Kansas City Saturday Look: Prez Biden Trips To Europe As MAGA Claims SCOTUS Victory

Old school Brit hottie Charley inspires this quick voyage around the news world and a collection of pop culture, community news top headlines.

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Everybody Loves B-List Weekend

Big Slick Celebrity Weekend kicks off in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Celebrities from all over the country are in Kansas City this weekend to raise money for cancer research at Children's Mercy Hospital. This is the 13th season of Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, which has helped raise more than $12 million.

Future Of Journalism: Begging

When local journalism withers, corruption flourishes. The future of news is nonprofit

OPINION AND COMMENTARY Declining subscription and advertising revenue cannot adequately nourish the world-class journalism our society requires to function and improve. When I was growing up, my father proudly subscribed to five local newspapers.

Kansas City Real Estate Land Grab Coming Soon?!?

Once FBI moves to the Northland, how could its downtown field office site be repurposed? - Kansas City Business Journal

In fall 2023, the FBI will relocate its Kansas City field offices to the Northland from its Downtown home between the Quality Hill and Westside neighborhoods. That move could unlock significant new potential for more than four acres it will leave behind.

Hipsters Record Boozy Rambling

Streetwise podcast comes to you live from Boulevardia!

This week on the Streetwise podcast we have a wacky time at Boulevardia. This is a full show live recording from the podcast stage, featuring Nick Spacek from here at The Pitch and the following guests: Streetcar Donna, Joe Marrocco from The Roasterie, Matt LaBrier from Proper Cannabis, and Matt Wegerer from Whiskey Design.

Local Lady Soccer Stays Winning By Way Of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

50 years after Title IX, Kansas City Current lead charge into next 50 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Title IX became federal law 50 years ago Thursday when the Education Amendments of 1972 went into effect. Thirty-seven words that forever transformed the landscape of athletics for girls and women: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

Remembering Publishing Epoch

A Gen-Z guide to 'lads' mags'

Way before online porn and OnlyFans took over the NSFW space, there was the temporary phenomenon of 'lads' mags' that experienced a very short window of success and influence in the UK.What now feels like an ancient concept, the term described a magazine genre during the 1990s and early 2000s aimed ...

European Trip For Prez Biden

Biden heads to Europe amid domestic turmoil over abortion, guns

President Joe Biden departs for Europe on Saturday in an effort to stave off cracks in the Western alliance against Russia's invasion of Ukraine -- and shore up the global economy -- amid domestic turmoil over abortions and guns. Just after a historic Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v.

MAGA Reassures Americans

Trump praises Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, says ruling 'will work out for everybody'

EXCLUSIVE: Former President Trump praised the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade Friday, telling Fox News that the ruling "will work out for everybody." "This is following the Constitution, and giving rights back when they should have been given long ago," Trump told Fox News.

Markets Talking Comeback

The stock market is poised for a strong 2nd half of 2022 as the US economy avoids a recession and inflation gets cut in half, JPMorgan says

JPMorgan says the stock market is primed for strong returns in the second half of 2022. The bank expects the annualized inflation rate to get cut in half over the next few months. It said falling inflation would let central banks pivot "and avoid producing an economic downturn."

Gunfire Targeting Pride Fest Echoes Around The World

Two dead, 14 wounded in Norway nightclub shooting, police say

OSLO, June 25 (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 14 wounded on Saturday in a shooting at a nightclub and in nearby streets in Norway's capital Oslo, Norwegian police said. A suspect believed to be the sole perpetrator was apprehended, police told reporters.

Vaxx Decision Confronts Troops

Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

WASHINGTON (AP) - Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country - or about 13% of the force - have not yet gotten the mandated COVID-19 vaccine , and as the deadline for shots looms, at least 14,000 of them have flatly refused and could be forced out of the service.

Here's How We All Become Lizard People . . .

Could reptiles and amphibians hold the key to the fountain of youth?

When it comes to longevity, scientists have long suspected that scaly and slimy vertebrates have an edge. Galápagos tortoises, eastern box turtles, cave-dwelling salamanders known as olms, and a number of other reptiles and amphibians can live more than a century. And the oldest known land animal, a Seychelles giant tortoise named Jonathan, recently celebrated his 190th birthday.

Records Turn Tables On Tech

Manufacturers struggle to keep pace with vinyl record demand

The arrival of the compact disc nearly killed off record albums, with vinyl pressing machines sold, scrapped and dismantled by major record labels. Four decades later, with resuscitated record album sales producing double-digit annual growth, manufacturers are rapidly rebuilding an industry to keep pace with sales that reached $1 billion last year.

Killer Pens Tragic Conclusion

Brian Laundrie admitted to killing Gabby Petito in his notebook: report

Brian Laundrie admitted to killing girlfriend Gabby Petito in a notebook left in the Florida swamp where he committed suicide - but Laundrie insisted it was an act of "mercy," according to a report Friday. "I ended her life," he proclaims in the note, which was recovered by the FBI in October, according to Fox News.

Trans Community Meets El Papa

'We felt welcomed': Francis personally meets group of 'transgender' individuals in papal audience

Pope Francis reportedly welcomed a 43-year-old man who now lives as a woman, apparently sending an 'important message.' Fanpage.it/Vatican Media screenshot LifeSiteNews is on the cutting edge of life and family news reporting.

Hip-Hop Shares Crypto Scheme

Snoop Dogg and Eminem's Bored Ape music video is here to try and sell us on tokens

The last couple of weeks have had a lot of bad news for some in the "web3" space, but you wouldn't know it by looking at announcements in and around the recently-ended NFT.NYC and ApeFest 2022 events.

Reclaiming Pr0n Past

Woman's hubby fired from family firm after they hear she's an ex-adult actress

After Travis's family found out about Channon Rose's past, they fired him from his job at the family business when he refused to leave her - but the couple turned their misfortune into something amazing A woman's husband was fired from his job after his bosses found out she was an ex- porn star - leading the couple to move into a van and start posting vlogs for a living.

Kansas City QB Keeps Improving

Arrowheadlines: Patrick Mahomes is the NFL's 'scariest' quarterback

Five scariest quarterbacks entering 2022 NFL season; where Gronk ranks among top TEs of all time | NFL.com 1 - Patrick Mahomes Kansas City Chiefs · Age: 26 Do not let a sub-par 2021 campaign - by his incredibly high standards - overshadow the fear factor created by former regular season and Super Bowl MVP.

Local Ladies Make Beautiful Music

Kansas City jazz is nothing without its women. Here are the musicians you need to know

Jazz is part of Kansas City's DNA. But of the many historic and present day artists, how many women can you name?

Steamy Saturday Ahead

Spotty thunderstorms and hot temps Saturday

Saturday is another hot one for Kansas City. There's a daytime high of 95° with a heat index at104°. Scattered storms, some strong, make there way in towards the metro later afternoon into evening. As cooler air comes in, it should make the temperature pleasant for at least through Tuesday.

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