Kansas City News Look: GOP Betrayal, Crypto Bail & Subzero Advice

Just a few more things to consider at the conclusion of this holiday #TBT and as we pay respect to one of our all time favorite hotties as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Advantageous Advice Offered Amid Cold-Ass Winter

Kansas City drivers asked to slow down as crashes increase

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers are asking drivers to slow down as they respond to multiple crashes. While the snow-covered roads are making it challenging for drivers, conditions are also causing headaches for crews working to keep streets and highways passable.

Show-Me Winning

Mizzou Decimates No. 16 Illinois Behind 31 from Kobe Brown

The Missouri Tigers are hardly in a vacation mindset in the middle of the holidays. Headed into one of their biggest games of the season in a renewed rivalry matchup with the No. 16 Illinois Fighting Illini at Enterprise Center Thursday night, the Tigers clearly understood what it would take to come away with a win.

Rock Chalk Ballers Outsmart Ivy League

KU basketball downs Harvard to wrap up non-conference season

LAWRENCE ( KSNT) - KU men's basketball will go home for the holidays in a good mood after beating Harvard 68-54 on Thursday. KU bounced back from a slow start for the win. The 'Hawks trailed nearly the entire first half but took the lead with 2:44 left in the first and never looked back.

Snail Mail Seeks Solutions

Postal service attempts to remedy staff issues, mail theft

Complaints about the local mail service have become a hot topic lately. Slow mail, no mail, disappearing mailboxes, and mail thievery are but some that need explanation.

Tasty Local Redux

A KC family created Wish-Bone Italian Dressing for its fried chicken restaurant; it became an iconic American staple - Startland News

In 1948, Phillip Sollomi debuted an Italian vinaigrette at his Kansas City fried chicken restaurant, the Wishbone. An immediate hit, the salad dressing formed the foundation for an empire. Decades after Sollomi left the company, his family has returned to the city to reclaim their legacy.

Diva Tips Off Fans

Lucy Pinder urges men to 'line up' for electrocuting penis trick after study

Lucy Pinder issued a cheeky order for all the fellas out there who might be struggling with their business in the bedroom. The stunning ex-glamour model, 38, took to Twitter last Wednesday (April 13) to share a recent sex study cited in The Independent relating to premature ejaculation.

Committee Against MAGA Speaks

'That Is an Insurrection': Jan. 6th Committee Releases Massive Final Report on 'Unprecedented' Attack on U.S. Capitol

"Some of those who trespassed on the Capitol's grounds or entered the building did not plan to do so beforehand," the report declared. "But it is also true that extremists, conspiracy theorists and others were prepared to fight. That is an insurrection. They answered President Trump's call to action."

Talker Admits Skepticism

Sean Hannity admits in deposition he didn't believe Trump voter fraud claims

Fox News host Sean Hannity admitted under oath that he "did not believe" for "one second" there was mass voter fraud in the 2020 election. Hannity's testimony was included in court depositions released on Wednesday in the Delaware Superior Court, according to The New York Times.


Senate passes $1.7 trillion government funding bill

The Senate passed the nearly $1.7 trillion long-term, government funding bill 68-29 on Thursday, sending the measure to the House for quick passage before Friday's deadline. Why it matters: The legislation will fund the government through next September - preventing the new Congress from being thrust into yet another spending fight when Republicans take control of the House in January.

Fallen Crypto King Earns House Arrest In Parent's Basement

FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is back in the US, released on $250 million bail

Now that Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) is back in the US, he has been released from federal custody. The New York Times and CNBC report the co-founder of the failed and allegedly fraudulent cryptocurrency exchange FTX was released on $250 million bail, secured by his parent's home, ahead of his trial on eight criminal charges he faces, in addition to civil suits filed by the SEC and CFTC.

Elon Musk Crashes

Tesla shares tumble, on track for worst month ever

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares are on track for their worst month ever as a sell-off deepened on Thursday over worries about softening demand for electric cars and Chief Executive Elon Musk's distraction with Twitter.

Social Suffers Decline

Twitter layoffs continue under Elon Musk | CNN Business

Additional Twitter employees were terminated Thursday as part of ongoing, rolling layoffs under new owner Elon Musk, including from the public policy and media and entertainment teams, according to tweets from affected employees.

