Kansas City Sunday Gathering: Local Crime Fight Hope, Fist Bump FAIL & Ivana Made MAGA

Once again we pay tribute to hottie Candice as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Community Desperate To Keep The Peace In Kansas City

'Think about how honorable life is': Group holds anti-violence rally in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) --- A previously planned 'stop the violence' rally had new meaning following Kansas City's 83rd homicide of 2022. "The Peace Patrol" put on Saturday's event at 12th and Paseo. It was aimed at empowering community members to help end crime and violence.

Building Urban Core

Small business owners building foundation for affordable, quality homes in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Christopher Stewart, born and raised in south Kansas City, is passionate about building a foundation for affordable living in KC. "If you're going to rent, you might as well rent something that is nice and updated, and that's our goal," Stewart said.

Midtown Crash Postscript

Motorcyclist dies after crash at 18th Street, Broadway Boulevard

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A male motorcyclist has died after an overnight crash at 18th Street and Broadway Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department says that at around 1:40 a.m. Sunday, the driver of a Harley Davidson was traveling northbound on Broadway at a high speed.

Talking New Strategy

KCMO leaders to implement strategy used in Omaha to reduce violent crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The busy basketball courts at Oak Park near East 44th Street and Agnes Avenue are a way Pat Clarke tries to keep the violence out of his neighborhood. "Especially when we witness kids 15, 16, 17 years old, walking around with guns on the inside of the shirts--that's how they carry them now," Pat Clarke, President of the Oak Park Neighborhood Association said.

Local Resource Reconsidered

"That's invaluable," Kansas City Center for Inclusion hopeful about 988 National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Saturday was the first day you could call 988 for the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.The Kansas City Center for Inclusion says the LGBTQ+ community sees a lot of people with mental health concerns and is hopeful this will help save lives.

Never Underestimate Love For The Angels

'Victoria's Secret' doc director astonished at how 'completely stupid and very successful' Angels campaign was

Believe it or not, Matt Tyrnauer, the director of Hulu's new three-part docuseries, Victoria's Secret: Angels and Demons, was unfamiliar with one of the company's once most powerful branding tools when he took on the project. "I can say that I might have been the last person in the western hemisphere to not even know about the Angels," Tyrnauer tells Yahoo Entertainment.

Crown Prince Scores Off Prez

Fist bump with MBS 'a win' for Biden: Saudi foreign minister

Joe Biden's controversial fist bump with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was "a win" for the US President, the Saudi foreign minister told CNN in an exclusive interview on Saturday.

Former Prez Trump Fam Shares Trash Talk

Donald Trump will "turn on everybody" if he is indicted: Mary Trump

Donald Trump would "turn on everybody" if he is indicted, his niece Mary Trump has said. Her comments come as speculation mounts that the former president could be indicted for his role in efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

MAGA Captain Contempt Redux

Steve Bannon heads to contempt trial for defying Jan. 6 committee. Here's a breakdown of his case.

The Trump ally's trial begins the same week the Jan. 6 committee plans to hold a hearing to detail a "minute by minute" account of Jan. 6.

Old School Rules?!?

It's time for the Democratic Party's geriatric leaders to relinquish power

"The world is very different now," John F. Kennedy proclaimed in his inaugural address in 1961. "And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue."


'Shock' Monkeypox Screw-Up Means We Now Face Two Pandemics

We blew our chance to quickly contain monkeypox. Now the dangerous virus is spreading fast all over the world. Health experts agree: the outbreak could soon qualify as a pandemic, if it doesn't already. And the situation is likely to get worse before it gets better.

COVID Keeps Mutating

BA.5 doesn't care that you just had Covid-19

The pattern has become all too familiar: A new version of the SARS-CoV-2 virus emerges and begins to dominate new Covid-19 cases, until it's replaced by an even more contagious version of the virus. This year, subvariants of the omicron variant of the virus have ruled cases in the US.

Vlad Fights Back

Russia strikes south Ukraine city, presses attacks in east

The Russian military has declared a goal to cut off Ukraine's entire Black Sea coast all the way to the Romanian border. If successful, such an effort would deal a crushing blow to the Ukrainian economy and trade and allow Moscow to secure a land bridge to Moldova's separatist region of Transnistria, which hosts a Russian military base.

Recession Is NOW

Wall St Week Ahead Recession fears loom over U.S. value stocks

NEW YORK, July 15 (Reuters) - Fears of a potential economic slowdown are clouding the outlook for value stocks, which have outperformed broader indexes this year in the face of surging inflation and rising interest rates.

The Lady Who Crafted The Don

Without Ivana, There's No 'The Donald'

Over the next decade, they would become New York's pre-eminent power couple - a status that in retrospect seems almost inevitable. Both had domineering, demanding fathers and were hyper-intense and driven; Donald's high-school coach said he was the most competitive kid he'd ever worked with, and Ivana broke several bones training for competitive skiing but refused to quit.

El Papa Offers Prayer Advice

Pope at Angelus: 'Listen to Jesus, everything else comes after' - Vatican News

At his Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis turns to the Liturgy and uses it to explain why listening to the words of Jesus must always be our priority, as it guides us towards everything else.

Ballers Play Word Salad

The Royals show they don't even understand what words mean

With the news that broke Wednesday night of this week, an alarming pattern that has reared its head repeatedly over the years hit critical mass. It is no longer possible to ignore each as an individual event, but we now must see them as a pattern of behavior among the leaders within the organization.

Kansas Tech Hype Cont'd

People in De Soto are excited for Panasonic's battery plant, but 'this is a big jump for us'

People in De Soto, Kansas, are feeling hopeful about the future of their town after Panasonic announced on July 13 that it will build a $4 billion plant in the town to make electric vehicle batteries for Tesla. Still, they have concerns about the environmental ramifications of the plant and how ready De Soto is to welcome thousands of newcomers.

Veggies Aren't Racist!!!

The Future of Food: Innovative KC Nonprofit Brings Fresh Food to Black Neighborhoods

Over 400,000 Kansas Citians live without access to healthy, affordable food. This current food desert landscape traces back to the legacy of redlining, systemic racism, and segregation, which has resulted in thousands of low-income, Black people experiencing severe food insecurity.

Local Growing Cash

Vote now: KC-area farmers markets up for $10K prize

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you have a favorite farmers market in the Kansas City metro, it's time to let others know. The America's Farmers Market Celebration showcases popular markets around the country that are helping make a difference for farmers, small businesses, and communities. Shoppers can vote for their favorite farmers market online.

Katie Calls Sunday

Saturday rain clears up after morning


Jackie Wilson - Higher and Higher - Live 1974 is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.