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We All Get A Kick Out Of Hype

Businesses, KCWOSO fans excited for new opportunities on riverfront

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Off the heels of a U.S. Women's National Team game at Children's Mercy Park and a visit from FIFA, Kansas City's women's soccer team announced plans for a stadium of their own. The team will soon call the Berkley Riverfront home.

Golden Ghetto Retro Redux

The Aztec Theater will show its first film since closing in 1974

Aztec Shawnee Theater is showing its first film in forty-seven years tomorrow night: The original 1931 Dracula with Bela Lugosi.

JoCo Disrepair Worsens

18 months and $71,000 later, Overland Park home remains unfinished

Despite spending tens of thousands of dollars, a Johnson County couple's home renovation remains unfinished. They claim the contractor they hired didn't buy all their supplies as promised. After running into dead ends trying to get their money back, they turned to the I-team.

Local Living Space Clickbait

Two cities in Kansas City region land on 2021 list of 100 best places to live

by: Makenzie Koch Posted: / Updated: OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park, Kansas, has once again been named one of the best places to live in the United States. That's according to Livability.com's annual ranking that analyzed over 1,000 small to mid-sized cities on factors like safety, affordability, recreation and accessibility.

Kansas City Confronts Retail Desert

Two Americas: When thrift stores are the best option in your neighborhood

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - You've likely heard of food deserts, places in a community where people don't have easy access to a grocery store, but what about access to another basic need - like affordable clothing? People love a good thrift store find.

Pr0n Hottie Earns EPIC Deal

Angela White Inks Exclusive Contract With Brazzers

LOS ANGELES - Angela White, the 2020 XBIZ "Female Performer of the Year," has inked an exclusive contract with Brazzers. "Since making her debut in 2003, Angela has established herself not only as one of the biggest names in porn but also as an outspoken advocate for the adult industry and leading figure in the talent community," a rep said.


Senate Democrats unveil corporate tax for Biden agenda

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Leading Democratic senators unveiled legislation on Tuesday to impose a 15% minimum tax on the most profitable U.S. corporations, saying the levy would help finance President Joe Biden's social policy and climate change plans.

Prez Shares Social Justice Idea

Biden releases 'gender equity' plan that calls for eliminating cash bail

President Biden's plan to promote gender equity includes a proposal to eliminate cash bail for suspects, despite a rise in violent crime across the country. "We are also committed to increasing federal oversight and accountability for police departments and prosecutors' offices to address systemic misconduct, including gender bias and sexual misconduct," reads part of a 42-page White House report entitled the National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality.

Money Man Doubles Down Against Taxes

Elon Musk rips Democrats' billionaire tax plan

Musk, who as of Monday had the highest net worth on Forbes's list of billionaires, replied to a tweet featuring a photo of an email template constituents can send to their lawmakers to oppose the tax. The letter, which is meant to be addressed to a congressional lawmaker, says, "I expect you to oppose the Wyden proposal to tax unrealized capital gains."

Political Literary Debate

Toni Morrison's 'Beloved' becomes latest flashpoint in Virginia gubernatorial race

The latest back-and-forth in the race to be Virginia's next governor is centered on the value of teaching a Toni Morrison novel in commonwealth schools, highlighting Republican Glenn Youngkin's attempt to make the culture wars around education the major issue of the race as Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe accuses him of using a "racist dog whistle."

Hollywood Deadly Crime Considered

Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' movie shooting: Criminal charges 'on the table,' district attorney says

The accidental shooting on the set of the upcoming western film " Rust" could result in criminal charges, according to a district attorney. Mary Carmack-Altwies of New Mexico's first district told the New York Times that they "haven't ruled out anything" when it comes to the future of the case.

Social Media Discourse Out Of Control

Facebook is having a tougher time managing vaccine misinformation than it is letting on, leaks suggest

In public, Facebook has touted the resources it has dedicated to tackling Covid-19 and vaccine misinformation, even scolding US President Joe Biden for his harsh criticism of the company's handling of the issue. In doing so, it claimed that "more than 2 billion people have viewed authoritative information about COVID-19 and vaccines on Facebook, which is more than any other place on the internet."

Another Dose Perscribed

CDC says some immunocompromised people can get fourth COVID shot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in updated guidelines Tuesday that some immunocompromised people who have received either Pfizer or Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines will be able to get a fourth shot.

Rumors Of War . . . 

Lebanon: Beirut violence fuels fears of return to civil war

My friend and neighbour Richard was starting a series of online meetings at his office on the south-east edge of Beirut when all hell suddenly broke loose. He spent the next three hours sheltering on the ground floor as the sounds of war raged around the building, triggering a rush of traumatic memories for someone who had lived through 15 years of civil conflict from 1975 on.

Trans Woke Joke Double Take

Caitlyn Jenner defends Dave Chappelle, says 'The Closer' controversy is about 'woke cancel culture run amok'

Caitlyn Jenner has spoken out in support of comedian Dave Chappelle. "Dave Chappelle is 100% right," the former Republican candidate for California governor tweeted Tuesday. "This isn't about the LGBTQ movement. It's about woke cancel culture run amok, trying to silence free speech.

Ballers Begin Workaround

'We have to fix this problem': Chiefs know they need to figure out 1st half slumps

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Chiefs normally lean on the "first 15," the opening scripted plays in coach Andy Reid's offense designed to get his team into a rhythm and set the tone for the game.

Community Support Commissioned

Jackson County CASA raises over $3 million to expand child services center

A rendering of Jackson County CASA's upcoming 10,700 square foot expansion and renovation // Courtesy Lauren Fasbinder Jackson County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program has announced a $3.7 million "Space to Thrive" expansion, which will double the size of what was already one of the nation's largest iterations of CASA.

Tribute To Hero Dad

Family mourning sudden loss of father, Navy veteran to COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A father and fiancé died of COVID-19 a week ago Sunday. While his family is dealing with the sudden loss, they want to share his story. "He was a Navy vet," Kendall Hendricks, Coen's Fiancée, said. "He did 10 years as a sonar technician."

Collecting Digital History

New scanner will help Jackson County Historical Society make history accessible

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A historic task is taking place inside the historic Independence Square Courthouse in uptown Independence, Missouri. The Jackson County Historical Society, housed in the building, is scanning, preserving, processing and ultimately sharing the largest collection of historic photographs it's ever received.

Something Weather This Way Comes

Blustery conditions and rain inbound

Blustery conditions and rain is inbound for KC.Kansas City looks cloudy tonight with lows in the mid 50s. Rainy and windy conditions are likely Wednesday and Thursday, with highs once again staying in the 50s. Rain totals may top two inches across both days.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .