Kansas City Lift: Cheap Fakes, Time Stamp & Missile Command

We share one more bit of tribute to reality celeb, lawyer & biz legend hottie Kim and her endurance amid the discourse as we take as a peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Local Burnout Aftermath

2 treated at nearby hospital after 4 lose home to Kansas City house fire

Two individuals were taken to a nearby hospital after a devastating afternoon house fire left four individuals without a home.

Tribute After Road Tragedy

'Even in death, she was giving,' says husband of KC mother, city's 48th traffic fatality

"She had a very giving spirit," her husband said. "All she ever did was share the love of Christ. She looked for the best in each individual."

Other Cowtown Chiefs Meet 

'We're human': Mayors across country talk about mental health at conference in Kansas City

Housing, public safety, and mental health are just some of the key issues many cities are facing, which is why the nearly 200 mayor-group gathered in downtown Kansas City to talk about solutions.

East Side Accommodations

Our Spot KC expands LGBTQ+ support with new space in East Marlborough

Our Spot KC provides LGBTQ+ services to support the queer community in Kansas City. Their new center in East Marlborough will open soon.

Home Team Avoids Sweep

Three solo homers propel Royals past A's in 3-2 win

Freddy Fermin had two of them and Kansas City avoids the sweep

The Wall Confronts Us All . . .

Kim Kardashian Says She Has '10 Years' of Looking Good Left

Kim Kardashian laid out her ten-year plan on the latest episode of 'The Kardashians' and it includes acting in one movie every year until she no longer looks good (which will apparently be in ten years).

Progressives Legislate Against Parody?!?

Biden's battle with deep fakes

Welcome to The Hill's Technology newsletter {beacon} /a Technology Technology   The Big Story How Biden 'cheap fakes' are fueling misinformation White House officials are aggressively pushing back against a wave of "cheap fake" videos that purportedly show President Biden being confused or meandering and question his mental and physical fitness ahead of the...

MAGA Moves Against Court

Trump's lawyers call for N.Y. civil fraud judge's recusal

Trump's legal team questioned Judge Arthur Engoron's impartiality because of a conversation with an attorney.

Left Coast Crackdown

Oakland mayor to face landmark recall election after organizers demand her ouster

Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao will face a recall election in November after supporters of her ouster garnered enough petition signatures this week.

Debating Bayou Faith Law

ACLU sues Louisiana over requiring the display of Ten Commandments in public schools

The state recently passed a law requiring that all public schools display the Ten Commandments in every classroom

Holy Land War Worsens

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah warns Israel about the cost of a war in Lebanon

The remarks were some of the most hard-hitting to date since Iran-backed Hezbollah began attacking Israel last October across the border with Lebanon in support of Hamas in Gaza.

Exporting Missile Tech To Eastern Europe

U.S. will boost Ukraine's air defense by pausing exports to allies

The Patriot and NASAMS systems are the two most sophisticated air defense munitions the West has provided to Ukraine.

Leveraging History Against US

Putin in Vietnam: An old friendship that refuses to die

Putin's Vietnam trip is being interpreted as displaying the support Russia still enjoys in the region.

Location Fight Amid Insecurity

Map shows Chinese-owned farmland next to 19 US military bases in 'alarming' threat to national security: experts

The Post has identified 19 bases across the US in close proximity to land bought up by Chinese entities, which could be exploited by spies working for the communist nation to gather military information.

Retro Scare Struggles Without Snipes Star Power

Why 'Blade' Can't Cut Through Development Hell

Hampered by strikes and a changing studio strategy, Marvel's Mahershala Ali-starring vampire thriller is a case study in stops and starts

Legend Meets Deadline

Hollywood remembers Donald Sutherland as one of the most 'engrossing film actors of all time'

Hollywood stars of stage and screen honored the storied life of Donald Sutherland, whose career spanned more than five decades. He died Thursday at the age of 88.

Super Bowl Baller Lovingly Displays Fashion Sense

Travis Kelce Wears 'Fearless' Friendship Bracelet as He Steps Out in Cannes with Jason and Kylie

Travis Kelce wore a friendship bracelet that said 'fearless' in a nod to his girlfriend Taylor Swift as he stepped out in Cannes, France with Jason Kelce and Kylie Kelce

They Ran Out Of Dough

What happened to the famous honey bread bakery in Kansas City?

The owner of Smith's Steam Bakery eventually owned 30 bakeries, most notably this one at 18th and Cherry Streets in Kansas City.

Golden Ghetto U-Turn

Olathe businesses to relocate as plans ramp up for I-35, Santa Fe project

The city of Olathe is planning to transform the Santa Fe Street and Interstate 35 corridor between Ridgeview Road and Mur-Len Road in an effort to improve safety and traffic concerns.

Soccer Stays Losing

Photos: Sporting KC fall one goal short against Real Salt Lake

Sporting KC. // Photo by Ernest Douglas. Wednesday night, Andres Gomez of Real Salt Lake scored goals in both halves to help lead his team to a 4-3 victory over Sporting Kansas City. RSL's unbeaten streak is currently at 15 matches, which is the exact same streak as the KC Current is currently enjoying.

Forecast To Start Summer

Typical summer heat and humidity in Kansas City

Things will get even hotter over the weekend

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.