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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations

Matthew Jones, Writer
September 15, 2022

  In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, various clubs and organizations in the Kansas City area celebrate as they raise funds for social programs such as the government program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and similar projects.   Lauren Orozco, president...

KC women’s soccer team announces new $70 million stadium at Berkley Riverfront

KC women’s soccer team announces new $70 million stadium at Berkley Riverfront

Connor Stewart
November 8, 2021

Kansas City adds another sports stadium to its list of athletic attractions, and this one comes with a riverside view.  The owners of the Kansas City National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) recently announced a new stadium was coming to the Berkley Riverfront area. The...

Opinion: Rae’s Café and the contagious threat it poses to KC

Opinion: Rae’s Café and the contagious threat it poses to KC

Cristian Martinez
September 30, 2021

As a “cheesemonger” for the Better Cheddar, a local cheese shop on the Country Club Plaza, getting to meet customers is a staple of my position. During a normal work day, about one of every three customers break the store’s mask policy — these are often the usual suspects...

Kansas CIty helped foot the bill for a multi-million dollar empty building.

KC squandered taxpayer money on empty building

Thomas White
March 24, 2021

Tax increment financing isn’t the sexiest subject. It sounds wonky. But if you can get past what it is and get to how it is used, things get juicy. We find city greed, corporate welfare and an outrageous use of our tax dollars.   In short, tax increment financing...

Roo Report: A Response to PragerU and Will Witt, You and Your Representatives On-Campus Lied Online About What Was In That Speech. We Have Your Words Verbatim. Take A Listen!

Roo Report: “If it’s important, say it twice” – Lawrence, Connor, Dylan & Tom discuss the arctic temperature drops & KC curfew lifts

Roo News
February 26, 2021

You can find the Roo Report on Spotify and on Anchor.fm In episode 4 of the Roo Report, Lawrence, Connor and Dylan are joined by Tom White to discuss how they survived the freezing temperatures that plagued the country just a week ago, and how climate change...

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