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Multiplying Like Bunnies

'Bred out of control': Dozens of rabbits rescued from KC-area home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - An animal rescue service specializing in bird service went outside of the cage for a recent operation, helping a house get its rabbit population under control. Burge Bird Rescue, operated by Dr. Julie Burge, drove to a home in the Kansas City area where over the course of two and a half years, two rabbits turned into about 100.

Golden Ghetto Crumbles In Heat

Water main break along eastbound Shawnee Mission Parkway causes delays

MERRIAM, Kan. (KCTV) - If you were trying to get off I-35 and get somewhere east of there via Shawnee Mission Parkway, you likely ran into some delays this afternoon. According to a tweet from the city of Merriam, a water main break happened Wednesday morning near Robinson Street.

Show-Me Voters Carded

Missouri enacts photo voter ID law before November elections

Missouri voters will have to show photo identification to cast a regular ballot in the November election as a result of a law signed Wednesday by Gov. Mike Parson that caps a nearly two-decade-long push by Republicans for stricter voting requirements.

Kansas Showdown Over Cash

Kelly, Schmidt clash over development of $969M Kansas state rainy day reserve fund - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - The state of Kansas had sufficient cash flow for the first time in more than 20 years to avoid borrowing to cover day-to-day operating expenses while simultaneously building a reserve fund in the just-completed fiscal year with a balance of nearly $1 billion.

Midday Tech Trouble Resolved

Programming note: KMBC 9 streaming, audio restored

PROGRAMMING NOTE:The KMBC-TV studio in Kansas City, Missouri, experienced a power issue overnight that impacted our ability to livestream to KMBC.com. A previous audio issue on KMBC 9 and KCWE has been repaired. Viewers are able to see KMBC 9 News over the air for free with a digital antenna, or through local cable or satellite services.

Hottie Shares South Of The Border Tour

Supermodel Kara Del Toro Shares Her Travel Guide to Tulum, Mexico

These days, it's hard to know if certain travel destinations are as beautiful in real life as they appear on your Instagram feed. Is it the editing and perfectly posed angles that inspire your wanderlust or is the destination actually as exciting as it looks?

Democratic Party Abandons Prez

Some top Democrats keep their distance as Biden stops in Ohio on Wednesday

President Biden will have plenty of company from leading Ohio Democrats when he formally announces a plan on Wednesday to protect retirees' pensions and prevent the cutting of benefits for millions of workers and retirees. Joining the president in Cleveland, Ohio, will be Sen. Sherrod Brown, Reps.

MAGA Suffers Snitches

Trump White House counsel to cooperate with January 6 committee

Former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone is expected to testify to the House January 6 select committee on Friday after reaching an agreement over the scope of his cooperation with a subpoena compelling his testimony, according to a source familiar with the matter.

White House Helps Baller

Biden and Harris speak with Brittney Griner's wife

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris spoke by phone Wednesday with Cherelle Griner, the wife of WNBA star Brittney Griner, who is detained in a Russian prison, according to the White House.

Mayo Pete Fueled By Outrage

Buttigieg says he and Biden are 'mad' about sky high gas prices, claims oil executives are 'happy'

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg insisted on Tuesday that greedy oil companies and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to blame for the record-high gas prices, rejecting any assertion that policies implemented under the Biden administration impacted the rising energy costs.

Life Lesson Unpaid

Biden administration unveils sweeping changes to federal student loan system

The Biden administration on Wednesday announced several new proposed changes to the federal student loan system, including measures that help discharge loans for physically and mentally disabled borrowers, limit interest capitalization rates, and help borrowers working as public service employees to earn forgiveness on their loans.

Nerd Shooter Admits Rampage

Highland Park shooting suspect confessed to authorities and plotted second attack in Wisconsin, prosecutor says

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. - The man accused of killing seven people at a Fourth of July parade confessed in detail to his alleged shooting - and revealed considerations on a second attack, authorities said Wednesday. Robert "Bobby" E.

Vlad Ready To Win Ukraine?!?

Russia takes steps toward mobilizing economy for war; air alerts cover almost the whole of Ukraine

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that an air alert was announced over almost the entirety of Ukraine last night, raising civilian anxiety. Meanwhile in Russia, the Parliament has given its initial approval to measures that put Russia's economy on a war footing.

Slightly Younger Party Time

Shadow 2024 race: Newsom vs. DeSantis

The fight highlights how two young governors have captured the attention of their respective parties: On one side is Newsom, a progressive and telegenic leader who survived an attempted recall. On the other is DeSantis, who is often heralded as a more disciplined Donald Trump but who also has a penchant for populism and a refusal to back down from a fight.

The REAL Battle Of The Ages

4 Foot Dwarf Fights Female Pornstar In Latest Bizarre MMA Match-Up

A four foot dwarf squared off against a female pornstar in the latest bizarre MMA match-up put on by Epic Fighting Championship. The Russian promotion specialise in utterly crazy fights for the pleasure of viewers and seem to be keen on trying to make every card even more outlandish than the other.

Fading Star Loses Faith In Prez

Debra Messing on White House call: I got Joe Biden elected, what's the point to voting

Former "Will & Grace" star Debra Messing had some pointed things to say about the White House during a call last month held after the Supreme Court's decision overturning the Roe v. Wade, CNN reports. Messing expressed frustration on the call with the White House's actions, saying that she had gotten President Biden elected and...

Alternative History

Chiefs Multiverse: Imagining Rich Gannon as the starting quarterback

Every sports fanbase can name dozens of times their favorite team made key decisions that turned out badly. Despite the team's current high level of success, Kansas City Chiefs fans are no different.

Rock Chalk Baller Future

Kansas Jayhawks Have Major Presence In Ice Cube's BIG3 Basketball League

Toward the end of the first half in Week One, 3's Company guard Mario Chalmers was so sure where his teammate, Brandon Rush, was that he delivered a behind-the-back, no-look pass to him for the easy bucket. "Our chemistry is really good," 3's Company coach and former Los Angeles Lakers star Michael Cooper said, "because those guys know each other."

Future Suburban Swimming Hold Promised

Lenexa unveils renovation plans for Indian Trails Aquatic Center

LENEXA, Kan. -One of the most popular city pools in Lenexa is set to undergo major renovations later this year. The Lenexa City Council allocated $15 million to support upgrades at the Indian Trails Aquatic Center at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park.

Farm News Amid Heatwave

Wheat prices are really high. But drought could wither U.S. farmers' chances of making a profit

Usually, Kansas is known for its fields of waist high, golden wheat. But this year blistering conditions have scorched some of the crop into short, patchy straw. Standing in one of his fields near Norton in northwest Kansas, farmer Chris Tanner wonders if it'll even make it through harvest.

Midweek Weather Warning

Dangerous heat, humidity expected Wednesday

Hide Transcript Show Transcript we all gotta work together to keep ourselves to keep our neighbors and our pets safe, especially in the heat and humidity of today and tomorrow, where the heat index values will peak between 100 100 and 10 degrees.

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