Kansas City Glimmer: Content Controversy & Weekend Lasagna Agenda

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Kansas City Family Tribute

Lisa Lopez-Galvan's daughter to DJ her mom's gigs to continue her legacy

19-year-old Adriana Galvan spoke to KCTV 5 Friday in what she calls the 'man cave'.

Life Inside The Loop

What's happening in Downtown KC this week - Downtown Council of Kansas City

Downtown KC arts & entertainment: 3.29-4.3 Clue @ Kauffman Center - opens Tuesday KC Current vs. Angel City FC @ CPKC Stadium - Saturday KC Royals: An Illustrated Timeline @ KC Library - Monday Farmers Market @ [...]

Show-Me Cash Debate

Missouri House Republicans vote to cut corporate income taxes as Democrats criticize 'giveaway'

The bill sponsored by Missouri Rep. Travis Smith, R-Dora, would cut the 4% corporate tax rate down to 3% next year, and make another one percentage point cut each year until the tax is eliminated in 2028. It passed the Missouri House on a party-line vote.

Suburban Burnout Exposed

Firefighters extinguish Lee's Summit blaze sparked by discarded cigarette

Firefighters extinguished a blaze that threatened a Lee's Summit home after a discarded cigarette sparked a small inferno in the mulch.

Classy Lady Secrets Exposed

Nell Hill's Founder Returns With 'This Little Secret' Shop

Nell Hill's founder Mary Carol Garrity has returned to retail with a "little secret" shop in a Midtown Kansas City antique mall. Here are the details.

Internets Always Wants More . . .

Holly Madison says OnlyFans subscribers pressured her to pose NAKED

Holly Madison has claimed that there was pressure for her to pose naked on OnlyFans during her nearly three-year-stint on the racy website.

MAGA Shares Shock Meme

Trump shares video with image depicting Biden tied up in the back of a pickup truck

Former President Donald Trump shared a video on social media Friday that included an image of President Joe Biden bound and restrained in the back of a pickup truck.

Old School Solution Redux

Could tugboats have helped avert the bridge collapse tragedy in Baltimore?

Tugboats were not escorting the massive cargo ship Dali when it lost power in the Port of Baltimore and slammed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge, toppling the span and killing six people.

Former Veep Lashes Out Amid Departure Of Running Mate

Gore laments rise of 'artificial insanity' at Lieberman's funeral

Former Vice President Al Gore lamented the rise of "artificial insanity" plaguing U.S. democracy while delivering a eulogy at the funeral of his onetime presidential running mate, former Sen. Joe Lieberman (Conn.). While offering condolences and comfort in light of Lieberman's death Wednesday, Gore on Friday warned about the "rancor" dividing the country and how...

Sending Holy Land Supplies

US reportedly approves transfer of bombs and jets worth billions to Israel

Sources say weapons package authorized even as Washington expresses public concern over anticipated offensive in Rafah

Poles Smart To Prep

War a real threat and Europe not ready, warns Poland's Tusk

Donald Tusk warns of a "pre-war era" and speaks of the most critical moment since World War Two.

Fear Far East Forecast

How China Will Be Challenged By a 100-Year Storm

China's socio-economic trajectory under President Xi Jinping provides context for it's future in power conflict within the Big Cycle

Nasty Allegations Reveal EPIC Housing Debt

Sean 'Diddy' Combs owes nearly $100M in mortgages on luxury LA, Miami mansions raided by feds: report

Sean "Diddy" Combs owes nearly $100 million in mortgage payments on a trio of mansions in Los Angeles and Miami that were raided by federal agents this week, according to a report. The embattled ra...

Actor Legend & Gentleman Well-Remembered

Louis Gossett Jr., 1st Black man to win supporting actor Oscar, dies at 87

Louis Gossett Jr., the first Black man to win a supporting actor Oscar and an Emmy winner for his role in the seminal TV miniseries "Roots," has died. He was 87.

Living Large No More

Lizzo 'QUITS' music industry in shock post

Lizzo appeared to announce she had quit the music industry in a shock post on Friday.

Creative End Game

Fun Buns: The Keester Club Is a Fan Club for Those Who Love the Booty

Denver artist Joe Murray's latest creative endeavor is pretty cheeky.

Acting Out Locally

Trigger Warming: The Unicorn's Backwards Forwards Back uses video game framing to deprogram the trauma of war

Backwards Forwards Back. // Photo by Cynthia Levin/Unicorn Theatre A few years back, I co-wrote a book about the tenuous connection between video games and violence. The basic through-line was that, for as long as we've had school shootings, we've had politicians who jump to blame violence in video games as the cause, because video games and heavy metal music...

Fundraising For The Win

For every Royals run at home, J.E. Dunn will donate $100 to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

For every Royals run at home, J.E. Dunn will donate $100 to the Negro League Museum to commemorate 100 years since the first Negro League World Series and 100 years of J.E. Dunn in Kansas City.

Trading Day ALMOST Explained

A few more nuggets on the Chiefs sending L'Jarius Sneed to the Titans

Emptying the notebook on the trade of L'Jarius Sneed to the Tennessee Titans - and now the Kansas City Chiefs move on with plans for 2024.

Good Deeds Delivered

Local 'Lazagna Lady' delivers hundreds of meals a week to metro families

An Olathe woman created a homemade meal delivery service that's brought her family together and has become a business success.

Something Weather On The Way

Warm and windy weather for your Friday

Surge in temperature will increase the chance of rain & thunderstorms over Easter weekend

Guster - "Keep Going" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.