Kansas City Late Night: MAGA Wins Waco As Downtown 'Renaissance' Restarts

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KC Pays For Upscale Parking

Three Light apartment tower hits peak as developer eyes next KC projects

With two luxury apartment towers built and a third underway, The Cordish Cos. still is experiencing high rental demand. The Baltimore-based developer has preleased 20% of the 288 luxury units in the Three Light apartment tower northeast of Main Street and Truman Road.

Precursor To Golf Lessons

Kansas City University's THRIVE program aims to teach resiliency for future doctors

We've all heard the term "burn-out" in the last few years - the chronic stress from your job.But the healthcare industry has been hit especially hard. The American Medical Association says 63% of physicians are burning out.Kansas City University is implementing a program to help its future doctors thrive.

Tribute To American Legacy

Local WWII hero from Kansas City receives honor ceremony more than 80 years later

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More than 80 years later, a group of veterans is honoring a local World War II soldier for his sacrifice and service to the United States. Kansas City native Private first class Willy F. James Junior served in the U.S.

AP Recycles This Week's Debate

Kansas City, Mo. traffic officer says he was told to target minority drivers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Police Department leaders encouraged officers to meet illegal ticket quotas by targeting drivers in Black and other minority neighborhoods, a lawsuit filed by an officer contends. Edward Williams, a white traffic officer who said he's been with the department for 21 years, filed the discrimination lawsuit Monday, the Kansas City Star reported.

Golden Ghetto Karen Earns Top Censor Ranking

Johnson County school district keeps removing books after one mom keeps complaining

No one challenged any book in the Gardner Edgerton district for at least a decade - until this school year. For the past several months, one mom has brought one complaint after another, 11 in all, about library books. In response, administrators have pulled seven.

Heiress Best Wishes . . . 

Paris Hilton said she hopes her son 'doesn't want to be in the spotlight' when he gets older: 'I'm hoping he'll be a nerd'

Paris Hilton said she hopes her son, Phoenix, doesn't go into entertainment when he grows up. She told The Independent she hopes "he'll be a nerd like his dad" instead. Hilton and her husband, Carter Reum, announced the birth of their son via surrogate in January.

Prez Strike Note

Biden officially notifies Congress of Syria airstrike | CNN Politics

President Joe Biden on Saturday notified Congress of his decision to authorize an airstrike in Syria this week against what the US said were Iranian-affiliated facilities.


'God, guns and Trump': Thousands turn out for Texas rally

Donald Trump may be facing a possible arrest in New York, and posting increasingly menacing statements about "death and destruction" on his social media website, but at a Trump campaign rally on a sunny afternoon in Waco, Texas, it was business as usual.

GOP Challenger Running 

DeSantis looks to revamp strategy amid signs of political strain

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is recalibrating his strategy and messaging amid signs that his presidential ambitions may be faltering before his campaign even gets off the ground. DeSantis began the year with clear momentum in the nascent GOP presidential primary, topping former President Trump in head-to-head polling and drawing unparalleled interest from Republican voters...

Istanbul Truce?!?

Turkey's Erdoğan urges end of Ukraine war in call with Putin

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday called for the "immediate cessation" of the war in Ukraine during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdoğan also "thanked President Putin for his positive stance regarding the extension of the Black Sea Grain Initiative" and added that the two countries "could take further steps" when it comes to economic cooperation, the Turkish presidency's communications directorate said in a statement on Saturday.

Plagued By COVID Forever

Long Covid: Three years and no magic bullet

I have had long Covid for three years. Even though I have made huge progress I still suffer most days with chronic pain in my joints, a rolling sense of vertigo, fatigue and brain fog. To look at me you might think I'm fine but it is achingly painful that I can't physically manage the activities I used to enjoy.

Spectacle Unprotected

Is Reality-TV Sex Safe?

After weeks and weeks of rose ceremonies, one-on-one dates, competitions, and getting to know each other in fleeting moments, the stars of and The Bachelorette narrow down all of the remaining contestants to their three favorite people.

Kansas City Gladly Pays For Slice Of American Dream

'You helped build this shop for us': Devoured Pizza launches crowdfunding campaign to open brick-and-mortar

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City-area pizza pop-up is launching a crowdfunding campaign to expand its business. Devoured Pizza owner Jhy Coulter says her business has grown exponentially since launching from her backyard three years ago at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sunday Forecast Look

Forecast: Cloudy and cooler Sunday, more rounds of rain still possible

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A line of showers and a few storms will continue pushing eastward and move into our viewing area after sunset. This line could include gusty wind, pockets of heavy rain, and some rumbles of thunder, but severe weather is not expected at this time.

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