Kansas City Crest: Climate Impacts Homes, Skate Park, Missile Command & Imperialism

This morning hottie Kim gives us a lot to consider in the morning news wave as we dive into pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Hyping Local Relief

Tax relief comes at just the right time for residents living in KCMO's Westside

The Westside Housing Organization got KCMO city council to approve an income-based tax relief program last year.

Dead-Tree Stands Up For Pets

Young cats, dog at area shelters would love nothing more than a lap of their own

Wayside Waifs, serving the Kansas City area, and Melissa's Second Chances in Shawnee, serving Johnson County, have dogs, cats for adoption.

Only Kansas City Creativity Can Match Undefeated Bridge

Meeting the artist behind a viral Independence Avenue Bridge painting

The artist said it's become so popular, that he is now making prints and soon t-shirts.

Golden Ghetto Spins Forward

Lenexa's new Rolling Magic Skate Park officially opens to the public

The $1 million project has been years in the making

Houses Against Skyfall?!?

The future of the Midwest includes hazardous heat, and most of our homes are not ready

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska are part of an emerging "extreme heat belt" that could deliver more scorching days within 30 years. So far, there's no unified plan to make our dwellings safe in the dangerously high temperatures to come.

Reality Star Adorned In Pricey Wayback Fashion

Kim Kardashian trades her Skims for a $7K vintage pink Chanel bikini in Turks and Caicos

Kim Kardashian showed off her trim figure in a pink Chanel bikini as she was photographed enjoying a vacation in Turks and Caicos.

Friends Frustrate White House

Why a Democratic labor ally is threatening Biden's energy agenda

A United Auto Workers strike against the big U.S. automakers would pose tangible and political problems for the president's push for electric vehicles.

Survey Seyz Voters Want Options

Trump, Biden both tumble in Iowa: poll

For President Trump and President Biden saw their support tumble in the early primary state of Iowa, according to a new poll. An Emerson College poll of Iowa Republican caucus voters showed support for Trump currently sits at 49 percent, a drop from 62 percent last May.

2nd Place Plays Numbers Game

DeSantis dings Trump and Biden: "The presidency's not a job for someone that's 80 years old"

"You're talking about a job where you need to give it 100%, we need an energetic president."

War In Europe Ablaze

Crimean shipyard on fire after Ukrainian attack, 2 ships damaged, 24 people injured

The Sevastopol Shipyard in Russian-annexed Crimea is on fire after a Ukrainian attack with 24 people being injured and two ships that were being repaired there sustaining damage

Rocketman Talks Tough To Impress New Friend

Kim Jong-un pledges to support Russia 'in fight against imperialism' | First Thing

North Korea's 'first priority' is its relationship with Russia, Kim tells Putin during meeting at remote Russian space base. Plus, why is the US addicted to laxatives?

Autumn Arrives For Middle-Class White Ladies To Wear Silly New Hats

Get Outside and Enjoy Fall Weather At These Two Brookside/Waldo Events!

Don't you love these cooler evenings?? Soon the tall trees will have colorful autumn leaves and we will be wearing sweaters! There's always several outdoor events this time of year; two are happening this week to note: Another Brookside Sip & Shop takes place on Thursday evening, Sept 14.

Home Team Falls To 101 Loses

Royals split doubleheader with Sox...barely

Ugly...then fun....then really ugly...then really fun!

Fall In Temperatures Awaits

FORECAST: Normal temps now as we prepare for weekend cold front

Our first real taste of Fall sticks around this week with lower humidity and temperatures near or just slightly below normal.

Olivia Rodrigo - the grudge is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.