Kansas City Vantage: Local Improvements, Prez Indictment & Market Surge

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Good Deed Bling

Rare gold coin worth thousands donated to a Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

The gold coin was anonymously donated after being taped carefully to the back of a $5 bill dropped in a Red Kettle.

West Bottoms Redux

Kansas City-Paris of the plains or cow town? This historic building is here for the cows

Compare modern view of Livestock Exchange building in Kansas City to image from 1911 postcard.

Golden Ghetto Gets Bigger

Overland Park pushes ahead on new subdivision planned for annexed Johnson County land

A plan to build 39 homes in a largely rural area of southern Johnson County is moving forward over the opposition of area residents

Still Playing Hurt

Chiefs vs. Patriots Wednesday injury report: Isiah Pacheco remains out of practice

On Sunday afternoon, New England will host Kansas City.

Tool Time Transition

Westlake Ace Hardware to take over former Sears building in Johnson County

Lenexa-based Westlake Ace Hardware is taking over the former Sears Home & Life space in Overland Park - the lone store remaining in the KC area.

Diva Shares Wares

Bella Thorne goes topless while promoting her jewelry brand

Bella Thorne went topless in a very racy shoot for her jewelry brand, Thorne Dynasty on Wednesday.

House Against Prez

House votes to authorize Biden impeachment inquiry

The House voted on authorizing Republicans' impeachment inquiry into President Biden on Wednesday.

MAGA Double Cross

Paul Ryan calls Trump a 'populist, authoritarian narcissist'

The former House speaker has already insisted that Trump will cause a Republican loss in 2024.

Uptick After Fed Report

Stock market news today: Dow surges to record, stocks soar after Fed previews rate cuts

Focus is on the Fed's last policy decision of 2023, with investors on alert for signs of an end to interest-rate hikes.

Holy Land Losses Amid War

Why Israel won't stop fighting despite the mounting losses | CNN

Deaths of Israeli soldiers shock country, but are unlikely to weaken support for war, analysts say.

Eastern Europe Crossroads

Opinion | Will America Betray Ukraine?

Biden and Republicans would co-own a Vietnam-scale debacle.

Spy Tech Sneak Peek

How Meta's New Face Camera Heralds a New Age of Surveillance

For the past two weeks, I've been using a new camera to secretly snap photos and record videos of strangers

City Hall Presser Cont'd

Business owners, customers welcome money to improve area near 75th and Wornall Road in KCMO

Business owners, customers and residents near west 75th Street and Wornall Road in Kansas City, Missouri, are optimistic about improvements coming to the area.

Looking Up Tonight

Cool temps . . . and a meteor shower!

Kansas City is mostly clear tonight with lows in the low 30s

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