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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Black female entrepreneurs are helping spread awareness about not only shopping local but shopping Black during months other than February. "KC Black Owned, we are not just here during Black History Month or during Juneteenth, we are in the community year round," said Chelsea, owner of KC Black Owned.
Questions Over Police Work Build
KMBC 9 Investigates: No construction permits pulled at Independence police HQ, despite overtime hours
The city of Independence on Friday confirmed to KMBC 9 Investigates there are no construction permits on file for work done at Independence Police Department headquarters for the past couple of years.The new information came from a records request by KMBC after the city announced on Thursday a master police officer worked 2,800 hours of overtime for "construction-related" work around the building in 2021, according to city officials.City Manager Zach Walker launched an outside investigation into the officer's use of overtime after a whistleblower approached city officials with a tip.
Sunday Restoration Notes
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Life After Angels Fall
Era Of Deception Endures
The model besties and former Victoria's Secret Angels are the founders of Joja, an Instagram platform they launched in 2016 as a way to share wellness and fashion tips while fostering a sense of community. Starting Wednesday, the duo is expanding and entering the fashion entrepreneurship arena with Joja's e-commerce shop open for business, offering a selection of workout apparel.
The Biden administration has accused Russia of planning to use a fabricated video purporting to show Ukrainian military attacking Russians, giving Russia a pretext to invade Ukraine. The report gave me déjà vu. On Thursday, Defense Department press secretaryJohn Kirby said the U.S. believes Russia is planning to "produce a very graphic propaganda video."
From the western province of Alberta, moving east to Quebec City, and in cities and towns in between, thousands of Canadians have hit the streets in trucks, tractors, cars and on foot to protest the nation's Covid-19 restrictions.
Vlad Pushes Toward Brink
Russia has already assembled 70 percent of the forces it would need to launch a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the latest government assessment said late Saturday amid spiraling tensions in the region.
MAGA Work Life EXPOSED
Trump White House staffers frequently put important documents into 'burn bags' and sent them to the Pentagon for incineration, report says
Trump-era White House staffers frequently put documents in "burn bags," per The Washington Post. Regular "burn runs" would see these bags taken to the Pentagon for incineration, The Post said. It was up to the staffers to decide which documents to preserve and which to destroy, the media outlet reported.
El Papa Gives Blessing
VATICAN CITY, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday praised the people of Morocco for coming together to try to rescue a small boy trapped in a well and said he was saddened that their efforts were not successful.
In Praise Of Kansas City's Football Savior
Four years is a good sample size. It's the number of years it takes to earn your undergraduate degree. It's not long enough to get a doctorate, but long enough that if you give your institution of higher learning $80,000, they'll give you a piece of paper certifying you know some things.
Growing Fam & Biz
Retro-inspired activewear brought this stay-at-home mom out of isolation; why it's go-go time for Molly Heise's budding business
"Sharing my designs with everyone was more emotional than I thought it would be," the GoGoBloom founder said. "Once we launched, I would see how many people were on the website, and I was just jumping up and down with every single order that came in."
Katie Shares Sunday Bright Side
Hide Transcript Show Transcript MORNING KATIE HORNER MILD WEATHER. I DON'T KWNO OTHER WAY TO SPLIT IT AND THAT'S JUST FANTASTIC. IT'S EXCTEP WE ARE REALLY LOW IN PRECIPITATION MOISTURE WE COULD AND YOU KNOW, IT JUST SETTLES INTO THE GROUNDWATER.
Dishwalla - Counting Blue Cars is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.