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Cowtown Sign Of The Times

New Crossroads mural celebrates Chiefs Kingdom and 'Big Red'

Artist Phil Shafer, aka Sike Style, designed a Crossroads mural to pump up Chiefs fans for this season as they channel KC coach Andy Reid

Training Day Arrives

Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council notices 'highest level of apprentices ever' before fall graduation

When you look around Kansas City, you'll see some beautiful buildings, skyscrapers and historical structures, but you might not know the skilled trade workers behind them.

Local Working Risk

Cass County tree trimmer airlifted after forty foot fall

A Cass County tree trimmer remains in the hospital after being airlifted to Research Medical Center last week when he fell more than forty feet.

Show-Me Cash For Healing

A new Missouri law will help pay back student loans for healthcare workers

The state will repay educational costs for health care workers who are willing to work in underserved areas. Another program will increase the number of medical residencies in Missouri.

Practice, Perfection & Policy

Gun law raises funding concerns for school hunting programs - Kansas Reflector

Republican lawmakers worry the Biden administration is interpreting a gun safety law to cut funding for school archery and hunting,

Traffic Trouble Cont'd

A number of lane, ramp closures set this month for Interstate 435 in Clay County, Missouri

Motorists using Interstate 435 in Clay County, Missouri are advised to brace for potential delays in the coming weeks.

Hottie Games System

Playboy model agreed to caddie for professional golfer if he won tournament

Every golfer dreams of competing at the Masters, but one hopeful in the sport cast his net even further by asking a Playboy model to be his personal caddie at the competition

Progressives Suspend Disbelief

Democratic elites struggle to get voters as excited about Biden as they are

When party elites look at President Joe Biden, they see the second coming of Franklin D. Roosevelt. When voters view the president, many see an old man.

GOP Opposition Sputters

McCarthy faces political minefield on Biden impeachment

Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is tiptoeing through a political minefield as he weighs whether to open an official impeachment inquiry into President Biden. Former President Trump, with whom McCarthy has kept a good relationship, is exerting public pressure to pursue impeachment without a long inquiry. So are voters in the GOP base, Republicans say.

MAGA Loyalty Tested

Trump's co-defendants are already starting to turn against him

There's a nascent courtroom strategy by some people close to Donald Trump: Heap blame on the former president.

White House Still Plagued

First lady Jill Biden tests positive for Covid-19 | CNN Politics

First lady Jill Biden tested positive for Covid-19 Monday, the White House announced.

Worsening War In Europe Looks For Latino Connection

Cuba Says Trafficking Ring Aimed to Recruit Cubans for Russia's War in Ukraine

Cuban foreign ministry says country opposes use of mercenaries

Rocketman Trades With Vlad

North Korea's Kim Jong Un expects to engage with Putin in Russia to actively advance arms negotiations, US says | CNN Politics

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expects to engage with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Russia to continue actively advancing arms negotiations between the two countries, according to the US government.

Proud Boy D-Day

Ex-Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio faces lengthy prison sentence for Jan. 6 riot

Prosecutors want Tarrio to be sentenced to 33 years in prison for his role in conspiring with his Proud Boys lieutenants to keep former President Donald Trump in power.

Gen-X Anthem Singer Checks Out

Steve Harwell, Smash Mouth Founding Singer, Dead at 56

Steve Harwell, the singer who co-founded Smash Mouth, has died at the age of 56.

Super Bowl Return Starts Here

Arrowheadlines: Chiefs are projected to win the most games this season

Chiefs headlines for Tuesday, September 5

Kansas City Inspiration Debuts

Blind Kansas Citian describes throwing 1st pitch at Kauffman Stadium as 'absolute thrill'

In front of the Labor Day crowd at Kauffman Stadium, Cameron Black threw out the first pitch before the Royals faced the Chicago White Sox.

Back To Work Forecast . . . 

FORECAST: Isolated rain/storm chance overnight into early Tuesday

Hot and humid conditions continue for one more day before a cold front arrives.

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