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Kansas City Football Renaissance Celebrated

Chiefs-Bengals rapid reaction: Chris Jones, redemption and the golden age of Kansas City football

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, clinching the AFC Championship. With the win, the Chiefs advance to the Super Bowl, where they will take on the NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles. Sunday marked the kind of day at Arrowhead that would require everybody - from No.

Match-Up Set

Super Bowl LVII Set: Philadelphia Eagles Will Meet The Kansas City Chiefs At State Farm Stadium

It's official, the Philadelphia Eagles will be meeting with the Kansas City Chiefs for Super Bowl LVII. The NFL teams will match up at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday, February 12, 2023, on Fox. The Eagles dominated the San Francisco 49ers in the 2023 NFC Championship Game with a final score of 7-31.

Hire The Troops

Career fair for veterans, military spouses takes place on Jan. 31

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A job fair geared toward veterans will take place Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 at the Overland Park Convention Center. The Greater Kansas City Veterans Career Fair begins at 9 a.m. with a workshop for transitioning military members. Human resource specialists will help job seekers improve their resum├ęs and LinkedIn pages at 10 a.m.

South Side Transition Works Out

Holding court: athletic club brings fun and fitness to former US Toy facility

Walk into SW19 Academy, and you'll hear upbeat tunes and banging of tennis rackets and pickleball paddles. Located in part of the old US Toy building at I-435 and State Line Road, SW19's fun environment and convenient court access attract players of all types. Owner Daryl Wyatt bought the club in May 2022.

Always At Risk On Local Streets

Blue Springs police officer injured in crash responding to call

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a driver hit a Blue Springs Police officer's patrol car. The crash happened Saturday around 3:20 a.m. as the officer responded to a call. The Blue Springs Police Department said the officer suffered minor injuries, but is expected to recover.

Chill About Ur Resolutions

Our five favorite bonbons in KC

We visited chocolatiers around Kansas City find the best bonbons.

Remembering Iconic Angel Moment

Victoria's Secret model Lais Ribeiro has stretch marks and the internet is loving it

Even an angel is not perfect. Brazilian supermodel Lais Ribeiro graced this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show catwalk in China wearing the coveted Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra. But it wasn't the $2 million jeweled bra that her fans are admiring. It's the model's stretch marks that have the internet singing her praises.

Prez Polling Bump Persists

Public sees Biden cooperating with documents investigation; job approval remains unchanged - CBS News poll

Slightly more Americans think the Biden administration is handling the classified documents investigation well than badly, with most saying President Biden has tried to cooperate with it. The situation is not impacting Mr. Biden's broader ratings. His job approval rating remains unchanged in recent weeks.

Cash Conversation Restarts

McCarthy and Biden to meet on spending and debt ceiling; McCarthy says there will be no default

Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he is set to meet with President Joe Biden on Wednesday to discuss the Republican House majority's views on federal government spending and raising the country's borrowing limit in order to avoid a debt default.

MAGA Insults Abound

Trump hits DeSantis: He's a Covid skeptic phony

"She called me and said she'd like to consider it. And I said you should do it," Trump told reporters, noting that Haley once said she would not get in the race if Trump runs again. But Haley may be only a modest challenge for Trump going forward.

Euro-War Backpedaling

Germany warns against arms race as Ukraine pushes for missiles, jets

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is warning against a race to arm Ukraine with high-powered weapons as Ukraine ramps up its calls for fighter jets and long-range missiles. Scholz engineered a breakthrough with President Biden to send modern tanks to Ukraine earlier this month, but has said fighter jets is a non-starter.

Vlad Flexed On Brits?!?

Ukraine: Boris Johnson says Putin threatened him with missile strike

By James Landale, diplomatic correspondent, & William McLennan Boris Johnson has said Vladimir Putin threatened him with a missile strike in an "extraordinary" phone call in the run up to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The then-prime minister said Mr Putin told him it "would only take a minute".

COVID Checkout Crisis Cont'd

Absence from work at record high as Americans feel strain from Covid

or many Americans it feels like everyone is out sick right now. But there is a good reason: work absences from illness are at an all-time annual high in the US and show few signs of relenting. And it's not just acute illness and caregiving duties keeping workers away.

Honoring Local Legacy

The forgotten legacy of Muriel Kauffman's dedication to the arts, sports, and KC's sprawling foundation

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The Kauffman name resides in multiple places across the KC Metro. Nearly everyone recognizes Ewing Kauffman as the owner of the Kansas City Royals baseball team, but many Kansas Citians don't know of the story of his wife, Muriel.

Another Arctic Item

Areas southeast of Kansas City included in winter weather advisory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Portions of the greater Kansas City area, including Warrensburg and Sedalia, are included in a winter weather advisory. The National Weather Service issued the advisory that runs through 8 a.m. Monday. KSHB 41 Weather chief meteorologist Mike Nicco says freezing drizzle could lead to areas of black ice.

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