Kansas City Collection: Voters Back Po-Po, JoCo Votes & Prez Misspeaks Again

A bit of a double take on local news . . .

Just as we reported this morning . . .


Moreover . . . 

The midterm elections are looking kinda bleak for our progressive friends. 

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Survey Seyz Defund Police Stays Losing

FOX4/Emerson poll gives insight into Missouri amendment on KC police funding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - We're getting our first and only look at polling for Missouri's Amendment 4 that deals with funding for the Kansas City Police Department. In the same poll that found support for Missouri's Republican U.S.

Cash For NextGen Up For Vote

Children's Services Fund up for renewal in Jackson County election

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Voters in Jackson County, Missouri, will decide whether to renew a sales tax to pay for the Children's Services Fund during the 2022 general election. The fund provides money to agencies across the county that support children's mental health, emotional and social well-being.

Pandemic Cont'd In Newspaper

COVID cases remain steady around Kansas City as hospitalizations go up slightly

Cases are no longer falling in the Kansas City area, with numbers staying relatively steady over the past few weeks. Hospitalizations are up slightly around the metro, with death counts still very low.

Golden Ghetto Rocks Vote

Johnson County advance voting numbers outpacing August primary

OLATHE, Kan. (KCTV) - Voter turnout in Kansas could be even higher than in the August elections, according to the Johnson County Election Office. Fred Sherman, the Johnson County Election Commissioner, said more than 50,000 people had already cast advance ballots in the county.

Playoff Season Hype Starts Too

The Chiefs' third-down success makes them a Super Bowl contender

During the time I have been watching the Kansas City Chiefs at a deeper level, I have always looked for statistical trends. I love looking at where the Chiefs rank in statistical categories - and then compare that to what successful NFL teams have previously done.

Local Autumn Economic Boom

IN the Know: Everything That's Opened in the Last Month (November Edition) - In Kansas City

We're all about local at IN Kansas City, so we keep close tabs on the constantly evolving local business scene. Whether you're searching for a new restaurant to try, a place to update your wardrobe, a spot to find home decor or artwork, or a nightlife experience, we've got the latest on what's new in...

Newsflash: Everybody Wears Underwear

Leni Klum speaks out on controversial lingerie photo shoot with mom Heidi Klum: 'We had an amazing time'

Leni Klum is commenting on the backlash she and her mom, Heidi Klum, received after their mother-daughter lingerie photo shoot. Following the photo shoot, fans flocked to the comment section of the post calling it "very disturbing" and "weird." Leni, 18, clarified at her mother's annual Halloween party that she is not paying attention to the haters.

Prez Speech Packed With Misinformation

Biden again wrongly says son Beau died in Iraq in stumbling Florida speech

President Biden incorrectly said during a stump speech Tuesday that his late son Beau lost his life while serving in Iraq - at least the second time in a matter of weeks the commander-in-chief has made the false claim.

MAGA Saved By Right-Wing Judge

Chief Justice John Roberts puts temporary hold on release of Trump's tax returns | CNN Politics

Chief Justice John Roberts agreed to temporarily put on hold a lower court order requiring the release of former President Donald Trump's tax returns by the Internal Revenue Service to a Democratic-led House committee.

Hater Time Tough Talk For Haterz

Violent rhetoric is making America a dangerous place

Pay attention: Political divisiveness in our country is threatening to destroy our way of life. No one is safe in an America where violent political rhetoric is transformed into real-life attacks. To verbally spew hate is repugnant, but to convert that hate into vicious acts of violence is a horrific sign of just how badly our society has eroded.

MAGA Leads Misinfo?!?

Donald Trump joins the Paul Pelosi conspiracy caucus | CNN Politics

Just days removed from the assault on Paul Pelosi, Donald Trump is throwing in his lot with the conspiracy caucus on what actually happened in the attack.

App Crackdown Cont'd

FCC Commissioner urges US government to ban TikTok

The U.S. should ban the video-sharing app TikTok to protect the private data of American citizens, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said Tuesday. Carr, one of the five commissioners who lead the FCC, argued in an interview with Axios that there is no way to have "sufficient confidence" that Americans' data on the app is not being sent back to Beijing and the Chinese Communist Party.

Far East Tech Trouble Emerges

Workers flee China's biggest iPhone factory over Covid outbreak | CNN Business

Foxconn, one of Apple's largest suppliers, is wrestling with major disruption at its biggest iPhone assembly factory in China, as anxious workers reportedly flee the facility, according to social media videos. The Taiwanese company is racing to control a Covid outbreak at its campus in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou.

Drone Wars Emerge

Could Ukraine's drone attack on Russian ships herald a new type of warfare?

It had all the thrill of a daring commando raid, filmed live. But Saturday's dawn raid on Russia's Black Sea fleet at Sevastopol was not carried out by elite soldiers, but by 16 drones, nine in the air and seven at sea - prompting questions as to whether the attack represented a revolutionary moment in the history of warfare.

No Double Trouble For Hottie

Golf sensation Paige Spiranac was asked how she swings with such 'big boobs'

Paige Spiranac's was once quizzed on how she manages to swing a golf club while possessing such massive cleavage. The golf star's shot to stardom in recent years on social media where her saucy snaps have seen her overtake the sport's biggest stars Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy on the list of most Instagram followers.

Meet New Weatherman

KSHB 41 Kansas City names Mike Nicco as Chief Meteorologist

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mike Nicco, raised in Missouri and a University of Kansas graduate, has been hired as the next chief meteorologist for KSHB 41. Nicco replaces Gary Lezak, who is retiring on Dec. 1, 2022 . "Following a several-months long, nationwide search, we are excited to welcome Mike back home," KSHB/KMCI vice-president and general manager Kathleen Choal said Tuesday.

Ask Middle-Class Lady . . . 

Leawood mom starts mental health podcast to help other parents

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - One Kansas City area mom has debuted a new podcast. It's designed to help other parents know they're not alone on the difficult journey of mental health. It's called the "Just a Mom podcast", and it's exactly what you would expect, just a mom meeting parents, her peers, where they're at - talking about mental health and getting questions answered.

Celebrate Meth Town Heroes

Hometown veterans being honored with banners at Independence Square

As November begins, the Kansas City area is preparing for Veterans Day. Work is underway at Independence Square to show support for several local heroes. Independence, Missouri firefighter Chad Sappenfield served his country as well as his community. "Chad always had a really strong mission to help others.

Where Do White People Party In Waldo??? Here:

The heart of Waldo gets an event space

As holiday party season approaches, event spaces are in demand. The Telegraph takes a look at some new and viable options for gatherings in south KC. The 75th Street Event Space, 214 W 75 St., has an 1800 square foot open venue with additional space for catering, a 1920s vintage drawing room, large tiled bathrooms, and a spacious bridal suite that can also be rented out for small parties.

Gentrification At Least Offers Free Candy

Scare-It Halloween

Scare-It Halloween hosted car-free trick-or-treating on Gladstone Boulevard on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022 for nearly 8,000 children and families. Want ...

Cowtown Mixes It Up

Chingu/Sura Eats' Keeyoung Kim discusses visions of a thriving multi-cultural hub in The Pitch Questionnaire

Keeyoung Kim. // Courtesy Keeyoung Kim Keeyoung Kim has been establishing himself as a member of the Kansas City community since he moved here in 2015. He owns Sura Eats, located inside Parlor KC, and he is currently in the process of opening Chingu, a bar and restaurant in Westport with a coffee extension in West Plaza.

Forecast For This Week . . . 

Wednesday will be mostly sunny, highs in the upper 70s


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