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Timing Autumn Respite

When will KC be able to turn off the A/C?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been a long, hot summer in Kansas City, and we aren't done with the heat. It will likely be weeks before you can give your air conditioner a break, or see a difference in those pricy utility bills, but cooler air is on the way.

Northland Stalls Developers

Residents pleased after leaders vote to dismiss commercial project near Line Creek

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A plan to build businesses, including a possible gas station in one Kansas City neighborhood failed to get the stamp of approval during Tuesday's City Plan Commission meeting. The project was proposed for the area of North West 68th Street and North West Wakuomis.

Kansas Road To Nowhere Planned

Schmidt proposes construction of four-lane highway linking Pittsburg to Garden City, Liberal - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - Republican governor candidate Derek Schmidt proposed Wednesday construction of four-lane highway connecting southwest and southeast Kansas by way of Wichita to promote the kind of economic return on investment Interstate 70 delivered for decades to the state's northern tier. Schmidt, who is challenging Democratic Gov.

Show-Me Education Alternatives

Study: Missouri has best community college in US

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Community colleges on both sides of the state line have impressive bragging rights. A WalletHub ranking just named State Technical College of Missouri the best community college in the country. It also ranked Manhattan Area Technical College in Kansas the fourth best community college in the US.

Hipsters Demand Foodie Duty

If you're rich and have good taste, it's your gastronomic duty to eat at Lazia

Chef Aaron Wells-Morgan debuts new summer salad at the summer menu preview for media. // Photo by Lauren Textor It's a gorgeous summer night in the Crossroads. After a long, hot day, the sun has finally set and it's beginning to cool off. Couples duck in and out of bars, laughing.

Inside Mind Of 22-Year-Old Influncer

PodcastOne: What They Don't Tell You with Jordyn Jones

Sometimes life and fame aren't always all they're cracked up to be. From ups and downs to heartbreak, failure, making it through, and successes, walk with Jordyn Jones and experience first hand how to stay true to yourself while on your life path.

MAGA Earns RINO Milestone

With Cheney out, Trump has purged most pro-impeachment House Republicans from GOP

Rep. Liz Cheney's primary defeat in Wyoming marks a milestone for the GOP: President Donald Trump has successfully purged eight of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach him. The question on many strategists is whether the GOP has a future that doesn't include backing, or at least tolerating, Trump's leadership.

Progressives Only Respect Winning

Opinion | Liz Cheney deserves credit for defying Trump. But she's still a political disaster.

To buck your party and draw the wrath of the MAGA crowd isn't easy. But it has its rewards. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., had already lost her leadership position in the House, been kicked out of her state's Republican Party and forced to pay thousands of dollars for extra security in the face of growing death threats before suffering a wipeout in Wyoming's Republican primary Tuesday night.

Party Over Planet???

Some Republicans see climate danger. They voted 'no' anyway.

The lack of Republican support for the landmark bill has some champions of centrist policymaking questioning whether it's possible to pass major bipartisan climate legislation. Other centrists argue Republicans are only protesting the process used to advance the "Inflation Reduction Act," which includes $369 billion in climate and energy spending.

Florida Gears Up For 2024

DeSantis won't say if 2020 was rigged. But he's campaigning for Republicans who do.

DeSantis' appearance with Mastriano comes five days after he campaigned on behalf of Kari Lake, the GOP nominee for Arizona governor, who made repeated false claims about the 2020 election the centerpiece of her campaign. The candidates DeSantis is stumping for, including J.D. Vance in Ohio, have all been endorsed by former President Donald Trump.

Fmr. Veep Checks Colleagues

Pence tells GOP to stop lashing out at FBI over Trump search

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Former Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday urged fellow Republicans to stop lashing out at the FBI over the search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home last week.

Conservation Demand Ahead Of Disaster

Feds call for water cutbacks 'to avoid a catastrophic collapse' of Colorado River

For the second year in a row, the federal government said Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will have to reduce their water consumption. "The worsening drought crisis impacting the Colorado River Basin is driven by the effects of climate change, including extreme heat and low precipitation," said deputy secretary of the Department of the Interior Tommy Beaudreau, in a statement announcing the required cuts.

COVID Consequences For Bureaucrats

CDC director orders reorganization, saying COVID-19 response 'did not reliably meet expectations'

The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced a "reset" that will focus on making the organization quicker at responding to new health threats amid criticism of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fight Against Vlad Stalls

Ukraine has telegraphed its big counteroffensive for months. So where is it?

But even with billions of dollars worth of weapons from across Europe and North America now in Ukrainian hands, real questions remain over whether it's enough, and what enough might look like. Some of those weapons, such as the U.S.-made High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, have allowed Ukraine to batter Russian positions around the occupied city of Kherson.

Money Crunch Across The Pond

UK inflation exceeds 10% as bread and milk prices soar

Inflation in the United Kingdom hit a new 40-year high last month, rising above 10% for the first time since 1982 and piling further pain on households already struggling to pay their bills.

Funnyman F*ckboi Left On Cutting From Floor

Pete Davidson will barely appear on 'The Kardashians'

Don't be fooled by Hulu's Season 2 trailer for "The Kardashians." Pete Davidson may be featured in the teaser, but sources tell Page Six he's barely in the show. "He's in the background, but the reality world is not built for people like Pete," a source told us.

Royals Suffer Another Sweep

Similar siblings stifle Sluggerrr's squad, sweep series 4-0.

The final game of this series was much like the previous two for Kansas City: ineffective pitching, sloppy defense, and a complete lack of offense leading to an easy Twins victory. Daniel Lynch looked like he was on his way to a breezy first inning after retiring the first two hitters on the first pitch.

Tough Day For Ballers At Camp

Injury riddled day at Chiefs training camp sees multiple starters leave practice early

vertically challenged. Okay, good afternoon. Hope all is well with everybody. Um Obviously one of our last days of practice, I thought our guys have been doing *** great job of working their tails off the fun part about this entire camp, It's been fun watching us grow together.

Luxury Outdoor Visit Awaits

Powell Gardens gets interest in glamping

KINGSVILLE, Mo. - Powell Gardens is ready to go camping. The Botanical Garden is taking proposals from companies and individuals to develop and operate a glamping area inside the attraction. Powell Gardens said it's part of the plan to increase interest and elevate the visitor experience.

Sound Of Exceptionally Talented Local

Bridge Artist of the Week: Calvin Arsenia

Since 816 Day falls this week, it's the perfect opportunity to highlight another outstanding Local 909 artist as our Bridge Artist of the Week - Calvin Arsenia!

Forecast For Now . . .

Other rain chances expected for Kansas City this week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tuesday was a nice day with some heavy morning rain and comfortable afternoon temperatures! That ate into the monthly and yearly precipitation deficits by quite a bit. Before Tuesday, we were down 1.59″ at KCI.

Thee Sacred Souls "Easier Said Than Done" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.