Kansas City Saturday News Layout: Capitalism Crushes American Sex Life???

Right now a somewhat recent sleepy snap of hottie Demi inspires our quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Local Caffeinated Comeback After Crash

Kansas City coffee shop climbing back after truck crashes through entrance

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One Kansas City, Missouri business' terrible luck is drawing attention to the inequities that still exist in our communities. This week, a crash along Troost Avenue sent a pick-up truck through the front entrance at Anchor Island Coffee on the corner of E. 41st Street.

Autumn Weekend Ideas Abound

Community events around Kansas City Sept. 23-25

If you want things to do this weekend, here's some events across the Kansas City area from Sept. 23-25.

Newspaper Shares COVID Notes

COVID cases are down in Kansas City. But experts warn new waves could be coming

COVID-19 cases are down in the Kansas City area this week, but experts warn that as the weather turns colder, new "waves" could be on the way. "I think it's very possible that we could see an uptick in cases and therefore hospitalizations," said Dr. Catherine Satterwhite, regional health administrator with the U.S.

Rock Chalk Traffic Warning

Heading out to the sold out KU football game? Expect traffic

If you're headed to Lawrence, Kansas from the Kansas City metro area to watch the undefeated University of Kansas Jayhawks football team take on Duke University on Saturday morning, you might want to consider alternate routes.Lawrence Police spokeswoman Laura Crumley said many people take K-10 to Lawrence and get off

Paddy Stressed Over Success

Patrick Mahomes on what he learned from 2021 season, playoff loss to Bengals: 'You can't relax at all'

Patrick Mahomes has been the starting quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs for four-plus seasons, and in each of the full seasons he's played, the Chiefs have hosted the AFC title game. They've made it to the Super Bowl twice and won it once.

Hottie Shares Reel Love

Demi Rose puts on a busty display in VERY skimpy bikinis

She's no stranger to delighting her fans with scantily-clad snaps on her social media. And Demi Rose was at it again on Wednesday, as she put on a very busty display as she shared a slew of throwback snaps to her Instagram Stories.

Prez Comment Confuses Crowd

'She was 12, I was 30': Biden leaves viewers stunned in teachers speech

President Biden shocked viewers of his Friday speech to teachers when he recognized an audience member and told the crowd, "She was 12, I was 30." Biden lit up social media with the confounding and seemingly inappropriate aside. He did not say what he did when he was 30 and the woman was a preteen.

GOP Ready For Red Wave

Five things Republicans would do in a House majority

MONONGAHELA, Pa. - The sprint to Election Day is fully underway, but House Republicans are looking past November and eyeing what they'll do in the likely event of winning a majority in the upper chamber. They've hinted at parts of their agenda for months, but this week Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)

American Pro-Life Crackdown Underway

Arizona judge rules state can enforce near-total abortion ban | CNN Politics

An Arizona Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a 1901 ban on nearly all abortions in that state can be enforced, a decision that is likely to see an appeal and could energize female voters to turn out in greater numbers in the state's hotly contested US Senate and governor's races.

Politico Accusation Aftermath 

Charges unlikely against Gaetz in federal sex-trafficking probe

The Washington Post first reported Friday that career prosecutors have recommended not pursuing charges against Gaetz, in part due to concerns about the credibility of potential witnesses. It would be highly unusual for political appointees at the Justice Department to press forward with a prosecution in the face of opposition from top career officials.


AOC says young people not having children because of 'burdens of capitalism,' more immigration is the answer

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested that more immigration is a solution to declining birth rates in the United States as people suffer "under the burdens of capitalism." The firebrand Democratic representative fromtook to Instagram to express her dismay that young people aren't having kids and offered a solution.

Plagued By Doubt

Experts weigh in on whether the Covid pandemic is over

President Joe Biden's declaration that "the pandemic is over" raised eyebrows and the hackles of some experts who think such messaging could be premature and counterproductive.

Dropping Anchor & Hints

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea to send message to North Korea

A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday as a show of force meant to send a warning to North Korea. USS Ronald Reagan and ships from its accompanying strike group arrived at a naval base in the city of Busan prior to joint drills with the South Korean military.

Vlad Strikes Back

Russians strike Ukraine as Kremlin-staged votes continue

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes continued in occupied regions of Ukraine to pave the way for their annexation by Moscow. Zaporizhzhia Gov. Oleksandr Starukh said the Russians targeted infrastructure facilities in the Dnieper River city, and one of the missiles hit an apartment building, killing one person and injuring seven others.

Global Money Man Ignores Critics

World Bank president declines calls to step down

World Bank President David Malpass said Friday that he will not resign, less than one day after Axios reported that Biden administration officials may try to oust him. The big picture: Malpass apologized for remarks he made this week when he would not answer whether climate change was caused by humans.


We're having less sex. What does that mean for public health?

Sex is one of life's greatest pleasures and yet, in 2019, NATSAL (National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles), reported that sexual frequency was in decline . Answers surrounding why we aren't having as much sex are more complicated than just what the data is telling us.

Sketchy Local Life In A Good Way

Kansas City artist canoes down the entire Missouri River, painting nation's hidden gems

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Steve Snell, a Kansas City artist, spent his summer canoeing down the entire Missouri River, painting the beautiful sceneries in front of him using the river for his watercolors. Snell has been an artist for almost 20 years, finding inspiration from the history and landscape of wherever he lives.

Kansas City Blue Note

Saxophonist Adam Larson's homage to KC

Adam Larson. // photo courtesy the artist Saxophonist Adam Larson's latest album, With Love, From Kansas City, pays homage to the city in which the jazz musician now lives. Coming on the heels of With Love, From Chicago, the album is the second installment in a planned trilogy wherein Larson performs songs inspired by the titular locale alongside pieces by...

Rolling With Good Deeds

Cyclists riding coast-to-coast for cancer research stop in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Every morning, Chris Cowley laces up his shoes and hops on his bike for his dad. "My dad's a cancer survivor," Cowley said. "he's going through some cancer treatment right now." Cowley is one of 130 cyclists riding coast-to-coast this month from Cannon Beach, Oregon to Long Branch, New Jersey: 3,000 miles in 27 days.

Kansas City On Task

Eric Bieniemy reiterates that Chiefs won't look past Colts

This early in the season, it's easy to overreact to the win-loss record next to each NFL team's name. Not every 2-0 team is top-tier and not every 0-2 team is destined for a high draft pick next spring. However, sometimes a winless team has looked dreadful, and that's the case with the Indianapolis Colts this year.

Katie Shares Weather Outlook

A sunny and warm Saturday

A sunny and warm Saturday is in store for Kansas City's weekend.There is patchy fog in many areas early Saturday morning, but summer-like temperatures arrive by the afternoon. There is an expected high of 86.The weather is slightly cooler and breezier Sunday.

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