Kansas City News Look: Marriage Equity Winning As Crypto King In Cuffs

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Prepping Local Eat Out

184 restaurants to participate in Kansas City restaurant week 2023

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Restaurant Week is around the corner. The event will have 184 restaurants participate. The 10-day event has raised more than $3 million in the 14 years of the event's existence. Kansas City Restaurant Week, which takes place from Jan.

High Flying News

New performers join ticket for Garmin Kansas City Air Show in 2023

NEW CENTURY, Kan. - The Garmin KC Air Show will have some extra entertainment this summer. Organizers announced the US Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team and the Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II will show off their skills during the 2023 air show. The F-22 Raptor Demo Team is known for its precision aerial maneuvers.

Tonight's Paywall Tease . . .

Home prices grew most in these KC-area ZIP codes during Q3 - Kansas City Business Journal

Although competition in the housing market may slow down in 2023, sales prices continue gaining momentum. According to data provided by the Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors, each county in the Kansas City Business Journal coverage area experienced a year-to-date increase in average sales price.

Lockup Trust After Bust Out

Feds not concerned about future of security at Cass County jail after prisoner escape

As two men convicted of federal crimes in Kansas City remain at large after escaping from the Cass County jail one week ago, the U.S. Marshals Service says they do not have ongoing security concerns with regard to continuing to keep federal detainees there. Mike Stokes, deputy U.S.

Big Deal Baller Debuts

Royals sign pitcher Ryan Yarbrough to a one-year, $3 million deal

The Royals announced they have signed left-handed pitcher Ryan Yarbrough to a one-year deal. Kiley McDaniel of ESPN reports it is for $3 million with $1 million in incentives. The 30-year-old pitched in 80 innings for the Rays last year with a 4.50 ERA and 4.77 FIP and was non-tendered this fall.

Tennis Influencer Racket Winning

US tennis influencer Rachel Stuhlmann's NEW photos leaves fans in awe

US tennis inlfuencer Rachel Stuhlmann stunned her followers with her photos, often on the court with a racket and almost always in truly incredible clothes. Obviously a breathtaking body did the rest of her and contributed greatly to this growth. Stuhlmann currently has 246,000 followers but her numbers are growing day by day and are evident to everyone.

2nd Guessing Two Party System

'It's All So Unsettled': 2024 Is the Year of Known Unknowns

And in the ranks of governors, the one who handed him a likeness of his image on Mount Rushmore, Gov. Kristi Noem of South Dakota, and another who was vaulted to Fox News stardom by serving in his White House, Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders of Arkansas, are withholding their support.

Legislating Love . . .

Biden to sign historic same-sex marriage bill at the White House

President Joe Biden on Tuesday afternoon will sign legislation protecting same-sex and interracial marriage. Biden is hosting a celebration starting at 3:30 p.m. ET on the White House South Lawn with lawmakers and Cabinet members as the Respect for Marriage Act becomes law.

GOP Fight For Control

McCarthy and McConnell on collision course as Congress barrels toward messy finish | CNN Politics

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy took to Fox News primetime last week and dinged his counterpart across the Capitol: Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell.

Angry About Gay Apparel

Tucker Carlson Rips Biden For 'Drag Show' 'Distraction' At White House Amid 'Multiple World Historic Crises'

Fox News host Tucker Carlson ripped President Joe Biden's Tuesday White House "drag show" signing ceremony for being a "distraction" amid "multiple world historic crises." "As a political matter, it's a distraction," Carlson said. "Offend you so much or mesmerize you so completely that you forget that there are multiple world historic crises unfolding at the same time, some of which the Biden administration caused.

Notes From Suspected Scammer Exposed

'I F**ked Up': Sam Bankman-Fried Prepared Draft of His Testimony to Congress Before His Arrest in the Bahamas

Reporters have obtained a copy of the prepared statement that Sam Bankman-Fried is going to give before Congress after the disgraced FTX co-founder was arrested in the Bahamas. Bankman-Fried faces multiple charges of money laundering, conspiracy, and financial fraud as he was placed under arrest by the Bahamian authorities on Monday at the behest of the United States Department of Justice.

Crypto Consequences Emerge

Images Emerge Of Democrat Megadonor Sam Bankman-Fried Under Arrest, Surrounded By Law Enforcement

Photos emerged Tuesday evening of Democrat megadonor and disgraced former FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in handcuffs, surrounded by highly armed law enforcement officials. Bankman-Fried's attorney tried to get the judge to allow his client to post bail by arguing that Bankman-Fried suffered from ADHD and he was on a vegan diet.

South America Unrest Worsens

At least seven dead as Peru protests disrupt flights and train travel | CNN

At least seven people have died in ongoing protests in Peru after former President Pedro Castillo was impeached and later arrested after trying to dissolve Congress last week. Two minors are among the dead, Peru's ombudsman's press office told CNNE on Tuesday, and there were two deaths on Sunday and five on Monday.

Pandemic Precautions Fade

Hong Kong drops curbs on incoming travellers, scraps COVID app

HONG KONG Dec 13 (Reuters) - Arrivals in Hong Kong from Wednesday will no longer receive an 'amber' code barring them from some venues, Chief Executive John Lee said, while dropping use of a government-mandated COVID-19 mobile application.


Need help understanding the fusion energy 'breakthrough'? You've come to the right place

An elusive goal in the global race to create clean, green nuclear energy has been achieved, US scientists say. It's being hailed as a "breakthrough", but how significant is the announcement? For decades, scientists have tried to harness fusion energy, which is the process of making energy using the same phenomenon that powers the Sun.

Risky Prosthetic Prank Draws Ire

Poker player with 'boobs out' promises to 'nip that behaviour in the bud'

The glamorous poker star who suffered repeated 'nip slips', which turned out to be a prank, has promised to 'nip that behaviour in the bud'. Sashimi took to Instagram to apologise for her actions at a Hustler Casino Live poker event - which was live streamed - called "Max Pain Monday" last week.

Sound Of KCI Hype Cont'd

It began as a one-man DJ; now this 'Platinum' experience is landing KCI's first big event

In-person events are back with vengeance, said Kris Nardini; and Platinum XP is positioned to plan experiences coming only from one's wildest imagination. "Platinum XP is a single-source, full-service event planning agency. This means that we can quickly create proposals - that are very creative - but also on budget," explained Nardini, the owner and CEO of Platinum XP .

Beer Man Answers All

Four Inane Questions with Martin City Brewing Company's Matt Moore

When Matt Moore ventured into the land of craft beer in 2014, it happened by chance. Sorry, it happened with Chance, rather. Turns out Moore's sailing buddy Chance Adams was quick to buy a building with him and go into a fledgling business together. "I said, 'Let's build a microbrewery," says Moore.

Close Enough In Kansas

Woman's missing dog is found 1,625 miles away in Louisburg, Kansas

LOUISBURG, Kan. (KCTV) - A woman across the country lost her beloved dog and, after months of searching, she thought she'd never see him again. Now, he might be home just in time for Christmas! Heather Reichart finds strays in her Kansas pasture all the time. But something told her this one was different.

Debating Baller Houses

Looking at potential downtown Royals stadium sites of past and present

At a community meeting Tuesday, the Kansas City Royals inevitably will field questions from Jackson County residents about the team's desired future home: "If not at Kauffman Stadium, where?" The team has stayed mum on prospective sites since confirming plans to pursue a new ballpark and baseball district, to the tune of $2 billion in private and public dollars.

Temperature Drop Coming Soon

Wednesday will start clear, temperatures will struggle to hit 40 degrees


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