Another Kansas City Saturday Look: Kitty Adoption, Escalation & 54 States

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No Break For Baller

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes keeping busy even during bye week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The timing of the Kansas City Chiefs' bye this week couldn't have come at a better time for Patrick Mahomes. And not just because the bumps and bruises from the first seven games of the NFL season will have a chance to heal.

Show-Me Junk Food Faves

Most common fast food chains in Missouri

TotallyBlond // Shutterstock Fast food restaurants rose to fame during the 1950s and 60s during the advent of the American highway system. The pairing seemed like a match made in heaven: Traversing long open roads for hours on end take a lot of energy, and few options feel better than a pit stop at a fast food restaurant along the way.

Rock Chalk Big Bucks Awarded

Kansas Department of Wildlife announces $24 million federal grant for Flint Hills Trail

Osawatomie, Kan. (KCTV) - The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Representative Sharice Davids announced a $24.8 million federal grant awarded to improve the Flint Hills Trail. The grant is a "Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity" or RAISE grant, aimed to help make infrastructure improvements on 40.5 miles of the trail and open 27 new miles on the trail from Council Grove to Herington.

Angel In America

Candice Swanepoel Goes 'Off the Beaten Path' in Brooklyn With Boots and Heels for Schutz Fall 2022 Campaign

Schutz has debuted its fall 2022 campaign featuring Candice Swanepoel. Photographed by Luigi and Lango, the South African model strikes a pose in various locations throughout Brooklyn, New York. Deemed "Off the Beaten Path," the campaign looks to inspire those who are fearless and authentic enough to stand out from the crowd.

Campaign Of Fear?!?

Pelosi attack shocks country on edge about democracy threats

WASHINGTON (AP) - An America that can already feel like it's hurtling toward political disintegration has been jolted yet again, this time by the violent attack on the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi less than two weeks before Election Day .

MAGA Smartly Stays Quiet

Trump silent on Paul Pelosi attack

Former President Trump has remained silent on the recent attack of Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), even as fellow members of the Republican Party have condemned the assault. Trump posted frequently on his own social media platform Truth Social over the last 24 hours, but did not acknowledge Friday's attack that...

Prez Suffers More Criticism

Biden mocked for claiming there are '54 states': 'This guy is completely senile'

Conservatives on Twitter ripped into President Joe Biden 's latest gaffe from Friday night, in which he claimed that Democrats campaigned in "54 states" in 2018 to defend Obamacare. During his Friday evening remarks at the "Pennsylvania Democratic Party Reception," Biden touted his party's success in protecting the Affordable Care Act from being dismantled during former President Donald Trump's term.

Social Media Comeback Awaited

Ex-Trump aide Alyssa Farah Griffin says Trump's Twitter return wouldn't be good for him or GOP

Former White House aide Alyssa Farah Griffin said Friday she believes it's "only a matter of days" before former President Donald Trump returns to Twitter following Elon Musk's takeover of the company. Driving the news: Griffin, who denounced Trump after the Jan.

Baseball Legend Didn't Want To Be Taken For Granted

When Nixon and Kennedy Battled for Jackie Robinson's Endorsement

In the summer of 1960, Jackie Robinson was one of the most prominent ex-athletes in America. He had retired after the 1956 season but was still hugely popular, having broken baseball's color barrier 13 years earlier. And he had a decision to make: Who was he going to back in the presidential election that fall?

Iran From Crackdown

Iran's Guards head tells protesters: 'Today is last day of riots'

Oct 29 (Reuters) - The commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards Hossein Salami warned protesters that Saturday would be their last day of taking to the streets. "Do not come to the streets! Today is the last day of the riots," he said.

Far East Tragedy Reported

Dozens of Halloween revellers collapse from cardiac arrest in stampede

AT least 100 people have been injured following a stampede during Halloween celebrations in South Korea. Authorities in Seoul say dozens of people collapsed and went into cardiac arrest after being crushed by a huge crowd pushing along a narrow road.

Vlad Talks Tough

Russia Moves to Pull Out of Ukraine Grain Deal After Blasts Hit Crimean Port

KYIV, Ukraine-Explosions hit the Russian-occupied port city of Sevastopol on Saturday, striking the home of Moscow's Black Sea Fleet as Ukraine's forces pushed for gains in the south of the country. Russian-installed officials said air defenses had shot down several drones in the early hours of the morning, including an unmanned surface drone in the waters off Sevastopol.

Kansas City Good Life Journalism

Want a mansion with a 'Lamborghini wing?' Look no further than this Missouri home

A massive home in St. Louis, Missouri, comes with more than a few surprising amenities to satisfy those who love all of the finer things in life - and more. It's also one of the most expensive on the real estate market in the Show-Me State at $15 million.

Kansas City Kitty News . . . 

Creature Feature: Sweetie and her kittens are the sundae bar your home needs

For our Creature Feature adoption column this week, we're doing something a little different. We have a rescued cat and her kittens, as taken in by friend of the publication and local games designer Joel A. Clark. Here's the info on Sweeties, her kids, and the deets on giving them a new home, via the current owner: We've got 3 kittens...

EPIC Local Autumn Pix

Northeast Fall 2022

Skyline from Wlarond Avenue on the west side of the Kansas City Museum. Kessler Park. Kessler Park with road down to Cliff Drive Above and below, houses on Norledge Avenue. Above and below, Kansas City Museum. Above and three below, Budd Park.

Katie's Stunning Forecast . . .

Increasing clouds for your Saturday


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