Kansas City Red: Local Hearts Return, Spending War Bucks & Playing Nuke Games

Tonight, in another salute to #TBT, we consider Xtina and her body of work along with pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Kansas City Artsy Finalists Debut

Final selection of 100 artists announced for Parade of Hearts 2024

Regional distribution of the artworks is set to take place in Spring 2024.

Hard Times Provide Teachable Moment For Academics

Park University might have to cut faculty positions: letter

Park University in Missouri says lower enrollment numbers are forcing it to cut costs, and that includes potentially reducing faculty.

More Deets On Rock Chalk Cash

Kansas is poised to boost legislators' pay by $28,000 in 2025, nearly doubling it

Kansas is poised to nearly double its lawmakers' pay in 2025 in hopes of attracting more diverse members.

Show-Me Nuke Cash

Missouri man bribed Kansas engineer for information to secure contracts involving nuclear tech, feds say

Federal prosecutors allege that for years, a Kansas man accepted bribes from a Missouri man in exchange for helping him secure subcontracts involving the production of nuclear weapon technology.

Tribute To Kansas City Legend

40 years after his tragic death, a new book celebrates the heroic life of Chiefs star Joe Delaney

Delaney died in 1983 trying to save three people from drowning

XTina Shares Her Story

Christina Aguilera on Britney Spears' Memoir, Suga's Early Career Struggles & More | Billboard News

Christina Aguilera stopped by 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' and discussed the possibility of being mentioned in fellow 'Mickey Mouse Club' star Britney Spears' new book, 'The Woman in Me.' Post Malone opene...

Tonight's EPIC Cash Request

Biden to ask Congress in Oval Office address for funding including aid for Israel, Ukraine

President Biden is expected to ask Congress, which is currently paralyzed without an elected House speaker, for $100 billion in supplemental funding, including aid for Israel and Ukraine.


Trump isn't above the law, Justice Department tells a judge

Prosecutors said the former president should not enjoy blanket immunity from criminal prosecution in the election interference case against him.

Republican FAIL Cont'd

Speaker stalemate options narrow as GOP swats down off-ramp

House Republicans and their nominee for Speaker, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), ended a marathon day with no Speaker, no clear path for the Ohio Republican to win the gavel - and even fewer ways out of their conundrum. Jordan spiked plans to hold a third floor vote on his Speakership bid Thursday as more Republicans said...

Holy Land Fighting Intensifies

As Israel readies troops for ground assault, Gaza awaits urgently needed aid from Egypt

Israeli airstrikes have pounded locations across the Gaza Strip, including parts of the south that Israel had declared safe zones

Even More War In Europe

Ukraine reports making headway against Russian forces in south

Kyiv's forces have made some headway against Russian forces in southern Ukraine but face new Russian attacks around the eastern town of Avdiivka, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday.

Far East Flexes Nukes

China has sharply expanded nuclear arsenal, US says

Beijing now possesses some 500 operational nuclear warheads, a new Pentagon report says.

Chief Twit Takes Another Hit

Tesla Earnings Slide 37%; Musk Issues This Cybertruck Warning

Tesla earnings in Q3 fell more than expected amid weaker deliveries and ongoing price cuts. But Cybertruck deliveries will start next month.

Old School Nasty Discovery

I found out my parents are polyamorous - here's how I'm coming to grips with it

The student, who goes by gooninandbaiting on TikTok posted a video explaining that she discovered her parents were in a polyamorous relationship with another couple.

Goodbye, Paulie

Burt Young, Oscar-nominated 'Rocky' actor, dies at 83

Burt Young, Oscar-nominated for his role as Paulie in the original 'Rocky' died on October 8, 2023. He was 83

Back From The Future

A 1981 DeLorean with only 977 miles on it was unearthed in a Wisconsin barn

The DeLorean, manufactured in April 1981, appeared to be mostly if not completely original, down to a blue oil filter and factory tires.

Baller Nearly Broken

Chiefs WR Mecole Hardman says he couldn't walk due to 2022 injury

Kansas City Chiefs receiver Mecole Hardman shared more about the injury that ailed him last season, leaving him unable to walk for a few days.

Crop Circle Perspective

News Chopper 9 video: Corn maze in Cass County, Missouri honors Chiefs head coach Andy Reid

A farm in Belton, Missouri is honoring Kansas City Chiefs head coach in a unique way.

Shining Lights Against Abuse

Downtown Kansas City goes purple honoring domestic violence awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and as a way to show support, buildings in downtown Kansas City will light up purple Thursday night.

Double Take Inside The Loop

Two new restaurants moving into Kansas City Power & Light District

Thrive Restaurant Group is opening two restaurant brands: fast-casual franchise Modern Market Eatery and breakfast and lunch chain HomeGrown.

#TBT: Long, Long Ago 'Indian Summer' Was Actually Terminology People Used In Public

A sunny and warm end to the week

Conditions are clear and cool overnight Thursday, with lows in the mid-40s

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.