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Sounds Like Community Building

Historic Jazz Hill housing complex being revamped into affordable housing

The historic Jazz Hill housing unit in Kansas City is getting new life with the help of a $38 million investment.

Power To People

'We get to connect': KC neighbors share resources during 48 hours without power

Kansas City neighbors shared resources overnight storms Saturday into Sunday left more than 140,000 Evergy customers without power.

More Deets On Breakfast Debut Inside The Loop

HomeGrown breakfast concept cracks downtown egg, opening what could be KC's next favorite brunch spot

HomeGrown welcomed diners Tuesday within the KC Live! Block - the only full-service breakfast restaurant in the Power & Light District - offering sustainable selections on its year-round menu, along with handcrafted cocktails, and features a rotating seasonal menu with crafted, locally sourced ingredients.

Meet New Health Boss

HCA Midwest becomes KC's biggest hospital system after $2.5B investment - Kansas City Business Journal

HCA Midwest Health, the largest private-sector employer in the Kansas City area, has invested billions in health care services and real estate since 2003.

Classy Northeast Debut

Museum displays latest art commission destined for carriage house roof | Northeast News

Michael Bushnell Publisher The Kansas City Museum announced this week that its latest piece of commissioned artwork is now on temporary display in Corinthian Hall. The piece, created by artist Ed...

Don't Call It A Kegger Comeback

NFL analyst thinks Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce can have a huge comeback season in 2024

The greatest tight end of all time has more juice in the tank.

Home Team Losing Streak Starts

Royals drop third straight, fall to Twins 4-2

Simeon Woods Richardson earned his first win in eight starts, Jose Miranda drove in two runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Tuesday night.

Wardrobe Winning

Kara Del Toro Heats Up Instagram With Stunning New Pink Bikini Pictures

Knockout model Kara Del Toro shared a new series of beach pictures Sunday, and in the antithesis of a surprise, she looks fantastic throughout the

Tech Powers Prez Reelection

Democrats unveil plan to get Biden on Ohio ballot

A standoff with Republicans in Ohio threatened to keep the US president off November's ballot in the state.

MAGA Moment Of Truth

Political world braces for Trump verdict

The verdict will be historic. Either Trump will be campaigning for the White House as a convicted felon, giving Democrats fodder, or he will be acquitted as the first U.S. president to stand trial, giving him a rallying cry for the rest of the campaign.

Acting Out Against Former Prez 

'You are gangsters': Robert De Niro clashes with pro-Trump protesters

After a press conference outside the Manhattan courtroom where Trump is on trial, actor Robert De Niro mixed it up with a crowd of protesters who called him a "little punk" whose "movies suck."

Red Wave Redux?!?

Trump, GOP are early favorites for White House, Congress

Former President Trump and the GOP are the favorites to win the races for the White House and for both chambers of Congress a little more than five months before Election Day, according to a foreca...

Pause Against Prez Family

Hunter Biden handed legal win

A scheduled hearing in Hunter Biden's tax case has been indefinitely postponed following the confirmed delay in the trial.

Tacit Approval For Holy Land

Israel-Gaza: Rafah offensive not a 'major' operation, US says

It comes after witnesses reported seeing Israeli tanks in the centre of the city on Tuesday.

Europe Gives Escalation Green Light

French, German leaders say Ukraine allowed to strike inside Russia

France and Germany's leaders said on Tuesday Ukraine should be allowed to hit military sites inside Russia from which missiles were being fired at Ukrainian territory, but not other targets.

American Humanitarian Effort Crumbles

US pier constructed off Gaza has broken apart | CNN Politics

The temporary pier constructed by the US military to transport aid into Gaza broke apart in heavy seas on Sunday in a major blow to the American-led effort to create a maritime corridor for humanitarian supplies into the war-torn enclave, according to four US officials,

Rocketman Flings Dirt

North Korea Accused of Floating Poo Balloons Into the South

Over 260 balloons carrying trash and excrement appear to have floated across the border.

Proof For Poly?!?

'Dating other people saved our marriage'

With a rise in ethical non-monogamy apps, the BBC speaks to some people who identify as polyamory.

Better Baseball Stats Offered

Reports: Negro Leagues statistics will become part of Major League Baseball's record book

A piece of Kansas City history is about to become a larger piece of Major League Baseball's history.

Ain't It The Tooth

Poor dental health and poverty are related. Stronger teeth can lead to a better life | Opinion

Low-income adults are twice as likely to have tooth decay, tooth loss and gum disease. | Opinion

Forecast Moving Forward

FIRST WARN FORECAST: Ideal spring weather on tap for this week

We are in a stretch of ideal spring weather at the moment, but we do see this coming to an end by Friday as rain returns.

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