Kansas City Overview: Legal Weed Biz, MAGA Talk & World At War

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Cowtown Cannabis Crackdown

KC dispensary 1 of 9 to have license revoked due to eligibility concerns

A Kansas City dispensary was one of nine dispensaries that had their licenses revoked due to eligibility concerns.

Golden Ghetto Build Up

Lenexa shows off updated comprehensive plan to residents

The City of Lenexa showed off it's updated comprehensive plan to residents, setting a guide for the next 20 years of development

Fight Against Union Thrown Out

Court dismisses Yellow's $137M lawsuit against Teamsters

Yellow's breach-of-contract suit against the Teamsters union has been dismissed by a federal court in Kansas.

Northland Notice

Clay Co. deputies stop "dangerous drunk drivers" over the weekend

Two "dangerous drunk drivers" were taken off Missouri roads over the weekend after one was seen speeding on the shoulder of a Kansas City road and another's vehicle was found in a creek near Kearney.

Secret Drinking Games Exposed

Play it cool: Ten spots with speakeasy vibes in Kansas City

Le Lounge // Photo by Sarah Sipple The whole point of a speakeasy is to keep it hush-hush, hiding illicit activities like liquor sales and nightclubs during the time of prohibition. But in 2024, we can redefine speakeasy, for the casual diner or partier, to represent more of an ambiance than a truly secret operation.

Real Estate Hotness For 2024

Selling Sunset stars Chrishell Stause and Emma Hernan in bikinis

Selling Sunset stars Chrishell Stause and Emma Hernan shared several eye-popping photos to Instagram earlier this week where they had on barely any clothing.

White House Gang Against MAGA

Analysis: Three presidents and one mission: Beat Trump | CNN Politics

Sometimes when a president needs a hand, only another president - or another two - will do.

Former Prez Lashes Out

Donald Trump assails judge and his daughter after gag order in New York hush-money criminal case

Donald Trump has lashed out at the New York judge who put him under a gag order that bars him from commenting publicly about witnesses, prosecutors, court staff and jurors in his upcoming hush-money criminal trial.

Serious Hip-Hop Allegations

Diddy's ex-girlfriend Yung Miami 'transported pink cocaine for him'

Diddy 's on-off girlfriend Yung Miami 'transported pink cocaine for him,' court documents reveal.

Eastern European Escalation

Ukraine war briefing: 'Russian terror' as guided bombs hit Kharkiv

Ukrainian spy chief hints at assassination of traitors; Putin claims F-16 fighter jets won't make a difference. What we know on day 764

Holy Land Sets Course

Israel has 'no choice' but Rafah offensive, Netanyahu tells US members of Congress | CNN

The Israeli prime minister has told a group of US members of Congress that "victory" in Gaza and "getting" Hamas' leadership in the enclave is "a few weeks away."

Americans Against Middle-East War

Majority in U.S. Now Disapprove of Israeli Action in Gaza

A majority of U.S. adults now disapprove of Israel's military action in Gaza, a shift from the prior survey in November.

Border Chaos Cont'd

Texas' migrant arrest law is on hold for now under latest court ruling

A federal appeals court has refused to lift an order that blocks Texas from arresting and deporting migrants suspected of illegally crossing the border.

Authorities Desperately Seeking TikTok Fugitive 

Leonel Moreno, 'migrant influencer' encouraging others to invade the US, squat at homes is now on the run from authorities

Moreno - who claims he, his wife and daughter receive $350 a week from the federal government in his videos - appears to be hiding in plain sight, even posting a video in front a cop car from the G...

Trusting The Science?!?!

Online Conspiracies About the Baltimore Bridge Collapse Are Out of Control

Conspiracy theorists are calling the Baltimore bridge collapse a "black swan event," and blaming everything from Israel to DEI to Covid vaccines.

Chopper Shoppers Boost Caribbean Gun Sales

Haiti: US guns pour into Port-au-Prince, fuelling surge in violence

Every kind of gun is flooding into Port-au-Prince. Haitians are blaming the US.

Former Constantinople Choice

Turkish vote: Battle to run Istanbul becomes key to country's future

Millions of Turks vote on Sunday, and President Erdogan hopes to regain control of Turkey's biggest city.

Far East Freedom First?!?

Thailand poised to legalise same-sex marriage after parliament passes bill

Lawmakers overwhelmingly vote to make country the first in south-east Asia to recognise same-sex unions

Scraps Could Save Lives

The world wastes more than 1 billion meals every day as hundreds of millions go hungry, UN report finds | CNN

More than 1 billion meals are wasted across the world each day while nearly 800 million people go hungry, a United Nations report has found.

Community Paper Celebration

2024 Royals Lineup: Getting back to what we love about the Royals

Pre-season prognosticators and odds makers project that the Royals will add 15-20 wins to their 2023 record.

Forecast Moving Forward

More wind and warmer conditions are on the way

The high should be around 66 degrees on Thursday

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.