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Home Team Falters Tonight
Despite having numerous chances to flip the game on its head, the Royals blundered at the plate and dropped Game 1 to the Twins, 4-2. It marks the clubs 69th loss of the season. It didn't take long for the Royals lineup, consisting of seven rookies, to flex their muscles.
KC Highway Of Death Redux
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Monday, Kansas City, Missouri, leaders announced $5 million in funding to improve the areas along U.S. 71. KSHB 41 is taking this story 360, talking to: City leaders Residents who've lived near U.S. 71 their whole lives Advocates who fight for safer roads Examining the history of U.S.
Opioid Sign Of The Times
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There's a new billboard up you may see if you drive along interstate 70 westbound near Brooklyn Avenue. The billboard has a photo of 22-year-old Ashton Harmon-Manser, who died in 2020 from a fentanyl overdose.
JoCo Forges Underground Life
LENEXA, Kan. - A busy road reopens to traffic as crew make progress on improving a Johnson County trail. The work closed 87th Street Parkway near the entrance to Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park for about 10 days as crews installed a pre-cast pedestrian tunnel under the road. Lenexa said the road reopened Monday.
Cowtown Pre-Columbian Discovery
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The creative and expansive world of the Maya will soon be on display at Kansas City's Union Station. "Maya: The Exhibition" opens Friday morning at 10 a.m. Union Station has worked to get the exhibit to Kansas City since before the pandemic began.
Demi Holds Onto Hotness
Demi Moore is in incredible shape and she doesn't mind showing off her curves. On Monday the Inside Out author shared a look at her bikini body as she stood on a boat in the Mediterranean. The beauty is one of the designers on the suit she is wearing for Andie's Swim.
MAGA SENDS SCARY MESSAGE!!!
Trump warned Monday that "terrible things" will happen if the country's temperature isn't cooled. "People are so angry at what is taking place," Trump told Fox News Digital on Monday. Trump has been making offers to "help" while also issuing warnings about anger he has helped incite.
Post-Raid Rage Persists
On Friday, a Pennsylvania anti-vaxxer enraged over the FBI's search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort allegedly vowed to murder as many federal agents as possible before they got him. "Come and get me you piece of shit feds," he wrote on social media. "I am going to fucking slaughter you."
Feds Talk Disclosure
The US justice department asked a judge Monday to keep sealed the affidavit that gave the FBI probable cause to search Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort over his potentially unlawful retention of government secrets, aggravating distrust within the former president's circle of political advisors.
New Vaxx Debuts Across Pond
LONDON - Britain on Monday became the first country in the world to approve a dual Covid-19 vaccine, which tackles both the original virus and the newer omicron variant.
American Intracultural Conflict Arises
Aug 15 (Reuters) - Police in New Mexico have found evidence that appears to tie a second man to the killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico, federal prosecutors said on Monday. The son of the primary suspect, Muhammad Syed, was in the same area of Albuquerque shortly after an Aug.
Far East Cash Crunch Impact
The economic data out coming out of China isn't great. And that isn't good for U.S. companies that do a lot of business in the country, including Tesla, and many other manufacturers. China had an industrial production growth for July of 3.8% year over year, while economists had projected 4.3%.
U.S. Hard Times Worsen
Asian markets struggled for direction on Tuesday, weighed by worries over global growth following weak China data that knocked oil prices and commodity-linked currencies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up 0.2%, recovering from Monday's losses. MSCI's benchmark index has gained 5% from the year's lows but is still down 15% so far this year.
Smart Money Starts Buying???
Oil prices have come well off their highs, but that hasn't stopped Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. from pouring money into the energy sector. That is likely to be the takeaway from Berkshire's 13F filing, which is due later Monday.
Hollywood Consequences Cont'd
Alec Baldwin has always insisted, despite all evidence to the contrary, that he didn't pull that trigger. The FBI now says that he did. That finding, released over the weekend, comes just after the Santa Fe Sheriff's Office announced they're only waiting on Baldwin's phone records before sending their investigative file to the DA's office.
Politico Talks Pr0n Game
Conspiracy theorist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) says white men are turning to porn and video games because discrimination has left them with few other options. "I believe that white men are the most persecuted identity in America," she told a young podcaster. "[Young white men] are put bottom on the list of so many things."
Savory Local Drink Debuts
Carrots are an uncommon ingredient in cocktails, which is exactly why Trent Kesterson wanted to use them. Kesterson is the owner of Tiki Huna and develops the drink recipes, including a seasonal creation using carrots.
Old School Leisure Well Remembered
Picnics, birthday parties, ball games and exceptionally nice days are all elements that might bring someone to one of Kansas City's 200-and-some parks. The peaceful greenspaces might seem ubiquitous in the city of fountains, but the acres of parks Kansas Citians know today weren't always there.
Parents Pass Gas
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A project in Kansas City's Northland, more than three years in the making, is causing some last-minute frustrations. A school community is pleading with the city council to stop the development near 68th Street and Line Creek Parkway. A new gas station is set to be built in the area.
South Side Suffers School House Hot Mess
The future of an old farmhouse that served as administrative offices for the Center School District since the 1960s is up in the air, and local residents will be asked their opinion during one or two public forums this fall. Nearly 100 years old, the building at 8701 Holmes Rd.
Summer Temp Drop Tonight
A Storm Track 5 Weather Alert is posted heading into your Tuesday. Noisy storms are expected to overtake our area overnight and into the Tuesday morning drive. We are tracking an 80% chance for rain Tuesday, with a good soaking rainfall.
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