For our beloved late night denizens we collect more than a few notes that might not be good for the morning but still offer s something to think about until the sun comes up.
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Coming Out Swinging
On Pride Night, the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 on the back of a strong and cohesive offensive performance. The pitching staff tried to give it back, but the offense just wouldn't quit. If you want to take an optimistic view of the Royals, you have to start with the young core position player group.
Help Wanted Finding Party Pix
Kansas City police say a happy couple's special day has a sting of disappointment after their wedding photos were stolen from their photographer.On May 14, police say Blakely Swanson Clement married her high school sweetheart at Our Lady of Sorrows Church followed by a reception in the West Bottoms.KCPD say hours later, a criminal would steal away a MacBook and memory card containing the newlywed's wedding photos.Clement's wedding photographer, is from Saint Louis and was in town for the wedding, scheduled a sunrise shoot with a different couple at Loose Park the following morning.
Baller Picks Priorities
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Former Kansas City Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is hanging up his helmet, at least for now. Duvernay-Tardif announced he is starting his medical residency at McGill University next month. In an Instagram post, LDT wrote that it's been four years since he graduated from medical school.
Today's Teachable Moment
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nationally, research shows that on average, a teacher leaves a classroom after five years. But teacher retention rates for Latino teachers show it's after three years. In KSHB 41's latest Two Americas, Megan Abundis reports how an education nonprofit in Kansas City, Missouri, is fighting to support Latino educators.
Early Start For Activist
The race for city council is slowly coming to an end, and Justin Short is one of the candidates in line. Short grew up in the Northland and spent much of his time in Missouri before finding a career in the cruise industry. Now he is back and hoping to make a change in the community.
Latina Slap Fight After Back To Back Competition
Jennifer Lopez reveals in her new doc, Halftime, that she thought co-headlining the Super Bowl halftime show with Shakira was a bad idea 'This was the worst idea in the world,' Jennifer snaps. She added later: 'This is something I have been working for and hoping for for years.'
Prez Picking Sides?!?!
The Biden administration announced a dramatic yet partial reversal of Donald Trump's closure of the consulate to the Palestinians in Jerusalem by opening a "U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs" in the city. Biden's move is viewed by some as rewarding the Palestinian leadership after a wave of terrorism during which two Palestinians wielding an ax and knife murdered three Israelis in the town of Elad in May.
MAGA Family Drama Alleged
Is Donald Trump watching the first night of the January 6 committee's public hearings? As one of the most famous narcissists in history, it's hard to imagine he's not. And if he has indeed tuned in, he can't be thrilled by how the proceedings have begun, i.e.
Supplies Debate Amid Proxy War
Ukraine's deputy head of military intelligence has said Ukraine is losing against Russia on the frontlines and is now almost solely reliant on weapons from the west to keep Russia at bay. "This is an artillery war now," said Vadym Skibitsky, deputy head of Ukraine's military intelligence.
COVID Check Coming Soon?!?
SHANGHAI, June 10 (Reuters) - China's commercial hub of Shanghai faces an unexpected round of mass COVID-19 testing for most residents this weekend - just 10 days after a city-wide lockdown was lifted - unsettling residents and raising concerns about the impact on business.
Hottie Wisely Opts Out
Lana Rhoades says she would never return to her porn career, no matter how much money she is offered. The former adult entertainer does not look back on her time in the industry with great fondness, and has spoken out previously about the trauma she experienced.
Crafting Artsy Assistance
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - People in Kansas City only has a few more hours to enjoy the 150+ heart art installations scattered throughout the metro as part of the Parade of Hearts campaign. The structures will start to be removed June 11 so they can be auctioned off online, with some being auctioned in person, by June 17.
Cowtown Design Double Check
Game 3 of the NBA finals will be Wednesday night on KMBC. As the series heads back to Boston, talk of an NBA team returning to Kansas City is once again at the forefront after a design by graphic designer, Robbie Poulain."I figured well with my ability, I may as well just do it myself, mock everything up, make it look as realistic as possible," Poulain said.
Sprinkles Forecast . . .
Scattered showers are expected overnight heading into Friday for the Kansas City. It will be an impact day for the early morning hours in the area. Severe weather is unlikely, but there are storms expected. Lingering clouds Friday bring highs in the upper 70s. More sunshine Saturday and Sunday with highs in the mid-80s.
Thinking About The Big Picture
Astronomers have detected a strange radio signal coming from another galaxy, nearly 3 billion light-years away from Earth. This is the second time ever that such a repeating signal was detected by scientists. Researchers detected a new Fast Radio Bursts (FRB), known as FRB 20190520B.
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