Kansas City Sunday Night News Stand Amid Supply Chain FAIL & Anger

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Arrowhead Outcry After Tragedy

Kansas City leaders working on on pedestrian, bike safety improvements around the Truman Sports Complex

JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- It's been nearly five days since Steven Hickle of Wichita was killed as he was leaving Arrowhead Stadium during the rain delay between the Chiefs and Bills game Sunday.

Down By The River Today

Water rescue called after cars found in Missouri River and on the river's bank in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Emergency crews were called Sunday morning on a water rescue on the Missouri River near Interstate 435 after a boater found a vehicle in the river and another vehicle on the river's bank. Police and fire/EMS crews responded at 9:42 a.m. to the water rescue call.

Show-Me Tech FAIL

Missouri state government wrestles with massive computer shortcomings

Click here for updates on this story (CNN) -- JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri ( St. Louis Post-Dispatch) -- Key computer systems used by the state of Missouri are so outdated officials are worried some of the only programmers who know how to work with the antiquated technology will retire.

Kansas Needs Workers

Local governments struggle to hire public sector workers

TOPEKA, Kan. - Some local Kansas governments are operating with 10% of their positions unfilled, making it hard to deliver the services that citizens expect. Across the state, Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows that Kansas has seen a 4.7% drop in the number of public sector workers, which translates into about 12,000 vacant jobs, but some towns are being hit harder, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports .

More Deets On Pussy Overload

KC Pet Project takes in more than 450 pets over 10-day span

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Friday, KC Pet Project announced they had taken 469 dogs and cats in a 10-day span. This is adding to the fact the shelter has been full most of the summer and are getting an average of 40-60 pets a day.

Talking Creeper Legacy

Podcast to explore Victoria's Secret and Jeffrey Epstein connection

A new podcast, "Fallen Angel," delves into Victoria's Secret's ex-CEO Les Wexner and his close ties to Jeffrey Epstein. A former executive named Cindy remembered being seated next to convicted sex offender Epstein at a birthday party for Wexner's mother at a corporate cafeteria space and being invited to an exclusive afterparty at Wexner's house.

American Scarcity Endures

Buttigieg says US supply chain issues will 'certainly' continue into 2022

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg predicted on Sunday that supply chain issues facing the US will continue into 2022, but stressed that Congress potentially passing President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal is the best way to help alleviate those problems.


US hasn't seen worker anger like this in decades

Workers are saying enough is enough.And many of them are either hitting the picket lines or quitting their jobs as a result.The changing dynamics of the U.S.

Prez Writes EPIC Hospital Check

Biden administration to invest $100 million to boost health care, attract workers

The Biden administration on Thursday announced that it would be investing $100 million to boost the health care industry by funding state programs aimed at attracting and retaining workers in underserved communities.

Comedian Considers Prez Trump Typecasting

Jon Stewart says media making 'mistake' casting Trump as 'incredible supervillain'

Comedian Jon Stewart said the media's hyper-focus on former President Donald Trump is a mistake and that casting him as an "incredible supervillain" distracts from other threats.

GOP Runs Without MAGA

GOP Senator Bill Cassidy doubts Trump will be 2024 nominee: He lost "House, Senate, presidency"

Senator Bill Cassidy cast doubt on former President Donald Trump's chances of winning the Republican nomination if he decides to run in 2024, after Trump tested the presidential waters by holding a rally in the early nominating state of Iowa last weekend. "Do you assume President Trump will run in 2024?"

War Tech Threatens US

Beijing mocks America over China's new nuclear-capable missile

Report from Financial Times said test showed China had made 'astounding progress' on hypersonic weapons Hypersonic missile launched in August, circled the globe at low orbit and missed target by two dozen miles US intelligence was caught off guard as US is one of eight nations developing their own hypersonic

Political Good Life Questioned

Pete Buttigieg defends being on paternity leave amid supply-chain crisis

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday defended being AWOL on paternity leave amid the US's crippling supply-chain crisis - while warning the upheaval could stretch into the holidays and beyond. Buttigieg said he considers his leave "not a vacation, it's work" - as he offered no new short-term solutions to the mess that has left cargo ships idling off US ports and threatens to disrupt Christmas.

Celeb Freakout Amid Heartbreak

Kanye goes undercover in creepy mask in Italy as divorce from Kim moves forward

KANYE West wore a creepy mask and an all black Balenciaga outfit after performing at a wedding in Venice, Italy, as his divorce from Kim Kardashian moves forward. Kanye, 44, went undercover in Venice, after losing the $60m home in his divorce from Kim.

Dystopian Content Celebrated

Netflix's Mega-Hit 'Squid Game' Will Generate Almost $900 Million In Value

Netflix projects the Korean-language megahit will create almost $900 million dollars in value. In a confidential document reviewed by Bloomberg News, Squid Game generated $891.1 million in impact value, Netflix's proprietary metric describing the measure of a title's economic contribution based on subscriber viewing.

Show-Me Statesman's Insight

John Danforth on today's politics and politicians

John C. Danforth is a senior statesman, having served Missouri as both its attorney general and a U.S. senator and as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. In this conversation with Steve Kraske, he offers his frank assessments on a number of topics, including his role in the election of U.S.

Community Legend Tribute

Celebrating Lali Garcia, the activist and 'Queen Bee' who helped shape KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There are people that make such an impact during their life that when they're gone, it makes those they knew wonder how the world ever functioned without them. Kansas City had that type of person whose contributions not only shaped the advancements of the Latino community seen today but Greater Kansas City.

Hollywood Legacy Remembered

Kansas City native Betty Lynn, known for role as Thelma Lou, dies at 95

CULVER CITY, Calif. - Kansas City native Betty Lynn, best known for her portrayal as Thelma Lou on The Andy Griffith Show, died Saturday at the age of 95. Lynn was born in Kansas City, Mo., but spent most of her adult life in California. She appeared in 26 episodes as Barney Fife's girlfriend.

Classic Foodie Art Uncovered

A cool collection of vintage KC restaurant menus is now online

The Kansas City Public Library has added a new addition to their history of Kansas City archive. The new collection, featured in the Missouri Valley Special Collections, includes forty-seven newly scanned menus and illustrations from restaurants and hotels all over the Kansas City area.

Forecast To Start The Week

Plenty of sunshine Monday; highs in the low 70s

Hide Transcript Show Transcript looking ahead to the rest of your evening, a clear sky. A light south wind upper sixties at six will be at 62 by 8 56 at 10 54 degrees at midnight.

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