Kansas City Sunday News Spread: Saving Urban Churches & Partisan Head Check

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House Of Remodeling Pain

Small Congregations Rethink the Role of Big Historic Churches

Two years ago, when the Rev. Mindy Fugarino became pastor of the once-crowded Independence Boulevard Christian Church in Kansas City's northeast neighborhood, she had no trouble counting how many people attended the first worship service she led - 13.

Wildcats Rip Hawks

K-State defeats KU in Sunflower Showdown; clinches Big 12 Championship berth

MANHATTAN, Kan. - K-State was able to prevail in the Sunflower Showdown as they took advantage of costly Kansas turnovers. The Jayhawks stuck with the Wildcats for a majority of the game, but just couldn't get over the hump, as K-State pulled away late in the 4th quarter.

Show-Me Both Designs Still Searching For Sarah Connor

Missouri S&T professor experimenting to make robots more human - or more like C-3PO

A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology is working to try to find ways to make robots feel more human. Yun Seong Song, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, led a team that created a robot that would help direct a person on a short walk, while measuring when the human would stiffen or relax their arm.

Po'Folk On The Clock

Kansas City shelters can now help keep houseless individuals warmer longer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Recent votes in the November election will keep homeless Kansas Citians safer for longer this winter. "They're already wondering, 'Where will I spend this evening?'" said Reverend Randy Fikki with Unity Southeast KC.

Middle-Class Fight For Survival

Leawood small business sees busy day despite inflation on small business Saturday

After Black Friday comes a big boost for local businesses on small business Saturday.It's a day where you're encouraged to shop local.The woman's boutique, Clairvaux, in Leawood has been busy all day on this Small Business Saturday. "It's just kind of a big family experience.

Angel In White . . . 

Demi Rose puts on a VERY busty display in a sheer white plunging dress

She is an Instagram sensation boasting just shy of 20million followers. And Demi Rose put on another sizzling display for her fans on Thursday, posing in a revealing ensemble while in Los Angeles. The model, 27, put on a very busty display in a sheer white plunging dress with a tie belt which cinched in her waist.

Conservatives Demand White House Cognitive Exam

Biden as oldest US president at age 80: Nation deserves a 'full neurological assessment' of him

President Joe Biden turned 80 on Nov. 20, 2022 - and debate is ongoing, from a health perspective, about his advanced age and the capacity of individuals of that age to serve in the highest office in the land.

Tragic Dinner Postscript

A 'nightmare': Trump team does damage control after he dines with Ye and white supremacist Nick Fuentes

Former President Donald Trump distanced himself Friday from a pre-Thanksgiving dinner at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida with Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, and white supremacist Nick Fuentes, claiming he didn't know the identity of the far-right activist who was unexpectedly brought along with the rapper.

MAGA Still Rules GOP

'They will bend the knee': Lincoln project cofounder cautions against dismissing Trump

Donald Trump, the former US president, is all washed up. Ron DeSantis, the governor of Florida, is poised to dethrone him. This is the view currently in vogue among many in Washington. Not so fast, argues Rick Wilson, a veteran Republican strategist and co-founder of the Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump group that shot to prominence with go-for-the-jugular advertisements before becoming mired in scandals of its own.

Rage Against Lockdowns

Protests erupt across China in unprecedented challenge to Xi Jinping's zero-Covid policy | CNN

Protests are erupting across China, including at universities and in Shanghai where hundreds chanted "Step down, Xi Jinping! Step down, Communist Party!", in an unprecedented show of defiance against the country's stringent and increasingly costly zero-Covid policy.

Old School Singularity

As Gen X and Boomers Age, They Confront Living Alone

More older Americans are living by themselves than ever before. That shift presents issues on housing, health care and personal finance. Mary Felder at her home in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood in Philadelphia. Credit... Sahar Coston-Hardy for The New York Times Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month.

Ready Player Almighty 

Rejoice, for the first ever First-Person Jesus video game is finally available | Boing Boing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ebW0bcnGek Back in December 2019, I wrote about I Am Jesus, a new video game that was at that point still under development, wherein you play as Jesus Christ in a first-person shooter-esque format (although you're presumably shooting miracles and healing instead of gatling guns).

Gift Of Life Needed

'I would be so thankful': Shawnee man living with stage 5 kidney disease looking for match

SHAWNEE, Kan. - Stephen Thon of Shawnee is asking for a life-saving miracle this holiday season. "I would be so thankful beyond words to have someone donate their kidney," Thon said. Thon - a father, grandfather and husband - says he feels blessed to be surrounded by family this Thanksgiving.

Forecast For Now . . .

FORECAST: Dry weather to follow Sunday morning rain

Rain will gradually taper off this morning leaving a dry, but cloudy afternoon. Temperatures are closer to 40 degrees to start and will hold in the 40s through the remainder of the day. Once the clouds clear this evening those numbers should eventually fall into the upper 20s and low 30s by daybreak on Monday.

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