Kansas City Hump Day: Blame Mahomes, Ukraine Ammo & White House Pupper Bites

A bunch of stuff (some silly & some serious) to consider tonight by way of pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Politico Reacts To Purchase

Kansas City Mayor Lucas: 'Always excited about more interest in the Plaza area'

Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas spoke to the media Wednesday at City Hall as reports circulated about the possible sale of the Country Club Plaza to a Dallas-based firm.

Autumn Advice: Check Your Furnace & Get Detector

Shawnee Mission North mourns loss of instructional coach found dead from CO poisoning

"She loved teaching and coaching and was the light in whatever room she entered," her family said of Kenna Kobin.

Paddy Proves Leadership

Mahomes takes blame for offensive miscues: 'I didn't play very well'

Patrick Mahomes is playing well but not well enough by his standards. The Kansas City Chiefs QB is 10th in passing yards, fifth in passing TDs.

Golden Ghetto Against Everyone

Developer kills Johnson County apartment plan after pushback from council, neighbors

Neighbors had protested the project, worried about added traffic congestion and overflow parking.

Left Turn Extravaganza Awaits

NASCAR returns for two race weekends at Kansas Speedway in 2024

In total, there have been 35 NASCAR Cup Series races at Kansas Speedway; one event from 2001 - 2010 and two races per year since 2011.

Pop Culture Survivor Shares Pix

Courtney Stodden models pink lingerie

The beauty was seen in pink lingerie on Thursday. While posing on her bed in her Los Angeles home, she showed off her dynamic figure. She used to be a reality TV star.

White House Animal House

Bidens' dog, Commander, involved in more White House biting incidents than previously reported | CNN Politics

President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden's 2-year-old German shepherd, Commander, has been involved in more biting incidents than previously reported at the White House, multiple sources familiar with the matter told CNN.


Trump bails out of fraud trial on 3rd day: He came, he scowled, he got gagged, and left

"The Donald Trump show is over," NY AG Letitia James quipped after her lead defendant left the courthouse.

Iran From Tradeoffs

US supplies Ukraine with a million rounds of ammunition seized from Iran

Justice department claimed ownership of the ordnance on the grounds that they were being smuggled to Yemeni Houthi forces, breaching a UN embargo

Far East Influences Rising

US warns of Chinese global disinformation campaign that could undermine peace and stability

The State Department in a first-of-its-kind report has laid out Beijing's growing efforts to reshape the global narrative on China, while spending billions of dollars to do so.

Former Star Strikes Back

Julia Ormond Sues Harvey Weinstein for Battery, CAA and Disney as Enablers of Sexual Assault (EXCLUSIVE)

Julia Ormond, the actress known for '90s films such as "Legends of the Fall," is suing Harvey Weinstein with CAA, Disney and Miramax as enablers.

Explaining Doggy Style 

When Dogs Hump, Sniff, and Chew, They're Just Being Dogs

Understanding some of the mysteries of dog behavior.

Foodie Cash Offered

KC Restaurant Festival seeking Restaurant Warriors for $1,000 prizes

The KC Restaurant Festival is seeking restaurant warrior nominations to win a $1,000 tip-out to be awarded October 17.

Forecast For Tonight . . . 

Chance of a few storms east of the Kansas City metro

A few storms are possible east of the Kansas City metro area Wednesday evening.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.