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Agenda For Autumn Debuts

The best events in KC: October 2023

Check out the best events, concerts, festivals and shows happening in October 2023.

Burning Sensation Earlier Today

Video shows 3-story apartment building in Kansas City engulfed by flames

KCFD went into defensive operations against the abandoned structure overnight Tuesday

Fall Tradition Faces Inflation

KC-area carriage ride operators having difficulty retaining insurance coverage

Those local operators say it's part of a nationwide trend threatening to destroy what's been a fun and educational experience for generations.

Higher Education Offered

A bachelor's degree in weed

Students at Missouri's Truman State University can now earn a four-year bachelor's degree in cannabis - and Truman isn't the only academic institution teaching about weed.

Northeast Creative Needs Help

Local artist seeks community's help after storm damages kiln at Back Door Pottery

Local artist Rebecca Koop is seeking help from her community after a storm damaged her pottery studio and outdoor kiln [...]

Gabbi Breaks Fashion Rules Beautifully

Model Gabrielle Epstein reveals racy new swimsuit trend: 'Circumboob'

Australian OnlyFans model and influencer Gabrielle Epstein, 28, gave her 3 million Instagram followers an eyeful on Tuesday when she posted a mirror snap of herself wearing a swimsuit that barely covers her breasts.


Striking Kaiser Permanente workers say patients and employees are suffering under staffing shortages

Kaiser Permanente is a non-profit company that serves nearly 13 million people in its 39 hospitals and more than 600 medical facilities nationwide, according to its website.

Prez Forgives Your Sociology Degree

Biden to tout efforts to ease student debt, including $9B more in loan forgiveness

President Joe Biden will speak about his efforts to address student debt, including $9 billion more in loan relief that the White House announced.

MAGA Declines Speaker Role

Trump says he's focused on the White House amid calls for a speaker bid

Trump told reporters outside a Manhattan courthouse that his sole focus is on the 2024 presidential campaign.

White House Watches Downfall

The bewilderment and schadenfreude the White House feels over McCarthy’s ouster

Its biggest concern now: the 44-day countdown to salvage Ukraine aid and avoid another shutdown showdown.

Meet New Boss

Here are the Republicans who could be the next Speaker

A mad dash is kicking off in the House GOP to elect a new nominee for Speaker after the House ousted Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) from the post on Tuesday, and he declined to seek the gavel again. Republicans expect to hold an internal candidate forum on Tuesday and an election on Wednesday.

Euro Cash On Pause For Now

Ousting of US House speaker darkens outlook for Ukraine aid as funds dry up | CNN Politics

The removal of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in the US Congress has cast a dark cloud over the already troubled process of Washington's military and financial aid for Ukraine, as its counteroffensive against Russia grinds on with little change to the frontlines.

Far East Crackdown Forever

Chinese censors block 'Tiananmen' image of athletes hugging

Picture of athletes' '6/4' race numbers erased in perceived reference to 1989 massacre

NYC Rules For Thee . . . 

Adams goes on Latin America tour to dissuade migrants from going to NYC, yet says 'borders should remain open'

Democrat NYC Mayor Eric Adams is traveling to Latin America to discourage migrants in Mexico, Ecuador and Columbia from making the trek to New York City.

Build By KC HQ'd Company

U2's Concert at The Sphere Went Viral-and It May Change How We Watch Live Music

U2 played the first concert at the $2.3 billion Sphere on Friday in Las Vegas providing plenty of evidence of how the venue will change live music.

Survive With Benefits

She Watched Her Sexuality Slip Away After A Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Here's How She Reclaimed It.

Women still don't hear enough about sexual health during cancer treatment.

EPIC Blogger News Survey

Kansas City Restaurant Openings, Closings, and News

Just found out that one of my fave Thai restaurants, Lulu’s Thai Noodle Shop, opened a location in downtown Overland Park . . .

Breaking Away & Moving Forward

Southtown Glass company reflects on 39 years in business, what's next

Southtown Glass took the new business risk more than four decades ago. The company is prime example of a small business with staying power in the metro.

Still Running With Home Team

Join KC Royals mascot Sluggerrr for run onto baseball field

Kansas City Royals mascot Sluggerrr hosts charity 5K and 10K at Kauffman Stadium on Oct. 14.

Losing Postscript

"We're going to push forward," says J.J. Picollo after 106-loss evaluation season

J.J. Picollo looks to the future after wrapping up the season

Enjoy Autumn Afternoon & Then Winter . . . 

Rain moving out later this morning, cold front begins to move in

Impact day for chance of showers this morning. Cooler and breezy, with highs in the 70s. Drier conditions expected later today.

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