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Classic Foodie Tactics Endure

How these Kansas Citians are keeping the art of canning alive

The practice of preserving food via canning has been around for two centuries, but has experienced a revival in interest. Here's how two Kansas Citians are keeping the practice alive in two very different ways.

Community Cares Thru Carbs

Pay-what-you-can bake sale benefits victims, families affected by Chiefs rally shooting

In the almost three weeks since the fatal shooting at Union Station during the Chiefs Super Bowl rally, people have donated more than $1 million to the KCStrong Fund.

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Impactful Women of KC: Jackie Nguyen x Café Cà Phê

From touring on Broadway to selling cups of coffee on the street to opening a brick-and-mortar shop in the heart of the pandemic, Jackie is redefining what it means to be a woman-of-color business owner.

Beefing Up Supply Chain

Fareway Meat & Grocery plans fourth Kansas City-area location

Fareway Stores Inc. plans to open a store in Basehor, which would be its fourth Kansas City-area location and first full-service store in Kansas.

Verse From History

326: Kansas City Museum on Restorative Poetics | Northeast News

Join Northeast Newscast publisher Michael Bushnell and Kansas City Museum's Director of Inclusive Learning and Creative Impact, Glenn North as they delve into the transformative impact of poetry in restoring...

Costs Escalate In The Dotte

Property values are on the rise in Wyandotte County. Here's how much yours might go up

The appraiser's office is mailing out assessments this week.

Don't Sleep On Trash Crisis

Mattress left in I-435 traffic lane causes rollover crash

Two people were injured in a crash on I-435 after a mattress was left lying across the lanes of traffic.

Diva Baggage Isn't Deal Breaker

Demi Rose Has a Few Famous Ex-Boyfriends - Exploring the Model's Dating History

Model Demi Rose Mawby has been linked to some high-profile figures in the past. Here's a complete breakdown of her dating history!

Progressive Doubt Confronts Prez

Big Biden bummer: N.Y. Times/Siena poll shows gaps with key Democratic groups

Biden faced the strongest resistance among voters under 45 years old.

First Lady Rudely Trolled

Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt Jill Biden's 'Women for Biden-Harris' tour

TUCSON, Ariz. - First lady Jill Biden spoke for only 14 minutes on the second leg of her "Women for Biden-Harris" tour - but that didn't stop Pro-Palestinian protesters from interrupting her remarks four separate times.

MAGA Campaigns On Border

Trump escalates his immigration rhetoric with baseless claim about Biden trying to overthrow the US

Former President Donald Trump has further escalated his immigration rhetoric, baselessly accusing President Joe Biden of waging a "conspiracy to overthrow the United States of America" at the border as he campaigned ahead of next week's Super Tuesday c...

Decline In Decorum Endorsed

Joe Manchin protester praised after cursing at senator in wild viral video

The Democratic senator was confronted by a group of young climate activists, leading to a tense exchange.

Politicking On Tragedy

Georgia student's death emerges as touchstone in immigration battle

The death of a Georgia student has taken center stage in Washington's battles over immigration, as former President Trump and his allies lean into the issue to attack President Biden and Democrats over the border. Trump, whose signature issue is border security, has repeatedly criticized Biden's policies over the death of 22-year-old Laken Riley.

Americans Feed World

U.S. begins airdropping food in Gaza, but it's a less-than-ideal means of aid delivery

The U.S. military on Saturday began dropping food over the war-torn enclave. Costly and inefficient, delivering humanitarian aid by air is no substitute for delivering it by land, aid groups say.

Vlad Always Listening

Russia publishes German army meeting on Ukraine

German chancellor promises probe after leak of officers discussing the supply of long-range missiles.

Hip-Hop Salute

T-Pain, Young Ca$h release new song "Biggest Booty"

T-Pain and Nappy Boy Entertainment's artist/producer/songwriter Young Ca$h are back with their sophomore single as Bluez Brothaz. Listen here!

Local Scribe Conversation

Novelist Julie Mulhern Answers Four Questions - IN Kansas City Magazine

When hometown girl Julie Mulhern turned to fiction, she followed the age-old dictum: Write what you know. From her school days at Pembroke Hill to her earlier career stints as society editor for The Independent and corporate relations manager for the Kansas City Symphony, Mulhern has had a bird's eye view of the Kansas City...

Hipster Calendar Emerges

Breakaway Music Festival returns to Kansas City in June, announces 2024 lineup

This week, Breakaway announced the full lineup for their Breakaway Kansas City Music Festival, taking place at Azura Amphitheater on June 14 and 15. In addition to activations, onsite fan experiences, and a silent disco featuring local talent, the festival will be hosted by Bobby Hendrickson and feature performances by Fisher, Tiësto, Slander, Two Friends, ARMNHMR, BUNT., Chuew, Cloonee, Coco...

TV News Helps Youngsters

Diaper Madness! Help us raise funds for 500,000 diapers.

KMBC 9 Cares for Kids and HappyBottoms are partnering to raise diapers for families in need.

Local Kickoff Celebrated

Sporting KC's first team to play in 2024 U.S. Open Cup

After much speculation, Sporting Kansas City will be one of eight MLS teams playing in the 2024 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Katie's Forecast For Now . . .

It's windy and warm this weekend

Saturday will have high temperatures around 72 degrees; winds will be noticeable Saturday and even stronger on Sunday.

Bluez Brothaz, T-Pain & Young Ca$h - Biggest Booty is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.