GOP Betrayal Alleged

Conservatives blast the 18 Republican senators who voted in favor of omnibus bill 'monstrosity'

Conservatives on Twitter blasted the news that the Senate had passed the massive $1.7 trillion omnibus bill by a 68-29 vote Thursday, especially targeting the 18 Senate Republicans who voted in favor of more government spending. The Senate approved the 4,000-page bill that funds the government for the rest of the fiscal year, until September 2023.

Here's Why Open Borders Might Not Be Big Deal . . .

U.S. Population Ticks Up, but the Rate of Growth Stays Near Historic Lows

Texas gained 471,000 residents to lead the nation in population growth, followed by Florida (417,000), North Carolina (133,000) and Georgia (125,000). While Florida experienced the highest percentage change, a 1.9 percent growth, smaller states like Idaho (1.8 percent) and South Carolina (1.7 percent) ranked among the leaders in growth.

China Snoops On 'Friends' In Tech

TikTok confirms that journalists' data was accessed by employees of its parent company | CNN Business

TikTok parent company ByteDance has fired four employees who improperly accessed the personal data of two journalists on the platform, TikTok spokesperson Brooke Oberwetter confirmed to CNN Thursday.

Ladies First No Longer

Taliban minister defends closing universities to women as global backlash grows

The minister of higher education in Afghanistan's Taliban government has defended his decision to ban women from universities - a decree that triggered a global backlash and protests inside the country. Afghanistan's Taliban-run administration announced earlier this week it had closed universities to women partly due to female students not adhering to its interpretation of the Islamic dress code and interaction between students of different genders.

Movie Money Shot

Lacey Chabert Poses With All of Her Christmas Movie Boyfriends for an Epic Photo

The actress is certainly a Christmas movie queen. While many people know Lacey Chabert for her iconic role as Gretchen Wieners in the cult classic comedy , the actress has become a well-known face in the world of Christmas movies over the years.

Life & Love This Year . . .

Love and sex in 2022: The five biggest lessons of the year

The ways we think about sex and love are always evolving, constantly influenced by cultural, political and global happenings. This year was no different. Much of that influence particularly spread online, especially in communities by and for those who identify across the LGBTQIA+ spectrum.

Hottie On The Mend Attacked By Haterz

Adult star who broke back in foam pit had SWAT team sent to her house by trolls

Porn star Adriana Chechik, who broke her back after a foam pit jump at a convention went horribly wrong, has revealed trolls have sent a SWAT team to her house. In October, the Twitch streamer was invited to a "face off" event at TwitchCon in San Diego, US, where she and a rival had to knock each other off podiums using padded poles in a Gladiator-style battle.

Organizing Drinking Weekend

13 Things To Do In KC This Weekend, December 22-26

Here are thirteen great things to do in Kansas City this weekend, December 22-26, including Elf in concert at the Kauffman Center, a Chiefs game at Arrowhead, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the T-Mobile Center. Evergy Festival of Lights at Powell Gardens This unique festive outdoor experience follows a 1-mile walk through Powell Gardens' immersive, botanically inspired light installations.

Historic Kansas City Holidays Exposed

Christmas at the Wornall House

Michael Bushnell Publisher This week's Historic Postcard is a Chrome era postcard depicting Christmas at the Wornall House. The house was built in 1858 by John Wornall, who emigrated to the area in 1843 from Kentucky with his parents, Richard and Judith, and brother Thomas.

Tribute To Grocery Good Deeds 

'A small thing can be huge': Hy-Vee greeter leaves warm impression on customers amid end-of-year madness

SHAWNEE, Kan. - A special employee at Hy-Vee on 63rd Street in Shawnee is bringing a bit of cheer to the end of the year. Customers say Becky Lourie's chirpy voice and smiley face make their shopping experience more personal. "You might have come in here just zoned [out] ...

Paddy Pays Protectors

Mahomes buys Chiefs offensive linemen custom golf clubs for Christmas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has revealed his Christmas gift to his offensive linemen. The star quarterback supplied his protectors with sets of TaylorMade custom golf clubs, complete with custom bags featuring their jersey numbers and a box of golf balls.

Cowtown Freeze Out Tonight

Dangerous cold sets in following winter storm


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