Hottie Denise has always had many interests and cooking is one of them, accordingly we share a great many Kansas City links as we prep for the busy holiday and provide our blog community with more than a handful of LINKS TO LOCAL CONTENT in order to avoid any uncomfortable conversations.
Native Kansas City Tribute
James Johnson served three tours in Vietnam, first as an Army helicopter gunner and then in military intelligence as a Marine. He followed in the footsteps of his sailor father, who was stationed at Pearl Harbor shortly after the bombing that drew America into World War II.
Mo/Kan Power Play
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Man's last experiment with using wind to power things ended when electricity came to rural America. Now, in our search for renewable and sustainable resources, we turn to the wind once more. The constant stream of electricity needed to power just a single city is enormous.
Sunflower State Family Time
AP Photo SOURCE: AP Photo It's a step forward for thousands of Kansas state employees. On Wednesday, Gov. Jeff Colyer signed an executive order approving paid parental leave for state employees following the birth or adoption of a child.
Erin Smith is only 18 years old, but she's already making a name for herself in the health care industry. The Lenexa resident has continued to rack up wins for FacePrint, a diagnostic technology she created to help diagnose Parkinson's disease earlier.
Real News Comeback
Twiggy is back for the reunion tour.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The vision of Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeff Henry, Verrückt hit the drawing board in 2012, in part to impress audiences of a Travel Channel reality show. The waterslide began taking shape in Kansas City, Kansas, and by 2014, was certified "World's Tallest Waterslide" by Guinness World Records.
TV News Gets Down & Dirty
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - While retailers prepare for Black Friday, local plumbers are prepping for what they call "Brown Friday." "Brown Friday" is the busiest day of the year for plumbers at Anthony, Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. A spokeswoman for the business said they see a 40-50 percent increase in plumbing calls the day after Thanksgiving.
Be Grateful Today
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT THAN THE WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS TREE AND THE ONE IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY. THE LIGHTS COME ON AT 5:30 WITH SPECIAL GUEST KALEN ALLEN FROM THE ELLEN SHOW. A LENEXA FIRE DEPARTMENT LIEUTENANT IS FACING A NEW BATTLE OFF THE JOB.
Local Newsie Play Time
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The countdown is on to the biggest shopping day of the year. KCTV5's Carolyn Long has chosen her top 10 toys of the year based on popularity and her own gut instinct.
Everybody Is Nino Brown Today
The Know Joey Foundation will hand out the fixings for a Thanksgiving meal Wednesday morning for Kansas City families in need.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Especially on the field. 41 Action News Sports Director Mick Shaffer asked some of the best and brightest to find out what they think the Chiefs and the fans should be thankful for.
Church Folk Tribute Today
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The community rallied Wednesday evening when a church planning to provide holiday food to needy families, found out suddenly that a mix-up with the food bank meant they would have to go without. They have a donation drive that went from 6-9 Wednesday night.
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