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Hopeful Cowtown Bus Stop Commerce Plan Debuts

Kansas City looks to enhance transit-oriented development along Prospect bus line

The Kansas City Council on Thursday approved a $500,000 contract to study reinvestment and development along the Prospect MAX bus route. The council voted 10-3 in favor of the ordinance, with Councilmembers Theresa Loar, Dan Fowler and Brandon Ellington voting no. They did not explain their votes.


Police recover 'enormous amount' of items stolen from storage units in Kansas City metro

If you have a storage unit in the Kansas City metro, you might want to check it. Kansas City, Missouri police have recovered a large number of items they say were stolen in an elaborate scheme. KMBC 9 found out how officers made the discovery and how you can get your property back.

Show-Me Weed Future

Five Ways Missouri's Young Medical Marijuana Industry is Already Innovating

Missouri's medical cannabis program has been almost universally praised as a stunning success. Here are five surprising innovations from local companies.

Celebrate Rock Chalk Tax Cuts

Kansas Gov. Kelly signs bill adjusting property tax rates

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed into law a bill that changes property, sales and income tax laws Thursday. "HB 2239 increases the residential property tax exemption, prorates some personal property taxes, provides homestead property tax refunds to eligible taxpayers, and broadens the property tax reduction authority of county commissioners for property destroyed by disaster," a release from the governor's office said.

Home Ownership History Stays Losing

Black-owned housing near 18th & Vine set a national example. But now it can't be saved

OPINION AND COMMENTARY Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent from the work of our newsroom reporters. The door may be closing on Parade Park Homes, one of the oldest Black-owned housing cooperatives in the country.

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Brooke Burke, 50, shows off her incredible bikini body in Malibu

Brooke Burke has an incredible figure thanks to daily workouts and clean eating. And the 50-year-old Dancing With The Stars vet showed off her shape again on Wednesday as she posed in a yellow bikini in Malibu for an image posted to Instagram.

Unpacking Social Media Stock Games

Tesla CEO Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is offering to buy Twitter, saying the social media platform he has criticized for not living up to free speech principles needs to be transformed as a private company. Twitter Inc.

Gen Z Cancels Prez?!?

Biden Job Approval Down Most Among Younger Generations

Story Highlights Biden job approval down roughly 20 points among Gen Z, millennials Traditionalists show no change in Biden job approval since early 2021 Younger adults now less likely than older adults to approve of Biden WASHINGTON, D.C.

Court Decries MAGA

Judge slams Trump as 'charlatan' after jury finds Jan. 6 rioter guilty on all counts

A federal judge in D.C. on Thursday delivered a scathing rebuke of former President Donald Trump and expressed dismay over the state of American politics just moments after a jury found a defendant charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot guilty on all charges.

Sinking Feeling For Russia

Russian flagship missile cruiser 'seriously damaged' after blast in Black Sea

In his latest nightly address, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy predicted that the Russian leadership will either seek peace, or would leave the international arena forever. He also called again for an oil embargo from his European counterparts. "The European Union must stop sponsoring Russia's military machine," he said in the speech.

Old School Fling Evokes Anger

Justin Timberlake Had The Most Bizarre Reaction When Asked About Britney's Pregnancy & Fans Are Baffled

Last month, Britney lashed out at Justin for weaponizing her name for "fame & attention" in a shady Instagram post that was quickly deleted. The 40-year-old star admitted that she and her fiancé, Sam Asghari, initially thought that she'd had a "food baby." We were stunned when she took a test that confirmed she is pregnant.

Diva Celebrates Comeback

Vanessa Williams on Playing the First Lady in Her Return to Broadway

After eight years away, Vanessa Williams is making her return to Broadway as the first lady and one of "the women in charge of the man in charge of the free world" in POTUS, a new comedy from playwright Selina Fillinger.

Pitch Helps Pets

Creature Feature: Meg March and Blossom will make your heart bloom

Meg March is the purrfect spring kitty. // Courtesy of Scott Poore and Great Plains SPCA This week's "Creature Feature" is all thanks to the help of Scott Poore of Mission Driven. Meg March is a two-and-a-half-year-old domestic shorthair cat. She is currently staying at Melissa's Second Chances and has been waiting for a new home the longest.

Northeast Move Out

Eans family says adiós to Happy Gillis, plans move to Spain

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted society in ways that may not be fully understood for years to come. It has many reconsidering what makes them happy and encouraging them to seize opportunities. For the Eans family, that means leaving the business they've poured years of hard work into behind and moving to Valencia, Spain.

Weekend Sneak Peek . . . 

Rain this weekend could affect Easter plans

Kansas City is sunny and windy with elevated fire risk through Thursday night. Mostly clear skies for the rest of the day and evening.Thursday night, things get cool with temperatures falling into the 40s. Partly cloudy conditions will continue overnight.There is a slight chance of light rain showers Friday morning.

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