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Sakinah Cooper considers herself lucky. She likes the place where she's living with her two young children and her boyfriend.
Crossroads Comeback Is Fishy
In an artsy space in Kansas City's Crossroads, Society offers sushi, sandwiches, cocktails on tap and more
The Trident Restaurant Group continues to add new locations to their list of unique Kansas City offerings, which includes bars and restaurants such as Westport Ale House and The Fall. Their latest is Society, a massive space located in the Crossroads Art District in the former home of The Jacobson and connected to its sister cocktail lounge, Scarlet Room.
Newsflash: Driving Is Dangerous
Data show deaths in car crashes rose statewide last year, even as people drove less due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Show-Me Hog Wild Report
As Isaac Fisher walks in his pasture near Chattanooga, Oklahoma, he sees tracks and patches of grass that have been rooted up. When he visits his milo and wheat fields, he sees the same bald patches. He knows what's causing the destruction: feral hogs. For him, it's frustrating to see his fields like this.
Col. Sanders Seyz: You Should Be Chicken Against Delta!!!
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas experienced another surge in new COVID-19 cases from the faster-spreading delta variant heading into the Fourth of July holiday weekend, prompting state officials to renew their calls for people to get vaccinated.
Show-Me Bad Decision
A Missouri woman didn't want a COVID-19 vaccine for fear of side effects. She caught the Delta variant and died.
A woman who turned down a COVID-19 vaccine utimately caught the disease and died. Tricia Jones from Kansas City said she was wary of adverse effects from the shots. Missouri has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.
Prez Biden Shares Hope
President Biden on Sunday celebrated the United States' near "independence from" the coronavirus, stressing unity against it and other challenges on his first Fourth of July as president. "Today, all across this nation, we can say with confidence: America is coming back together," Biden said in his address.
Former Prez Might Take Centerstage Yet Again
WASHINGTON - House Majority Whip James Clyburn says "if it comes to that" the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack will ask former President Donald Trump to testify, but would prefer not to call on a former president. "They should go wherever the facts lead," the South Carolina Democrat told CNN's "State of the Union."
Lizard King Legacy Cont'd
PARIS (AP) - Paris on Saturday was the only place to be for die-hard Jim Morrison fans. Fifty years after his death at age 27, rock music lovers from France and across the world came to the Pere-Lachaise cemetery in eastern Paris where The Doors' frontman is buried.
Royal Strategy Unpacked
For weeks now, the Royals' section of the internet has been filled with the question, "Why is Jorge Soler still in the starting lineup?" Similar questions have been asked about other players - Hunter Dozier and Ryan O'Hearn come to mind - though I suspect most people assume there isn't an answer other than Dayton Moore and Mike Matheny are incompetent.
Hero Talks About His Time
As Americans celebrate the 4th of July holiday, one local veteran is taking a moment to reflect on his service to the country and all those who have fought to protect the path toward freedom that began back on the first Independence Day in 1776.
Summer Sizzle Cont'd
Hide Transcript Show Transcript NICE AND WARM NIGHT. NEVILLE: WE ARE NOT WORRIED ABOUT RAIN, NOT WORRIED ABOUT THUNDERSTORMS. MAKE SURE YOU ARE STAYING WELL HYDRATED, PUT SOME SUNBLOCK ON. 88 DEGREES, TYPICAL EARLY JULY HEAT. HUMIDITY AT 50%, WHEN THE TEMP IS NEAR 90 FEEL STICKY.
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