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We're All Seeing Red

Kansas City celebrates Super Bowl Red Friday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Each week of the football season, Chiefs Kingdom in Kansas City - and around the world - gears up for the upcoming game by celebrating Red Friday. There are preseason Red Fridays. There are regular season Red Fridays, and there are AFC Playoffs Red Fridays.

Toy Train Plays Dress Up

Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Streetcar unveiling on Friday at Union Station - Downtown Council of Kansas City

Everyone is getting into the Super Bowl spirit, including the KC Streetcar. In partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs, the KC Streetcar Authority will reveal the Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Streetcar on Red Friday, Feb. 10. From Noon - 3 p.m. Friday, the Chiefs Streetcar will be on display at the Union Station streetcar stop.


Historic home near Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art catches fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Early Friday morning, a historic home near the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art caught fire. Emergency crews were called just after 3:30 a.m. to 4545 Kenwood Avenue. Smoke and fire were reported from the roof of the large multi-story home.

Local Small Biz Suffers Transit Schemes

KC Streetcar extension has Main Street torn up. Businesses there need your support | Opinion

Just after 8:30 one morning last week, Fazal Sohail was in his usual spot behind the glassed-in checkout counter at the Shell gas station and food mart at 38th and Main, feeling the way he's been feeling a lot in the last year or two - lonely.

Dripping Ahead Of Super Bowl

Kansas City breaks daily precipitation record set in 1894

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - People are across the Kansas City area woke up to quite a surprise Thursday morning with over an inch of snow on the ground and very slick conditions on the roadways. According to the National Weather Service, Kansas City received 1.52″ of precipitation Thursday that broke the daily record of 0.81″ set in 1894.


Amazing Gracie Hunt Is Maxim's March 2023 Cover - Maxim

With a mind-blowing blend of beauty and philanthropy, Gracie Hunt is a woman with the means to make a difference. Heiress to both oil and football dynasties and a beauty pageant winner to boot, Gracie Hunt's the girl who has it all. So what does she do? She gives it back.

White House Skips Deets

Biden has yet to say just how he would strengthen Social Security and Medicare trust funds | CNN Politics

In his latest move to differentiate himself from House Republicans on entitlement programs, President Joe Biden is making a pretty big promise on Medicare. But just how he will accomplish this objective -- as well as one to strengthen Social Security -- remains to be seen.

Midwest Aligns With MAGA

Oklahoma Sen. Markwayne Mullin endorses Trump for president in 2024

Sen. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., has endorsed former President Donald Trump in his run for the White House in 2024. In a Friday statement on Truth social, Mullin wrote: "I'm proud to endorse the strongest president of my lifetime, Donald J. Trump, for a second term in 2024."

Republican Intentions Exposed

The GOP Is Starting to Plot Against Donald Trump

It is also a conversation reminiscent of one many had before. Back in 2016, senior Republicans fretted that putting Trump on top of the ticket would spell certain doom. "If we nominate Trump, we will get destroyed," later Trump acolyte Lindsey Graham notoriously tweeted. "And we will deserve it."

Legal Fight For Life

40 million would lose abortion access if court blocks pill, study shows

40 million more women would lose access to abortion care if a federal court revokes the use of a key drug in medication abortions, data from the abortion rights group NARAL shows. Why it matters: A U.S. District Court in Texas could decide this month to temporarily block the FDA's authorization of mifepristone, one of two drugs used to end pregnancies.

Senator Leads Outrage Against Suspected Faker

GOP senators sympathetic to Romney's call for Santos to resign

Senate Republicans, who are battling to win back the majority in 2024, worry the controversy surrounding Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) has become a liability for their party as a whole, and several are expressing quiet support for Sen. Mitt Romney's (R-Utah) call for Santos to step down.

Holy War Resumes

Two killed, including 6-year-old boy in Jerusalem car-ramming; driver shot dead

A six-year-old boy and a man in his 20s were killed and at least five others were wounded, including another child in critical condition, in a car-ramming attack near Jerusalem's Ramot neighborhood, police and medics said Friday.

