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Bacon Brought Home

Congressman Cleaver announces $27 million from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for Kansas City transit

The Fiscal Year 2022 Funding Comes as Part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law's Historic $20 Billion Investment in Transit Projects Across the Country Today, U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO) announced the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) will receive more than $27 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in Fiscal Year 2022 to maintain, upgrade, and expand local transit in the Kansas City Region.

Tiny Fraction Of Voters Prove Generous

Kansas City-area taxpayers generous at polls Tuesday on tax questions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City-area voters were feeling generous, including those in Jackson County , during Tuesday's special election with a range of municipal tax questions on the ballot. Grandview voters overwhelmingly supported three bond questions, giving the city authorization to issue $21 million in total general obligation bonds.

Dust Bowl Redux?!?

The Midwest has lost 57 billion metric tons of topsoil over the last 160 years, new study finds

A few years ago, Isaac Larsen attended a wedding at a pioneer church in Minnesota. After the ceremony, he wandered around a cemetery by the church. He noticed the cemetery, which had never been tilled, was at least a foot higher than a corn field just on the other side of a fence.

Celebrating Legacy

Olathe East 'Coach Cheese' remembered following KU's historic win

OLATHE, Kan. - Following the KU National Championship win, loved ones of an Olathe football coach who died last year due to COVID-19, remember their favorite Jayhawk fan. Chris Burnett wore many different hats: Loving husband, father, son, brother, coach and a KU fan. Burnett played football at Olathe North High School.

Home Team Hangout Tribute

New book details construction of Kauffman Stadium and those who built it

With Opening Day Thursday, there is a new book out about the construction of Kauffman Stadium and the architects in Kansas City who built it.For sports architects like Tom Waggoner, going to the ballpark isn't always about baseball."It's really interesting to see how the stadium has evolved," Waggoner said.Designs, angles,

Fans Angry Over Curves

Kim slammed for 'horrendous photoshop' of Tyra Banks' body in SKIMS ad

KIM Kardashian has been slammed for allegedly photoshopping Tyra Banks' body to look like hers in the new SKIMS campaign. The 41-year-old was called out for the "unnecessary" apparent editing of Tyra's figure as she starred in a new "icons" ad with Heidi Klum, Alessandra Ambrosio and Candice Swanepoel.

Historic Confirmation Achieved

Senate Confirms Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday received enough votes, crossing the 50-vote mark, in the Senate to win confirmation to the US Supreme Court. The historic confirmation will make Jackson the first Black woman to serve on the high court once sworn in when Associate Justice Stephen Breyer retires this summer.


Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID

subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement the California Democrat released Thursday. "After testing negative this week, Speaker Pelosi received a positive test result for COVID-19 and is currently asymptomatic," her spokesman Drew Hammill said on Twitter.

MAGA Almost Rioted

Trump says he wanted to join supporters on Jan. 6 march to Capitol: report

Former President Trump, in an interview published by The Washington Post on Thursday, said that he wanted to march alongside his supporters during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol, but the Secret Service would not allow it. Trump told the outlet he wanted to join the rally but was told he couldn't.

Talker Starts Court Compliance

Alex Jones sat for deposition in Sandy Hook defamation suit, attorneys say

Alex Jones was deposed over two days this week in the defamation suit brought against him by families of victims of the Sandy Hook shooting, according to a court filing from two attorneys representing Jones.

More Consequences For Vlad

U.N. to vote on suspending Russia from Human Rights Council over Ukraine

The United Nations General Assembly will vote on Thursday on a U.S. push to suspend Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council over reports of "gross and systematic violations and abuses of human rights" by invading Russian troops in Ukraine.

Audio Revolution Via Internets

Is radio in a second golden age? Here's what the first looked like.

On. Oct. 30, 1938, America was rocked by shocking news: Aliens had been spotted crash-landing outside Grover's Mill, N.J. Additional sightings were soon made across the Northeast, including reports of Martians unleashing poisonous gas on Manhattan and burning onlookers alive with ray guns. Periodically, the breathless news reports would be reduced to static.

Well Read In The Dotte

Two brothers just opened an independent bookstore in Strawberry Hill

Two brothers just opened an independent bookstore in KCK's Strawberry Hill neighborhood, with hopes of making it a welcoming space for readings and book clubs.

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Cold and Windy Thursday

Sunshine this morning will give way to a cloudy sky this afternoon and evening. Strong winds NW of 25 mpg, gusting to 40 mph. High 50. Chance of scattered, light rain showers after 4 p.m. with a chance of snowflakes mixing in after 7 p.m. Scattered, light rain/snow showers overnight.

K.W.S. singing the KC & The Sunshine Band 1979 hit "Please Don't Go" back in 1992 is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.