Our Sunday morning glimpse at hotness, pop culture, community news and a few other interesting times from the most voracious and inspired blog community in Kansas City.
Redux: Old KCI Works Fine
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - AAA said this year could break records for traveling during the holiday season. Millions and millions of people will be hitting the road or flying to see their loved ones up until January 5th, 2020. This means airports are going to be busy.
Kansas City Artsy Life Lesson
Bilingual Kansas City Kids Brighten Up Their School's Plain Gray Walls With Images Of Latino Culture
School's out for winter break, and Kansas City Public Schools fourth grader Miranda Hernandez can't wait to have arroz con leche with her family on Christmas. "It's rice with milk," she explained. "We have it every time when it's cold, like in winter."
Show-Me Farm Report
A limited agreement easing trade restrictions with China appears like great news for farmers, who have struggled due to the trade war. Even with recent gains, soybeans are still about 20 percent less valuable than they were when the trade war began.
Rock Chalk Curse?!?
As has happened time and again this season, college basketball's No. 1 team has gone down. Jermaine Samuels' three-pointer in the closing seconds lifted No. 14 Villanova to a 56-55 win over top-ranked Kansas at the Wells Fargo Center Saturday in Philadelphia. The Jayhawks led by 55-53 with less than a minute to play before Samuels' dagger.
Hotness Culture War
Victoria's Secret canceled its annual fashion show this year, a Christmastime staple of network television since 1995. The 2018 show had drawn only 3.3 million U.S. viewers on ABC, down from five million in 2017 and 12.4 at its 2001 peak.
Robert De Niro sat down with Michael Moore on his new podcast Rumble with Michael Moore and again unloaded on President Donald Trump. "There has not been one thing about this person that has been redeeming, as far as I can see," De Niro said, before going off on Republicans for not standing up to him.
Chiefs Winning Talk
After winning big against the Denver Broncos on a snowy day at Arrowhead Stadium last week, the Kansas City Chiefs are looking to extend their winning streak as they travel to Chicago to take on the Bears.
Fog Of Christmas
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