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Rolling With Higher Rates

Kansas City-area car market not immune to impacts of interest rate hike

MERRIAM, Kan. - The car market in the Kansas City area is not immune to the latest federal rate hike. On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by 0.75%. Still, local car dealerships and shops know the importance of vehicles. "A car is definitely an essential," said James Byrd, with Personalized Auto.

Nearby Blaze Tonight

Inter City firefighter injured while battling grass fires in Blue Summit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A firefighter with the Inter City Fire Protection District was injured Wednesday night while helping with multiple grass fires. The fire department said the two fires were located at E. 13th and Truman Avenue and in the 900 block of Blue ridge.

Fishy Downtown Eco-Devo

Blue Sushi pushes back Kansas City Power & Light District opening to January - Kansas City Business Journal

Blue Sushi Sake Grill plans to open in January in a vacant Kansas City Power & Light District building. Omaha-based owner Flagship Restaurant Group announced in February that the location would replace Drunken Fish sometime in 2022. A Flagship spokeswoman confirmed this week that the sushi restaurant now is targeting a mid- to late January opening at 101 E.

Baller Give Best

Kadarius Toney: Feels good to feel wanted, looking forward to opportunity with Chiefs - ProFootballTalk

Wide receiver Kadarius Toney practiced with the Chiefs for the first time since being traded to the AFC West leaders last week and shared his reaction to the trade that landed him in Kansas City.Toney was a Giants first-round pick in 2021, but had an injury-plagued rookie season and never seemed to be a big [more]

Late Night Snack

Dish & Drink KC: Wiener Kitchen chorizo, Bay Boy's Cuban sandwich, and Hummus & Pita's take on Middle Eastern fare

Wiener Kitchen is one of those unique food joints with a short and impactful menu that keeps you on your toes. The ingredients may seem familiar, but the deli-style shop manages to combine them in a way that is completely original and unexpected.

Reading Angela's Assets

Sex icon wanted to be adult star - and is now a millionaire

Angela White is one of porn's biggest stars - and she knew she wanted to enter the industry . . . Now dubbed the "Meryl Streep of Porn", the 37-year-old Australian moved to America once she turned 18 and now she's gone from one success to another.

Pundit To White House: Please Stop

George Will pleads with Dems not to run 'past his prime' Biden, 'unqualified' Harris

Columnist George Will pleaded with President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in a ​blistering op-ed to ditch a 2024 run, deeming them both unqualified and warning that such a ticket could result in former President Donald Trump returning to the White House.

Chief Twit Seems Cautious

Elon Musk clarifies that Donald Trump and other banned accounts won't be allowed back on Twitter before the midterm elections, if at all

Elon Musk said banned Twitter accounts will not be allowed back for "at least a few more weeks." This means that former president Donald Trump will not be on Twitter before the midterm elections. Trump was suspended from Twitter in January 2021 after the Capitol riot for inciting violence.

Preying Upon Losers?!?

'Predatory gambling' has helped the lottery reach sky-high jackpot, critics say

Nearly three months after a Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania won the $200 million cash prize, the game's jackpot has increased to a now-estimated $1.2 billion. The estimated total is the second-largest prize in Powerball history and the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history, according to Powerball's website.

Rocketman Raises Alarms

North Korean missile launch triggers evacuation warnings in Japan | CNN

North Korea fired at least one unidentified ballistic missile on Thursday, that Japan said flew over its main island, landing in the Pacific Ocean, and South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said landed in waters off the east of the peninsula.

Hip-Hop Tragedy Postscript

Houston police are searching for witnesses after rapper Takeoff's killing

Houston police are looking for witnesses in Tuesday's fatal shooting of 28-year-old rapper Takeoff. Kirshnik Khari Ball, known professionally as Takeoff, rose to stardom as one of three members of Grammy-nominated rap group Migos. Ball died early Tuesday morning after gunshots were fired following a party at a Houston bowling alley.

Lockdowns Ruin Lives

Father blames China's COVID policy for son's death that sparked online anger

BEIJING, Nov 2 (Reuters) - The father of a 3-year-old boy who died on Tuesday from carbon monoxide poisoning in northwest China said strict COVID-19 policies "indirectly killed" his son by causing delays obtaining treatment, in a case that has sparked social media outrage.

Weekend Already Starts

11 Things To Do This Weekend in KC, November 3-6

Here are eleven great things to do in Kansas City the weekend of November 3-6, including Kevin Hart comedy tour, a gallery opening, and whiskey expo. The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy Playing on the beloved Addams family, this new musical embraces the wackiness of family.

Awesome Autumn Forecast Cont'd

A warm and windy Thursday ahead


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