Kansas City Xylem: Growing Kansas City Amid Rumors Of War

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Growing Cowtown Roots

Kansas City Awarded $12M for Trees

In alignment with Kansas City's stated goal to plant 10,000 trees over 3 years, the City secured a $12 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture's Forest Service. This funding marks a significant milestone in the City's commitment to improve the urban tree canopy, strengthen the community, and promote environmental justice.

JoCo Joins Fight

Overland Park synagogue plans solidarity event in support of Israel

The Temple, Congregation B'nai Jehudah is planning a solidarity event Monday evening to show support for Israel.

Show-Me Housing Crisis

State of Missouri's Housing Market: Homes are disappearing quickly - Missourinet

Year-over-year the number of homes being sold in Missouri is down 15%. Andrea Sheridan, President of the Missouri Association of Realtors, says that although less homes are being sold, there are still many people who are looking for one. She wants interest rates to stabilize so that more people enter the home buying market.

Winning Shots

Can this photographers' images of central Kansas help save the disappearing prairies?

Kansas City native Philip Heying has made his home outside of Matfield Green, Kansas, for the past 3 years. He says the landscape around the speck of a central Kansas town is under threat.

Prepping Kick-Off

These six spots in Kansas City want to become base camps for 2026 World Cup teams - Kansas City Business Journal

The Kansas City area has attractive sites vying to become base camps for the 2026 World Cup. Most experts expect the area to attract at least one team - and the economic benefits that follow.

Angels Endure

Can Victoria's Secret fix its image?

Victoria's Secret: The Tour '23 is a new film on Prime Video that aims to re-cast the famous lingerie brand's problematic image. Can it succeed, asks Faran Krentcil.

To Bitter End & Beyond

Pennsylvania swing voter tells NBC News he'd vote for Biden over Trump 'even if he was dead'

A group of swing voters from Pennsylvania told NBC News' Kristen Welker in an interview that they were "depressed" by a possible Biden/Trump rematch.

MAGA Blame Game Cont'd

Trump says Hamas attack on Israel, war in Ukraine would not have occurred if he were president

Former President Trump said Sunday Hamas's attacks on Israel and the Russia-Ukraine war would "never have happened" if he were president. "THE HORRIBLE ATTACK ON ISRAEL, MUCH LIKE THE ATTACK ON UKRAINE, WOULD NEVER HAVE HAPPENED IF I WERE PRESIDENT - ZERO CHANCE!" Trump wrote Sunday in a Truth Social post.

World War Z Worsens

Here's how the Israel-Hamas conflict affects Ukraine, China, Iran - and everyone else

From the threat of a regional war to China's strange diplomacy, there's no end to the dilemmas ahead.

Eastern Front Needs Persist

Israel's war with Hamas could increase competition for the US artillery shells needed by Ukraine

Earlier this year, the United States sent 155mm artillery ammunition to Ukraine from a large stockpile in Israel.

Far East Perspective

Xi Jinping's wants a 'multipolar world', as China accelerates its shift away from the west

In the face of increasingly strained relations with the west, Beijing is attempting to build its influence in the global south

El Papa Encourages Silence

Avoiding the term 'secrecy,' Pope calls synod to 'fasting' from publicity

Pope Francis during the opening session of his Synod on Synodality urged members to avoid speaking to media in order to maintain what he said was the "priority of listening," and lamented the influence of public opinion on past synod gatherings.

The Dotte Considers Fate

"Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined," West Wyandotte Public Library - KC STUDIO

Curated by Dr. Randall Griffey of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art and supported by the Mid-America Arts Alliance, "Imprinting the West" offers a glimpse of how the United States interpreted the existence of its Indigenous population.

Forecast To Start Work Week

FIRST WARN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY: Widespread showers Thursday, falling temps on Friday

A cold front will swing through the region tonight turning winds from the northwest and sending temperatures back into the low to mid 40s by early Monday.

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