Kansas City Background: Supple Skies, Holdout Talk & Weapons Of War

This late night and/or early morning update helps us catch up with local news that's important and merits a peek if not debate. 

And so, once again we compile pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Home Team Heartache Persists

Jordan Lyles loses.....again

The Royals fall to the White Sox 6-4

Sound Of Super Bowl Redux

Driving mobile DJ truck, KCMO man will perform at Chiefs tailgate for 2nd season in a row

While thousands of fans are tailgating, local DJ Jody Rhew will be getting them hype for the big game.

Everybody's Moving Up North

Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue explores potential Northland restaurant - Kansas City Business Journal

An iconic Kansas City barbecue brand is considering a new Northland restaurant. City planners approved final development plans this week.

Community Works Together

KC Black Owned bringing Black business summit to KC Convention Center

It's easy to get caught up in the daily hustle and forget to step back and reflect when building a business, said Chelsey M., announcing a fall summit meant to help minority entrepreneurs strategically gain insights, network, and plan for growth and success.

Sky Of Bewbs Explained

Joe's Blog: What were those bizarre clouds yesterday (WED-9/6)

The mammatus clouds in question were then highlighted by a setting sun that illuminated them in ways that we haven't seen in many a year in Kansas City region

Holdout Confessions Offered

Chris Jones addresses contract situation day before Chiefs opener

Chris Jones spoke while teaming up with the Ronald McDonald House for a Big Mac lunch on 'Red Wednesday.'

Cowtown Concert Sneak Peek

Tim Finn's Guide to Kansas City Concerts in September - IN Kansas City Magazine

Autumn is fast on its way, which means the music calendar is rapidly turning away from the outdoor venues and towards the indoors, venues large and small. Our list of September recommendations includes one outdoor show, two artists with back-to-back shows, and two artists native to our area celebrating homecomings.

Selfie Good Life Celebrated

Kim Kardashian shows off her hourglass curves in tiny gold bikini

Kim Kardashian put her hourglass curves on display in a set of images shared to her Instagram on Wednesday.

White House Confronts History

Biden rejects conditions of plea deal for Sept. 11 attacks defendants

U.S. President Joe Biden has rejected several conditions sought by five Guantanamo Bay prisoners as part of a deal with federal prosecutors that would see them plead guilty to conspiring in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

GOP Working Celeb Strategy

Donald Trump is willing to debate Meghan Markle - not his 2024 Republican opponents

The 2024 Republican front-runner, who skipped last month's GOP debate, cast doubt on attending upcoming debates in California and Alabama.

First Son Confronts Legal Battle

Hunter Biden special counsel to seek indictment

Hunter Biden is expected to be indicted by the end of September on a federal gun charge by the end of September, according to Special Counsel David Weiss' team.

Collective Change Coming Soon

Unions have scored some big wins nationwide. Now they're eyeing the hostile South.

They're wielding new tactics with low-wage workers after decades of failed organizing efforts.

Veep Offers Stark Choice

Pence: GOP Must Choose Between Conservatism And Populism

Speaking at a New Hampshire town hall, former Vice-President Mike Pence called for the Republican party to stop adopting populist policies and return to the kind of conservatism that former President Ronald Reagan espoused and typified the Republican Party.

Newsie Dinged On Spending

James O'Keefe Spent Project Veritas Money on DJ Equipment and Booze for Girlfriend: Audit

The right-wing provocateur had the group spend $2,500 on gear so he could perform at Coachella, but he couldn't land him the gig

European War Escalation Cont'd

Ukraine war: US to arm Kyiv with depleted uranium tank shells

It will be the first time the US is sending the controversial armour-piercing munitions to Ukraine.

Far East Financial FAIL

Analysis: China's economic gloom hangs over Japan's long-awaited recovery

Policymakers in Tokyo believe China's deepening economic woes could hit Japan's fragile recovery, especially if Beijing fails to shore up demand with meaningful stimulus, potentially delaying an exit from ultra-loose monetary policy.

Science Engineers Solo Life

Scientists grow human embryo in a lab without sperm, egg or womb

Scientists report they have grown the early stages of a human embryo without using sperm, an egg or a womb.

Group Effort Celebrated

I proposed to girlfriend with my husband - we have an 'open-door' sex life

RACHAEL Meir, 42, from Florida, USA, and her husband both fell in love with another woman. Here, she reveals how they make their throuple work. Watching excitedly as my girlfriend Kasey solved the ...

Cowtown Upscale Evolves

Creators Of Some Of KC's Most Upscale And Trendy Bars Are Diving Into The Restaurant Biz

Bar Medici is the sister business of the upscale and trendy bars, The Mercury Room and Verdigris and expected to open this November in the Crossroads.

Hero Offered Appreciation

Marine Corps veteran gets new SUV at Royals game

Marine Corps Veteran Patrick Elson thought he was going to Kaufman Stadium to be honored for his military service on the field Wednesday night.

Smoke In The Air Again . . .

Canadian wildfires affecting Kansas City's air quality

A Smokey and hazy evening will last through the night and into Thursday morning

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.