Thursday, December 24, 2020

Kansas City Christmas Eve News Links

The era of the "lad mag" is now in the dustbin of history but, still, we're inspired to revisit Christmas past whilst checking pop culture, community news and top headlines one more time tonight.

Local Traditions Persist

Bitter cold not stopping some from Christmas Eve plans in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Even though everyone knows Santa is coming, the cold coming before him is catching some people in Kansas City off-guard. A lot of people plan out and have high hopes for their Christmas Eve outfit. That's true even in a year like this one that might not have a bunch of [...]


Well-Deserved Cash

Secret Santa gives $12K to front-line workers at Kansas City nursing home

On a cold December morning in Kansas City, a man in a red hat sits next to a crackling fireplace and reflects."Well, obviously, 2020 has been a difficult year for everyone," the man said.He's known only as Secret Santa, an anonymous business man who has given away hundreds of thousands of dollars to people in Kansas City and across the country.Even in this year of uncertainty, it was never a question for Secret Santa, spreading kindness is more important now than ever.


Planning Kansas City Community Investment

Community investment program could help revive historic northeast KC

The Community Investment Trust is a way for people to become property owners without breaking the bank. For as little as $10 a month, people who live in Kansas City's historic northeast neighborhood can be a part of this program.


MIDDLE-AGED MAD LAD LASHES OUT AT MOM & DAD!!!

Son Wins Lawsuit After Parents Threw Away His 'Trove' Of Porn Magazines And Sex Toys'

A man in the US has successfully sued his parents for throwing away his coveted collection of porn magazines and sex toys. David Werking, 42, had what he believed to be more than $25,000 (£18,500) worth of adult materials at his parents' Michigan home, reports the Detroit Free Press.


Military Money Fight

Top House Armed Services Republican urges GOP to avoid 'distortions' of vetoed defense bill

The nudge from Thornberry comes ahead of a Monday override vote that Republicans could make or break. The vote will test whether GOP members are willing to defy Trump en masse, a scenario Thornberry hinted at. "Your decision should be based upon the oath we all took, which was to the Constitution rather than any person or organization," he said.


Shadow Of Death Looms

Dark days: Experts fear the holidays will fuel the deadly COVID-19 outbreak across the US

Hard-hit California eclipsed 2 million coronavirus cases on Christmas Eve as the U.S. headed into a holiday season of travel and family gatherings that threaten to fuel the deadly outbreak across the nation. Despite warnings from public health experts to stay home, over 1.19 million travelers passed through U.S.


COVID Evolves

Third mutant Covid strain found in Nigeria after variants in South Africa & UK

The discovery comes after similar supercharged variants of the deadly virus were recorded in Britain and South Africa. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, revealed the existence of the new P681H strain today.


Enduring Christmas Hard Times Across The Nation

'We are struggling': A bleak Christmas for America's jobless

NEW YORK (AP) - Last Christmas, Shanita Matthews cooked up a feast for her family of three: Roast chicken, barbecue spareribs, spinach, macaroni and cheese. This year? They'll stick with tuna fish and crackers, among the few items she can afford at the supermarket.


B-List X-Mas Wishes

Kevin Spacey Shares Christmas Eve Video Dedicated to People Suffering in 2020: 'It Gets Better'

Kevin Spacey posted a Christmas-themed YouTube video, marking the third year in a row that he has shared clips to his channel. This year's video, titled "1-800 XMAS," was a more somber affair than past years, offering compassion to people struggling over the holiday season.


Golden Ghetto Holiday Traditions On Display

Overland Park neighborhood creates extravagant holiday display to help Salvation Army

For 11 months out of the year, it's known as Terrace Place, but in December - everything changes. The neighborhood off of 131st Place and Antioch Road transforms into Christmas Place, a holiday tradition that's 28 years strong.


Feeding The Troops

'All we really care about': Partnership is helping food insecure Veteran families

FROM -- PRAISE FROM TEACHERS UNIONS. A PARTNERSHIP IS SERVING THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED US. OPERATION RESUPPLY IS HELPING MILITARY FAMILIES THAT ARE FOOD INSECURE. OUR ROB HUGHES EXPLAINS HOW YOU CAN HELP THE PROGRAM CONTINU WE HAVE BEEN VERY FORTUNA AND HELPED MORE VETERANS OUT THAN WE THOUGHT POSSIBLE.


Christmas Chill 2020

A few snowflakes are possible this evening

A few snowflakes have been reported this evening. A bigger storm is showing up for next week It will be sunny and cold on Christmas The storm New Year's week looks pretty wet with rain, sleet, freezing rain, and snow in our area KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tonight: Cloudy with a few evening snow flurries possible, then it will clear overnight.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Christmas in KC.

I suppose it could be worse.

Anonymous said...

ISNT KEVIN SPACEY LIKE BILL CLINTON AND OTHER ELITES BUTT FUCKING LITTLE BOYS AND GIRLS

Anonymous said...

^^ It's an attempt at rehabilitation of his shitty reputation of having sex with jailbait boys.

Alpinista said...

^^Ask GOP Rep. Jim Jordan.