Kansas City Red Friday: Styling, Campaigning & Wartime Talks

Right now fashionista Hailey's promotional hotness amid Winter inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Cashing In On Champs

Playoff football on the road means more business for local bars and restaurants

"If it's at home, you figure 80,000 of our closest friends are out at Arrowhead going crazy and everybody else just has to find a place to watch the game," Quaff owner Anthony Bonino said.

Golden Ghetto Head Check

Olathe mental health nonprofit gets $750K grant to go toward expansion

The need for mental health care in Kansas has only increased over the last several years. Just last year, Mental Health America put Kansas in last place when ranking mental health.

Cash For Kansas History

Quindaro is set to receive an economic windfall that could put the abolitionist-era village on the map.

Quindaro, an abolitionist-era village and port, is set to receive an economic windfall that could put it on the map once more.

Show-Me Advocacy For Jobs

Hawley calls on Biden to keep Missouri aluminum plant open

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called on President Biden to keep a Missouri aluminum plant open, after it was reported that its operation would be curtailed by Jan. 28. Hawley issued a statement on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Thursday after reports that Magnitude 7 Metals Llc, the second-largest U.S.

Community Postscript

Independence woman laid to rest months after being found dead

An Independence woman, whose remains were found nearly three months ago on Halloween, was finally laid to rest.

Cowtown Creative Freedom

Kansas City blues boss Danielle Nicole is done being 'screwed' by the music industry

After rebuilding her music career twice, Danielle Nicole's new album shows her claiming her power - and the ownership rights to her recordings. "I've put out 10 records," she said. "And this is the first time I haven't felt screwed."

Tribute To Your Favorite Dive

Save Our Stages Kansas City: A whole Lotta love at The Ship

Frtz Hutcherson at the Ship. // photo by Patrick Sprehe Save Our Stages Kansas City is a series of conversations with KC independent music venues. We'll discuss the pandemic's (continuing) effects, some challenges facing smaller venues, the value and economic impact these spaces have on our city, and what we can do to support them now and in the future.

Elite Life Exposed

Hailey Bieber shows off figure in behind-the-scenes photos

Hailey Bieber took to Instagram on Thursday to treat her 50.8 million followers to a slew of behind-the-scenes images from her latest Rhode campaign.

Prez Shares Word Salad

Biden blasted for his 'best gibberish yet' in Wisconsin brewery speech: 'Different language'

President Biden was hammered on social media Thursday for a gaffe he made about beer during a speech he gave at a brewery in Superior, Wisconsin.

Skillful MAGA Moves Threaten Political Staus Quo

Opinion | Trump is running a disciplined campaign. That should worry Democrats.

The Trump campaign's improved machinery underscores how the 2024 election could play out differently than four years ago.

RINOS Interrupted

GOP senators seethe as Trump blows up delicate immigration compromise | CNN Politics

Senior Senate Republicans are furious that Donald Trump may have killed an emerging bipartisan deal over the southern border, depriving them of a key legislative achievement on a pressing national priority and offering a preview of what's to come with Trump as their likely presidential nominee.

Mexican Standoff For Texas

Half of US governors side with Texas in border dispute with Biden, say prez is leaving country 'vulnerable' to illegal immigration

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott received the support Thursday of all but one of the nation's Republican state governors in his feud with the Biden administration over border security. GOP governors from 25 ...

Holy Land Fights For People

Israel will do 'almost everything' to get hostages back, ex-president says

It just won't bow to Hamas, notes Reuven Rivlin - which poses an intractable problem.

Eastern Europe Aglow Soon

Exclusive: Ukraine to start building 4 new nuclear reactors this year

Ukraine expects to start construction work on four new nuclear power reactors this summer or autumn, Energy Minister German Galushchenko told Reuters on Thursday, as the country seeks to compensate for lost energy capacity due to the war with Russia.

Fear Over Far East Finances

China's economy looks more unstable than ever

The country is in even worse trouble now than it was 16 years ago

Tell-All Describes Poly Trend

Teacher in open marriage says 'mothers aren't seen as sexual beings'

Molly Roden Winter, 51, whose new book, More: A Memoir of Open Marriage, details her non-monogamous relationship with composer husband of 24 years, Stewart, 56.

Small Biz Merch Abounds

Kansas City makers burst with Chiefs pride ahead of the AFC Championship

Chiefs merchandise is flying off shelves during the NFL Playoffs, including at well-known retailers like Rally House and Charlie Hustle. But for fans looking for a unique way to show their hometown pride, here's a rundown of unusual Chiefs-themed goods created by local vendors and available in area stores.

Exploring Local Arts

With 1500 members, Arts Alive is a lively arts-hopping bunch

"Everybody knows about the symphony, the opera, the Nelson-Atkins. But underneath all that there's this whole second tier of culture."

Fight For Frisbee Glory

It's Ice Bowl Time in Historic Budd Park | Northeast News

Alex AndersenReporter Budd Park's Disc Golf Pop-up Event is back for 2024 on Saturday, January 27th. If you're a fan of disc golf and raising money for community food partners...

Snail Mail Debated

Not all Kansas Citians are getting mail on time. Now, leaders ask USPS to stop rate hikes

Kansas City area lawmakers criticize the postal service for raising prices when delivery delays are causing people to miss medication, bills

Cloudy Before Breakthrough

Pockets of dense fog remain in the metro

Today is a First Alert Weather Impact Day

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