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Cowtown Comes To Rescue

Kansas City-area disaster response organizations deploy resources for Hurricane Ian

PERCULIAR, Mo. - Disaster response teams across the Kansas City area are preparing to answer the call as the nation is on standby for Hurricane Ian and its aftermath. "We've had these drivers and trucks on standby since late last week, so they've been there probably since first thing this morning," said Stan Hays, CEO and co-founder of Operation BBQ Relief.

Local Latino Leader Celebrated

Hispanic Heritage Month: John Fierro

KCPS is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month featuring notable Latino community members who have made a difference in the city and/or the nation. Today, we honor John Fierro, President/CEO of Mattie Rhodes Center and a long-time public figure in Kansas City.

KC Connection To Iconic Baller

After 700 home runs, a look at Albert Pujols' time in the KC metro

"When he was here, we knew he was a great player and he would get the opportunity to go on and do some great things. But I don't think, when he was here, anybody could predict he was going to hit 700 home runs or be rookie of the year."

Burning Sensation This Morning

Kansas City firefighters respond to apartment fire at 33rd, Gillham

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters were called to an apartment fire at 33rd Street and Gillham Road early Tuesday morning. Shortly after 5:30 a.m., callers reported a fire in a second floor apartment in the three-story building. Officials say the fire began in a vacant unit that was under construction.

Autumn Winning For West Bottoms

One of Kansas City's famed haunted houses has been named one of the best haunted attractions in the nation

As the nights get darker earlier and a chill invades the air, spectators start to line up outside area haunted houses for a few tricks and treats.One of Kansas City's favorites has just landed on a top list for haunted attractions in the country.

Hot Mama Shares Family Pix

Caroline Vreeland is radiant in a bikini 10 weeks after giving birth

She welcomed her first child, a baby boy called Miro Vreeland Munn Rico, with husband Nicolas Rico in February. And Caroline Vreeland looked sensational as she shared an Instagram snap on Sunday from Soho Beach House in Miami - just 10 weeks after giving birth.

Legal Fight Against Prez Biden

The First Lawsuit Is Filed Against Joe Biden's Illegal Student-Loan Move | National Review

The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

Gridlock Cont'd

Five things to know about Congress's spending showdown

Congress is gearing up for a long week ahead as lawmakers work to finalize a deal on funding federal agencies in time to avert a government shutdown. Lawmakers have until just before midnight on Friday to pass a short-term funding bill, often referred to as a continuing resolution (CR), that would keep the government fully...


DeSantis privately calls Trump a 'moron' and vents about him running for president

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has privately vented to staffers that Donald Trump, a likely contender for the Republican presidential ticket in 2024, is a "moron" and has no business running for the Oval Office for a second time.

Sneak Peek: RINO Scheme For 2024

Cheney fuels talk of independent bid

Rep. Liz Cheney's (R-Wyo.) comment that she will not be a Republican if former President Trump wins the party's 2024 presidential nomination is sparking chatter that she might mount an independent White House run. While Cheney lost her House primary to the former president's endorsed candidate last month, her break with the MAGA wing of...

GOP Talks Far East Ownership

Republicans sound alarm over Chinese government-linked farmland purchase near North Dakota air base

FIRST ON FOX: Fifty-one Republican lawmakers are sending a letter to three of President Biden's Cabinet secretaries warning that national security is threatened by a Chinese Communist Party (CCP)-linked company's efforts to buy farmland near an Air Force base in North Dakota. Rep.

News Game Aftermath

The man who recruited migrants for flights to Martha's Vineyard says he feels betrayed | CNN

The migrant says he had been living on the streets of San Antonio for nearly a month when he met a woman named "Perla" who made a compelling offer. She offered him clothes, food and money, he told CNN, and in exchange, he would go out and find other migrants to serve as passengers on flights to Massachusetts.

Living Wage For Cons???

