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KC's Power And Light District Will Add Two New Restaurants

KC's Power and Light bringing two new restaurants to the area that will open next year - Homegrown and Modern Market Eatery.

Power Play Disputed

Gameday in the dark: Power outage will hit entire town during Chiefs game

Residents in Odessa, Missouri, have been notified their area will experience a planned power outage during the Chiefs vs Dolphins game in Germany.

Show-Me Spy Games

Brother of Julian Assange visits Missouri to push for release of Wikileaks founder * Missouri Independent

Gabriel Shipton, half brother to Julian Assange, is lobbying to have the U.S. government drop espionage charges against the Wikileaks founder.

Traffic Trouble Postscript

Jackknifed semi causing traffic delays on eastbound I-70 eastbound

Just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, an accident involving a semi-trailer was reported on eastbound I-70.

Boozing Time For Cowtown

The best pop-up bars, events and spookeasys for Halloween weekend in Kansas City

Here are the best spots to get your holiday spirits

Hottie Double Take . . . 

Alessandra Ambrosio, 42, looks fabulous in a bikini but who's slacks?

The 42-year-old Victoria's Secret veteran shared an image where she was posing for a mirror selfie in her bedroom. A pair of belted slacks hung from one of the wall lights.

White House Snubs Democracy?!?

Biden will not be on the New Hampshire primary ballot this election

Biden's campaign told state officials that it is complying with an effort from the Democratic National Committee to make South Carolina the first official contest of the cycle.

MAGA Still Makes Decisions

Donald Trump looms large over House Speaker vote

The former President has so far not publicly endorsed a new candidate after Jim Jordan dropped out.

Empire State Standoff

Trump, Cohen to come face to face in New York fraud trial

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen takes the stand in Trump's New York fraud trial to testify about alleged communications with Trump and others about so-called statements of financial conditions.

Still Losing 2020 Vote

Jenna Ellis becomes latest Trump lawyer to plead guilty over efforts to overturn Georgia's election

Attorney Jenna Ellis has pleaded guilty to reduced charges over efforts to overturn Donald Trump's 2020 election loss in Georgia.

Politics Of Shame OR EXCELLENT Only Fans Promo?!?

Revenge porn lands in thousands of Virginia mailboxes courtesy of the Republican Party

The Republican Party of Virginia is exploring how low a political party can go with a new set of campaign mailers targeting Democratic state House candidate Susanna Gibson. Last month, The ...

Political & Personal Finance Debated

VA Dem Candidate Who Got Busted for Sex Acts Might Have Also Committed Election Fraud

Virginia Democrat Susanna Gibson's bid for a seat in the state legislature took a broadside. It got buried because of a slew of bad news, not least the Israel-Hamas war, but she got busted for the sex shows she posted online.

Spoiler: It's Paddy

Tom Brady was asked by Shaquille O'Neal who he sees as his NFL successor

Former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was asked by NBA Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal who he sees as his NFL successor.

Pro-Life Road Warrior Debate

In Texas, Local Laws to Prevent Travel for Abortions Gain Momentum

Lubbock County, home to more than 300,000 near the New Mexico border, has become the fourth and largest Texas county to bar travel assistance for abortions.


Israeli hostage released by Hamas, Yochaved Lifshitz, talks about ordeal, and why she shook her captor's hand

Yochaved Lifshitz, 85, says she "went through hell" being taken hostage by Hamas, but after 2 weeks in captivity, she shook one of the militants' hands.

Terror Clips Cont'd

IDF shares harrowing videos, photos of Hamas attack: 'It's things a person doesn't do'

The horrific videos and pictures shared with journalists contain graphic evidence of Hamas gunning down, torturing, and decapitating civilians during their invasion across the Gaza border on Oct. 7...

Practice For Imperfect World

Israeli forces ramp up urban warfare training ahead of looming Gaza ground invasion

In preparation for an expected ground invasion, the Israeli army has constructed a rapid-response training facility at the Tse'elim army base, approximately 30 miles south of Ashkelon.

Latest Tesla Prediction

Elon Musk fears the West is foolishly 'sleepwalking our way into World War III'

Urging an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, the SpaceX CEO wants to trade land for peace so the West can normalize relations with Vladimir Putin.

Movie Star Remembered

Richard Roundtree, 'Shaft' Star, Dies at 81

Richard Roundtree, the movie star who originated the role of detective John Shaft in the blaxploitation classic, died Tuesday of pancreatic cancer.

Cowtown Shows Kindness

Hundreds of pets adopted during Kansas City-area shelter special

More than 700 pets found their forever homes during the weekend adoption special KC Mega Match at shelters across the Kansas City area.

Local 2nd Chance Offered

Healing House in Kansas City provides safe haven for those seeking recovery

As Red Ribbon Week sweeps across the nation, Kansas City stands united against substance abuse, with local organizations taking the lead in providing crucial support.

Partake In Scripted Drama

How Chiefs fans can get a chance to do the coin toss at Arrowhead Stadium

GEHA is giving Kansas City Chiefs fans the opportunity to do the coin toss at every home game inside Arrowhead Stadium this season.

Asked By Almost Nobody . . . 

Why is Overland Park so much better than Wichita at empowering women? | Opinion

Unemployment rate, job security, living in poverty, women-owned businesses and economic clout all factor into the ratings of 182 cities.

Soggy Season Starts . . . 

Kansas City's rain chances are here to stay

It will be raining in Kansas City Tuesday evening

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