Angelic Kansas City: Local Wings, Swiftie Biz & White House Fades

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Only Taylor Can Save Plaza?!?

One Year After Eras Tour: Pair of Plaza businesses say Taylor Swift helps local economy

One year ago, Taylor Swift rocked the stage at Arrowhead Stadium for the Eras Tour.

Cowtown Flights Soaring

TSA sets record for most individuals screened in a day, anticipates more holiday weekend records

The TSA screened nearly 3 million people in a single day last week

Street Danger Update

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run at 24th, Claremont in Independence

Independence police are investigating the death of a pedestrian Saturday in a hit-and-run at the intersection of 24th Street and Claremont Avenue.

First Responder Fought Bravely

Liberty firefighter, medic dies from short, fierce battle with cancer

Steve Sanneman had served the Liberty community for 20 years.

Home Team Winners Amid Wasted Season

Four Royals named American League All-Stars

Kansas City Royals Bobby Witt Jr., Salvador Perez, Seth Lugo and Cole Ragans were all named to the American League All-Star team on Sunday

Angels Offer Discounts

Victoria's Secret Uses Loyalty to Drive Spending Amid Sales Slump

Victoria's Secret is implementing personalized loyalty strategies amid a challenging retail landscape, CEO Martin Waters said.

Progressives Push Out Prez

Four senior House Democrats say Biden should leave presidential race, sources say

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries held a call with ranking committee members on Sunday.

Journalism Out Out After Throwing Softballs To Prez

Radio host resigns after asking Biden questions sent by his campaign

"WURD Radio is not a mouthpiece for the Biden or any other Administration," the station's CEO said today.

No Cakewalk For MAGA

Some Republicans worry a Biden replacement could make the race 'dramatically different' for Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday told CBS News that, if Biden steps aside, the presidential election becomes a "dramatically different" race for Trump.

Revenge Campaign 2024

Sen. Vance says 'totally reasonable' for Trump to investigate Biden for possible wrongdoing

Sen. J.D. Vance (R-Ohio) said on Sunday, he thinks it would be "totally reasonable" for former President Trump to investigate President Biden if the presumptive GOP candidate is elected to a second term in the White House this November.

Veep Gets Comfy In Spotlight

VP Kamala Harris mentions Biden just once during latest appearance - as she hits the campaign trail without the president

Vice President Kamala Harris has been pounding the pavement - making the case for another term for President Biden, but conspicuously only said his name once during a campaign appearance at Essence Fest.

Political Season Prep Starts

Secret Service director: Current polarization 'plays into' threat environment

Secret Service Director Kim Cheatle said Sunday that current political divisions play into the domestic threat environment around the parties' nominating conventions.

Europe War Takes EPIC Toll

Ukrainian drone triggers warehouse explosions in Russia as war of attrition grinds on

Russian officials say a village in the western border region has been evacuated following a series of explosions after debris from a downed Ukrainian drone set fire to a nearby warehouse

Holy Land Sets Terms

Netanyahu says Gaza ceasefire deal must let Israel resume fighting until war goals met

Any Gaza ceasefire deal must allow Israel to resume fighting until its objectives are met, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.

Leftist Team Refuses Surrender

French voters deliver a win for the left, a blow for Le Pen and a hung parliament

France faced potential political deadlock after elections on Sunday threw up a hung parliament, with a leftist alliance unexpectedly taking the top spot but no group winning a majority.

More Deets On Vote Warning From El Papa

Pope Francis Warns of a 'Cancer' Ailing Democracy

"I am concerned about the small number of people who went to vote," the pontiff said. "Why is it happening?"

Royals Fight Backslide

Singer cruises as offense explodes for 10-1 win over Rockies

Finally, some runs at Coors Field.

Kansas City Artsy Trade Off

Mystery paintings of historic West Bottoms for sale

Four paintings line a coffee shop in the historic West Bottoms district of Kansas City, Missouri. But the artist's name remains a mystery

Golden Ghetto Rediscovered

Uniquely Kansas City | How William Strang pioneered Overland Park's development

Overland Park's beginnings can be traced back to a larger-than-life developer who sold urban dwellers on the vision of quieter surroundings, and a way to get to and from the city by riding the rails.

Hipster Home Team Celebrated

KC Monarchs Update: Game of the year contender against Gary SouthShore RailCats

Josh Bissonette. // Photo by Madison Riebel / Kansas City Monarchs. KC Monarchs Update is our weekly look at what's happening with hometown baseball heroes, both at Legends Field and on the road. Check out their season schedule here. KANSAS CITY, Kan.

Forecast To Start Week

KC is cloudy and mostly dry to close out the weekend

Some storms are possible east of the metro in mid-Missouri

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