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Tribute To Kansas City Legend

78 years after his death in Nazi Germany, a Black Kansas City hero is honored in his hometown

On Friday, 78 years after his death in Nazi Germany, Medal of Honor winner and Army Pfc. Willy F. James Jr. was finally honored in his hometown. In March 1945, James was one of 2,200 Black soldiers sent to the World War II frontlines .

Snail Mail Tragedy Today

One dead after semi hits pedestrian on I-35

The Kansas Highway Patrol said one person is dead after a semi struck a pedestrian on Interstate 35 Monday morning.The crash took place at 3:40 a.m.

Golden Ghetto Burnout

Crews battle house fire in south Overland Park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Emergency crews were called to a house fire in south Overland Park early Monday morning. Firefighters responded to the 14000 block of Hayes Street shortly before 4 a.m. Fire was reported in the attic of the home, and all occupants escaped without injury.

Drafty Decisions

2023 NFL Draft street closures near Union Staion in Kansas City

Downtown is buzzing as workers get ready to welcome NFL teams from all over the country.There is much to be done at Union Station before it can host the 2023 NFL Draft.

The Dotte Confiscates Tech?!?

She didn't commit a crime in WyCo court. Why can't she get her confiscated phone back? | Opinion

Ri'Shauna Fielder of Kansas City, Kansas, had a choice: Turn over her mobile phone to Wyandotte County law enforcement officials or risk being arrested. Surrounded by at least six officers inside the county courthouse, she obliged. Sheriff's deputies seized her mobile device and prosecutors later sought a warrant to search the phone for its contents.

Fashion For All

I'm midsize with 32H boobs - I was skeptical of a Skims bra but it blew me away

A MIDSIZED woman was initially skeptical of a Skims bra's ability to accommodate her 32H-cup chest. She was, fortunately, amazed and shocked by the results. Paige Pilgrim (@paigepilg) shared her latest Skims purchase in a video with over 6,000 TikTok followers. "I was absolutely not expecting this," she said.

Trolling Wins White House

Biden's digital strategy: an army of social media influencers

President Biden's not-yet-official bid for re-election will lean on hundreds of social media "influencers" who will tout Biden's record - and soon may have their own briefing room at the White House, Axios has learned.

MAGA Refuses Company Of Conspiracy Theorist

Urine-Drinking Anti-Vaxxer Is Denied His Dinner With Donald Trump Jr. and Dad at Mar-a-Lago

Anti-vaccine leader Christopher Key has long sought to confront one specific "idiot"-former President Donald Trump. He almost got his wish. Key holds a deep grudge against Trump for, as he put it, releasing a "bioweapon" onto the world. That "bioweapon" is just the COVID-19 vaccine, which has saved, by some estimates, tens of millions of lives.

Former Lawman Vs. Old Boss

Barr says US potentially has 'very good evidence' Trump obstructed justice in classified documents case

Former Attorney General Bill Barr said Sunday that investigators probing the potential mishandling of classified documents by former President Trump likely have "very good evidence" that Trump attempted to keep authorities from obtaining the materials after he left the White House. The case against Trump, Barr said, comes down to the matter of how long...

War On Drugs Runs For Border

GOP embraces a new foreign policy: Bomb Mexico to stop fentanyl

Not all Republican leaders are behind this approach. John Bolton, Trump's third national security adviser who's weighing his own presidential run, said unilateral military operations "are not going to solve the problem."

No Such Thing As Secrets

Leaked Pentagon documents provide rare window into depth of US intelligence on allies and foes | CNN Politics

Highly classified Pentagon documents leaked online in recent weeks have provided a rare window into how the US spies on allies and foes alike, deeply rattling US officials, who fear the revelations could jeopardize sensitive sources and compromise important foreign relationships.

Hippie Plagued By Harsh Times

David Crosby died during battle with COVID-19, according to Graham Nash

David Crosby passed away during a battle with COVID-19, according to his former Crosby, Stills and Nash bandmate Graham Nash. Nash said "none of us" knew Crosby was close to death when the rocker died at age 81 in January. He called the two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee's death "shocking" and "kind of like an earthquake."

Ace Needs Backup

Zack Greinke hoping for run support as Royals visit Rangers

The Kansas City Royals have struggled to score this season, especially when their ace, Zack Greinke, is on the mound Greinke has received no run support in his first two starts, which is why the veteran right-hander is 0-2 despite a solid 2.38 ERA.

More Weather This Week . . . 

Chance for scattered rainfall this morning

A few showers and non-severe thunderstorms are possible this morning through early afternoon. Some storms may produce strong wind gusts and very small hail. High 69.Sunny, warmer and windy Tuesday through Thursday with highs around 80 and south winds of 15-20 gusting up to 30 mph.

Joseph - Nervous System is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.