Kansas City Sunday News Gathering

To start Sunday we have to admit we still miss angels in their panties BUT we continue our news journey nevertheless with a quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Kansas City Football Doc Tribute

Chiefs offensive lineman Duvernay-Tardif wins Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is this year's winner of the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. Presented at the 2021 ESPYs Award, the award is given out to an athlete "whose continuous, demonstrated leadership has created a measured positive impact on their community through sports."

Local Traditions Cont’d

At LC's Bar-B-Q In Kansas City, Tausha Hammett Keeps The Fire Alive For A New Generation

A few months after her grandfather died, Tausha Hammett stood in the kitchen at his restaurant-LC's Bar-B-Q, off Blue Parkway near the stadiums-inspecting the brick-lined barbecue pit behind the counter, trying to figure out where all the grease was coming from.

Bubba Persists

The solace in Starling's Olympic berth 10 years after drafted by Kansas City Royals

Eight years into his star-crossed professional baseball career in 2019, Bubba Starling was in El Paso, Texas, for the Triple-A All-Star Game when he received a three-way phone call from Royals assistant general manager J.J. Picollo and scouting director Lonnie Goldberg.

Outspoken Angel Forsaken

Former Victoria's Secret model accuses brand of 'performative ally ship' after company ditches Angels

Former Victoria's Secret model Bridget Malcolm slammed the lingerie brand for "performative ally ship" in a recent viral TikTok video. Malcolm called the brand's "performative ally ship" a "joke" in the video after Victoria's Secret did away with their models, referred to as Angels, and partnered with diverse spokeswomen, including soccer star Megan Rapinoe, instead.

Prez In The House

Where does Joe Biden's agenda stand in Congress? Here's a rundown

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden 's agenda on Capitol Hill is off to a mixed start. He scored a major early victory with passage of the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief and stimulus law. He's been fighting to follow that up with major investments in infrastructure, safety net expansions, climate change mitigation and tax increases on the wealthy.

MAGA Against Infrastructure Bill

Trump warns Senate Republicans that they're 'being played' over 'fake infrastructure proposals'

Trump warned Senate Republicans to nix working with Democrats on a bipartisan infrastructure bill. "You are just being played by the Radical Left Democrats," the former president said on Friday. Democrats hope to pass a separate and more robust infrastructure bill through reconciliation. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter.

Veep Talks Job Review

VP Harris talks about multiple assignments from Biden: 'Maybe I don't say 'no' enough'

Vice President Kamala Harris marveled at her full plate of major White House responsibilities quipping that she'll have to work on saying "no" to President Biden more often. Biden has put his second-in-command in charge of addressing the origins of the southern border migrant surge, expanding voting rights, closing the digital divide and other high-profile and complicated issues.

Unlivable Earth

Death Valley Posts 130-Degree Heat, Potentially Matching A Record High

The hottest place on Earth is as hot as it's ever been - at least in terms of recorded temperatures in modern times. Death Valley, Calif., recorded high temperatures of 130 degrees Fahrenheit on Friday and 129.4 degrees on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

Lady Leader Claps Back After Gunfire

Haiti's wounded first lady rips 'gutless' killers

The hospitalized wife of Haiti's assassinated President Jovenel Moïse Saturday accused her husband's enemies of wanting "to kill his dream, his vision, his ideology." "I'm alive, thanks to God," Martine Moïse, 47, said in her first reported statement since the Wednesday raid, in which she was shot multiple times.

Coz Cancelled

Bill Cosby's Potential Stand-Up Tour Rejected by NYC's Comedy Cellar

Bill Cosby now knows there's at least one place his return to stand-up comedy won't take him -- one of New York City's most popular venues for comics is telling him, HELL NO. TMZ broke the story ...

Angling Kansas City

Collectors Recall Kansas City's Historic Lure for Fishermen

Long before Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's came onto the scene, Kansas City was a hub for the manufacture and sale of fishing tackle. Shops concentrated in the modern day downtown area lured fishermen from near and far back in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

KC Foodie Biz Exposed

Five Things You Don't Know About Me: The Savoy at 21C's New Executive Chef Brandon Brumback - In Kansas City

After successful runs in Chicago, Denver, and Washington D.C., executive chef Brandon Brumback has returned to his hometown. Brumback-who began his career at the age of 16 right here in the metro-is now at the helm of the iconic Savoy Restaurant located downtown inside 21C Museum Hotel Kansas City.

Forecast For Sunday

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

Another round of thunderstorms will move in to the area this afternoon and evening as a cold front sweeps through. Some storms may be on the strong to severe side with damaging wind and large hail as the primary threats. Tornado threat is very low, but not completely zero.

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