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Free Money Life Lesson

Kansas City graduates, students weigh in on government's student debt relief plan

KANSAS CITY, Mo - Mixed reactions continue to pour in after the Biden Administration announced its student loan forgiveness plan. One financial expert in Kansas City says while this is a step in the right direction, more needs to be done to fix the student loan crisis.

Suburban Suspect Pix Shared

Lee's Summit police looking for man believed to be involved in car thefts

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - The Lee's Summit Police Department is looking for a man they believe is involved in a vehicle theft investigation. Police released a photo of the man who has dark hair and is wearing gray or blue clothing. The department did not offer more details into the nature of the investigation at this time.

Divine Inspiration To Vote

Southern Christian Leadership Conference, activists educate voters ahead of November election

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Sunday, Missouri's new voter identification law went into effect. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Kansas City held a rally and worship event with community members about voter rights and registration. The goal was to educate voters ahead of the upcoming November election.

Police Share Info After Tragedy

KC police narrow search in hit-and-run that killed teacher

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police narrow the search for a driver accused of hitting and killing a cyclist Saturday. Kansas City detectives said they narrowed the search and are looking for a driver of a white, 2017 to 2020 Acura MDX.

May The Odds Be In Your Favor

Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway will start taking sports bets on Thursday - Kansas City Business Journal

Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is set to begin offering sports betting beginning at noon Thursday. The Kansas City, Kansas, casino said Friday that it has received approval from the state to offer sports betting from a temporary space overlooking the Kansas Speedway and through a mobile app.

Wonder Woman In Top Form

Gal Gadot Stuns in Relaxed Poolside Photos

is at the height of her career, but before she gets back to work, she's soaking it all in while relaxing poolside with the family. The 37-year-old actress posted a series of photos of herself sitting at the edge of a pool while basking in the sun.

Dox Are Old News?!?

Justice Department tells judge it already reviewed Trump documents

The Justice Department announced in a court filing Monday that they already reviewed documents seized from former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago, and that they identified a "limited set" of documents that could include information protected by attorney-client privilege.

Will Bailout Break Economy???

Will student loan forgiveness make inflation worse? Here's what economists say

Depending on who you ask, the Biden administration's forgiveness of up to $20,000 in federal student loans will either make inflation worse or won't have much impact at all. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB)asserts that the debt relief would " wipe out the disinflationary benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act," which was passed into law earlier this month.

U.S. Medical Data Under Attack

Hackers have laid siege to U.S. health care and a tiny HHS office is buckling under the pressure

"They're a fish out of water ... They were given the role of enforcement under HIPAA but weren't given the resources to support that role," said Mac McMillan, CEO of CynergisTek, a Texas firm that helps health care organizations improve their cybersecurity.

Uprising For MAGA?!?

Graham predicts 'riots in the streets' if Trump prosecuted over classified docs

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday warned of "riots in the streets" if former President Trump is prosecuted for his handling of classified materials found when the FBI searched his Mar-a-Lago home. "If there's a prosecution of Donald Trump for mishandling classified information, after the Clinton debacle...

Progressives Stay Losing Midterms

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive comrades lost big in primaries

They didn't get high Marx. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her "Squad" of left-wing allies will return to Congress as mere "annoyances" next year, with both their size and clout diminished in the wake of Primary Day, pundits told The Post.

Space Launched Paused

NASA Postpones Debut Test Flight of New Moon Rocket After Engine Snag

By Joey Roulette and Steve Gorman CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) -An engine problem forced NASA on Monday to postpone for at least four days the launch of its colossal next-generation rocketship on a long-awaited debut test flight around the moon and back 50 years after Apollo's last lunar mission.

Nuke Check Amid Fighting

IAEA chief says mission to big Ukraine nuclear plant on way

BERLIN (AP) - The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday that the U.N. nuclear watchdog's long-awaited expert mission to the Zaporizhzhia power plant in Ukraine "is now on its way."

Plague Freebies Dry Up

The government will no longer be sending free COVID-19 tests to Americans

The federal government is putting a pause on sending free COVID-19 testing kits to Americans starting in September, due to a lack of funding. "Ordering through this program will be suspended on Friday, September 2 because Congress hasn't provided additional funding to replenish the nation's stockpile of tests," the ordering website says.

End Of An Era

'Man of the Hole': Last of his tribe dies in Brazil

There are about 240 indigenous tribes in Brazil, with many under threat as illegal miners, loggers and farmers encroach onto their territory, warns Survival International, a pressure group fighting for the rights of indigenous people.

Clap Back Lesson Of The Day

Curvy Art Teacher Fires Back At Haters Who Call For Her Firing Over Classroom Booty Pics

A New Jersey art teacher has gone viral and amassed more than 838,000 Instagram followers for some of her classroom pictures. A lot of these pictures feature her curves and have led some to call for her to be fired.

Autumn Tradition Suffers Price Spike

Consumers to be tested as Starbucks brings back its Pumpkin Spice Latte at a higher price

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) will bring back its iconic Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte on August 30 to mark the 19th year for the seasonal favorite. The drink is available hot, iced or blended at U.S. stores throughout the season while supplies last.

Still Hope For Home Team

Despite Splitting the Week, Royals Had Plenty to Celebrate

The Kansas City Royals finished the week with a .500 record, going 3-3 during their homestand. That included a 6-4 win on Monday over the Chicago White Sox in a make-up game, splitting a two-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks and then losing two of three to the San Diego Padres.

Kansas City Sound Off Ahead

We♥KC- September 1-10, 2022 Upcoming Shows (Kansas City / Lawrence KS)

Read More Idles U.K.'s Idles (stylized as IDLES) announced new album, Crawler (Partisan Records) and their sold-out North American tour - starting it all at St Paul's Palace Theatre on October 7th. ... Read more Kansas City Music Guide. Another extra-sized batch of previews to start the month as summer...

Instructor Appreciates Community Kindness 

KCPS employee thankful for support after house fire

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A longtime employee of Kansas City, Missouri, Public Schools is thankful for the support her family has received since a house fire on Aug. 19, 2022. Joyce Nguyen-Hernandez is the school district's college access coordinator .

Road Trip Map Debuts

Visit these 12 great small towns near Kansas City

Small Towns We love PHOTOGRAPHY BY CALEB CONDIT AND REBECCA NORDEN 12 Small Towns Around KC to Visit This Fall Autumn is the best time of the year here in the lower Midwest, where the days stay warm almost into November and the nights start getting a little crisp.

Afternoon Rain Ahead

IMPACT DAY: Scattered late-day and evening thunderstorms Monday


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