Kansas City News Dive: Unhoused Therapy, Record Hotness & iPhone Cutoff

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Tradition Of Niceness Endures

Pay It Forward 9/11 brings acts of kindness to Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three people in downtown Kansas City on Tuesday had their day brightened just a little bit because of a non-profit born out of a tragedy more than two decades earlier. For ...

EPIC Rock Chalk Award

University Of Kansas Receives Historic $50 Million Gift From Anonymous Donor

The University of Kansas School of Business has received a $50 million commitment from an anonymous donor, representing the largest-ever gift in the School's history.

Show-Me KC's Cut

Missouri House committee to review Earnings Tax

Abby Hoover Managing Editor The Missouri House of Representatives will have a new committee aimed at reviewing and evaluating earnings [...]

Head Check Amid Harsh Times

Local homeless shelter to increase focus on mental health with $1.5-million renovation project

The renovations will include new recovery rooms for individuals recently released from the hospital, more office space for life coaches and opportunities for new programs.

Super Bowl Season Followup

Chiefs Kingdom celebrates start of NFL season in North Kansas City

New collectors Kansas City Chiefs flags now on sale at KC-area McDonalds. All proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City.

Hottie Dives Into Tabloids

Caylee Cowan shows off her incredible figure in tiny string bikini

Over Labor Day weekend, the actress, 25, showed off her incredible figure in a tiny black string bikini top and the matching cheeky bottoms as she spent time sunbathing on the beach.

Old School Criticism Cont'd

The Memo: Questions over Biden's age are getting sharper

The issue of President Biden's age isn't going anywhere. Concerns around the oldest president in history are growing sharper, if anything, as he begins his reelection campaign in earnest. A NewsNation/Decision Desk HQ poll released Tuesday found 80 percent of respondents saying they were "very concerned" or "somewhat concerned" about Biden's ability to serve effectively...

Veep Considers Takeover

Harris says she's ready to step into role of president if Biden is unwell: 'May have to take over'

Vice President Kamala Harris is the next in line for the U.S. presidency and says she is ready to take on presidential duties should President Biden be unable to do so.

Former Prez Plays Legal Game

Clashes mount between Trump and his legal nemesis | CNN Politics

Special counsel Jack Smith is not done with former President Donald Trump and his entourage, despite charging him with four criminal counts over his attempt to overthrow the 2020 election and more than three dozen other charges over his hoarding of classified documents in Florida.

Tunes For 2nd Place

We Asked the 2024 Candidates About the Songs They Love Most

Can your favorite 20 songs give us insight into your soul? If yes, here are a few things we learned about Nikki Haley, Chris Christie and and others.

Checking Collision Course

The auto strike deadline is close, but any deal has 'a long way to go' | CNN Business

At a Labor Day event this week President Joe Biden expressed confidence the nation would avoid a strike at one or more of the nation's automakers. But it's tough to find anyone in the auto industry on either side of negotiations ready to agree with that.

Weary Of World War Z

'Abnormal is becoming normalised': David Miliband on war in Ukraine

Head of International Rescue Committee says increasing weariness is creeping into global response to war

Far East Flexes On Apple

China bans govt officials from using iPhones for work -WSJ

China has ordered officials at central government agencies to not use Apple's iPhones and other foreign-branded devices for work or bring them into the office, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Skyfall Documented?!?

"Earth just had its hottest 3 months on record," U.N. says, warning "climate breakdown has begun"

"Climate breakdown has begun," U.N. chief says, adding: "The dog days of summer are not just barking, they are biting."

Euro-Smooch Allegations Filed

Hermoso accuses Rubiales of sexual assault

Spain's Jenni Hermoso has accused Luis Rubiales of sexual assault for kissing her on the lips without her consent after the Women's World Cup final, the country's prosecutors' office said Wednesday.

Social Media Connections Prove Dangerous

Coco Gauff's coach forced to apologise after tagging adult star in tweet

COCO GAUFF'S coach had to make an embarrassing apology after tagging a porn star in a tweet. Brad Gilbert, 62, has enjoyed tremendous success with Gauff since linking up with the American las...

Injury Update & Hope

'Chiefs insider' Jason Kelce provides update on brother ahead of season-opener vs. Lions

Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, brother of Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, weighs in on the injury status of his knee before the Chiefs host the Detroit Lions in the NFL season-opener.

Good Life In The Loop Endures

Over 100 years, downtown Kansas City hotel has had handball courts and Playboy bunnies

The Mark Apartments opened in 1923 as the Kansas City Athletic Club. The building has housed Playboy bunnies and downtown office workers.

Housing Solution Redux

ReNew KC is taking vacant, livable homes and rebuilding them for families who need them

"One project, one family, one restoration at a time - we think this could make a significant change in our community,"

Today's TKC Lunch Link

Family serves tender tradition at Kitty's Cafe with KC's most famous pork sandwich

Nestled along 31st Street between Kansas City's Midtown and east side neighborhoods, Kitty's Cafe has become a cherished symbol of timeless comfort recipes and enduring family heritage, said Jenna Soulivong.

Autumn Sneak Peek Today

Cooler temperatures and less humidity Wednesday

Slight chance of a morning shower Friday

Gregory Alan Isakov - The Fall is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.