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No KC Good Deed Unpunished
A Kansas City farm and orchard was hit hard by thieves over the weekend.Thieves stole thousands of dollars in equipment when they stole a trailer from the Kansas City Urban Farm Co-op.Darrian Davis and his fiance, Nicolette Paige, have run the orchard for the past six years.They showed up on
JoCo Fights The Rent
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Residents and property owners in Overland Park, Kansas, have until June 30 to complete a city about short-term rentals as the city explores whether to create new regulations. Short-term rentals are normally single-family homes in residential areas which are advertised for rent on websites like Airbnb and Vrbo.
Golden Ghetto Rescue Celebrated
SHAWNEE, Kan. - One Johnson County homeowner said the noise she detected on Tuesday night scared her. To her surprise, the racket came from a young deer that had fallen into a deep window well at her home. A video clip from the Shawnee Fire Department shows the deer, which was likely scared, crying loudly.
Kansas City Food Pantry Struggles With Rising Demand
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Inflation is impacting everyone, but people living on the financial edge are getting help from charitable organizations like Operation Breakthrough . Inside the organization's food pantry, donation specialist Michell Jones said she is seeing more families needing help.
Make A Friend Amid Recession
The staff said a dire situation is unfolding at KC Pet Project. The shelter is running out of room, which is why free adoptions were offered Wednesday of any dog over 30 pounds."I can't wait to take him home.
Inflation Takes Bite
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - High grocery prices are making local families dread going to the grocery store. "It's crazy right now," said Kansas City resident Lisa Williams. Williams said the current prices of some food items mean her family is making some changes.
West Plaza Gentrification Worsens
George Hernandez's mother, age 100 now, has lived in her home on Mercier Street in the West Plaza neighborhood for 54 years. When Paz Hernandez moved there in 1968, nearly every home around her was just like hers. A tiny bungalow, two or three bedrooms, many built in the 1920s.
Starlet Defend The O
Women lag behind men not just in salaries but also in the bedroom, according to Emma Thompson. "It's an orgasm gap," the English actress told Page Six exclusively at the Tribeca Festival premiere of her upcoming movie, "Good Luck to You, Leo Grande."
Survey Seyz Prez Worse Than MAGA
President Biden's low job approval rating isn't getting any better. A NewsNation/DDHQ poll released on Thursday shows that only 42 percent of U.S. voters approve of the job Biden is doing in the White House. By comparison, 58 percent say they disapprove. That's largely on par with where his approval rating sat in the same...
Nobody Likes Veep Either . . .
Kamala Harris for president in 2024 not a sure thing, if Biden does not run, according to Virginia voters
Virginia voters told Fox News that Vice President Kamala Harris is not a shoo-in to replace President Joe Biden at the top of the ticket If he does not seek re-election in 2024. Rosa, a mother from Virginia, told Fox News, "I would support her, but I'd be open to other candidates as well in the Democratic Party."
Kellyanne Tome Flops
The memoir of Deborah Birx, the Covid response coordinator under Trump, has sold fewer than 6,000 copies; Dr. Scott Atlas' book sold 27,013 copies; Dr. Ben Carson's book sold 21,786 copies; former White House press secretary turned Trump critic Stephanie Grisham sold 38,249 books; counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway has sold 42,273 books since it was published in late May; and former defense secretary Mark Esper sold 20,900 books.
RIGHT TO CARRY WINS!!!
In Congress, Democratic and Republican lawmakers are close to advancing new legislation intended to address gun violence in the wake of deadly mass shootings. With strong public backing, the bill represents a breakthrough possibility unseen in a generation. Across the street from the Capitol, however, Republican-appointed justices are pushing in the opposite direction.
White House Gas Takeover?!?!
Granholm: President could use Defense Production Act to handle gas supply crisis after asking for tax holiday
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm indicated that President Joe Biden has considered using the Defense Production Act to help mitigate the record-high gas prices, but stressed that it is just "one" of the tools at the president's disposal. "President Biden, like all other leaders around the world, are grappling with this for their citizens," Granholm said Wednesday at a White House press briefing.
Losing Faith In Democracy?!?
Bow your heads and say a prayer over the separation of church and state, may it rest in peace. Who knows, doing so may someday entitle you to a government subsidy. During a week in which much of our focus is on the public assault on our democratic values that took place on Jan.
Right-Wing Sinking Feeling
The United States Navy is training servicemen and women to cultivate "safe spaces" through the use of pronouns, as seen in a video publicized Monday. The video features Naval Undersea Warfare Center engineers Jony Rozon and Conchy Vasquez discussing "inclusive language" such as using "hey everyone" or "hey team" instead of "hey guys," before detailing how the Navy plans to create a more sensitive environment, according to the Washington Free Beacon.
Pro-Choice Climax Coming Soon
Planned Parenthood and abortion activists took over the Wisconsin state Capitol building on Wednesday, as the GOP was set to uphold a pro-life law that will take effect if the Roe v. Wade decision is overturned.
American Pandemic Forever
More than 7% of U.S. adults have symptoms of Long COVID, according to a survey from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Making Vlad Mad
European leaders are poised to grant Ukraine candidate status, in a historic decision that opens the door to EU membership for the war-torn country and deals a blow to Vladimir Putin. EU leaders meeting in Brussels are expected to approve Ukraine's candidate status later on Thursday, nearly four months after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy launched his country's bid to join the bloc in the early days of the Russian invasion.
Pr0n Crisis Confronts Smut Juggernaut
Pornhub owner MindGeek has lost two high-level executives: CEO Feras Antoon and COO David Tassillo, as first reported by . Their resignation comes shortly after The New Yorker released a scathing report detailing the holes in the company's content moderation system, which has failed to address videos depicting underage and non-consenting individuals.
Home Team Win Streak Blanked
Shohei Ohtani followed up his amazing offensive performance on Tuesday with an equally amazing performance on the mound on Wednesday, striking out a career-high 13 batters in a 5-0 win over the Royals to avoid a sweep. The Royals got to Ohtani early when Whit Merrifield and Andrew Benintendi led off the game with back-to-back singles.
Rock Chalk End Game
WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN JANUARY TWO OF KU'S NATIONAL CHAMPIONS ARE LOOKING AHEAD TO THURSDAY NIGHT'S NBA DRAFT. BOTH ARE FROM THE KANSAS CITY AREA. BOTH ARE EXPECTED TO BE CHOSEN IN THE FIRST ROUND. THEY'LL BE IN NEW YORK CITY. BUT AS KMV TONIGHT'S KAREN KORNACKI REPORTS.
New Digs Debut
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The last two years we've seen the housing market boom with frenetic home buying where many sell above list price , and some prospective buyers seek fixer-uppers for their first home.
Newsies Trash Starchy Veggie
High food prices are affecting many in Kansas City, and there are two crops that play an outsized role: corn and soybeans. Plus, one rancher in Kansas is outfitting his cattle with GPS collars to save money and protect the grasslands.
Katie Shares Forecast . . .
Today: Showers late this morning-early afternoon. A few non-severe t-storms possible. High 85.Tonight: After 9 PM t-storms roll into KC from the west. Some could be strong with gusty wind and small hail.Friday: Morning Storms them partly cloudy. High 82. Heat Index 96.Saturday: AM storms then partly cloudy and hot, 93.