Kansas City Weekend News Lights: Royals Win & GOP Thinks Prez Biden Is A Joke

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Cowtown Tops Colorado

Royals hitters take advantage of Coors Field, sloppy Rockies defense in 14-10 win

Coors Field has a reputation for being the best hitter's park in the game, making it the perfect pick-me-up for the dormant Royals offense. The bats woke up, taking advantage of the high altitude, spacious outfield, and hilariously bad Rockies defense to score a season-high in runs in a 14-10 win over Colorado Friday night.

Local Love For Warzone

Heart to Heart sends shipping containers converted into mobile hospitals to Ukraine

A state-of-the-art medical facility is on its way to Ukraine from Lenexa. It's exactly what doctors and nurses need right now.KMBC's Haley Harrison was given a chance to look inside this traveling hospital.The Russians have destroyed nearly 600 medical clinics and 100 hospitals. Outside, it's a shipping container.

Class Act Kansas City Newsie Now Works For Community

Cynthia Newsome stepping away from anchor desk; will focus on expanding community partnerships

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After 25 years behind the desk at KSHB 41, longtime anchor Cynthia Newsome will transition to her full-time role as Community Relationships Director in June. "While I will miss my time on the air, this new chapter will allow me to continue connecting with so many people throughout Kansas City," Newsome said Friday.

Everybody Ready To Gamble???

KC-area restaurants, sports arenas react to legalized sports betting in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Kansas City-area business owners and sports arenas are weighing in on the conversation with legalized sports gambling coming to Kansas as early as this fall. So what does that mean when you walk into a Kansas restaurant and want to throw down a little money on the Chiefs?

The Dotte Double Take

KCK mayor reverses position and announces national search for new county administrator

Mayor Tyrone Garner called for a nationwide search for a new county administrator Thursday, reversing his position a week after abruptly ending a special session where Unified Government commissioners had requested a search be launched.

Jordyn Works Social Media

12 Things You Never Knew About Super-Talented TikTok Star Jordyn Jones

Jordyn Jones is a singer, actress, and dancer. She's become a TikTok sensation and often comes up in the "For You" page - the landing page of TikTok, i.e. if you land there, major eyeballs will be on your content and videos.

Who Laughs Last?!?

GOP laughs off Biden's 'ultra-MAGA' attack, calling it 'hilarious'

"Ultra MAGA." "MAGA King." President Joe Biden, who dodged the words "Donald Trump" for more than a year, has suddenly integrated the Trump political movement into his daily lexicon. While the White House is employing the tactic purposefully, it doesn't mean it's about to engage in culture wars.

How Quick They Forget TP

Laura Ingraham Asks Why There Was No Hoarding Under Trump. Twitter Explodes.

Laura Ingraham asked with a straight face on Thursday why there was no hoarding under former President Donald Trump, prompting outraged people on Twitter to jog the Fox News host's memory. (Watch the video below.) Ingraham used the current baby formula shortage to assert her blatant falsehood.

New York Second Guesses Prez

Bill de Blasio says GOP connects better with Americans than Biden, Democrats

Republicans have a clearer message and connect with voters better than do Democrats and President Biden, New York City's left-leaning, ex-mayor Bill de Blasio, said Friday.

Comment Crusade Clap Back

Tech groups ask Supreme Court to put Texas social media censorship law on hold

Two prominent lobbying groups representing the tech industry's biggest companies are asking the US Supreme Court to step in and block a Texas law that lets the state's residents sue large social media platforms for alleged censorship, two days after a federal appeals court allowed the law to take effect.

MAGA Mercy For Youngsters

'Heartbreaking': Melania Trump blames 'leadership' for baby formula shortage

Former First Lady Melania Trump called t he national shortage of baby formula "heartbreaking," blaming "leadership" for the latest Biden administration crisis to hit Americans where it hurts. "It's heartbreaking to see that they are struggling and the food is not available for children in 21 st century, in the United States of America," Trump says in a "Fox & Friends Weekend" interview set to air Sunday.

Holy Land Hot Mess Cont'd

Police clash with mourners at Palestinian journalist's funeral

JERUSALEM, May 13 (Reuters) - Israeli police clashed with Palestinian mourners packed around the coffin of killed Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh at the start of her funeral procession in Jerusalem on Friday. Masked police officers faced scores of flag-waving and chanting Palestinians in the compound of St.

Rocketman Confronts Worsening Plague

North Korea announces first Covid deaths amid 'explosive' outbreak

North Korea has announced an "explosive" Covid-19 outbreak that has likely killed six people and infected more than 350,000, according to state media, prompting fears of an impending and deadly crisis in the isolated and impoverished nation.

Rumors Of War Redux

Russia Loses 'Entire Batallion' on Blown Up Bridge, Says Ukraine

Now in its 79th day of its Ukraine invasion, Russia is continuing its offensive -and still wracking up heavy losses of hardware and personnel. Nowhere is that more evident than along the banks of the Siverskyi Donets River in the Luhansk region, where fighting is raging and Ukraine blew up a Russian battalion attempting to cross a bridge earlier in the week.

Crypto Smack Down Requested

Porn Star "Punishes" Man for Buying NFTs

Crypto fiends have been bad, bad boys - and one porn star is finally putting them in their place. In an essay for The Daily Beast , adult film actor Cherie DeVille describes why she decided to drop a video of her dominating a man out of buying non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and cryptocurrency, encouraging him instead to invest in more stable financial instruments.

Kansas City Drinking Game Improves

Up All Night: A Celebration of the Espresso Martini

Last month, Kansas City magazine hosted Up All Night: A Celebration of the Espresso Martini with 9th & State in the West Bottoms.

Fun Times Recycled

Couple opens used Lego store in Overland Park

It was a Kansas City couple's dream to turn their hobby into a business. On Friday, they opened the metro's first used-Lego store.The word is out.

Fans Fear Hard Times

Predicting the Chiefs' final record for the 2022 NFL season

Even though NFL OTAs haven't even started, we're ready to assign wins and losses to each team's just-released schedule. It might be excessive, but it's fun! So let's look at the Kansas City Chiefs ' 2022 regular-season schedule, predicting outcomes to come up with a final record at the end.

Police Host Ballers

KCPD hosts Friday night hoops to foster community ties

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, city leaders hope to build trust in order to reduce crime through community policing. Some of those connections being made on a basketball court. KCPD's East Patrol opened its doors for some hoops on Friday night.

Forecast For Tomorrow

Saturday will be mostly sunny, high near 86


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