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Local Fixes Ahead Of Winter

Expansion joint repairs set to begin Monday for northbound Bond Bridge

SOURCE: File image The Missouri Department of Transportation said repairs to expansion joints along northbound Interstate 29/I-35 Bond Bridge over the Missouri River will start on Monday.Weather permitting, the work is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m., which means that various lanes will be closed for several days at a time.

Inferno Aftermath

Firefighter remains hospitalized after Friday's grass fire

BUCKNER, Mo. - Fort Osage Fire Chief says one of the firefighters that were injured in a grass fire Friday afternoon was released from the hospital with minor injuries, while the other remains hospitalized with serious injuries. The firefighters were among a number of emergency crews who responded to a grass fire in front of a house north of Buckner.

Building New Start

Renovations underway at Reconciliation Services in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Renovations are underway at the Reconciliation Services headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. The nonprofit provides donor-paid social services and mental health treatment. It also operates Thelma's Kitchen, a donate-what-you-can restaurant and accompanying box-lunch catering service, at its location on the southeast corner of 31st Street and Troost Avenue.


Boulevard and Vine Street Brewing hope to inspire Kansas City with a beer dedicated to Buck O'Neil

The Buck O'Neil Barrel-Aged Saison honors the late first baseman and manager of the Kansas City Monarchs, Buck O'Neil. The limited release beer is expected to be available on tap and in bottles beginning the first week of November - brewed in a partnership between Boulevard Brewing Co.

Local Rental Game Sneak Peek

Airbnb calls these Kansas City's most popular listings [PHOTOS] - Kansas City Business Journal

Looking for a staycation? Maybe you want to stay in one of Kansas City's most popular Airbnbs, which range from a 1970s Airstream trailer to a brick studio apartment in the Westside neighborhood. Check out photos and links to the property listings.

All About Hottie . . . 

Sara Malakul Lane - Biography, Height & Life Story | Super Stars Bio

Sara Malakul Lane is a Thai-American actress and former supermodel. She has worked in innumerable Thai and Hollywood movies. She is notable for starring in the 'Kickboxer' action film franchise in many movies as the female lead actress. She is a member of the "Chakri Dynasty" and directed descendent of Rama I and Rama II of Siam.

Prez Plan Pushed Back

Biden's student debt relief plan is temporarily blocked. Here's what you need to know.

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan - halting any debt from being erased. But the administration is encouraging people to continue submitting their applications. The Friday evening ruling comes less than a week since the application portal went live.

MAGA Attack Unpacked

Jan. 6 committee's Trump subpoena an attempt to divert conversation ahead of midterms, political insiders say

The House Select Committee on Jan. 6 issued a subpoena to former President Donald Trump on Friday in relation to the 2021 riot at the Capitol, and the committee's decision could influence nationwide midterm elections just over two weeks away. Trump is requested to appear for a deposition on Nov.

Conspiracy 2nd Chance

Alex Jones seeks new trial after $1 billion Sandy Hook verdict

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has asked a Connecticut judge to throw out a nearly $1 billion verdict against him and order a new trial in a lawsuit by Sandy Hook families.

Midterm Campaign Advice

Without an Economic Message, Democrats Will Never Close the Deal

With less than three weeks to go until the midterms, the Republicans are gaining traction in many individual Senate races, and taking a small lead in the generic congressional polling.

Rolling Toward Recession

Wall Street Warns of Trouble Brewing in Auto Loans as Prices Dip

(Bloomberg) -- The largest US banks are warning of trouble ahead in auto loans as dropping prices for used cars risk leaving borrowers underwater.

Billionaire Adventures

Elon Musk's Weird Week: Memes With Kanye And Trump, Joking With A Former Russian President And A Possible Federal Probe

The world's wealthiest man Elon Musk had yet another eventful week, chumming up to Kanye West even as the rapper comes under fire for a series of antisemitic comments, trading barbs with Russia's former President Dmitry Medvedev and potentially becoming the subject of a national security probe.

Vlad Sends Signals

Russian Authorities Advise Civilians to Leave Kherson

Russian-installed authorities in Ukraine told all residents of the city of Kherson to leave "immediately" Saturday ahead of an expected advance by Ukrainian troops waging a counteroffensive to recapture one of the first urban areas Russia took after invading the country.


Boris Johnson, ousted by scandal, eyes comeback as UK leader

LONDON (AP) - Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson -- ousted by ethics scandals just three months ago -- jockeyed to make a comeback Friday as one of several contenders seeking to replace Liz Truss, whose rapid downfall threw the country's leadership into disarray at a time of severe economic challenges.

American First Ladies United

Melania Trump Made the Surprising Decision to Join Forces With Michelle Obama & Hillary Clinton For This Historic Cause

Melania Trump made an announcement on Twitter this week that had some users scratching their heads. She's joining all of the living former first ladies - Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, Rosalynn Carter, along with current First Lady Dr. Jill Biden - to join efforts to get a women's suffrage monument erected on the [...]

Diva Claps Back

In "Midnights" Taylor Is Seemingly Out For Revenge Against The Celebs From Her Most Famous Feuds

"Now she gets the house, gets the kids, gets the pride, picture me thick as thieves with your ex-wife."

South Side Shopping Guide Debuts

Truman General store in Grandview is a pleasant step back in time

Housewife fans from around the metropolitan area now have another good reason to make the trip to downtown Grandview. In little less than a year, Housewife Cafe and Bistro owners Anna and Joel Sorge have opened Truman General, an old-fashioned mercantile and homemade ice cream shop, next door at 809 Main St.

Local Inspiration

'Miracles still happen': Why this KC man has been bell-ringing for 43 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Three words have guided Harold Hepfer's life ever since a fateful day in 1959. "Miracles still happen," he said. "They didn't expect me to live." Hepfer lost his arm in a car accident during his sophomore year of college.

Prep For Holiday Season

260: Winter Magic on Cliff Drive

On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, we're joined by Jolt Lighting and KC Parks and Rec to discuss the upcoming Winter Magic light display on Cliff Drive. The drive is approximately one mile long and completely adorned with game-changing holiday light displays.

Kansas City Market For The World

Black Pantry expands nationally through online shop; founder works to set new standard for buying Black

Kansas City's premier boutique for Black-owned essentials always had its sights set on building a national identity, said Brian Roberts, but he needed to prove himself and his business on the local level first. "A lot of people were pushing me in the beginning to go the website direction, but I didn't want to do that.

Winds Of Change

Windy and warm Saturday precedes a VERY windy Sunday


Taylor Swift - Anti-Hero is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.