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BBQ Trumps Bratwurst

Kansas City Chiefs to play in Germany in 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Football League announced Thursday the Kansas City Chiefs will make their debut in Germany in 2023. "We are incredibly excited to put the Kansas City Chiefs and all of Chiefs Kingdom on the international stage with a Germany game in 2023," Chiefs President Mark Donovan said in a press release.

More Deets On Payout

Kansas City will pay $1.4 million to families of people killed in Westport fire truck crash

Three people were killed when Kansas City firefighter Dominic Biscari crashed into a car, two pedestrians and a building in Westport more than a year ago. Under a settlement with the city, each of their families receive nearly $500,000 in compensation.

Downtown Construction Forever

Part of Highway 169 to close for over a year for Buck O'Neil Bridge project

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Drivers heading out of the Northland will have a more complicated morning commute in the near future. Crews will close a portion of U.S. 169 southbound for more than a year. The highway will be closed from the Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport to E.

Legend Inspires The Dotte

Ed Asner's Golden Globe to be on display at Wyandotte High School

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Wyandotte High School announced Tuesday the Golden Globe award of the late Ed Asner's will be loaned out to Wyandotte High School. The Golden Globe that will be loaned to the school will be the Asner's 1979 award for Best Television Actor in the famed TV show Lou Grant.

Smack Talk Showdown Awaits

Trevor Lawrence makes the mistake of questioning Arrowhead Stadium's crowd noise

Death. Taxes. And Arrowhead Stadium hitting 142.2 decibels. Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs are known far and wide for how loud they can get at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.In fact, most Kansas Citians know that Arrowhead holds the record for the loudest sports venue.

Lucky Bastard In The Burbs

$1 million winning Mega Millions ticket sold at Blue Springs Walmart

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - While someone in Maine won $1.35 billion in last week's Mega Millions drawing, there was still a lucky winner right here in the Kansas City area. Someone purchased a $1 million winning ticket in Blue Springs for the Jan. 13 drawing.

Toy Train Ramps Up Hours

KC Streetcar extends Sunday, weeknight hours ahead of event-filled spring

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The KC Streetcar announced Wednesday that it is extending its hours of operation Sunday through Thursday beginning next week. The decision is in response to RideKC's expectation that ridership will increase in the coming months. Beginning next Monday, the KC Streetcar will from from 6 a.m.

Puppers Need New Homes

29 'neglected' Cass County dogs officially in Humane Society of Missouri custody

Twenty-nine dogs a judge deemed in 'neglected' condition are now in the full legal custody of the Humane Society of Missouri after deputies seized them from a property south of Pleasant Hill in December. The development comes after their former owner Kalen K.

Kansas City Selfie Celebration Starts

Union Station Goes Big with Photo-Ops for the 2023 Chiefs Playoff Season Starting January 20 - In Kansas City

If you think back to the last few years of the Kansas City Chiefs playoff seasons, you might picture the selfies many Kansas Citians have taken next to the giant "Chiefs Kingdom" installation Union Station puts up each year. On Friday, January 20, you'll have your moment to get that photo, plus more photo-ops than...

Glam Life Forever . . . 

Inside Page 3 models' wild holidays - from sexy Ibiza trips to Benidorm bikinis

Plenty of Brits jet off on holiday last year to somewhere sunny. As a nation we're all about sun, sea and sand - and you can find some great deals right now from Loveholidays or Lastminute too. Those looking for cheap flights should hit up the Ryanair and easyJet flight sales.

White House Waits Out Fading American Attention Span

Biden says 'no regrets' over classified doc handling: 'Nothing there'

President Biden said Thursday he has "no regrets" about his handling of classified documents that were discovered at his home and former Washington, D.C. office. The president made the remarks while touring California to assess the damage from a series of recent winter storms that pummeled the state.

