Kansas City Monday Shout: Stupid Economy, Warning Shots, Local Ballot & Eclipse

Right now hottie diva Maddie inspires our Monday peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines . . .

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Tough To Escape Rising American Crime

KC couple still waiting on belongings after moving across the country

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Anyone who has moved understands how stressful it can be to find a moving company. Tanessa Kenny and her husband, Evan Pilkington were in that boat this past May before they settled on a company. "They had excellent reviews; the website seemed really professional.


Progressives Spin Votes

Breaking down the Kansas City ballot

This election, residents of Kansas City, Missouri, will weigh in on several hot-button topics on the statewide ballot, including marijuana legalization and KCPD funding. There's also several ballot issues for local voters that are not as flashy, but could have big impacts on the city's finances for years to come.


NO HORSEPLAY!!!

KCMO woman offers refuge to horses during fire near I-470, Raytown Road

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As an afternoon fire near Interstate 470 and Raytown Road pushed north toward Bannister Road, owners of horses in the area packed up their animals to escape the rolling waves of smoke headed their way. "All of a sudden, adrenaline was pumping and we were trying to figure out what the game plan was," Tori O'Dell said.


Hottie Shares New Song

Madison Beer has released a new single, 'Showed Me (How I Fell In Love With You)' | Dork

Madison Beer continues to establish the body of her next full-length project with her brand new single, ' Showed Me (How I Fell In Love With You) '. The track arrived today, October 14th, via Epic/Sing It Loud following its premiere on BBC Radio 1 yesterday.


Old School Prez Confronts Critics

Biden, who is less than a month away from turning 80, said it's 'totally legitimate' for voters to question whether he can serve a second term

Joe Biden said it's "totally legitimate" for people to question whether he is too old for a second term. Biden, who will turn 80 in November, has signaled his intention to seek reelection in 2024. Questions loom regarding who among America's aging leaders will make a presidential bid in 2024.


Scribe Shuns MAGA

Woodward says Trump 'dangerous' and 'a threat to democracy'

Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward said on Sunday that he considers former President Trump "dangerous" and a threat to both democracy and the presidency. Woodward is promoting a forthcoming audiobook titled "The Trump Tapes: Bob Woodward's Twenty Interviews with President Donald Trump," which includes the full audio of his 20 one-on-one interviews with the former...


Talker Shares Too Much

Tucker Carlson lashes out at GOP campaign chief in irate private call

An irate Tucker Carlson phoned Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), chairman of the House Republican campaign committee, with an ultimatum on Friday: Either reveal which staff member took a swipe at Carlson's son, a Capitol Hill aide, in an article about internal House GOP politicking - or the Fox host would assume Emmer himself was to blame for the quote.


REMINDER: MONEY TALKS!!!

Left to Democrats: It's the economy, stupid

Progressives are urging Democrats to lean more heavily into the economy in the last weeks before the midterms, arguing the party needs a course correction from its effort to motivate voters through warnings over abortion rights and a GOP beholden to former President Trump. The plea for a sharper focus comes as recent polling has...


Fighting Dirty?!?

Russia defense chief makes unfounded claims of Kyiv ready to use 'dirty bomb'

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Sunday had telephone calls with his French, British and Turkish counterparts in which he made unfounded claims that Ukraine might be preparing to use a "dirty bomb," according to Russian readouts of the conversations.



Far East Face/Off

North and South Korea trade warning shots on maritime border

South Korea's military fired warning shots at a North Korean ship before dawn on Monday, saying the vessel had crossed the disputed maritime border, prompting the North to return warning fire, state and local media reported.


China Rising Right Now

Xi Jinping's party is just getting started

Comparing Xi Jinping to Mao Zedong is "inane", scoffs Rebecca Karl, a professor of Chinese History at New York University. "If you're going to compare two people, it has to reveal something. It's like comparing Putin to Stalin or Liz Truss to Margaret Thatcher." At first glance, the parallels are striking.


Starshine Fall For The Win???

October's solar eclipse will have a 'wild' impact on your money and sex life

October's eclipse in dramatic Scorpio promises a wild ride. Unpredictable and erratic, eclipses spark major turning points, and if the eclipse happens to link with a personal placement in your chart, it won't go unnoticed. And if it happens to trigger your sun, moon or rising sign, you can bet a crossroad, crisis or change with a capital "C" is on the cards.


Gentle Touch In Party Place

Westport business owner battling breast cancer offers mobile mammograms

A Westport business owner is using her journey with breast cancer to help other women detect the disease, during this Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Erin's Forecast For Now . . . 

FORECAST: Moderate to heavy rainfall expected in Kansas City on Monday

Widespread moderate to heavy rainfall is expected to kick in between 9am - 12pm and then last through all evening plans. A good soaking of rainfall is expected with 1-2" of much need moisture.

The Rudeboyz, Maluma, Adam Levine - Ojal√° is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.

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