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LOCAL DUDE SURVIVES AUTO CRISIS!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Twelve hours trapped under his car on a frigid January day. Hear one metro man tell his story of survival. "I thought there was a chance that I could die that, that could be it," said Nick Mckosato.
Home Front News . . .
A federal lawsuit in Kansas City challenging rules requiring home sellers to pay commissions to brokers representing home buyers has been certified as a class action, meaning thousands of home sellers in the Midwest may be eligible to recover damages if the plaintiffs prevail. U.S.
Trading In Nostalgia
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FEDERAL RESERVE OF KANSAS CITY THE US AND MTIN UNVEILED THREE BRAND NEW COINS COMMEMORATING THE -- LEAGUE. SO WE WERE THERE FOR THE UNVEILING THERERE A THREE COINS A FIVE DOLLAR GOLD COIN FEATURING RUB FOSTER ONE OF THE PRIMARY FOUNDERS OF THE NEGRILIES.
Building Better Hipster Mousetrap
Third & Grand incentives denial creates another hurdle to redevelopment - Kansas City Business Journal
A conga line of innate site challenges - an underground storm sewer, building height restrictions and outstanding soil testing - already presented redevelopment hurdles for a lot northeast of Third Street and Grand Boulevard.
Baller Dilemma Emerges
When Adalberto Mondesi became the first player in Major League Baseball history to debut in the World Series, a certain aura was cast around him. He became the Kansas City Royals' highly-regarded prospect who showed up for the first time under the biggest of stages. He was suddenly larger than his profile.
Hotness Shares Fashion Turnaround
She celebrated turning 27 on Sunday night with her closest pals at Zero Bond in New York City. And one day later, Gigi Hadid was announced as the new face of Frankie Bikini's latest collection coined Americana. The model showcased her incredible figure in the tiny swimwear for the collection, which she also helped design.
U.S. Delves Into War Zone
Near the Polish-Ukrainian border - After a secrecy-shrouded visit to Kyiv, U.S. Secretary of State Blinken said Russia is failing in its war aims and "Ukraine is succeeding." The trip by Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was the highest-level American visit to Ukraine's capital since Russia invaded in late February.
Joking Former 1st Daughter
There has been a lot of talk this week about the new trove of text messages to and from former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, but there was one in particular that stood out to Seth Meyers.
Far East Steps Up Plague Surveillance
BEIJING - Beijing will conduct mass testing of most of its 21 million people, authorities announced Monday, as a new COVID-19 outbreak sparked stockpiling of food by residents worried about the possibility of a Shanghai-style lockdown. The Chinese capital began mass testing people in one of its 16 districts where most of the new cases have been found.
Hollywood Testimony Considered
Howard Stern branded Johnny Depp a "huge narcissist" and called him out for "overacting" in his ongoing defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard. "The reason he wanted that on - he wanted it televised [because] that's what narcissists do," the shock jock said Monday on his SiriusXM radio show while discussing of Depp's highly publicized legal battle with Heard, per Mediaite.
Movie Legends Sell Iconic Merch For Sake Of Many NextGen Fans
Lana and Lilly Wachowski, the filmmakers behind "The Matrix" series and "Cloud Atlas," are auctioning off nearly 200 props and film ephemera from their vast archives.
Good Deeds Amid Burnout
An Independence family is still recovering from a fire over the weekend that sent four people to the hospital.Two children in the fire are still in critical condition.Eleven people total and two different families were in the home at the time.The family who lived there didn't want to share their name, but a friend of theirs did set up a GoFundMe page to help them get back on their feet.
Sadly, Hipsters Forget: Snoop & Warren G Are From The LBC
Snoop Dogg. // Photo by Barry Meitler For those who attended Friday night's Dogg Dayz of Blaze tour at Azura Amphitheater, things seemed to be a little bit of a shit show. We're sure Justin Champagne and Warren G were amazing.
Coldness Ahead For Tuesday
There is a frost advisory for the Kansas City Metro and a freeze warning north of the city overnight. Mostly clear with areas of frost and freeze possible overnight and lows near 32. Sunny with highs in the mid-60s Tuesday Highs will be in the low 70s Wednesday and partly cloudy.
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