Kansas City Sunday Morning News Look

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This Day Trip Won't Save Your Doomed Marriage Or Unhappy Family, But It'll Be Fun Anyhoo

Don't miss these fall festivals and events in the Kansas City area

by: Makenzie Koch Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The weather is cooling down in Kansas City, and it's officially fall. Soon, we'll see the leaves start changing color, and we'll be turning our heaters on. The fall calendar is full of things to do, especially if you're a fan of apple cider, craft fairs, jousting knights or warm chili.

Coffee Tradition Explored

Yerba Mate Offers a Mellow Buzz and a Sense of Community

Miel Castagna-Herrera of Café Corazón lines up four gourd-shaped thermal cups containing dusky green and straw-colored yerba mate blends from Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay to demonstrate an age-old ritual.

Last Picture Show Shut Down

KCMO City Council's Neighborhood Planning and Development passes project for Boone Theater Wednesday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, City Council's Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee passed a project that will redevelop the historic Boone Theater in the 18th and Vine District. The plans for the theater include an outdoor event space and co-working space on vacant land to the east of the lot, according to a release from the city.

Golden Ghetto Gets More Expensive

Mission voters approve sales tax increase

by: Sydnie Holzfaster Posted: / Updated: MISSION, Kan. - Mission voters have approved a city-wide sales tax increase that will go into effect next year. With 1,631 votes cast in the mail-in election, voters approved increasing the city's current 1/4-cent sales tax to a 3/8-cent tax to fund city street maintenance.

She's Gone

Raytown resident fighting to keep 'goose woman' display in yard

RAYTOWN, Mo. - Is this an eccentric art project or a public nuisance? That's a difference of opinion between a Raytown woman and the city. Hanna Albina says she got tired of receiving what she calls petty code violations from the city, so she decided to create a goose woman display in her front yard.

Doing Biz In The Dotte

One-stop-shop for entrepreneurs opens in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A new Entrepreneurial Resource and Training Center opened in Kansas City, Kansas, on Wednesday. It will offer a myriad of resources for potential business owners, from training classes to financial advisors to small business loans. There are also 10 office spaces for rent.

Food Help Info For Kansas

Increased food assistance is here to stay; How much are you eligible for?

Increased food benefits in Kansas are now permanent, according to the Kansas Department for Children and Families. The department announced this week that residents who receive food assistance will benefit from a permanent increase in the maximum benefit amount beginning Oct. 1.

Show-Me Drought Strategies

Strategies To Meet Future Water Demands and Improve Drought Resiliency Identified in Upper Missouri River Basin Study

The Bureau of Reclamation released the Missouri River Headwaters Basin Study that provides options to meet the increased water demand and a change in the timing of the snowmelt runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Fort Peck Reservoir. The basin covers about 50,000 square miles and is the primary

More Cash For Inner Suburbs

Blue Springs adopts $15 minimum wage for municipal employees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The city of Blue Springs will now pay its employees a $15 minimum wage after the City Council adopted an $83.5-million budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year Monday. The budget, which goes into effect Oct. 1, also includes increased funding for several road projects, additional infrastructure improvements and outlines the next phase of projects at municipal parks.

Nice Story About Paul

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet the Kansas City community leader who mobilized Latinos to vote

As part of Project Community and Hispanic Heritage Month, KMBC 9 News is highlighting people across the country who are celebrating their heritage and history.One Kansas City community leader mobilized Latinos to vote and run for office. Paul Rojas was also the first Latino elected to state office in Missouri.His last name, Rojas, is proudly displayed around his home on Kansas City's westside.

Blue Line Bar Celebrated

'More than a bar and winery': Lee's Summit business survives COVID serving higher purpose

Headquarters Micro-Winery & Pub in Lee's Summit serves Military and First Responder community

Game Day Forecast

FORECAST: Kansas City will have perfect tailgating weather Sunday morning

Temperatures will drop into the 60s overnight with many areas waking up in the mid to upper 50s by daybreak Sunday. Sunday afternoon offers up a mostly sunny sky, breezy southwest winds and warmer temperatures. Highs will climb into the mid to upper 80s for most.

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