Kansas City Angle: Library Logo, Speaker Postscript & Hillary Fights For Ukraine

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Dead-Tree Design Debuts

The Kansas City Public Library unveils a brand new logo

The library's logo, the owl in the circle, was designed to recognize the library's 150 year history

Local Tradition Silenced

Kansas City's oldest drill team is disbanding after 54 years as a parade and community staple

Parades in Kansas City won't be the same without the historic Marching Cobras

Preservation Efforts United

KC-area lawmakers want to make Quindaro Townsite a national historic landmark

Three Kansas City-area Congress members have introduced legislation to make the Quindaro Townsite a national historic landmark.

Show-Me Star Power?!?

Local actors are hoping a renewed film tax credit will bring more motion picture magic to Missouri.

Local actors are hoping a renewed film tax credit will bring more motion picture magic to Missouri and boost the number of productions.

Talking Kansas Tech Confusion

Apple co-founder tells Kansas crowd: The real threat from AI is misinformation

Artificial intelligence won't replace humans, shared Apple co-founder and tech giant Steve Wozniak, but the rapidly advancing technology should come with a warning label.

Power Play Approved

Missouri regulators OK Evergy changing default time-of-use pricing plan

The Missouri Public Service Commission last week approved Evergy's request to change the default selection for customers who fail to select one of the company's four time-of-use pricing plans.

Another Tradition Concludes

KC Junior League plans final Holiday Mart, moving to new location

This year's Holiday Mart will be the last for the Junior League of Kansas City, but the event is moving to Crown Center for its last year.

Costly Precautions For Hottie

Tana Mongeau reveals stalker made her get $30,000-a-month security - Dexerto

Tana has revealed she's paying $30,000 a month for security after she can't get a stalker to stop showing up at her house.

Bipartisan Collab

Here are the 8 Republicans who voted to oust McCarthy as House speaker | CNN Politics

A group of eight House Republicans joined with Democrats Tuesday in a historic vote to remove Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy as speaker.

Ousted Politico Opts Out

Kevin McCarthy says he won't run again for House speaker

Earlier on Tuesday, the California Republican was defiant and said he would fight efforts to strip him of the speaker's gavel. Those efforts were ultimately successful.

First Son Crafts Constitutional Defense

As the president pushes gun safety, Hunter Biden will mount a Second Amendment defense

The president's son, who pleaded not guilty Tuesday to three federal gun charges, plans to raise a constitutional challenge to a decades-old gun restriction.

MAGA Playing Defense

Trump says he will testify in $250 million civil fraud lawsuit against him

Former President Trump was back in a New York courtroom for the second day of the $250 million civil fraud lawsuit against him and says he will be testifying "at the appropriate time." Trump criticized Attorney General James, saying she gave the judge "false and extremely misleading information."

Meet New Cali Winner

Laphonza Butler sworn in to replace late California Sen. Feinstein, third Black female senator in US history

Former union leader and Democratic insider Laphonza Butler has been sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Senate, replacing California Sen. Dianne Feinstein after her death and becoming only the third Black female senator in history.

Former First Lady Enters Fight

Hillary Clinton on supporting Ukraine as Putin aims to undermine democracy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now a professor of practice at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She's teaching alongside Dean Keren Yarhi-Milo, who said their focus is inspiring future foreign policy leaders and thinkers to collaborate around solving the world's most pressing problems. Geoff Bennett sat down with Clinton to discuss her new role.

Red Star Taking Orbit

China offers to collaborate on lunar mission as deadlines loom

China, which aims to become a major space power by 2030, has opened up a key lunar mission to international cooperation as mission deadlines loom for setting up a permanent habitat on the south pole of the moon.

Urban Outcry Against Prez

Tensions flare between Chicago and White House over migrant crisis | CNN Politics

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson confronted top White House officials late Sunday, demanding they take fast and concrete steps to address a migrant crisis they believe is about to reach a breaking point in the Windy City, according to two people on the call.

Tesla Game Plan Imagined

What was Elon Musk's strategy for Twitter? A fired Trump White House staffer offers a tantalizing clue

A year after Elon Musk acquired Twitter, a game plan published by a fired Trump White House staffer provides a clue about his strategy for the social media platform.

Witness Shapely Affirmation

I have 32M boobs & love dancing in lingerie - bodies were made to take up space

A BODY positive fashionista has shared her love for dance and living in her own skin. She encouraged others to follow suit, saying bodies were made to move and take up space. Claudia (@hey.theclose...

Cowtown Vacay Takes Flight

Nonstop Southwest Airlines flights from KCI to Montego Bay, San José del Cabo begin this weekend

Beginning Saturday, Oct. 7, Southwest Airlines will launch seasonal, weekly nonstop flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica, and San José del Cabo, Mexico, at Kansas City International Airport.

Suburbs Stay Winning By Way Of Serving Syrup

'Dirty soda' chain Swig plans first location in Kansas City area

Swig, a Utah-based chain that went viral on TikTok for serving up "dirty" sodas, is planning a new location in Mission, Kansas.

Autumn Finally Arrives?!?

A cold front and rain arrives overnight

Most showers should end by sunrise on Wednesday morning

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.