Kansas City Saturday: Downtown Hypes Future Down As Earth Day Approaches

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Forever Tax Breaks Inside The Loop

232: Imagine Downtown KC 2030

This week's episode is a listening session with Downtown Council President and CEO Bill Dietrich on Imagine Downtown KC 2030. The Imagine Downtown KC 2030 plan is designed to serve as the primary vision-setting and policy blueprint for shaping a stronger, better, more resilient community with an unflinching commitment to creating an equitable, inclusive, and vibrant Downtown Kansas City.

Pandemic Number Crunching

Kansas City COVID-19 cases increase; data doesn't tell entire story, experts say

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The number of COVID-19 cases are beginning to increase across certain areas of the Kansas City metro, and in all regions of the country, according to experts. While the increase is nothing like the omicron surge, the Johnson County Health Department said it's seeing an increase of COVID-19 clusters at businesses, daycares, and schools.

Harvesting Local Green

Celebrate Earth Day in Kansas City with #BuyLocalBuyGreenKC

We're challenging you to buy locally and sustainably in KC for one week. | Graphic by 6AM City You know we're all about supporting our local businesses in KC , which is why we're excited for Earth Day this Fri., April 22 🌎 We're challenging you to buy locally and sustainably in KC for one week.

Westside Survival Story

Empanada Madness hoping to overcome setbacks brought on by COVID-19 pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Andrea Penaloza, the owner of Empanada Madness, strives to give her customers an authentic taste of food from her homeland. Penaloza ships ingredients from Colombia to Kansas City. "I want things to taste as authentic as if you were to eat it in my country," she said However, Penaloza says business has been extremely hard.

Golden Ghetto Traffic Trouble

Mattress in middle of I-435 in Johnson County caused two-vehicle wreck

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A woman says a mattress lying in the middle of a busy Johnson County highway caused two cars to wreck. Her son was driving one of them. The crash happened Thursday on Interstate 435 between Roe Avenue and Nall Avenue.

Springtime Styles Debut

Madison Pettis Flaunts Curves & Cleavage In Floral Lingerie

Madison Pettis gives fans an eyeful of her bodacious curves in the latest addition to her feed! The "Cory in the House" star knows how to keep her 4.3 million Instagram followers on their toes with her sizzling lingerie snaps and shared a new photo series that didn't disappoint.

Gen Z Dislikes The Prez

Analysis: Joe Biden's numbers are collapsing among a group you really wouldn't expect

Young Americans have turned on Joe Biden.

La Migra Proves Popular

Vulnerable Democrats buck Biden on Trump-era immigration fight

Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) offered a stark warning to the administration as he visited the U.S.-Mexico border this week: Without a comprehensive plan, they could face a "humanitarian crisis." The administration's decision to end the Trump-era Title 42 policy, which allows for the rapid expulsion of migrants at the border and blocks them from seeking asylum...

Flack Fights Haterz

Psaki pushes back against Fox criticism

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday pushed back against criticism from Fox News host John Roberts, who slammed Psaki for saying during a recent interview that his cable news network asks "stupid" questions. In a Friday night tweet, Psaki said both she and Fox News reporter Peter Doocy - whom the White House...

Vlad Remains On Warpath

Russia renews strikes on Ukraine capital, hits other cities

In the Kyiv region, authorities have reported finding the bodies of more than 900 civilians, most shot dead, since Russian troops retreated two weeks ago. Smoke rose from the capital again early Saturday as Mayor Vitali Klitschko reported a strike that killed one person and wounded several.

Pr0n Saves The Planet

Liquid Death Recruits Porn Stars to Say 'No' to Plastic

Liquid Death makes no apology for its provocative marketing-in fact, the brand runs headlong into eyebrow-raising territory on the reg, drawing blood from Tony Hawk, hexing its own water and cozying up to cannibalistic themes to name just a few recent stunts.

Soccer Pix Shared

Photos: KC Current's 2-1 victory over Houston Dash Apr. 15, 2022

Last night, KC Current took on the Houston Dash at Children's Mercy Park. KC won 2-1 over the Dash in the Challenge Cup Group Stage. Our goals came from Current goals came from Kristen Hamilton in the 4th minute and Victoria Serena Pickett in the 80th minute.

Off-Season Considerations

What we learned about the Chiefs this week

On Monday's Arrowhead Pride "Draft Room" podcast After NFL Network's "Good Morning Football" co-host Peter Schrager suggested during Monday's show that there might be a run on wide receivers in the first round of the draft , Pete Sweeney had some thoughts.

Weekend Weather Look . . . 

Calm Saturday before spotty showers on Easter

On Saturday KC will be starting near freezing and breezy with a low in the middle 30s. A sun and cloud mix will follow during the day.The high is around 57 for Saturday. Sunday is an impact weather day due to rain and a few thunderstorms. The rain may affect outdoor Easter activities.

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