Kansas City Double Take: Pool Opening Date, Debt Crisis & Counting Paddy's Money

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Local Dive Reporting

Pools set to open Memorial Day weekend across Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo - The 2023 pool season is shaping up to be more successful than previous years for Kansas City area pools. Back in 2022, Kansas City was forced to shorten its pool season due to a lifeguard shortage, but this year, KCMO will open up its city pools Memorial Day weekend.

Transit Cash Houses East Side

KCATA approves incentives for three affordable housing projects - Kansas City Business Journal

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority approved three multifamily developments on Kansas City's East side for designation as transit-oriented communities. KCATA Board of Commissioners gave approval two two new-construction projects to be led by Vecino Group/Nash Group LLC and the rehabilitation of an affordable senior living facility by Community Builders of Kansas City, according to a Monday release.

Local Toast To Veep

Kansas City brewer, entrepreneur set to meet with VP Harris Tuesday at roundtable

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nearly two years ago, Kemet Coleman, Elliott Ivory and Woodie Bonds, Jr. had a business idea to open up a brewery in Kansas City's historic 18th and Vine Jazz District. The trio is getting set to open up Vine Street Brewing, and it's just one of Coleman's accomplishments.

More Cowtown Housing Scarcity

RENDERINGS: Homefield costs jump to $838M as developers add attractions - Kansas City Business Journal

The already expansive Homefield development in Kansas City, Kansas, eyes at least half a dozen new plan components, contributing to at least $190 million in additional costs and a greater public financing request.

Rock Chalk Inflation Life Lesson

Kansas Board of Regents to consider proposal that increases tuition

Orlin Wagner SOURCE: Orlin Wagner Tuition could be going up for college students across the State of Kansas. The Kansas Board of Regents is considering a tuition increase for the schools they overlook.

Lindsey's Backstory Retold

Playboy model agreed to caddie for golfer at Masters but it didn't go to plan

Stunning playboy model Lindsey Pelas once made a deal to be a caddie for a professional golfer at the 2017 Masters. Grayson Murray aimed to play in the 2017 edition of The Masters, but had to claim top spot at the Houston Open prior to the major in order to qualify.

Cash Cooperation

Biden and McCarthy will meet Tuesday to try to break the debt ceiling logjam

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are scheduled to meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss a way to break the logjam on the debt ceiling, with fears of a self-inflicted economic calamity growing as Republicans demand spending cuts.

Veep Bad For Biz?!?

Will Kamala Harris Harm Joe Biden's Reelection Chances?

It's the specter of Biden's age - the actuarial data that looms over his candidacy - that throws the "Harris" question onto center stage. There's no question the vice president will face serious scrutiny in 2024, and fairly or not, she's struggled to win over Washington and much of the public.

Rumor Mill Attacks MAGA

No, Trump is not required to register as a sex offender after E. Jean Carroll case | Fact check

A May 10 Facebook post ( direct link, archive link) shows the front page of the May 10 New York Daily News newspaper. The headline of the paper reads, "CAROLL JURY FINDS TRUMP IS A...SEX ABUSER." The post's caption reads, "Under the Law, Trump is Required to Register, as a Sex Offender, in the Local Area that He resides in!"

MAGA Pay For Play?!?

Giuliani accused of offering to sell Trump pardons for $2 million each in new lawsuit

A woman who said she worked for Rudy Giuliani during the last two years of the Trump administration alleged in a wide-ranging lawsuit that the former president 's personal attorney discussed selling presidential pardons and detailed plans to overturn the 2020 election results.

GOP Doubles Down On Democracy

GOP senators: Trump's legal problems won't stop him from winning nomination

Senate Republicans say former President Trump's growing legal problems are unlikely to affect his march to the GOP nomination, though they fear the jury verdict finding him liable for sexual abuse could be a serious obstacle to retaking the White House. A New York jury's finding that Trump sexually abused E.

Default Sneak Peek

US may default on debt as soon as June 1, Yellen reaffirms | CNN Politics

It's still likely that the US could default on its obligations in early June if Congress doesn't act, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Monday.

Vlad Launches Another Attack

Russia targets Ukraine's capital Kyiv with "exceptional" missile barrage

The capital city of Ukraine was hit by a barrage of Russian missiles overnight that officials described Tuesday as "exceptional in its density." The Kyiv City Military Administration said the attack involved the "maximum number of attacking missiles in the shortest period of time," and that Russian forces likely used ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and drones to bombard the capital from multiple directions.

Far East Cash Flex

Move over, U.S. dollar. China wants to make the yuan the global currency.

Newsan, one of Argentina's biggest home appliance retailers, imports most of its products from China. Until now, it was paying for fridges, TVs and parts in U.S. dollars, the currency of international trade. Are you on Telegram? Subscribe to our channel for the latest updates on Russia's war in Ukraine.

Open Border Faux Pas Emerges

US soldier appears to let migrants onto private property in Texas: Video

Shocking footage appears to show a US soldier opening a gate to let a steady stream of border crossers into private property in Texas - then watching on as a bus pulls up to whisk them away.

Life Lesson On Restraint

I'm 51 & struggle with my big boobs - I've got a fab hack to keep them in check

A 51-YEAR-OLD mum has revealed how she stops her boobs from popping out of low-cut or loose tops and dresses. Julie Meikle dubbed her hack the solution to having "too much cleavage showing" - and it works well on all kinds of necklines, particularly a low-slung V-neck.

Cowtown Clickbait Ranks High

Kansas City among top 10 US summer destinations on Airbnb

Still wondering where to get away this summer? There's plenty of time left to figure out where to throw your PTO - and some U.S. cities are likely to be busier than others this year. Airbnb recently released its summer 2023 outlook, which includes the top-trending U.S.


Kansas City Chiefs QB Mahomes one of highest paid athletes in world

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world according to Forbes. The business magazine released its annual list of the 50 highest-paid athletes. The list includes both salary as well as endorsements and other off-field earnings.

Small Biz Itch Reported

Man launches Overland Park pest control business after spider bite

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Brent Boles was moving cardboard boxes around a storage unit outside Kansas City, when he felt an itch on his arm. He inadvertently trapped a brown recluse spider between his arm and the box. The spider bit his forearm.

Local Lunch Preview

Eat This Now: Pad Key Maw at Baramee Thai Bistro

Pad Key Maw at Baramee Thai Bistro. // Photo by Sarah Sipple Baramee Thai Bistro, across from Raygun in Crossroads, is a local favorite for dine-in and carry-out Thai cuisine. The menu is consistent from visit to visit, so most guests have favorite dishes they return for.

Forecast For Now . . . 

Pockets of drizzle and fog in the area this morning


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