Kansas City News Workout: Hurricane Game Plan, Local Designs & Nord Stream Hot Mess

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Baller Backup Options Debut

Chiefs-Bucs still set for Tampa, but could move to Minnesota

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The NFL is waiting to see what happens with Hurricane Ian to determine if Sunday night's Chiefs-Buccaneers' game will be relocated. While fans still don't know where the game will kickoff, we do know where it will be played if the NFL moves the game from Tampa due to Hurricane Ian.

Northeast Redesign Underway

Community weighs in on new Kessler Park Master Plan

Abby Hoover Managing Editor Hoxie Collective, the community planning practice tasked with creating a new Kessler Park Master Plan, hosted an open house at the Kansas City Museum on Sept. 24 to discuss concepts for improvements in the park. The Kessler Park Improvement Plan Process began in the spring of 2022.

Show-Me Rolling Rates

Missouri personal property tax bills likely to rise as used-car demand drives up values

ST. CHARLES COUNTY - Because of supply-chain shortages of new cars and a resulting increased demand for used vehicles, the value of that older model in your garage has probably increased. And that's likely to translate into a higher personal property tax bill later this year because Missouri state law requires local assessors to keep values current on an annual basis.

Kansas Drought Turns Fishy

Grab all the fish you want while they're still alive - this Kansas lake is drying up

There's a temporary free-for-all at Ellis City Lake, where the same hideous drought that's killing western Kansas crops is poised to kill the fish. So many of the usual limits on fishing have been lifted to harvest fish before they die.

Local Turnaround Ahead

Lane and ramp closures on Interstate 49 to begin Thursday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Transportation announced partial closures along Interstate 49, lasting from Thursday evening until Saturday morning. The closures will allow crews to repave sections of the roadway. On Thursday, the far right lane northbound on the interstate will close from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Rigged Celebrity Show Off

Addison Rae's Toned Peach In Spandex Booty Shorts Is 🔥

Addison Rae was spotted out and about in Los Angeles this week rocking some spandex booty shorts that highlighted her toned peach and strong legs. Addison has been big on her yoga and Pilates practices lately. She has shared her exact booty workout with Kourtney Kardashian, and it's only six minutes long.

American Unity Amid Disaster

On The Lawn: Biden, DeSantis set differences aside and respond to Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian made landfall on Florida's Gulf Coast Wednesday. The Category 4 storm could potentially bring more than 10 ft. of life-threatening storm surge. Ahead of the storm, President Biden put politics aside and called Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) Tuesday evening. The two spoke about the steps the federal government is taking to help...

MAGA 1st Family Mean Tweet Imagined

New book: Trump nearly fired Jared and Ivanka via tweet | CNN Politics

Then-President Donald Trump nearly fired his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner from the White House via tweet, according to new book from New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman.

Tinkering With Democracy

Poll: Majority supports reforming electoral vote count law

Following the Trump-fueled riot at the Capitol and the promotion of legal theories to stop Congress' certification of the 2020 presidential election results, legislators in both chambers took up reviewing the electoral count process to remove uncertainty about how the Electoral College votes are tallied.

Insurrection Testimony Redux

Officer Fanone Says Jan. 6 Rioter's Mom Apologized in Court-Then Called Him a 'Piece of Sh*t'

Former Washington, D.C. police officer Michael Fanone says he was repeatedly called a "piece of shit" during the trial of one of the men who attacked him during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

AOC Trending Reversed???

Progressive Democrats frustrated with 2022 primary losses

With less than two months until the midterm elections, progressive Democrats are facing a test of their power. The frustration is particularly acute in New York, where Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated one of the highest-ranking congressional Democrats four years ago, injecting fresh energy among the party's most liberal voters.

Alleged Prez Faux Pas Debated

Karine Jean-Pierre Scrambles To Defend Biden Appearing To Call For Deceased Congresswoman Jackie Walorski

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre scrambled to defend President Joe Biden's gaffe Wednesday where he appeared to search for a deceased congresswoman in a crowd. The president appeared to call for Republican Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski to stand up for acknowledgement at a White House conference on nutrition and health Wednesday, seemingly forgetting the congresswoman died in a car crash in August.

Battle For Blue State

Republicans are doing everything they can to lose the Pennsylvania governor's race | CNN Politics

If you had to pick a single race as the most important one on the ballot this November, the winner would almost certainly be the Pennsylvania governor's contest.

European Sabotage Aftermath

Nord Stream pipeline leaks were act of sabotage, EU says

The mysterious leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines detected Tuesday were the "result of a deliberate act," the EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said in a statement Wednesday on behalf of the union's 27 members. Driving the news: While Borrell did not name a culprit, he added that "safety and environmental concerns are of utmost priority.

Plague Poke Reminder

Millions urged to get flu and Covid jabs amid fears of winter 'twindemic' in UK

Tens of millions of people in the UK are being urged to have flu and Covid vaccines as soon as possible amid fears of a winter "twindemic" that poses a serious risk to public health.

Life Lesson For Shocked Parents

New Jersey sex ed standards discussing anal sex in eighth grade 'age appropriate,' says Gov. Murphy

New Jersey, the state that first required sex ed to be taught in all schools, is under fire once again for implementing controversial standards, which include discussions of gender norms by second grade, masturbation by fifth grade and anal sex and "pregnancy options" by eighth grade.

Home Team Tribute

Former player, coach and manager John Wathan retires after 47 years with the Royals organization

John Wathan is retiring after 51 years of working in professional baseball. He spent 47 of those years with the Kansas City Royals.

Local Gift Of Life Needed

Community Blood Center to assist Florida, issues urgent calls for donations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some blood from Kansas City-area donation centers will be sent to Florida to help with potential needs as Hurricane Ian sweeps across the Sunshine State. According to the Community Blood Center, blood banks in Florida reached out for assistance in anticipation that they will not be able to conduct blood drives in the aftermath of the hurricane.

Tech Cash Coming Soon

Meet six newly funded startups Digital Sandbox KC is making more fundable tomorrow

Newly awarded funds are expected to help six more companies scale their fledgling startups past the proof-of-concept stage, said Jill Meyer, touting Digital Sandbox KC's track record of making startups and their products more fundable once they're built.

Producing Local Sounds

New and unusual places to see live jazz in KC-including two grocery stores

While the venues and music may look and sound quite a bit different than they did in the heyday of Kansas City jazz, live jazz has been ubiquitous in KC for a century now.

Pumpkin Spice Preview

Classic, dry fall weather expected today and for the rest of the week


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