Kansas City Walkabout: Travis Kelce & Taylor Swift Meet In Argentina Amid World At War

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Season Of Hype Starts Now

Multiple Kansas City metro cities rank top to live in the Midwest

Liveablility.com has released a new list of the top 25 places to live in the Midwest and multiple places in the Kansas City area made the list.

Bus Going Broke?!?

After years of free bus fare, Kansas City is studying whether to charge for rides again

Money collected from bus fares used to make up 7% to 12% of the agency's total revenues, and the agency hasn't found a long-term solution to continue with zero fare.

Golden Ghetto Debates Direction

Traffic diverting through Johnson County neighborhood causing concerns for neighbors

Antioch Road is closed through at least next Monday at W. 103rd Street for upgrades to sewers and traffic lights.

Living For The City

'That's my dream': Urban League's State of Black KC report reveals slight decline in Black homeownership

A recent report from the National Association of Realtors revealed this is the largest gap of home ownership in a decade.

Rent Spike For Rich, Too

For these KC condo owners, the cost of living on the Plaza just rose - by $178,000

Condo owners in Kansas City's Alameda Towers on the Country Club Plaza are assessed $178,000 each to repair parking garage

Another Circus Comes To Town

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus returns to Kansas City for 1st time since 2016

Ringling is ready to showcase a diverse line-up of performers representing nearly 20 different countries.

QB Casa Claimed

Mahomes' former Kansas City house finds a buyer - Kansas City Business Journal

Patrick Mahomes listed one of his Kansas City-area homes for sale in June. The property quickly found a buyer - a local media executive and private equity investor.

Nice Side Of Bridge: Powerless

Years of power problems in Liberty neighborhood concerning residents

Evergy power outage issues in Liberty, Missouri, have been a concern for homeowners for years, and residents say it's not getting any better.

Tech Powers Politicos

KC is capitalizing on recent wins: Here's how it's paying off for tech, biologics startups (and investors)

"The cities that are growing and dynamic are ones that are known as a creative and cultural crossroads for investment, for people," said KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas. "And more than anything [they're known as places] where ideas could get support, not just by those who are also interested in those areas, but also from investors."

Power Couple Protect Swifties

Taylor Swift CANCELS show in Buenos Aires due to rainy weather

Taylor Swift has canceled her Friday show in Buenos Aires, Argentina due to bad weather after her boyfriend Travis Kelce flew into town to see her act. The hitmaker, 33, shared the news on Insta Stories.

White House Ignores Numbers Yet Again

Biden touts electoral wins, shrugs off bad polls and takes on Trump on abortion at fundraiser

President Joe Biden branded the 2024 race as one against Donald Trump at a Chicago fundraiser on Thursday night with a year to go until the election.

Political Justice In Practice???

Trump suggests he or another Republican president could use Justice Department to indict opponents

In an interview with Univision News, former President Donald Trump claimed his political opponents have "let the genie out of the box."

Republicans Stay Losing Abortion Fight

The GOP's internal war over how to message abortion policy is shifting

Nikki Haley once seemed like an outlier. Now, fellow Republicans say she's provided them a template.

Holy Land Double Talk?!?

Blinken brings a notable shift in US language toward Israel as pressure mounts at home and abroad | CNN Politics

When US Secretary of State Antony Blinken lamented the civilian death toll in Gaza on Friday, it marked a subtle but notable shift in US language toward the Israeli government.

Big Apple Honcho Under Scrutiny

Eric Adams had cell phones, iPad seized by FBI as part of corruption investigation

The FBI seized Mayor Eric Adams' electronics early this week in connection with what appears to be a growing investigation into possible federal corruption in his 2021 campaign, The Post has learned.

Smut Game Consequences Seem Too Obvious

P*rn star's pet python bites partner's penis in horror scene: 'Blood everywhere'

An Australian p*rn star named Dani Dabello said her pet snake bit one of her male co-stars in the genitals.Dabello opened up to her Instagram followers on Wednesday about hiss horrifying injury.

Cheapskate Home Team Might Lose Another Star

Royals open to long-term deal with Bobby Witt, Jr. that could cost more than $200 million, according to a report

Will the Royals keep their star in Kansas City?

Sweet Life Returns For Some

Kansas City's Messner Bee Farm ready to re-open its store for the first time in over 3 years

While the bees hunker down for winter, owners Rachael and Eric Messner are getting ready to re-open their store for the first time since the COVID-19 Pandemic broke out

Baller Fashions Debut

Hugo Boss opening first location in Kansas City area

BOSS, a Hugo Boss brand outlet, will open in the Legends Outlets in Kansas City, Kansas, around Dec. 4, according to a release.

Hollywood Deets From Hometown Star

In KC post actors' strike, Jason Sudeikis is glad Hollywood 'parasites' agreed to share

"It's nice of them to, you know, take a little less for themselves and give it to the people that actually do the work," the Ted Lasso star said of the Hollywood and television studios.

Local Coldness Emerges . . . 

Chilly temperatures end the work week

Overnight lows will dip into the low and mid 30s.

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