Last week, Time magazine published a list of The 3 Best and 3 Worst States in America for Drinking and Missouri was at the top of the best list. Theres no place better in the country to get your drink on than the Show-Me State, writes Time reporter Christopher Matthews.
Did KSHBs Jack Harry refer to the Kansas Jayhawks as Gayhawks? He and the station say no, but plenty of KU fans are up in arms.
Lawrence police have confirmed a body discovered Monday afternoon was that of missing graduate student Gianfranco Villagomez-Saldana.
- Roller Warriors Girls Flat Track Derby
- Pipefitters union Local 533 Christmas Party
- Ugly Sweater Run
- Merriams Santa Arrival and Christmas Dinner
- Red Stocking Breakfast
- Missions Holiday Lights and Festive Sights
- Prairie Village Tree Lighting 2013
- Red X Wine Tasting
- Kanye West concertgoers at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
The working plan for putting together the Royals’ rotation, two weeks prior to Christmas, is to give a long spring look to Luke Hochevar and Wade Davis for the final two slots. Either Hochevar, Davis or both could return to the bullpen if any of the club’s three young starters — Danny Duffy, Yordano Ventura and Kyle Zimmer — pitch their way into the rotation in spring training.
The community at St. Teresas Academy was devastated Monday by news that a former student and star basketball player was killed in an auto accident. Rebecca Lueke was killed when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving west on Interstate 435 just east of North Congress Avenue.
Blue Springs High School running back Dalvin Warmack wins Simone Award after leading Wildcats to Missouri Class 6 state championship.
General Motors picked Mary Barra, its product development chief and a 33-year company veteran, as its next CEO. She will become the first female head of a major U.S. car company.
Fans filled the Sprint Festival Plaza at Union Station from wall to wall Monday evening to help the team enjoy the Major League Soccer championship won on Saturday. To a loud reception, Sporting KC players lined the stage and passed the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy down the line, some taking a moment to kiss the cup.
U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
A video is making the rounds of the United States Air Force Band surprising visitors at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington last week with a flash mob performance of holiday music. Now we find out that a Kansas native was behind the performance.
Last week, Time magazine named Missouri the No. 1 state for drinking. Now the Show-Me-State has scored a spot on another national list, this time for more wholesome reasons. The travel book publisher Lonely Planet has put Kansas City in the No. 6 spot on its list of Top 10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2014.
There were a record 90 total touchdowns in the 14 NFL games Sunday, six by the Chiefs in their 45-10 triumph at Washington. What made the record so astounding were the frightful weather conditions at most of the games. But footing was not an issue for the Chiefs, whose equipment manager Allen Wright changed his players’ cleats for longer ones before the game.
We shouldnt waste too much time trying to decide What Sportings Championship Means. Because there is no answer. This is the kind of topic that might make for an easy segment on the radio, or a decent way to kill some time with your buddies over beers, but really, there is no answer.
Kansas coach Bill Self compares Joel Embiid to a young Hakeem Olajuwon, another African center who grew up playing soccer, and Embiid appears to improve a little more each day.
A night in a luxury hotel suite can set you back more than a few greenbacks. But to our way of thinking, what a way to escape reality for one night. Luxe everywhere you look. Incredible views. Room service! Maybe a crackling fire, some flowing Champagne, a Jacuzzi tub and king-size bed awaiting.
Before Benjamin Ranch, on 87th Street near Interstate 435, gets turned into an office park, we invite you to scooch up to the fire and share a story or two. Rodeos, hayrides, riding lessons, barn weddings — what Benjamin Ranch memory will stick with you?
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