Kansas City Friday News Peek

For close watchers of this blog and the Kansas City discourse, we notice pr0n hottie Ryan taking her social media promo work right to the edge of decency and THAT inspires us to gather info on pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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We want the World Cup: Kansas City prepares for visit as 2026 FIFA Host City decision nears

Kansas City wants the 2026 World Cup. If you've driven by Main Street in downtown Kansas City lately, chances are you've seen the massive ninty-by-ninty-foot sign with the message "We want the World Cup" written in bold white letters. With the upcoming FIFA representatives visit expected in late October, Kansas City is one step closer...

Stimmy Saved Cowtown

The federal pandemic program that became a 'godsend' to Kansas City venues

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Eat Your Heart Out

The Five Best Kansas City BBQ Joints

"Get Out There" is a new column for itchy footed humans written by Paste contributor Blake Snow. Although weird now, travel is still worthwhile-especially to these open borders. When I was nine, my father took me on an overnight trip to Kansas City.

Show-Me Hip-Hop Cash Flashback

Nelly's rundown Missouri mansion has finally sold

by: Becky Willeke, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: / Updated: ST. LOUIS ( KTVI) - Nelly is now the former owner of a mansion in Wildwood, Missouri. The home on Hidden Valley Drive is now listed as "just sold" instead of "pending," and its new owner has quite a bit of work on their hands.

Kansas Weed Coming Soon?!?

There's no legal weed in Kansas yet, but a new Cannabis Chamber of Commerce says that'll change soon

While marijuana for medical purposes has yet to be legalized in Kansas, Barry Grissom, former U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas and chamber member, said he is optimistic that legislation will pass and the state will have a booming cannabis industry.


Pornhub Traffic Surged By More Than 10 Percent During Facebook Outage

As you're almost definitely aware, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger went down the other day (Monday 4 October). For many of us, the five-hour blackout really laid bare how dependent we have become on social media, leaving us at a loose end. And so, what did you do with your evening instead?

Cash Fight Redux

Senate Republicans sow disinformation after $480bn US debt ceiling deal

Top Republicans in the Senate are advancing a campaign of disinformation over the debt ceiling as they seek to distort the reasons for needing to raise the nation's borrowing cap, after they dropped their blockade on averting a US debt default in a bipartisan manner.

Prez Biden Support Fades

CNN sounds alarm on Biden's poor poll numbers: 'A very bad sign'

CNN sounded the alarm on President Joe Biden's tanking poll numbers Friday, describing them as "not good" and a "very bad sign" as they continue to trend in the wrong direction.

MAGA Comeback Scares Progressives?!?

Trump's possible 2024 White House run giving Democrats anxiety

​The rising likelihood of former President Donald Trump mounting a bid for the White House in 2024​ paired with President Biden's falling poll numbers ​ are giving Democrats anxiety, according to a report.

Tragedy Today

Dozens of people have been killed in a mosque explosion in Afghanistan

A suicide bomb explosion ripped through a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province, killing and wounding dozens of worshippers, according to a local official. Afghanistan's TOLO news agency quotes the director of information and culture of Kunduz as saying that at least 43 people are dead and more than 140 hurt in the suicide attack.

Talker Questions Homefront Leadership

Tucker Carlson: It is beginning to seem like the national security state runs everything

We had a diplomatic incident last month and a lot of Americans didn't even know what happened. The government of France did something they haven't done in hundreds of years. They recalled their ambassador to the United States. They also accused the United States of behaving in a manner that is, quote, unacceptable between allies and partners.

The Science Seyz . . . 

Top COVID-19 doctors and scientists privately asked the Biden administration to scrap its booster shot plan, report says

46th and current president of the United States Health experts held a call with Biden officials last week warning against a widespread booster campaign, Politico reported. They said the shots should go to people most at risk of severe COVID-19, per the report.


World leaders reach landmark deal on a global corporate tax rate

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development on Friday announced a major breakthrough on corporate tax rates, after years of disagreement. The group of developed nations agreed to a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15%.

Joker Earns Last Laugh

Dave Chappelle Gets Standing Ovation Amid Netflix Special Controversy: "If This Is What Being Canceled Is, I Love It"

Amid a swirl of controversy around his new Netflix special, The Closer, Dave Chappelle took center stage Thursday night at a star-studded and sold-out show at L.A.'s iconic Hollywood Bowl.

Diva Literally Flashes Back

Madonna Flashes the Audience in No-Holds-Barred Jimmy Fallon Interview - E! Online

During a new appearance on The Tonight Show, Madonna definitely expressed herself. After sharing her mission to disturb the peace as an artist, she did just that with Jimmy Fallon.

Golden Ghetto Redux

Plans in the works to convert Macy's in Prairie Village into grocery store, gym

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - The former Macy's building at 71st Street and Mission Road could soon be getting a facelift. On Tuesday, the Prairie Village Planning Commission will review a site plan proposal to redevelop the 128,000-square-foot building at 4000 W. 71st Street to include a gym, grocery store and office space.

Health Info Shared With Community

A Kansas City man is raising awareness about sickle cell treatment options

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Even a literal walk in the park isn't as easy as it sounds for Maurice Riddle. At any moment, the 37-year-old's sickle cell disease could trigger a pain crisis. "If it's in your arm, just raising your arm up to scratch your chin would hurt," the Kansas City, Missouri, man explained.

Checkout Nice Listing

Kansas City hotel ranked among top 50 in the world, best in the Midwest

One Kansas City hotel booked a coveted spot among the top 50 hotels in the world in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards, which the travel magazine announced on Tuesday. 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City, 219 W.

Beautiful Urban Core Home Pix Shared By KICK-ASS Photog

Bishop And Annie Scarritt Hendrick Home Renovation Update 4

Work continues on this 1887 Queen Anne. Dry wall is installed and base coat of paint applied. In some of these pictures you'll see a square of color on the wall -It is the color for that room. Tile installers begin work next. Front entrance above and below.

Erin's Forecast For Now . . . 

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

Calm winds with partly cloudy skies this evening. Get ready for summertime heat to return beginning on Friday. Highs will climb to near 84 tomorrow and then close to record setting by Saturday. We are tracking our next chance for storms late Sunday. Stay connected with us at KCTV5 NEWS.

MUSIC MEANS LOVE FOREVER - Steve Aoki & Armin van Buuren is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.