Kansas City Sunday Look: Prez Biden Talks Replacing Vlad & COVID Redux

Right now we take a peek at more than a few local items along with reports that have been on our mind overnight. And so angel Candice inspires us to consider pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Returning To The Skies

First JetBlue departure from KCI takes flight Sunday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The first JetBlue flight to depart from Kansas City International Airport took off Sunday morning for New York JFK International Airport. JetBlue is now serving Kansas City, with non-stop routes to Boston and New York .

JoCo Suburbs Fight Over Biz

NIC Inc., subsidiary of Tyler Technologies, moves its HQ to Overland Park - Kansas City Business Journal

The headquarters of technology firm NIC Inc., now a subsidiary of Texas-based Tyler Technologies Inc., will move to Overland Park from Olathe. The digital government service provider, formerly at 25501 W. Valley Parkway, signed a 12-year lease for a turnkey buildout of the 50,000-square-foot office building at 7701 College Blvd.

Talking Vaxx Next Phase

KC parents react to news of potential COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 6

It's the COVID-19 news parents of young children have been waiting to hear. Vaccine-maker Moderna said it will seek emergency use authorization to give the vaccine to children 6 months to 6 years old.

JoCo Developers Share Scheme

Vista Ridge retail project at K-10 and Ridgeview in Lenexa 'ready to build,' developer says

Lenexa has advanced commercial plans for a project known as Vista Ridge near K-10 Highway and Ridgeview Road. After some discussion about traffic flow on the site, the Lenexa City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a revised preliminary plan for the project, which includes a retail development on 15 acres at the northeast corner of K-10 and Ridgeview.

Kangaroos Talk Biz Equity

Three Local Women-Owned Businesses to Support this Women's History Month | UMKC Roo News

In the spirit of Women's History Month, it is important to promote local women-owned businesses in Kansas City. Here are three businesses to support that may even lead you to find a new favorite coffee shop or restaurant. Cafe Cà Phê - 1717 Washington St. Cafe Cà Phê is a business owned by Jacki ...

Angel Dating Again

Candice Swanepoel and Elite Actor Andres Velencoso Spark Romance Rumors With Cozy Paris Outing - E! Online

Model Candice Swanepoel, who shares two kids with ex Hermann Nicoli, was recently spotted taking a stroll with Elite actor Andres Velencoso in Paris. Keep scrolling to check out the PDA pics.


Biden's personal rivalry with Putin more intense than ever after dramatic final day of US President's Europe trip

At nearly the same moment President Joe Biden declared him a "butcher," Vladimir Putin's missiles began falling in Lviv, Ukraine.

MAGA Against Fakers

Trump attacks Georgia Gov. Kemp at rally as he wages war on 'RINO sellouts'

Ex-President Donald Trump blasted Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp for refusing to overturn the 2020 election results at a Saturday rally supporting Kemp's primary challenger. "Brian Kemp is a turncoat, a coward, and a complete and total disaster," the 45th president told a crowd of supporters in Commerce, Georgia of the fellow Republican, whom he helped get elected in 2018.

Conflict Escalates

Ukraine says Russia wants to split nation, calls for more arms

LVIV, Ukraine, March 27 (Reuters) - Russia wants to split Ukraine into two, as happened with North and South Korea, Ukraine's military intelligence chief said on Sunday, vowing "total" guerrilla warfare to prevent a carve-up of the country.


Shanghai to lock down in two stages for testing as COVID cases spike

SHANGHAI, March 27 (Reuters) - China's financial hub of Shanghai said on Sunday it would lock down the city in two stages to carry out COVID-19 testing over a nine-day period, after it reported a new daily record for asymptomatic infections.

Taste Of Northeast

229: PH Coffee

Welcome back to the Northeast Newscast. On this week's episode I'm joined by Eric Rosell, co-owner of PH Coffee at 2200 Lexington Avenue in Pendleton Heights. PH Coffee, which opened in October 2019, has become a hub of activity, art and community. Their new monthly Community Event begins the weekend of April 3.

Cowtown Smart Health Develops 

Innovative tech honored at SXSW has potential to save lives in KC, govtech founder says

Editor's note: The following story is part of Startland News' coverage of the SXSW conference in Austin. Click here to read more stories from the 2022 trip. AUSTIN - A tech company from Silicon Valley's largest city is unleashing a new era of smart infrastructure technology for the world in motion - and Kansas City entrepreneur Austin Wilson is more than just along for the ride.

Local Milestone Celebrated

Purple Peace Foundation opens new facility after 10 years on Epilepsy Awareness Day

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Amanda Brady was diagnosed with epilepsy at 10 months old. "She had started having a few more seizures. We were going through a phase where she was having them a little more frequently," said Holly Brady, Amanda's mother and president/founder of the Purple Peace Foundation.

Katie Shares Weather Deets . . . 

Cool temperatures Sunday, the calm before the storm


Neil Diamond "Sunday Sun" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .