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News Hype Forgets To Mention Taxpayers On The Hook For It All

How fees, other revenues pay for the new KCI terminal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been mostly rave reviews from passengers arriving at Kansas City International Airport's new terminal. The $1.5 billion facility opened Feb. 28 . It replaced the horseshoe-style terminals built in 1972. "My first impression is it's big and it's shiny," Josh Guldner said.

Semi-Charmed Life

Parking for semis is so scarce it leaves truckers in peril and feeling 'homeless'

Truck drivers have a limit, 14 hours. After that long work day, they have to park. The truck has to stop and it can't move again for 10 hours. But Finding a place to park an 80-foot-long semi can be a nightmare, one that endangers truckers and slows down commerce.

Local Volunteer Tragedy

Gardner Edgerton School District crossing guard dies after being hit by car

GARDNER, Kan. - A Gardner School District crossing guard who was hit on the job less than two weeks ago has died. "He's just somebody we just always expected to be there, every day putting a smile on everyone's face, someone that's a part of the community," Jennifer Cusick, who is a middle school teacher in Gardner, said.

Get Ready For Gas Spike

Kansas City gas prices fall again, but could rise as spring & summer approach

KANSAS CITY METRO (KCTV) - Kansas City area gas prices fell again this week, continuing the downward trend enjoyed by motorists lately. The average cost of a gallon of gasoline in the metro fell 4.2 cents this week, to $2.92.

Cowtown Vestments Coming Soon

Local designer showcasing pieces for 7th year at KC Fashion Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The 22 nd season of Kansas City fashion week started on Saturday, and dozens of designers from across the country are preparing to showcase their pieces with the community. This year, organizers are working to bring the arts and fashion community together with a new event at the Weinberg Fine Art Gallery in the Crossroads.

Siri Stars In Tell All Movie

Money Shot: The Pornhub Story looks like a seriously divisive documentary

In 2020, The New York Times ran an incendiary piece about Pornhub, one of the most popular adult-content sites on the planet. In the article - which was damningly headlined The Children of Pornhub: why does Canada allow this company to profit off videos of exploitation and assault?

Dems Disavow Leader

Dems looking beyond Biden could urge past superstars like Hillary Clinton, Al Gore for 2024 ticket

Democratic leaders are publicly rallying behind Joe Biden to be their guy for the 2024 presidential election - potentially setting up a rematch with Donald Trump - but it is reportedly a different story behind the scenes.

MAGA Court Crisis Underway

How a New DOJ Memo Sets Up Two Potential Trump Indictments

When the Department of Justice took the position this week that former President Donald Trump acted improperly by urging his followers to attack Congress in 2021, prosecutors did more than open the door to a potential flood of civil lawsuits from police officers who were injured on Jan. 6.

Survey Seyz GOP Trump Loyal

Do Americans Like Donald Trump, Nikki Haley or Ron DeSantis?

The picture remains fuzzy, but the 2024 presidential candidate field is starting to come into focus. As the nomination contests develop over the coming months, FiveThirtyEight will naturally be keeping tabs on presidential primary and general election polls, but we are also interested in the broader public's opinion of the contenders.

Mayo Calls B.S. On Critics

Buttigieg on critics saying he only went to East Palestine because Trump visited: 'Bulls-'

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday hit back against critics who argue that he only visited the site of a toxic train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, because former President Trump had visited days beforehand. "That's bull-," Buttigieg said of the accusation in an interview with CNN. "We were already going to go."

  Politics Of Fear Or Prevention???

Marjorie Taylor Greene to introduce resolution designating Antifa as terrorist group after Atlanta protests

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., said Sunday she will be introducing a resolution declaring Antifa a terrorist group in response to protests in Atlanta that left a police training facility on fire. "Antifa are domestic terrorists and I'm introducing my resolution to officially declare them a terrorist organization on Tuesday," the congresswoman wrote in a tweet Sunday night.

