Kansas City Monday Morning News Lineup

We're getting ready for a big week here at TKC and right now hottie Abby & her pals inspire this first peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Delays Start This Week

Buck O'Neil Bridge project prompts road closures - Downtown Council of Kansas City

MoDOT traffic alert regarding Buck O'Neil Bridge replacement The Missouri Department of Transportation will soon enter a new phase of the Buck O'Neil/US 169 Missouri River Bridge replacement project. Phase One-B will cause extensive closures beginning this week. All work is weather dependent. Crews will reduce Beardsley Rd.

Courthouse Redemption Begins

Kansas City metro man convicted of murder gets second chance to prove innocence

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- In October, Kevin Strickland will have a second chance to prove his innocence and possibly be freed from a life sentence in jail. He's not the only Kansas City metro man getting this rare opportunity. Keith Carnes will have the same chance this week.

Kansas City MLK Cash Legacy

MLK Park pedestrian bridge to create safe access to 15 and the Mahomies playground

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver supported House Resolution 4502, a package of government funding bills including $14.4 million in funding. This money can be used for multiple projects, like a new bridge over Brush Creek to give kids a safe way to access the 15 and the Mahomies Park.

Social Hotness Exposed

Top Influencer Abigail Ratchford Brings the Heat With Exclusive Swimsuit Photos

Social media bombshell Abigail Ratchford is sharing an exclusive set of new photos. Instagram's self-proclaimed "Queen of Curves" rocks a gold sequin bikini while posing in her Beverley Hills pad's pool in the shoot lensed by photographer Lance Andrews.

MAGA Kills Midterm Hope?!?

Republicans who let Trump 'bully' party will seal midterms defeat, GOP senator says

One of the seven Republican senators who voted to convict Donald Trump at his second impeachment trial warned on Sunday that the former president's "bullying" of the party would lead to electoral defeat in next year's midterms and beyond.

Prez Fights Progressives

Biden pushes back at Democrats on taxes

is pushing to prevent congressional Democrats from scaling back his tax proposals, as lawmakers work on a $3.5 trillion social spending package aimed at advancing the president's economic agenda. The White House and congressional Democrats both want to raise taxes on the wealthy and corporations, and strengthen tax enforcement, to pay for investments in areas such as child care, health care and climate.

East Vs West Winter Coming?!?

AP Interview: UN chief warns China, US to avoid new Cold War

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Warning of a potential new Cold War, the head of the United Nations implored China and the United States to repair their "completely dysfunctional" relationship before problems between the two large and deeply influential countries spill over even further into the rest of the planet.

Former Prez Laments Border Wall Fall

Trump says US becoming a 'cesspool of humanity' amid border crisis

​Former President Donald Trump said the country is becoming a "cesspool of humanity" as the Biden administration scrambles to handle the more than 14,000 mainly Haitian migrants living in a makeshift camp under a bridge in Texas. "​The largest number of illegal aliens in the history of our Country are pouring in by the millions.

Hottie Steals Show

Kaley Cuoco hits Emmys 2021 red carpet solo amid divorce from Karl Cook

Kaley Cuoco is flying solo. The "Flight Attendant" star, 35, walked the 2021 Emmy Awards red carpet in Los Angeles alone Sunday amid her divorce from estranged husband Karl Cook. She is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Her HBO Max series is also up for Outstanding Comedy Series.

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Des Moines Social Club buyer to spend $3.5 million on renovations, plans speakeasy, coffee shop

The Des Moines Social Club has a buyer, closing the chapter on an innovative nonprofit that worked to restore a historic building in downtown Des Moines but didn't find a sustainable funding model. Matt Abbott, a Kansas City, Missouri-based developer, has entered into a purchase agreement with the Des Moines Social Club Transition Board of Directors, the board announced Thursday.

Kansas Sounds Retro

Feedback: Bygone Record Store Still Echoes in Heart of Kansas

SALINA, Kansas - Every year, retailers face a dreaded task: inventory. At the House of Sight and Sound in Salina, though, this was a hallowed time. Loyal customers would flock to help count records, CDs and packages of incense.

Summer's Last Stand

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

We have at least two more days of very warm and humid conditions before a cold front arrives. This afternoon look for partly to mostly sunny skies with a high near 88 degrees in Kansas City. There could be a few locations that reach 90 degrees again this afternoon as well.

Cuco - Under The Sun is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.