Kansas City Blast: Urban Sparks, Speaker Vote, Iran From Threats & MAGA Gagged

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Abandoned Cowtown Burning Season Arrives

Vacant property fires a 'major issue' for KCFD

Firefighters in Kansas City, MO are responding to more fires from vacant buildings, and these types of fires pose added challenges and risks. Hear how KCFD is changing tactics and how the community can help.

Future Spy Tech Part Of New Airport's Bad Design

KCI Airport incorporating facial recognition technology into its security process

The airport's latest addition will expedite a traveler's time going through customs and border protection

City Hall Fights Germs

Kansas City Health Department has free testing for flu, COVID and RSV

Free at-home COVID test kits are available for Kansas City residents.

Future Gives Gas

KC Fed report finds slight optimism in Midwest oil, natural gas markets

(The Center Square) - Energy markets continued to decline in the Midwest during the summer, but a modest increase is projected. The Kansas City Federal Reserve's third quarter energy survey...

Local Voter Easy Access Denied

No more voting at Union Station. Kansas City Election Board relocates ahead of 2024

The Kansas City Election Board's Union Station location was a central hub for voting since it opened in 2011. Now the agency has moved its offices to a new location south of Brush Creek.

Street Life In Urban Core Remains Dangerous

'This is preventable,' official says after weekend pedestrian fatality along Troost Avenue in Kansas City

Family members expressed concern over the lack of sidewalks and constant speeding by drivers along Troost, south of 82nd Terrace.

New Friends At Discount

Eight Kansas City animal shelters drop prices for Mega Match weekend

Multiple Kansas City-area animal shelters are once again dropping prices to just $25 this weekend, hoping to help pets find a new home.

Diva Throws Shade

Katy Perry Jokingly Approves of Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce's Romantic Relationship: 'I Ship'

Katy Perry took to Instagram and reacted to photos of Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce holding hands in N.Y.C. after appearing on 'Saturday Night Live' this weekend.

Sketchy Survey Confirms Suspicions For Left & Right

Fox News Poll: Increasing numbers think Joe & Hunter Biden did something illegal

Fox News Polling reveals most Americans think think Hunter Biden did something illegal in relation to his business dealings in Ukraine and China.


Takeaways from the testy hearing over the Trump gag order and what it means | CNN Politics

The federal judge overseeing the election subversion case against Donald Trump in Washington, DC, placed a limited gag order on the former president after his continued attacks against potential witnesses, prosecutors and the court itself, following a testy hearing Monday.

Showdown In The House Today

Hardline Republican Jim Jordan makes grab for US House speaker's gavel

Republican Jim Jordan will try to claim the gavel of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday in a vote that could elevate the prominent and combative right-wing figure to one of the most powerful posts in Washington.

Vlad Takes Break Amid Beatdown

600 days into the war, Russia's assault on a key eastern Ukraine city appears to be weakening

Ukrainian officials say a dayslong attempt by Russian forces to storm a strategically important city in eastern Ukraine appears to be running out of steam.

Russia Aligns With Future

Vladimir Putin arrives in China in rare trip abroad

The Russian president, who will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a forum on the Belt and Road initiative, has traveled little overseas because o fan international arrest warrant over his war in Ukraine.

Iran From Tough Talk

Top Iranian envoy warns 'preemptive action' against Israel expected soon

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on Monday warned that preemptive action against Israel could be expected "in the coming hours," due to its bombing of Gaza, according to Iranian state TV. Amirabdollahian said that Israel - which is waging an air campaign against Palestinian militant group Hamas with a ground invasion expected soon - won't be allowed to take such actions...

Celebs Still Have Feelings

Justin Timberlake 'concerned' about ex Britney Spears' bombshell book as release date approaches

Justin Timberlake is "concerned" about what his ex-girlfriend Britney Spears reveals from their relationship in her forthcoming book, "The Woman in Me," multiple sources tell Page Six.

Social Media Drama For Realz

Jacksfilms calls for YouTube to demonetize Sssniperwolf after "creepy" doxxing incident - Dexerto

The feud between Jacksfilms and Sssniperwolf has reached new levels of controversy after the latter doxxed her fellow creator on Instagram.

Machines Steal Burritos From Mexicans

Watch Chipotle's latest robot prototype plunk ingredients into a burrito bowl

Bowls and salads will automatically routed within the makeline, where an assembly system passes dishes beneath ingredient containers.

Another Place To Chill

Netflix plans to open brick and mortar locations

The streamer plans to open physical stores - dubbed Netflix House - offering retail, dining and content-themed entertainment. It's unclear if they'll sell DVDs.

Singularity Is Cringe

Humans can't resist breaking AI with boobs and 9/11 memes | TechCrunch

Artificial intelligence just can't keep up with the human desire to see boobs and 9/11 memes, no matter how strong the guardrails are.

Baller Homecoming Teased

Andy Reid gives update on potential Frank Clark return to KC

Former Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark reportedly has his sights set on a potential return to Kansas City. Coach Andy Reid weighed in.

Lady Kick-Off Coming Soon

Get an inside look at progress on KC Current stadium with latest construction update tour

See how the new stadium is shaping up before its March 2024 opening.

Another Slice Of Heart Clogger Coming Soon

Minsky's, Joe's KC collaboration Z-Man Pizza returns for limited time

Minsky's Pizza and Joe's KC BBQ announced the return of a popular collaboration Monday. The Minsky's Z-Man Pizza is back while supplies last at all Kansas City-area and Lawrence locations.

Dead-Tree Shares Tuesday Fare

The search for the perfect taco: How did this Californian rate Kansas City's Tiki Taco?

Star visual journalist Emily Curiel really loves tacos. She's searching for the perfect 10 carne asada taco. See what she thinks of what Tiki Taco has to offer.

Time For TKC Autumn Jacket

Cold Tuesday morning, warming up throughout the day

Patchy frost in spots this morning, but temperatures will quickly climb after sunrise. Plenty of sunshine today. Chance of showers for Wednesday in some areas.

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