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Kansas City's farmers market at City Market now open Sundays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - March brings changes to the Farmers Market at Kansas City's City Market. The attraction is now open on both Saturday and Sunday for the spring season. Weekend hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The market also added a new guest services booth for customers who need help, or shoppers using SNAP benefits.

Rock Chalk Equity?!?

Kansas legislators want a pay increase. Those working minimum-wage jobs deserve one too. - Kansas Reflector

Kansas legislators have figured out a way to boost their pay - through an independent body that would explore per diem and retirement benefits. Reportedly, the nine-member, independent body would shield lawmakers from the appearance that they're feathering their own nests, which do need some feathers.

Show-Me Legal Fight

Judge grants Missouri AG more time to amend petition against Kim Gardner

ST. LOUIS - A judge has granted the Missouri Attorney General more time to amend his petition against St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner. On Feb. 23, Missouri AG Andrew Bailey filed a writ of quo warranto against Kim Gardner, accusing her of neglecting her duties as circuit attorney.

Bi-State Policy Unpacked

4 The People: Missouri, Kansas legislative progress report

It's a legislature progress report from both sides of the state line on this week's episode of "4 The People." Missouri capitol bureau reporter Emily Manley joins us from Jefferson City and Rebekah Chung, our Kansas capitol bureau reporter is in Topeka. Lawmakers in both states have a lot of issues left to cover before the sessions end.

Golden Ghetto Has Burnout Too

Residents from 8 units displaced in overnight apartment fire in Overland Park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Residents from eight apartment units were displaced after an overnight apartment fire at Sheridan Ridge Townhomes in Overland Park. Shortly before 3 a.m. crews from the Overland Park, Lenexa and Shawnee fire departments responded to a fire at a two-story apartment building in the 8300 block of Farley Street.

Angels Always In Fashion

From Lily with Love: Weekend Max Mara Spring 2023 Collection

Weekend Max Mara and Lily Aldridge team up for the brand's SS23 Signature Collection Fashion brand WEEKEND MAX MARA collaborated with supermodel Lily Aldridge for their Spring Summer 2023 Signature Collection called FROM LILY WITH LOVE . The collection was inspired by the supermodel's father and a renowned English illustrator Alan Aldridge.

Here's The Trouble With Hunter

Hunter Biden scandal plagues president

(The Center Square) - The Hunter Biden investigation reached a new level in recent days after lawmakers announced that millions of dollars were transferred from a Chinese energy company with much of it ending up in the hands of the Biden family and associates.

GOP Theory Emerges

Republicans Suggest Possible Trump Indictment Is to Distract from Hunter Biden Allegations

Rather than attacking the merits of the impending alleged hush money case against Donald Trump, Republicans on Fox News suggested that the news of former president's potential arrest is part of a secret plan to distract from the allegations against Hunter Biden.

NYC Claps Back

Manhattan DA says his office won't tolerate 'attempts to intimidate' following Trump posts | CNN Politics

Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg said in an email to staff on Saturday that his office will "not tolerate attempts to intimidate our office or threaten the rule of law in New York."

Beltway Rhetorical Gambit: Legit Complaints Help Vlad?!?

Pro-Moscow voices tried to steer Ohio train disaster debate

WASHINGTON -- Soon after a train derailed and spilled toxic chemicals in Ohio last month, anonymous pro-Russian accounts started spreading misleading claims and anti-American propaganda about it on Twitter, using Elon Musk's new verification system to expand their reach while creating the illusion of credibility.

Premature Russian Victory Lap

Vladimir Putin visits captured Ukrainian city for first time since invading

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a captured Ukrainian city on Sunday for the first time since invading the country last year. Putin made an unannounced trip to the coastal city of Mariupol, a city Russian forces reduced to near ruins with artillery fire earlier in the invasion.

Pandemic Confessional

A letter to my loved ones about COVID-19: You've moved on, but I'm still here

Dear loved one, I'm writing this letter because of how much I care about you. You are my childhood friend, my sibling, one of my favorite co-workers, my dad, mi prima. A little over three years ago, I called you and told you I was going to start quarantining myself because I have an underlying condition that puts me at high risk for COVID-19.

El Papa Confronts Questions

Pope Benedict XVI's aide acknowledges criticism over memoir

ROME (AP) - The longtime secretary to Pope Benedict XVI acknowledged Sunday that his tell-all memoir, published in the days after Benedict's death, had been criticized for casting Pope Francis in an unfavorable light, but insisted that some of the polemics were more about prejudice than anything else.

EPIC Local Tribute

Kansas City's oldest St. Joseph Table tradition makes its grand, cookie-filled return

The Feast of St. Joseph, on March 19, is a major celebration for Italian Catholics in Kansas City. Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Columbus Park lays claim to the city's original "St. Joseph Table," with volunteers spending weeks baking 30,000 homemade cookies.

Katie's Forecast For Now . . .

Sunday is still cold, but warmer weather (and precipitation) lies ahead

Sunday is still cold, but warmer weather (and precipitation) lies ahead Sunday will have high temperatures around 44 degrees; rain or snow is possible Tuesday through Friday. Hide Transcript Show Transcript ALL RIGHT, LET'S GO OUTSIDE. I CAN SEE MY HUSBAND SHAKING HIS HEAD AT ME RIGHT NOW.

Another Park, Another Sunday is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.