Kansas City Tuesday Look: Opening Day Deets, War Crimes & Ivanka Takes Stand

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Hottie Lindsey has inspired us to check pop culture, community news and top headlines on this otherwise dreary election day.

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Home Run For Kansas City Foodies

New food at Kauffman Stadium for Royals opening day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals are just days away from opening the 2022 baseball season at Kauffman Stadium against the Cleveland Guardians. A new name, Royals lineup and a new opening day pitcher aren't the only changes fans can expect. Aramark is also rolling out some creative new food options for fans to try.

No Transparency For Meth Town

Independence City Council votes down proposal for state audit of its operations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An Independence, Missouri, councilman's effort to seek an audit of the city's operations by the Missouri State Auditor's Office failed at Monday night's City Council meeting. Councilman Brice Stewart brought the proposal before the council.

Sleaze Scummit Science Stays Winning

Lee's Summit lab's new blood test can assess organ damage from COVID-19

Lee's Summit-based Eurofins Viracor will start offering a cutting-edge blood test that can assess organ damage from COVID-19. The clinical specialty lab signed an exclusive license agreement with Cornell University to commercialize the blood test, which was developed by an inventor Eurofins Viracor previously worked with.

Rock Chalk Marching Deets

Kansas national championship parade day, time, route details

The Kansas Jayhawks are the kings of March Madness 2022. So when and where will the Kansas national championship parade get going? All season Kansas made a point of playing for the 2020 squad that didn't get the chance to play in the NCAA Tournament.

New Direction For Home Team

Royals prospect Bobby Witt Jr. to debut Opening Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new era begins in the Kansas City Royals clubhouse as the No. 1 prospect in Major League Baseball is set to debut on Opening Day when the team hosts the Cleveland Guardians. Bobby Witt Jr. will start at third base for the club as they begin the 2022 campaign.

Peek Inside Lindsey's World

Influencer Lindsey Pelas Talks Reality TV, Standing Up For Women, And Investing In Sugar Taco - Exclusive Interview

You might know Lindsey Pelas as a model and social media influencer, but she's so much more than that. In 2019, Pelas became a reality TV star when she appeared on the first season of The Hills: New Beginnings when she was dating Justin Bobby, and she hosts the podcast Eyes Up Here, which, as of this writing, is about to enter its third season.

Prez Obama Comeback

Obama returns to White House for first time to promote Affordable Care Act with Biden - live

Live feed 09:17 Howdy, live blog readers. Happy Tuesday. Former president Barack Obama will today return to the White House for the first time since leaving it in January 2017, to celebrate the anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, his signature legislative achievement.

Ivanka Stands Up

Ivanka Trump ends 8 hours of testimony to House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Mark Wilson | Getty Images Ivanka Trump testified for around eight hours Tuesday to the select House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot that began after her father, former President Donald Trump, spent weeks falsely claiming he was being deprived of a second White House term because of widespread ballot fraud.

College Debt Forgiveness Cont'd

White House to extend student loan pause through August

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Biden administration plans to freeze federal student loan payments through Aug. 31, extending a moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to postpone payments during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an administration official familiar with the White House's decision-making.

Like It Or Not: MAGA Saved Lives

An ad that featured Trump saying he 'would recommend' COVID-19 vaccines resulted in 104,000 more shots in arms: research paper

An ad featuring Donald Trump encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine convinced thousands of people to get their shots. Researchers with the National Bureau of Economic Research placed the ad on more than 100,000 YouTube accounts. Vaccination rates rose in the counties where the ads were targeted, according to a working research paper.


Bodies of mutilated children among horrors the Russians left behind

Deep in the forest outside Kyiv, where the mushroom-pickers used to roam and rich city folk built their palatial dachas, Maria Dabizhe, 80, sat sifting through discarded Russian ration packs. The enemy soldiers had arrived a few days into the war. "They came to my house.

BLM Cashed In On Civil Unrest

Black Lives Matter used donations to buy $6 million Southern California home: report

Black Lives Matter bought a swanky Southern California home for nearly $6 million using donation cash, according to a report Monday. Three leaders of the social justice movement - Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Melina Abdullah - recorded a video last June outside the "secretly bought" home while marking the first anniversary of George Floyd's murder, New York magazine reported.

Report Reveals USA Well Armed

US boasts successful hypersonic missile test, after Russia used similar weapon in Ukraine

The United States announced that they completed their second successful test flight of a hypersonic missile, touting the potential for "next-generation capability" for the military. The test, conducted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the U.S. Air Force, was the first test of the Lockheed Martin version of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept, commonly known as HAWC.

Vlad Confronts Social Media Crackdown

Twitter moves to limit Russian government accounts

By James Clayton North America technology reporter Twitter has limited content from more than 300 official Russian government accounts, including that of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The accounts will no longer be recommended in timelines, notifications or elsewhere on the site, Twitter said.

Unfunny Complaints

Amy Schumer Sparked Backlash After Comparing Her Axed Alec Baldwin Shooting Oscars' Joke To The Will Smith Slap

Amy previously said that she was left "triggered and traumatized" when Will smacked Chris Rock in the face at the Academy Awards. In case you somehow missed it, this year's Academy Awards were somewhat overshadowed when Will Smith made his way onto the stage and smacked Chris Rock in the face.

Pedestrian Kansas City Art Guide Debuts

Parade of Hearts Viewing Guide: How To Find Them All While Exploring KC - In Kansas City

If you've felt like you've seen a heart or two (or ten) around the Kansas City metro, you're not seeing things. There are officially 154 uniquely designed hearts placed throughout the Kansas City area covering downtown Kansas City, south Kansas City, the Northland, eastern Jackson County, Johnson County, and Wyandotte County.

Enduring Rock Chalk Hangover

Many students on KU campus say they were 'in recovery mode' after Jayhawks' NCAA win

On the Tuesday morning after the University of Kansas men's basketball team won the NCAA Championship game, most students were barely awake.Parking lots were almost empty. Sidewalks had a singular occupant. Sophomore Quintin Talbert told KMBC, "Recovery day. It's a recovery day for sure."The University of Kansas did not cancel classes, as it would for a snow day.

Another KC Institution Fades

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to resign

IRVING, Texas - Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced he will resign from the office later this year. He plans to remain commissioner until his replacement is named. Bowlsby was appointed commissioner in 2012 and has served in that role for a decade.

Chiefs Team Building Begins

WATCH: First look at the Patrick Mahomes-JuJu Smith-Schuster connection

Patrick Mahomes ➡️ JuJu Smith-Schustervia IG: coachfrogg pic.twitter.com/hRb5ffvlgw- Arrowhead Pride (@ArrowheadPride) April 5, 2022 The video is courtesy of JuJu Smith-Schuster's trainer,...

Forecast For Tonight

Scattered rain and a few t-storms Tuesday evening


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