Kansas City News Scrub: Local Biz, Ballers & Political Retribution

On Saturday night we allow ourselves to dredge up JUST A BIT OF NOSTALGIA or at least admit that our worldview was tragically crafted by the glory days of Brit tabloids. 

And so . . . We pay tribute to Lucy Pinder's body of work as we take a peek pop culture, community news and top headlines just one more time this evening . . .

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Investing In Kansas City

Kauffman awards $5.3M to DreamSpring to expand microlending to underserved entrepreneurs in KC

A newly announced $5.3 million grant is expected to vastly expand access to small business credit among historically underserved entrepreneurs in Kansas City, said Philip Gaskin, detailing the latest in a series of funding awards this week from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

Coach Poaches

Eric Bieniemy has recruited his first Chiefs player to Washington

Now- Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Marcus Kemp is signing with the Washington Commanders, according to friend-of-the-site Matt Derrick of Chiefs Digest . Free agent WR Marcus Kemp is following his offensive coordinator to Washington. He signed with the Commanders this morning, per source.

Here's The Plan For Hoops

Big 12 Tournament set following final weekend of regular season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The bracket is set for the 2023 Men's Big 12 Tournament. As is typically the case, the Kansas Jayhawks are the No. 1 seed in Kansas City, while the Kansas State Wildcats are the No. 3 seed in their first season under head coach Jerome Tang.

Cowtown Home Charged

Watch Lightning Hit a Missouri Home with 1.21 Gigawatts of Power

What's worse than lightning striking a home? When a bolt strikes with all of the family members still inside which is what happened to a Kansas City, Missouri home. A new share of video from their neighbor's security camera shows the moment it happened.

Progressive Boozing Celebrated

Queer Bar Takeover lay claim to bars across KC on the second Saturday each month

For six years, Queer Bar Takeover has been bringing LGBTQ+ culture to traditionally straight bars on the second Saturday night of each month. Queer Bar Takeover founder Lance Pierce sat down with us to discuss the event's mission and describe the fun times from Queer Bar Takeovers past.

About Our Favorite Legend

Who is Lucy Pinder?

PAGE 3 bombshell Lucy Pinder appears on Big Brother's Best Shows Ever this evening. Pinder is back tonight on Big Brother's Best Shows Ever, which is hosted by Davina McCall and Rylan-Clarke Neal, and airs on E4. Lucy Pinder is a 36-year-old brunette, who is known for being a glamour model, TV personality and actress.

Challenge Quickly Put Down

Democrats turn on 'joke' candidate Marianne Williamson after she announces 2024 challenge to Biden

Spiritual adviser and bestselling self-help author Marianne Williamson is facing backlash from those within her own party after she announced over the weekend she would pose a political challenge to President Biden. Biden has yet to declare whether he will seek the presidency for a second term in 2024.


Trump plans to tell CPAC crowd: 'I am your retribution'

Former President Donald Trump is set to make the case that he can deliver conservatives "retribution" against Democrats and establishment Republicans in his speech Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

World Giggles At Nuke Power

Russian minister's claim Ukraine war 'launched against us' met with laughter

Comments by Russia's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, were met with laughter at an international conference in India, when he said that the Ukraine war had been "launched against" his home country. Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue, a politics and economics event in Delhi, Lavrov also claimed that Russia was trying to stop the war.

Big Kitty Passes On Plague

Lion infected with covid-19 probably passed it on to two zoo workers

A lion at Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend, Indiana, tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus after it started coughing and became breathless. Zoo workers who had cared for the lion later caught the infection By Soumya Sagar 4 March 2023 A lion that was infected with the coronavirus probably passed it on to two zoo employees, researchers have said in a new paper.

Defining Terms Amid Chaos

'Queerbaiting.' 'Trauma dumping.' 'Pinkwashing.' These are some of the new words added to Dictionary.com | CNN

On this hellscape that we call the internet, you've probably witnessed a particularly blatant instance of rage farming. Maybe you've rolled your eyes at the pinkwashing that abounds during Pride Month. Perhaps you've felt violated when a Zoom call fell prey to cyberflashing.


'My pal brags about her sex parties, orgies and wild romps - I think it's crass'

My oldest mate is a ­bragger. She's always boasting about how popular and privileged she is. Rich men fall at her feet, they treat her to gifts and surprises. She never has to pay for drinks or clothes and everything in her garden is rosy.

About Kansas City Virtuosity 

Artist to Watch: Seth Andrew Davis - KC STUDIO

In describing his own work, the great American dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey once wrote, "Its roots are in American Negro culture, which is part of the whole country's heritage, but the dance speaks to everyone."

Forecast For Tomorrow

FORECAST: Breezy and warm Sunday ahead

Pleasant weather in store tonight with temperatures returning to the 40s closer to the late evening hours with mid to upper 30s on track early Sunday. Clouds will increase leaving us with an overcast sky to start.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.