Kansas City Thursday News Jump: Big Bucks & Keeping It Tight

Right now we remember hottie Rosie in top form as we review community news, pop culture and top headlines that aren't about insurrection.

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Gimmie Shelter

Warming shelters in Kansas City area available for those in need amid frigid weather

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City area is once again expected to see frigid conditions Wednesday night and Thursday. Temperatures are forecasted to drop to near 5 degrees overnight and highs will likely only be in the mid-teens on Thursday.

Golden Ghetto Against COVID

9 Johnson County mayors call for stronger county response to omicron

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After a surge in COVID-19 cases, nine mayors from cities in Johnson County have signed a letter calling for more measures to be put in place to combat the spread of the omicron variant.

Earning Three & Half Rocks

Roeland Park sells 'The Rocks' property for $3.45 million

by: Sydnie Holzfaster Posted: / Updated: ROELAND PARK, Kan. - Roeland Park, Kansas is one step closer to redeveloping the former city swimming pool property commonly known as The Rocks. Monday the Roeland Park City Council approved two land purchase agreements with Sunflower Development for roughly seven acres of land near 4800 Roe Parkway.

Chiefs RB Benched

Chiefs Announce Clyde Edwards-Helaire's Status for Week 18 vs. Broncos

The Kansas City Chiefs have now officially ruled out running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire for their upcoming Week 18 clash against the Denver Broncos. Lucas Niang and Clyde Edwards-Helaire are out for Saturday's game vs. Broncos.https://t.co/MeUuEK9NjA - Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) January 6, 2022 Edwards-Helaire missed the Chiefs' Week 17 road contest against the Cincinnati Bengals [...]

Kansas City Loves CBD

Highway to Hemp: 'Wild West' of the CBD Market

Across the country, bags of hemp grown as long ago as 2019 still sit in barns, waiting to be sold and extracted. When the 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp, most growers grew hemp for cannabidiol (CBD) extraction, because it had a high profit-to-acreage ratio. With an estimated 455% increase in U.S.


Adult star had 'laser tightening on vagina after scary scene with performer'

A porn star has revealed that she once had laser tightening surgery performed on her vagina after shooting a scene with a male performer who had a sizable manhood. Mia Malkova is one of the US' most popular porn stars, and has over 10 million followers on Instagram.

Lucky Bastard Cash-In

There were 2 winning tickets sold in Wednesday's $632.6 million Powerball drawing

Two lucky lotto players will find themselves in a new tax bracket in 2022 after hitting the $632.6 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing.

Don't Mess With Success

Texas restaurant refuses to apologize for 'misogynistic' Pelosi, 'Let's go Brandon' signs: Never 'busier'

The owner of a restaurant in says the establishment won't back down to "cancel culture renegades" after receiving backlash for posting signs mocking President Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. "We are heading into Crawfish season and then peak patio weather and won't be slowed down from the cancel culture renegades," the co-owner of Preslee's Southern-style restaurant in Houston Heights told Fox Digital on Wednesday.

Do You Even Understand Why You're So Angry?!?

We Are In a New Civil War ... About What Exactly?

On the surface, of course, everyone knows what the Capitol mayhem and its acrid aftermath are about. One side unreasonably believes that President Joe Biden's 2020 presidential victory was stolen, and the other side reasonably fears that former president Donald Trump's followers are so slavishly under his spell that they are willing to hijack the legal apparatus guaranteeing free and honest elections in order to facilitate his return to power in 2024.

Slicing Up Little Differences

Study says women 32 percent more likely to die when operated on by male surgeon

A recent study published to the medical journal JAMA Surgery indicates that when women are operated on by male surgeons, compared with female surgeons, they face about a 15 percent higher chance of adverse postoperative outcomes, such as readmission or complication within 30 days of the operation, and a 32 percent higher chance of death following the operation.

Vlad Crackdown Underway

Russian paratroopers arrive in Kazakhstan to help end protests

Russian paratroopers have arrived in Kazakhstan to help its government end mass protests that are gripping the former Soviet country. The Russian troops are deploying to Kazakhstan as part of a joint force from a Russian-led military alliance of several former Soviet countries, after Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jopart Tokayev appealed late Wednesday it for help in supressing the protests.

El Papa Denounces Cat Ladies

Pope Francis: Opting for pets over children is selfish and 'takes away our humanity'

Pope Francis has criticized couples who choose to have pets instead of children as selfish, arguing that their decision to forgo parenthood leads to a loss of "humanity" and is a detriment to civilization.

Auteur Finishes Final Act

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-Nominated Director and Champion of Hollywood's Golden Age, Dies at 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Last Picture Show whose career, despite early hits like What's Up, Doc? and Paper Moon, failed to live up to the example of those like Orson Welles and John Ford he so lionized, has died. He was 82.

Icon Remembered

Betty White's Most Memorable "Golden Girls" Moments

Thank you for being a friend, Betty. These are some of White's best Golden Girls moments. 21. When she showed pride in her roots during Dorothy's Jeopardy! dream sequence

Actor Shunned After Allegations

Chris Noth Cut From 'And Just Like That' Finale After Sexual Assault Allegations

Chris Noth has been removed from the upcoming finale of HBO Max's " Sex and the City" sequel series "And Just Like That," Variety has confirmed. The series will stream its final episode of the season on Feb. 3.

Remembering Football Hobo

TWEET: Todd Haley has resurfaced in pro football

except it's not in the NFL. The former Kansas City Chiefs head coach (2009-11) - who went on to be the offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns and... Riverview High School - is back in pro football. Haley was named the head coach of the USFL's Tampa Bay Bandits on Thursday.

Tech Promises Offered

Hey, where's that snowplow? Kansas City adopts a new tech for guiding more than 100 trucks

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Community News Celebration

Northeast News owners reflect on 90 years in business

Abby Hoover Managing Editor Beginning in January 2022, the Northeast News is celebrating 90 years of serving as the independent voice of Historic Northeast Kansas City. Ninety years of reporting on its community's schools, government, churches, nonprofits, neighborhoods, immigrants and refugees, infrastructure, parks and so much more.

Buying Into Local Legacy

Negro Leagues commemorative coins go on sale from US Mint

The U.S. Mint began accepting orders Thursday for the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coin Program. The coins, established by legislative action in December 2020, will only be for sale during 2022 and introductory pricing ends after 30 days on Feb. 7.

Cowtown Coldness Settles In . . .

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

A Storm Track 5 Weather Alert is posted this morning due to the cold and light snowfall. We are tracking a 40% chance for light snow, mainly south. Bitter cold today with a high near 12. Snowfall totals will be light Thursday morning with less than an 1" for most, but we could still have some slick travel along with dangerous wind chills.

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