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Cowtown Elite Party For Historic Downtown Venue
The spectacular Hyde Park home of Brian Williams was the site for the annual "Jolly for the Folly" Garden Party on June 5th. Guests enjoyed delectable picnic fare and mint juleps - and even the weather was perfect.
Here Comes The Judge In The Dotte
Two district judges face primary challengers on the Democratic ballot this year. The candidates are incumbents Tony Martinez and Wes Griffin and challengers David Patrzykont and Candice Alcaraz.
Customers Confront Power Play
Evergy, the largest for-profit electric company in Kansas, recently raised rates for nearly every customer in the state by more than 20% - without telling them. Electric utilities in the region are permitted by regulatory authorities to use the Retail Energy Cost Adjustment, or RECA, to recover the cost of power generation fuel and the costs of purchasing power.
Golden Ghetto Democracy Spikes
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A constitutional amendment related to abortion seems to be driving more Johnson County voters toward the polls. The Johnson County Election Board reported a 5.4% increase in registered voters for the August 2022 primary compared to the August 2020 primary with Democrats and independent voters registering in the highest numbers.
Local Artsy Mag Interlude
About 13 years ago, Roland Sabates came across an intriguing drawing of nude bathers who seemed to merge into the rocks bordering the water.
Pop Star Wife Almost Angel
Hailey Bieber stunned in photos wearing lingerie to promote a new collection from Victoria's Secret. The beauty, 25, uploaded her own snaps while the popular brand itself also showcased her on its Instagram page on Friday. The model let fans know on her Instagram page that the photo shoot took place at the home she shares with husband Justin Bieber.
He Said, Xi Said
China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied the White House's claim that President Biden addressed "genocide" and "forced labor" on a call with Chinese President Xi Jinping. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Thursday told the media that the president raised ethical concerns over forced labor and ethnic genocide in China.
Speaker Silent After China Threat
BEIJNG (AP) - The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, confirmed Sunday she will visit four Asian countries this week but made no mention of a possible stop in Taiwan that has fueled tension with Beijing, which claims the island democracy as its own territory.
MAGA Eat Out Earns Stellar Reviews
A restaurant in Texas called Trump Burger has become a hit with locals, per The Houston Chronicle. The restaurant is located in Austin County, where nearly 8 in 10 voters backed Trump in 2020. Its owner told the Chronicle he opened the eatery out of appreciation for Trump's economic policies.
SOCIAL MEDIA SUBSIDES!!!
Mark last week as the end of the social networking era, which began with the rise of Friendster in 2003, shaped two decades of internet growth, and now closes with Facebook's rollout of a sweeping TikTok-like redesign.
Faith & Reason Debate
Trotting out the canard that married priests would mean less abuse isn't just ignorant. It's a shocking disservice to victim-survivors.
Show-Me Help Across America
Missouri Task Force 1 is headed to eastern Kentucky to help in the aftermath of flooding that has devastated the area.The task force, which is part of the Boone County Fire Protection District, was deployed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.A crew of 45 people left around 8:30 p.m.
Kansas City Trading Daze
The Royals finally made their second major league trade of the season, sending Andrew Benintendi to the Yankees. It's impossible to say if it was a good trade or a bad trade until such time as the pitchers the Royals acquired make it - or decidedly don't make it - to the big leagues.
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