A public hearing for the county budget — calling for the first property tax rate increase since 2006 — attracted more than 100 people, some of whom had to listen from chairs set up just outside the hearing room doors. Supporters who spoke in favor of the tax increase outnumbered opponents by about 2-1.
A lawyer for Donald Trump apologized on Tuesday for suggesting in an interview that husbands can’t legally rape their wives. The comment came as Michael Cohen defended Trump against an old rape allegation.
Heartland Presbytery, a regional body of Presbyterian Church USA, had sued members who last year broke away and joined the more conservative ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians. At issue was control of the Presbyterian Church of Stanley and its property.
In Monday night’s “Bachelorette” finale, Shawn Booth proposed to Kaitlyn Bristowe with a whopping 3.5 carat diamond ring from Neil Lane valued at around $150,000 (but cost Booth nothing). It’s reportedly the priciest ring yet in the ‘Bachelor’ franchise, and that’s saying something considering the number of rings that have been passed around.
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From paddlers embarking on the Missouri 340 river race in the morning to One Direction fans filling Arrowhead Stadium in the evening, Kansas Citians faced yet another brutally hot and humid day on Tuesday. But a cold front will bring a little relief and perhaps a lot of rain overnight.
I imagine we’ll get more Chiefs questions here in this silly weekly exercise as we go through August and especially get into September. It’s just that the Royals are 60-38, which is a 99-win pace, and they just traded for Johnny Cueto.
Sen. Paul LeVota quit the Missouri legislature on Friday amid allegations that he had sexually harassed legislative interns, the second state legislator in Columbia in recent months involved in scandals involving young women. But they are hardly the first to make those headlines in the worlds of politics, entertainment and sports.
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On Monday afternoon I did an online chat, and the majority of questions asked me to predict the future. I don’t mean to disappoint you, but I don’t know the answers to any of those questions, and at this time, neither does anybody else.