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Things to do in Kansas City during Memorial Day Weekend in 2023

Memorial Day weekend is almost here. With a long weekend on the way and a day set aside to honor and mourn U.S. military personnel, here are some ways to spend the holiday in Kansas City in 2023. Celebration at the StationOne of Kansas City's favorite traditions returns for Memorial Day Weekend.

End Of An Era

Holocaust survivor closes decades-old Johnson County tailor shop. 'I have to go on'

For decades, Sonia Warshawski walked into her tailor shop every day, her brown curls fixed neatly, donning a beaded necklace, antique earrings, or some leopard print accessory. The 97-year-old has weathered close to 40 years in the business and the store's near-closure nine years ago.

Fiesta In The Dotte

Kansas City Latino Festival at Legends Field Memorial Day weekend

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Get ready to max out the fun this Memorial Day weekend. The first Los Monarch Latino Festival will celebrate culture, music and fun at Legends Field in Kansas City, Kansas.

Dust Bowl Days Return

Where's the rain? Kansas City area feeling parched as drought conditions set in

You're eyes aren't deceiving you if you think the Kansas City area is looking parched. Much of the Kansas City metro area is abnormally dry with Jackson and Cass counties facing moderate to severe drought conditions, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map. And it's getting worse.

Toy Train Ramps Up

KC Streetcar extends hours for Memorial Day weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The KC Streetcar will be working overtime this Memorial Day Weekend. RideKC says the streetcar will operate extended hours over the long holiday weekend, including after Celebration at the Station. Additional streetcars will also be on the track Saturday and Sunday to help with the larger demand that is expected.

EPIC Instagram Reveal

Demi Rose wows fans as she dons blue bikini in knickerless poolside snaps

OnlyFans queen Demi Rose barely goes a week without leaving her followers stunned with her latest snaps. And this week was no different as she sent the internet into meltdown posing poolside in the heart of Yucatan. She left little to the imagination as she donned a tiny bra and sarong.

Tech Favors White House

Jen Psaki: What Biden's rivals underestimate about his digital operation

Ever since the 2020 primary, there has been an incorrect perception that Joe Biden and his team are bad at digital. Because Donald Trump's tweets were so outlandish (and inaccurate) many observers thought he was outshining and outflanking Biden.

Biz Honcho Doubts Double Take

Steve Forbes says Joe Biden will not be the Democratic nominee: 'They cannot have him running'

While inflation has come down slightly since record-highs last year, nearly half of American voters feel President Biden's policies are hurting them and 83% of voters feel the economy is "only fair/poor." On " America's Newsroom" Friday, Forbes Media chairman Steve Forbes argued that the state of the economy will cost President Biden the 2024 Democratic nomination.

MAGA Sneak Peek Alleged

Donald Trump Sometimes Showed Classified Docs to Mar-a-Lago Visitors, According to Witnesses

Witnesses are telling prosecutors that Donald Trump had a habit of showing classified documents to visitors at his private Mar-a-Lago club, according to a new Washington Post report.

Euro Trash Push Back Begins

Oleksiy Danilov interview: Ukraine counter-offensive 'ready to begin'

"Bakhmut is our land, our territory, and we must defend it," he said. "If we start leaving every settlement, that could get us to our western border as Putin wanted from the first days of the war."

Bet Your Bottom Dollar On Sunshine

Russia's war in Ukraine is spurring investments in renewable energy

MoneyWatch The upheaval in oil and gas markets started by Russia's war in Ukraine is helping fuel a clean-energy boom as countries scramble to secure their power supply. One notable record: Investment in solar outpaced that in oil for the first time last year, according to the International Energy Agency, which released a report this week on global energy investment.

Classic American Colonial Brand Rejected

George Washington University drops colonial nickname | CNN

George Washington University has changed its school nickname to the Revolutionaries. In a video posted Wednesday on the school's social media accounts, Chuck Todd, host of NBC's "Meet the Press" and an alumnus of the school made the announcement. "Raise high Revolutionaries," Todd said in the video, updating the school's chant.


These billionaires have more money than the US Treasury right now

As time winds down on how long lawmakers have to reach a deal to raise the debt ceiling to avoid the U.S. defaulting on its debt, the Treasury Department's cash balance has been dropping. Data from the department's website shows that its cash balance fell to $49.473 billion on Wednesday, a drop from about the...

Poor Dude Suffers Triple Break

Man hears 'snap' during sex, winds up in hospital with 'triple penis fracture'

A man in Tanzania was sent to the hospital after hearing a "snap" during sex with his female partner. The loud snap occurred "when the penis slipped out, lost the way" and struck the woman "as he was trying to reinsert it," doctors reported in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports.

Ladies Awakened

Yes Really - Women Get Morning Wood Too

But as 18% of women can tell you , they can and do get aroused throughout the night, and wake up with their own morning glory - poised and ready for a good shag before the day has started. There is, of course, a science behind this.

Home Team Stays Losing

The Royals battle back, but can't overcome miscues and fall 10-12 to Washington

The Kansas City Royals still haven't won a game started by Jordan Lyles, although it looked like they might finally do it on Friday. Lyles started his night giving up a leadoff home run to Lane Thomas. It was an MLB-leading 15th home run allowed this season by the Kansas City starter.

Weekend Weather Prediction

FORECAST: Pleasant, sunny conditions expected Saturday

This fantastic weather will continue into the weekend. Clear skies and light easterly winds will send the low near 50 degrees by daybreak Saturday. By the afternoon, look for plenty of sunshine and highs in the upper 70s to around 80 degrees. It will feel comfortable as well, with lower humidity around.

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