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Everybody Loves B-List Weekend
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 . . .
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
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 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
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
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
Kansas City QB Keeps Improving
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.
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
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
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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