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Closer to home, here are the worthwhile and somewhat nicer news links we're checking right now . . .
Fall Is Life Outlook
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- Now that the unseasonably warm temperatures are behind us and it's finally feeling like fall, it's that time of year to keep track of the changing leaves. But, not so fast. The leaves were spectacular last year. There were a whole range of colors from yellow to orange and red.
Everything Coming Together
(Bloomberg) -- T-Mobile US Inc.'s proposed merger with Sprint Corp. has received a third "yes" vote at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, moving the deal toward agency approval in coming days, according to two people familiar with the matter.All three Republicans on the five-member agency have
KC After Work "Fun" Required
The Kansas City Business Journal periodically welcomes readers and sources to an event designed to familiarize them with staff - and vice versa. On Thursday evening, KCBJ held a Meet the Business Journal event at Ignite Wood Fire Grill in Lenexa City Center. About 100 people showed up to network.
First Responder Face-Off
KC Guns N Hoses is back for its 14th year, with KMBC's Lara Moritz to emcee the annual event raising funds for the Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment (S.A.F.E.) Fund. This year's event will be held on Saturday, October 26th at the Kansas City Convention Center Grand Ballroom.
Run Game Setback Cont'd
Even though Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has been practicing with the team all week, he won't participate in the upcoming game on Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts, per head coach Andy Reid. Hill suffered a posterior SC (sternoclavicular) dislocation Week 1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Weekend Weather Outlook
IS MOSTLY RAIN. HERE IS YOUR HOUR-BY-HOUR FORECAST SO YOU CAN PLAN YOUR EVENING. 20% CHANCE, PACK YOUR PONCHO OR UMBRELLA FOR FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL. 9:00, ONLY ONE DEGREE COOLER WITH ABOUT A 20% CHANCE AND THEN IT GOES DOWN SHORT TERM AND PICKS UP AS A FRONT MOVES CLOSER TO US.
Kansas City Friday Gut Check
Nothing beats a summer barbecue: relaxing with friends and family outdoors in the sunshine with freshly cooked grub. If you've ever wished you could distill that whole experience down, bottle it, and save it for a rainy day, well, apparently you can: barbecue-flavored vodka is here.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .