Kansas City News Party: Traylor Swelce Good Life & War Of Worlds

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Tea lovers around world enjoyed the Midwest Tea Festival in KC-area

This weekend, the Midwest Tea Festival at the Overland Park Convention Center featured 24 venders from around the world.

The Dotte Divided

Should Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County split after 25 years? Opinions vary

Wyandotte County's success has been "overwhelming" since the government unified with Kansas City, Kansas in 1997, a co-founder said. Others aren't so sure.

Bittersweet End Game With Friends & Family

Terminally ill Chiefs fan attends game, completes bucket list item thanks to loved ones

Willie Parks, who lives with an incurable cancer, made his way to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium to cross an item off his bucket list.

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Your Community: Johnson County Library's 8th annual Writers Conference

2023 is the year of the workshop at Johnson County Library's annual Writers Conference. Now in its 8th year, the Conference will be held at the Central Reso ...

Soccer Comeback Reconsidered

Sporting KC boomerangs rough start of season to make playoffs in historic fashion

Sporting KC grinded themselves out of a muddy situation and feel battle-tested to a point where no other club can touch their confidence and experience.

The Whole World Loves A Great Marketing Stunt

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce's Chiefs celebrations

The Anti-Hero hitmaker, 33, watched her NFL beau, 34, score a touchdown as the Chiefs maintained their five-game winning streak with a 31-17 triumph over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Prez Pushed Back On Bad Policy

Internal emails show Biden officials openly disagreed with admin's fossil fuel policies

EXCLUSIVE: Several top administration officials overseeing key federal energy and oil leasing policies have openly disagreed with the decision to hold future lease sales, emails show.

MAGA Talks Trash & Testimony

Donald Trump calls billionaire Anthony Pratt 'red haired weirdo from Australia' as he denies discussing submarines

Ex-president lashes out at 'fake news' amid reports Pratt used wealth to cultivate close relationship between the pair

Republican Implosion Cont'd?!?

GOP senators pressure House to solve Speaker drama

Republican senators say their party's brand is suffering serious damage because of the failure of House Republicans to elect a new Speaker after nearly three weeks and warn that the GOP's image will take a major hit if Congress can't move on must-pass legislation soon. Senate Republicans have spoken hopefully of working with each of...

Allies Away

'The man broke my heart': Biden's Arab-American boosters begin to leave his side

These Arab-Americans were among Biden's biggest fans. Now they're warning they - and others - could abandon him in 2024.

Facts, Feelings & Logic In War

Developing World Sees Double Standard in West's Actions in Gaza and Ukraine

Resentments are complicating calls by the Biden administration to rally the world against efforts to "annihilate" democracies.

U.S. Attacked From All Sides

McConnell calls China, Russia, Iran new 'axis of evil' that US must deal with: 'This is an emergency'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell deemed Iran, China and Russia the new "axis of evil" and said the Israel-Hamas war is a "worldwide problem."

Local Taste

Ukrainian-American man opens European market in Overland Park to share slice of home

"When you walk through the doors, it's hard to really describe in words. It's like I'm kind of sort of home," Vlad Polishchuk shared with reporter Abby Dodge.

Grigs Gets Ready For This Week

Things get windy ahead of mid-week rain chances

Much-needed rain is on the way Tuesday through the end of the week

Gucci Mane - Must Be Me is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.