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Traffic Still Troubled

Interstate 70 westbound shut down due to jackknifed semi truck

Interstate 70 westbound is shut down past 18th Street Saturday morning due to a jackknifed semi truck

Show Was Lit In Bad Way

Electrical fire cancels Parker McCollum performance at Azura Amphitheater

The cancellation was prompted by a electrical fire.

South Side Dedication

For the love of a brother: Patrick's Bar and No Grill holds monumental .1K fundraiser

"He'd hate it." The event is Sunday, August 13

Local Name Game Dispute

Kansas City Fashion Week sues Kansas City Fashion LLC for trademark infringement - Kansas City Business Journal

Kansas City Fashion Week filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas City Fashion LLC, claiming the organization is infringing on its trademarks by offering similar events using similar designers/models often in the same location and, of course, the similarity of company names.

Invented Cowtown Holiday Celebrated Only By Newsies & Hipsters

816 Day is when we celebrate everything Kansas City. Here's a guide to events around the metro

816 Day - held on August 16 - is an annual city-wide celebration of all things Kansas City, Missouri, inspired by the local area code. There are events on multiple days, including concerts, work out sessions, block parties and $8.16 deals at local businesses.


Porn star responds to fans urging her to retire after 900 hardcore scenes

PORN star Angela White has responded to calls saying she should "give her body a break" after performing 900 hardcore scenes. The Aussie adult actress, 38, has told fans she has no intention of slo...

First Son Stays Losing Election?!?

Hunter Biden's growing legal woes throw a new wrench into 2024 election

The appointment of special counsel David Weiss creates a fresh headache for Biden's re-election campaign, distracting from his message and potentially drawing attention away from likely GOP opponent Donald Trump's mounting legal problems.

Legal Moves Against MAGA

The constitutional case that Donald Trump is already banned from being president

Two conservative lawyers make a strong 14th Amendment argument. But the politics of their theory are very, very dicey.

Chose Life Over End Game

Suicides hit all-time high in 2022: CDC data

The number of U.S. suicide deaths reached an all-time high in the year of 2022, according to provisional data released Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An estimated 49,449 people died by suicide in the United States last year, up approximately 2.6 percent from the estimated 48,183 in 2021.

Tech Death From Above

Russia is manufacturing its own version of Iran's Shahed attack drones to continue air attacks on Ukraine, report says

The Geran-2 drone appears to be a Russian-made version of Iran's Shahed-136 attack drone widely used against Ukraine, a New York Times report says.

Far East Economy FAIL?!?

Behind the ticking time bomb - should we fear China's slide into deflation?

China was expected to roar back into life after Covid, but its weak rebound has shocked analysts

Holy Land Turmoil Inspired Tech Moves

Startup nation no more? Investments plunge as Israel pushes on with judicial overhaul | CNN

Almost every weekend for more than 30 weeks, tens of thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest against government plans to weaken the judiciary and chip away at the independence of the Supreme Court.

Bots Reporting . . . 

News Corporation profits plunge 75% - but media giant hails 'opportunity' of AI

The media giant said higher newsprint costs and foreign currency fluctuations were among the reasons for the decrease, but said it was optimistic about the "remarkable opportunity" of AI.

Steamy Forecast For Now . . .

After a hot Saturday, storm chances on Sunday

On Sunday, there are two opportunities for storms, one in the morning and one in the evening.

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