Kansas City Sunday Roundup Look: Russia, China & Prez Biden Redux

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Kansas City Concert Season Debuts

Starlight Theatre announces performers joining summer 2022 lineup

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Starlight Theatre announced Monday the latest performers joining its summer 2022 lineup. Singer and songwriter Phoebe Bridgers will bring her "Reunion Tour" to Starlight May 31. Tickets for Bridgers' show will be available to the public March 11 at noon, with presale tickets available March 10 at noon.

Care For Our Troops

Kansas City VA teams up with community partners for PIT count - VAntage Point

Community groups from across the Kansas City metropolitan area conducted the 2022 Point-In-Time count (PIT) March 3-4. The Greater Kansas City Coalition to End Homelessness organized this year's PIT. During the two days, community-based outreach efforts counted and distributed personal hygiene and additional essentials to the unhoused residents in the Kansas City metro.

Golden Ghetto Good Fight

Overland Park couple serves on frontlines of Ukrainian border crossings in Romania

An Overland Park couple has been serving overseas as Ukrainian refugees cross the border to Romania. Lisa and Matt Heath, along with other volunteers at United Aid Foundation, are providing food, toiletries and personal hygiene products to families that are in need.

Social Media Offers Heavenly Payday

Kardashian-Jenner Family Will Split a Massive 9-Figure Salary for New Hulu Reality Series

After 20 years on reality TV, the Kardashians know their worth. For their upcoming Hulu reality show, they will be earning nine figures, insiders reveal in this week's Variety cover story. "We are all equals," Khloé Kardashian says of the family, who will all receive the same salary for "The Kardashians," which debuts on April [...]

Prez Biden Rerun?!?!

2024 rematch: Biden, Trump, deadlocked in new poll

It was one of the biggest applause lines in former President Donald Trump's roughly hour-long speech this weekend. The former president, speaking at a rally Saturday night in Florence, South Carolina, once again flirted with launching another White House campaign in 2024, saying that "we may have to run again."

GOP Vs. MAGA Again

'Would-be tyrant': Republican targeted by Trump at rally hits back

A Republican congressman attacked by Donald Trump at a rally in South Carolina on Saturday called the former president a "would-be tyrant". Tom Rice voted to impeach Trump over the deadly Capitol attack and will face a Trump-endorsed challenger later this year.

Cable News Writes American Century Postscript

CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Gulf countries snubbing Biden: We are entering a post-American era

CNN's Fareed Zakaria said Sunday that America was losing its hold on the world's stage, emphasizing that the signs were "everywhere." "One of the defining features of the new era is that it is post-American. By that I mean that the Pax Americana of the past three decades is over," the "Fareed Zakaria GPS" host said.

Vlad Talks Tough

Russia threatens US over weapons deliveries as its forces strike targets in western Ukraine

Russia has raised the risk of further escalation with NATO powers, warning it will treat arms shipments to Ukraine as "legitimate targets" for military action as its forces start to expand their offensive near the northwestern city of Lviv.

New Axis Strengthens

Russia asked China for military equipment, U.S. official says

The revelation of the Kremlin's request comes a day before national security adviser Jake Sullivan is set to meet Yang Jiechi, China's top foreign policy official, in Rome to discuss the Russia-Ukraine war.

Tragic Curtain Call

William Hurt, Oscar-Winning Actor for 'Kiss of the Spider Woman,' Dies at 71

William Hurt, an acclaimed actor best known for his Oscar-winning performance in 1985's "Kiss of the Spider Woman" and his work in "The Big Chill" and "Body Heat," died Sunday of natural causes. He was 71 years old. Hurt's death was confirmed to Variety by his friend, Gerry Byrne.

Check Into History Of Hospitality

The Old Gilliss House Hotel tells the story of Kansas City's growth

When this hotel was built on the riverfront, the area was the center of all of Kansas City simply because it was really all that existed at the time. When a natural rock landing at the foot of current-day Grand Ave. was first used to land a riverboat, it spawned the idea of building a town at its location.

Off-Season Game Plan Exposed

How the Chiefs can fix their defensive line

Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach likes to overcorrect. That might sound like a criticism, but it's not. It's just how he operates. Veach was promoted to general manager on July 10, 2017. His first full offseason came in 2018. The Chiefs were coming off a 10-6 season in which the defense had finished bottom-5 in total defense.

Forecast This Week

Warm weather is here for a while

A weak system bring clouds and perhaps a shower on Monday. Increasing chance of rain on St. Patrick's day, likely not until evening, after the parade.

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