Kansas City Lean: Cowtown Money Matters, MAGA Doubt & AI Votes

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Local Cash Lessons

Program helps Kansas Citians build savings accounts, become financially empowered

A program in Kansas City is helping people save more money as they work to become financially empowered.

Barbie Bit Too Much For The Dotte

'It would not be a good time': Neighbors of proposed Amusement Park warn roads can't support traffic

Barbie world and many more themed rides are one step closer to coming to Bonner Springs.

DEI For The Whole Family

Black mothers at KCMO nonprofit highlight inequities in care, need for maternal education

KSHB 41's Alyssa Jackson spoke with Black mothers at Uzazi Village, a KCMO nonprofit that highlights inequities in care and the need for maternal education.

Show-Me Conservation

'The water wars are coming': Missouri looks to limit exports from rivers, lakes * Missouri Independent

Missouri House members voted for legislation that would limit exports of water outside the state. The Senate is considering a similar bill.

Kansas Dust Bowl Daze Return

Dust Storm Causes Reduced Visibility In Kansas - Videos from The Weather Channel

A dust storm in northeast Kansas created a challenging time for drivers, as visibility was reduced to almost zero along rural roads. - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Show-Me Retro Sounds

Proudly analog, a Missouri family business keeps cassette tapes alive for new generations

Once seen as a musical relic, audio cassettes have survived the eras of CDs and streaming to win over music lovers of a new generation. That's in large part thanks to the National Audio Company in Springfield, Missouri, the largest cassette manufacturer in the world.

Tech Scares Politicos

'Zero-trust world': Experts explore future of AI in politics

"Somebody took the plunge, and whether or not that was ethical remains to be seen, but now we are starting to talk about it," said Chris Kovac, co-founder of the KC AI Club and Kovac.ai Marketing.

Classic Spring/Summer Fashion Inspires Reality Star

Kylie Jenner's Vintage Chanel Thongkini Is Two Years Older Than She Is

It's been a tour de force of rare swimwear during the Kardashian-Jenner family trip to the Turks and Caicos.

Prez Teases Forgiveness

Biden says he's considering Australia's request to drop prosecution of Wikileaks founder Assange

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he is considering a request from Australia to drop the decade-long U.S. push to prosecute Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for publishing a trove of American classified documents. For years, Australia has called on the U.S. to drop its prosecution against Assange, an Australian citizen who has fought U.S.

MAGA Doubts Pro-Life Fight 

Trump says Arizona abortion ruling went too far

Former President Donald Trump said Arizona's Supreme Court went too far in ruling the state's 160-year-old near-total abortion ban can be enforced.

Show-Me College Cash Crisis

MOHELA can't escape the student loan spotlight

The spotlight has shined brightly on student loan servicer Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA) amid fights for student debt relief and complaints about its handling of student loan payments. And on Wednesday, Congress puts the agency in its sights, with a Senate hearing dedicated to the allegations that have clouded MOHELA's reputation.

Ukraine Considers Front Runner

Zelensky says he will listen to Trump's ideas to end war 'with pleasure' | CNN

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he would listen to former US President Donald Trump's ideas to end the war in Ukraine with "pleasure" but trod carefully around the issue during an interview at the Delphi Economic Forum in Greece.

Warning Amid Ongoing War

Israel Gaza: Netanyahu making a 'mistake', says Biden

The US president says Israel should allow full access for aid to reach Gaza for six to eight weeks.

Far East Future

China and Taiwan are destined for 'reunification', Xi tells former president

Chinese leader using meeting with Ma Ying-jeou to promote peaceful 'reunion' as only alternative to annexation, say analysts

Talk Show Smackdown Regret

Former 'Howard Stern Show' writer reflects on 'sadness and anger' after hitting man on livestream

Former "Howard Stern Show" writer Elisa Jordana is apologizing after a video of her hitting her alleged boyfriend went viral.

Ask The Pro

I'm a porn star - here's my number one tip for men who want to have more sex

"For a while I was self conscious about it but then I just sort of embraced it," porn star Johnny Sins said about his short hair cut.

Airborne Tags Adjusted

From MHOMS to RIBBS, see 37 nods to Kansas City-area legends hidden in aviation codes

Next time you fly through MCI, your favorite university or barbecue dish could help guide the way. Find out how.

Blvd Buffet Reporting

Dish & Drink KC: Bunuelos at La Bodega and pork rolls at Paris Bánh Mì

Bunuelos and pork rolls keep the community rock n' rollin' through the weekat La Bodega and Paris Bánh Mì.

Thank Chiefs Front Office

Travis Kelce still 'doesn't know' how he scored Taylor Swift

Travis Kelce confessed he doesn't know how he started dating his girlfriend Taylor Swift during the latest episode of his podcast, New Heights.

Celebrate Urban Cup . . . 

PH Coffee's Annual Customer Appreciation Day: A Blend of Coffee and Community | Northeast News

PH Coffee, located on 2200 Lexington Ave, is gearing up to host their highly anticipated annual customer appreciation day on April 20th, from 7 a.m....

Forecast For Midweek

There's a chance of a few showers late this afternoon and evening

Higher chance of scattered showers farther east of the metro across central Missouri

Steve Aoki - Everything You Do is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.