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Constant Kansas City Promise

KC's street plan fixes, resurfaces hundreds of lane miles - with more on the list

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The city called its summer resurfacing project a success as it focused on some of the worst streets in Kansas City. City council approved a budget that more than doubled the funding for road improvements.

Exoneration Crusade Cont'd

Court hearing for Kevin Strickland enters day 2

There was more testimony in day two of a court hearing for Kevin Strickland.He is the man who has served 43 years for a triple murder that Jackson County prosecutors now say he did not commit.The case is hinging on the testimony of a woman who identified Strickland at trial.That woman recanted her story that Strickland was involved in a triple murder.Cynthia Douglas has since died.

Timely Riverboat Rescue

Sheriff's deputy gives woman 3 doses of Naloxone after she likely took counterfeit pill at KC casino

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman suspected of overdosing on a counterfeit prescription pill at a Kansas City casino needed three doses of naloxone to survive. That's according to the Clay County Sheriff's office. The office said one of its sergeants was working off-duty security at Ameristar around 2:30 a.m.

Lesson In Risk

Masks will be optional after Thanksgiving for high schoolers in the Blue Valley School District

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Blue Valley School Board voted Monday night to make masks optional for high school students, students in the district's 18-21 and CAPS programs. The change in the district's mask mandate will begin Monday, Nov. 29, the day students return from Thanksgiving break.

Kansas City Finances Dip

KC Zoo broke ground on a $75 million aquarium

Looks nifty! // Courtesy Kansas City Zoo The Kansas City Zoo has begun work on a $75 million aquarium project that is estimated to be completed by 2023. The expansion will be the largest project in the zoo's 112-year history, hosting about 35 exhibits in a new 60,000 square-foot expansion near the elephant enclosures.

Diva Shares Grand Turnaround

Britney Spears bares her backside in cheeky thong pic

"Get Naked (She's Got a Plan)." Britney Spears stripped down to nothing but a yellow thong for a cheeky Instagram pic posted Monday. "I used [a] real photography camera 📷 in my room yesterday for the first time ... I put it on the stand and put it on a timer and got this 💋💋💋 !!!!"

MAGA Confronts Committee

Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, other White House officials subpoenaed in Jan. 6 House probe

The House committee probing the Jan. 6 Capitol riot on Tuesday subpoenaed former Trump White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany and other ex-White House officials to testify in the investigation. In addition to McEnany, ex-officials issued subpoenas include ex-White House senior advisor Stephen Miller, former White House personnel director John McEntee, former deputy chief of staff Christopher Liddell, and ex-Vice President Mike Pence's national security advisor Keith Kellogg.

Pundit Smacks Down Former Prez Trump Again

Ann Coulter calls Donald Trump "abjectly stupid"

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter has accused former President Donald Trump of "betraying" his base and being "abjectly stupid" in his inability to deliver on his promise to build a border wall. Although Coulter wrote the bestseller In Trump We Trust, E Pluribus Awesome!

Republicans Choked Up

GOP unsure what to say about candidates accused of domestic violence

Once in a while, headlines tell an amazing story. Yesterday, for example, The Washington Post published a headline that read, "NRSC chair Rick Scott declines to say if Trump-backed Senate hopeful accused of strangling wife is right candidate for the job." The article's lede further drove the point home: Sen.

Insurrection On The Run?!?!

Capitol riot suspect allegedly seeking asylum in Belarus

Evan Neumann, an alleged participant in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, has fled the country and is seeking asylum in Belarus, the Washington Post reports. Driving the news: Neumann, who is wanted in the United States on six charges related to the insurrection attempt, including counts of violent entry and disorderly conduct, appears to have sat down for an interview with Belarusian state television to discuss his departure.

Vaxx Mandate For Everybody Coming Soon?!?

Pfizer and BioNTech ask FDA to authorize COVID vaccine booster for people 18+

Pfizer and BioNTech have asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize their COVID-19 booster shot to all people 18 and older. The companies say the request is based on results from a study of more than 10,000 volunteers that show vaccine efficacy of 95% or greater for people receiving the booster.

Lowering Expecations

'Tuvalu is sinking': Island nation threatened by sea level rise looks for salvation

With a population of just over 11,000 residents, Tuvalu is an idyllic South Pacific atoll consisting of nine low-lying islands whose highest elevation is roughly 15 feet. Thanks to sea level rise, each year that elevation shrinks a little bit more.

Hip-Hop Tragedy Cont'd

Astroworld security plan referred to potentially dead concertgoers as 'Smurfs'

Astroworld staff were instructed to refer to dead concert-goers as "Smurfs," according to a 56-page security and emergency medical response plan obtained by CNN and authored by Austin, Texas-based concert promoter Scoremore. The wide-ranging document outlines contingencies and instructions for staff responding to different situations at the festival, which ended Friday night with the deaths of eight concert-goers as a result of a deadly crowd surge.

Hottie Gives Up On Rapper

Kim Kardashian is 'DONE' with Kanye West after he 'embarrassed' her on podcast

KIM Kardashian is done with ex Kanye West, and may even take legal action to keep him away from her. The apparent last straw came after Ye appeared on the Drink Champs podcast and went on an epic rant about his estranged wife that is said to have embarrassed her.


'I love sex': Bella Thorne gets 'wet' directing porn star in NSFW music video

"Do you really love me?" That's the million-dollar question that millionaire Bella Thorne poses in the racy music video for her erotic, new single "In You." And she certainly hopes so. Directed and written by the 24-year-old "Dirty Sexy Money" actress, the NSFW music video finds Thorne in a fantastically sexy but tumultuous love triangle with Oscar-winning rapper/producer Juicy J and Thorne's porn-star muse, 25-year-old Abella Danger.

Midwest Farmland Rediscovery

Local turkey farmer finds new customers amid supply shortages

CONCORDIA, MO (KCTV) -- Gobbling up a Thanksgiving dinner might cost a little more this year. Inflation and supply chain issues have driven up the price of most food items at the grocery store, including turkeys. But at the David's Pasture farm near Concordia, Mo., Remington Keston has noticed another trend.

Kangaroos Skeptical About Zuck

UMKC professor expresses doubts about Facebook's new virtual reality software | UMKC Roo News

Sitting on your living room couch, you slip on a set of virtual reality goggles. In an instant, you're transported to an office filled with your coworkers. This fully immersive virtual world is being created by Meta (previously Facebook), and UMKC computer science & electrical engineering pr ...

Tuesday Hipster Foodie Review

Former food cart Taco Tank is now serving tacos, nachos and more at Kansas City's Parlor food hall

Kansas Citians love their tacos, and they are constantly searching for new spots to satisfy their craving. One of the latest is Taco Tank, a former food cart that now has a permanent home inside of Parlor food hall. Chef-owner Roman Raya Jr.

Time To Chill 

First hard freezes possible this weekend in Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Fall is in full force. Some of the trees are putting on a show, with bright fall colors of red, yellows and oranges. And our temperatures have started to cool down quite a bit. Daily average high temperatures are only in the mid 50s this week.

Erin's Forecast For Now . . . 

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

Temperatures will stay rather mild through the evening and overnight hours while skies gradually increase with clouds. Expect clouds to take over the sky late tonight leading to a few widely scattered light rain showers in the morning.

Travis Scott - ESCAPE PLAN is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .