Kansas City Turnaround: Air Show No Go, Autumn Heat & MAGA Unstoppable

Right now KB and her enduring body of hosting & fashion work seems more important that so much local community news, pop culture, and top headlines.

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Patriotism On Pause

Garmin KC Air Show says there won't be a 2024 event

The Garmin KC Air Show won't happen in 2024, with show organizers saying that they're taking a break.

Tragic Wreck Aftermath

Independence police pursuit Sunday night leads to fatal collision

One woman died, and two people were taken into custody after a police pursuit led to a wrong-way collision Sunday night, according to the Independence Police Department.

Artsy Case Cont'd

UMB asks appeals court to revive suit against Thomas Hart Benton heirs - Kansas City Business Journal

UMB Bank continues to battle the heirs of the Thomas Hart Benton estate, accusing them of spreading lies about the bank in order to remove it as trustee.

Baller Scare Today

Pittsburgh Steelers make emergency plane landing at Kansas City airport

The Pittsburgh Steelers' charter plane made an emergency landing at KCI. The cause of the emergency landing was an "Alert 2"

Growing Local Green Biz

Composting businesses are sprouting across the Midwest - but many cities are unprepared

Food waste takes up space in landfills and produces methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. Composting that waste can reduce climate impacts and save municipalities money on landfill fees, but concerns about bad smells and pests sometimes get in the way.

Brit Hottie Endures

Kelly shows off iconic curves for calendar & gives thoughts on topless pics

HAPPY New Year - or at least it will be, if you spend 2024 with Kelly Brook's fantastic new calendar on your wall. The Sun has been given an exclusive peek at what the 43-year-old model and DJ has ...

White House Contender Flex

Dem congressman won't rule out 2024 challenge to Biden: 'I'm concerned'

Democratic Rep. Dean Phillips refused to rule out launching a primary challenge against President Biden as questions continue to mount about his age.

No GOP Stopping MAGA

Republicans' anti-Trump effort flounders as the former president cruises ahead

Republicans hoping for a 2024 standard-bearer other than Trump worry that it may be too late.

2nd Place Argument Scheduled

Newsom and DeSantis agree to debate on Fox News

Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) have agreed to participate in a televised debate in November that will be moderated by Fox News host Sean Hannity. The debate, which will air on Fox during Hannity's 9 p.m. prime-time program, will take place Nov.

Court Language Reconsidered

Six thousand drug traffickers' sentences hinge on Supreme Court's interpretation of 'and'

Federal courts across the country disagree about whether the word, as it is used in a bipartisan 2018 criminal justice overhaul, indeed means "and" or whether it means "or."

Tech Help Arrives

Ukraine war effort aided by arrival of U.S. Abrams tanks as Ukraine claims to kill Russian fleet commander

The first U.S.-made Abrams tanks are rolling out on Ukrainian soil as Ukraine's forces claimed to have dealt a significant blow to Russia.

Europe War Claims More Lives

Ukraine says it killed top Russian admiral in Crimea missile attack

'34 officers died, including the commander of the Russian armed forces,' Kyiv says.

Far East Cleanup

South China Sea: Philippines removes Chinese barrier in contested area

The Philippines says it has removed a floating barrier installed by Beijing in the South China Sea.

Iran From Dress Code

Why Iran won't budge on mandatory hijab laws - according to the president's wife

Jamileh Alamolhoda, the wife of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, talks about why Iran's government is unwilling to compromise on compulsory headscarf rules.

Border Crisis Conversation

US border agency chief meets with authorities in Mexico over migrant surge

Acting CBP Commissioner Troy Miller traveled to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Friday, where he met with Mexican officials and railway industry leaders.

Talker Confronts Scrutiny

UK police open investigation after allegations of sexual offenses against Russell Brand | CNN

London's Metropolitan Police said it has launched an investigation into allegations of "non-recent" sexual offenses in the United Kingdom, after a joint investigation by British media outlets revealed the comedian Russell Brand was accused of rape and sexual assault.

Regarding Football Amid Celebrity Watching

7 winners and 2 losers from the Chiefs' blowout of the Bears

Which Kansas City Chiefs players caught our attention during Sunday's huge win over the Chicago Bears?

Rock Chalk Growing Nation

A Kansas gardener sued to sell fruit and honey. Now her town will allow urban farming

Ottawa city officials are trying to strike a balance between people who want to produce food and the interests of their neighbors

Fancy Downtown Feast Debuts

KC's First Omakase-Style Restaurant Will Soon Open In The Crossroads - And It Will Only Seat Eight.

Sushi Kodawari, an omakase-style restaurant, will encapsulate the typical Tokyo-style sushi restaurant experience with seasonal fish and intimate dining room.

Afternoon Coffee Buzz

Drink This Now: Espresso martini at Thou Mayest

Photo by Emily Jacobs The River Quay location of Thou Mayest is both a coffee shop and a bar in one, offering a lengthy list of herbal and caffeinated beverages, beer, wine, and cocktails, along with a small selection of snacks and baked goods.

Warmer Autumn Arrives

We will have above normal temperatures for the first week of fall

No rain chances over the next nine days

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