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Holi-Daze Have Arrived

Crown Center Ice Terrace opens for 51st winter season

Crown Center in Kansas City opened its popular ice skating rink, the Ice Terrace, on Nov. 3 for its 51st year.

Progressives Pout About Weather

Kansas City is about to get colder and darker. Here's how to cope with seasonal depression

The clocks will "fall back" this weekend, and as the days get shorter and colder, it should be a priority to keep up your mental health. One Kansas City psychologist shares tips to lessen the effects of seasonal depression.

Today's Toy Train Impediment

Part of 39th Street closed for streetcar track construction

Starting Friday, part of 39th Street and Main Street will be closed due to streetcar track construction.

Season Of Shots Cont'd

Kansas City-area parents anxiously wait for RSV drug amid national shortage

A shortage of the newly-approved RSV drug left new parents to protect their babies in other ways while they wait for a larger supply.

Protecting Puppers

Pet Resource Center of KC offering low cost vaccinations to pet owners

On the first Friday of each month, the organization's mobile unit can get vaccinations done at a fifth of the cost

Dead-Tree Contemplates Eternity

'A godsend.' JoCo widow didn't know what a death doula was - until she needed one

"Sometimes it's just nice to have that one person who's not in a suit and tie or a white coat."

Suburbs Keeps Quiet

A new addition to 69 Highway may help reduce noise issues in south Overland Park

The latest phase of construction on the 69 Express project is one nearby residents say is desperately needed: the addition of sound barriers.

Tralyor Swelce Inspires Merch Spike

Chiefs gear continues to fly off shelves, partly due to Swift fever

Stores carrying Chiefs gear continue to see a lift in sales, including Rally House, which says the team's Super Bowl win and the Taylor Swift connection are creating additional demand for merchandise.

Influencer Life Examined

Alexis Ren talks the struggle with early internet fame

The blonde beauty was modeling some of the top designer items from BCBG Max Azria for fall 2023 as she was shot by Stolen Besos. She is best known for DWTS in 2018.

Prez Suspects Close Call

Biden campaign warns of 'very close' general election

President Biden's campaign on Thursday issued a warning that while it is prepared a year out from the 2024 race, it is expecting a razor-tight race - that is likely to be a rematch with former President Donald Trump. In a memo, Biden campaign manager Julie Rodriguez said her team feels "well-prepared to defeat whoever...

TDS Sparks Political Damage

An anti-Trump group produced four ads attacking his legal troubles. They backfired.

The ads showed the biggest hurdle Trump's opponents have encountered this primary: His court dramas have helped him.

MAGA Misdeeds Spotlighted

Trump appointee who assaulted Capitol officers on Jan. 6 sentenced to nearly 6 years

Federico Klein, a former Donald Trump political appointee who assaulted law enforcement during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, was sentenced to prison Friday.

Crypto King Earns Hard Time

Explainer: Sam Bankman-Fried's conviction - what's next?

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was convicted on Thursday of orchestrating a multibillion dollar fraud on the cryptocurrency exchange's customers.

Tech Attacks Burn Eastern Europe

Ukraine: buildings on fire in Kharkiv after biggest Russian drone strike in weeks - video

Ukraine claims to have shot down 24 out of 40 drones launched by Russia

White House Words On War

Blinken says 'we need to do more' to protect Palestinian civilians

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday said "we need to do more" to protect civilians in Gaza after deadly Israeli strikes have killed around 9,000 people since early October, when Israel launched a major war against Palestinian militant group Hamas. Blinken told reporters at a press conference in Tel Aviv that the U.S.

Far East Cruise Underway

USS Ronald Reagan pulls into the Philippines amidst tension with China

Navy officials said the carrier's port call was planned in advance and not a response to recent maritime collisions between Beijing and Manila.

Conservatives To Competition: Urine Trouble?!?

Virginia Dem Candidate Filmed Herself Peeing Outside ... And No, It's Not The One Who Already Got Caught Doing P*rn

Jessica Anderson, a candidate for Virginia's House of Delegates, filmed herself peeing in the snow and uploaded the video to TikTok.

Weekend Boozing Begins

Kansas City bars to open doors early on Sunday for Chiefs game in Germany

Local bars in Kansas City are gearing up to open their doors bright and early this Sunday to support Chiefs fans tuning in to watch the Kansas City Chiefs face off against the Miami Dolphins.

Cowtown Captors Share Remorse

'Animals take the shape of our friends': KC Zoo staff grapple with death of oldest giraffe

For Kansas City Zoo officials, the death of a giraffe - or for that matter, of any animals at the zoo - is not a negligible thing. It is akin to losing a close friend or family member, they say.

Elite Scribe Submits To Fancy Mag Interview

IN Conversation with David Owen - IN Kansas City Magazine

Born on Valentine's Day in 1955 and raised in Kansas City near Loose Park, New Yorker staff writer David Owen has mined his childhood for literary gems like this: "During parties at our house, a cloud like an inversion layer would fill the downstairs, and the next morning, when Anne and I went down to...

Where's Waldo Fusion?!?

Hemma Hemma Brings Globally-Influenced Home Cooking to Waldo

"I like to surprise people with new combinations. It's anti-authentic."

Autumn Warm Up Arrives

Warmer weather heading into the weekend

Strong winds today gusting up to 30 mph. Temperatures surging into the 60s to near 70 under scattered clouds and sunshine.

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