Kansas City News Look: Border Hopping, Barista Life & Rumors Of War

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Expanding Minds & Waistlines

Border-Hop Between Kansas and Missouri to Fully Savor the Food, Sports and Culture of Kansas City

While it's technically two separate cities (lovingly dubbed KCK and KCMO), we recommend strategic border-hopping to take in the saucy 'cue, rowdy sports and global culture on both sides of the Kansas and Missouri rivers. In KCMO, Café Corazon's menu transports you to Latin America.

Another Kind Of Conversation Therapy?!?

Muslim advocacy group asks Kansas senator for equal representation after offer to convert - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - A Muslim advocacy group on Friday asked Sen. Mark Steffen to commit to fair representation of all constituents following news reports of a conversation in which Steffen offered to convert a Muslim woman. Steffen's comment came during a meeting with a group of young Kansans from Wichita and Hutchinson in his office on March 16.

Show-Me Right-Wing Consequences

Missouri lawsuit isn't the only defamation case against far-right site Gateway Pundit * Missouri Independent

At the time, he was living in Colorado and working as director of product security for Dominion Voting Systems, the company ensnared in unfounded election fraud conspiracies following former President Donald Trump's loss to Joe Biden.

New Digs In The Works

Clark Hunt says he's surprised Chiefs players griped about facilities. He can fix it

A couple of weeks after the Chiefs hoisted the Lombardi Trophy in Glendale, Arizona, the league's players association let us all know that things weren't quite so sunny back home in Kansas City. Let the owner know, too, apparently.

EPIC Return Man Tribute

Chiefs announce Dante Hall will be inducted into team's hall of fame

Former Kansas City Chiefs special teams star and wide receiver Dante Hall will be inducted into the team's hall of fame. Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt made the announcement on Friday. "My family and I are delighted to announce Dante as this year's inductee into the Chiefs Hall of Fame," Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said.

Mentorship Amongst Blondes

Olivia Dunne: Paige Spiranac helped me through New York Times controversy

Olivia Dunne is grateful to have fellow superstar influencer Paige Spiranac in her corner. In a new interview with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit - where the LSU gymnast will be making her debut in the 2023 issue - Dunne opened up about the support she received from Spiranac in light of a controversial New York Times piece about her meteoric rise.

White House Health Check Demanded

With Biden as oldest US president in reelection bid, health experts call for 'complete transparency'

When President Joe Biden announced his plans to run for a second term this week, he reignited the debate about his advanced age and the capacity of individuals of that age to serve in the highest office in the land.

It's All The Same Grind

Truth Social Whistleblower Now Works at Starbucks-and Loves It

Six months ago, Will Wilkerson lost his job as former executive vice president for Donald Trump's Truth Social after providing 150,000 emails and internal documents to federal and state investigators. Now, as a federally-protected whistleblower, Wilkerson has found a new career-path: a Starbucks certified barista trainer in North Carolina.

Using The News?!?

DeSantis Hates the Media - But Not This One Outlet

TAMPA, Fla. - Ron DeSantis' biggest fan in the media is a couple of hours from taking the stage to spread the governor's gospel to the University of South Florida when some major Donald Trump news breaks. The former president has gone and gotten himself indicted.

Texas Tragedy Worsens

Neighbors asked a man to stop firing a rifle outside. He then opened fire on them, killing 5 people, a Texas sheriff says

Five people were fatally shot, including an 8-year-old, in a Cleveland, Texas, home after a Friday night rampage that started with a noise complaint about gunfire, according to the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office. .

As The World Burns

Fuel tank ablaze in Sevastopol, official says apparent drone attack

April 29 (Reuters) - A fuel tank was ablaze in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol in what appeared to be a drone strike, the Moscow-installed governor said on Saturday. "According to preliminary information, the fire was caused by a drone hit," Governor Mikhail Razvozhaev wrote on the Telegram messaging app.

Far East Standoff Awaits

As US and Philippine defense ties grow, China warns over Taiwan tensions | CNN

Sandwiched between two Pacific superpowers, the Philippines has long had to tread delicately when it comes to dealing with Beijing and Washington's competing interests, a complex juggling act that has been on vivid display in recent weeks.

Home Team Bounces Back

Royals win wild one, 3-2

The Reflex of any Royals fan in the bottom of the ninth was probably to expect this game to end in a walk-off loss. Closer Scott Barlow came on, got an out, but allowed the next two runners to reach before facing off against Byron Buxton.

Trolling End Game

TikTok star announcing Chiefs last pick had a simple question

A TikTok star who announced the Kansas City Chiefs' final draft pick in 2023 stole the show towards the end of the NFL Draft. James Droz, an Oklahoma native who became 'TikTok famous' for asking losing teams "what happened," brought back fond memories of this year's recent Super Bowl."Philadelphia, what happened?," Droz asked before making the pick.The Chiefs defeated the Eagles in the Super Bowl, 38-35.

New Team Takes Shape

Here it is: the Kansas City Chiefs' complete draft class of 2023

The NFL Draft in Kansas City concluded on Saturday afternoon - and we now have a complete Kansas City Chiefs draft class of 2023. Here is the full class: On Day 1, the Chiefs chose to keep their original pick - No. 31 overall - selecting a local Lee's Summit and Kansas State pass rusher.

Here's Waldo Celebration

It's All About Local at Waldo's Spring Fling on May 6 - In Kansas City

Kansas City's Waldo neighborhood brings back the Spring Fling Festival for the second year in a row on May 6. Picture this: A soft spring breeze nuzzles your shoulders as you stroll from tent to tent discovering local vendors, delicious bites to eat, and activities to enjoy with every member of the family.

Katie's Weekend Forecast

A sunny, but windy day closes out the NFL Draft


Hozier - All Things End is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.