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Cowtown Precrime Vigil Debuts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After a nearly two-year break because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a community violence prevention group is back to continue its mission. LightsOn KC recently relaunched its community initiative this Spring with a gathering at St. Luke's United Methodist Church.
Tribute For Taxpayer Doublecross
Kansas City Current Owners and National Champion KU Jayhawks Headline Honorees for This Year's Kansas City Sports Awards
Each year, the Kansas City Sports Commission recognizes outstanding individuals for their commitment to, and achievement in, sports. This year's honorees encompass coaches, players, and ownership. More importantly, journalists and broadcasters are being recognized for the role they play in sports.
Hipsters Talk It Over
This week on the Streetwise podcast we talk about our America's crushing week, enjoy a reading of Michael Cripe's story on The 501st Legion in KC, bop to Katy Guillen & The Drive's track "Set in Stone," and interview Briana Lawrence about cosplay and the anime con-circuit.
Kansas City Fashion Statement
For the last two years, the West 18th Street Fashion Show made pivoting to a pandemic-caused Plan B look easy. But this year we get to welcome back the show's iconic city block runway on June 11 for the 22nd annual show. "This summer we will be returning to our traditional runway with Summer Colosseum...
Practicing The Scales
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Zoo fans are sure to be champing at the bit with news that a brand new exhibit is set to open this weekend. Zoo guests will be able to check out five female American alligators at the Alligator Alley exhibit starting Saturday.
White House Forgets
President Biden Friday again made an exaggeration about the number of times he's been to the Middle East, as he gave a commencement speech to U.S. Naval Academy graduates in Maryland. "I've been in and out of Iraq and Afghanistan of over 40 I think 38 times," the president said.
USA Vs. NRA
HOUSTON, May 27 (Reuters) - Protesters holding signs and crosses with photos of victims from the Texas elementary school shooting protested Friday outside the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Houston, as the gun lobby came under pressure after the massacre.
Pandemic Hoarding Persists
High food prices and shortage fears are pushing many countries to limit their food exports.
Rocketman Suffers Smackdown
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. targeted two Russian banks Friday as part of new sanctions over alleged support for North Korea and its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The sanctions come after what the U.S. says were three new ballistic missile launches by North Korea on Tuesday, including one intercontinental ballistic missile.
All Tied Up
his week's most anticipated fashion moment was not Brooklyn Beckham's wedding finally appearing in Vogue, nor the latest red carpet "lewk" at the Cannes film festival. No, fashion observers were waiting for something that would be much more nuanced, more sophisticated - what on earth Kate Moss would wear to testify at her ex-boyfriend Johnny Depp's libel trial this week?
Celeb Weirdos Stay Winning
Kim Kardashian was seen in a very revealing top and leggings combination for a photoshoot for her shapewear brand SKIMS outside of her Los Angeles office on Friday. The 41-year-old reality star, whose estranged husband Kanye West has reignited the custody war over their four children, seemed entirely unbothered.
Remember To Save Local Animals
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The KC Pet Project is overwhelmed by the number of dogs being brought into the shelter every day. The shelter is at max capacity and hopes an adoption event this weekend will open up more space. Typically the shelter can handle about 130-140 dogs.
Kansas City Baseball Losing Redux
Bobby Witt Jr. had a big night with a single, triple, and home run and 3 RBI, but Royals pitchers struggled in a 10-7 loss to the Twins on Friday. It is the eighth time this year the Royals have given up double digits in runs to their opponent.
Forecast For Now
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