KC ready for Friday’s streetcar grand opening

As many as 50,000 people may come to downtown Kansas City on Friday and Saturday for a host of festivities and activities all along the new downtown streetcar route from River Market to Union Station. Some street closures and parking restrictions apply.

It’s going to be a vile and vicious next six months, America

America for the next six looong months will see this vile, repugnant and revolting kind of presidential campaigning on social media sites, in ads that pollute their mailboxes and — heaven help us now — in what likely will be utterly contemptible television spots.

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John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill

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Mayor Sly James pulls plug on 2016 election on KCI improvements

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Air Force reservist from KC to play football for Arizona State

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Boise artist Zella Bardsley

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Getting to know Chris Jones, the Chiefs' top NFL draft pick

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The Tamale Kitchen pop-up

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Lorenzo Cain discusses walk-off hit in Royals' comeback win

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Manny's Mexican Restaurant patrons remember Manny Lopez

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Friends of Nationals pitcher Blake Treinen in town to watch Osage City, Kansas native

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The 18th annual School Day at the K

Students from across the metro Kansas City area converged on Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday for the 18th annual School Day at the K. Students got to see on-field science and weather demonstrations and see such equipment as vehicles used to chase tornadoes.
Allison Long along@kcstar.com
The 18th annual School Day at the K 01:26

The 18th annual School Day at the K

Mother who took her kids to Oregon standoff reacts after state takes custody of them 00:55

Mother who took her kids to Oregon standoff reacts after state takes custody of them

Snyder's Supermarket reopens in Kansas City's Northeast area 01:25

Snyder's Supermarket reopens in Kansas City's Northeast area

John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill 04:43

John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill