Kansas City Monday: Local Holiday Hiring Starts, Prez Midterm Debate & Russia Attacks

Right now, once again for Monday, hottie Demi inspires our peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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X-mas Cash Check . . . 

UPS hiring 2,000 seasonal workers in Kansas City area ahead of holidays

If you're looking to make some extra cash for the upcoming holiday season, UPS wants to hire you. They're looking for around 2,000 seasonal workers in the Kansas City area. KMBC 9 stopped by a hiring event this week to find out what the company needs to make sure everyone gets their gifts on time.

Burning Sensation Monday

Fire damages 2 homes in Kansas City, Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A fire damaged two homes overnight in the 2300 block of Askew in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department was called to the block around 1:45 a.m. Firefighters say the fire started in one home and then spread to a house just to the north of it.

Show-Me Weed Double Take

Two perspectives on Missouri's legal marijuana amendment

In just a few weeks, Missouri voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana, but some supporters of legal weed says the amendment on November's ballot is not the way to do it. Up To Date host Steve Kraske spoke with John Payne, campaign manager for Legal MO 2022, to discuss the specifics of how the Missouri marijuana industry would change under this initiative, and with state Rep.

Rock Chalk Drug Talk

As election looms, Kansas Republicans rally around fentanyl crisis - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - At national and local levels, Kansas Republicans are rallying around the issue of battling fentanyl to win over voters in a close race. During Wednesday's GOP rally in Topeka, U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall told the crowd that, unlike Gov. Laura Kelly, Attorney General Derek Schmidt would take fentanyl off the streets.

This Store Should've Been Called Pancho's Panchos!!!

Pancho's Blanket working to keep Latin culture alive, give back to community through Mexican garments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Brothers Jonathan and Joseph Garvey are designing a new way to appreciate their culture with Pancho's Blanket . "Pancho's Blanket is a clothing brand," Jonathan Garvey said. "We sell garments that are ethical and hand-made in Mexico."

Brits Still Celebrate Hotness

Demi Rose branded a 'goddess' as she wows in tiny thong and bra for racy snaps

Demi Rose has left fans speechless with her recent Instagram post where she was branded a "goddess". The OnlyFans beauty amazed her 19.9 million followers as she looked like an ethereal princess posing in a sizzling baby pink lingerie set.

Prez Biden Builds Hope

Biden contends a 'historic manufacturing boom' is underway - and can act as a bulwark for American democracy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden is working to create a manufacturing revival - even helping to put factory jobs in Republican territory under the belief it can restore faith in U.S. democracy. The Micron investment announcement represented a commitment in a Republican congressional district that Biden and the company credited to the recently enacted $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act.

Even Libs Don't Like White House

ABC correspondent claims people don't want Biden around for midterm elections

ABC senior national correspondent Terry Moran was less confident about the Democratic Party's candidates this November during "This Week" Sunday. The main topic was the 2022 midterm elections which are less than one month away and could decide which political party will control Congress.

Commander-In-Chief Sends Message Of Support Loud & Clear

Biden condemns Russia missile strikes, reinforces support for Ukraine

President Biden on Monday condemned the Russian military's missile strikes in Kyiv and multiple regions of Ukraine, reiterating the United States' commitment to supporting Ukraine amid the escalating war. "These attacks only further reinforce our commitment to stand with the people of Ukraine for as long as it takes.

MAGA Might Make Case

Trump Mar-a-Lago case latest to land on Supreme Court's 'shadow docket'

The Supreme Court is expected this week to make a ruling on whether the government can start to review the documents seized from former President Trump's home in its criminal investigation, a case it agreed to take under its so-called "shadow docket."

Swallowing Critique

A Comedian Was Heckled By A Trump Supporter And Had A Beer Can Thrown At Her - Then She Chugged It

Elias said she was overcome with adrenaline, but she was determined to finish her set - if only to hit her final punchline which is printed on some of the merchandise she sells after her show. "I was like, Well, I mean, I still want to make extra money tonight so I have to do the joke!"