Talking Like The Gipper

DeSantis lambasts California's 'woke ideology' in Reagan library speech

Florida's Republican governor Ron DeSantis took his fight against liberalism deep into the Democratic territory of California on Sunday, part of a national roadshow as he lays the ground for an expected White House bid.

Voting Doubt Vs. Free Press???

Fox News stands in legal peril. It says defamation loss would harm all media

Outside legal observers say the Fox News Channel finds itself in real legal jeopardy in a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit brought by an election tech company over lies broadcast about the 2020 presidential race. The amount and weight of evidence is perhaps without equal among other major, recent defamation cases.

Vlad Confronts Commanders

Ukraine war: Russia's Wagner boss hints at 'betrayal' in Bakhmut battle

Russia's frontlines could collapse if Wagner does not receive ammunition, Yevgeny Prigozhin claims.

Going Deutsch On Far East

Germany's Scholz says China 'declared it will not deliver' weapons to Russia

MESEBERG, Germany - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Sunday said China had declared it won't supply Russia with weapons for its war against Ukraine, suggesting that Berlin has received bilateral assurances from Beijing on the issue.

Money Talks Today

Nasdaq, S&P, Dow tick higher with jobs highlighting the week

Major market averages opened up the trading week in the green on Monday morning as investors eye jobs data later in the week. The 10-year Treasury yield ( US10Y) fell 3 basis points to 3.92% and the 2-year yield ( US2Y) fell 2 basis points to 4.84%.

Mexicans Target Americans

FBI demanding return of four Americans shot, kidnapped in Mexico

The FBI is investigating a kidnapping of four US citizens who were last seen in Mexico, the US Embassy in Mexico City said Sunday. The Americans crossed into Matamoros, Tamaulipas, in a white minivan with North Carolina plates on March 3 and came under fire soon after, according to the embassy.

Discounts Charged Up

Tesla cuts prices on its most expensive models | CNN Business

Tesla has cut prices on its two most expensive electric vehicles in the United States, according to the company's website, days after CEO Elon Musk said recent price cuts on other models had stoked demand.

Funny Man Mic Drop

Chris Rock responds to infamous Oscars slap from Will Smith nearly a year later

Comedian Chris Rock finally addressed, what has largely been dubbed as "the slap heard around the world," nearly a year after actor Will Smith slapped the comedian on stage at the 2022 Academy Awards. "I'm going to try to do a show tonight without offending nobody.

Cowtown Running Start

KC Sports Commission shows off Big 12 Run medal, t-shirt

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Big 12 Conference and Kansas City Sports Commission show off prizes for people running in the Big 12 Run. Both the 5K and 12K race routes start at 12th Street and Grand Boulevard near T-Mobile Center on Saturday, March 11.

Where's More Info On Waldo???

Want to explore Waldo? Start with this beginner's guide to the neighborhood

This story was first published in KCUR's Creative Adventure newsletter. You can sign up to receive stories like this in your inbox every Tuesday. Every city has its pockets of unique history and distinct personality. The southern Kansas City neighborhood of Waldo is one such place, a mix of residential and commercial areas with family homes, locally-owned business, and nightlife destinations.

Tribute On Track

Kansas City Southern 4006 Salutes Veterans Past and Present

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In November of 2018 in observance of Veterans Day, Kansas City Southern introduced a newly painted in a patriotic paint scheme for Locomotive 4006. " With the painting of KCS 4006, we wanted to demonstrate our patriotism for our country and our pride in U.S.

Community News Revives Conversation

279: "Resurrection City" with Catherine Browder

On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Northeast resident and author Catherine Browder discusses her new book, "Resurrection City: Stories from the Disaster Zone" with EllieAna Hale for the Northeast News. "Resurrection City" is a captivating collection inspired by the 2011 triple disaster that devastated Northeastern Japan.

Up & Down In Kansas City

Monday begins a wild week in weather in the metro


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