Once again we start this midweek December morning with pop culture goodness, community news and a few more items for education and discussion.
Xenu For KC Christmas?!?!
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Just one month after the Church of Scientology unveiled its new location at a historic bank building at 18th and Grand, it's promoting its family-friendly Winter Wonderland. The main event Tuesday night was a jazz show drawing adults in a tent that's typically the site of a petting zoo when it's not too cold for the animals.
Housing Crisis Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Many residents at Nob Hill Apartments say they're living in unacceptable conditions. One resident showed FOX4 what she describes as sewer water in her dishwasher. That's why the KC Housing Authority is stepping in to make sure the maintenance issues are taken care of.
East Side Redux
Steele Properties plans $11.2M affordable housing project on East Side - Kansas City Business Journal
A Denver developer has plans for an $11.2 million affordable housing redevelopment on Kansas City's East Side. Steele Blue Eagle LLC, an affiliate of Denver-based affordable housing developer Steele Properties, would acquire and rehabilitate 82 affordable housing units in two urban renewal areas, according to filings submitted to the Economic Development Corp.
NextGen New Money
Startland News' most popular annual and monthly events are set to return in 2020, Austin Barnes said Tuesday, releasing a full calendar of events for the new year. "In the last six months of 2019, Innovation Exchange drew its biggest crowds since its return from hiatus in March 2018," said Barnes, programming director for Startland News.
BONNE TERRE, Mo. - At least nine people have died in weather-related crashes in several Midwestern states amid a storm that dumped nearly a foot of snow in places, forced schools to close and snarled traffic, authorities said.
Ana Braga for Christmas Photoshoot in Las Vegas, Ana Braga, Christmas, Las Vegas, Photoshoot,
Vive La Différence!!!
Impeachment: Half The Nation Rallies Against Prez Trump
Hours before the House votes on whether to impeach President Donald Trump, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Times Square Tuesday night chanting "Tell me who's above the law? Nobody is above the law!"
Making His Mark
When artist Armando Mesa, a Historic Northeast native, started the massive piece of art on the west side of the old Aaron's Rental building in the 4800 block of Independence Avenue, the goal was to portray the diversity of the Historic Northeast community as well as paying homage to the area's rich history.
Show-Me Struggle With Police For Suspect Driver Dignity
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Greg Geist says he wasn't speeding. It was the truck behind him. He decided to take a good look at all of the information and paperwork behind his ticket. The first thing Geist challenged was the actual ticket.
Local Giving Season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dozens of volunteers with Church of the Resurrection's Downtown campus are playing Santa's elves. They wrapped up more than 280 joy boxes. "I think it's just a very joyful thing for them to know that there are people that love them and care for them and want them to have something a little special at this time of year," said volunteer Sally Smith.
December Warm Up
A COLD AND SNOWY DAY. NEVILLE: THAT'S RIGHT, A LOT OF SNOW ON THE GROUND AND TEMPERATURES CREEPING BACK NEAR FREEZING. LARA: BUT WHEN WE WOKE UP EARLY IT WAS FOG AND IN THE AFTERNOON THE SUN PEEKED OUT. NEVILLE: AND WE MIGHT SEE A REPEAT OF THAT TOMORROW MORNING.
Rufus Wainwright - Trouble in Paradise is the song of the day and this it the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .