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Kansas City Agenda Posted
Roll the highlight reel for a holiday-inspired week of arts, entertainment and seasonal cheer in Downtown Kansas City from Monday to Sunday, Dec. 9-15: 2405 Grand. Crown Center, This week, will be aglow with the spirit of the season, featuring:: - The 100-foot-tall lighted tree, one of the nation's tallest, is the centerpiece for an illuminating holiday celebration.
X-mas Against Crisis
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Human trafficking; it's not something that's easily seen, but it is more common in the Midwest than many expect. However, one metro woman who is familiar with the risk and prevalence of the crime decided to try and help the best way she could -- shopping.
Southland Life Lessons
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The South Kansas City Alliance will host an event on Monday where people can learn more about issues state lawmakers will work on in the 2020 legislative session. The legislative session is about a month away. The event starts at 6 p.m.
Zoning The Golden Ghetto
SHAWNEE, Kan. - A proposed zoning change and potential development has residents in a Shawnee neighborhood concerned. Plans from Phelps Engineering Inc. call to rezone 29.2 acres of land, located in the northwest corner of Johnson Drive and K-7, near the Woodsonia neighborhood.
Holding A Tune
Camila Cabello Leggy and Booty at 2019 KIIS FM's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Inglewood, Camila Cabello, 2019 KIIS FM's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball, Booty, Inglewood, Leggy, Performing Onstage,
Fruity Artsy Outrage
Days after Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan's duct-taped banana work went viral, the art piece saw a splitting new development: a man ate the real-life $120,000 banana stuck to the wall at Art Basel in Miami. According to video footage, artist David Datuna approached the exhibit, as others had done to take photos.
Pats Feel Pain
That was strange. The New England Patriots were booed off their home field Sunday as they headed off for halftime down 13 to the Kansas City Chiefs, reports said. Despite a comeback bid in the second half, the Pats fell 23-16.
International Leader Hotness
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) - A 34-year-old transport minister and lawmaker has been tapped to become Finland's youngest prime minister ever and its third female government leader. Finland's ruling Social Democratic Party council voted 32-29 late Sunday to name Sanna Marin over rival Antti Lindtman to take over the government's top post from incumbent Antti Rinne.
Celeb Ladies Love Nobodies
Stars, they date people just like us. This week, news of Emma Stone's engagement broke when her now-fiancé Dave McCary shared an Instagram selfie highlighting the sizable sparkler on Stone's ring finger. In the simple photo, modestly captioned with a single pink heart emoji, the happy couple grins as Stone flashes her hand for the camera.
Urban Movie Life
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Imagine not being able to see any films at the movie theater about your own culture or in your own language. A Kansas City man is filling that gap for the local Hispanic community at a small theater on the city's northeast side.
Fanboy Photography Featured
The Kansas City Chiefs take on the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on December 8th, 2019.
December Doldrums Arrive
Temperatures are running the wrong way today.
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