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Puppers Need New Friends

'Walk the kennels, you might fall in love': Wayside Waifs holds puppy adoption special

Nearly 70 puppies are waiting at Wayside Waifs for a chance at a good home. The organization is holding a weekend-long adoption event.

Road Work Tonight

First Alert traffic: Overnight closure of westbound I-70 and northbound I-35 Ramp in Kansas City

The closure is happening for the removal of a sign truss spanning over the westbound lanes of I-70 in Kansas City, Kansas.

Community Conversation En Español

302: Revolución Educativa con Edgar Palacios

En este episodio de Northeast Newscast, Daisy Garcia Montoya platica con nuestro invitado Edgar Palacias, fundador y CEO de Revolución [...]

Body Art Backstory

Meet the Branson man who gave Missouri Governor Mike Parson his first tattoo

Yes, you read that right, Governor Parson has a tattoo, and he shared the news this week on social media.

Local Tradition Still Growing

Here comes the sun(flowers): Russell Sunflower Patch opens to the public

Sunflower season is officially upon Kansas City with the Russell Sunflower Patch opening to the public in full bloom on August 11.

Show Never Stops . . . 

Beyonce stuns in a cutout lime green gown as she takes tour to Atlanta

Beyonce was active on Instagram this weekend, sharing new posts containing fresh images from her Renaissance World Tour.

Beltway Grudge Match Alleged

Former senator told Biden he'd 'kick the sh-it out of' the then-VP for getting handsy with his wife

Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown says he threatened President Joe Biden with bodily harm when the then-veep got fresh with Brown's wife more than a decade ago.

MAGA Talks Money

Trump blames left for legal costs

Trump's Save America PAC shrank from over $100 million at the beginning of last year to $3.6 million after bankrolling legal fees for the former president and his allies.

Midwest Crowd Turns On 2nd Place

Ron DeSantis dogged by protesters at Iowa State Fair

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds urged the demonstrators who interrupted her one-on-one interview with DeSantis to be "Iowa nice."

War In Europe Cont'd

Ukraine fires missiles at Kerch Bridge connecting Crimea to Russia

Kyiv takes war to Russia with multiple strikes on Crimean peninsula targets, many of which were shot down

World Gets Smaller Again

US, China agree to double weekly flights between countries

The U.S. and China will approve twice the number of passenger flights currently permitted for air carriers to fly between the two countries, the Biden administration said on Friday, in a rare sign of cooperation between the world's largest two economies.

Love Never Changes Opinions

Interracial relationships don't always make people less racist

The landmark United States Supreme Court ruling in Loving v. Commonwealth of Virginia abolished bans on interracial marriage in the United States in 1967, but a new academic paper from Rice University and Texas A&M University said an uptick in interracial relationships since then has not ended discriminatory tendencies, even among individuals who are in these romantic partnerships.

Drink In Local Goodness

Home-delivered juice maker nibbles its way into sparkling water market with expansion

Zen Donkey Farms - known for its raw, organic, cold-pressed juices available through home delivery - is expanding while continuing its mission of rescuing donkeys and bringing donkey-facilitated wellness programs to Kansas City, said co-founder Kate Barker.

Katie's Forecast Tonight

Warm and humid Saturday, but brace for Sunday storms

Saturday will have high temperatures around 88 degrees; Sunday will have another chance of severe storms.

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