Kansas City Midweek Workout: Poland Missile Blame Game As Stocks Salute MAGA

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Cowtown Down To Biz

Global Entrepreneurship Week taking place through Nov. 20 in Kansas City

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Entrepreneurs and small business owners across Kansas City can take advantage of a series of workshops and networking opportunities during Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 14 through 20. A nonprofit called KCSourceLink organizes the local version of this worldwide event. It is using at 1520 Clay St.

Seeking Safety From Skyfall

Climate change threatens the Great Plains, but bison may hold a key to resilience

MANHATTAN - The prairie of the Great Plains evokes a certain image: A vast expanse of grasses stretching as far as the horizon. And you can see plenty of those grasses swaying in the breeze along Interstate 70 through the Flint Hills.

JoCo Developer Checks Swing

Developer reconsiders plans to build apartments on Deer Creek Golf Course

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park leaders will once again review plans to potentially revive the Deer Creek Golf Course. Developer and owner GreatLife KC closed the golf course in April following the Overland Park City Council's decision to deny a rezoning request related to plans to construct an apartment complex on the property .

Show-Me STEM Poaching

St. Louis University reaching into the Kansas City metro to help with lab scientist shortage

LENEXA, Ks. (KCTV) - Officials with Saint Louis University and Quest Diagnostic's new partnership say course offerings in the Kansas City metro will help combat a dire shortage of medical laboratory scientists. They are offering a 16-month hybrid program for new scientists in the field, which also gives current Quest employees a chance to go back to school while working.

We Need More NextGen

The problem with Gen Z isn't what managers complain about. It's the size. - Birmingham Business Journal

Talent is Barbara Burton's business. But much of that talent is disappearing, and Gen Z is a big part of that trend. As the relatively small Gen Z enters the workforce and the large baby boomer generation ages out of it, Burton, founder of talent firm Chalker Group, said the exchange will erase millions from the workforce - a dynamic accelerated by the pandemic that led many older workers to retire sooner than they would have otherwise.

Hottie Fights For Respect

'We're popular adult entertainers - people judge us but we don't care'

Porn has proven to be a lucrative business - with many men and women in the industry earning hundreds of thousands. While their jobs require more skill than simply taking off their clothes, it isn't uncommon for adult entertainers to be judged harshly due to their profession.

Poles Sort Out War-zone Probs

Polish president: Explosion appears to be "unfortunate accident," not "intentional attack"

Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday that the explosion that killed two people near the country's border with Ukraine appears to be an "unfortunate accident," not an "intentional attack." The big picture: Duda said the projectile that caused the blast was "most likely" Russian-made, but officials have "no proof at the moment that it was a missile fired by the Russian side."

MAGA Incites Economy?!?

Trump-tied stocks jump as former president launches 2024 White House bid

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Shares of companies tied to former U.S. President Donald Trump jumped on Wednesday after he launched a bid to regain the presidency in 2024. Aiming to preempt potential Republican rivals, Trump made the announcement at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida a week after midterm elections showed that the party had failed to win as many seats in Congress as it had hoped.

Box Store Suffers Deadly Ruckus

Target security guard fatally shoots suspect after 2 people were stabbed, including a child, in 'unprovoked' attack, police say

At least two people, including a child, were stabbed at a Target in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday night in an attack that ended with a security guard fatally shooting the suspect, authorities said. Police were called to reports of a shooting at around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

LGBT Rights Redux

Same-sex marriage bill picks up more Senate GOP support

Those fears could still come true, as other Republican senators declined in interviews Tuesday to say how they would vote, even as proponents of the bill maintain they're optimistic. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), the retiring No. 4 GOP leader, said he'd decided but declined to say what his decision was.

White House Persists On Student Debt

Biden pushed to extend student loan payment pause amid debt forgiveness roadblocks

President Biden is under pressure to extend the pandemic-era student loan payment pause into next year while the administration faces legal challenges to its forgiveness plan, which is currently no longer accepting applications. Over 50,000 borrowers have signed a petition, organized by the advocacy organization Student Debt Crisis Center (SDCC), to urge Biden to extend...

Block Chain Contagion Cont'd

Genesis' Crypto-Lending Unit Is Halting Customer Withdrawals in Wake of FTX Collapse

Nelson Wang is CoinDesk's news editor for the East Coast. He holds BTC and ETH above CoinDesk's disclosure threshold of $1,000. The lending arm of crypto investment bank Genesis Global Trading is temporarily suspending redemptions and new loan originations in the wake of FTX's collapse, Interim CEO Derar Islim told customers on a call Wednesday.

Jeezy Creezy: Please Change The Channel

Holiday music may be bad for your mental health, according to science

Incessant repetition of holiday music can have a psychological impact. At first, holiday music can be uplifting, but after a certain period of time, it can cause boredom - and even distress. It can remind listeners of the other stressors of the holiday season, like finances and family.

Weed Worse Than Cancer Stix

Smoking marijuana may be more harmful to lungs than smoking cigarettes, study finds

People who smoke marijuana were more likely to have certain types of lung damage than people who smoked cigarettes, according to a new study that reviewed lung scans of smokers. The researchers who led the study say their findings suggest smoking marijuana may be more harmful than people realize.

Funny Man Champions Freedom

Jon Stewart Defends Dave Chappelle's 'SNL' Monologue: 'Censorship' Doesn't End Antisemitism

Jon Stewart defended his friend Dave Chappelle during his appearance on " The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" Tuesday evening, commenting on the comedian's recent "Saturday Night Live" monologue, which Anti-Defamation League leadership criticized for "popularizing" antisemitic sentiments. "Everybody calls me like, 'You see Dave on SNL?'

Mask The Turkey

How to protect your family against Covid-19 illness this Thanksgiving | CNN

With this year's Thanksgiving the third since the onset of the pandemic, there are now many tools to help manage Covid-19 risk, including safe and widely available vaccines. But this coronavirus still presents a danger, especially to older people and those with chronic medical conditions

Urban Collab Brewing

Tap List | Big Rip and Vine Street Team Up

Vine Street Brewing Co. has hooked up on its latest collaboration, releasing We Belong in tandem with North Kansas City's Big Rip Brewing Co. To celebrate, the two breweries are throwing a release party at Big Rip's taproom this Friday, Nov. 18, beginning at noon.

Shopping Season Arrives

Here are 12 holiday markets around Kansas City to help with your gift list this year

Holiday season is here. If you are starting to shop for the perfect gift or looking to support local businesses, there are a number of markets and fairs you need to check out this holiday season. Kansas City is filled with local makers, artists and entrepreneurs that can help you fulfill your shopping lists before the holidays.

Show-Me No Tripping

Amtrak extends suspension of a daily trip to Kansas City

ST. LOUIS - Amtrak has extended to Dec. 4 the suspension of one of two daily trips to Kansas City. The suspension, which had been scheduled to end Wednesday, started Oct. 24. An Amtrak spokesman has said the shortage is due to continued delays in deploying some new train cars.

Turkey Day Menu Expands Like So Many Waistlines

10 local restaurants offering Thanksgiving meals

Whether you're a weary traveler looking to dine out or you simply want to make your Thanksgiving feast stress-free, the following Kansas City restaurants offer dine-in and pick-up options to cater to your various Turkey Day needs.

Cowtown Chill Cont'd

January-like cold continues for Wednesday


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