Russian Army Moves Forward

Russia begins major offensive in eastern Ukraine, Luhansk governor claims

Russia has launched a major offensive in eastern Ukraine and is trying to break through defences near the town of Kreminna, the governor for the Luhansk region said on Thursday. Serhiy Haidai told Ukrainian TV that Russian troops had gone on the attack and were trying to advance westwards across a winter landscape of snow and forests.

Prepare For Permanent Plague Precautions

Are there places you should still mask in, forever? Three experts weigh in

There are still hundreds of thousands of COVID cases reported in the U.S. each week, along with a few thousand deaths related to COVID. But with mask mandates a thing of the past and the national emergency health declaration that will expire in May, we are in a new phase of the pandemic.

Backing Off Bovine Embrace

No 'Cow Hug Day' On February 14. Centre Withdraws Appeal

A government body's appeal that people should hug a cow on Valentine's Day has been withdrawn amid a flood of memes on social media. In the appeal on Wednesday, the Animal Welfare Board of India backed up its advice on hugging a cow on Valentine's Day with examples like it would bring "emotional richness" and increase "individual and collective happiness".

Robot Writing Perfected In Constant Search For Sarah Connor

Microsoft to demo its new ChatGPT-like AI in Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook soon

Microsoft is getting ready to demonstrate how its new ChatGPT-like AI will transform its Office productivity apps. After announcing and demonstrating its Prometheus Model in its new Bing search engine earlier this week, Microsoft is gearing up to show how it will expand to its core productivity apps like Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Chat ALWAYS Compromised

Reddit Says It Was Hacked But That You Don't Need to Worry. Probably.

Reddit says that it was hacked earlier this month, in a security incident that compromised some company data. However, the company says that Redditors have no need to fear because user data was not impacted by the episode-at least, that the company knows of..."so far."

Don Disrespects Diva

Trump torches Rihanna as a talentless "nothing" ahead of Super Bowl show

Former President Donald Trump slammed pop star Rihanna as having "NO TALENT" after one of his staunchest supporters demanded that she be removed from the coming Super Bowl halftime show for insulting the former president.

Adult Actress Seyz Irish Green With Envy

McDonald's worker turned adult star 'forced to leave country' over 'jealousy'

A former McDonald's worker who's now making thousands on OnlyFans says she's been forced to leave her home as 'people are too jealous'. Lisa Marie, 23, went viral on TikTok back in 2021 when she was dubbed the hottest McDonald's worker in her town.

Protecting The World's Stage

How Kansas City is working to keep fans safe during the Chiefs' Super Bowl match-up

As Chiefs fans gear up for Super Bowl Sunday, law enforcement officials are also preparing to monitor the city on game day. The Kansas City Police Department will have officers monitoring entertainment districts and other areas where people gather to cheer on the Chiefs as they take on the Philadelphia Eagles, said Capt.

Show-Me Weed Discount

More Missouri marijuana customers interested in growing their own

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Stores like Good Day Farm aren't used to dealing with lines of customers for marijuana, but that was the case this weekend. Good Day Farm has three Kansas City dispensaries and the company spent weeks stocking up on cannabis for the launch of recreational marijuana sales.

Rock Chalk Fuel-ishness

After Keystone oil spill, Kansas Democrats want to cancel tax exemptions when pipelines leak

After the Keystone spilled more than half a million gallons of crude oil onto native prairie and cropland and into a creek, some Kansas lawmakers want oil companies to forfeit their tax exemptions when pipelines burst.

Kansas City Buys Ranch By The Gallon

Stores prepping for Chiefs Kingdom Super Bowl parties

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - "You've got to fight for your right to party," Travis Kelce yelled after defeating the Bengals to clinch a third trip to the Super Bowl in four years. Chiefs Kingdom is ready to party again. "It's very exciting we're going to another Super Bowl hoping we're going to win," Lakisha Lumpkin said.

Forecast For Now . . . 

A sunny, but cold Friday in the metro


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