Kansas City Early Look: New Credit Hope, Polling & Pentagon Cash

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Selling Cowtown Cash Access

Kansas City's newest credit union hopes to address banking deserts and fight predatory lending

A new credit union on Prospect Avenue aims to expand banking access, fight back against predatory lending and educate its members on how to best handle their finances. Gwendolyn Washington, CEO of WeDevelopment Federal Credit Union, says a lack of financial literacy can be a generational issue in families.

Local Dumping Ground Outrage

Blue Summit residents fed up with trash being dumped

People who live in Blue Summit are taking action after years of trash that has piled up. Blue Summit is a small community between Kansas City and Independence.Along the side of 22nd Street, residents said they are tired of seeing bags of trash and tires piled on the shoulder of the road."Residents in Blue Summit are pretty much tired of being the dumping ground," resident Tracie Rice said.Rice has called Blue Summit home for almost 58 years.

Golden Ghetto Democracy Starts

Advance voting in person begins Saturday in Johnson County

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. (KCTV) - With the general election less than three weeks away, the Johnson County Election Office is aiming to remind voters about their options to vote in advance. Advance voting by mail began Wednesday, Oct. 19 and advance voting in person will begin Saturday, Oct. 22.

B-List Blushes Over Baller

"It is strange": Paul Rudd gushes over his love for Patrick Mahomes in new interview

Paul Rudd is probably best known as Ant-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.After that? His Chiefs fandom makes a strong case for second place. The Kansas Citian has once again made his love for the Chiefs, and specifically, its QB known. On Thursday, the comedic actor once again professed his love for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

Artsy Brew Debuts

Nelson-Atkins Museum partners with City Barrel to create pale ale

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Nelson-Atkins Museum has entered into a partnership with City Barrel Brewing to produce an exclusive pale ale themed to the museum. According to a release from the museum Thursday, the beer called Creative Juice will be sold at the museum, at City Barrel's brewery in the Crossroads and across Kansas City at bars and liquor stores.

Angel Offers Fashion Advice

Josephine Skriver Brings Back '80s Glamour in Leather Minidress, Polka-Dot Tights & Pointed Pumps at Calzedonia's Paris Fashion Week Party

Josephine Skriver gave '80s going-out style a modern spin during Calzedonia's Paris Fashion Week kickoff party. Arriving at the hosiery and swimwear brand's Fall 2022 "Calzedomania" launch event at the Palais Brongniart, Skriver posed with fellow Victoria's Secret Angels Jasmine Tookes and Sara Sampaio in a black leather RTA minidress.

Survey Seyz White House Disliked

Biden's job rating is similar to Trump's but lower than that of other recent presidents

Nearly two years into his presidency, Joe Biden's job rating stands at 38% - identical to Donald Trump's approval rating at a similar point in his presidency, but lower than those of some other recent presidents in the run-up to their first midterm election. The trajectory of presidential job approval differs for each White House occupant.

Who Can Control MAGA???

Gordon Sondland says MAGA 'sycophants' like Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, and Marjorie Taylor Greene don't know how to manage Trump

Gordon Sondland said MAGA "sycophants" don't know how to deal with Trump. People have to stand up to a "guy like Trump" to earn his respect, Sondland wrote in his new book. Sondland's book, "The Envoy," is slated for release on October 25. Gordon Sondland said MAGA "sycophants" don't know how to manage Trump effectively.

Pundit Pans Prez

Larry Kudlow: No one in the US has confidence in Biden

I'm not quite finished with Joe Biden's fraudulent and duplicitous presser yesterday. That's where he announced another SPR drawdown of 15 million barrels and then said with a straight face that it wasn't really a political decision. There isn't a single common-sense American - not one common-sense American - who really believes that, but it got worse.

Military Earns Abortion Money

Pentagon Will Pay For Military Members To Get Abortions Out Of State

Members of the U.S. military who travel out of state to obtain an abortion will now have their travel fees covered by the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced in a memo Thursday, after abortion rights advocates raised concerns about the impact statewide bans could have on service members.

