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Carb Biz Deal: Kansas City Snack Cake Acquisition
Hostess Brands Inc. said Monday that it has a deal to buy a cookie maker for $320 million in cash. Kansas City-based Hostess (Nasdaq: TWNK) said it has an agreement to buy Voortman Cookies Ltd. for $320 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in early January.
Accounting For Kindness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An accounting firm wants to help people experiencing homelessness by wrapping them in warmth this winter, and it wants the community's help to do it. MarksNelson in Kansas City, Missouri, is asking for new or handmade hats, scarves and gloves.
Museum Talk Tonight
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Golden Ghetto Bright Side
After months of waiting, CityPlace developers will be able to use an architectural lighting display on four of the project's buildings. The Overland Park City Council approved a measure during a marathon meeting Monday night that grants Block Real Estate Services LLC a 10-year special-use permit that allows for the display.
Community Life Lesson
On this Giving Tuesday, one local group wants to make sure area school districts have one less barrier to student attendance with the Loads of Love program. The United Way of Greater Kansas City is raising money for its Loads of Love campaign to put a washer and dryer in several schools across the metro area.
Core Of The Debate
Elsa Hosk is well-versed in the art of show-stopping beauty, with her nonchalant blonde waves and highly Insta-worthy style. So it wasn't a huge surprise when, last night in rainy London, Hosk stepped out for the Fashion Awards in a Celia Kritharioti silver gown that made a statement, revealing her incredibly toned abs.
Rocketman Against Jesus?!?
This is North Korea's latest effort to pressure the U.S. to offer more concessions in nuclear talks before the new year.
2020 End Game
She made the announcement in a call with staff on Tuesday.
Local Design Walkabout
Karrie Dean of happy habitat shares some of her must-visit spots in her town of Kansas City in our What's in Your Neighborhood column!
JoCo Biz Colls Off
LEAWOOD - Foo's Fabulous Café in Leawood, Kansas, will be closing this month after 13 years in business. Jeff Stottle, majority owner of the Leawood location, confirmed the restaurant will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve ahead of plans to redevelop the Ranch Mart North shopping center at the corner of 95 th St.
Show-Me Gungy Doggie
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - A dog who was dubbed the unicorn puppy because of tail-like growth between his eyes will remain with the founder of the Missouri rescue group, despite more than 300 offers to adopt him. The beagle-mix puppy, named Narwhal the Little Magical Furry Unicorn, was rescued in November by Mac's Mission in southeast Missouri.
Kansas City Fanboy Fight
Welcome to this week's edition of Inspired by a video series created by music reviewer Anthony Fantano, Robert Rimpson's weekly series takes a look at hot takes, unpopular opinions, wacky predictions and more from fans. Let's Argue!
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .