Kansas City Green: Spring Peek, Overland Park Burns & Vlad Downs Another Drone

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How To Watch 90 Losing Games

Kansas City Royals, Bally Sports announced 2023 television season schedule

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With the 2023 Kansas City Royals season starting in less than a week, Bally Sports Kansas City announced the 2023 television season schedule. Bally Sports Kansas City will televise 158 regular season games, and four games are currently scheduled for Major League Baseball's national television package.

Golden Ghetto Burning Sensation

Multiple cars destroyed and damaged in Overland Park fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Overland Park Fire Department says seven cars were destroyed and 13 more were moderately damaged in an overnight fire. Crews from Overland Park and Leawood Fire Departments were called to the Indian Creek Apartments in the 10400 block of Conser Street just before 1:00 a.m.

Working For Opportunity

Can this Kansas City nonprofit get more Black medical students to stay in town after graduating?

Dr. Michael Weaver in 1977 became the first Black student to graduate as a physician from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine program that leads students from high school to both bachelor's and medical degrees in a streamlined six years. From there, Weaver embarked on a 40-year career at St.

Captive Proves Cute

KC Zoo shares adorable armadillo video featuring its new animal ambassador in training

The Kansas City Zoo will soon have a new animal ambassador rolling into its education department.The zoo shared an adorable video of one of its newest additions.Mulligan is a 15-year-old Southern three-banded armadillo. He joined the KC Zoo via transfer from the Topeka Zoo at the beginning of the year.

Talking Biz & Buzzwords

Hope starts at home: Economic mobility, inclusion hinge on realities of identity, panel says

"The wealth gap is a question of money, yes," said Creative Planning's Vince Clark. "But it's also a question of values. Today, money and the economy are intertwined with emotions, self esteem, identity, and even core issues of human dignity."

Diva Endures Trolls

Golf influencer Paige Spiranac 'immediately regretted' seemingly innocuous tweet after vulgar replies

Will Zalatoris' putting adventure at the WGC-Dell Match Play in Texas on Wednesday was brutal to watch - even for golf influencer Paige Spiranac. He appeared to miss a putt inside 10 feet and got frustrated with himself as he moved his putter to prevent his ball from further rolling away from the cup.

GOP Alleges Payoffs But Public Isn't Buying Story

A bombshell Biden story - and the media dutifully ignore it

Unlike many "bombshells" during the Trump administration, the latest potential bombshell story out of Washington, which may involve President Biden, was based not on "sources close to the White House" or "an unnamed administration official" but, rather, on receipts. Bank record receipts, to be precise.

MAGA Overpowers Florida

The simple reason DeSantis is struggling so badly against Trump

Ron DeSantis' honeymoon is over. After his re-election in November, Florida's Republican governor cemented himself as the Republican establishment's great non-Trump hope. But even before he formally enters the presidential race, DeSantis' momentum has disappeared. Monmouth University's Republican primary poll shows a 15 point gain for former President Donald Trump since December, while DeSantis has dropped 12 points.

AOC Stands For Social Network

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejected banning TikTok in her first TikTok video, saying it 'just doesn't feel right to me'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez discussed calls to ban TikTok in her debut on the app. The New York Democrat said the bipartisan push to ban TikTok in the US "doesn't feel right to me." AOC said America needed stronger data and privacy protection laws rather than a TikTok ban. Rep.

Western Civilization Confronts Culture War

Italian museum invites Florida parents to see "David" sculpture after "porn" complaints

Officials in Italy defended Michelangelo's "David" sculpture after a Florida charter school principal resigned following complaints that students were exposed to pornography during a Renaissance art lesson featuring the nude masterpiece.


Ukraine war: Drone downed over Russia, Moscow says

"The grouping of Russian air defence systems deployed in Tula region - S-300 and Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile systems, as well as Pole-21 electronic warfare systems - provide reliable cover from this direction," the defence ministry said.

Pandemic Of Poor?!?

Wealthy? Educated? You're primed to live through COVID-19

Remember being thrust into that Salvador Dali painting? Aisle after aisle of empty store shelves melting into bleak oblivion ... finger paintings cracking in abandoned classrooms ... blue industrial gloves in the supermarket ... We knew squat about the new virus sweeping the planet three years ago.

East Side Saves Planet

Kansas City's Kala builds Missouri's first passive house in Beacon Hill [PHOTOS] - Kansas City Business Journal

The Beacon Hill neighborhood in Kansas City may be home to Missouri's most energy-efficient house. The residence is the state's first certified passive house, a home that meets some of the world's most rigorous energy-efficiency standards. Kansas City-based luxury homebuilder Kala built the 2,571-square-foot home for a client who wanted an ultra-green residence.

Another Warmup Announced

Clear skies and a cold start to your Monday, the day gets warmer with highs in the 50s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Clouds will gradually clear this evening allowing temperatures to bottom out in the mid to upper 20s by daybreak on Monday. After this cold start we'll see winds shift direction and come in from the south.

Burna Boy - Rollercoaster is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.