Kansas City News Blast: Prez Biden Oil Push Back On International Women's Day

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Cowtown Equity Celebration

Current celebrate International Women's Day by crossing arms

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City Current are joining in the celebration of International Women's Day with a campaign to "Break the Bias". The new campaign features images of players crossing their arms to show solidarity against stereotypes and discrimination of women.

Local Irish Comeback

Kansas City St. Patrick's Day Parade returns after 2-year hiatus

A long-standing Kansas City tradition will return after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 48th annual Kansas City St. Patrick's Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, at West 33rd Street and Broadway Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.

Second Look At Vaporware

Plans Unveiled for Kansas-Missouri Bi-State Transit Corridor in the USA

A group of Kansas and Missouri local elected officials including Emanuel Cleaver and Sharice Davids, along with Mayors Eileen Weir and Tyrone Garner, recently announced plans for the construction of a 24-mile Kansas-Missouri Bi-State transit corridor.

Building Community

KC Black-owned lumber yard honors loved one, revitalizes city's east side

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For decades, Deloris Henderson got his building materials from Albert Tamm Lumber Company to rehab and remodel homes. "I've been coming here because friendly people and the lumber is pretty good," Henderson said. "You can buy lumber right here in your neighborhood."

Start The Party NOW!!!

St. Patrick's Day celebrations underway in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There's no reason to wait until March 17 to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. The party is already underway, with even more events scheduled over the coming week. Shenanigans Popup Bar Shenanigans opened in Lee's Summit Friday night. The bar is open Wednesdays and Thursdays 5-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 5 p.m.

Lindsey Fashions Hotness

Model Lindsey Pelas channels Pamela Anderson while wearing white, strapless monokini in Malibu photo shoot

Lindsey Pelas took being a doppelganger to a whole new level. The sexy model, 30, recently embodied Pamela Anderson when she wore a tiny white monokini during a photoshoot on the beach and she couldn't have looked more like 90's Baywatch star.

Prez Champions Ladies First

Biden announces $2.6B request to promote gender equity on International Women's Day

President Biden on Tuesday announced he will ask Congress for "$2.6 billion for foreign aid programs that promote gender equity worldwide, more than double the size of last year's request," The Associated Press reports. News of the president's planned request conveniently arrived on International Women's Day, "which is set aside to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world."


Biden to announce ban on US imports of Russian oil

President Biden is expected to announce a ban on Russian oil imports to the U.S. on Tuesday morning amid bipartisan pressure, FOX Business has learned, as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine for a thirteenth day.

MAGA 'Perfect Call' In Retrospect

Russia's invasion puts a new light on Trump's Ukraine pressure campaign

subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast A " perfect" call, it was not. Then-President Donald Trump was withholding hundreds of millions of dollars in aid for Ukraine's defense as he was asking its president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, to investigate Trump's potential 2020 rival, Joe Biden, and his son, Hunter Biden.

Capitol Riot Consequences Cont'd

Proud Boys leader indicted on conspiracy charge over Jan. 6

A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted the leader of the right-wing Proud Boys on a conspiracy charge stemming from the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, the Justice Department announced. Enrique Tarrio, 38, was arrested in Miami for conspiring to obstruct an official proceeding, a felony charge that federal prosecutors have brought against hundreds of Capitol riot defendants and carries a maximum possible sentence of 20 years in prison.

European Walking Papers

Ukraine refugees fleeing Russian invasion reaches 2 million, UN says

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine stretched into its 13th day on Tuesday, the number of refugees fleeing to neighboring countries has reached at least 2 million, according to the United Nations. Safa Msehli, a spokeswoman for the U.N.'s International Organization for Migration, tweeted that 2 million people have now fled, including at least 100,000 people who are not Ukrainian.

Far East Directive

China's Xi calls for 'maximum restraint' in Ukraine

BEIJING, March 8 (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for "maximum restraint" in Ukraine and said China is "pained to see the flames of war reignited in Europe," state media reported, in his strongest statement to date on the conflict.


U.S. far from normal with Covid deaths 10 times higher than seasonal respiratory viruses, report says

The U.S. has a long way to go before the pandemic is over and life returns to semblance of normalcy as deaths from Covid-19 remain far higher than seasonal respiratory viruses such as the flu, a group of health experts said on Monday.

Boozy Switcheroo

Stolichnaya Vodka rebrands as 'Stoli,' trying to distance itself from Putin

As many people around the world move to boycott Russian products, one of the most iconic vodka brands will be officially changing its name. The company that owns Stolichnaya vodka announced that it is officially adopting the drink's unofficial nickname, and will now brand the vodka as Stoli.

Cup Runneth Over

I was forced to fork out £6k for breast op after 32K boobs made me 'overweight'

A WOMAN says she was forced to fork out £6,000 for a private breast reduction after the NHS said she was too overweight - despite being a size 8. Emily Legge, 23, from Cardiff suffered from agonising back and shoulder pain from her huge 32K boobs since she was 15.

MLB Strike Guide Revisited

A history of shortened Royals seasons

Owners have drawn another line in the sand, saying that if a deal isn't done by today, there is no possibility of a 162-game schedule (although to be honest, I thought that's what they said last week!) If games are canceled for good, it wouldn't be the first time we've seen a truncated Royals schedule.

Funny Man Also Helps People

Comedian Yakov Smirnoff and wife work to help family, friends in Ukraine

BRANSON, Mo. - If you've been to Branson, Missouri you may know the name Yakov Smirnoff. He's been in movies, television, on Broadway and is also from Ukraine. Some of his family has fled from the country and others are still there. He's known for his catchphrase "What a country!"

Meth Town Lucky Bastard Shares His Origin Story

'Babe, I won $2 million': Man buys lottery ticket in Independence, wins top prize

The Missouri Lottery said a man has won a $2 million Scratchers prize.Lottery officials said the man bought the winning "24K Gold" ticket at QuikTrip at 11201 East Truman Road in Independence, and scratched it off in the car while talking on the phone to his wife."I was sitting in the car, and I just go, 'Babe, I won $2 million,'" he said.

Kansas City Beer Reexamined

Carolator | Kansas City Bier Company

Every year since the brewery opened in 2014, Kansas City Bier Company has brewed a Doppelbock in the winter to be blessed and released around the time of Lent, following Bavarian brewing traditions established in the 1600s. The bier was called Blessed Doppelbock, as it was brewed and then blessed by a local priest for the Lent season.

Slight Warmup Today

Warmer Today, Chance For More Snow Thursday

Sunshine this morning with increasing afternoon clouds. High 44. Scattered clouds Wednesday morning with a cloudy sky Wednesday afternoon. High 43. Accumulating snow is becoming more likely Wednesday night through at least Thursday evening. Cold and blustery. High 29. Additional round of light, accumulating snow possible Thursday night especially southeast of Kansas City.

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