MAGA Legal Aftermath

Judge sanctions Trump, Habba nearly $1 million for 'completely frivolous' Clinton suit

The judge ordered Trump and Habba to pay $938,000 to cover the legal costs for the 31 defendants Trump linked in his year-old lawsuit. It's the second time Middlebrooks has sanctioned Habba in the Clinton lawsuit. The first time was a $50,000 order sought by a single defendant, Charles Dolan.

Republicans Work It Out

Institutional anarchy prevails in the GOP House

The new Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives had barely settled in when Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen lobbed a hand grenade into the GOP caucus bunker. She announced that the U.S. could default on its debt this week unless the government takes "extraordinary" steps and Congress raises the national debt limit.

Alleged Diva Denies It

Santos, who lauded Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' bill, denies claims he performed as drag queen

Embattled Rep. George Santos, who's facing calls to resign over a string of lies and exaggerations about his background, has denied reports that he performed as a drag queen years ago in Brazil.

Vlad Ends The World?!?

Putin ally Medvedev warns NATO of nuclear war if Russia is defeated in Ukraine

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, an ally of Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin, warned NATO on Thursday that the defeat of Russia in Ukraine could trigger a nuclear war. Striking a similar tone at what he described as an anxious time for the country, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church said trying to destroy Russia would mean the end of the world.

COVID Consequences Killed

Record number of people died from alcohol and drug use during the pandemic: StatsCan | CBC News

The number of people who died due to alcohol increased to "new highs" during the COVID-19 pandemic, Statistics Canada says in data published today. The federal agency's preliminary data shows that in 2019, before the pandemic, 3,200 deaths related to alcohol were recorded.

Celebrate Slice Of Life

This could be the world's biggest ever pizza with 68,000 slices

An army of chefs come together at the Los Angels Convention centre to create the delicious display.

Warthog Loses It All In The End

Ron Jeremy Escapes Rape Trial Due To "Incurable Neurocognitive Decline," Judge Says; Ex-Porn Star Faced Over 300 Years Behind Bars If Found Guilty

Almost a year after his mental health was called into question, former porn star Ron Jeremy has been officially deemed incompetent to stand trial on multiple rape charges. In a hearing today at a Hollywood Boulevard courthouse, Judge Ronald S.

Heart Clogger Feast For Sale

New food items announced for Arrowhead ahead of Chiefs divisional playoff game

Kansas City Chiefs fans headed to Arrowhead Stadium for the team's Divisional Round playoff game will have some new food offerings on their hands. Ahead of the Chiefs and Jacksonville Jaguars matchup, Aramark Sports + Entertainment announced two new concession offerings.

Silicon Prairie Persists . . . 

KC-built NFT startup merges with news outlet to 'create clarity out of chaos' in volatile industry

It's time for the NFT industry and digital economy to grow up, said Randy Wasinger, announcing the merger of CryptoSlam and Forkast.News - a move meant to help tame a "Wild West" ecosystem "full of promise, glory and painful outcomes for many" via on-chain data analytics and journalism.

Mecole Can't Make It This Week

Chiefs vs. Jaguars final injury report: Who is available for Kansas City?

Each practice day of the season, the Kansas City Chiefsrelease an official injury report leading up to the next game. In the AFC's Divisional Round, Kansas City hosts the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

80s Cinema Flashback

A Kansas City couple just bought the famous Goonies House in Oregon

A Kansas City entrepreneur has bought the house from the 1985 cult classic film The Goonies. The home is in Astoria, Oregon and is one of the main tourism draws in the blue-collar port town along the Columbia River.

Hipsters Hype Mutts

Creature Feature: Mallorie and Rory are queens looking for their castles

Mallorie is a gentle floof. // Courtesy Scott Poore Mallorie Mallorie mothered two beautiful babies and learned that indoor life and humans are good. Her babies were both adopted, but Mallorie is still waiting to find the love of her life. She's made a miraculous transformation and is 100% ready to be someone's loyal pet.

Forecast For Now . . . 

Cold and dry conditions ahead of the weekend


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