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Celebrate Free Merch For Local Bookworms

Mid-Continent Public Libraries giving out free window decals for National Library Week

Mid-Continent Public Libraries are celebrating National Library Week. Kansas City branches are giving away free "MCPL My Place" window decals, while supplies last in honor of the occasion.

Cowtown Clean Up Help Wanted

MoDOT seeking volunteers for KC cleanup effort

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you've been unhappy with trash around the city, there is now something you can do to change it. Cory Lamaster has spent weeks working with Kansas City and the Missouri Department of Transportation to organize a citywide cleanup. The event will take place Saturday, April 9.

Today's Demand . . . 

'Zero tolerance': Clergy urge KC police board to hire chief who will root out racism

Nearly two dozen faith leaders on Monday urged the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners to hire a new police chief who will commit to fighting racism within and outside of the department.

Another Side Of Diva Exposed

Britney Spears shows off her curves in cheeky new Instagram photo

Britney Spears took to Instagram on Thursday to share a cheeky snap of her derrière with her 40.1M followers. The 40-year-old pop icon posted a photograph of herself swimming in the ocean in a tiny yellow bikini, showing off her toned back and behind.

Prez Biden Moment Of Doubt Persists

Democratic anxiety grows over Biden's dismal polls

Democrats are growing increasingly worried about President Biden's standing in the polls seven months out from the midterm elections. Biden hasn't seen a boost in his approval ratings amid Russia's war in Ukraine despite support among Americans for the steps that he has taken. While the economy continues to gain jobs and the unemployment rate...

MAGA Struggles With Social

Trump upset with the state of his new social media site, eyes shakeup

Trump has been upset with the state of his social media venture, Truth Social, and is eyeing major shake-ups to the company, including positions on the board of Truth Social's parent company, Trump Media and Technology Group, according to one of those people familiar with the matter and a separate person as well.

Vlad's Buddies Suffer Takeaway

US seizes $90M yacht of Russian oligarch with close Putin ties in Spain

The US government seized the $90 million yacht of a Russian oligarch with close ties to Vladimir Putin in Spain Monday, part of the Biden administration's efforts to target the assets of Russia's wealthy over the invasion of Ukraine, the Justice Department said.

It's The Way You Look At It . . .

Fox viewers transformed after watching CNN for 30 days, report finds

Fox News viewers who were paid to watch CNN for 30 days eventually became more skeptical and less likely to buy into fake news, according to a new study. The study titled "The manifold effects of partisan media on viewers' beliefs and attitudes: A field experiment with Fox News viewers" by David E Brockman and Joshua L Kalla was conducted in September 2020 and published last week.

Supreme Decision Ahead

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation vote before Judiciary Committee Monday sets up path to full Senate

WASHINGTON - Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's historic ascension to be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court moves one step closer Monday when the Senate Judiciary Committee meets to vote on her nomination. The 22-member panel, evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans, is expected to split along partisan lines when it convenes at 10 a.m.

Rocketman Sis Sends Warning

North Korea warns of nuclear response if South provokes it

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un berated South Korea for touting preemptive strike capabilities against the North, saying her country's nuclear forces would annihilate the South's conventional forces if provoked SEOUL, South Korea -- For the second time in three days, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un berated South Korea for touting its supposed preemptive strike capabilities against the North, saying her country's nuclear forces would annihilate the South's conventional forces if provoked.

Billionaire Tweeks Twitter

Elon Musk toys with Twitter hours after becoming its largest stakeholder: 'Do you want an edit button?'

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, hours after buying a multibillion-dollar stake in Twitter, teased the world with the prospect of an edit button Monday. The platform notoriously does not allow users to update their tweets. The Tesla CEO owns 73,486,938 shares of Twitter, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission, valued at $2.89 billion based on Friday's closing price of $39.31 a share.

Home Team Offers TV Help

Royals release initial TV Schedule for the 2022 season

The Kansas City Royals and Bally Sports Kansas City announced the team's 2022 regular-season television schedule Monday afternoon.Currently, Bally Sports Kansas City will televise 161 of 162 regular-season games for the Royals. The Major League Baseball's national television package has one game scheduled, as of now, on April 29 vs.

More Fiber For Cowtown

New Retail Kiosks Open for Service and Sales in San Antonio, Kansas City, and Raleigh

At Google Fiber, we're always striving to provide our customers with internet service so good that they never need to talk to our service team. But when customers do need us, we want to make it as easy and pleasant as possible.

Soggy Tuesday Ahead

Partly cloudy tonight before rain chances tomorrow

After a cool Monday, Kanas City will have a First Alert Weather Day Tuesday evening and night for anticipated rain. After tomorrow's storms, conditions will be windy and cooler for the rest of the week in the greater Kansas City area.

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