandotte County's most notable landmarks: Sauer Castle. Neighbors heard a loud noise around 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, and were shocked and saddened to see damage to the historic home's front porch. "I heard a big ol' crash like something just fell," neighbor Terrie Matz said.
KC Second Chance Life Lesson
has invested $250,000 into the purchase of the Marlborough School in collaboration with the Marlborough Community Land Trust (MCLT) and Marlborough Community Coalition (MCC). The school, located near 75th & Troost, was purchased from Exact Partners LLC which bought the property from Kansas City Public Schools in 2017.
Hotness Saves The Planet
Victoria's Secret Angel Lais Ribeiro has been spending time in Rwanda immersing herself in the breathtaking local scenery and is eager to share the experience on social media. The 30-year-old supermodel, who is vacationing in East Africa with a group of friends, took to Instagram on June 3 to post a series of gorgeous photos taken at the Volcanoes National Park in the north-western part of the country.
U.S. military forces carried out what a Pentagon official called "defensive" airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on Sunday against Iran-backed militia groups that were behind drone attacks on American personnel. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said in a statement that the airstrikes targeted operational and weapons storage facilities at two locations in Syria and one in Iraq.
Debating Former Prez Trump
Former Attorney General Bill Barr is working hard at reputation damage control and is now opening up about his fights with former President Donald Trump near the end of his presidency. In a series of interviews with ABC's Jonathan Karl, Barr said he suspected that Trump's claims of election fraud were "bullshit" from the start.
AOC Against Democratic Party
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is taking aim at a fellow Democrat's opposition to scrapping the Senate's legislative filibuster, which the GOP is using to stymie President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats from passing much of their agenda.
Former Skid Row singer Johnny Solinger has died, according to a post on the Official Skid Row Instagram page. He was 55.
El Papa Celebrates Pride
A Jesuit priest who ministers to LGBTQ Catholics tweeted a letter from Pope Francis praising his work on Sunday. Why it matters: The letter was delivered the same week the Vatican protested a proposed Italian law that would criminalize hate speech against the LGBTQ community, continuing a pattern of mixed signals from the Church.
Off Season Moves Forward
As the week began, John Dixon gave his third prediction of which players the Kansas City Chiefs Then we noted how the Chiefs quarterback's belief that the team's offense could be substantially better this season was being received across the league.
Kansas City Fun & Games
After an additional year of training after the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, athletes are back at it, with the U.S. Olympic trials in full swing. The trials will continue through this weekend, concluding with men's and women's gymnastics in St. Louis.
Sunday Humidity Aftermath
Scattered light to moderate showers are still possible this afternoon and evening with a better chance of rain overnight into early Monday. Monday morning will feature showers and a few rumbles of thunder, otherwise a mild start as for temperatures.
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