Kansas City Clicks: Sporting Playoff Victory, MAGA Cuts Loose & Celebrity Ceasefire

Once again we pay tribute to the legacy of hottie Jordan as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines for our most dedicated readers.

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Kansas City Triumph Tonight

Sporting KC clinches playoff spot with win over Minnesota

A 3-1 win over Minnesota United and a Portland Timbers loss secured Sporting KC's eighth-place spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs.

Northland Crowded House News

KCI Airport has record-breaking month, nearly one million passengers

The brand-new Kansas City International Airport had its best-ever September, officials report.

JoCo Traffic Tragedy

Multi-vehicle crash on I-435 in Leawood leaves 1 with life-threatening injuries, 5 others injured Saturday

One person sustained life-threatening injuries and five others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi and a tow truck on eastbound Interstate 435 in Leawood, Kansas, Saturday evening.

Running Game Aftermath

Kansas City Marathon results: Here are the top finishers (plus a link to the full list)

Looking for your name (or the name of someone you know) atop the results list from Saturday's Garmin Kansas City Marathon?

X-Mas Already

Union Station's Holiday Reflections display plans 'biggest year ever'

Union Station's popular walk-through holiday village "Holiday Reflections" is returning soon for its fourth year in Kansas City.

Scaring Up More Cowtown Boozing

Historic lounge and piano bar to become Halloween-themed pop-up bar

For two nights only, VOO Lounge & Piano Bar will be known as BOO, featuring Halloween-themed specialty cocktails, live music and more.

Jordan Still Earns Headlines

Bayern's 'sexiest fan' offered to chauffeur Marco Reus if he quit Dortmund

Marco Reus never made the jump from Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich like many others - despite being given a tempting offer to do so by a German glamour model

Progressives Doubt Prez

Leading Democrats need to go to the White House to ask Biden and Harris to step aside

This is not a partisan point. It is one about mutual survival.

MAGA Won't Remain Silent

Trump Shares Post Labeling Judge Who Fined Him A 'Lunatic'

Trump criticized the judge overseeing his New York civil fraud case, though his comments would not violate a gag order imposed on all parties in the case.

Hollywood Hopes For Peace

Joaquin Phoenix, Cate Blanchett and More Stars Demand Joe Biden Call for Israel-Gaza Ceasefire: 'Compassion Must Prevail'

55 artists, including Joaquin Phoenix, Cate Blanchett, Ayo Edebiri and more, have asked President Biden to order a ceasefire in Gaza and Israel.

Vlad Under Fire

14 Russian helicopters likely destroyed by US-provided ATACMS missiles in Ukraine: UK intel

Ukrainian strikes on two Russian airfields in Ukraine using new U.S.-provided long-range missiles likely destroyed 14 Kremlin helicopters this week, according to intelligence from the United Kingdom. Kyiv's forces used the Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS), which arrived in the country earlier this month, to strike the Russian airfields in Luhansk and the port city...

Fact Check On Far East Frenemies

What is most significant in the Pentagon's China military report?

The Pentagon this week released its annual report on China's military, which touches on wide-ranging issues related to some of the most important developments in China's national security over the past year. Here are some key highlights:

Violence Declines Everywhere But Kansas City

US firearm homicide rate ticks down from pandemic peak, but remains elevated

This is the first time the national firearm homicide rate has fallen since a sharp increase was recorded from 2019 to 2020.

Extremist Found Equally Unsuccessful Calling After Smut Career

Florida p*rn star-turned-Proud Boy headed to prison for 'leading' role in Jan. 6 riot

Steven Miles, a 40-year-old Tampa area resident, pleaded guilty to his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Holy Land War Hits Golden Ghetto Family

Overland Park woman remains separated from husband as fighting in Israel enters 2nd week

Fighting in Israel is entering its second week and doesn't look any closer to coming to an end. Natalie Cabell is living with family in Overland Park, but her husband Ariel Back is still in Israel.

Winter Coming For Kansas City

When will it feel like winter in Kansas City? NOAA updates forecast

Dreaming of a white Christmas? For most, it'll be just a dream as national forecasters predict an unseasonably warm start to winter.

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