Kansas City News Shout: Taking Flight, Budget Fight, Swingers & Brunch

Right now the latest from hottie diva Miley inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Airport Hype Still Soaring

City News | KCMO.gov - City of Kansas City, MO

For immediate release: March 9, 2023 Southwest Airlines announced that the carrier will increase their presence at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) with new routes and increased service. The carrier will launch new nonstop service to Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay, Jamaica as well as Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) in San José del Cabo, Mexico.

Captives Need Moniker

Want to name a pair of baby stingrays at SEA LIFE Kansas City? Here's how.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Two Cownose Ray pups were born recently at SEA LIFE Kansas City. But now they need names! While the staff is excited to show them off to the public, they are giving people the chance to name them.

Rolling With The Fonz

World of Wheels returns to Kansas City this weekend featuring classic cars, The Fonz and more

The World of Wheels auto show is returning to Kansas City for its 63rd year. Friday, March 10 through Sunday, March 12, 2023, the 63rd Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels will be back at Bartle Hall.The massive auto show will feature hundreds of custom cars, classics, hot rods, trucks, motorcycles and race cars on display under one roof.

Ladies Power Cowtown

Table of Experts: Women Who Build KC - Kansas City Business Journal

The architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry remains male-dominated. But recent efforts to make the industry more inviting and inclusive seem to be paying off. One telling statistic illustrates progress: The number of women working in three construction-related occupations increased 50% or more between 2015 and 2019, according to a 2020 study by SmartAsset.

Sound Of KCMO Success

Manor Records closed its shop to focus on bigger plans: leveling up Kansas City's music industry

Manor Records started like a lot of great ideas: in the basement of an unassuming house. It was 2012 when Shaun Crowley, just graduated from high school, moved into a 3-bedroom home off Johnson Drive in Shawnee, Kansas, with four bandmates.

Diva Debuts Latest

Miley Cyrus Releases New Album Endless Summer Vacation

Miley Cyrus has released her new album, Endless Summer Vacation . The singer's eighth studio LP features contributions from Harmony Korine, Brandi Carlile, Sia, Tobias Jesso Jr., Rob Moose, James Blake, Mike Will Made-It, Greg Kurstin, BJ Burton, Bibi Bourelly, and more. Cyrus has also shared a new video for "River" from the album.

White House Free Money Cont'd

Biden budget would lead to 'record' national debt, watchdog warns

President Biden's newly proposed budget for the 2024 fiscal year will lead to a "record" national debt, a watchdog has warned. The Biden administration submitted the new proposal on Thursday, which outlines the president's economic, education, climate, and healthcare goals across the next decade.

MAGA Money Investigated

Trump invited to appear before grand jury in hush-money probe

Donald Trump has been told he can testify before a grand jury in Manhattan as part of an investigation into hush money paid to an adult film star who said she'd slept with the former president, according to two of his attorneys.

Republicans On The Mend

McConnell's hospitalization raises questions for GOP's future

Senate Republicans found themselves shaken and disoriented Thursday after finding out their leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell (Ky.) was in the hospital after tripping at a private event, raising questions about his health and future leadership of the GOP conference. McConnell, who in January became the longest serving party leader in Senate history, has led...

Vlad Talks Willpower

Putin thinks he can win because Ukraine matters more to him than us, says CIA chief

Russian President Vladimir Putin is betting that Russian forces can prevail in Ukraine through a grinding war of attrition and believes "Ukraine matters more to him than us," CIA Director William Burns told lawmakers on Thursday. Despite morale and other problems facing Russian forces in Ukraine, "Putin is very much taking a longer term view," Burns told a House Intelligence Committee hearing.

Still Plagued By Questions

Was the Covid pandemic bad for mental health? It depends who you ask | Devi Sridhar

magine that your teenager was a star athlete, on track for a university athletics scholarship. But then they develop long Covid at the height of the pandemic, meaning they no longer had the lung capacity to run, let alone live independently.

Signs Of "Lifestyle" Curiosity

We're sexed-up swingers - this piece of jewelry is a secret signal

A British couple who became swingers five years ago is sharing the signs that indicate others are in the lifestyle. They say black wedding rings and pineapples have become experts at spotting those open to joining them in the boudoir.

Bunny Hops Forward

Easter Kansas City 2023: Brunch, Restaurants, Things to Do

Here's a look at Easter Kansas City 2023 featuring special offerings by restaurants and businesses. Easter Sunday is Sunday, April 9, 2023. Please reach out to me [email protected] if you are a restaurant/business that wants to be featured. Provide all the details of your holiday offering in your message.

Gray Day Again . . . 

FORECAST: Overcast, chilly Friday expected in KC

Expect a cloudy, chilly end to Thursday as the storm system responsible for the widespread rain, and snow to the north, pulls away. Clouds will stick around tonight, but stiff northwest winds will send the low near freezing by daybreak Friday. With an overcast sky, we may not recover much by the afternoon.

Miley Cyrus - River is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.