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More Deets On Money Pool

Kansas City Zoo officials celebrate progress on 'game changer' new aquarium

Leaders of the Kansas City Zoo could not have a groundbreaking ceremony for a new aquarium because of the pandemic, but they celebrated its construction progress Monday as they launched a public funding campaign called Make Waves KC. At 60,000-square-feet, the aquarium will be home to thousands of sea animals, such as rescued sea otters and octopuses.

KC Now Hiring

Plastics company ALPLA plans new manufacturing plant in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A manufacturer of plastic components announced plans Tuesday to build a new facility in Kansas City, Missouri. ALPLA, Inc. plans to build a nearly 250,000 square-foot facility in the Blue River Commerce Center. Construction is scheduled to start by the end of this year, with completion set for late 2022.

Cowtown Bad Deal

Oversight failures at the Kansas City Land Bank

What's going on at the Kansas City Land Bank? The program's goal is to create more homes and community spaces by selling vacant, tax-delinquent properties. But a recent investigation revealed the Land Bank has potential conflicts of interest and fails to hold buyers accountable.

Community Outreach Request

Kansas City police ask for help in finding missing 29-year-old man

Kansas City police are asking for help finding a missing 29-year-old man.Police said Landon Isabell was last seen wearing a gray hoodie and has multiple tattoos on his arms and chest. Authorities said his family is worried about his mental well-being.

Golden Ghetto Prevention

Firefighters hand out smoke alarms in Overland Park neighborhood where man died

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Firefighters plan to go door to door in the neighborhood where an Overland Park man died in a fire last week. Investigators said the home where 77-year-old David Zabriskie died near 115th Street and Nieman Road did not have working smoke detectors. When firefighters arrived on Oct.

Hotness Lifestyle Exposed

Model Lindsey Pelas spills truth about ex Dan Bilzerian's 'wild' lifestyle

Notorious playboy Dan Bilzerian is known for his wild lifestyle, travelling around the globe on private jets, partying with beautiful women and drinking the most expensive champagne. This is thanks to the 'King of Instagram's' huge net worth of $200million (£145million). However, is his lifestyle really as extravagant as it seems on social media?

MAGA Confesses

At least five former Trump White House staffers are talking to the House January 6 committee

At least five former Trump administration staffers have voluntarily spoken with the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, CNN has learned.

Tax The Rich Push Back

Key House Democrat skeptical of billionaire tax, calls it 'challenging' to implement

A top House Democrat threw doubt on a new Senate plan to the unrealized capital gains of billionaires and other ultrahigh earners, arguing the proposal may be too complicated to implement. The proposal, which Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is slated to unveil later this week, would set the so-called billionaires' income tax at $1 billion income, or three consecutive years of $100 million or more in income.

White House Stays Losing

Joint public events between Harris, Biden decline amid falling poll numbers

There appears to be a growing visible distance between Vice President Kamala Harris and President BIden, as their joint appearances together dropped from 38 in February to just seven so far this month, amid Biden's rapidly declining poll numbers.

Social Media Double Down Exposed

Whistleblower Frances Haugen says Facebook's investment in the 'metaverse' shows how its priorities are all wrong

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen says she's "shocked" by the scale of Facebook's "metaverse" plans. Facebook recently said it would hire 10,000 people to build the metaverse. Haugen said a similar investment in the company's safety division would have been "amazing."

COVID Postscript Cont'd

ERs are now swamped with seriously ill patients - but most don't even have COVID

Inside the Emergency Department at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan, staff are struggling to care for patients who are showing up much sicker than they've ever seen. Tiffani Dusang, the ER's nursing director, practically vibrates with pent-up anxiety, looking at all the patients lying on a long line of stretchers pushed up against the beige walls of the hospital hallways.

Royal Decline

Queen will not attend COP26 climate change summit

Buckingham Palace says the Queen, who has been advised to rest, is "disappointed" not to attend.

Vaxx Conspiracy Attack

Facebook froze as anti-vaccine comments swarmed users

WASHINGTON (AP) - In March, as claims about the dangers and ineffectiveness of coronavirus vaccines spun across social media and undermined attempts to stop the spread of the virus, some Facebook employees thought they had found a way to help.

Elon Against Prez

Elon Musk attacks Biden's unrealized gains tax - as his wealth soars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk slammed President Joe Biden's proposed tax on billionaires' unrealized gains, which would target ultra-wealthy entrepreneurs like Musk and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Musk - who saw his wealth soar Monday by more than $36 billion to bring his net worth to a whopping $289 billion - attacked the Democrat tax plan on Twitter Monday evening.

Confessional: Mom Pix Debated

I Posted A Pic Of Myself Paddle Boarding, And I Was Shocked By My Friends' Comments

When you turn 50, if you're normal and not pathologically overly positive, you fall into a depression. Regrets hit harder, the knee you busted trying to impress a boyfriend 20 years ago hurts more, you start obsessively checking your retirement account and panicking. But there are benefits too, mostly of the I-don't-give-a-f*ck variety.

Kansas City Chiefs Downgraded

NFL power rankings Week 8 roundup: Chiefs a consensus mid-tier team

If you were expecting good Here's this week's sampling: Kansas City Chiefs news in the Week 8 NFL power rankings , we'll just have to assume that since Saturday, you've been frozen in carbonite. You might consider asking Princess Leia to just freeze you again. This was a Sunday of red flags ...

Road Trip Pix

Photos: Baldwin City's Maple Leaf Festival

Soy candles from Maple Leaf Festival vendor Cedarthorn Candle Collections. // Photo by Chris Ortiz The 64th annual Maple Leaf Festival took place the weekend of October 16-17 in Baldwin City, KS. The festival, which started in 1958, continued the tradition of a Saturday morning parade followed by vendor booths lining both High Street and 8th.

Autumn Carbs Debut

It's Halloween weekend-here are 4 spots to get cider and doughnuts

Though our favorite, Dunn's Cider Mill, has wrapped up its season, there are still spots serving hot, fresh apple cider doughnuts around KC.

Celebrate Local Tech Flex

Kansas City-made fitness apps flex tactics to monetize training's trend toward tech

Jake Heyen's exercises its potential at the intersection of pandemic-pumped fitness and influencer marketing industries, the Kansas City founder said, detailing the intertwined world of fitness-minded consumers and content creators. "We love the fact that we sit within two industries that are poised for explosive growth going forward," said Heyen, who also serves as the startup's CEO.

Fall Blows . . . 

Tuesday will be windy with high near 62 degrees


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