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March Madness Weather Or Not

KC Power & Light leaders ready for more Big 12 fans, rain or shine

Kansas City Power & Light says it's prepared for more basketball fans this week with the Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship about to kick off.

12th & Oak Ultimatum

City manager Brian Platt needs to convince KC he's not just waiting for a better offer | Opinion

His job is powerful and important to Kansas City, and he has racked up accomplishments. But as as the mayor says, he still "has more one-on-one work to do." | Opinion

Celebrate Rock Chalk Journalism

This Sunshine Week, Kansas officials should finally clear the Marion County Record's journalists * Kansas Reflector

Welcome to Sunshine Week, an annual opportunity to celebrate the public's right to know and promote the need for government transparency.

Show-Me Therapeutics For Troops

Missouri Lawmakers Push to Make Psilocybin Legal for Veterans

A growing body of evidence suggests that the "magic" in magic mushrooms can be helpful for a wide range of mental health issues

Rolling With Classic Lady Soccer Wheels Despite Parking Probs

KC Current fan transforms vintage 1965 Volvo into the ultimate 'teal mobile'

As excitement builds for the KC Current's season home opener in the world's first women's stadium, one fan has taken his support to new heights, or rather, new wheels.

Insta Glamour Shots Debut

Camila Cabello gives middle finger salute in snaps from Oscars bash

Camila Cabello shared a number of playful behind-the-scenes snaps from the Vanity Fair Oscars party in a new Instagram post on Tuesday.

White House Silences Critics?!?

Analysis: Biden has shelved the age issue - for now | CNN Politics

Not even presidents can reverse time, so there's only so much Joe Biden can do to defuse one of his top general election liabilities - his advanced age.

MAGA Moves On Your Check

Trump just floated Social Security cuts. Take him seriously.

Donald Trump said he's open to cutting Medicare and Social Security in a CNBC interview Monday. His campaign later walked the remarks back. But voters shouldn't trust the Republican to safeguard their entitlement benefits.

Tech Crackdown Coming Soon

House likely to pass a bill that could ban TikTok, sending it to the Senate

House Democrats and Republicans say the legislation, which would pressure TikTok's China-based owner to divest, is needed to protect Americans' data. Senators are still evaluating it.

Republican Redux

Cheney fuels speculation about her next move

Speculation is growing about the role former Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) will play in the 2024 election as President Biden and former President Trump barrel toward a rematch. Cheney has vowed that she'll do whatever it takes to keep Trump from returning to the White House.

Vlad Launches More Nuke Threats

Putin again threatens to use nuclear weapons and claims Russia's nuclear arsenal is better than that of U.S.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is asserting that Moscow's nuclear arsenal is "much more" advanced than that of the U.S. even as he again threatens to use it.

Eastern Europe Drone War Power Move Risks Escalation

Ukraine hits oil refineries deep inside Russian territory, as Kyiv steps up drone attacks before Putin's election | CNN

Ukraine launched overnight drone attacks on three Russian oil refineries, a Ukrainian defense source told CNN on Wednesday, as Kyiv intensifies its cross-border strikes days before Vladimir Putin anticipated re-election as President.

Tragic Chinese Takeout

Huge China restaurant explosion kills at least one, injures 22 | CNN

A deadly suspected gas explosion ripped through a residential neighborhood in northern China on Wednesday, leaving a scene of devastation and multiple people wounded.

American Troops Confront Caribbean Chaos

US deploys Marine anti-terrorism unit to Haiti to protect embassy

A Marine anti-terrorism team has been deployed to protect the U.S. embassy in Haiti as the country is suffering from gang violence and political turmoil.


Pearl Jam Earns Their First New No. 1 Hit In A Quarter-Century

Pearl Jam's new single "Dark Matter" rises to No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Airplay chart, becoming the band's fourth leader and their first in 26 years.

Confessional On Making Rent

A moment that changed me: I discovered my mother was a sex worker

As a judgmental 10-year-old, I was shocked and ashamed when I walked in on Mam with a client. Decades later, I realised what a remarkable woman she was

Lady Luck Lives In Our Cowtown

KC resident wins $2 million scratchers ticket: 'I bought it because it was pretty!"

One Kansas City woman is $2 million richer thanks to what she says was a decision "on a whim."

Local College Cash Help

MOCAN offers free help to parents, students filling out FAFSA form

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is open and ready to be filled out by incoming and current college students seeking help to pay for college.

Plebs Play House Guest & Admire Our Betters . . . 

3 Great Looks for Living Rooms - IN Kansas City Magazine

Living rooms used to be reserved for entertaining guests, but these days they're designed for day-to-day life. Check out these "living" rooms, both traditional and contemporary. An Artist's Haven Blue dominates in the art, the velvet-upholstered and chrome Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams chairs, and the pillows in Brady Legler's Leawood ranch.

Excellent Kansas City Java Selections Available

Black Drip releases canned cold brew as KC coffee maker leans into creative blends

A new cold brew version from Charon Thompson's popular Kansas City coffee brand drips with strength, the co-founder said, teasing its arrival on the market just as the metro begins to heat up for the spring.

Forecast For Tonight

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