Kansas City Rosh Hashanah, Starlink, ‘Duce’ & Nuke Game Highlights
Tonight is just a bit different than most other nights because we’re taking just a sec to send a shout out to a few denizens of our blog community celebrating their new year.
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We always take a pause Sunday to contemplate the big picture and where Kansas City stands in the grand scheme of things.
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Check this quick collection of pop culture, community news and top headlines . . .
Here’s TKC news gathering this evening . . .
Old School Calendar Check
5 things to know about Rosh Hashanah
Sunday is the start of Rosh Hashanah, also known as the Jewish New Year, which marks the beginning of the Jewish High Holy Days.
Kansas City Police & Politics
Roundtable gives context to DOJ investigation into KCPD, more political headlines
♪ CODY: WE’RE TRACKING TROUBLE ON THE FORCE. THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE’S CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION IS NOW INVESTIGATING THE KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI POLICE DEPARTMENT. IN A LETTER SENT TO POLICE, PROSECUTORS WROTE THAT THEY ARE ACTING BASED ON INFORMATION SUGGESTING KCPD MAY BE ENGAGED IN CERTAIN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES THAT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST BLACK OFFICERS AND APPLICANTS.
Skyline Hopes To Inspire Cures
Buildings glow green for mitochondrial disease awareness
KANSAS CTY, Mo. – When looking out across Kansas City Saturday night, some may notice an additional color in the sky. With World Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week coming to a close Sept. 24, buildings are glowing green to show support and honor those fighting for cures and treatments.
Local Native Life Lessons
A Belated Lesson in the History of Indigenous People
I grew up attending public schools in a small northern Illinois town – Woodstock. My teachers taught me almost nothing about the Indigenous people who once occupied that land, perhaps because they knew little or nothing about that subject. It wasn’t until much later that I learned the Illini, Miami, Ho Chunk and Pottawatomie tribes considered that part of Illinois home.
Kansas City Starlink Sighting
See a line of lights in the sky? Those were the Starlink satellites
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) — If you see a line of lights in the air, don’t fear: It’s the latest Starlink satellite launch. Over 50 satellites to help increase Internet connectivity were launched on Sept. 24. Another launch could happen on Sept. 30. You can track the satellites here: https://satellitemap.space/?constellation=oneweb
Rocker Cheats The Angels???
Adam Levine history with other Victoria’s Secret models analyzed amid texts
Adam Levine’s romances with other Victoria’s Secret models have been analyzed in a viral TikTok video after the Maroon 5 frontman denied allegations that he cheated on his wife, Behati Prinsloo, who modeled for the lingerie giant.
U.S. Warns Of ‘Decisive’ Action
U.S. Warns Russia of ‘Catastrophic Consequences’ if It Uses Nuclear Weapons
The comments by the national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, illustrate how quickly the rhetoric has intensified as Russia has faltered on the battlefield in recent months. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.
Italia ‘Il Duce’ Redux???
Giorgia Meloni set to be Italy’s most far-right prime minister since Mussolini — exit poll | CNN
Italy will be led by the most far-right government since the fascist era of Benito Mussolini, early exit polls suggest. Giorgia Meloni’s Brothers of Italy party – whose origins lie in post-war fascism – were on track to win the vote in Sunday’s general election, according to the Rai exit poll.
Rocket Man Flexes On Veep
North Korea fires second ballistic missile into sea ahead of VP Harris visit to Seoul
North Korea fired a second ballistic missile into the sea on Sunday ahead of a visit from Vice President Kamala Harris to the South Korean capital. Kim Jong Un’s regime fired its first missile off of its east coast on Saturday as the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier entered the region.
COVID Forever Reconsidered
The ‘End’ of COVID Is Still Far Worse Than We Imagined
When is the pandemic “over”? In the early days of 2020, we envisioned it ending with the novel coronavirus going away entirely. When this became impossible, we hoped instead for elimination: If enough people got vaccinated, herd immunity might largely stop the virus from spreading.
Holy Land Opts Out Of Euro War
Zelenskiy says he is shocked by Israel’s failure to give Ukraine weapons
Sept 24 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he was “in shock” at Israel’s failure to give Kyiv anti-missile systems to help counter Russian attacks, according to an interview made public on Saturday. Zelenskiy has been asking for the weapons since shortly after the war started in February.
World Against The Church
The rise of anti-Catholic hatred shows us the future of the abortion battle
Since the fall of Roe, pro-life advocates have celebrated a number of significant victories, but there have also been setbacks. Unfortunately, the Dobbs decision galvanized the militant fringe of the pro-abortion movement, and it wasn’t long after the initial opinion leak that Catholic churches…
Cerebral Baller Drama Debuts
At the Unicorn Theatre, “Toni Stone” Spotlights an Unsung Hero of Baseball (and American) History – KC STUDIO
Three centuries ago, porcelain was the focus of intense competition about European superpowers, all who raced to discover how to make this “white gold” for themselves, after falling in love with imported Asian wares.
Another Look At Autumn . . .
FORECAST: Quiet weather on tap for next 7-10 days
Sunny skies and cooler temperatures expected today. Temperatures will top out in the mid to upper 70s with one or two spots possibly reaching 80 degrees. This evening gets a bit chilly as the low bottoms out in the upper 40s close to 50 degrees.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.
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