Kansas City News Cloud: Tulsi Quits, Hunter Redux & MAGA Fatigue

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Cowtown Boozy Achievement

Tap List | Trio of KC Breweries Medal At Great American Beer Fest

This past weekend saw the return of the Great American Beer Festival after a two-year hiatus imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This year's event in Denver, Colorado, attracted entries for more than 9,000 beers split across nearly 180 categories from more than 2,100 breweries.

Courthouse Double Take

Legislator Theresa Galvin challenging incumbent Frank White in Jackson County Executive race

Two veteran Jackson County politicians will square off next month in the race for Jackson County Executive.Jackson County Legislator Theresa Galvin is challenging incumbent Frank White.Galvin said as a Republican, she had to have support from seven Democrats and fellow legislators to be chosen chair and vice-chair of the legislature."The

Show-Me Pricey Weed Cleaning

Court says cost of clearing pot convictions in Missouri could top $6.5 million

JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Supreme Court needs nearly $7 million to pay for the cost of erasing past marijuana-related convictions as part of a budget request submitted to Gov. Mike Parson earlier this month. The money would only be budgeted if Missouri voters approve a question on the Nov.

Kansas Foster Fight

Following KCTV5 report, lawmakers move to keep family together

Following KCTV5's investigation into the Kansas foster care system, state lawmakers are now taking action.

Rock Chalk Heartbreak

Report says KU's Jalon Daniels has potentially season ending injury, QB doesn't rule out return

An electric 2022 season for KU Football took a big hit on Tuesday. A reporter from the Lawrence Journal-World says Quarterback Jalon Daniels is out for the rest of the season. The quarterback himself though doesn't want to rule out a 2022 return.

EmRata Doubles Down

Emily Ratajkowski Seemingly Comes Out As Bi in New TikTok Video

Emily Ratajkowski Seemingly Comes Out As Bi in New TikTok Video Another day, another proud owner of a green velvet couch is making themselves known! Just in time for National Coming Out Day, in a recently posted video to her TikTok account, model and actress Emily Ratajkowski seemingly came out as bisexual, showing the world that she is part of the green velvet couch brigade.

Prez Backs First Son

Joe Biden says Hunter is 'on the straight and narrow,' denies alleged gun crime

President Biden said Tuesday that his son Hunter Biden is "on the straight and narrow" and denied his offspring committed a gun-purchase crime that the US attorney in Delaware reportedly is considering charging.

Fox News Alt. Take . . .

Democrats' mainstream path versus MAGA Republicans' extremism

This November, Americans have a choice between a Democratic Party that puts people over politics to protect reproductive freedom, lower costs, and make our communities safer - and a Republican Party that plays politics with people's lives and is ripping away fundamental freedoms and undermining democracy. This election is about mainstream versus MAGA.

The Mooch Questions The Don

Scaramucci: 'MAGA fatigue' exists within Republican Party

( NewsNation) - With the midterm elections just weeks away, the economy, abortion and crime continue to be primary concerns for voters. While appearing on NewsNation's "CUOMO" on Monday evening, former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said the GOP should have marshaled better candidates in the midterms, but still expects a victory happening for the party.

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Tulsi Gabbard quits Democratic party, attacking 'elitist cabal of warmongers'

The former congresswoman and 2020 presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard has announced her departure from the Democratic party, calling it an "elitist cabal of warmongers". In a video announcement posted to Twitter, she said: "I can no longer remain in today's Democratic party that is under the complete control of an elitist cabal of warmongers who are driven by cowardly wokeness, who divide us by racializing every issue and stoking anti-white racism."

GOP Winning Streak Rules

Exclusive: McConnell outlines plans to become longest-serving Senate party leader while confronting midterm 'cliffhanger' | CNN Politics

It's become a throwaway line at former President Donald Trump's campaign rallies: GOP senators must boot Mitch McConnell from the leadership position he's held longer than any Republican in American history.

Rolling With Waves Of Change

Israel and Lebanon agree 'historic' maritime border deal, US says

Israel and Lebanon have made an "historic breakthrough" and agreed to establish a permanent maritime border between them, the US president says. A finalised deal would allow the neighbours, which remain formally at war, to exploit natural gas fields under the Mediterranean Sea.

Historic Nuke Connection

The U.S. ties itself closer to Kyiv as top officials see echoes of Cuba

U.S. lawmakers, meanwhile, are invoking Ukraine as they moved to punish Saudi Arabia for an OPEC oil production cut that could help Russia and deepen an energy crisis that is already testing the resolve of the Western alliance.

Reassurance Whilst Plagued By Doubt

U.S. is tracking several omicron subvariants, but new boosters should offer protection, White House says

People should get their new booster by Halloween so they have protection by the time families gather for Thanksgiving, Dr. Ashish Jha said.

Lady Liberty Wide Open Again

The Statue of Liberty's Crown reopens for the first time in more than 2 years

(CNN) - The public can once again enter the crown portion of the Statue of Liberty -- the first time since it closed its doors in March 2020 because the Covid-19 pandemic, a spokesperson told CNN. While portions of the Statue of Liberty gradually reopened throughout the pandemic, the crown was kept off limits for more than two and a half years until Tuesday.

Cheater Shares Good Times

I love my partner but don't want sex with him. Should I feel guilty about my 25 years of casual flings?

I am a woman in a long-term relationship with the father of our two young adult daughters. He If you would like advice from Pamela on sexual matters, send us a brief description of your concerns to private.lives@theguardian.com (please don't send attachments). Each week, Pamela chooses one problem to answer, which will be published online.

B-List Loves Home Team

The famous fans you'll find at Arrowhead Stadium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rob Riggle spent one long January day in 2019 trekking through snow and ice in Iceland to get to a remote location to film an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls." At one point, he climbed a 40-foot ice wall.

Sharing Local Spin

Tuesday Tunes: DJ Q and DJ Rocky Montana

DJ Q has been a disc jockey in Kansas City for about 15 years - long enough for his DJing to evolve because of technology. "When I first started, we were looking at vinyl records, Technics 1200 needles, you know the whole nine," he said. "Now we just don't use that stuff anymore."

Meet The New Boss???

The big list of managerial candidates

The Royals dismissed manager Mike Matheny after three seasons that culminated in a disappointing 65-97 season this year. General Manager J.J. Picollo seemed to indicate it would be a deliberative process with an emphasis on looking for someone with good communication skills.

Local Love For Diva Coming Soon

KC Broadway season to kick off next month with Aretha Franklin tribute

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Broadway season in Kansas City will kick off in November with the North American debut of "R.E.S.P.E.C.T.," a tribute to music legend Aretha Franklin. PNC Broadway in Kansas City announced the show's Kauffman Center premiere in a Tuesday afternoon release. Attendees can experience the magic of Franklin's most-loved classics Nov.

Forecast For Now . . . 

FORECAST: Storms possible going into Wednesday

A Storm Track 5 Weather Alert has been posted for the next 24 hours for the KC metro due to storm impacts. We are tracking an 80% chance for showers and thunderstorms. The timeframe for the majority of the storms will be overnight through sunrise Wednesday. Heavy rainfall, rumbles, and dime-sized hail are expected.

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