Kansas City Read: Holiday Season Good Deeds Amid War & Fight For White House

With respect to the newsworthy career of hottie Dana we also perform a quick reading of pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Cooking Up Kansas City

Kansas City is a big food town, but it also offers a buffet of classes for aspiring home cooks

Cooking classes are a fun, affordable and enriching way to gain a new skill, eat well and even meet new people. Thankfully, the Kansas City area is teeming with culinary opportunities for at-home chefs, no matter your level of expertise.

Swan Song For Upscale Retail

Brookside's World's Window enjoys what could be its last Small Business Saturday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Small Business Saturday in Brookside was an emotional day for the owners of World's Window . The Buerges recently announced they're selling the business after 38 years in Kansas City, Missouri, 25 of which were in Brookside.

Generational Hotness Endures

Mother-daughter duo, former Chiefs cheerleaders, to perform at Arrowhead halftime

In 1967, Cindy Rose stood on the sidelines in her mustard yellow wool sweater and skirt. With a sea of red and gold fans packed in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the very first Super Bowl, Rose could feel her excitement building. The crowd cheered wildly as she launched into her routine.

Golden Ghetto To Rescue

Johnson County Christmas Bureau saved by last-minute donation: 'Our community steps up'

After an urgent call for help last week, local nonprofit Johnson County Christmas Bureau says it will be able to host its annual holiday shop this December after all. The local nonprofit announced this week that it had found a commercial space to hold this year's holiday shop for low-income Johnson Countians, following a months-long search.

Nap Time X-Mas Score Debuts


Like the growing Christmas tree, the grand Tchaikovsky score and the sparkle on the snow queens, there are certain things audiences expect from their annual viewing of "The Nutcracker," and the Kansas City Ballet production of it currently at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, provides most of them.

Hottie Offers Fashion Lesson

Dana Hamm Gives Her Followers A 'Good Morning' In A Black Thong

Model is making sure that followers start off their day on the right foot. On Wednesday, the "Trouble Is My Business" star shared a trio of photos with her millions of Instagram followers pretty early in the morning to give fans a wake-up call that they won't be able to forget!

First Family Always Searches For Good Deals

Joe and Hunter Biden do Black Friday despite corruption cloud

President Biden and scandal-plagued first son Hunter Biden went shopping Friday on Nantucket amid a federal investigation of the first family's overseas business deals - as House Republicans vow a parallel probe to unearth Joe Biden's role in his brother and son's foreign consulting work.

Going Back To Cali

Newsom Told the White House He Won't Challenge Biden

His message to Ron Klain and Jill Biden over the summer - when he visited Washington amid growing speculation, and considerable West Wing irritation, that he was plotting a primary challenge - was to count him as a firm supporter of Biden's reelection: "I'm all in, count me in," he said he told them.

Afraid Of MAGA No More?!?

The Memo: Democrats pine for Trump as GOP nominee

Former President Trump met a muted response from many Republicans when he launched his 2024 White House bid at Mar-A-Lago this month. But his campaign is stirring excitement, and even some glee, from Democrats. Members of President Biden's party are openly pining for Trump to become the 2024 Republican nominee, believing he is just too...

Hubby Comes To Defense

Chasten Buttigieg Slams Tucker Carlson's Criticism of Pete Buttigieg

Chasten Buttigieg has clapped back at recent right-wing attacks on his husband, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, especially Tucker Carlson's assertion that Pete Buttigieg "lied" for years about being gay and now wants to talk only about that.


European officials say US profiting from Ukraine war, call Inflation Reduction Act 'very worrying'

Top European officials have attacked President Biden's actions amid the ongoing war in Ukraine and have even questioned whether the United States remains an ally as gas prices soar and U.S. green energy policies have put Europeans into "full-blown panic mode," according to a report. European officials, speaking anonymously to Politico, accused the U.S.

Ruthless Vlad Emtpies Stockpile

Russia firing ageing cruise missiles because stocks are depleted, MoD suggests

Russia is firing ageing cruise missiles stripped of their nuclear warheads at Ukrainian targets because Vladimir Putin's stocks are so depleted, the Ministry of Defence has suggested. An intelligence update from the British MoD on Saturday said the desperate improvisation by the Russian president's struggling forces are "unlikely to achieve reliable effects".


Top economist Mohamed El-Erian says we're not just headed for another recession, but a 'profound economic and financial shift'

Investors and economists have been sounding the recession alarm. But one major economist who has seen warning signs mounting for many months says this potential recession is unlike what we're used to. That economist is Mohamed El-Erian, previously the chief executive officer of the massively influential bond-market player PIMCO.

Agreement On Gas After Turkey Day

US provides Chevron limited authorization to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian agreement | CNN Politics

The US has granted Chevron limited authorization to resume pumping oil from Venezuela following the announcement Saturday that the Venezuelan government and the opposition group have reached an agreement on humanitarian relief and will continue to negotiate for a solution to the country's chronic economic and political crisis, including a focus on the 2024 elections.

Voting Postscript

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen quits as party chair after local elections

"The election results were not as expected... I should shoulder all the responsibility and I resign as DPP chairwoman immediately," Ms Tsai, who will continue as president of the self-ruled island, told reporters.

Training Daze

Pilates can do wonders for the sex lives of women, study finds

A new study has suggested Pilates does wonders for sex lives and helps libido Researchers studied women aged 20 to 50 who experience sexual dsyfunction It found the women's function scores improved 143 per cent on average after It is a form of exercise usually done on yoga mats to improve flexibility and strengthen muscles.

Alt. Building Still In Danger

KC Voices: A Splash of Life KC's updated status with the dangerous buildings list and what comes next

Splash of Life KC. // Bek Shackelford We've been asking members of the KC community to submit stories about their thoughts and experiences in all walks of life. If you've got a story you'd like to share with our readers, please send it to brock@thepitchkc.com for consideration.

Baller Deal In The Works

Arrowheadlines: Odell Beckham Jr. continues to have conversations with the Chiefs

Odell Beckham Jr. to visit Cowboys on Dec. 5, Giants to meet with WR sometime after Thanksgiving, per reports | CBS Sports The New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys are facing off on Thanksgiving Day in a key NFC East showdown.

Farewell To Local Institution

Shirlene Miller, Town Topic chef and KC icon for 47 years, dies at 85

On a warm Friday night in July of 1981, Shirlene Watkins Miller clocked into the Town Topic Hamburgers kitchen on Broadway Boulevard, ready to spend another graveyard shift showing her 15-year-old daughter how to properly clean dishes. But less than a mile south, two glass walkways in the lobby of one of the most popular luxury hotels in Kansas City had just collapsed.

Talking Local History

265: Kansas City Museum with Glenn North and Anna Marie Tutera

On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, we're joined by Director of Inclusive Learning and Creative Impact Glenn North and Executive Director Anna Marie Tutera of the Kansas City Museum. We discuss the development of education programs and curriculum, planning interactive exhibits, using art to teach history, Kansas City's designation as a UNESCO Creative City, and upcoming events at the Museum.

Katie's Forecast For Now . . .

Heavy rain likely Saturday evening


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