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Right now hottie Gracie's Icelandic voyage inspires another peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Diva Publicity Stunt Lingers

'Shocked me': Travis Kelce reacts to Taylor Swift confirming their relationship in Argentina

The tight end opened up to his brother about the new relationship on the latest episode of their podcast New Heights

Worker Win In The Dotte

Owner of tree trimming business tops pastor in Wyandotte County UG election by 5 votes

Philip Lopez got 831 votes in the race to represent District 6 on Wyandotte County's governing body, defeating Pastor Steve Neal by five votes.

Tax For Local Life Line

Kansas City domestic violence shelter optimistic about new FCC rules surrounding victims, cell phones

The FCC approved a set of rules this morning that would safeguard domestic violence survivors by "improving access to safe and affordable connectivity" via cell phones.

Reheating Hope . . . 

Natural gas rates to decrease for Spire West customers

A change in the filing of natural gas rates beginning Thursday will help Spire West customers get an ease to their bills.

Kegger X-mas Anthem Debuts

Travis Kelce Writes and Records a Holiday Song With Brother Jason

The Kansas City Chiefs star collaborated on 'Fairytale of Philadelphia' for the 'A Philly Special Christmas' album.

Heiress Shares Hotness

Chiefs heiress Gracie Hunt shares bikini photos from Iceland, prayers for evacuees

"A few days ago when I took these photos it was truly a frozen fairytale," Gracie Hunt said in a post showing her lounging at an Iceland resort pool.

White House Fades Amid Fighting

Biden's approval rating sinks over Israel-Hamas war; support for Trump in 2024 rises: poll

A new poll shows President Biden with a sinking approval rating over his handling of the Israel-Hamas war, and former President Donald Trump is ahead in the 2024 presidential race.

Politicos Pause For Dramatic Effect

US Senate works to avoid shutdown

Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday they could possibly vote later in the day on legislation that would keep the government funded and prevent a partial shutdown.

Union Flex Unpacked

Markwayne Mullin defends Senate fight, remains open to punching or getting a cup of coffee with union boss

Sen. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., who challenged International Brotherhood of Teamsters President Sean O'Brien to a fistfight, defends his exchange.

Tesla Boss Talks Hatred

Elon Musk Agrees With Poster Who Says Jews Advocate 'Hatred Against Whites'

Elon Musk replied to an anti-Semitic tweet on Wednesday by stating his agreement with it.

Counteroffensive Cont'd

Ukraine war: Army claims foothold on bank of Dnipro river in south

Russia admits "small groups" of Ukrainian forces have seized a village east of the Dnipro river.

Far East Peace Offering?!?

'Planet Earth is big enough for two': Biden and Xi meet for first time in a year

US and Chinese presidents meet in San Francisco to discuss the economy, climate, military relations and Taiwan

Survey Seyz War Stays Losing

US support for Israel is declining amid ongoing war in Gaza: Survey

A majority of Americans now back a cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war, though the Biden administration has strongly spoken against such a move, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll published Wednesday. Poll respondents showed less support for Israel than at the start of the conflict, showing changing opinions as the war reaches its sixth week.

Iran From Upcoming Conflict

Iran's nuclear enrichment advances as it stonewalls UN, IAEA reports show

Iran has enough uranium enriched to up to 60% purity, close to weapons-grade, for three atom bombs and is still stonewalling the agency on key issues, confidential IAEA reports showed on Wednesday.

Talker Earns Honor Amid Ratings FAIL . . . 

Jimmy Kimmel to Host 2024 Oscars Ceremony

Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the 2024 Oscars ceremony for the fourth time.

Sexy Inspiration Reconsidered

I Know What My Girlfriend's Virile, Much Younger Ex Did for Her. I Can't Get It Out of My Head.

He's constantly on my mind, and I don't know how to make it stop.

Baller History Redux

Documentary on Kansas City Royals Legend George Brett Gets Release Date on MLB Network

The documentary "Brett" will debut on Dec. 7th on the MLB Network.

Celebrate Local Java Gimmicks

New Kansas City coffee shop aims to avoid annoyances, with bigger portions, no tipping

"Part of what we're trying to do here is give people back some of the things that have been taken away from them."

Feast On Super Bowl Publicity Stunts

Travis Kelce's mom Donna Kelce to serve up Raising Cane's in Johnson County

Donna Kelce, mom to Chiefs TE Travis Kelce and Eagles center Jason Kelce, is teaming up with Raising Cane's for a shift before Monday Night Football.

Local Biz Debuts After Corporate Evacuation . . . 

Meddy's Recently Opened in Brookside

You probably noticed the facelift going on this summer at the SW corner of 63rd and Brookside Plaza, last occupied by Panera. The trucks clustered at that intersection for weeks as the interior and exterior was transformed to the latest location of Meddy's, a Mediterranean food spot.

Forecast For Now . . .

Warm conditions stick around as wind picks up overnight

Thursday's highs around the Kansas City metro will hit the mid and upper 60s

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.