'Slavery by any name is wrong': the push to end unpaid labor in prisons

hen prison reformer Johnny Perez was incarcerated he made sheets, underwear and pillowcases working for Corcraft, a manufacturing division of New York State Correctional Services that uses prisoners to manufacture products for state and local agencies. His pay ranged between 17 cents and 36 cents an hour.

Allegations Against Far Right

'Let's get right to the violence': New documentary film footage shows Roger Stone pre-Election Day | CNN Politics

The day before the 2020 election, Roger Stone, the long-time Republican operative and ally of former President Donald Trump, said in front of a documentary film crew that he had no interest in waiting to tally actual votes before contesting the election results.

Progressive Plan Debunked

Dems Are Relying On A Magic Bullet For The Midterms. It's All But Doomed To Fail

It looks like the Democrats' student loan repayment scheme is failing to produce results after voter enthusiasm in a critical voting bloc swells over growing fears the economy is crumbling. Young voters are signaling that despite holding one-third of all student loan debt ($578 billion), they aren't impressed with the billions in student loan relief President Joe Biden gave away in August, according to the Trafalgar group's latest polling.

MAD Over Vlad???

US faces bleak options as Putin turns bellicose on nukes

U.S. officials are walking a careful line in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's latest suggestion that he may be willing to resort to nuclear weapons. Following Putin's thinly-veiled reference to the nuclear option in remarks last week, Biden administration officials have said they are taking the comments seriously, while trying to avoid escalating the...

European Toughness Questioned

When will Europe learn to defend itself?

Press play to listen to this article PARIS/BERLIN - Thirty years after the horrors of the Balkan wars laid bare Western Europe's incapacity to deal with conflict on European soil, Russia's invasion of Ukraine is demonstrating how little has changed.

Politics Of Calories Disclosed

Why the White House wants to put nutrition labels on the front of food packages

subscribe to The NPR Politics Podcast podcast The Biden administration is proposing that nutrition labels go on the front of food packages rather than the back. It's part of a strategy to end hunger and diet-related diseases in America in eight years - some 40 pages of ideas to try to make the nation healthier.

Chris Rock Joked Batman

Christian Bale Stopped Talking to Chris Rock on 'Amsterdam' Set: He Was 'So Bloody Funny I Couldn't Act'

He had to cut contact with the comedian between takes because David O. Russell "didn't ask me to make this film so he could just watch me giggle." Say what you will about " Amsterdam," but nobody can deny that the latest David O. Russell film assembled a stellar cast.

Downtown Wins Stoopid Prizes

Downtown Council receives international award of excellence for Imagine strategic plan - Downtown Council of Kansas City

The International Downtown Association recognized the Downtown Council of Kansas City (DTC) last week with the Downtown Achievement Award of Excellence for its resourceful approaches related to the Imagine Downtown KC 2030 Strategic Plan. The award was presented last week at the IDA's 68th Annual Conference & Marketplace in Vancouver, Canada.

Kansas Zebras Endangered

Kansas having trouble finding referees for variety of sports

Imagine a Friday night without high school football. That's what could happen one day if the state of Kansas doesn't find more referees.KMBC's Dennis Evans reported that the problem isn't just football and it is not just on the high school level.

Hype Inside The Loop Revisited

Mending Our Broken Heart: With Region's Health at Stake, Leaders Seek Downtown Rebirth

"Downtown KC: Mending Our Broken Heart," was a groundbreaking series originally published by The Kansas City Star 20 years ago this month. It was written by former staffers Jeffrey Spivak, Kevin Collison and Steve Paul, with photographs by Rich Suggs. It was edited by former deputy national editor Keith Chrostowski.

Wishing Talker Quick Recovery

Chiefs broadcaster Art Hains diagnosed with West Nile Virus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Longtime Kansas City Chiefs and Missouri State University broadcaster remains hospitalized in critical condition a week after suddenly becoming ill. Doctors first believed 66-year-old Art Hains was suffering from an immune system disorder that caused him to lose feeling in his legs and develop difficulty breathing.

Forecast For Now . . .

Perfect fall weather on tap for the week ahead


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