Democrats Lock In Fight

Lawmakers look to pass massive Ukraine aid package before January

Amid concerns that a new Congress could take a more skeptical view of aid to Ukraine, lawmakers from both parties are looking to lock in billions of dollars in military assistance to Kyiv before newly elected members are sworn in in January, according to a lawmaker and congressional staffers.

Forever Vaxx'd

CDC advisers recommend adding Covid shots to routine immunization schedules for kids, adults

"This doesn't represent new recommendations. This represents sort of a summary of existing recommendations," said advisory panel member Matthew Daley, a senior investigator at the Institute for Health Research at Kaiser Permanente Colorado. "But I will acknowledge ...

Mean Tweeting Pink Slips

Report: Elon Musk plans to cut 75% of Twitter workforce

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Elon Musk plans to lay off most of Twitter's workforce if and when he becomes owner of the social media company, according to a report Thursday by The Washington Post.

Hip-Hop Plays Conservative Social Games

Parler was jubilant about Kanye West buying it. Then the problems started.

"Chairwoman [Kelli] Ward isn't active on Parler and hasn't opened the app in well over 2 years," said Kristy Dohnel, a spokesperson for the Arizona Republican Party. "We have zero idea what you are talking about."

Diva Debuts Latest

Taylor Swift's new album Midnights to drop in hours, marking the singer's return to pop

Anticipation is building as global pop sensation Taylor Swift is about to drop her tenth album, Midnights. Swift's first album of new songs in almost two years, scheduled for release at midnight Friday morning in the eastern US, is expected to mark the singer's official return to pop after 2020's more alternative and introspective Folklore and Evermore.

Listen Up: Techno Redux

David Guetta and Bebe Rexha on Finally Releasing 'I'm Good (Blue),' the Shelved Banger that Refused to Die

TikTok resurrections are not uncommon in the modern music landscape. Older songs like Tom Odell's "Another Love" or the Walters' "I Love You So" regularly go viral on the app and then cross over to streaming platforms and radio. What sets David Guetta and Bebe Rexha 's "I'm Good (Blue)" apart is the fact that it was never officially released.

Hipsters Share Italia

Pasta-tively Perfect: Zero Zero Pasta's new storefront offers delicious twists on the taste of Italy

An assortment of weekly pasta varieties found at the Westside storefront. // Courtesy Zero Zero Handmade Pasta There are many premium pasta options in Kansas City, and one of them just got a lot easier to sink your teeth into. Zero Zero Handmade Pasta, previously only available at farmer's markets and through a one-day-per-week online order, has a new storefront-and...

Euro Name Check

Kansas City gets shoutout on Spanish game show

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City was the answer to a question on " Atrapame Si Puedes ", a game show hosted in Spain. The question asked: What city in the state of Missouri, sister city of Seville, is there a replica of the Giralda Tower?

Pitch Retouches Paint Job

We tried the new "JLo Glow" facial and it was a thing of beauty

Glorified product shot. // Courtesy Michael Mackie Jennifer Lopez is, I think, around 86 years old. She's been creating hit songs and starring in hit movies for, like, forever. The stunning octogenarian is also renowned for her luminescent complexion. A perpetual dewy glow, if you will.

Send Something Sweet

Kansas City domestic violence shelter needs candy donations for Halloween party

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City agency known for helping domestic violence survivors needs help from the public. Newhouse is planning a special Halloween party for families affected by domestic abuse, but the shelter can't do it without some key elements - including candy.

Erin's Forecast For Now

FORECAST: It'll be warm for the weekend in KC

Fair skies and mild temperatures will make this evening the most comfortable so far this week. A light but steady south southwesterly breeze is expected to hold area temperatures in the 60s through the mid-evening hours. Then, they'll slowly fall to near 50 by daybreak.

David Guetta & Bebe Rexha - I'm Good is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.