Kansas City Midweek News Serving: Local Boil Order, Gas Rising & U.S. Nuke Plan

Kansas City parents should probably know that 22-year-old hottie Jordy probably has more INFLUENCE over the career ambitions of their youngsters then they do.

TikTok > College?!?

Accordingly, we're inspired by this social media star to share some of our favorite items concerning pop culture, community news and top headlines. 

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Don't Swallow Kansas City Crumbling Infrastructure

KC Water issues Boil Water Advisory for Northeast

KC Water is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory to customers within two areas in Jackson County - customers in the Northeast Industrial District and portions of the northern part of the Historic Old Northeast within the boundaries of I-35 to I-435, and from St.

Sounds Like Pricey Jazz District Improvement

Historic building near 18th and Vine District being restored as new art center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two brothers are helping restore a beloved building near the 18th and Vine District, all while adding to Kansas City's rich arts community and more. The Zhou Brothers Art Center of Kansas City will repurpose the historic Crispus Attucks Elementary school building.

Show-Me Farmer Cash Haul

Missouri Senate ends special session with passage of agricultural tax credits

Missouri's special session centered around taxation is over. The state Senate passed an agricultural tax credit bill on Tuesday that includes incentives for meat processing, urban farming and purchases of farm equipment. The bill passed 26-3 and now heads to Gov. Mike Parson's desk, where he is expected to sign it.

Gold Ghetto Building Up

Overland Park approves $49.3 million in STAR bonds for Bluhawk's first phase - Kansas City Business Journal

Vertical construction can begin on the $1 billion, 300-acre Bluhawk development now that it has won a key financing approval. On Monday evening, the Overland Park City Council approved Overland Park-based Price Brothers Management Co.'s request for $49.3 million in sales tax revenue (STAR) bonds for vertical construction on the multisport complex's $72.7 million first phase.

Kansas City Hipster Hangout Debuts

A local duo turns a former motorcycle workshop into a modern retreat space

Jordan and Emily Fox bought their home on Southwest Boulevard in 2017. What was previously a motorcycle workshop is now an intimate venue.

Hottie Backstory 

The Untold Truth Of TikTok Star Jordyn Jones - Nicki Swift

Many may know the talented Jordyn Jones from TikTok, but she was already on the entertainment scene before she exploded on the lip-syncing app.

Prez Confronts Another Gas Spike

Biden 'disappointed' by OPEC+ decision to cut oil production

The White House on Wednesday admonished what it called a "shortsighted decision" by OPEC and its allies to cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day, a move that could lead to a rise in gas prices domestically. National security adviser Jake Sullivan and top economic adviser Brian Deese issued a statement that took...

MAGA Talks Midterms

US midterms: 'America's elections could turn really nasty'

The upcoming midterm elections for US Congress, the first nationwide vote since Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol nearly two years ago, have many Americans on edge. The BBC's Katty Kay has been finding out why.

Red Wave Forever???

Think 2022 is tough, Senate Dems? Check out 2024

Some of those wrestling with whether to run hold safe seats, like Ben Cardin of Maryland and Tom Carper of Delaware. Others represent perennial battlegrounds, like Jon Tester of Montana and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, both of whom survived the 2018 midterm cycle that evicted four colleagues from red or swing states.

Left-Wing Needs Makeover

Progressives hunt for new, younger leaders post-Sanders-Warren era

Progressives are on the quiet hunt for a new generation of leaders, eagerly awaiting the outcome of the midterms to plot their next steps. "We've been talking about fresh blood for years," said one Democratic strategist who reluctantly supported President Biden in the 2020 election. "Years!

Science Stays Winning

Three scientists win Nobel Prize for chemistry for 'ingenious' molecule-building tool | CNN

Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry, for creating "an ingenious tool for building molecules." This is a breaking story. More details soon...

COVID Killed Conservatives 1st

Study: More Republicans than Democrats likely died of COVID-19

It's already known that hundreds of thousands of Americans would still be alive if every eligible person had gotten vaccinated against COVID-19. Now new research strongly suggests that many more of those "excess deaths" in Ohio and Florida were among people with Republican voter registrations.

Vaxx Redux Falters

White House launch of Operation Warp Speed 2.0 dragged down by funding problems and pandemic fatigue

But months later, it's barely taken off - stymied by fading political interest in prolonging a war against a pandemic that even the president has declared "over." Mired in a standoff with Republicans over more Covid response money, the administration has yet to invest heavily in any of the promising vaccinetargets it's identified.

Russian Winter Options?!?

What happens if Putin decides to cut his losses in Ukraine?

If you are following events in Russia and Ukraine closely, you could be forgiven for wondering if Vladimir Putin has backed himself into a corner. Many thousands of Russians are fleeing the country, trying to avoid being drafted to fight in the war.

Prepping Vlad Clap Back

How the US might respond to a Russian nuclear attack in Ukraine

As concerns grow over Russian President Vladimir Putin's nuclear saber rattling amid continued losses in Ukraine, what a U.S. response would look like has become an increasingly urgent question. U.S. officials since the start of Russia's attack on Ukraine have stressed there are plans being developed to counter a range of moves by Moscow, but...

Brits Love Dirty Talk & So Does TKC

Tracey Cox reveals which top 7 sex fantasies will bring you closer

Tracey Cox ranked the top 7 sex fantasies on how risky they are for relationships Having secret sex with someone else as well as threesomes included in the list Tracey also outlines thoughts on romantic and BDSM-centred sex fantasies Sexual fantasies and real-life sex exist on different planes: very few survive the transition from the perfect world of our imagination to the imperfect world of reality.

Losing, We'll Remember The Losing

What will you remember most about the 2022 Royals?

Another season of Royals baseball is coming to a close and, such as in the previous six seasons, the Royals will be watching the postseason from home. But even in non-competitive seasons, there are always things to remember.

Paddy Earns Another Prize

Patrick Mahomes is the AFC offensive player of the week - ProFootballTalk

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had a strong outing against the Buccaneers on Sunday.Now he's received an honor for the performance.Mahomes has been named the AFC offensive player of the week after he threw for 249 yards with three touchdowns - including his brilliant pass to running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire.Mahomes also rushed for 34 yards in [more]

The Dotte Brews Successfully

Community-focused coffee shop opens in Argentine neighborhood of KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A local, faith-based, nonprofit recently surveyed young people in the Argentine neighborhood about what kind of business their community needed. The resounding response was a coffee shop. Now Grounded Sole coffee shop has opened with a goal of not only being a great starting point for a day, but for a professional future.

Sneak Peek: Lady Soccer Eat Out

KC Current, Rye restaurant owners team up for new stadium food, drinks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Current is partnering with the owners of a local restaurant to shape food and beverage options at the team's new stadium. The team has named Colby and Megan Garrelts, owners of Rye, as chef-partners.

Forecast For Now . . . 

Sunshine and a warmer afternoon expected for Wednesday


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