Kansas City Midweek News Serving

For late night and early morning denizens of the discourse, we share a bevy of links from across the political spectrum and pertaining to pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Plague Of Lawsuits Begins

Kansas City COVID Business Interruption Claim Cleared For Trial

A federal judge in Kansas City has cleared a restaurant group's COVID-related business interruption claim for jury trial, finding that an 8th Circuit Court decision that found no coverage was owed in a separate case does not apply to a lawsuit that alleges SARS-CoV-2 was physically present. US District Judge Stephen R.

Heartland Protection Collab

Kansas, Missouri governors announce initiative to improve national security

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson in-conjunction with Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced a new initiative Tuesday that aims to bolster national security in their respective states. The governors announced the "National Crossroads Initiative," which will raise awareness of and facilitate collaboration on national security missions in the states.

Soccer Glory Shared

Welcome to Children's Mercy Park: KC NWSL to share home field with Sporting Kansas City in 2022

by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - With six games left in the regular season, the Kansas City National Women's Soccer League franchise announced that they will be moving their home field next season. KC NWSL will play their home matches in the 2022 season at Children's Mercy Park, home of men's side Sporting Kansas City.

Not So Controversial Vaxx Encouraged

Kansas City doctors push people to get flu shots as pandemic continues

While the spread of COVID-19 makes headlines, we're also on the verge of flu season and doctors are concerned about battling both at the same time.There are already signs influenza could be a much bigger problem this year. It's time to get your flu shot.

Home Team Out Of Cash?!?!

The Royals' payroll situation going into the 2021 off-season

A promising start by the Royals in 2021 raised hopes that perhaps the timeline for contention was accelerated. A dreadful summer added a dose of reality, but the club has played better down the stretch.

Newsworthy Hotness Exposed

Kourtney Kardashian and Megan Fox go TOPLESS for Kim's SKIMS

They sent tongues wagging in a racy snap where they made out with their rocker boyfriends posted on Instagram last week. But Kourtney Kardashian and Megan Fox have certainly doubled up on the sex appeal. The 42-year-old reality star and 35-year-old actress certainly raised eyebrows as they went topless in a very racy photoshoot for Kim Kardashian's SKIMS range.


Four House Republicans file impeachment articles against Biden over border and Afghanistan

A group of House Republicans has filed articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. "I filed articles of impeachment against @POTUS based on what I believe to be clear violations of his duties," Rep. Bob Gibbs of Ohio posted on Twitter Wednesday the day after filing the impeachment articles.

Former Prez Fights With Paper And Family

Donald Trump sues niece Mary Trump, New York Times reporters over disclosure of tax documents

Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in New York state court Tuesday against his niece Mary Trump, as well as several New York Times journalists, for the disclosure of his tax information that was published in several New York Times articles.

Immigration Battle Worsens

House Democrats urge Biden to halt deportations of Haitian migrants

President Biden is facing increased scrutiny from members of his own party over his administration's treatment of Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. In letters to administration officials, meetings at the White House and a press conference outside the Capitol on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers urged the administration to suspend deportation flights to Haiti, and demanded accountability for the alleged mistreatment of Haitian migrants by U.S.

Tripping Over Border Crisis

Psaki pressed on whether Biden has 'ever' been to southern border

White House press secretary Jen Psaki didn't have an answer Wednesday on whether President Biden has ever or will ever visit the southern border to address the illegal immigration crisis. Psaki was asked by Fox News' Peter Doocy during her daily press briefing if the president had "ever been to the southern border" during his nearly 50 years in public office.

The Stock That Broke Capitalism Earns More Eyballs

Australia stocks set to open little changed; investors continue watching Evergrande situation

SINGAPORE - Shares in Australia looked set to open little changed as investors in Asia-Pacific continue monitoring the situation surrounding China Evergrande Group. The SPI futures contract was at 7,290.0, against the S&P/ASX 200's last close at 7,296.90. Questions remain over whether embattled Chinese developer Evergrande will pay the interest due on a dollar-denominated bond on Thursday.

COVID Record Redux

Average daily U.S. Covid deaths climb above 2,000 for the first time since March

An average of more than 2,000 Americans are once again dying from Covid every day, a grim threshold that the country has not seen in more than six months. The seven-day average of reported U.S. Covid deaths stood at 2,031 as of Tuesday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

Mystery Woman Rescued

Woman with memory loss found alone on island inhabited by bears

Croatian police said Wednesday they have established the identity of a woman who was found in a remote area on a northern Adriatic island with no recollection of who she was or where she came from. The police identified the woman as Daniela Adamcova, 57, from Slovakia.

Overland Park Legend Stays Winning

Jason Sudeikis finally gets to host Saturday Night Live

With so much discourse surrounding Ted Lasso , we'd been waiting for Jason Sudeikis to host Saturday Night Live. It's finally happening: the SNL alum will host the show on October 23, with Brandi Carlile as the musical guest. It all comes full circle: Sudeikis was hired as an SNL writer in 2003 and became a cast member in 2005.

Kansas City Fanbois Share Wishlist

These features are must-haves for a new downtown ballpark

The possibility of a downtown ballpark has always been around here in Kansas City. But thanks to a new owner and the Kauffman Stadium lease ending in less than a decade, we're closer to a downtown baseball stadium than we've ever been.

Undefeated Aftermath

Chiefs defense searching for answers, improvement going into Chargers game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo has a lot on his mind these days. He needs to find some sort of pass rush, which has been unable to generate pressure on the Browns' Baker Mayfield in Week 1 and the Ravens' Lamar Jackson on Sunday night.

Life Lesson Redux

KCPS remembers secretary killed in hit-and-run

KASNAS CITY, MO (KCPS) -- A woman killed last week in a hit-and-run accident is being remembered by her coworkers and students. Valeria Villa-Alvarado, 31, died on September 17 after an SUV ran a stop sign and crashed into her car near E 12th Street and Bales Avenue.

Local Grocer Good Deeds

Hy-Vee to match donations from customers in honor of fallen officer Blaize Madrid-Evans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the Independence community mourns the loss of police officer Blaize Madrid-Evans who was killed while on duty last week, Hy-Vee has joined the list of organizations looking to offer support. 20 Kansas City-area Hy-Vee stores will match all donations to the Independence Police Foundation from customers, up to $10,000, according to a release.

TKC's Favorite Story Of The Day

'Found our hero:' Local family finds boater they credit for saving man's life

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Paul Donnelly's dogs Zebedee and Ellie Mae join Paul Donnelly on Longview Lake at least once a week. "It's a place that I love," Donnelly said. "You know, a place to retreat to." This past Saturday, it was just Zeb with him, and by the end of the day, some heavy thoughts.

Autumn Arrives In Kansas City

Chilly mornings and mild afternoons ahead


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