Old school Liz hotness inspires this quick update on some of the our favorite pop culture and community news. Checkit:
Kansas City Stank News
KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -- A cold weather system had people in the Kansas City area wanting more than just a sweater. It also had them reaching for nose plugs. The National Weather Service speculated in a tweet that a cold front that swept into the metro Wednesday night carried farm odors with it and trapped them in the shallow part of the atmosphere.
Plaza Bowling Win Or Another Upcoming Strike Out?!?!?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new entertainment bar and restaurant will open on the Country Club Plaza next year. Punch Bowl Social plans to open in the historic Jack Henry building at 612 West 47th Ave. The Denver-based concept, which opened its first location in 2012, has 18 locations nationwide, with seven more planned by the end of 2020.
Today's Telcom Assurance
NEW YORK (AP) - T-Mobile promises a new $15 wireless plan if its $26.5 billion Overland Park-based Sprint deal goes through. T-Mobile is also promising free internet to emergency first responders for 10 years and to low-income households with children for five years.
Local Hobo Kindness
A fundraiser is happening this weekend at the City Market. Socks and Hops raises money and collects socks for homeless in our area.The fifth annual event allows visitors to enjoy beer from local craft brewers paired with some of the best chefs in Kansas City for a one of a kind evening full of tastes, sips and community.
Enduring Hottie Classic Redux
Elizabeth Hurley kept up her killing streak on Halloween 2019 by rocking her second Kill Bill-themed costume of the holiday. After going as the film's hero, The Bride/Beatrix Kiddo, she switched teams and dressed up for another party as the film's villain: Elle Driver.
Keanu Reeves has a girlfriend, and our hearts are exploding with affection. And, because this is 2019, so too is online debate about who his girlfriend is, how old she is, and what those details all mean.
NextGen Talks Solutions
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Violence in Kansas City has police and prosecutors taking a different approach to finding a solution to the ongoing problem. About 34 percent of homicide victims in Kansas City this year were killed before they turned 25. That's why community leaders want to get teenagers' perspective on how to end violent crime.
REAL KC Old School Displayed
There's a bit of Indiana Jones in everyone, which is why people continue to be fascinated by ancient Egyptians and their tombs, says Julián Zugazagoitia, the Director and CEO of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. That, he says, and "we all search for immortality in some way or another."
Kansas Politico Fave Endures
Recently released transcripts in the House impeachment inquiry have led to criticism of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for not stepping up to protect diplomats from White House political pressure over Ukraine.
Show-Me Job Winning
SIDNEY, Neb. - Bass Pro Shops says nearly 120 jobs at its Cabela's operation in Sidney will be relocated to Bass Pro Shops' headquarters in Springfield, Missouri. The company announced Wednesday that employees who choose not to move to Springfield will be offered severance and outplacement aid.
Kansas Digs Coal???
Plans to build a new coal-fired power plant in Kansas - for years considered effectively dead - are actually still alive. For now. The battle over the proposed plant in western Kansas lasted for more than a decade after Gov. Kathleen Sebelius blocked it on air pollution grounds.
KC Hipster Weekend FOREVER
There are about 48 hours between leaving work on Friday and the time you start thinking about work once again on Sunday night. Weekend Possibilities is your roadmap for food, drinks and fun for the perfect Kansas City weekend. Friday, Nov. 8 5:20 p.m How about Friday night at the movies?
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