Kansas City Study: Second Chances, Immunity & Attempted Coup

This morning we're inspired by actress, biz lady and hottie Lindsey's pursuit of knowledge to engage in another peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Super Bowl Solutions?!?

To keep Chiefs in Jackson County, legislator introduces second proposal

Jackson County legislators will consider two options to ask voters to approve using sales tax money to help fund projects for the Chiefs at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.

Fútbol Metaphor

The U.S. is eliminated from Copa America, increasing the pressure to fire its coach

The United States was eliminated from the Copa America with a 1-0 loss to Uruguay, a defeat sure to increase pressure to replace coach Gregg Berhalter before the 2026 World Cup.

Democracy Double Take

Two perspectives on voting from Kansas Citians

In one corner of Wyandotte County, only about 3% of voters participated in the last election - and it's not because they don't care. Plus: We'll hear from a newly naturalized American citizen in Kansas City who's excited about their first chance to vote this year.

JoCo Inferno Aftermath

Hundreds of employees at Olathe business escape burning building

Solar panels started burning at TVH in Olathe Monday afternoon, causing about 300 employees to evacuate.

Even More Local Drama

Unicorn Theatre announces new artistic director Ernie Nolan

After 45 years, artistic director Cynthia Levin will be stepping down and Ernie Nolan will take over the role for the Kansas City theatre.

Model Preferences Considered

Lindsey Pelas Reveals What Her Man 'Must' Like

Lindsey tends not to open up about her personal life on social media, although fans can get to know her better via her Eyes Up Here podcast.

Actually, High Court Helps White House & Not MAGA

The Supreme Court just did Biden a huge favor by giving Trump immunity

Clearly President Biden had a bad debate night. But the Supreme Court gave him a possible way out.

Election Consequences Reconsidered

How the blockbuster Supreme Court presidential immunity ruling impacts the Biden-Trump 2024 rematch

Democrats and Republicans weigh in on how will the blockbuster Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity impact the Joe Biden-Donald Trump 2024 election rematch

Can Doc Jill Do It?!?

Democrats urge Biden campaign to shift course after debate disaster

President Biden's disastrous debate performance has left Democrats scrambling for ways to strengthen their weakened president. Democratic lawmakers and strategists for months had predicted the presidential race would be extremely close, but they now see Biden as an underdog after he stumbled against former President Trump on the debate stage.

Signs Of Recession Emerge

US Labor Market Shows Signs of Losing Steam, Putting the Fed on Alert

(Bloomberg) -- Economists and some Federal Reserve officials are increasingly on alert that pain could be on the horizon for American workers amid signs the labor market is losing steam.Most Read from BloombergDemocrats Weigh Mid-July Vote to Formally Tap Biden as NomineeTrump Immunity Ruling Means Any Trial Before Election UnlikelyBeryl Becomes Earliest Ever Category 5 Hurricane in Atlantic'Upflation' Is the Latest Retail Trend Driving Up Prices for US ConsumersTrump Seeks to Toss NY Felony Con

War Leader Averts Switcheroo

Ukraine foils coup attempt that would have "played into Russia's hands"

The suspects planned to seize the parliament and replace Ukraine's military and civilian leadership.

Holy Land Commanders Offer Dire Comment

Israeli Generals, Low on Munitions, Want a Truce in Gaza

Israel's military leadership wants a cease-fire with Hamas in case a bigger war breaks out in Lebanon, security officials say. It has also concluded that a truce would be the swiftest way to free hostages.

South Of Border Rerouted

José Raúl Mulino sworn in as Panama's new president, vows migration crackdown

José Raúl Mulino was sworn in Monday as Panama's next president, facing pressure to slow irregular migration through the Darien Gap that connects his country with Colombia.

COVID Bills Come Due

Analysis: The world is sitting on a $91 trillion time bomb. 'Hard choices' are coming | CNN Business

Governments owe an unprecedented $91 trillion, an amount almost equal to the size of the global economy and one that will ultimately exact a heavy toll on their populations.

Celeb Explains Junk Story

Nick Cannon Explains Why He Insured His Private Parts for $10 Million

Nick Cannon spoke with ET about his insurance policy on his private parts at son Legendary's 2nd birthday over the weekend.

Worthwhile Publicity Grab

'Boobs are back': Sales for the secret bra beloved by Sydney Sweeney, Scarlett Johansson for killer cleavage surge

Bust-boosting bras from the 90s are soaring in popularity, as stars like Sydney Sweeney lead the latest undergarment trend that seems to be the ultimate cleavage secret.

Neighborhood Love Letter

The Westside Local: Serving Creativity and Farm-to-Table Freshness

"Our customers say we're cozy inside and out, a come-as-you-are kind of place" says Nicki Lukin, GM Owner and Managing partner of The Westside Local. Nestled in the West side neighborhood of downtown Kansas City, not only is it a destination for some, it's a local hangout for others.

Locals Talk Public Vs. Private

The journey from startup to IPO

Over the last two decades, the timeline for companies to seek an entry to the public market has increased, said Chris Schumm. "This public market parade has only confirmed the story that data is telling us - companies are choosing to stay private longer."

Community Building Cont'd

'I'm emotional': Habitat for Humanity KC helps local woman repair generational home

No job is too hard when it means changing someone's life and saving homeowners from a costly expense.

Booze End Game Report

After 29 years, this Kansas City dive bar is forced to close: 'They want me out'

The drinks and conversation were still flowing. But on Sunday night, the bar was slowly slipping away.

Sharing Scorching Forecast

Alert Day: Tuesday afternoon will see heat, strong to severe thunderstorms possible in the evening

By late afternoon and evening, the focus shifts to the potential for strong to severe thunderstorms.

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