Kansas City News Lounge: Democratic Party Coal Crisis, Local Hikes & MAGA 2024

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Kansas City History Explored

Want to explore Pendleton Heights? Start with this beginner's guide to the neighborhood

After Quality Hill - the historic district situated on 200-foot-high bluffs overlooking West Bottoms - Pendleton Heights is Kansas City's second oldest residentially-designed neighborhood. If you've spent much time there, you know the area is teeming with Victorian houses, notable landmarks, parks and community gardens - not to mention diverse food options and markets.

Dangerous Road Ahead

Driving While High: Difficult to Measure, Harder to Enforce

Fear lingered on her deceased daughter's face. Anna Hixon tried to touch up her "baby girl's" makeup before the funeral. She wanted her skin tone to appear natural, the ivory hue of Kayla Whitney before she died at 22. On Oct. 11, 2021, the car her daughter was riding in slammed into a light pole in Kansas City.

Tribute To Hero Debuts

Regional Police Academy places plaque for NKC Officer Daniel Vasquez on Fallen Officers wall

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Officers from former North Kansas City police officer Daniel Vasquez's Regional Police Academy graduating class and cadets from two current academy classes were in attendance Friday as a plaque recognizing Vasquez was placed on the academy's Fallen Officers wall.

Show-Me Suspect Payback

Missouri con artist back in jail after defrauding customers more than $269,000

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Contractor Jerry "Shane" Fellers has a new mugshot and a new home: The Detention Center in Norman, Oklahoma. Fellers, who FOX4 Problem Solvers has warned people about for more than a year, was locked back up in Oklahoma for violating the terms of his probation on a fraud conviction there.

Cowtown Walkabout

262: Urban Hikes KC

On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, we're joined by Lisa Peña and Jenny Hines of Urban Hikes KC, a walking tour company helping you explore around downtown Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan. The guides have 13 tours, some of them seasonal, and recently added a Hilly Historic Northeast tour and even a bike tour!

Golden Era Of Publishing Well Remembered

The Oral History of Nuts TV, the Pinnacle of Lad Culture Television

Glamour models, baked beans and Paul Daniels - here's the definitive account of the anarchic apex of lads mag entertainment. Whatever you come to think of Nuts TV, and you will come to think something about Nuts TV by the end of this, it was one of a kind.

Prez Castigates Coal

Biden says coal plants 'all across America' will be shut down, replaced with wind and solar

President Biden said Friday that coal plants are too expensive to operate, and "we're going to be shutting these plants down all across America" in order to shift to wind power in a comment that drew criticism from the Republican National Committee.

Fossils Fight

'Offensive and disgusting': Manchin unloads on Biden over coal comment

"No one is building new coal plants because they can't rely on it, even if they have all the coal guaranteed for the rest of their existence of the plant. So it's going to become a wind generation," Biden added. "We're going to be shutting these plants down all across America and having wind and solar."

Exit Survey Seyz???

What early voting data can and cannot tell us | CNN Politics

Early voting has surged in some of the key states for this year's midterm elections. But Michael McDonald, the University of Florida political scientist known for tracking early voting data, predicts turnout will fall below the highs seen in 2018.

GOP Stampede Ahead

The Complete Republican Blowout Victory? How and Why it Could Happen

Despite Democrats' best efforts to shift the national conversation from the failing U.S. economy to abortion access and their crusade against MAGA voters, the red wave of GOP victories nationally is undoubtedly making landfall this November.

Even CNN Disputes White House

Fact check: Biden's midterms message includes false and misleading claims | CNN Politics

President Joe Biden has been back on the campaign trail, traveling in October and early November to deliver his pitch for electing Democrats in the midterm elections on Tuesday.

Iran From Tech Bombs

Iran acknowledges drone shipments to Russia before Ukraine war

Nov 5 (Reuters) - Iran acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that it had supplied Moscow with drones but said they were sent before the war in Ukraine, where Russia has used drones to target power stations and civilian infrastructure.


Scoop: Trump team eyes Nov. 14 announcement to kick off 2024 presidential run

Former President Trump's inner circle is discussing announcing the launch of a 2024 presidential campaign on Nov. 14 - with the official announcement possibly followed by a multi-day series of political events, according to three sources familiar with the sensitive discussions.

Ur Phone Makes U Dumb

Can we just be honest? It's time to ghost social media and the billionaires who run it.

I think it's time. Grab only what you can carry and meet me outside. We're leaving social media. We tried. We failed. Let's just move on and laugh about this later. Why, you ask? Good question.But keep packing while I explain.

COVID Killed Careers

Whether it's 'soft lifers' or 'quiet quitters' COVID created a new workforce

Strip away all the bot-generated content and social media - or more specifically, trending content on social media - can be used as an insightful window into the cultural mood.

Pop Diva Dances Amid Working-Class

Pink Forces Grocery Store Shoppers to Have Fun in New 'Never Gonna Not Dance Again' Music Video

Pink takes her legendary stage presence from the stadium to the supermarket in her new music video, "Never Gonna Not Dance Again." "One thing I'm never gonna do is throw away my dancin' shoes," the 43-year-old performer declares on the catchy, upbeat track, released Friday.

Ace Earns Yet Another Chance

Report: Zack Greinke Expected to Return to Royals in 2023

The Kansas City Royals only have one pending free agent on their roster, and the odds of him coming back are increasing. A recent report from Jon Heyman of the New York Post indicates that right-hander Zack Greinke is expected to return to baseball for another season in 2023.

Cowtown Gear Shares Backstory

'This is our era': How one local streetwear brand got the ball rolling for an exclusive KC Comets collab

Soccer fans can kick off their weekend with a one-day-only sale of a limited-edition apparel collaboration between Kansas City's premier indoor soccer team and its top streetwear brand, said Vu Radley.

Savor Fading Middle-Class

The Classic Cookie and Wild Rose Bistro Pair Well in Waldo

Bryan Sparks and The Classic Cookie in Waldo go way back. At age 11, he was scooping cookie dough with his mom, who was a server there. Now he and his wife Hailey Sparks and their business partner Anthony Quirarte have revamped this mainstay into a bakery by day and a locally sourced restaurant by night.

Tasty Foodie Dump

Food Critics: The best dumplings and dough-wrapped dishes in Kansas City in 2022

What is a dumpling? It's a broad class of dishes that consist of pieces of dough often wrapped around a filling. Many wonderful culinary traditions and cuisines, found in cultures around the world, fall into this category. "Dumplings, to me, bring to mind dim sum and Chinese dumplings," says Liz Cook, a writer for .

Katie's Forecast . . .

Rainy start to Saturday, but a clear afternoon

Rainy start to Saturday, but a clear afternoon The metro will see rain and even some light snow Saturday morning before things clear up and we reach a high temperature around 57 degrees. Hide Transcript Show Transcript HAPPEN. A LOT OF SCHOOLS MOVE THEIR GAME TO THURSDAY NIGHT.

P!NK - Never Gonna Not Dance Again is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.