Kansas City Midweek News Overnight

For night owls, insomniacs and all manner of news junkies, we share this collection of community news, top headline and pop culture. 

Moreover, we can only hope you're not at the airport trying to kill time.

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Agenda For Unwanted Visiting Relatives

Plaza Lighting + 5 More Things To Do In KC This Weekend: November 26-28, 2021

Looking for things to do with the family post-Thanksgiving? Here's what to do and where to be the weekend of November 26-28.

New Boss Earns Tribute Despite Miserable Season

Royals Owner John Sherman's Impact Is Already Being Felt

In case you missed it last week, the Kansas City Royals were given the Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence. The award came as a result of the franchise helping turn the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy into a center for education and learning, voting, COVID-19 vaccinations and more.

Sound Of Cowtown Success Honored

A score of Kansas City musicians are nominated for the 2022 Grammy Awards

Nominees for the 64th annual Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday , and several artists with ties to Kansas City are among the contenders. Here are some of the names you should know.

KCMO Schedules Street Life Upgrade

Street Improvements for 8th St. and Woodland Ave.

Historic Northeast residents had the opportunity to give input on the street improvement project at Eighth Street and Woodland Avenue last week on a Zoom call with the City's Capital Projects Division. The Capital Projects Division manages key construction projects for the City of Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Lights Overnight

Holiday season kicks off with Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Holiday lights are popping up all over. What's adding even more cheer is the thousands of lights in one location. Thursday night the Plaza lighting. Wednesday night, the official kick-off of Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake.

Hottie Shares Fashionable Dinner Advice

Bebe Rexha Flaunts Her Curves In The Kitchen By Rocking Red Lingerie And A Sparkly Garter Belt

Blond bombshell Bebe Rexha brought some extra heat to the kitchen by rocking a red-hot look to cook up something tasty. On Valentine's Day, the "Baby, I'm Jealous" hitmaker took to Instagram to serve up two sexy snapshots of the revealing attire she wore while preparing breakfast.

Prez Biden To Immigrants: Adios!!!

Biden to restart Trump 'Remain in Mexico' policy 'as promptly as possible'

The Biden administration is planning to promptly reinstate the Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy that requires asylum seekers at the U.S. southern border to wait in Mexico until their cases are heard. "As we have previously stated, we are required by court order to reimplement MPP," a DHS spokesperson said in a statement to Fox News, referring to Migrant Protection Protocols.

The Don Uncensored

Angry Entrepreneurs Will Finally See Trump's 'Apprentice' Outtakes

After more than a year of delays, a team of attorneys will finally make a trip to Los Angeles next month to review highly guarded, never-before-seen outtakes of Celebrity Apprentice -seeking any evidence that the Trump family knew they were suckering people into investing in a scam.

MAGA Might Not Pay

Collecting $26M award vs. white nationalists may be tough

Heimbach said he is a single father to two young sons, works at a factory and lives paycheck to paycheck. He said the plaintiffs' lawyers who sued him "just wasted $20 million to try and play Whac-A-Mole with public figureheads."

Kansas Leader Fuels Doubts

Strategic Petroleum Reserve release a 'Band-Aid': Moran

Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) joined "Your World with Neil Cavuto" Wednesday to discuss the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, inflation and more.

Birthplace Of Nation Bleeds

Philadelphia reaches 500 homicides for 1st time since 1990

Homicides are up this year from 2020, according to the FBI. Amid a growing epidemic of gun violence, Philadelphia reached the grim milestone of 500 homicides on Wednesday, tying the record set in 1990 for the sixth-largest city in the country. A 55-year-old woman was shot three times in the chest in South Philadelphia at about 4:30 p.m.

Europe Plagued By Discontent

Far right spies an opportunity in Europe's new wave of Covid pain and protest

LONDON - As the Covid-19 crisis in Europe intensifies, so too have the cries of protest from those opposed to the lockdowns and vaccine mandates now faced by parts of the continent. While vaccine skepticism is nothing new in the region, the sometimes violent demonstrations of the last few days and weeks have a relatively new element: the radical far right.

Pandemic Tell-All Coming Soon

Former Trump adviser claims to 'expose unvarnished truth' of Covid in new book

In a new book, former Trump adviser Scott Atlas blames Deborah Birx and Anthony Fauci for "headline-dominating debacles" about quack cures for Covid-19 - but omits to mention the chief proponent of snake-oil treatments, including hydroxychloroquine and disinfectant, was the US president he loyally served.

Money Talks

JPMorgan: Boss 'regrets' saying bank will outlast Chinese Communist Party

Mr Dimon apologised on Wednesday, saying: "I regret my recent comment because it's never right to joke about or denigrate any group of people, whether it's a country, its leadership, or any part of a society and culture.

Holiday Nookie Guide

How to Still Have Great Sex When You Don't Feel Very Sexy

Even when you're not feeling your hottest, your partner in a good relationship is still attracted to you. It can feel unbelievable, but it's true. It doesn't matter if you're feeling uneasy about your looks, if you're going through a sad period, or you have a health issue-there are plenty of reasons you might feel un-sexy, and your unique reasons can make you not want to show that part of yourself to someone else.

Fight Or Flight Time

KCI welcomes near pre-pandemic crowds for Thanksgiving travel

The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year at airports across the country, including at KCI. KMBC 9 spoke with travelers at Kansas City International Airport as travel nears pre-pandemic levels, with KCI expecting more than 300,000 travelers over the Thanksgiving holiday period.

Check Community Commerce

Shop small (and Black): Five high-quality goods at The Black Pantry to shop with intention - Startland News

Editor's note: Startland News explored The Black Pantry at Martini Corner in Midtown as part of the newsroom's five-part holiday gift guide that highlights locally owned shops and the makers within them. The items identified here were curated by Brian Roberts, founder of The Black Pantry.

BBQ Best Advice

2021 World Champion Kansas City area pitmaster offers turkey tips

OLATHE, Kan. - The Kansas City Barbecue Society announced the winners of its third annual World Championship held in Shawnee, Oklahoma Nov. 12-14. The event included a Master Series division, in which pitmasters must have already won a barbecue competition, and a Backyard Series.

Kansas City Feeds Less Fortunate

Kansas City-area food pantries thankful for community support amid high demand for food

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's a busy holiday season for local food banks and community kitchens. Organizations are being hit harder by supply chain issues on certain items, and many say the need for food continues to be high this year.

Forecast For Now

Chilly Thanksgiving kicks off warm holiday weekend


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