Kansas City News Face Off: Flights Of Fancy, Polyamory Reconsidered & Local Warmup

Right now celebs Kim & Kylie get a bit too personal with recent promo according to fans as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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KCFD Fights School Fire This Morning

Fire reported at old Smith-Hale Middle School

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Kansas City Fire Department has responded to a fire at the old Smith-Hale Middle School at Longview and Raytown roads. First responders have not reported any injuries, but firefighters did have to pull out from inside the building and fight the flames from the outside.

Golden Ghetto Gets Slightly More Expensive For Drivers

Overland Park breaks ground on 69Express toll lane project

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - State and city leaders broke ground Thursday on a much anticipated change in Overland Park. Overland Park approved a plan to add toll lanes to U.S. 69 Highway in 2021. Road crews will spend the next two years building express lanes along the highway from 103rd Street to 151st Street.

Lesson In Rebuilding History

Redevelopment plans presented for Scarritt School site

Michael BushnellPublisher The Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association met Thursday evening to discuss two new development proposals for the currently vacant Scarritt School site located at Lexington and Bales Avenues in the heart of the neighborhood. The school was mothballed by the Kansas City Public School (KCPS) district following the 2010 school year and has sat vacant since, becoming a frequent target for crime and vandals.

City Hall Hype Airport

Mayor Quinton Lucas: With new KCI terminal, 'the best is still yet to come' for KC - Kansas City Business Journal

Our three-part series explores three aspects of the $1.5 billion single-terminal development at KCI: Part One detailed the project itself , Part Two takes a look at the people behind it , and Part Three explores the potential the new terminal brings. Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas said the new airport terminal isn't just about traveling.

Super Bowl Outro

NFL Network: Eric Bieniemy, Washington Commanders could agree to deal on Friday

Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy is on the verge of becoming the offensive coordinator for the Washington Commanders, a report from the NFL Network indicates. Ian Rapoport reports that Bieniemy and Washington have "mutual interest" and the deal could happen as soon as Friday.

Celeb Family Affair Too Close For Comfort

Kardashian fans 'uncomfortable' as Kylie poses for 'weird' new pics with Kim

KARDASHIAN fans have slammed Kylie Jenner's latest social media post after she shared another photo of her and her sister Kim. Kylie, 25, took to her Instagram Story on Monday and uploaded another racy bikini photo of them posing on a pool-side lounge chair together.

GOP Talks Balloon Overkill

Cruz responds after Biden allegedly authorized $200 million fighter jet to shoot down $12 science project

Sen. Ted Cruz took to Twitter Thursday to criticize President Joe Biden for ordering an F-22 fighter jet to shoot down what may have been a hobby club's science project off the coast of Alaska earlier last week.

Soaring Toward Euro War Escalation

Democrats, Republicans join up to urge Biden to send F-16s to Ukraine

The letter was organized by Maine Democrat Jared Golden. Also signing on were Democrats Jason Crow of Colorado and Chrissy Houlahan of Pennsylvania and Republicans Tony Gonzales of Texas and Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin. The missive is the latest push from Capitol Hill to give Kyiv U.S.-made fighters.

Death From Above Sneak Peek

U.S. jets intercept Russian warplanes near Alaska for the second time this week

American warplanes intercepted Russian military aircraft near the state of Alaska for the second time this week, the joint U.S.-Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said Thursday. The "routine" intercept of the four Russian planes - which included Tu-95 bomber and Su-30 and Su-35 fighter aircraft - took place on Tuesday, NORAD said in a statement.

Republicans Suffer Embarrassed Retreat From Cancelling Grandma's Check

Under fire, Rick Scott changes plan to exempt Social Security, Medicare from sunsetting

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) has amended his 12-point Rescue America plan to say that his proposal to sunset all federal legislation in five years does not apply to Social Security, Medicare or the U.S. Navy. After taking relentless fire from President Biden, Democrats and even fellow Republicans, Scott has amended Point Six of his plan,...

War Biz Always Stays Winning

Ukraine is burning through ammunition faster than the US and NATO can produce it. Inside the Pentagon's plan to close the gap | CNN Politics

Inside a sprawling factory just off the President Biden Expressway in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, the future arsenal of Ukraine's war effort is being forged, one red hot artillery shell at a time.

Is Sharing Really Caring?!?

American Psychological Association distances itself from panel studying 'marginalized' polyamory community

The American Psychological Association (APA) has pushed back against an assertion that the organization endorses polyamorous relationships after an APA task force was created to research "consensual non-monogamy." The APA Division 44 Committee on Consensual Non-Monogamy "focuses on research, practice, and education about consensually non-monogamous relationships," according to its website.

Local LGBT Serves Carbs

Mise en Place: "Dough Daddi" and "Batter Bitch" are the romantic guncles behind Two Bears Bakery

Laz and Steven are your new favorite guncles. // Courtesy photo Steven (who claims the nickname "Batter Bitch") and Laz ("Dough Daddi") are the masterminds behind Two Bears Bakery and the pastry pixies at the new Lawrence cafe, Grounded Coffee. They let us in on their flavor dreamscape, family baking traditions, and putting passion into people and patisserie.

Katie Calls Warm-Up

Warmer weather will return in the metro this weekend

Today: Sunny and normal! 43, Wind SW 10 mphSaturday: warmer and windy. 30/53 Wind: SW 20 g35 mphSunday: Sunny, warmer, not as windy. Wind W 10-20 mphMonday (Presidents Day) Sunny 57 Today: Sunny and normal! 43, Wind SW 10 mph Saturday: warmer and windy. 30/53 Wind: SW 20 g35 mph Sunday: Sunny, warmer, not as windy.

Sunny War - "No Reason" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.