MAGA Makes Friends???

'Trump is the man': trial paints a White House plagued by foreign influence

rump is the man," Thomas "Tom" Barrack, a wealthy investor friend of Donald Trump's, wrote to someone in a foreign government, in 2016, as Trump's likelihood of being named the Republican nominee for president began to become a certainty. Barrack added, cryptically, that someone called "HH" should be ready to travel.

GOP Vs. The Don Again

Jeb Bush Fires Back at Trump's Call to Probe His Dead Father

2016 Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush fired back at Donald Trump's calls to investigate his late father, former President George H.W. Bush. At a rally Sunday evening in Arizona, Trump claimed that George H.W. Bush "took millions and millions of documents to a former bowling alley pieced together with what was then an old and broken Chinese restaurant."

Explaining Conservative Slap Fighting

A New Documentary Gives Us a Glimpse Into the Lincoln Project's Hypocrisy

The thing is, she's right - Trump begat Dobbs, which killed Roe - and her logic underscores the limits of the Lincoln Project's grand ambitions and sweeping rhetoric. "Today, the dividing line in American politics is not between conservatives and liberals.

Vlad Steps Up Bombing

Shock and horror after Russia's wave of strikes across Ukraine

For those of us who were here when Russia's full-scale invasion began in February, there's an element of déjà vu. We've been told to spend as much time as we can in the basement, as further attacks, using missiles and drones, are expected.

Far East Pandemic Redux

China imposes lockdowns as COVID-19 surges after holiday

BEIJING -- Chinese cities were imposing fresh lockdowns and travel restrictions after the number of new daily COVID-19 cases tripled during a weeklong holiday, ahead of a major Communist Party meeting in Beijing next week. The latest lockdown started Monday in Fenyang city in northern China's Shanxi province after a preliminary positive case was found in citywide testing the previous day, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

Kansas City Voting Suggestions Framed As 'Guidance' For Gullible Peeps

KC Election Guide: What Voters Need to Know About the 2022 Ballot

Missouri's General Election ballot is chock-full of important issues and candidates to consider. For Kansas City voters, three KC-specific ballot questions also merit attention. Questions 1 and 2 are bond measures to upgrade pools and parks, to renovate the Kansas City Convention Center and to help fund more affordable housing.

Go On Cowtown Java Trip

KC's Discover Coffee Tours brew business in international coffee tourism

A coffee tasting setup for Panama varieties. // Courtesy of Wendy Eaton How do you take your morning cup of coffee? With a splash of cream and honey to sweeten? A shot of espresso? Perhaps an iced latte is more your speed? Whatever suits your fancy, coffee is a familiar ritual in many people's lives.

Staying In South Side 

A place to stay in downtown Martin City: Decorator opens AirBnB

If you're looking for a location landmark, "Right across from Jess and Jim's" in Martin City is a pretty good one. Every carnivore in the metro area knows the famous steakhouse. And right across the street is the Little Green Acre. A century old, the clapboard structure was built to serve as a stopover station for railroad workers.

Kansas Loves Indie Icon

Photos: Ani DiFranco at Liberty Hall

Ani DiFranco/ // phot by Chris Ortiz Ani DiFranco with Jess Nolan Liberty Hall Saturday, October 8 Alt-folk artist Ani DiFranco took to the Liberty Hall stage Saturday night for a show that saw her debut a new song, "Baby Roe," as well as a couple getting engaged in the audience.

Katie Weather Monday . . . 

Sunny and warm to start off your week, before rain chances move in

Today: Sunny & Warm, 81°۰ S 10-20 mphChiefs Game: Mostly cloudy 70's.Tuesday: IMPACT DAY: Few showers /storms early Tuesday morning mainly east of I-35. Tuesday afternoon, sunny & warm 80. Very windy: S 20 g35 mph.Wednesday: IMPACT DAY: Early morning (midnight-5 AM) Strong-severe storms with 60 mph gusts possible & small hail.

The Black Angels - Empires Falling is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.