As promised, we return to the blog for a quick second in order to share some of our reading today on the topics of pop culture, community news and top headlines.
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Cowtown Garners More Bull . . .
The Kansas City Outlaws will be in town this weekend at the T-Mobile Center.If you aren't sure who they are, you aren't alone. The Kansas City Outlaws is a pro bull riding team.
JoCo Construction Season Oopsie
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A property owner in Johnson County couldn't believe the surprise he got on Monday morning. A roof repair company was ripping shingles from the top of his home - but he hadn't called for a new roof to be installed. That crew, according to Overland Park police, was at the wrong residence.
Local Help For The Troops
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After some political back and forth in Washington D.C., the Pact Act awaits President Joe Biden's signature . The bill is supposed to help veterans affected by burn pits and other toxic chemicals. Another part of the bill also allows for Camp Lejeune families impacted by contaminated water to sue the government for damages.
Sunflower State Saves Planet
SPRING HILL, Kan. - One local school district is harnessing the power of the sun to power up its classrooms. Wednesday morning, the Spring Hill School District unveiled its newly constructed solar array. The school district partnered with Evergy and EnergyLink to install a solar array directly behind Spring Hill High School.
Summer Conversation Shifts
After weeks of dialogue framed around voting 'yes' or 'no' on a constitutional amendment, are there other discussions worth having about abortion? With Kansas being the first state to weigh in on abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v.
Hottie Tease Taunts Sign Of Cross
Addison Rae sparked backlash after posing in a religious bikini on Instagram. The post, which has since been deleted, showed Addison, 21, wearing a bikini top which read 'Father' and 'Son.'
Prez Biden Didn't Convince Saudi Prince
President Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia was deemed a failure by analysts after oil-producing states announced that they would boost output by just 100,000 barrels a day starting next month - well short of the amount needed to bring down sky-high prices of gasoline.
MAGA Trial Coming Soon
"This is probably bad ... for former President Trump." With dry understatement, Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the House select committee investigating the insurrection, summed up on CNN on Wednesday a significant turn in the Department of Justice probe into the mob attack on the US Capitol and the effort to overturn the 2020 election.
Single-Issue Voter Strategy Emerges Amid Midterm Red Wave
Aug. 3, 2022, 7:33 p.m. ET "The court practically dared women in this country to go to the ballot box to restore the right to choose," President Biden said by video Wednesday, as he signed an executive order aimed at helping Americans cross state lines for abortions.
Info Wars Indeed
After Alex Jones' lawyers accidentally leak years of emails, Infowars financial documents are revealed in court
Lawyers for Alex Jones appeared to have accidentally sent over the entire contents of the Infowars founder's phone to the lawyers for the plaintiffs in his defamation trial, according to court proceedings Wednesday.
Far East Flexes After Speaker Visit
TAIPEI, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Suspected drones flew over outlying Taiwanese islands and hackers attacked its defence ministry website, authorities in Taipei said on Thursday, a day after a visit by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi that outraged China.
Wayback Sound Endures
Goo Goo Dolls. // photo credit facebook.com/googoodolls Goo Goo Dolls with Blue October Starlight Theatre Monday, August 1 I have not kept up with Goo Goo Dolls since I first listened to them religiously in middle school, but I am almost offended at how easily I'm able to find a parking spot at their August 1 concert at Starlight.
JoCo Dodges Zeus
OLATHE, Kan. - Two people are recovering after a close call at work. Johnson County emergency responders said the two employees were working at a rock quarry near West 167th Street and Switzer Road Wednesday afternoon. Lightning hit a piece of equipment around 12:30 p.m.
Slightly Cooler Temps Tomorrow
Hide Transcript Show Transcript 80S AND LOW 90S AROUND THE METRO. SO RAIN COOL THERE FOR MANY OF US GIVING US THAT BREAK FROM THE HEAT. REMEMBER YESTERDAY WE HIT. DEGREES GOING THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS HERE.
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