Kansas City Flag Wave: Toy Train, Prez Probs & Flash Floods

This morning a glimpse at one of our favorite soccer ladies isn't misogynistic, it's patriotic as we take a peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Faux Transit Transition

Kansas City Streetcar hours altered for Fourth of July week and weekend

The Kansas City Streetcar will have adjusted hours this week and weekend due to the Fourth of July holiday.

Overland Park Stays Winning

This Kansas city is one of the best places to buy a home in the US, new ranking says

The Johnson County suburb was ranked by Niche as one of the best places to buy a home in 2024, citing its schools & affordable housing costs.

Today's Skyfall Warning

Extreme heat and floods are back in the Midwest. How does climate change play in?

Warmer temperatures are leading to more extreme precipitation, dry periods and dangerously humid heat waves all at once. But in a complicated system, some things aren't changing as expected.

Soggy Local Disaster

Severe weather damages fireworks stand in Riverside, Missouri

Multiple workers were treated for injuries Tuesday night

Burnout Across The Bridge

Residents at Northland apartments given days to move out after fire

Frustration at a Northland apartment complex following a fire last Thursday night.

South Side Artsy Debut

Leawood anniversary sculpture installed near I-435 and State Line

"It's been a long process and it's a joy to finally see it."

No Liberty For New Captive

Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium announces birth of baby female giraffe

On Wednesday, the Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium announced the birth of a baby female giraffe early in the morning on Sunday, June 30.

In Praise Of Theatrical Hipsters

Sci-fi satire 2124 time travels to the KC Fringe Festival

July 18-28 Jami Campbell and a dozen performers present the world in 2124 in a sci-fi comedy special at KC Fringe Festival

Golden Ghetto Builds Up Options

Overland Park approves $34 million plan to update farmers market

The Overland Park City Council approved a $34 million plan Monday to renovate the city's farmers market facility.

Money Mahomes & More . . . 

7 highest-paid Kansas City Chiefs players going into 2024

Let's look at who is taking up most of the salary cap space for the upcoming season. As we survey the financial landscape ahead of the Kansas City Chiefs for 20

Plastic Posse Debuts

Khloe Kardashian's inner circle revealed

Reality TV dynamo Khloe Kardashian has a tight circle of female friends. Next to Koko was her older sister Kim Kardashian, 43, whom she has bonded with since becoming a mother.

Prez Fights Against End Game

Biden in fight of his political life amid debate fallout

Democratic lawmakers are voicing concerns about the president's ability to take on Donald Trump in November.

MAGA Moves Ahead

Trump leads Biden in new polls by New York Times, Wall Street Journal

Donald Trump has established a sizable lead over President Joe Biden in the White House race since the two candidates debated last week, according to separate opinion polls published on Wednesday by the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

The Only Real Contender

Michelle Obama only Democrat to beat Trump in new poll

Former first lady Michelle Obama is the only Democrat to overtake former President Trump in a new poll released Tuesday. The survey, conducted by Reuters/Ipsos, found that Obama was the only Democrat to surpass Trump in a hypothetical matchup, garnering 50 percent support to his 39 percent.

Vlad Considers New Boss

Kremlin responds to claims of Ukraine talks with Trump

Donald Trump has said repeatedly that if reelected, he would swiftly bring an end to the Russia-Ukraine war.

Holy Land War Widens

Israel Kills a Top Commander of Hezbollah, Which Replies With a Rocket Barrage

The escalation in violence across the border of Israel and Lebanon came as Western diplomats tried to head off a full-fledged war there.

Celebrity Adult-ing For #TBT

Anthony Michael Hall explains why he wasn't in the Brat Pack doc: 'The truth is ...'

Anthony Michael Hall reveals why he didn't appear in the Brat Pack documentary, "Brats," alongside Rob Lowe, Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez.

EPIC Wife Offers Options

I let my husband have a threesome with my bridesmaids the day after our wedding

For this week's How I Do It, we hear from Georgia who is in an open relationship with her husband Ben, and they attend sex parties together.

Coaching For The Win

Travis Kelce Admits Eric Bieniemy's Advice Helped Him With Taylor Swift

Travis Kelce admitted he relied on former Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy's advice while on stage with Taylor Swift, focusing on not 'dropping the baby' with the cameras rolling

Super Bowl Good Life In Pix

Patrick Mahomes' wife, Brittany, shares intimate photos from offseason trip to Spain

Patrick Mahomes and his wife Brittany Mahomes are enjoying to R&R while on vacation in Spain.

Local Deep Dive Into History

Author Hampton Sides will discuss the controversial explorer Captain Cook while in Kansas City

At a Rainy Day Books event, New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides will talk about his new book detailing the final voyage of Captain James Cook.

Home Team Avoids Sinking

Isbel saves the Royals in 4-2 win

"Wacha, Wacha, Wacha, Wacha."

For Ur Mum To Make TKC . . . 

11 of the Best Sandwiches in Kansas City - IN Kansas City Magazine

A popular lunch time staple, the humble sandwich may have gotten its name from England's 4th Earl of Sandwich, but he was certainly not the first person to have enjoyed one. The truth is that ever since man had fire to bake bread, there have been sandwiches being made and enjoyed.

Soggy Celebration Today . . . 

FORECAST: First Warn in place for Fourth of July with rain and storms playing role in outdoor plans

We carry a First Warn through the Fourth of July, as rain and storms may play a role in outdoor plans at times. But it is not washout.

Apropos for #TBT and 4th of July -- Simon & Garfunkel - America is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.