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Imagine Downtown KC Strategic Plan - Quarterly Meeting, 1.26.2023 - Downtown Council of Kansas City

Editor's Note: To inform members and interested stakeholders about progress on the implementation of the Imagine Downtown KC Strategic Plan , the Downtown Council of Kansas City provides updates from the quarterly Implementation Committee meetings . Imagine Downtown KC - Implementation Committee: 1.26.2023 Members of the Imagine Downtown KC 2030 Strategic Plan Implementation team met on Jan.

Cowtown Dude Runaround

Kansas City man arrested following manhunt in Cass County

A Kansas City, Mo., man is in custody in Cass County following a manhunt on Friday morning near Cleveland, Mo. Dylan Lancaster, 25, is being held on several active warrants and awaiting formal charges. Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff's Office were called Friday around 9:45 a.m.

Trouble In The Dotte

Former Wyandotte County deputy who got into fight at gas station loses police license

A former deputy in Wyandotte County has had his police license revoked after an altercation with a security guard. Shayne Henre was employed with the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office from July 2016 to November 2020. Early on Aug.

Acting Out Tragic History 

Play in Kansas City tells forgotten history of Black Wall Street, Tulsa Race Massacre

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A performance in Kansas City, Missouri, is telling the story of Black Wall Street in Tulsa's Greenwood neighborhood. The sprawling, self-sufficient community was burned to the ground and bombed by a white mob just over a century ago.

Another Greasy Deep Dive

It's soup season! Grab your spoon and try out these Kansas City restaurants

This story was first published in KCUR's Adventure! newsletter. You can sign up to receive stories like this in your inbox every Tuesday. It's soup season for sure right now. Soup is the ultimate comfort food, inspiring nostalgia, providing relief from the elements, and even consoling us during difficult moments.

Celeb Shows Off Pink Fashions

Charlotte McKinney was happy to pose in pink lingerie for Larroude

Charlotte McKinney has landed one of her most scintillating ad campaigns of her long career. On Friday the blonde beauty from Orlando, Florida was seen posing in skimpy lingerie to plug a major shoe brand, a month after she was spotted at the photo shoot in Miami.

Old School Prez Forever?!?

Many voters think Biden is too old for a second term. The White House isn't worried

subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast Republican strategist Sarah Longwell spends a lot of time these days talking to swing voters. "They're pro-Biden, they like Biden," Longwell said, describing the current mood of focus group participants who voted for former President Donald Trump in 2016, but shifted to vote for President Biden in 2020.

MAGA Defends Itself

Trump seeks to block past accusers from testifying in defamation trial

Former President Donald Trump is asking the Southern District Court of New York to block two women who previously accused him of sexual assault from testifying in a defamation trial this spring. Author E. Jean Carroll, who alleges Trump raped her in the 1990s, filed a defamation suit against the former president after he denied...

Veep Condemns Vlad

US formally accuses Russia of crimes against humanity in Ukraine, Harris says

Press play to listen to this article MUNICH - The United States has determined that Russia is committing crimes against humanity in Ukraine, Vice President Kamala Harris announced Saturday, the latest salvo in the West's effort to hold Moscow accountable for its wartime atrocities.

Science Disputes Mandates

Face masks made 'little to no difference' in preventing spread of COVID: study

The stance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on face masks has taken many twists and turns throughout the COVID pandemic. After initially claiming face coverings weren't necessary, the CDC changed course in April 2020, calling on all Americans - even children as young as 2 - to mask up.

Economic Recovery Almost

Amazon will send workers back to the office under a hybrid work model

Amazon wants to send its corporate employees back to the office. Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic forced companies to send workers home, Amazon said Friday it plans to require employees to be in office for at least three days a week, starting on May 1.

Iran From Civil Unrest

Iran protesters march in several cities in mourning for executed men

Iran has seen its most widespread anti-government protests in weeks, after small crowds marched overnight in Tehran and a number of other cities. Videos showed people chanting "Woman, life, freedom" and "Death to Khamenei" - a reference to the Supreme Leader.

Victims Resurrected

Survivors still being rescued from the rubble 11 days after Turkey earthquakes, but some in rebel-held Syria "have no hope left"

Rescuers have pulled a child, a woman and two men alive from the wreckage of buildings in Turkey almost 11 full days after devastating earthquakes hit the region. The massive 7.8-magnitude temblor and another powerful quake nine hours later destroyed thousands of buildings across southern Turkey and northern Syria, killing more than 41,000 people.

As Soon As He Apologizes For Shanghai Surprise

Sean Penn says US has to accept 'level of shame' for not arming Ukraine faster

Sean Penn said the US has to accept "a level of shame" for not helping Ukraine with weapons supplies quicker at the premiere of his documentary about president Voldoymyr Zelenskiy and the war in Berlin.

Disco Hip-Hop Debut

Latto Drops Video for New Song "Lottery" f/ Lu Kala

Latto kicks off the weekend with new music. Shortly after delivering her "Smoking on My Ex Pack" freestyle, the ATL rapper returned with "Lottery," a disco-infused single and music video featuring Congolese-Canadian singer Lu Kala. Latto previewed the joint via Instagram last month, when she shared a video of her throwing cash in the studio alongside Cam and model Brooklyn Nikole.

Encouraging Perspective On Saturday Night Routine

The Exhausted Parent's Guide to Having Great Sex More Often

In my relationship, reserving the energy to access our erotic personas has required establishing some structure. Here are a few of our (loose!) rules, plus two sex therapists' advice on keeping it hot when you're a tired-out parent. Touch as much as possible throughout the day.

Diva Returns To Cowtown

P!NK's Trustfall tour includes stop at Kansas City's T-Mobile Center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -P!nk is bringing her TRUSTFALL Tour to Kansas City's T-Mobile Center this fall. The 14-city tour kicks off Oct. 12 with P!NK stopping in Kansas City on Friday, Oct. 27. Tickets for The TRUSTFALL Tour will be available starting with Citi and Verizon presales beginning Tuesday, Feb 21.

Credit To Local Generosity

Jason Kelce on donations: 'Chiefs Kingdom sure knows how to win with class'

Kansas City Chiefs fans have raised nearly $150,000 for the foundation of Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce. Jason Kelce, the brother of Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, launched a foundation to help provide financial support and increased visibility for charitable organizations that help children in Philadelphia's public schools.

Parking Turnaround Disputed

Country Club Plaza aims to stop use of parking variance for Jack Henry Building - Kansas City Business Journal

The Plaza owners contend that the city intends to deploy a parking variance for the redevelopment of the Jack Henry Building, saying it will cause spillover issues elsewhere in the shopping district. The city dismissed an appeal of potential use of the 1991 variance in December.

Kansas City Cups Investigated

One Tank Trips: The Roasterie

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In 1993, Danny O'Neill founded The Roasterie in the basement of his Brookside home in Kansas City, Missouri. Since then, the company has grown into a local gem, serving up specialty coffee to restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, hospitals, offices, high schools and universities.

Katie Calls The Weekend

Cold start, but things warm up Saturday with sprinkles possible


Latto - Lottery is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.