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New KCI Needs Eurotrash

KCI's pitch for nonstop flight to Europe includes untapped potential of Midwest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City's pitch to land a nonstop flight to Europe goes beyond the new single-terminal Kansas City International Airport , which opens next year, and the forthcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup . The KSHB 41 I-Team has learned that it also includes the potential for travelers from neighboring states.

Lady Soccer Touts Ticket Sales Despite Attendance Skepticism

Kansas City Current on the cusp of record-breaking goal

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City Current are gearing up to host the largest NWSL crowd in Kansas City history on Friday when they host Angel City FC. According to the team, the amount of tickets sold for the matchup would already surpass the previous record of 7,954 set on June 4 when the club hosted the San Diego Wave to a 2-2 draw.

Show-Me Lucky Son Of A . . .

$1 million Scratchers ticket sold in Lone Jack

Someone ended up winning a $1 million prize on a "Millionaire Blowout" Scratchers ticket, the Missouri Lottery said."The place I was going to stop at had a lot full of cars, so you couldn't get in," the winner said in a news release from the lottery.

More Discounts In The Dotte

Tory Burch opens permanent store at Legends Outlets

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A popular designer tried the Legends Outlet on for size and decided it's a good fit. Tory Burch opens a larger, permanent store at Village West Wednesday. The company said the new location combines two empty storefronts, doubling the size of its previous store.

More Plans This Weekend

Here's everything you need to know about the Chiefs' preseason game Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium

The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Washington Commanders on Saturday for the first home preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium. Here's what you need to know if you're going to the game.Timeline for Chiefs vs. Commanders on Saturday:10:30 a.m. - Parking Gates Open11 a.m. - Ford Tailgate District Opens12:30 p.m.

Not. Even. Close.

I spent £43k to look like my idol Pamela Anderson - blokes always say same thing

ONE is a Baywatch babe who captivated a generation of TV fans... the other is a dancer from Crawley with a 34KK chest. But after spending £43,000 to transform herself into her idol Pamela Anderson, Georgina Epitropou insists she gets just as much male attention as the iconic American pin-up.

MAGA Faces Legal Hot Mess

Takeaways from the court hearing on releasing more documents from the Mar-a-Lago search

A US magistrate judge started the process of potentially releasing some information from the affidavit that the Justice Department used to obtain a search warrant for former President Donald Trump's Florida residence.

The Word Censored

The Bible is among dozens of books banned in this Texas school district

Students at the Keller Independent School District outside Fort Worth, Texas, went back to school Wednesday. But instead of the focus being on their return, much of the attention has been heaped on an email that was sent out the day before, instructing school staff to pull all copies of a list of more than 40 books from classrooms and school libraries.

Another Plague Vaxx Proves Hit & Miss

Monkeypox breakthrough infections are real. 'This vaccine will not be a silver bullet,' WHO officials say

"Breakthrough" cases of monkeypox are being reported, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday-confirming that the vaccine used to fight it isn't the "silver bullet" many had hoped for. Such cases provide "important information that tells us the vaccine is not 100% effective in any given circumstance," Dr. Rosamund Lewis, the WHO's technical lead on monkeypox, said at a press conference.

Fight Against Vlad Ramps Up

Ukraine war: Drone pilots mark targets for new offensive

By Abdujalil Abdurasulov Ukraine's southern front line For weeks Ukraine's armed forces have been talking of launching a counter-offensive in the south, and now a senior military officer has told the BBC they aim to recapture the city of Kherson within weeks.

Hollywood High Flying Battle Disclosed

Angelina Jolie claims Brad Pitt assaulted her, caused $25K in damage during infamous 2016 plane fight, FBI report says

According to an FBI report, Jolie alleged there were physical and verbal assaults with their six children present. She also claimed Pitt accused her of "f**king up the family," said one of their children "looks like a f***ing Columbine kid" and caused $25,000 in damage to the private plane they were on.


Where's the beef? Coming soon to this famed Kansas fried chicken spot? A sixth-generation cattle family's prize-winning steaks

Within the walls of the newly reopened restaurant, which earned a James Beard Award in 2007, Deanna Munson and her family have plans to bring their own award-winning tastes to the space. But first they have to find a steak chef who can measure up to their grill.

Nice Side Of Bridge Beefs Up

Fareway Meat Market breaks ground on Northland location

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Fareway Meat Market is bringing a new location to the Northland. The company broke ground on a new store near Northeast 85th Terrace and Northeast Shoal Creek Parkway Thursday morning. When the new store opens it will feature a full-service butcher counter and sell McGonigle's to-go barbecue meals.

End Of Week Rain Ahead . . .

Rain showers, some storms possible Friday afternoon, evening

It will be a mild night with mostly clear skies and a low in the mid 60s. We will be a little warmer and a little more humid on Friday. As a cold front drops down from the northern plains, we will see increasing clouds and a chance for some rain showers and a few storms toward the late afternoon or early evening hours.

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