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Explaining City Hall For The Uninitiated

The ABCs of tax incentives in KC: TIFs, PIEA, LCRA and more

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Tragic JoCo Wreck Today

Deadly train collision in Lenexa on Monday morning

LENEXA, KS (KCTV) -- One person is dead after a train collision Monday morning in Lenexa, authorities say. Police and emergency crews responded at 8:44 a.m. to the train tracks at 87th Lane and Woodland Road in response to the deadly collision.

Show-Me Prisons Unplugged

Some Missouri jails are lifting fees for tampons and pads thanks to new state funding

When people are checked into the Clay County Detention Center, they all have to pay an intake fee of $8. But for women on their periods, entering the jail used to cost them extra. Incarcerated women at the facility used to be charged about $6 for two packages of 12 pads.

Waste Not ...

Best of Kansas City 2021: Compost services make it easy being green

Photo by conscious design People are growing more aware of the need to be more environmentally conscious, and composting is one of the best ways to reduce individual food waste and harmful methane emissions. However, composting can be tricky and is tough for those without yards to accomplish.

News Lady Signs Off

Sarah Smith to retire as president and general manager of KMBC-TV/KCWE-TV, Kansas City

copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Sarah Smith, who, since 2011 has served as president and general manager of KMBC-TV and KCWE-TV, the Hearst Television ABC and CW affiliates, respectively, serving the Kansas City television market, will retire at the end of 2021 from her highly successful television career.

Season Of Hotness Debuts

Goodbye To Granny Pants? Super Sexy Lingerie Is Taking Over Our Top Drawers

The lockdown fashion headlines would suggest that we have been living in big cotton briefs - the kind of comfies Carrie Bradshaw wears while brushing her teeth with Big in Sex and the City - but at some lingerie labels, it's a very different story.

Prez Talks Pandemic

Omicron variant is 'cause for concern, not a cause for panic," Biden says

President Biden on Monday said the new omicron variant of coronavirus is a "cause for concern, not a cause for panic," while maintaining that his administration's plan to combat COVID-19 this winter will not involve "shut downs or lock downs," but rather a strategy for more widespread vaccinations.

No More Lockdowns?!?!

Biden says he doesn't expect more travel restrictions or lockdowns as omicron Covid variant spreads

President Joe Biden on Monday said he doesn't expect the U.S. to impose additional travel restrictions to stem the spread of the omicron Covid-19 variant, sending some airline stocks higher. Airline and aerospace stocks fell sharply on Friday after several countries reported cases of the omicron variant and established new travel restrictions.

Top Doc Prescribes Justice

Fauci says Ted Cruz should be prosecuted for Capitol riot

Anthony Fauci, the US government's top infectious diseases expert, has suggested that Republican senator Tez Cruz be prosecuted for the 6 January Capitol riots. Dr Fauci's remarks come after some Republicans, including Mr Cruz and Rand Paul, accused him of lying to the Congress when he denied that the National Institutes of Health funded the "gain of function" research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China.

COVID Arguments Examined

Rand Paul blasts Fauci: 'Astounding and alarming' to declare 'I represent science'

Dr. Anthony Fauci escalated his spat with some lawmakers over the nation's COVID-19 response by claiming they oppose " science." Fauci has served as the face of the government's pandemic response, putting him at odds with lawmakers who remain critical of that response. Sen.

MAGA Tell-All Censored

Former Defense Secretary Esper sues the Pentagon over book redactions

Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has filed suit against the Pentagon, which he says has ordered him to redact portions of an "unvarnished and candid memoir" that he hopes to publish about his days in the Trump White House.

Literally Living In A Box

Covid-struck Czech President appoints new Prime Minister from inside a glass box

When the Czech President Milos Zeman formally appointed Petr Fiala as the country's new Prime Minister on Sunday, he did so sitting inside an acrylic glass box accompanied by health workers covered head to toe in hazmat suits.

Some Still Trapped In The 90s

'Wonderwall' of snow traps drinkers, and Oasis tribute band, in remote U.K. pub

Is three days in a pub with an Oasis tribute band too long? Definitely Maybe. Some 50 drinkers stranded in a remote 17th-century pub for three nights after heavy snowfall in northern England while they watched an Oasis tribute band would be forgiven for wondering just that.

Christmas Cancelled?!?!

Social media users knock WH Christmas decorations as colorless, 'ugly'

First lady Jill Biden's holiday decorations drew some jeers Monday, with one user wondering, "Where's the color?," another slamming the White House Christmas tree as "ugly" and a third pining for the more glitzy touch of Biden's predecessor, Melania Trump.

Diva Offers Backstory

Rihanna Shows Off Her Booty In Savage X Fenty's New Open Back Pajamas

Source: Jeff Spicer / Getty Rihanna recently bared all in her latest Savage X Fenty offering designed just in time for the holidays. The singer and billion-dollar cosmetic beauty giant took to Instagram live over the weekend where she gave fans a peek at her derriere sporting the lingerie line's new Tied Up Tartan Open-Back PJ Pants.

Toast To Season Of Boozing

These Kansas City holiday pop-ups offer festive drinks, eats and plenty of cheer

For the last few years, Kansas City has seen over-the-top holiday bar experiences pop up between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve, promising extravagant holiday d├ęcor paired with delicious drinks and seasonal bites. This year, however, it seems like this trend has finally become a tradition in Kansas City.

Taste Of Kansas City

More than BBQ Bet and bragging rights on the line for Sunday night's Chiefs game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The AFC West is up for grabs Sunday night when the Denver Broncos step into Arrowhead to face the Chiefs. Positioning in the conference isn't the only thing that will be in question that evening. There's also a big I-70 BBQ Bet on the line.

Losing Side Postscript

#SKCvRSL Quotes: "We've let ourselves down" | Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City Manager Peter Vermes Thoughts on the match... I just think they were the better team, for sure, on the day. We lacked a pep in our step or something. They were the better team today. That's the easiest way to say it. They were intense. We sat

Comeback Cont'd

The Chiefs' playoff chances have improved on more than one level

After seven weeks of the season, the Kansas City Chiefs were in trouble. Picked by many in the preseason to make their third consecutive Super Bowl, they had a record of 3-4. Many fans had already decided that the team had no chance to return to the championship game - or perhaps even make the postseason.

Katie Brings Beautiful Forecast

Temperature Near 70 Degrees Monday


Sleater-Kinney - Worry With You is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.