Kansas City Hyperlocal: Janitors Win, MAGA Midterms & Fog Of War

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"Our union is growing stronger every day": Kansas City janitors...

Photo: Union members celebrate contract win. Credit - @SEIULocal1 In Kansas City, 900 janitors who are members of Service Employees International Union Local 1 won a historic new contract.

Home Team Still Struggles

Waters homers but Royals fall in extras to Cleveland 6-5

Despite overcoming two two-run deficits in the first nine innings, the Royals couldn't do it a third time in extras and fell to the Guardians 6-5. It marks Kansas City's 81st loss of the 2022 campaign. After getting roughed up against the White Sox last week, Brady Singer toed the slab attempting to return to his July/August form.

Kansas City Bird House Revisited

curiousKC | Where is the Charlie Parker Memorial Foundation's Music School now?

LaVerne Washington, to curiousKC Singer and musician LaVerne Washington's music is known all around the world. Her songs have been described as "undercover soul gems from the Midwest." The Kansas City native partially credits her success to what she learned at the Charlie Parker Memorial Foundation in the 1970s.

Social Media Hottie Doesn't Need Hollywood Family Help?!?

Ireland Baldwin is gorgeous as she shows her figure in tie-dye bikini

Ireland Baldwin put on a sultry display on Monday as she appeared on Instagram in a string bikini from Solo Mio. The 26-year-old daughter of Alec Baldwin showed off her curves and tattoos in the tie-dye swimwear. Engaging her 687,000 followers she wrote in the caption: 'baby head in @solomioswim.'

MAGA Dominates Election Talk

Analysis: Bitter battle between Trump and Biden redefines the midterms

It is extraordinary for a defeated ex-president to play a starring role in the first midterm election since he lost power. Yet Donald Trump's decision to use the 2022 elections as a stage to avenge his 2020 defeat and President Joe Biden's strategy of making the man he vanquished the focus of the Democratic campaign are shaking up conventional wisdom about November's critical vote.

Ruling On Dox

Federal judge orders appointment of special master to review seized Trump records

A federal judge ordered Monday that an independent special master be appointed to review the records seized by the FBI during its raid of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home and ordered the Justice Department stop its own review of the material for investigative purposes. U.S.


'We're ready to strike': UPS workers and Teamsters prepare for contract fight

For eight years, Rob Becker worked as a delivery driver for UPS in Queens, New York. About five years ago, he was terminated. He got involved in his local union, Teamsters Local 804, and fought, successfully, to get reinstated.

Euro Nuke Threat Worsens

Zelensky: Ukrainian nuclear power plant 'one step away from a radiation disaster'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that a nuclear power plant is "one step away from a radiation disaster" because Russian shelling damaged one of its power transmission lines on Monday. "... today the last power transmission line connecting the plant to the energy system of Ukraine was damaged due to another Russian provocative shelling.

Fighting Future COVID

This nanoparticle could be the key to a universal covid vaccine

Skip to Content Ending the covid pandemic might well require a vaccine that protects against any new strains. Researchers may have found a strategy that will work.

World According To Coach

Andy Reid roundup: 4 takeaways from the Chiefs head coach

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid met with the media over a Zoom conference call on Monday as the team begins its preparation for the first game of the season on Sunday. In his opening statement, Reid outlined the weekend schedule that was: the Chiefs took Friday, Saturday and Sunday off before reporting to the facility on Monday.

Rolling With Good Deeds

Hundreds bike 17th annual Bike for the Brain supporting mental health awareness

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - This Labor Day, hundreds of people woke up and hopped on their bikes for the 17th annual Bike for the Brain ride. The event is an annual fundraiser for Mental Health America of the Heartland, which benefits a wide-range of people with mental health challenges.

Early Morning Tuesday Forecast

FORECAST: Dense fog could impact Tuesday morning commute

If you have plans for Monday evening, there will be a fall feel to the air. Expect waves of clouds and a few sprinkles. We're watching for patchy, dense fog that could impact the Tuesday morning commute. Warmer air will slowly return between now and the end of the week.

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