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Check-it . . .Kansas City Packed With Puppers
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Local Hot Mess Endures
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Parts of Kansas City, Kansas are still digging out from brush and branches that fell in recent storms. Some homes only recently got power back on. One of the worst hit areas from Friday was in Wyandotte County where the cleanup continued on Monday.
Courthouse A/C Crisis Cont’d
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- As Kansas City is set to experience 90-degree days this week, ahead of hotter summer days, crews are working fast to restore the air conditioning system at the Jackson County Courthouse. The Jackson County Public Works Department shut down the A/C system over the winter after workers discovered too much degradation in the pipes.
EPIC CHEST EXPOSED!!!
Martina Big, 32, from Germany, hopes to have the largest boobs in the world Ex air hostess has undergone multiple operations in a bid to enhance them Model with 32T breasts said she'll 'pump' them until they're as 'big as Titanic' Martina Big, the German-born white glamour model who has gone under the knife several times in the hopes of having the largest in the world has revealed she will 'pump' her breasts until they are as 'big as the Titanic.'
In Search Of Vote Count Talking Points
That exchange appeared to put then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen into a defensive mode, recording events in writing for posterity and the very kinds of investigations congressional committees are now pursuing. "Yes," Rosen replied.
Check The Next Crisis
Ahead of Biden-Putin summit, Ukraine leader tells Americans war with Russia could "be tomorrow in their houses"
Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine - When the President of Ukraine invited CBS News to visit the front line in his country's war against Russian-backed separatists, we expected a quick trip in an armored motorcade to the muddy trenches that cut a bloody scar through the wheat fields of eastern Ukraine.
AOC Earns Begrudging La Migra Respect
Is Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., the most honest Democrat in Washington? At least as far as the current border crisis goes the answer to that question increasingly seems to be yes. The progressive darling's spat with embattled Vice President Kamala Harris last week was instructive.
FEAR NEW STRAIN!!!
EXCLUSIVE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday will announce that the delta variant of COVID-19 is a "variant of concern" in the U.S., but that two doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are effective against it, Fox News has learned.
Respect The Father Of A Nation
A man who reportedly fathered 94 kids with 39 different wives has died in India at 76 years old, officials shared. Ziona Chana, who many believe has the world's largest family, died on Sunday, according to the chief minister of the state of Mizoram.
Salvy Stands Alone As Last Championship Level Kansas City All-Star
MLB has released its first update on All-Star voting, and to no surprise, Salvador Perez has a massive lead among American League catchers. The six-time All-Star has 694,710 votes, a 552,909 vote-lead over the next-closest candidates, Chicago's Yasmani Grandal. Salvy has the second-biggest lead by any position leader, behind only Vladimir Guerrero, Jr.
Witness Kansas City Self-Actualization
Charlie J. Harris and his wife, Vickie, intentionally designed their spacious suburban home as a welcoming space for their two girls, family and friends.
Katie Predicts Hotness
ESPECIALLY SWIMMING DAN SWEATING,T I IS 5:50, SO A MINUTE FROM SEEINGHE T SUNRISE OCCURRED THERE IN -- AND IT WLIL BE A HOT, SIZZLING DAY. 74 DEGREES WN HEIN EAST TO SOUTHEAST WYNETTE 8--0 SOUTHEAST WIND AT EIGHT MILES AN HOUR.
Marshmello - Shockwave is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.
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