Kansas City Stroll: Old KCI Cleanup, MAGA Cursed & Apollo Departs

Right now model, actress hottie Joy inspires this extended peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines at the end of the week. 

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Cash For Wrecking Crew

Kansas City approves $17.5M contract to demolish old KCI terminals

The old terminals at Kansas City International Airport are one step closer to finally coming down with a $17 million demolition contract approved.

Suffer Snail Mail Waiting Game

Mail mess: Business owner desperate for solutions as USPS mail delays continue in Kansas City

KMBC has received multiple reports from people in the past 48 hours from all parts of the viewing area.

Flyover Country Exodus Cont'd

Midwest 'brain drain' persists. And job opportunity is the main driver

"Brain drain," the migration of people with a higher education degree, remains an issue in most of the Midwest and Great Plains. Recent U.S. Census data shows many states are losing some of their most educated residents.

Fundraising After Tragedy

Suburban Kansas City teen fell to his death while hiking, taking photos at Utah canyon

His sister wrote on Facebook that the "tragic accident" serves as a "cautionary tale" for hikers.

JoCo Build Up

Honeywell investing $84 million in Olathe manufacturing facility

Honeywell plans to invest $84 million to expand its aerospace manufacturing facility in Olathe, which will bring over 150 new jobs to the area.

Latest Survivor Story

'It's life-saving': KC-area woman's quick thinking saves husband's life with CPR during cardiac arrest

During Heart Disease Awareness Month, one local woman is sharing the importance of knowing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, also known as CPR.

Golden Ghetto Going Out Of Biz

Longtime manufacturer will shut down operations in Overland Park - Kansas City Business Journal

The closing of the company's Overland Park headquarters is part of a larger restructuring by its parent company. In 2022, the most recent year available, the company employed 200 local full-time-equivalent employees.

Lifting Local Numbers

KCI records 5th-busiest year in 2023 at new terminal amid ongoing pandemic recovery

Air travel at Kansas City International Airport hasn't quite eclipsed pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels, but the travel industry continued a strong rebound in 2023 with KCI's fifth-busiest year ever.

Cheeky Celeb Shares Look

Joy Corrigan bares her tummy and teases pert bum in sheer black lace

Joy Corrigan took to Instagram on Thursday to share a selection of new photos with her 932,000 followers.

White House Curses MAGA

CNN finds Biden relatable after reportedly cursing at Trump in private: 'Connects' with voters

A CNN panel suggested Americans would view President Biden more positively because of a new report claiming he calls Donald Trump profane names in private.

Justice Delayed

US judge delays Trump's federal 2020 election subversion trial

Judge Tanya Chutkan orders delay in former president's trial, which was due to start in Washington on 4 March

Scandal Helps Former Prez

Fani Willis admits affair with prosecutor, won't leave Donald Trump's Georgia election case

The Atlanta prosecutor had been dogged by allegations of an improper affair with attorney Nathan Wade, whom she hired to lead the Trump election case.

Eastern Europe Walking Papers

Ukrainian general's uncertain future adds to doubts over its fight with Russia

Widespread reports that President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is about to fire his top military leader, Army Cmdr. Valerii Zaluzhnyi, have exposed possible cracks in the country's leadership.

Coalition Confronts Holy Land

Over 800 Western Officials Denounce Pro-Israel Policies

"Our governments' current policies weaken their moral standing and undermine their ability to stand up for freedom, justice and human rights globally."

Far East Confused

Misinformation spreads in China on 'civil war' in Texas

Chinese social media cheers intensifying standoff between Texas and the White House over illegal migrants.

Stuck In The Middle

I went home with a couple for a threesome - they broke up as I sat naked between them

An Australian woman has shocked two radio hosts after sharing her threesome gone wrong.

Local Hipster Boozing Reported

No ferns at the new Fern Bar in Kansas City. But it serves the cocktails and vibes

This new bar's owner describes it as a "world-class cocktail bar in a casual environment."

Cowtown Influnce Game Thrives

Popular KC Youtuber Lisa Nguyen talks ramen, home cooking and potential pop-ups.

Youtuber and food content creator Lisa Nguyen talks ramen, lessons in home cooking and potential real-life pop-ups.

Road Trip Fare Shared

2024 Super Bowl foods: Tasty traditions that honor Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers playing in Vegas

You can't go wrong with this list of food options that cater to the cities involved

Savoring Kansas City Fave

'We're all in it together': Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop wraps family flavors with team work ethic

A staple of Kansas City's emerging food scene for 27 years, Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop's growth and popularity wouldn't have been possible without Malisa Monyakula's team, the chef and owner said.

Home Team Shares Community Tribute

Royals honor Black History Month with free admission to Negro Leagues Museum

KANSAS CITY -- If you haven't been to the historic Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM), or if you've been itching to visit again, now is the time to go. In honor of Black History Month, the Kansas City Royals Foundation will once again provide free admission to the NLBM throughout

Tasty Border Jumping

Kansas City 'island-style' sandwich shop is opening another Johnson County location

Here's where its newest Overland Park spot will be.

Stop & Smell Flowers

Beautiful Blossoms

Bring beautiful blossoms into the home with simple sustainable arrangements, learn how-to tips from local KC florists.

Goodbye, Apollo

Carl Weathers, Apollo Creed from 'Rocky' and 'Mandalorian' star, dies at 76

Carl Weathers, the actor best known as Apollo Creed in the "Rocky" movies and more recently for his role in the hit "Star Wars" series "The Mandalorian," died Thursday in his sleep, according to his family.

Doubting Rodent Predictions

WEATHER BLOG: Nick Bender says take the Groundhog's advice with a grain of salt next week

Early spring? Eh, kinda.

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