Kansas City Thursday Link Look: Old School Legacies Vs. COVID-Era Clap Backs

Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown was a box office flop but it turns out that it holds up well over time. Or at least a bit better than its stars. 

In the end, movie magic always endures just a bit longer than the frail humans and all of THAT inspires us to take a peek at a quick array of pop culture, community news and top headlines . . . 

Learning Is For Life . . . 

Want to go back to college to get your degree? KC Scholars can help

By John Sharp who live in the six-county metropolitan area and have completed at least 12 hours of college credits but have not gotten their degrees, or who have associate's degrees and want to complete their bachelor's degrees, can apply to the nonprofit KC Scholars organization through February 25 for adult learner scholarships of up to $5,000 annually for up to five years.

Show-Me GOP Teachable Moment

Some Missouri lawmakers want voters to be able to recall school board members

Some Missouri lawmakers want voters to be able to recall school board members they don't like.Bills are gaining momentum in both the Missouri House and Senate. The effort has gained steam because of COVID-19, fights over curriculum and books in schools."They are teaching our children to hate our country.

Plague Threatens Sunflower State

Kansas COVID-19 infection rate now highest in US

TOPEKA, Kan. - The state of Kansas now has the nation's highest rising average of COVID-19 cases per-capita, according to local doctors. "The state that now has the highest average case per capita is Kansas," KU Health System's Dr. Steve Stites said Monday.

Paparazzi Stalk Former Hollywood Starlet

EXC: Bridget Fonda, 58, seen out for the first time in 12 years

Bridget Fonda was seen out for the first time in 12 years as she ran errands in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday The 58-year-old was last photographed in 2009 while attending the LA premiere of Quentin Tarantino's World War II epic Inglorious Basterds with husband Danny Elfman, 68 She retired

Bad Vlad Backs US To Brink

Kremlin offers frosty response to Blinken letter as world waits for Putin's next move

The Kremlin has given its response to U.S. security proposals that were hand-delivered to Moscow on Wednesday, saying it believes Russian views have not been taken into account.

Democratic Party Infighting Starts Ahead Of Midterms

Ex-Obama aide unleashes R-rated rant against Kyrsten Sinema for breaking ranks on filibuster

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona is no stranger to taking flak from fellow Democrats for bucking the party line -- but a former high-level aide to President Barack Obama may have crossed another line. "I think she's a c---," Alyssa Mastromonaco told the " Pod Save America" podcast earlier this month, after Sinema refused to side with other Democrats regarding the filibuster.

Prez Promises Stay Losing

Biden's signature legislation expired. Recipients are wondering: WTF happened? - POLITICO

The payments Williams and millions of other families leaned on ended in December, the victim of a legislative expiration date and a Democratic party deadlocked over whether Biden's agenda had gone too big, too fast. Those who had come to rely on the money for everyday tasks, future planning and to cover the rising costs of groceries, are confounded that congressional Democrats let this happen.

MAGA Has No Regrets?!?

CNN's Acosta on Doocy and Biden: 'We never got an apology' from Trump

CNN anchor Jim Acosta said he and others at his network "never got an apology" from former President Trump, who relentlessly attacked its journalists during his time in the White House, after President Biden called Fox News's Peter Doocy a "s

Sorry, Chuck . . . 

Peter Robbins, Voice of Charlie Brown, Dead at 65 from Suicide

Peter Robbins -- the voice behind Charlie Brown -- has tragically died by taking his own life. Peter's Agent, Dylan Novak, tells TMZ ... Peter checked himself into a mental hospital in California, shortly after Christmas. Novak says Peter was in a bad headspace, and the last time they spoke in Jan.

About This Weekend

6 Things To Do In KC This Weekend: January 28-30

Here are 6 events happening in KC this weekend, January 28-30, 2022.

Playing For Time

Defenses still try to stop Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes - but now, he's adjusting

Throughout the 2021 season, it's been the storyline that won't go away: Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' struggles to deal with the way NFL defenses have countered a Kansas City offense that has averaged 30.3 points per game - more than any other team - since Mahomes became its starter in 2018.

Forecast For Now . . . 

Cool and Windy Thursday

Light snow may continue for areas south and east of the Missouri River in central Missouri through 9 a.m. Caution is advised driving through this area, as roads may be wet/slick in spots. Mostly cloudy and blustery today. High 41. Colder with scattered clouds and sunshine Friday. High 34.

Billboard Top 100 song in 1992 TLC - What About Your Friends is the song of the #TBT day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.