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Spotlight Redux For Kansas City

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers matchup flexed into Sunday prime time

okay. Um, we really, I don't have *** lot of injuries to talk about Deon Bush tweaked his left knee *** little bit, but not, not too bad. And then Jalen Watson really just got face planted in uh, in the dirt and got dirt in his eye and our eyes and, but everything worked out okay.

Rock Chalk Crisis Cont'd

Homeless camp forces closure of North Lawrence Johnny's Tavern

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A local North Lawrence bar and restaurant his closing its doors until the city responds to concerns about a nearby homeless support center. According to the Lawrence Journal World, the owner of Johnny's Tavern will close on Tuesday, indefinitely, until changes are made.

Nicer Tech For Foodies

No ratings, no negative reviews: Restaurant app guides diners through crowd-sourced trust

Popular restaurant review sites - clouded by negative reviews and manipulated ratings - have often led Leo Esposito astray, he shared. To revolutionize the way people discover their next favorite place to eat, Esposito launched the social app Bōzt. "Our vision is to be the most trusted platform for sourcing restaurant recommendations," said Esposito, who founded (pronounced like "boast") in 2019.

Lighting Up Local Biz

PHOTOS: Empire Candle Co., one of the biggest U.S. candle manufacturers, resides in KCK - Kansas City Business Journal

The Fairfax Industrial District in Kansas City, Kansas, is home to numerous massive and unassuming brick buildings, but probably none smell as good as Empire Candle Co. LLC. The locally based candle manufacturer at 2925 Fairfax Trafficway was founded in 1951 and celebrated its 70th anniversary last year.

White Woman Shopping Spree Redux

Finish Your Holiday Shopping List at the 12th Annual Holiday Boutique from November 17-20 - In Kansas City

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Double Team Goes Depp

Johnny Depp does Outkast strut in Rihanna's Savage x Fenty fashion show

It took Rihanna to lift Johnny Depp up. After all the dirty details of that sordid defamation trial with his ex-wife Amber Heard, it was always going to take a whole lot for the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star to clean up his much-tarnished image.


Donald Trump warns Ron DeSantis against 2024 presidential bid

If Mr DeSantis were to announce a presidential bid, Mr Trump said he would reveal "things about him that won't be very flattering - I know more about him than anybody - other than, perhaps, his wife".

Plague Double Down Debated

China sees violent protests of COVID restrictions, and U.S. cases have been rising

Protests in northeastern China of the government's zero-COVID policy became violent, as seven people were arrested after a clash between residents and police enforcing quarantine restrictions, the Associated Press reported. The violence comes after China reported 2,230 new cases in the southern manufacturing and technology hub of Guangzhou, and at a time when an increasing number of reports say the government is considering steps to ease the zero-COVID policy.

Facebook Stays Losing

Meta will begin laying off employees on Wednesday morning - WSJ

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) will begin laying off employees on Wednesday morning, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told hundreds of executives on Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported. Zuckerberg appeared downcast in Tuesday's meeting and said he was accountable for the company's missteps and his overoptimism about growth had led to overstaffing, the report added, citing people familiar with the matter.

Name Game Amid Losing Streak

AOC apologizes for not listing her pronouns on Instagram: 'They fell off'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., apologized to her followers on Instagram for now listing her pronouns in her biography on the platform Tuesday. Ocasio-Cortez made the apology in response to a comment on her Instagram profile. She posted a brief video saying she had once had her pronouns available but said they somehow "fell off."

Please Leave Amphibians Alone

Toad licking: just say no, National Parks Service tells Americans seeking a high

The US National Park Service is warning people to stop licking one of the largest toads in America, due to a toxin it secretes from its glands that can create a hallucinogenic experience. The Sonoran desert toad, which emits a quick, "weak low-pitched toot", can make someone sick if they touch it or lick it, NPS said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.


Ukrainians plan 15,000-strong hillside ORGY outside Kyiv if Putin fires nuke

RAUNCHY Ukrainians have organised a mass orgy to take place on a hill outside Kyiv in the event of Vladimir Putin launching a nuclear bomb. More than 15,000 have subscribed to the sex party on Telegram in the event that Vlad reaches for the red button.

Shop Early Turkey

3 grocers with stores in KC metro say they'll be open for half of Thanksgiving Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Three grocers with locations in the Kansas City metro say their stores will be open for half of Thanksgiving Day. A press release says that all Price Chopper, Hen House Market, and Sun Fresh grocery stores will be open on Nov. 24 from 6 a.m.

Falling Back Into Chill

Joe's Blog: Big cold front due Thursday (TUE-11/8)

KANSAS CITY, Mo, - We're starting the day with lots of clouds in the region and those clouds may tend to hang on for awhile today with perhaps some occasional breaks. A very weak disturbance may trigger a few very fleeting showers somewhere in the region this afternoon, but they should only produce a few [...]

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