Kansas City Outlook: EPIC Royals Win & Rocketman Wins Friends

And so we get ready to start Fall, think a bit about the work week ahead, check-in once again with our most loyal readers and take another peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Home Team On The Job

Royals crush White Sox 12-1

Great game!

Sketchy Guess In Suburbs

Still uncertain whether body found in Lee's Summit is manhunt suspect

Investigators are not yet making a connection, saying they are waiting on autopsy results before they can say that this "is" or "isn't" the suspect they were looking f...

Family Connections Against Creeper

BTK Killer Dennis Rader is Potentially Linked to Five New Murders, Daughter Says

Dennis Rader's daughter believes there may be many more cases connected to her father's reign of terror.

Show-Me Bad News For Bambi's Mom

Missouri Department of Conservation adds two new hunting seasons for the 2023 season

Missouri Department of Conservation is adding two new hunting seasons for 2023 for hunters to get an extra chance of hunting deer.

Too Tired To Complain After Long Walks & Wait Times?!?

Smooth sailing for passengers at KCI during busy travel weekend

KCI is estimated to see 190,000 passengers in and out of the airport between Sept. 1-6. That's up 17 percent from last year.

Creativity Cuts Into Profits

Miley Cyrus reveals she didn't make a dime' from her 2014 Bangerz Tour

It ended up being the 16th highest-grossing tour of the year, earning $62.9 million, but Miley didn't make a penny from it.

Prez Offers Labor Tribute

WATCH LIVE: Biden speaks on the importance of unions at Labor Day parade

President Joe Biden, who often says he's the most pro-union president in history, is heading to Philadelphia on Monday for the annual Tri-State Labor Day Parade.

MAGA Plans Comeback

Donald Trump Spends Labor Day Weekend Planning A Revenge Tour

"Republicans are already thinking about what we are going to do to Biden and the Communists when it's our turn," Trump wrote on Truth Social.

Rocketman Joins Axis?!?

Kim Jong Un plans to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia, U.S. official says

The North Korean leader and the Russian president will discuss potentially providing Moscow with weapons to support its ongoing war in Ukraine.

South Of Border History Lesson

Mexico places piece of Berlin wall near US border: 'May this be a lesson'

Mexican officials are comparing the U.S. border wall to the Berlin Wall that Soviets used to divide Germany, placing a piece just feet away from San Diego.

Round World Comes With Risks

Invasive species are costing society more than $423 billion a year: report

A new report by the United Nations found that the global economic cost of invasive alien species exceeded more than $423 billion annually in 2019, noting that costs have at least quadrupled in every decade since 1970. The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report found that more than 37,000 species have been introduced due...

American Hedonism Gets Dirty & Dangerous

Roads out of Burning Man may reopen Monday for the tens of thousands of people still trapped there after rain deluged the area with mud | CNN

Roads out of the Burning Man festival may reopen Monday for the tens of thousands of people trapped for a third day in the Nevada desert after heavy rains covered the grounds with ankle-deep mud too thick to drive on and forced organizers to impose shelter-in-place orders.

Worthwhile Local Hipster Pix

Photos: Cannons bring dreamy indie electropop to a sold-out Truman

Cannons. // photo by Isabella Galvan Cannons with Jane Leo and New Constellations The Truman Thursday, August 30 Kicking off the Labor Day weekend party a night early, Los Angeles indie/dream/electro-pop band Cannons played a sold-out show at the Truman, pulling from their 2017 debut, Night Drive, all the way through last year's Fever Dream, alongside cuts from their forthcoming...

Super Bowl Return Starts Here

Chiefs open as 6.5-point favorites over the Lions in Week 1

The Kansas City Chiefs come into Thursday's NFL season opener favored by nearly a touchdown over the Detroit Lions.

Forecast For Now . . . 

Hot and humid conditions stick around through Tuesday

Overnight Monday, the low will only drop into the middle 70s

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.