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NFL Showtime Delayed

Chiefs vs Broncos bumped out of Sunday Night Football slate in Week 14

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's flexing season for the NFL, and this time it's working against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs and the Denver Broncos have been flexed out of the Week 14 Sunday night slate on Dec. 11. The Chiefs have already played in five primetime games this season and were originally scheduled to play Sunday night.

Fleabag Fees Rise

Merriam approves $1M hotel grant, increases transient tax rate

MERRIAM, Kan. - Hotel owners in Merriam could soon get a helping hand from the city. On Monday the Merriam City Council voted 7-0 to allocate $1 million to support a grant program to revamp the city's aging hotel stock. Currently there are four hotels in Merriam, all built between 1982 and 1998.

Show-Me Nugget Supply Slaughtered

9,000 hens killed after latest Missouri case of avian flu

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Nearly 9,000 laying hens in Webster County were killed after federal officials confirmed an outbreak of bird flu in the flock, state agriculture officials said. It is the 11th case of the highly contagious avian influenza in Missouri this year, involving nearly 435,000 birds on six commercial farms and four backyard flocks, the Missouri Department of Agriculture said.

Kansas City Journalism Considers Culture Of Kicks

'Sneakerlaw' takes a fresh perspective on the big business of athletic shoes

Kenneth Anand, and Jared Goldstein both attended Brooklyn Law School but didn't know each other at the time. "I just hit him up on LinkedIn, I slid in the DMs and I asked him if he'd be willing to meet up with me," Anand said.

Newsflash: Prices Still Rising

Your Spire gas rate is increasing. What it means and what else on your bill may go up

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a rate increase across the state for natural gas giant Spire. This increase that reflects the rising cost of natural gas will raise bills by about $8 a month, and it's different from an increase on the delivery rate that the commission will decide on Wednesday.

Hottie Bets On Black & Wins

Lindsey Pelas Gives Major Busty Display In Her Little Black Bikini

Lindsey Pelas shows proof of her killer body in a selfie! The social media vixen gave her fans an eyeful this week when she shared a photo of herself spilling out of a bikini that was too small for her. Posting the content on Instagram Stories, Pelas, 31, noted that the image "ain't edited."

Free Money Agenda Cont'd

Biden convening congressional leaders to discuss legislative priorities -White House

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden is convening congressional leaders on Tuesday to discuss legislative priorities through the end of the year, the White House said. Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

MAGA Earns DNC High Praise?!?

Why some Democrats are rooting for Trump to be the 2024 GOP nominee over DeSantis

In a turn of events following the midterms, several Democrats have said they hope former President Trump is the Republican nominee in 2024 over other candidates like Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Pointing to Trump's defeat in the 2020 election, Democrats suggested the Republican is less threatening than other potential 2024 contenders and hope he would win the primary with the idea he would be the easier candidate to defeat.

Panty Raid Conviction Proves Serious After All

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, associate convicted of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 riot

A federal jury on Tuesday found Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and one of his top associates guilty of seditious conspiracy for their involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S Capitol.

Crypto King Nearly Out Of Cash

Exclusive: Sam Bankman-Fried says he's down to $100,000

Sam Bankman-Fried had $100,000 left in his bank account last time he checked. In an interview, the former FTX CEO pointed to both personal failures and regulatory gaps to help explain the implosion of his company.

Global Economy Stays Losing

The Fed just crushed hopes of rate cuts anytime soon - and the US economy will suffer stagflation next year, a top strategist says

Fed officials said the inflation fight isn't over and they don't expect to cut interest rates soon. Their words were a "reality check" and "bucket of cold water" for investors, Christopher Smart said. The top strategist expects weak growth, stubborn inflation, and rates to peak around 5% next year.

Iran From Footsie

Pulisic goal advances US in World Cup with 1-0 win over Iran

DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Christian Pulisic gave his body for his country, scoring the goal that advanced the United States in the World Cup while crashing into the goalkeeper. Pulisic's 38th-minute goal lifted the U.S. over Iran 1-0 on Tuesday in a politically charged rematch of their famous meeting a quarter-century ago.

China COVID Crackdown Confronts Crossroads

China's lockdown protests and rising COVID leave Xi Jinping with '2 bad options'

When protests erupted in China over the weekend, a social media post forwarded countless times quoted a former Chinese leader saying, "the people should be allowed to speak and encouraged to care about state affairs." That leader was Xi Zhongxun, the late father of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Vlad Faces Enemies Within

'Losing is not an option': Putin is 'desperate' to avoid defeat in Ukraine as anxiety rises in Moscow | Flipboard

CNBC - When Russia invaded Ukraine in February, nobody in President Vladimir Putin's inner circle is believed to have expected the war to last more than a ...

Global LGBT Change Underway

Singapore repeals gay sex ban but limits prospect of legalizing same-sex marriage | CNN

Singapore's parliament on Tuesday decriminalized sex between men, but, in a blow to the LGBT community, also amended the constitution to prevent court challenges that in other countries have led to the legalization of same-sex marriage. The moves come as other parts of Asia, including Taiwan, Thailand and India, are recognizing more rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

Bursting With Fashionable Opinions

I've got size 38DDD boobs & tried Rihanna's Fenty underwear...here are my thoughts

But particularly for those with large breasts, finding sexy underwear that is also supportive is sometimes impossible. But fear not, digital creator Lindsey, known as @itsmelindzeee on TikTok, has shared her honest thoughts on Rihanna's new Fenty underwear range. Rihanna 's Savage X Fenty underwear collection has proved popular with many, but Lindsey wanted to put it to the test herself.

Counting On Kindness

Stuff the Truck: Where the donations go, who they help

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - On this Giving Tuesday, we have a way for you to help here in the metro. We're collecting school supplies for our Stuff the Truck event. Donations will be dispersed to seven school districts and 96 schools across the metro!

Local Radio Reaches Further

Carter Broadcast buys translator station to keep the jams rolling - Kansas City Business Journal

A Kansas City-based radio station owner will pay half a million dollars for a translator station that it can use to extend its reach in the area. Carter Broadcast Group Inc. agreed to buy an FM translator station from Alpine Broadcasting Corp. Translator stations are used to rebroadcast the signal of a station on a different frequency.

Merch Kingpin Cashes In

Charlie Hustle handles a massive Black Friday in Kansas City

Black Friday inside of Kansas City business Charlie Hustle can be a blur.You might even call it a hustle. The apparel store is eager to be busy though. Founder Chase McAnulty calls it the biggest day of the year for the local business.Charlie Hustle hums non-stop on the shopping holiday.

Doggie Treats Payoff

Three Dog Bakery fetches exclusive deal with pet food distributor, its national pawprint

A leading pet product distributor serving retailers across the nation has begun exclusive wholesale distribution of Three Dog Bakery's packaged treats in all of its distribution centers. The wholesale deal means the company's treats will be serviced by Phillips Pet Food & Supplies . It does not apply to fresh-baked treats from the popular local brand.

Sneak Peek At Winter This Week

Blustery cold conditions ahead for KC


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