Kansas City Saturday Link Pool: Solar Rising, MAGA Sacrifice & Prez Biden Nod Unwanted?!?

Right now the good life for hottie Kim inspires us to take a quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Cowtown Charged Up

American Solar Challenge cars starts in Kansas City

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Kansas City metro had its share of the sun this week. It turns out that is great news for teams competing in the American Solar Challenge. Collegiate teams compete in the road race across the Oregon National Historic Trail every year or two.

Buy Something In Brookside

Time for the annual Brookside Sidewalk Sale!

Come out to support your local merchants this weekend...and pick up some hot summer deals! The Brookside Sidewalk Sale is happening Thurs/Fri/and Sat, July 7-9, 2022. Browse the shops along 63rd St and find a little something for yourself or a special friend. You'll find discounts and sales a plenty!

Community News DNA Sharing

'Rare to find a perfect match': Former KMBC 9 Anchor Steven Albritton donates stem cells as part of "Be The Match"

Former KMBC 9 News Anchor Steven Albritton has been busy at our sister-station WLWT, in Cincinnati, after leaving the KC metro a few years ago. But, it was a decision Albritton made almost a decade ago that has been one of his greatest privileges.

Local Biz Dedication Cont'd

Kauffman CEO retiring this fall: New leader must support 'entrepreneur-focused economic development'

"Like many people over the past extraordinary few years, I've reflected on my professional and personal priorities," said Wendy Guillies. "What won't change is my drive to engage in work that makes our community and country a better place for all."

Royals Pull Out Victory

Vinnie's double sets up 4-3 walk-off win over Cleveland

Michael A. Taylor smacked a Sam Hentges pitch to the right side for a single to score pinch-runner Edward Olivares for a 4-3 walk-off win over Cleveland in the series-opener on Friday. But it was rookie Vinnie Pasquantino that set up the dramatics with a lead off double that nearly went over the fence for a walk-off dinger.

Hottie Icon Keeps It Tight

Kim Kardashian flaunts slimmed-down beach body in white hot bikini

Kim Kardashian's latest trip to Turks & Caicos found the beauty hitting the beach in a white bikini, flaunting her 21-pound weight loss during a playful photoshoot. Kardashian, 41, showcased her slimmed-down curves in a white two-piece, removing a crop top with the words "The Incredible" on it halfway through the shoot, as the beauty was photographed by a friend dressed in all black who kept the reality star laughing between snaps.

Nobody Wants White House Endorsement?!?

Four months from Election Day, Biden has only endorsed three candidates; do Democrats even want Biden's help?

With four months until election day, President Biden has endorsed just three Democrats running for House seats across the country, well behind former President Donald Trump's support for dozens of Republicans in 2018. Biden's low number of endorsements is in line with previous presidents who avoided stepping into interparty primary politics, according to Kevin Walling, a Democratic strategist and surrogate for Biden's 2020 presidential run.

Feds Still Chasing MAGA

Trump considering waiving executive privilege claim for Bannon but prosecutors say he was never shielded | CNN Politics

Donald Trump is considering waiving executive privilege for Steve Bannon, according to two sources familiar with the situation, but federal prosecutors don't believe the former President's privilege claims shielded his longtime political adviser in the first place.

Gossip: Hunter Rebuked 1st Lady

Hunter Biden reportedly called Jill an 'entitled c-t' in texts

Hunter Biden called his step-mom Jill Biden a "vindictive moron" and "entitled c-t" in text messages after she urged him to go to rehab to kick his drug habit, according to a new report. President Biden's 52-year-old druggie son made the remarks in a string of text messages that he sent in 2018 as he family were rallying to get him help, The Sun reported.

Numbers Reveal COVID Persists

This surge's COVID cases are severely undercounted: epidemiologists

Alix Martichoux, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: | Updated: (NEXSTAR) - You may turn to the latest official COVID-19 case count to get a sense of just how bad things are in your state or county. But that number is almost certainly inaccurate, epidemiologists say. Since the beginning of the pandemic, cases have always been underreported.

Keeping Up With Peeps More Important Than The Rest Of Us

Anne Hathaway Thinks Pink in Rome, Plus Kate Hudson & Danny Fujikawa, Camila Cabello and More

Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson attend the Valentino show in Rome and Camila Cabello hits the beach in Florida. From Hollywood to New York and everywhere in between, see what your favorite stars are up to!

Kansas City Wartime Reunion

Woman who fled Ukraine for Kansas City area reunited with her parents

There is tremendous relief for a Ukrainian family reunited in Kansas City. They've been separated since war broke out in their country and they've fought hard to get here.That's Liz Shchepetylnykova hugging her parents whose hometown was one of the first to be occupied by Russian forces in eastern Ukraine.Liz and her fiancé fled the country in March, but her parents didn't have the necessary paperwork.

Local Achievers Pace Themselves

Give yourself permission to pause the hustle; injury prompts serial entrepreneur to get grounded

"One of the purposes of Hustle & Ground is to encourage people, who are seeking harmony and ways to unwind, to explore different activities," said Joy Broils, whose new subscription box encourages fellow entrepreneurs to give themselves a break.

Katie Shares Sunday Forecast

A beautiful summer Saturday

Finally KC gets a beautiful summer day. Clear skies and cooling off a bit overnight had brought the area to a less humid Saturday.The low will fall to 70 degrees for Saturday and the high will be below 90. Wind will be calmer too with a gentle wind from the north.Things start to get steamier again heading into Sunday.

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