Apropos for #TBT . . We remember hottie Jess in a trashy movie displaying her talents for the big screen. And THAT inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines . . .
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After decades of performing live and being on the road, The Elders may have felt they were truly deserving of the name. In 2018 the band did a farewell tour and with a couple of exceptions stopped playing for audiences. That didn't mean the music stopped.
Lady Ballers Play To Slightly Fewer Empty Seats
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City Current are preparing to take on the North Carolina Courage in the first-ever playoff game in franchise history and tickets are now on sale. In 2021, the Current failed to win a match in the NWSL Challenge Cup ahead of their inaugural regular season.
Old School Remembered
Buck O'Neil is an icon in the baseball world. Whether it's his time with the Kansas City Monarchs, making history as the first Black coach in Major League Baseball or his role in establishing the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, his accomplishments seem endless.
Meet New Friend You'll Never Catch
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Our nonprofit spotlight today is going to the dogs ... as in greyhounds. KC REGAP or Kansas City Retired Greyhounds as Pets is working to find homes for these dogs. FOX4's Kathy Quinn was live from the Olathe Community Center where REGAP is holding a walk.
Remember When U.S.A. Built Stuff?!?
The Fairfax District in Kansas City, Kansas, is turning 100. The Wyandotte County Historical Museum wants to celebrate the milestone with a special exhibit personalized by the memories of the people who are part of its story. The industrial district you see today is probably best known for the General Motors plant.
Jessica Simpson shared a funny post to her Instagram account on Wednesday. The siren was seen wearing platform heels with her Daisy Duke shorts and floral print top as she posed away for her spring clothing campaign. And in her caption the 41-year-old former reality TV star said that she added the sky-high heels to look tall.
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Dealing With MAGA Can Be Tough
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Thursday unveiled an international " Declaration for the Future of the Internet " with 50 other countries, slamming the policies of "authoritarian" governments - while endorsing efforts to curb online "disinformation" and "harassment."
Boeing's CEO on Wednesday called the unusual deal his predecessor negotiated with then-President Donald Trump for the next generation of Air Force One a one-off that he hopes not to repeat. "Air Force One, I'm just going to call a very unique moment, a very unique negotiation.
Vlad Fuels Fear
Veteran natural gas trader Bill Perkins warned Thursday of potentially "catastrophic pricing" this winter if Russia's move to cut gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria ends in a full-blown energy blockade. "It's a dicey market right now," Perkins, CEO and head trader at Skylar Capital Management, told CNBC.
More Vaxx Ahead
Under questioning Tuesday from Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), top FDA vaccine regulator Peter Marks told lawmakers that the agency planned to publish a tentative timeline next week showing when it planned to hold outside advisory committee meetings on the vaccines for young children - a move that could offer more precise insight into when the agency plans to authorize the shots.
Dances With Smurfs Sequel Coming Soon
The first Avatar sequel will be called Avatar: The Way of Water, Disney announced Wednesday at CinemaCon, perhaps the biggest indication yet that the long- delayed movie is actually going to be released on December 16th.
Recall Glory Days At The K
Baseball is a bit like high art - an acquired taste that many will find boring, overpriced for many, and yet, at it's best, it can be quite beautiful. There's a reason why so many of us come back to the game despite losing seasons, scandals, work stoppages, and TV blackouts.
Another Toast To The Irish
The Boozy Dole Whip with rum at Gael's Public House. // Photo by Kala Elkinton In a wild turn of events, a sports bar with a modern Irish menu and a pride flag flying out front may just be the best spot to grab a famously fruity blended drink-the Boozy Dole Whip.
Cloudy Days Ahead . . .
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely this morning through evening, but not a washout day. Chances are higher for KC and south of I-70, and lower rain chances to the north of I-70. High 67. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected overnight. Some storms could produce heavy rainfall, small hail and gusty wind into Friday morning.
Billboard #72 song of 1992 - Ugly Kid Joe - Everything About You is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.