Kansas City #TBT News Flex: Bo Jackson Still Best, Prez Kamala & Local Love

Tonight we check just a bit more Jlo reporting along with pop culture, community news and top headline in order to quickly prove that there's more Summer hotness on this blog than any other "place" in this cowtown.

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Local Cash For Coding

Hack Midwest is back with $20K in prizes, space for tech talent to flex app-building muscles

Hack Midwest previously inspired Ben Barreth in 2012 to launch Home for Hackers - formerly a KCK-based space that rented room to developers in the first house in the world to obtain Google Fiber. The idea-launching coding event returns this weekend.

Kansas City Rebrands Gentrification

TEDxKC speaker will offer model to revitalize 'low-status' communities without displacement

Gentrification is a problem for some Kansas City residents. Areas of the city have improved to a level that makes it difficult for people to remain in their businesses or homes. Urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter believes this doesn't have to be the case.

Kansas City Tax & Spend Tradition Celebrated

Photos: KC City Council vs Jackson County Legislature softball game

KC City Council vs. Jackson County Legislature softball game. // Photo by Jim Nimmo Sports rivalries are a part of growing up in Kansas City. We all know that when the Raiders visit Chief's Kingdom, we turn out. Our parents and grandparents still debate the plays of the I-70 Series against the Cardinals.

Old School Well Remembered

Former Chiefs linebacker Jim Lynch has died

Another member of the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl IV team has died. According to longtime NFL reporter Rick Gosselin of the Talk of Fame network, linebacker Jim Lynch has died at the age of 76. RIP Jim Lynch, former Notre Dame All-America LB who became a Pro Bowler with KC Chiefs & starter on defense that won Super Bowl IV.

Iconic Baller Remains Heroic

Touched by Uvalde, Bo Jackson donated to pay for funerals

AUSTIN, Texas - Former sports superstar and Kansas City Royals player Bo Jackson helped pay for the funerals of the 19 children and two teachers killed in the Uvalde school massacre in May, revealing himself as one of the previously anonymous donors who covered costs for families after one of the deadliest classroom shootings in U.S.

Diva Stays Winning On Backend

Jennifer Lopez, 52, models a skimpy black swimsuit

Jennifer Lopez showed off her sculpted body in a new video shared to her JLo Beauty Instagram page on Thursday morning. The 52-year-old mogul said that 'something' new was coming to her beauty brand, which is likely a body product as her figure was the focus of the clip.

Prez Biden Power Move Against La Migra Blocked

Supreme Court won't allow Biden immigration policy to move forward

The Supreme Court rejected a policy by the Biden administration to prioritize the deportation of illegal immigrants who pose a threat to national security or public safety. In a 5-4 decision, the court's order freezes the policy for now, but justices said it would hear arguments on the case, likely in late November.

First Lady Testimony Considered

Melania Trump says she was 'fulfilling' official duties as first lady on Jan. 6: 'I always condemn violence'

EXCLUSIVE: Former first lady Melania Trump said Thursday that she was "fulfilling" her official duties as first lady of the United States of America on Jan. 6, 2021, telling Fox News Digital exclusively that had she been fully informed of the events taking place at the Capitol during the day, she "would have immediately denounced the violence."

Domino Theory Redux?!?

West must win in Ukraine because China is watching like a hawk, top U.K. spy says

In his first public interview on foreign soil, the chief of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service said Thursday that the West needs to "win" in Ukraine in part because the Chinese leadership is watching the war closely for lessons about how to achieve its goal of dominating Taiwan.

Internets Clowns Obvious

Joe Biden Has COVID And The Tweets About Kamala Harris Taking Over Are Here

On Thursday, President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID. Biden "will isolate at the White House and will continue to carry out all of his duties fully during that time," White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Thursday.

Kink Classic Reconsidered

Secretary: Why the kinky BDSM romance was a film landmark

Sexual candour is not a tradition of English-language filmmaking. Europe, especially France, has given us frank delicacies like Henri-Georges Clouzot's Woman in Chains (1968) an infinitely more erotic spiritual predecessor to Fifty Shades of Grey, in which a married woman enters an S&M relationship with a mysterious art gallerist; and Catherine Breillat's Romance (1999), which depicts a young teacher reacting to her sexually avoidant partner with a series of increasingly risky encounters with other men.

East Side History Approved

Kansas City Council approves plan to turn old Satchel Paige home into museum

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Council has unanimously approved a plan to turn the old Satchel Paige home into a museum. Vincent Gauthier said he's a big sports fan and likes urban redevelopment. "As a friend of mine shared with me the other day, this is kind of one of those magical moments," he said in an interview with FOX4 Thursday.

Community Shows Police Support

Memorial for slain North Kansas City officer Danny Vasquez continues to grow

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The memorial meant to honor officer Danny Vasquez, who was shot and killed on Tuesday, continues to grow. Members of the community have covered Vasquez's patrol vehicle with flowers, notes, balloons and other gifts. The tributes to Vasquez also continued.

Show-Me Celeb Watching

Missouri couple sees Affleck, Lopez at Vegas license bureau before wedding

LAS VEGAS - Every happily-married couple wants to remember their wedding day. A Missouri bride and groom will remember the day they tied the knot because of the other couple who said their I dos next to them. Brittany and Brennon Calvin traveled from St.

Weekend Weather Outlook

Humidity set to rise along with the temperature


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