Kansas City Link Pool: Filibuster At Risk, Greenhouse FAIL & History On Trial

She's either in St. Tropez or the Ozarks but right now we check hottie CharMac sharing her lighter side whilst we consider pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Tech Content Scheme Earns Downtown KC Love

LA game tech startup boosting its KC footprint with 100 new jobs, high-profile downtown HQ

A rapidly expanding gaming technology studio hopes to put approachable blockchain technology in the hands of consumers - and it's pressing play on a strategy to bring dozens of new jobs to Kansas City and give players, developers, and content creators "true ownership" within the games they love.

Show-Me Lawyers On Track

Lawsuits in Missouri Amtrak derailment case expected in days

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - While survivors recover, victims' families plan funerals, and investigators try to figure out what happened before an Amtrak train derailed on June 27 in Mendon, Missouri, legal teams are preparing to file the first lawsuits related to the crash in the next few days.

Soccer Loves New Arrivals

50 people to receive citizenship at Independence Day celebration prior to Sunday's Sporting KC match


Homespun Campaign Pose Adjusts To New Dividing Lines Amid Congressional Contest

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids planting roots in gerrymandered district with distinctly rural flavor - Kansas Reflector

OTTAWA - U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids had a backdrop of cattle, horses and wide-open spaces while speaking Wednesday night from a farmhouse porch to Franklin County Democrats about forming alliances in the state's newly gerrymandered 3rd congressional district.

Well-Designed Tiger Scheme Exposed

Internal audit of Mizzou's engineering school reveals at least $30,700 in stolen funds

The University of Missouri says that an internal audit has led to the discovery of stolen funds and employee terminations at the college. Allegations of financial mismanagement at the school's College of Engineering have led to three employee terminations, additional employees being sent through human resources procedures and evidence of over $30,700 being stolen from the school.

Midday Buzz Uncorked

Wine Spectator honors 13 Kansas City-area restaurants for wine selection - Kansas City Business Journal

Thirteen Kansas City-area restaurants were honored by a national publication for featuring the best wine selections. Wine Spectator recognized 3,169 eateries from all 50 states in the U.S. and more than 70 countries internationally as part of its annual Restaurant Awards.

Hottie Shows Skin To Sell

Charlotte McKinney flashes her taut abs in a skimpy cream co-ord

She is known for her sensational sense of style and eye-popping displays. And Charlotte McKinney did not fail to put on yet another incredible display as she posed up a storm in an array of photographs as the new cover star of US Retreat Magazine.

Unpopular Prez Biden Considers Constitutional Adjustment

Biden calls for dropping filibuster rules to put abortion rights into law

President Joe Biden said on Thursday that he would support making an exception to the filibuster -- the 60-vote threshold in the Senate needed to pass most legislation -- in order to codify abortion rights and the right to privacy through legislation passed by Congress.

MAGA Against Lady Hearsay

Trump derides Jan. 6 committee witness Cassidy Hutchinson as 'this girl' in new rant

Former President Donald Trump belittled Cassidy Hutchinson, who testified before the Jan. 6 committee on Tuesday, as "this girl" in an angry new attack on the House panel investigating the attack on the Capitol. Displaying deep frustration with Hutchinson's revelations, Trump called the 26-year-old ex-White House staffer a no-name junior aide and a liar.

Sky Falls Over Corporate Rule?!?

Supreme Court limits EPA's authority to regulate power plants' greenhouse gas emissions

The ruling delivers a significant blow to the Biden administration's efforts to fight climate change.

History Judges Racist Testimony

Family of Emmet Till demand arrest of female accuser after recovering 1955 warrant

The family of Emmet Till -- a 14-year-old Black boy who was abducted, tortured and lynched in Mississippi in 1955 -- are calling for the arrest of his white female accuser after they discovered an unserved, 70-year-old warrant charging her with kidnapping.

EPIC Progress Achieved

Ketanji Brown Jackson Becomes First Black Woman Supreme Court Justice

WASHINGTON - Ketanji Brown Jackson took the judicial oath just after noon on Thursday, becoming the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Justice Jackson, 51, was confirmed in April, when the Senate voted 53 to 47 on her nomination.

State Law FAILS Pre-Born

Judge says Florida's 15-week abortion law is unconstitutional

A Florida judge on Thursday ruled that Florida's new law that bans abortions at 15 weeks is unconstitutional and "violates the privacy provision of the Florida Constitution."

Recession Already Arrives

Job cuts are rolling in. Here's who is feeling the most pain so far

The dominos are starting to fall in the U.S. economy. As the Federal Reserve pumps the brakes on the economy, many American companies are retrenching. There is a growing fear that as the central bank aggressively hikes interest rates to fight high inflation, it could tip the U.S.

Paved With Good Intentions . . .

Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in roads

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Thursday launched a $1 billion first-of-its-kind pilot program aimed at helping reconnect cities and neighborhoods racially segregated or divided by road projects, pledging wide-ranging help to dozens of communities despite the program's limited dollars.

Sketchy Lasers Target Lady Parts

The FDA needs to take another look at laser-based 'vaginal rejuvenation'

aser procedures promising "vaginal rejuvenation" are being promoted to women in advertisements online, in spa windows, and even in some doctors' offices. If my patient group is any guide, women receiving treatment for cancer may be especially interested in obtaining the benefits touted in these ads, as some cancer treatments cause sexual health side effects.

About This Weekend

12 Things To Do This 4th of July Weekend In KC: June 30-July 4 2022

Put on the puka shell necklace, pull the straw cowboy hat down real low, and purchase one (1) case of White Claw per person. Set up in the parking lot of Arrowhead around noon and remove clothing until you're comfortable.

Ace Earns Notable Achievement

Greinke sharp in 500th career start, Royals beat Rangers 2-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Zach Greinke allowed just one run on four hits in his 500th career start, helping the Kansas City Royals avoid a three-game sweep by beating the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Wednesday. Kansas City's Kyle Isbel provided the winning cushion with his second home run in as many games.

Pick Best Ballers In KC History

Drafting an all-time Royals team, one pick per round since 1969

With the MLB Draft on the horizon, I wanted to write something fun about the Royals and the draft. I've had this idea in my head for a while, and finally put pen to paper regarding it. Here's the idea: let's build an all-time Royals team using just one player drafted by the Royals from each round of any and all amateur drafts.

Mean Tweets Vs. Musical Victory

Twitter likes earn musician first pitch honor at Kansas City Royals game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A local musician is gearing up to throw the first pitch at Kauffman Stadium when the Kansas City Royals host the Cleveland Guardians on July 8. Kevin Morby, a singer-songwriter who grew up in the Kansas City metro, tweeted a request to the Royals, asking that if he gets enough likes on his tweet, that they allow him to throw a ceremonial first pitch.

Blazing Thursday Underway

Sunny and very warm in the metro Thursday

Sunny and very warm Thursday. High 91. 40% chance of late afternoon and evening scattered thunderstorms on Friday. A couple storms could produce strong wind and hail.Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely any time Saturday morning, afternoon and evening - not a washout day, however. High 82.

Mariah Carey covering the Jackson 5 back in 1992- I'll Be There is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.