Kansas City Reflection: Peacock Pushback, Debating Future & GOP Taunts Hunter

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Baller Shares Freebies

Chiefs defensive end giving away 90 Peacock subscriptions

Kansas City's game against the Dolphins is the only non-linear TV game of Super Wild Card weekend.

World According To Cheerleaders

Great start to 2024 - Downtown Baseball Stadium moves forward - Downtown Council of Kansas City

On Monday, the Jackson County Legislature, with an 8 to 1 vote, resoundingly passed an ordinance to put the 3/8-cent sales tax extension on the ballot in April! This is [...]

More Local Lady Ball

A professional women's volleyball team will soon be calling KC home.

A professional women's volleyball team will soon be calling KC home when a new franchise of the Pro Volleyball Federation starts up.

Historic Chat Coming Soon

Martin Luther King III, son of famed civil rights leader, to speak at Kansas City event

Martin Luther King III, one of three surviving children of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, will be the keynote speaker at a scholarship luncheon Friday at Metropolitan Community College.

Winter Feast Sneak Peek

Brunch: The New Dinner for Kansas City Restaurant Week 2024

A record 225 establishments are taking part in Kansas City Restaurant Week 2024, boosted it part by a new category focused on brunch.

All About Kara

Kara Del Toro: Model, Influencer, TV Personality - Fashion Republic Magazine

Kara Del Toro is an established model and social media influencer. She is best known for appearing in fashion shows such.

Hunter's Hot Mess Today

House GOP advances effort to hold Hunter Biden in contempt

Lawmakers voted along party lines Wednesday to send a resolution to the floor, which would require near-unanimous Republican support.

MAGA Last Word Refused

Judge rescinds permission for Trump to give his own closing argument at his civil fraud trial

Donald Trump won't make his own closing argument in his New York civil business fraud trial. Judge Arthur Engoron rescinded permission for it on Wednesday after Trump's lawyers objected to the judge's insistence that the former president would stick to "relevant" matters.

Another Big Guy Drops Out

Chris Christie to drop his presidential bid

Nikki Haley is expected to benefit.

High Stakes For Deuce

Analysis: Everything is on the line for Haley and DeSantis at Wednesday night's debate | CNN Politics

Republican rivals Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis clash in the 2024 campaign's first head-to-head debate Wednesday, each searching for the critical blow that could position them to become the sole viable challenger to Donald Trump.

Holy Land Accusations Arise

Israel faces accusation of genocide against Palestinians in Gaza in case brought by South Africa at U.N. court

Israel says a case brought by South Africa accusing it of genocide in the Gaza war is "preposterous." Here's a look at the case, the court, and the crime of genocide.

Eastern Europe Needs Tech

Ukraine's Zelenskyy says Russia can be stopped but Kyiv badly needs more air defense systems

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Ukraine has shown that the Russian military can be stopped.

South Of Border Chaos Worsens

Ecuador 'civil war' with cartel: President orders army on the streets

Ecuador was rocked by a series of attacks after the government imposed a state of emergency in the wake of the escape of gang leader Adolfo 'Fito' Macías (pictured) from prison.

Davos Predicts End Game

The people paid to spot risks see high chance of 'global catastrophe' within 10 years | CNN Business

Humanity faces a perilous future, marked by an explosion of disinformation turbocharged by artificial intelligence and the devastating effects of climate change.

East Side Dive Celebrated

Chicken? Check. Beer? Check. Kansas City bar hidden away in Swope Park keeps it simple

Inside this green country shack on a winding road in the woods: "We're just a nice bar and grill type of atmosphere with good, home-cooked, freshly fried chicken."

House Warming Ready

Andy Reid bracing for a 'fired up' Tyreek Hill in his Arrowhead return

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes discuss Miami Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill's return to Arrowhead Stadium.

Life Lessons For Workers

New KC STEM Alliance leader: All students have a place in Kansas City's emerging Tech Hub

Growing Kansas City as a hub for STEM industries brings additional opportunities for connection and collaboration, the incoming leader of the KC STEM Alliance said, highlighting the role young people can play in the evolving innovation economy.

Crafting More Local Jobs

New Burns & McDonnell CEO begins new year with push to expand interest in trades

"We will have to attract people into this field with new incentives, We have to show the next generation how rewarding this career can be."

JoCo Good Deeds Abound

Tiny Pantry Times in Overland Park aids 3,000 locals monthly

OVERLAND PARK, Ks. - Adam and Jennifer Parker launched an initiative in 2020 to aid locals in acquiring hygiene products and fighting off hunger amid the COVID pandemic. But with tremendous growth and...

Tasty Treats Shared In KC

Dish & Drink KC: Pupusas at El Salvadoreño KC and house-made syrups at Bear Necessities

Pupusas from El Salvadoreño KC. // Photo by Lauren Textor El Salvadoreño KC January is the perfect time to slow down and self-reflect on your spending habits. After the winter holiday gift-buying frenzy, I often get agitated and resolve to limit my consumption in the new year.

Temp Drop Ahead

Another winter storm and sub-zero wind chills on the way

While we're still digging out from our first round of snow this week, we're tracking chances for another storm system to bring even more accumulating snow

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