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Brewing Merch Success

PH Coffee Brews Change with Innovative Glass Jar Sustainability Program | Northeast News

Located in the heart of the Pendleton Heights neighborhood, PH Coffee has been fostering community efforts and local events for nearly half a decade. To...

Rock Chalk 3rd Party Pipe Dream

Biden or Trump? Maybe it's time for a third choice, says KU professor | Commentary

The two national parties seem set on a rematch of President Joe Biden vs. ex-President Donald Trump. Voters may see it otherwise.

Show-Me Old School Mercy

All seniors over 62 could get property tax freeze with changes to a Missouri law

Under the law passed last session, Missouri counties can decide whether to enact a property tax freeze for seniors. Jackson County has already taken advantage of the law. Now, lawmakers are trying to clarify it.

End Game Tragedy

Kansas City woman furious, horrified of how father's cremated remains were buried

Karen Daniels also said her family was told a mower ran over her father's gravestone and cracked a nameplate.

EPIC Digs Exposed

Travis Kelce's barber gives rare glimpse inside athlete's $6 million Kansas City mansion

The NFL star purchased the pricey pad in October in an effort to give him and girlfriend Taylor Swift a bit more privacy amid their headline-making romance.

Hotness & Giggles . . . 

Charlotte McKinney hosts new comedy series 'Laugh-Tastic with Charlotte McKinney'

"Laugh-Tastic with Charlotte McKinney" is now streaming on Always Funny's 24/7 channel, available on Amazon FreeVee, Pluto, and Roku. For more content from Charlotte, you can follow her on Instagram @CharlotteMcKinney.

Everybody But Prez Biden

All GOP presidential candidates ahead of Biden in new poll, Haley holds largest lead

All GOP presidential candidates were leading President Biden in a new poll released just before the Iowa Caucus, with former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley having the widest margin at eight percentage points.

GOP Truth Declared

Sen. Ted Cruz 'enthusiastically' endorses Donald Trump for president: 'This race is over'

Sen. Ted Cruz threw his support behind Donald Trump in an interview on "Hannity" following the former president's landslide victory in the Iowa caucuses on Monday.

Vlad Might Drop The Big One

Top NATO military officer urges allies and leaders to plan for the unexpected in Ukraine

A top NATO military officer says the war in Ukraine could "determine the fate of the world." NATO Military Committee Chair Admiral Rob Bauer says Western armies and political leaders must drastically change the way they help Kyiv fend off invading Russian forces.

Holy Land Hot Mess Help

Qatar and France send medicine for hostages in Gaza as war rages on and regional tensions spike

A shipment of medicine for dozens of hostages held by Hamas is en route to Gaza

Finances Hurt Far East

Asia stocks falter on rate cut rethink; focus on China GDP

Asian stocks stumbled and the dollar was near a one-month high on Wednesday as hawkish rhetoric from central bankers beat back bets of early interest rate cuts, while geopolitical worries kept risk sentiment in check.

For The Love Of God, Trolling Is Not Art

Lil Nas X divides the internet after issuing an apology: "I messed up really bad this time"

Lil Nas X's fans have a lot of thoughts about his apology video. Fans are divided by the apology video.

Newspaper Navel Gazing Redux

The story behind capturing the photo of Patrick Mahomes' helmet cracking

KC Star visual journalist Emily Curiel braved extreme cold at the AFC Wild Card game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Miami Dolphins to capture the moment when Patrick Mahomes' helmet cracked on contact with a Miami defender.

Snow Go . . . 

FORECAST: First Warn added for Thursday with light snow chance, Friday and Saturday as bitter cold returns

New First Warns have been added to the forecast for Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Sevendust - Everything is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.