Kansas City Neon: Local Shutdown Prep, Power Plays & Heavy Pants

For late night & early morning denizens of the discourse . . . One more time we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Resolved: KCI Will Remain Hot Mess During Partisan Slap Fight

Airport travel to remain 'business as usual' in Kansas City if government shuts down

Kansas City International Airport officials think it will be business as usual for travelers even with a government shutdown.

Small Break For Winter . . . 

Under proposed agreement, Kansas Evergy customers near the metro area will see rate decrease

The deal, submitted to the Kansas Corporation Commission on Friday, awaits the state commissioners' approval with a vote expected in December.

Enjoy Another Pointless Late Season Surge

Big first inning is all Royals need in 12-5 win over Yankees

Bobby Witt Jr. joins the 30/30 club.

Pop Culture Dynasty Collab

The combined power of the Taylor Swift/Travis Kelce fandoms

The last week, Chiefs Kingdom combined forces with Swifties across the nation to celebrate what appears to be a new, and very popular, couple.

Highlight Amid 105 Loses

Bobby Witt Jr. becomes first Royal to reach 30-30 mark

The Royals' shortstop made history on Friday night.

End Of Week Link . . . 

Bebe Rexha Slays In A Thong Bodysuit That Shows Her Epic Booty In An IG Video

Bebe Rexha showed off her epic butt in a thong bodysuit and see-through corset dress in a new Instagram video. The singer has been open about her PCOS journey.

Prez Targets Heat . . .

Biden admin issues restrictions on gas furnaces in latest war on appliances

The Department of Energy unveiled its latest crackdown on home appliances, issuing restrictions on future consumer natural gas furnaces to maximize efficiency.

MAGA Snoop Indicted

Man charged with leaking Donald Trump tax returns

He is also accused of stealing tax return details of "thousands" of the US's "wealthiest individuals".

Cali Politics Rules

The race to replace Dianne Feinstein is about to get even more expensive

A special election means even more money can pour into the Senate race.

Drone War Worsens

Ukraine hits Russia's Kursk region repeatedly with airstrikes

Russian regions in the west of the country have worked to bolster their air defenses as Ukrainian forces grow more brazen.

New Asia Super Power Rises

U.S.-India scientific collaboration grows as both look to counter China

Science is a lever of power both are pulling to try to achieve their goals.

One Man's Burden . . . 

'My penis weighs a kilo and is 18 inches long - my sex life is in RUINS'

The man originally believed he was blessed with a gift that would see his dream to become a pornstar realised - but soon his real nightmare began.

Hipsters Scare Up Content

Here for the boos. The Pitch's Halloween guide to spooky pop-ups in Kansas City

Embrace spooky season in Kansas City with these cooky, creepy, and ghoulish themed experiences. Bars, restaurants, and more have transformed.

Forecast For Now . . .

Summer-like temperatures this weekend, rain and cooler temps on the way

Temperatures will approach the 90-degree mark this weekend.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.