Kansas City Gold: Trans Fight, Holy Land War & Autumn Chill

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Old School Impact Explained

Elderly driver hit parked car during Kansas City Marathon

Over seven thousand people attended Saturday's Garmin Kansas City marathon. However, racers were met with an unexpected incident when an elderly driver hit a parked car in the middle of the marathon.

Great Googly Moogly Propaganda

'They gave me some free Snickers': Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid talks about his latest commercial

Before the Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce, one of the most famous commercials involving the Kansas City Chiefs may have been one originally recorded in 1997.

Cowtown Real Estate Teachable Moments

Local nonprofit works to help first-time homebuyers understand housing market

The First Time Home Buyers Headquarters opened at 5737 Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday. Brown has a goal of helping 1,000 Black and brown community members buy their first home.

Newspaper Argues Against AG

Kris Kobach should stick to fighting crime, instead of fighting transgender Kansans | Opinion

The AG's speech to the Wichita Pachyderm Club was long on persecuting trans people and short on protecting everyone from real threats. From Dion Lefler:

Legal Life Lessons Confront Missouri

Judge in Missouri transgender care lawsuit agrees to step aside but decries 'gamesmanship'

A judge agreed Friday to step aside in a lawsuit challenging a new Missouri law restricting gender-affirming health care for minors.

Dead-Tree Lit Check

What's on your nightstand? Here are the books The Star's Opinion staff is reading now

Our picks go from Jordan Peele-curated horror stories to a Gothic classic that was the source for Neflix's "The Haunting of Bly Manor."

Angel & The Wild

The Story Behind the Famous Images of Erin Heatherton and Her Zanzibar Monkey

In 2016 the SI Swimsuit model competed for the perfect shot with a curious creature.

White House Fights Amid Holy Land Hot Mess

Inside Biden's Gaza strategy

He's offering support while trying to hold Israel back.

Fight To Disqualify MAGA Cont'd

Trump can't seem to stop a lawsuit that could kick his candidacy to the curb in Colorado

A citizen watchdog group filed a lawsuit to disqualify Donald Trump from running in Colorado based on the 14th amendment.

GOP Implosion Worsens

House chaos forces Senate to take the wheel on spending

The stalemate in the House is forcing the Senate to pick up the legislative slack and take the lead on spending. The includes keeping the government funded, as well as an emerging aid package that includes money to help Israel and Ukraine and to ease concerns at the border, a top issue for House Republicans...

Rocket Response Arrives

Israel carries out air strike on West Bank city Jenin

The Israeli military says space under a mosque was being used by Hamas to prepare "imminent" attacks.

Vlad Attacks Again

Russian missile strike on Kharkiv postal centre kills six, governor says

Attack on civilian site in Ukrainian city has killed six people and injured 14, according to Oleh Synehubov

El Papa Condones Alternative Lifestyles?!?!

The pope just opened the door to blessing same-sex couples. This nun secretly blessed one more than 15 years ago

As Pope Francis suggests the Church may bless LGBTQ Catholics' relationships, Sister Anna Koop talks about privately blessing a friend and her partner.

Baller Achieves Good Vibes

Having Mecole Hardman back brings that 'good mojo' into the building

The Kansas City Chiefs reacquired Mecole Hardman from the New York Jets, and teammate Travis Kelce said he's brought good vibes in the building heading into the team's matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers.

Pumpkin Spice Cool Down Ahead

FIRST WARN FORECAST: Spotty showers, brief thunderstorms expected for late Sunday, early Monday

Above normal temperatures continue into Sunday, but a few more clouds during the day could prevent many areas from warming back into the 80s.

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