Kansas City Serving: Party Week, Bank Fear Persists & MAGA Blames Pence

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Boozing By Way Of The Old Country

How to celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2023 in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Even if you missed the popular Snake Saturday celebration in North Kansas City or want to continue the Irish fun, there are plenty of ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Kansas City. Here are some of the events going on the weekend of the festive holiday, plus some Irish bars, restaurants and businesses worth visiting.

Green For Green

Cities in KC metro will vote on how high weed taxes should be. What to expect on your ballot

Cities across the Kansas City metro are looking to cash in on recreational marijuana sales with added 3% excise tax. Here's a look at how those taxes will add up and what voters to expect to see on their April 4 ballot.

Ready For The Warm Up

Kansas City area cities increase pay to attract lifeguard applicants

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Cities like Overland Park, Kansas, will pay lifeguards more money this summer in hopes of attracting more applicants. New lifeguards can make $15 per hour in Overland Park, up from the hourly rate of $13 the city paid last year.

Vice Setback After Super Bowl

Chiefs' Super Bowl win helps tank Kansas sports betting revenue - Kansas City Business Journal

Although the Kansas City Chiefs' second Super Bowl victory in three years was a boon for local fans, Kansas sports betting took a hit from the win. The Kansas Lottery reported $194 million in wagers from February sports betting, nearly a 6% drop from January.

Show-Me More Weed Numbers

Missouri seeing record numbers after voters make recreational marijuana legal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri is on track to set a record for cannabis sales in the United States. Sales are skyrocketing after marijuana was made legal in Missouri and people were allowed to purchase the drug from dispensaries. "Pretty incredible that we would see those type of sales in Missouri," Co-Founder OF Fresh Karma Dispensaries Tony Patton said.

Sounds Like An Agenda

A Music Festival For Every Flavor

As spring approaches and warmer temperatures near, we gear up for the nonstop chaos that is music festival season, so we've put together a huge list of local, regional and national ones to consider.

Lindsey Lets Loose

I'm a model - there's a stigma to being sexy, I'm more than my body

GLAMOUR model Lindsey Pelas is sexy - and she's not hiding it. But the 31-year-old blonde bombshell tells The Sun that being so unapologetically hot means people often mistake her for being dumb or mean - and not only are they wrong, but they're being manipulated into thinking that.

Prez Can't Keep Secret

Biden accidentally reveals Jimmy Carter asked him to deliver his eulogy

President Biden revealed on Monday that former President Jimmy Carter has asked him to deliver his eulogy when he dies, before recognizing that he "shouldn't say that." Biden, 80, made the apparent gaffe during a Democratic Party fundraiser in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. while speaking about the health of Carter, who entered hospice care on Feb.


Donald Trump: 'In many ways' you could blame Jan. 6 violence on .... Mike Pence

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump further widened the breach with former Vice President Mike Pence by faulting him for the violence of Jan. 6, 2021 - because he refused a potentially illegal demand that he overturn Trump's loss in the 2020 election. "In many ways you can blame him for Jan.

Vlad's Desperate Solider

Ukraine war: Russian soldier arrested 'after six months in hiding'

Kupiansk - home to an important railway junction - has witnessed fierce fighting since the war began last year, with Russia taking control in a matter of days, and occupying the town for several months.

World Copes With Constant Threat Of Funny Money Collapse

Global markets gripped by Silicon Valley Bank collapse as banking shares slide - business live

Good morning. The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank is gripping the financial markets, as global bank shares slide despite reassurances from President Joe Biden on Monday. There have been fresh losses in Asia-Pacific stock markets today, as bank stocks continues to fall.

Plagued By Life Lessons

5 Things We've Learned from COVID in Three Years

Three years ago, on March 11, 2020, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), announced that the coronavirus that causes COVID was spreading worldwide and that the outbreak was officially a pandemic. At the time, there were more than 118,000 confirmed cases of COVID and 4,291 official deaths.

Prez Schedules Presser

Biden says he plans to go to Northern Ireland for Good Friday Agreement anniversary

President Biden on Monday said he plans to go to Northern Ireland for the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement next month. "It's my intention to go to Northern Ireland and the Republic [of Ireland]." Biden told reporters while in San Diego, Calif., for a deal to provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarines.

Caution Amid Bank Collapse

Why another high inflation report may not cause Fed to hike

WASHINGTON -- The government inflation report being released Tuesday is expected to show that price acceleration in the United States remained chronically high in February, putting the Federal Reserve in an unusually tough position. The Fed had been considered sure to raise its benchmark interest rate by at least a quarter-point when it meets next week.

Far East Fears Alliance

China: US, allies on 'wrong and dangerous path' with nuclear submarine deal

China's foreign ministry said Tuesday that the U.S., Australia and the United Kingdom are on a "wrong and dangerous path" after a deal was struck for Australia to buy nuclear-powered submarines from the U.S. "The latest joint statement issued by the U.S., U.K., and Australia shows that the three countries have gone further down the...

Tech Cash Double Take

Bitcoin May Emerge Even Stronger From The U.S. Banking Turmoil (Cryptocurrency:BTC-USD)

The U.S. banking sector has been engulfed in a crisis of confidence. From the apparent overnight collapse of SVB Financial Group ( SIVB), a relative niche bank specializing in startups and venture capital funding, all eyes are on other regional names and the mega-cap leader that could be facing similar pressures.

Fashion Inspires 2nd Look

This Hollywood Star "Literally Gasped" When Natasha Poonawalla Passed By At Vanity Fair Party

Natasha Poonawalla has become synonymous with iconic red-carpet looks that manage to impress fashion connoisseurs across the world. Now, the businesswoman-philanthropist has left everyone thoroughly impressed with her all-gold look for the Vanity Fair Oscar after-party. For the event, Natasha Poonawalla stepped out in a Jean Paul Gaultier ensemble in bright gold.

Mum Shares Tricks Of Trade

I'm a mom in the no bra club - my boobs do tricks & people don't how I do it

A MEMBER of the no bra club has revealed her boob flexing skills that has left fans awe-inspired with her secret talent. The TikToker and mom took to social media with her braless trick, which has gone viral online. In the clip, Kaylee Rae (@officialkayleerae) is dressed in a short skirt and a revealing top that showed most of her cleavage.

Requisite Taco Tuesday Recommendation

Cheap Eats: Tacos El Tio

Tacos El Tio. // Photo by Zach Bauman Are you a glutton for tonguishment? Food is one of the simplest pleasures of life. We turn to food for comfort, community, and basic nourishment. Sometimes, though, you just want to shove something greasy and delicious down your gullet without regard to its nutritional value.

About Today's Chill . . .

Sunny and warmer in the metro for Tuesday

Storm system arrives Thursday

Everything But The Girl - Nothing Left To Lose is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.