It took a few weeks of research, but National Geographic has confirmed that pop star Lorde was referring to a photo of Kansas City Royals baseball legend George Brett when she explained where she got the inspiration for her megahit Royals.
To watch him romp in the snow on Sunday, you might not guess Dexter McCluster was born and raised in Largo, Fla., and played college football at Mississippi. And you wouldnt know that all he knew about playing football in the snow was that it looked like fun on TV and that he couldnt wait to get out and muck it up and mush through it on Sunday.
A sign posted Sunday morning outside of a Belton Sonic restaurant encouraging the Chiefs to scalp the Redskins, feed them whiskey and send them 2 reservation, prompted a quick apology from the restaurant chain.
- 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
You wouldnt think that twerk-happy Miley Cyrus would have much in common with Pope Francis. But there they are, both on Time magazines list of finalists for Person of the Year honors. Whom would you give it to?
Three months ago, owner Rita Peach Madl learned the Plaza Grill & Cinema in quaint historic downtown Ottawa, Kan., might be the oldest still-operating cinema in the world. Madls plans to market the Plaza as the worlds oldest movie theater and create a museum about the history of movies and movie houses.
Two weeks of meetings with Teamsters members allow company officials to promote the contract extension and its changes, while giving employees time to ask questions. Voting ends Jan. 8.
The sting of seeing Carlos Beltran sign with the Yankees is still fresh for the Royals as the Winter Meetings commence their four-day run Monday at a Disney resort. All indications suggest general manager Dayton Moore might now be content to make only minor tweaks to the roster before the Royals convene in mid-February for spring training.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has encouraging news for those who have been coping with disruptive bridge and ramp construction. Weather permitting, it should be finished the week of Dec. 16.
Jerissa Roundtree lost her daughter 20 years ago, but the grief hasnt faded. I took two little outfits to the hospital, she said. Youre never expecting to not bring both of your babies home." Roundtrees twins, Avree and Avana, were born April 17, 1993, at 32 weeks. They were a little more than 4 pounds each. Their story is not unlike those of other black families in Kansas.
Kansas toddler Trick Shot Titus sinks more amazing shots as Channing Tatum and Bradley Cooper join in
Kansas hoops sensation Trick Shot Titus is back, and the toddler has taken his game to a new level, bringing Hollywood megastars Channing Tatum and Bradley Cooper along for the ride. In the new video, Titus continues his circus shots even sinking one from the seventh floor of a building as Tatum and Cooper pay a visit.
On the front line in the fight against hunger, KCs Center Elementary sees the difference BackSnacks make
Like many schools across the suburbs and rural areas, Center Elementary has had too many children who often dont have enough food at home. Thats one of the reasons the school became among the first in the Kansas City area to distribute Harvesters BackSnacks.
During and just after the war, Jean Jennings Bartik worked alongside the buttoned-down men who helped design the computer technology that no one then knew would come to dominate American life and culture.
The teen who admitted having nonconsensual sex with Daisy Coleman’s 13-year-old friend from Albany, Mo., was taken into the state juvenile justice system. Nearly two years later, the Albany victim’s mother has learned that her daughter’s assailant, then 15, returned home for treatment after two weeks in custody.
When Sharmeen Douglass went Christmas shopping this week, she wasnt looking for any hot new toys for her four children. She was going for a retro Christmas: Barbies, Nerf products, Hot Wheels sets, Slinkys, Silly Putty, hula hoops, My Little Pony, an Easy Bake Oven and Spirograph-style design kits. Nostalgic parents are driving plenty of toy purchases this season.
As part of the District's Ugly Sweater Crawl, PBR had plenty of ugly sweaters wandering around and having a great time.
Today, and on this day for the previous 15 years, we debate whether the BCS got it right. This year, like most, it did with a championship game that matches Florida State and Auburn. So, as we consider this years pairings and there are some attractive ones lets plug in this seasons results into next years format and pretend the College Football Playoff is already upon us.