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Exploring The Love Below

Kansas City underground: How to explore the hidden locations beneath our streets

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. You've heard about the subterranean chamber beneath the land near Worlds of Fun, right? No?

Spending Cash On Bad Decisions

What is an abortion fund? How these groups help people pay for abortions in MO and KS

You may be hearing more about "abortion funds" following the June 24 Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade and the swift enactment of Missouri's trigger ban law. But what is an abortion fund, and what do they do?

Meet New Friends

KC Pet Project shelter filled back up after 300 pets arrived this week

285 pets have come to the KC Pet Project in the last week and the kennels are filling up, forcing the shelter to waive adoption fees for this year's Red, White, and Woof event.

Local Biz Offers Vacay To Start

McCownGordon entices employees with a new benefit: 28-day sabbatical - Kansas City Business Journal

As companies compete to hold onto talent, Kansas City-based McCownGordon Construction has launched a sabbatical program to entice workers. McCownGordon calls it "rejuvenation leave," and the benefit took effect Jan. 1. Eligible employees get an extra 28 paid work days off. It applies to all full-time associates, both field and office.

BBQ Bi-State Competition

Food & Wine says KC's burnt ends are the best thing to eat in Missouri. But Kansas?

Food & Wine drew from its editors' extensive travel and passion for food to come up with a new list of "The One Thing You Have to Eat in Every State." For Missouri, the publication picked burnt ends from such Kansas City spots as Arthur Bryant's Barbeque: "there's still nothing quite like your first burnt ends sandwich, an unholy mess of bark and meat and sauce.

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Porn star secrets revealed: X-rated actors answer probing questions

Porn stars laid bare. Some of the world's most famous adult actors are exposing themselves in a very different way - speaking out about how their kinky careers have adversely impacted their personal lives. The X-rated rompers were probed on the Australian TV series "You Can't Ask That," which went to air Down Under on Wednesday.

Prez Biden Tests Price Controls

Biden tweets demand for gas stations to 'bring down' prices, gets praised by Chinese state media

President Biden is telling companies that are "running gas stations" to "bring down" their prices because "this is a time of war and global peril." "My message to the companies running gas stations and setting prices at the pump is simple: this is a time of war and global peril," Biden tweeted on Saturday.

Veep Against SCOTUS P0wnz

Harris compares overturning Roe to legacy of US government 'trying to claim ownership over human bodies' | CNN Politics

Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday drew a connection between the Supreme Court overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling to the legacy of the US government "trying to claim ownership over human bodies" during an appearance at the Essence Festival in New Orleans.

Election Redux Disputed

POLITICO Playbook: Growing doubts about Trump and Biden in '24

MORE DOUBTS ABOUT THE FRONTRUNNERS - It's going to take a long time to process the events of June 2022. Two monumental storylines unfurled last month that will shape politics for the foreseeable future: the Supreme Court's transformational decisions on guns, climate regulation and abortion and the Jan.

Flack Finds Favor Again

Kellyanne Conway Has Found Her Way Back Into Trump's Heart

When Donald Trump and Kellyanne Conway finally connected over the phone following the release of her 500-plus page memoir, " Here's The Deal," Trump's 2016 campaign manager had a simple question for the former president: "Door-stopper or show-stopper?" For most Trump aides, that sort of question would have only further strained their relationship with the president.

Stop Pretending They Can Win

Zelenskiy adviser concedes last eastern Ukraine bastion could fall

KYIV/KONSTYANTYNIVKA, Ukraine, July 3 (Reuters) - Fighting intensified for Lysychansk, Ukraine's last big bastion in the strategic eastern province of Luhansk, as an adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy conceded the city could fall. Blasts also rocked the Russian city of Belgorod, near the border with Ukraine, the regional governor said early on Sunday.

Home Team Double Down

Royals blow it in the ninth, fall to Tigers 4-3

Despite holding a lead into the ninth inning, the Royals bullpen coughed it up and allowed the Tigers to come back and win 4-3. The loss moves the Royals to 1.5 games back of Detroit for fourth place in the AL Central. Kansas City got off to a hot start in the top of the first.

Kansas City's Classiest Shares Her Day

My Essentials: Jennifer Janesko - In Kansas City

Artist. Jewelry Designer. Entrepreneur Stop by the Crossroads Hotel or a local restaurant and there's a good chance you'll see the mark artist Jennifer Janesko has left on Kansas City through the art on display. The Kansas City native creates what she calls "abstract landscapes" using modern figurative and abstract art in her Kansas...

Slight Weekend Warm Up

Sunday will be partly sunny, highs in the 80s

Spotty rain showers are possible through 9 p.m. Saturday. Some showers will linger into Sunday morning, otherwise it will be partly cloudy with highs in the upper 80s. The Fourth of July and most of next week will be hot with highs in the low and mid-90s and heat indices above 100 degrees.

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