Kansas City Scent: Culture War Campaign, Packaging & Spying Love

Tonight angel Candice inspires us yet again to take a whiff of community news, pop culture and top headlines.

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Local Hipsters Down To Earth

Letter from the Editor: Reach out and touch grass

Our Letter from the Editor reminds readers to take a moment out of your day to day, reach out, and touch some grass.

Paying For South Side Good Life

Loch Lloyd tees up first sales tax on April ballot

"We've run out of the revenue we've been able to generate from new home building permits - there are no more homes to build."

Rock Chalk Sour Bovine Report

Kansas dairy cows have tested positive for bird flu, for the first time ever

Livestock in Texas, Kansas and Michigan are confirmed to have the virus, and herds in New Mexico and Idaho have also tested positive. Officials confirmed that one person in Texas also had bird flu.

Accreditation Life Lesson

One Hickman Mills School Board candidate is disqualified. Another moves out of the district. Who's left? A look at the Hickman Mills School Board candidates

Six brave candidates will try next week for three spots on the Hickman Mills school board.

More Treats Inside The Loop

Dog bakery announces new location in Power & Light District

Three Dog Bakery is adding a location in downtown Kansas City in the Power & Light District in 2024.

Angel Stays Fresh

Candice Swanepoel Posts a "Shameless" Selfie After Slipping Back in Her Daisy Dukes

Candice Swanepoel is sitting out this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show after giving birth to her son Anac? in October, but she already looks to be back in Angel shape. The new mom took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a photo of her post-baby body, and she looks truly incredible.

401K Politics For Now

The Biden stock market is swamping Trump's

President Biden has a roaring stock market to brag about. So far, it's not helping his standing with voters.

Catholic Culture War?!?

Analysis: The politics of religion as Trump sells Bibles and Biden is criticized over Easter eggs | CNN Politics

Former President Donald Trump is literally selling religion to his followers in the form of commemorative Bibles, while President Joe Biden is being criticized by Republicans for allegedly disrespecting the Easter holiday.

MAGA Social Crackdown Cont'd

Manhattan DA asks to expand Trump gag order after repeated posts about judge's daughter | CNN Politics

The Manhattan district attorney's office on Monday asked the judge overseeing Donald Trump's criminal trial related to hush money payments to expand the gag order to stop the former president from attacking family members of people involved in the case.

Spoiler Alert?!?

Here's where the polling stands in a 3-way race with Biden, Trump and RFK Jr.

President Biden and former President Trump are set for a rematch this November after wrapping up their party's nominations, but they're also facing a relatively notable third-party challenge from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Kennedy, the nephew of former President Kennedy, has been trying to gather signatures to get on the ballot in as many states...

Progressives Push Back Against Democratic Party

'Uncommitted' Democrats may dump Biden over the war in Gaza. They say it's not their fault if Trump wins.

These Democrats, many of which are Arab or Muslim, know what a second Trump presidency means for them. But they say it's on Biden to win them back.

European War Cash Sneak Peek

Ukraine Might Be Getting $34 Billion In American Weapons-And Soon

Assuming Speaker of the House Mike Johnson honors his word, a lot of money and a lot of badly-needed weapons are about to arrive at the front line in Ukraine.

Holy Land Outrage Intensifies

Tens of thousands of Israelis stage largest protest since war began as pressure on Netanyahu mounts

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu​ has vowed to destroy Hamas and bring all the hostages home, yet those goals have been elusive.

American Tragedy Aftermath

Alex Murdaugh faces a South Carolina judge for punishment a final time

For maybe the last time, convicted killer Alex Murdaugh will shuffle into a courtroom in South Carolina.

Divas Debate Saving Planet & Royalty Checks

Billie Eilish Clarifies She Wasn't Singling Out Anyone For Producing Multiple Vinyl Variants: "Stop Putting Words Into My Mouth"

Billie Eilish is making it clear she was not calling out any artist in particular after she deemed "wasteful" the practice of releasing multiple vinyl variants to boost album sales.

Fact Check: Looking Up Exes ALWAYS Mistaken

Russian Defector's Booty Call May Have Alerted Killers to His Location: Report

Maksim Kuzminov's body was found in the Spanish town of Villajoyosa last month after he reportedly reached out to an old girlfriend.

Baller Jokes Fans

Justin Reid gets in on April Fools' Day fun with 'retirement' post

Kansas City Chiefs safety Justin Reid teased fans with a retirement post on X Monday morning.

Cowtown Streaming Content

KC's First Dragon Boat Festival

By Jennifer Johnson and Heather Sebel Photos courtesy of KC Pink Warriors Dragon Boat Team Hey Kansas City, are you ready to be bitten by the dragon?

Golden Ghetto Discounts Rising

Aldi looking to open another Johnson County grocery store in this former retail space

This supermarket could take the place of a store that closed last year.

Latest Local Foodie Celebration

'We are so fortunate': Jasper's Restaurant celebrates 70 years of business in Kansas City

South Kansas City staple Jasper's Restaurant celebrated 70 years of business on Monday, April 1. The Italian spot is a favorite of many who live near 103rd and State Line Road.

Forecast For Tonight

Weather: Kansas City metro area removed from tornado watch

A line of severe storms is expected to move into eastern Kansas and western Missouri later on Monday, bringing with it the potential for large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes.

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