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Right now we consider hottie Romee and her body of work along with a quick blast of pop culture, community news and top headlines. 

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Check The Cowtown Road Report

Hitting the snowy road? Check traffic conditions before leaving

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A New Year's Day winter storm left snow and ice scattered on roads and highways throughout the Kansas City metro area on Saturday.

Chiefs Plagued By Pandemic

Chiefs RB Edwards-Helaire downgraded to out vs. Bengals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs downgraded running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire to out of Sunday's game in Cincinnati. Edwards-Helaire hurt his shoulder early in the second half of last weekend's romp past Pittsburgh. He did not participate in practice this week and was listed as questionable on the final injury report before being downgraded Saturday.

Meth Town Offers Refuge

Independence opens warming center amid dangerously cold temperatures

City of Independence, MO SOURCE: City of Independence, MO The City of Independence announced it has activated the warming center at the Roger T. Sermon Community Center in response to dangerously cold temperatures. The center will be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Show-Me COVID Test Comeback

Free at-home COVID-19 test kits available from state of Missouri after pause

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says the state has seen a sharp increase in demand for COVID-19 testing during the month of December. Free at-home test kits are once again available after a recent pause. In a release, state health officials said, "on Thursday, the program reached 15,000 orders during the month of December alone.

Angel Endures

Victoria's Secret Angel Romee Strijd wows in lingerie for sexy shoot

The 25-year-old beauty posed in just her lingerie for this shot, but ironically had more on in a photoshoot for fashion brand NA-KD.com. After finding fame on the catwalk as a teenager, she got married in 2018 to Laurens van Leeuwen and in December welcomed their daughter, Mint.


Ocasio-Cortez roasted after Twitter 'sexual frustrations' rant at Republicans: 'Bizarrely anti-feminist'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , D-N.Y., got a Twitter roast to welcome in 2022 after she claimed "sexual frustrations" are why Republicans are so focused on her. The "Squad" congresswoman erupted on critics online after she was photographed dining in Miami amid a COVID surge in New York City, going off in particular on former Donald Trump adviser Steve Cortes taking a shot at her boyfriend's foot attire.

Green Crackdown Coming Soon

From minimum wage hikes to a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers, these new laws take effect in 2022

The year 2021 marked by an innumerable number of rules tied to the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID USA Persists

The Covid-19 case surge is altering daily life across the US. Things will likely get worse, experts warn

The US is ringing in the new year amid a Covid-19 surge that experts warn is exploding at unprecedented speed and could alter daily life for many Americans during the first month of 2022.

Holy Man Saves The World

What is aquamation? The process behind Desmond Tutu's 'green cremation'

The body of Archbishop Desmond Tutu will undergo aquamation, an increasingly popular and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional cremation methods, using water instead of fire. With aquamation, or "alkaline hydrolysis", the body of the deceased is immersed for three to four hours in a mixture of water and a strong alkali, such as potassium hydroxide, in a pressurised metal cylinder and heated to around 150C.

Far East Against Freedom

Beijing nails coffin shut on dissent in Hong Kong

Authorities in Beijing last week forced the closure of Stand News, one of the last independent news outlets in Hong Kong, and levied new charges against Apple Daily, the city's once-biggest pro-democracy newspaper. On Wednesday, hundreds of Hong Kong police descended onto Stand News' offices and arrested seven people for "conspiracy to publish seditious publication."

Rock Chalk Rage Winning

Sparks off the bench propel KU over George Mason

by: PJ Green Posted: / Updated: LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas' starters struggled, but bench players picked up the slack in the Jayhawks' 76-67 win over George Mason on Saturday at Allen Field House. Role players Mitch Lightfoot (14 points, 100% FG)and Jalen Coleman-Lands (20 points, five three-point baskets made) provided much needed support off the bench as KU's starters shot 27% from the floor.

Check Community News Conversation

217: Looking Forward to 2022

Welcome back to the Northeast Newscast! This week's episode is the second half of our staff's end of year conversation. In this episode we discuss the future of the Northeast News, our plans for 2022, which is our 90th year in business, and reflect on some of our favorite stories from the past year.

Kansas City Chills Tonight

KC will see periods of lighter snow this evening; arctic air settles in

The winter weather advisory continues through the evening hours. Periods of light snow will remain with minor, additional accumulations. Temperatures will continue to drop, and wind chills will fall below zero. The low will be -2 because of the fresh snow/ice on the ground. Morning wind chills will be as cold as -10 to -15.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.