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Regular readers should know that we usually try to take it easy on Monday just like my old barber when I was a kid . . . Still, the news continues as we highlight some of these items worth a peek on the national & international front . . .

Reuters: World Bank ups funds to tackle 'existential threat' of climate change

Egotastic: Bikini Model Milano Poses Her Sexy Curves In Beachside Photo Shoot

CNN: El Paso to drink treated sewage water due to climate change drought

Closer to home, this news is worth a glimpse for the afternoon:

Kansas City Season Of Hope

Chiefs postseason tickets go on sale this week

The Kansas City Chiefs say based on the team's current record and standing within the AFC, the team is preparing for a potential home playoff game. Tickets for a potential AFC Wild Card or AFC Divisional home game will go on sale to the public on Friday at 10 a.m.

Debt Battle Update

Platte County won't have to pay Zona Rosa bonds just yet - Kansas City Business Journal

Platte County isn't on the hook just yet for the Zona Rosa shopping center bonds. In September, bond trustee UMB Bank sent a letter to the Platte County Commission stating that the county was in default of its contractual obligations under the financing agreement for the Zona Rosa bonds.

Peak Price Celebration?!?!?

More than 20 Kansas City stations have gas less than $2 per gallon

Gas prices in Kansas City have fallen 11.7 cents per gallon in the past week, according to GasBuddy. The average cost per gallon in the metro area on Sunday was $2.08 according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 752 stations in Kansas City.

End Of Greasy Spoon Era

Blue Springs Winstead's closes; plan for 'new locations' | The Kansas City Star

Haddad Restaurants Group closed its Barry Road location in late November when it couldn't renew its lease. Now it has closed its Blue Springs location but plans to open a new location in 2019.

EPIC Survivor Story

Kirkwood mass shooting survivor pens book on survival, moving forward

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A survivor of the Kirkwood City Council shooting is telling his story in a new book. Todd Smith was a journalist shot at the meeting back in 2008. Charles "Cookie" Thorton opened fire on the meeting and killed the mayor and city council members along with a police officer.

Hipster Calendar This Week

Champagne at the WWI Museum, an Ethiopian Shabbat and more: KC's food and drink events for December 3-9

Courtesy the National WWI Museum and Memorial Wednesday, December 5 Tonight at Lawrence Beer Company (826 Pennsylvania Avenue) is the debut of its first wine selection at a party that runs from 4 to 11 p.m. The wine, a Malbec, was made in collaboration with Ad Astra Selections under the eye of well-known winemaker Pablo Durigutti.

Alt. Holiday Showing

This Kansas City Puppet Theater's Classic, Starry December Show Is Not About Christmas

An aviator falls to earth and is marooned with his downed biplane in the Sahara. In the desert, he meets a mysterious prince who's traveled to earth from a distant asteroid. So begins the alternative to traditional holiday-themed fare this year from The Mesner Puppet Theater.

Agenda Inside The KC Loop
Lights, camera, action! Holidays light up Downtown all week long
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


  1. Drove by Blue Springs Winstead's today and lights were off. Last time I was there, service was very slow considering I was the only customer in there.

  2. ^^^^^^^^ why are you driving buy shut down restaurants? Does your life suck that much?

  3. where can yo buy gasoline that contains no ethanol?

  4. abiogenic oil, dinosaurs did not all wander over to fissures in the earth's crust to die n' decompose and make oil. too bad oil companies and stock holders hoard profits and can't up their R&D and not spill shit all over the place.

  5. ^^^ Get on your bike and ride!

  6. Hy Vee has no Ethanol options.


    Experienced beachcombers explore every nook and cranny on Assateague Island without catching the crabs!!!

  8. 8:44!!
    8:43 i would get on the sidewalk, but no one really uses those....


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