Kansas City News Dive: Cleanup, Toy Train, Homicde #108, MAGA & Smog Of War

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Cowtown Cleanup Cont'd

Kansas City, Missouri, is now taking appointments for storm debris pickup

The deadline for making your appointment is this coming Sunday, July 23rd

Kansas City Homicide #108

Kansas City assault victim dies from his injuries nearly three months after slipping into a coma

A person of interest has already been taken into custody and charged for the May 1 incident

Toy Train Fix STILL Underway

Crews make 'significant' progress to KC Streetcar repairs

RideKC reported Sunday evening that "significant" progress has been made to the KC Streetcar rail on the Main Street bridge over Interstate 670 in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Local Libations Debut

Wild Child is James Beard Award-nominated Drastic Measures' vibrant sister

Custom bottle designs at Wild Child. // Photo by Sarah Sipple Even before the announcement of Drastic Measures being nominated for a James Beard Award for Outstanding Bar, buzz was building for Wild Child. Public-facing co-owner of both establishments, Jay Sanders has a way of cultivating radical and artful spaces irrespective of trends but that showcase authenticity and care.

Ahead Of The News Game

Nick's Picks | Epic Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power

Evergy says about 12,000 customers remain without power after an epic storm swept through Kansas City Friday. Power may not be fully restored until Tuesday.

Baller Speculation Busted

Michael Rubin Crushes Kim K/Tom Brady Dating Rumors

The Kim Kardashian/Tom Brady dating rumors are complete nonsense, according to billionaire Michael Rubin. He responded to the rumors.

MAGA Unleashed On Prez

Donald Trump calls Joe Biden a "very stupid person" in blistering attack

The former president also described Biden as a "stone cold crook" during an interview with Real America's Voice.

Conservative Cannibalism Cont'd  

GOP senators rattled by radical conservative populism

Republican senators say they're worried that conservative populism, though always a part of the GOP, is beginning to take over the party, becoming more radical and threatening to cause them significant political problems heading into the 2024 election. GOP senators are saying they're being increasingly confronted by constituents who buy into discredited conspiracy theories...

Creeper Earns Fans?!?

How Bronze Age Pervert Built an Online Following and Injected Anti-Democracy, Pro-Men Ideas into the GOP

A modern story of shitposting, self-publishing and how an anonymous persona can help your ideas take off - and take root at the highest levels.

Smog Stays Winning

U.S. Cities Reach Code Red, Code Orange Levels Of Air Quality: Here's Where Canadian Wildfire Smoke Is Headed Next

Millions of Americans are under air quality alerts again this week as Canadian wildfires continue to blaze.

Tax On Silly People Spikes 

A $900 million jackpot is up for grabs in Monday night's Powerball drawing | CNN

Feeling lucky? A $900 million Powerball jackpot grand prize is up for grabs during Monday's drawing - the third largest jackpot in the game's history, according to Powerball.

Holy Moly: Dems Divided Again

Top House Democrats reject Rep. Jayapal's comments calling Israel a 'racist state'

The Washington Democrat walked back comments she made over the weekend in which she called Israel a "racist state."

Vlad's Bridge Busted

Attack on Crimean bridge targets Russian supplies and symbolism

The bridge has long symbolized Putin's claim to the Crimean Peninsula.

Far East Advancing

Taiwan reports record number of Chinese warships in waters around the island | CNN

A record 16 Chinese warships were spotted in waters around Taiwan in a 24-hour period late last week, the island's Defense Ministry reported, in what analysts said was the latest sign of an intimidation campaign against Taipei by China's ruling Communist Party.

War Games All Good?!?

Microsoft agrees to keep Call of Duty on Sony Playstation after it buys Activision Blizzard

Microsoft has signed an agreement with Sony to keep the Call of Duty video game series on the PlayStation console after the tech giant acquires video game maker Activision Blizzard.

Never Put Goals On Backburner

Woman who wants 'world's biggest bum' gives fans glimpse of sexy workout

Bodybuilder Vanessa Ataides is on a mission to get the 'world's biggest bum' - and she won't stop working out at the gym until her booty reaches the saucy milestone

Raider Hater Earns Rhetorical Victory

Chiefs' Travis Kelce had great response to smack talk from Raiders fans at golf tourney

Travis Kelce got the last laugh when Raiders fans made fun of the Chiefs during the American Century Championship.

Super Bowl Well Wishes

Mahomes 'Excited' for Commanders, Bieniemy

The Washington Commanders took a step toward contention this offseason by bringing Patrick Mahomes' Super Bowl-winning coach to the franchise.

Kansas Serving Locals

Coffee shop and cocktail bar serve hometown hangout vibes thirsty locals won't want to leave

This percolating day-night hotspot might not feel like it belongs in Topeka, owners say, but the uncompromising space is what the neighborhood deserves.

Show-Me Captive Name Game

Missouri-born sharks arrive at SEA LIFE Kansas City, and you can help name them

Three new Bonnethead sharks arrived at SEA LIFE Kansas City this week from Missouri's Wonders of Wildlife, where they were born.

Forecast For This Week

Nick Bender says multiple chances for thunderstorms this week, starting overnight

There are multiple chances of thunderstorms this week including the potential of damaging wind and hail.

The Breeders – Go Man Go is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.