Kansas City Reflection: Double Burn & Hoodie Advocacy & Europe War Deuce

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Dating White Women Involves Certain Obligations

Start the fall season at one of the many you-pick apple orchards in KC

The trees at Cider Hill Family Orchard in Kansas City, Kansas are loaded with apples like Pink Lady, Fuji and Jonagold.

Dotte Builds Back After Tragedy

Wyandotte County approves tax incentives for $838M redevelopment of Schlitterbahn site

The former water park will include a live music and sports arena, among other attractions.

Local Strike Support

'We are behind them 100%': Claycomo diner talks personal impact of potential UAW strike

UAW stickers and Ford decals alike line the diner walls, representing the community's support for not just reaching a deal, but the futures of both.

Burning Sensation Postscript

Kansas City apartment fire spreads to neighboring house and duplex

An apartment fire near Virginia Avenue and East 44th Street in Kansas City, Missouri, spread to a nearby house and duplex on Sept. 17.

Golden Ghetto Smoke Show

Residents from 5 units displaced in Overland Park apartment fire

Residents from five units were displaced after an early morning apartment fire in the Whispering Hills Apartments in Overland Park.

Insta Queen Endures Heavy Burden

Playboy model Lindsey Pelas opens up about having 30HH breasts

Lindsey Pelas (pictured), 26, discussed her busty frame during a new episode of The Doctors, which aired today, explaining that her natural 30HH cups are not without drawbacks.

Progressive Discovers Mortality

Ohio Democrat makes alarming remark about Biden's viability: 'Death is imminent' at his age

A Ohio county Democratic leader made an alarming remark about President Biden's viability as a candidate, saying he's at an age where "death is imminent."

GOP Plays Cash Chicken

Republicans intensify government shutdown risk over spending bill

Republicans in state of 'civil war', says Hakeem Jeffries, as McCarthy risks losing speakership

MAGA Moves Toward Labor

Trump to skip second GOP debate and head to Detroit to court autoworkers instead

Former President Donald Trump won't be at the second Republican debate, unsurprisingly. His counter programming this time involves union autoworkers, engaged in a strike against Detroit automakers.

Fight For Hoodie Progress 

Fetterman dresses down critics of US Senate dress code reform

Pennsylvania senator known for wearing hoodies and shorts will now be able to do so to vote, angering rightwingers

Costly Jet Lost & Almost Found

As Marines continue to search for F-35 after 'mishap,' officials order 2-day stand-down for all jets

After a "mishap" with an F-35 fighter jet in South Carolina on Sunday, the Marine Corps commandant issued a two-day service-wide stand-down for all aviation units

War In Europe Round II

Why new fighting in Azerbaijan's troubled region may herald a new war

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) - Azerbaijan's launch of reportedly intense artillery firing in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on Tuesday raised fears that another full-scale conflict with Armenia could be underway, less than three years after a war that killed more than 6,000 people. Nagorno-Karabakh, with a population of about 120,000, is an ethnic Armenian region of Azerbaijan...

Demonstrations Amid Disaster

Libyans protest against authorities in flood-hit Derna

Hundreds of people protested in the eastern Libyan city of Derna on Wednesday, venting anger against authorities and demanding accountability one week after a flood killed thousands of its residents and destroyed entire neighborhoods.

Brit Celeb Scandal Explained

Everything That Has Resurfaced About Russell Brand Since He Was Accused Of Rape & Sexual Assault

"What kind of man was I? Treating women in this way? If this is what I'm telling you, can you imagine what's being left out?" Russell writes in one of his memoirs.

Gotta Have Goals

Model On A Mission To Have The Biggest Boobs In Denmark Goes Back Under The Knife

A model named Gitte Von G is on a mission to have the biggest boobs in Denmark. She's already shelled out thousands to achieve her goal.

QB Yearns To Share Hidden Talent

Patrick Mahomes has been quietly lobbying the Chiefs coaches to let him punt in a game

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes wants to add to his career statistics in an unusual manner.

Yet Another Kansas City Place To Get Crabs

Privee: The Upscale Restaurant With A Private Club Is Now Open

Privee Restaurant and Lounge opened in early August and offers a fine dining restaurant, bar lounge and private members-only club.

Home Team Trivia

Rarely-seen 'glove-throwing rule' was invoked at a Royals game over the weekend

This rule is rarely enforced in Major League Baseball games.

Dead-Tree Feline Journalism

Meet the wobbly, wonderful Kansas City cat with 1.4 million TikTok fans

If his owner misses a day posting video on TikTok or Instagram, Willy Wonky's followers send messages: Is he OK?

Weather Right Now . . .

Low chance of a brief shower late this morning, lasting through the day

Multiple chances of rain heading through the rest of the week and weekend

Death Cab for Cutie - An Arrow In The Wall is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.