Kansas City Quick News Run

Thankfully, it has been a slow Sunday in Kansas City but that still doesn't men there aren't headlines worth checking out. Accordingly we share this quick look and share of stories that might not qualify for a post but at least deserve a read through . . . Take a look: 

Victory At The K

Royals play with fire, beat Twins anyway 6-3

Hunter Dozier homered and Whit Merrifield, Edward Olivares, and Jarrod Dyson each collected two hits apiece in the Kansas City Royals' 6-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. But while Royals bats were hot, their pitching played with fire, and the ultimate deciding factor was the ineptitude of the the Twins offense, who went 0-10 with runners in scoring position and left a combined 23 (twenty-three!)

Rescued From JoCo Hangups

No injuries after hot air balloon gets caught on light pole in Olathe

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: OLATHE, Kan. - No injuries were reported after a hot air balloon got caught on a light pole Sunday morning. The incident was reported around 7:14 a.m. at West 173rd Street and Woodstone Drive, near Lackman Road in Olathe, according to Johnson County MedAct.

Ozark Gunfire Report

Double shooting behind restaurant kills 1 in Branson

BRANSON, MO (KCTV) -- A double shooting in Branson on Saturday night has left one person dead. The Branson Police Department says the shooting happened in the late evening hours in the 1800 block of W. 76 County Blvd, in a restaurant's back parking lot.

Prez Biden Free Money Awaits

Biden's $6 trillion budget proposal would rebuild America's social safety net

President Joe Biden's fiscal year 2022 budget, released on Friday, lays out an ambitious plan for the country. It calls for just over $6 trillion in total spending in the coming fiscal year and reimagines how - and for whom - the American economy works.

COVID Research Cont'd

Biden admin now investigating COVID origin 'because of the public outcry': Rep. Mike Turner

Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, argued during an exclusive interview with "Sunday Morning Futures" that "everything points to the Wuhan lab" as it pertains to the origin of COVID-19, and added that "we need to get to the bottom of it."

Holy Land Hot Mess Political Consequences

Benjamin Netanyahu, the longest-running Israeli prime minister, could be ousted in days after rivals agree to work on unity government

Benjamin Netanyahu's run as the longest-serving Israeli prime minister may be coming to an end.

Prez Honors Troops

For Memorial Day, Biden Pays Tribute To Fallen Service Members In Delaware

President Biden visited the Delaware Memorial Bridge in New Castle Sunday where he spoke in observance of Memorial Day. The annual memorial service, hosted by the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs, is frequently attended by Biden. Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates people who died in U.S.

New Gridlock Tech Emerges

Democrats' use of Congressional Review Act puts filibuster debate in new light

Last week, the window closed on the ability of the Democrats in the Senate to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal regulations issued late in the Trump administration. The Democrats in the Senate passed three CRA resolutions in the past four months. One was to eliminate a Trump rollback of emission standards for methane.

Yacht Scammers Hit MAGA Congressman

Matt Gaetz swindled by 'malicious actors' in $155K boat sale boondoggle

Rep. Matt Gaetz says he was swindled out of cash by "malicious actors" after wiring them money as part of a $155,000 boat purchase. The 41-foot vessel named Ol' Pappy was actually paid for by Gaetz fiancé Ginger Luckey, a sister of tech mogul Palmer Luckey.

Voting Rights Fight Cont'd

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries says that Republicans 'want to make it harder to vote and easier to steal an election'

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries slammed the proposed Texas voting bill as "shameful." After Trump's 2020 loss, GOP lawmakers across the country have enacted new barriers to voting. President Joe Biden on Saturday blasted the legislation in Texas, calling it "un-American." See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Rep.

Kanye Single Yet Masked

Kanye West is seen without his wedding ring during a solo stroll in LA

The elusive Kanye West was seen without his wedding ring as he attempted to go very incognito under a bizarre face mask while out in Los Angeles. Just days after what would have been he and Kim Kardashian's seventh wedding anniversary, the rapper, 42, seemed to make a statement as he flashed a ringless finger while getting out of his Maybach.

Local Artsy Recovery

Kansas Citians Celebrate The Art That Helped Them Weather The Pandemic

When COVID-19 lockdowns were in full swing, the objects in our homes and the artwork on our walls took on new significance. For many, art became the backdrop for video calls. For some Kansas Citians, though, art became a source for solace, healing and humor. Here are some of their stories.

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