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Local Spark Recorded

WATCH: Kansas City doorbell cam catches lightning striking house

First Warn Weather: A Kansas City homeowner shared doorbell camera video showing a lightning bolt striking a Northland home before loud thunder rumbles through the neighborhood.

Doggie Danger Reported

Veterinarians seeing rise in parvovirus cases across Kansas City

The Pet Resource Center of Kansas City has already treated 20 cases this week and are expecting to see more.

Saucy Solutions Offered

Kansas City Community Gardens kicks off 'Tomato Day' to reduce food insecurity

A local non-profit is working to reduce food insecurity and remove barriers to fresh food. In partnership with Blue KC, the Kansas City Community Garden kicked off its annual "Tomato Days" event.

Questions After Nuke Cash

Missouri Senate advances KC weapons facility tax break without aid for nuclear waste victims * Missouri Independent

The Missouri Senate advanced a bill to provide a sales tax exemption for the expansion of a nuclear weapons facility in south Kansas City.

Deuce Strives For Top Job

Former top aide to LaTurner enters Kansas Republican race to replace old boss in Congress

Jeff Kahrs announced his candidacy a week after Rep. Jake LaTurner said he won't seek reelection.

Wartime European Vacation Aftermath

Olathe woman returns from second volunteer trip to Ukraine

Paige Barrows just returned from her second volunteer trip to Ukraine where she helped in any way she could.

Locals Demand Equal Freebies

New Kansas City housing subsidies will be set by ZIP code to avoid segregating renters

Federal rules will make it easier for Section 8 vouchers to adjust to cost by neighborhood, but they might make subsidies available to fewer tenants.

Mobile Model Moment Realized

Video: Kate Upton and Candice Swanepoel pose during photoshoot | Daily Mail Online

Kate Upton and Candice Swanepoel put their toned legs on display as they pose together and ride bikes and Segways during an animated photoshoot in Miami. The supermodels don stylish matching ensembles.

Prez Against Nation's Paper Of Record

New York Times blasts Biden for 'avoiding questions' from journalists in blistering statement

The New York Times released an scathing statement calling out President Biden for his lack of access to the media as the White House's feud with the paper continues to escalate.

Case Against MAGA Unpacked

The wild past 24 hours of Trump legal news, explained

Trump allies newly indicted in Arizona, testimony continuing in New York, and the Supreme Court hearing arguments in DC.

Kangaroo Court Accusations Abound

A historic day at the Supreme Court: Six things to know about Trump's immunity argument

The Supreme Court seemed poised Thursday to grant former President Trump at least some protections from criminal prosecution after hearing two hours of arguments from his lawyers and prosecutors. Here are six things to know a historic day at the court. Justices were wary of blanket immunity claims Justices in both ideological camps expressed skepticism at...

MeToo Overturned?!?

New York appeals court overturns Harvey Weinstein's 2020 rape conviction from landmark #MeToo trial

New York's highest court has overturned Harvey Weinstein's 2020 rape conviction. The Court of Appeals ruled (((XXXXXday))) that the judge at disgraced movie mogul's the landmark #MeToo trial prejudiced him with improper rulings, including a decision to let women testify about allegations that weren'

Baller Boss Shares History Lesson

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft: 'Jew-hatred' on US college campuses another parallel to Germany in 1930s and 1940s

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Thursday that the campus protests launched nationwide in response to Israel's campaign in Gaza are another parallel of the lead-up to the Holocaust.

Tech Amid Losing Fight

Ukraine war: US secretly sends long-range missiles to help Kyiv

Missiles delivered this month have been used to strike Russian targets in Crimea, US media say.

Sketchy Plan From Suspect Side

Hamas official says group would lay down its weapons if a two-state solution is implemented

A top Hamas political official has told The Associated Press the Islamic militant group is willing to agree to a five-year truce with Israel and that it will lay down its weapons and convert into a political party if an independent Palestinian state is established along pre-1967 borders.

Far East Talk Frustrates

Antony Blinken tackles a tough China visit. Will it help?

Blinken's trip is a sign of improved US-China ties, but it's a relationship that still crackles with tension.

Royal Shovels Getting Ready

King Charles' funeral plans reportedly being updated regularly after cancer diagnosis: 'He is really very unwell'

King Charles' cancer prognosis is deteriorating, leading Buckingham Palace officials to regularly update plans for the 75-year-old's funeral, insiders told The Daily Beast.

Did They Swap More Than Boring Hollywood Stories?!?

Taylor Swift & Travis Kelce Had a Couples Vacation with Bradley Cooper & Gigi Hadid, Mom Donna Kelce Reveals

NFL star Travis Kelce sent his mom a photo from the famous foursome's beach excursion in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California last week, his mom Donna Kelce told PEOPLE about her son, his girlfriend Taylor Swift, Bradley Cooper and Gigi Hadid.

TKC Lady Friend Seyz Our Shrift Is Average!!!

Women in Menopause Are Getting Short Shrift

They could benefit from a diversity of hormones, empathy about their experience, and a frank approach to sexuality-all hallmarks of trans health care.

Baller Blocks Old Friends

Tyreek Hill escaped to TOKYO to avoid the Chiefs' Super Bowl win

Hill spent half a decade with the Chiefs before joining the Miami Dolphins in 2022, only to see Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce lead his former team to back-to-back Super Bowls.

Football Hype After Facts

Kansas City-area businesses share how the NFL Draft impacted them one year later

Jayaun Smith with Sauced and Alex Pope with Local Pig and Pigwich reflected on the NFL Draft's impact on their business one year later.

Cash Goes Further In Cowtown???

Kansas City among most affordable metro areas for home buyers

Kansas City came in 14th on Clever's list of the most affordable metro areas for first time home buyers

Good Deeds Take Root

Harvesting Change | Growing Roots in the KC Food System

The New Roots farmer training program is a four-year apprenticeship with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and Cultivate KC.

Forecast For Tonight . . . 

LIVE WEATHER UPDATES: High wind warning in effect for counties in the metro

Bottom line: Have multiple ways to stay weather-aware starting Thursday.

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