Kansas City Saturday Gathering: Local Attractions, Pr0n Life & This Not-So-Great Recession

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Tell Us Where To Get Off

Where should newcomers go in Kansas City? Tell us your favorite things to do

At The Kansas City Star we do our best to answer your questions and keep you informed on what's happening around town and around the world. But the tables are turning and today we need your help. We are developing a very exciting project that will help newcomers (and locals) navigate the ins and outs of Kansas City.

Nearby Prison Riot

Union: 3 staff injured, inmate hospitalized in incident at Lansing state prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The union representing workers at the Lansing Correctional Facility said Friday night that an inmate was hospitalized and three of their workers were injured following an altercation. A press release from the Kansas Organization of State Employees said the altercation was reported around 7 p.m.

Baseball History Redux

Did you know Kansas City used to have a downtown ballpark? Here's the history of Municipal Stadium

Kansas Citians have a lot to say - and feel - about the Kansas City Royals' interest in relocating Kauffman Stadium. Particularly touchy is the idea that its new home could be downtown. Some say the economic benefits a downtown baseball stadium would generate is a no-brainer.

Sign Of The Times

Extremist militia group with alleged terror ties awarded MoDOT recognition signs

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A Missouri group connected to the militia movement has a new home on Kansas City-area highways. The Original Three Percenters of Missouri have agreed to clean up litter along the I-470 and I-70 Interchange.

Counting Kansas City Carbs 

From mochi donuts to empanadas, get a taste of Kansas City's unique bakeries

This story was first published in KCUR's Creative Adventure newsletter. You can sign up to receive stories like this in your inbox every Tuesday. No matter your craving, Kansas Citians are lucky to have access to so many delicious innovative bakeries around town - from tiramisu to strawberry shortcake to those wild cupcake-cookie hybrids at McLain's in Waldo.

Pr0n Hottie Disclosure 

Pornstar Mia Malkova reveals the ins and outs of the adult film industry

ES Mia Malkova is one of the most famous pornstars in the world. Not only is she one of the most famous women in the industry, she is also one of the top earners, including OnlyFans. Now, the American has revealed what goes on during a day of filming after appearing on the Pillow Talk podcast, from makeup to how the scenes are filmed.

Prez Biden Fist Bump Politics

Biden to lay out his Middle East strategy on last day of trip to region | CNN Politics

President Joe Biden on Saturday is expected to lay out his vision for the US' engagement in the Middle East at a summit attended by key leaders in the region on the last day of his Middle East swing.

MAGA Story Confirmed???

First on CNN: DC police officer in Trump Jan. 6 motorcade corroborates details of heated Secret Service exchange to committee

A Washington, DC, police officer has corroborated to the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, details regarding a heated exchange former President Donald Trump had with his Secret Service detail when he was told he could not go to the US Capitol after his rally, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.

Tell-All Redux

Steve Bannon admitted Trump 'would lie about anything', new book says

The former White House strategist Steve Bannon has publicly claimed Donald Trump does not lie. But according to a new book, Bannon told aides: "Trump would say anything, he would lie about anything." The former president lies "to win whatever exchange he [is] having at that moment", Bannon said.

Tragic Case Reconsidered

Case of 10-year-old rape victim challenges anti-abortion movement

In a House hearing on Capitol Hill this week, an anti-abortion rights advocate said ending a pregnancy isn't an abortion when it involves a 10-year-old rape victim. The comment stunned the Democratic lawmaker questioning her. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists defines abortion as a "medical intervention provided to individuals who need to end the medical condition of pregnancy."

Ad Game Amid Abortion Crackdown

Abortion foes move to block online ads for reproductive services

"I think what we're going to see in the next five years and next several years is how this plays out with interstate law," said Kevin Grillot, committee chair of March for Life Chicago, noting that advertising illegal activities could be territory for litigation.

Good Question . . . 

Sri Lanka crisis: How do you fix a broken country?

Gotabaya Rajapaksa may be gone, but Sri Lanka is still struggling with a ruinous financial crisis, and experts said things are likely to get worse before they get better.

GOP Losing Ukraine Fight

Republicans wince as their Ukrainian-born colleague thrashes Zelenskyy

They're concerned that Spartz's public break from Zelenskyy - and her corruption accusations about his closest aides - could portend future cracks in U.S. support for Ukraine, especially as the midterm elections approach. "Her naiveness is hurting our own people," said a GOP lawmaker who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, granted anonymity to speak candidly about a colleague.

We're In Recession Right Now

Markets are now pricing in 100% risk of a U.S. recession before year's end: Deutsche Bank

Something big shifted in the market following Wednesday's U.S. consumer-price index report, according to George Saravelos, global head of currency research at Deutsche Bank. Based on moves in U.S. stocks SPX and the U.S. dollar EURUSD which finally achieved parity with the euro on Thursday, Saravelos said in a note to clients on Thursday that futures markets are now pricing in 100% odds that the U.S.

COVID Cure Kaput?!?

The omicron subvariant dominating U.S. COVID-19 cases is more vaccine-resistant

The BA.5 omicron subvariant, which is now the most prevalent coronavirus strain in the United States, is four times more resistant to COVID-19 vaccines, according to a new study. The strain, which is considered "hypercontagious," according to the Mayo Clinic, is more defiant against messenger RNA vaccines, which include Pfizer and Moderna.

Emrata Single Again Soon

Emily Ratajkowski is planning to divorce husband amid cheating rumors

A source told Page Six on Friday that the film producer, 41, is a 'serial cheater': 'Yeah, he cheated. He's a serial cheater. It's gross.

Baller Discounted

Report: Chiefs' Orlando Brown contract offer was essentially less than was reported

Late on Friday morning, news broke that the Kansas City Chiefs ' negotiations with their left tackle Orlando Brown Jr. had broken off without an agreement on a new long-term deal.

Restoring Local History

Preservation project underway for historic Quindaro Townsite in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Volunteers are helping clear out brush and uncovering foundations of what used to be Quindaro Township, a key stop on the Underground Railroad. Abolitionists founded Quindaro in the mid-1850s and its people helped escaped slaves from Missouri and connected them with the Underground Railroad.

Kansas City Legend Offers Solutions

At 90, KC's Alvin Brooks is appalled by recent gun violence. He offers some solutions

The shooting death of Cardell Crawford outside Westport Ale House last weekend hit Alvin Brooks hard. Crawford, just 24, was a close friend of Brooks' family. "He'd been here, to my home," Brooks said. "It's painful." For a man who has devoted his life to spreading peace, Brooks, now 90, has seen his share of violence.

Breakfast Tacos & Coffee

With Café Corazón, Miel Castagna-Herrera brings Latin coffee culture to Kansas City

When Café Corazón opened a second location in the Crossroads in February, co-owner Miel Castagna-Herrera could hardly believe she'd pulled it off. After all, the first shop almost didn't happen.

Katie Shares Weekend Forecast

A humid but slightly cooler Saturday

A sunny and cloudy mix is in store for Kansas City on SaturdayThe high won't be as hot as the 98 degree high on Friday. Most of the day Saturday is dry, but a pop-up storm cannot be ruled out.

Harry Styles - Late Night Talking is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.