Kansas City Link'd: Classic Tech, War Games & Consequences

Apropos for #TBT, rtight now classic actress, model & hottie Tori inspires our peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Old School Housing Solution

How an ancient building method is attacking affordable housing in KC

Kansas City start-up Civic Saint is using an ancient idea to attack the very modern program of rising housing prices.

Introducing New Baller

QB Carson Wentz talks to the media for the first time as a Kansas City Chief

The former Eagle, Colts, Commanders and Rams QB is slated to backup Patrick Mahomes in 2024

Fighting To Fuel Future

Evergy Struggles to Cut Carbon as Energy Demand Soars

Evergy is struggling to meet soaring demand for electricity in the Kansas City area. It's complicating efforts to reduce carbon emissions amid climate change.

EPIC Tech Ruling

KC aviation exec wins $10M in damages after proving lawsuit opponents hacked him - Kansas City Business Journal

Farhad Azima won a major legal battle after he proved his opponents hacked his computers to win a lawsuit and then lied about it in court. The ruling also vacated a judgment Azima had been ordered to pay.

Plucked For Reading Pleasure

Here are five Kansas City guitarists to help you celebrate International Guitar Month

When you think about the guitar, your favorite rock band or a singer-songwriter might come to mind, but classical guitar rocks just as hard as its more mainstream counterparts. April is International Guitar Month: celebrate by learning more about Kansas City's classical guitar scene.

Diva 9021-Retro Revealed

Tori Spelling fans wild as she poses NUDE asking if Only Fans is next

One fan even asked if she was going to work for the pau site Only Fans, which Denise Richards ' daughter Sami Sheen as well as singer Iggy Azalea earn a fortune from: 'Are we doing only fans next?'

White House Offers Holy Land Ultimatum

In sharp shift, Biden tells Netanyahu US policy toward Gaza depends on Israeli action

The United States issued its strongest public rebuke toward Israel on Thursday since the start of its war with Hamas, warning that American policy on Gaza will be determined by whether Israel takes steps to address the safety of Palestinian civilians and aid workers.

Legal Move Against MAGA

Judge rejects another Trump bid to dismiss classified docs case

This is the second time in a matter of weeks Judge Aileen Cannon has denied Trump's bid for dismissal.

Progressives Pushed Back

Democrat pro-Israel group looks to oust 2 'Squad' members from Congress

A Democrat pro-Israel group is seeking to oust "Squad" members Reps. Cori Bush and Jamaal Bowman amid their history of controversial comments regarding Israel.

Alternative Stands Down

No Labels won't run a third-party campaign after spending millions trying to recruit a candidate

The No Labels group says it won't field a presidential candidate in November after strategists for the bipartisan organization were unable to attract a candidate willing to seize on the widespread dissatisfaction with President Joe Biden and Donald Trump.

Crackdown On Capitol Attacker

Federal judge condemns 'normalization' of January 6 while sentencing defiant rioter | CNN Politics

A federal judge on Wednesday blasted a convicted January 6 rioter for downplaying the US Capitol attack and using the kind of revisionist rhetoric that former President Donald Trump often uses on the campaign trial.

GOP Divide Worsens

Greene slams Johnson's Ukraine position: 'Is he being blackmailed?'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Wednesday went after Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) for what she said was a departure from the GOP's principles on Ukraine and a host of other issues. "Mike Johnson has made a complete departure of who he is and what he stands for.

Vlad Levels Up Attacks

It looks like Russia is trying to overrun Ukrainian defenses with mechanized assaults before mud and more weapons can wreck its plans, analysts say

Ukraine is holding, but its defenses may not last against these assaults as it waits for aid to arrive to fix its weapon and ammo shortages

Holy Land On Alert

Israel halts military leave amid Iran threats

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) halted all military leave as threats are growing from Iran following an alleged Israeli strike on the Iranian consulate in Syria this week, which killed two top generals. The IDF said Thursday in a statement that it was pausing leave for all combat units "in accordance with the situational assessment."...

South Of Border Suffers REAL Political Violence

In Mexico, a mayoral candidate is murdered on her first day of campaigning

In the Mexican state of Guanajuato mayoral candidate Gisela Gaytán was shot dead on the first day of her campaign despite having requested security protection from authorities and receiving no response.

Cash Saves Earth?!?

Eight nonprofits to administer $20 billion in federal climate funds

Eight nonprofit institutions will administer $20 billion in federal funds designated for combating climate change and reducing pollution. The Biden administration had previously announced that these funds from the Democrats' 2022 climate, tax and healthcare bill, would be administered by a mix of large national and smaller local institutions.

Critics Hides Behind Orthodoxy

Is Richard Dawkins a Christian?

When the New Atheism thing was new, I wrote a piece saying that the people who supported it were pretentious and cowardly. They pretended to know what religion is, and said that it caused great harm. I said this was 'intellectual cowardice'. The intellectual coward is one who chooses simplicity over complexity and difficulty.

80s Star Shares Love Story

Molly Ringwald conceived daughter in Studio 54 dressing room during 'Cabaret' run: 'Iconic'

The "Sixteen Candles" actress, 56, shares daughter Mathilda, 20, and twins Roman and Adele, 14, with husband Panio Gianopoulos.

Retro Game Revealed

You're the cameraperson for a sexy '90s reality show in this upcoming 'thirst-person shooter'

In The Crush House there are sexy single contestants vying for attention, and you're the producer chasing viewers.

Kangaroo On Mission

UMKC Dr. teaches life-saving training to health care workers in Africa

Dr. Diana Tamer traveled to the Ivory Coast through the African Access Initiative as part of her mission to reverse cancer rates.

Diversity In The Dotte

Wyandotte County Ethnic Festival

The Wyandotte County Ethnic Festival takes place this weekend and is an infusion of culture, food, dance, tradition and more!

Inside Loop After Defeat

What's HOT in Downtown KC - April 4-10 - Downtown Council of Kansas City

What's HOT in Downtown KC: 4.4-10 Eslabon Armado @ The Midland - Saturday Clue @ Kauffman Center - thru Sunday Dan + Shay @ T-Mobile Center - Sunday Farmers Market [...]

Serving The Dotte Proves Harder

As Kansas City, Kansas, cracks down, the food truck scene fights for a future

A thriving community of mobile vendors in Kansas City, Kansas, was told by Wyandotte County it can no longer operate at evening or night

Spring Chill Still In April

Chilly conditions continues for the metro

Cold and blustery conditions

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