We start today with tribute to Tessa hotness for the holidays and more forward with some of the most important Kansas City MSM news links for right now. Take a peek:
Help Wanted For Season Of Charity
The holiday season is here and the Salvation Army needs some help. It's low on manpower during the incredibly busy time of the year. The organization is down thousands of volunteers and they desperately need help. While the Salvation Army operates year-round, their funding comes primarily from the red kettle campaign.
Lesson In Golden Ghetto Drama
'Stop the ugliness:' Interim superintendent implores Shawnee Mission to end divisiveness
Show-Me Pension Unsafe
A while back a colleague at UMSL approached me in the hallway. In a joking manner she asked, "Hey, why do you want to take away my pension?" A former teacher, she had heard that was my nefarious plan. We had a great conversation about unfunded liabilities and all things pension.
Kansas Internets Talking Points
Congress should have the final say on net neutrality - not federal regulators who change with each presidential administration, say a growing number of U.S. senators, including Kansas' Jerry Moran. "Consumers want an internet that is free of content-based discrimination and supports the deployment of reliable, affordable broadband access throughout the country," said Sen.
Local Doggie Rescue Story
Two women who saw a dog at the side of the highway stepped in to try to save it. The women say a representative with KCK animal services told them the dog had such severe internal injuries that they had to put him down.
Kansas City Holiday Destinations
Even though some of us put up our holiday decorations the day after Halloween, it still feels as though the holiday season has a way of zipping by no matter how hard we try to stretch it. We get used to the festivities around town, the endless holiday parties and somehow even develop a taste for eggnog.
Early X-Mas For Kansas City Chiefs
It looks like bettors are starting to believe again in the Kansas City Chiefs. For the past two weeks, the Chiefs have resembled the same unit that rolled over anyone and everyone for the first five weeks of the regular season, besting the likes of the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots.
Lindsey Stirling - Carol of the Bells is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .