Kansas City Double Take: Divas, Discontent & Internets Addiction

Right now hottie Lindsey inspires a second peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines for right now.

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Double Diva Devotion

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift fans help Kansas City economy hit high notes

A Kansas City, Missouri, hotel reports the revenue and impact of Beyoncé and Taylor Swift was greater than the NFL Draft.

Toy Train Offers Holiday Cringe

KC Streetcar looking for musicians to bring Christmas cheer to riders during holiday season

The organization announced Tuesday morning it is looking for "talented, local musicians to entertain riders during the 2023 holiday season."

Rock Chalk Scarcity Persists

Why Kansas makes it harder to qualify for food assistance than most other states

Most other states have expanded limits on the value of savings and assets people can own and still get food stamps.

Show-Me Newsies Shut Out?!?

Missouri Capitol renovation plan mentions accessibility. Does this include reporters? * Missouri Independent

Needed accessibility upgrades are planned for the Missouri State Capitol, but there's little information about access for the press.

Taste Of Northland Good Life

Upcoming Kansas City area restaurant week benefits charities

'Taste of Parkville' coming to Kansas City area, says Parkville Area Chamber, featuring local restaurants Acre, La Costa Mexicana and Nick and Jake's.

Hottie Backstory For Reference

Lindsey Pelas - Wikipedia

Lindsey Nicole Pelas (born May 19, 1991) is an American glamour model, actress, social media personality, and content creator.Pelas was born on May 19, 1991, near Independence, Louisiana.

White House Confronts Angry Americans

Voters are unhappy, and that will be big trouble for Biden

Voters haven't forgotten Trump's four chaotic years in the White House, but there's something else they haven't forgotten: that it was Joe Biden who ran as a moderate in 2020 - and has moved the country left since then.

MAGA Makes Most Of Court Date

Trump turns his fraud trial into a campaign stop as he seeks to capitalize on his legal woes

Donald Trump's court appearances are no longer distractions from his campaign to return to the White House. They are central to it.

Speaker Showdown Underway

Kevin McCarthy live updates: Republicans prepare to vote on Matt Gaetz's motion to oust House Speaker

Latest news and live updates on the House vote on whether to oust Kevin McCarthy. The vote was prompted by a motion by Matt Gaetz after government funding disagreements.

First Son Legal Moves

Hunter Biden pleads not guilty to federal gun charges out of Special Counsel David Weiss' probe

Hunter Biden pleaded not guilty to federal gun charges in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware Tuesday morning after being charged out of Special Counsel David Weiss' years-long investigation.

Cue Up Consequences

Inside a New York City hospital on the front lines of the migrant crisis

In the past year alone, Bellevue Hospital has seen one-quarter of the nearly 30,000 visits from undocumented migrants seeking medical care in the city's public hospital system.

Out Of Bullets In Eastern Europe?!?

Ukraine war: Western allies running out of ammunition

The UK and Nato say ammunition production must be ramped up so Ukraine can defend itself against Russia.

Cuteness Retreats

Panda Diplomacy: The departure of DC's beloved pandas may signal a wider Chinese pullback

The National Zoo's three giant pandas are set to return to China in early December with no public signs that the 50-year old exchange agreement struck by former President Richard Nixon will continue.

Mobile Phone Marketing Cont'd

Travis Kelce's mom had fun with that Taylor Swift viral moment | CNN

The matriarch of the Kelce family has jokes when it comes to her son's "seemingly" girlfriend.

If You're Reading TKC Than It's Bad, REALLY Bad . . . 

Internet addiction spectrum detailed in study: Find out where you rank on the scale

The invention of social media's never-ending scroll birthed an unforeseen addiction to the internet, and now, researchers are measuring screen dependency in a new study.

Faith Life Rebranded

Humble Mormon Mom Moved To Hollywood & Transformed Herself Into An Influencer With 54-Inch Boobs

Influencer Allegra Cole left her life as a humble Mormon mom behind for Hollywood and picked up 54-inch boobs along the way.

Locals Cultivate Dirt

North Kansas City resident turns her grocery frustrations into mushroom-growing business

North Kansas City resident Robin Moore noticed this repeatedly when trying to find fresh mushrooms at grocery stores - so she decided to do something about it.

Taste Of Hipster Life

Owners of Fox and Bull Baking Co. are making their mark.

Owners of Fox and Bull Baking Co. are making their mark. They come for the cinnamon roll, but stay at Fox and Bull for the company.

Artsy Fight Against Disaster

Summer storms destroyed this Kansas City artist's kiln with a tree - 'that's a loss to everybody'

A 45-foot hackberry tree crushed Rebecca Koop's outdoor kiln and left her without power for the foreseeable future. With no way to fire ceramics, Koop's community classes will stop, as will her primary source of income.

Perspective On Pleb Party Life

2023 American Royal was a beer and barbecue bash

Over 500 teams, including 13 international and 80 youth teams, competed in the infield of Kansas Speedway at the World Series of Barbecue.

Forecast For The Moment

WEATHER BLOG: From shorts and flip flops to sweatshirts and coats in less than a week

A few isolated thunderstorms are possible Tuesday night into Wednesday

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