Kansas City News Tune: Local Streets Demand Light & Elon Musk Against Hunter Biden

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Illuminating Local Activism

Kansas City man says city left him in dark, wants light pole returned to neighborhood

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, man is blaming the city for leaving him in the dark without answers. "I'm an inventor - I invent things," Willie B. Brown said. From his porch near east 43rd Street and Prospect Avenue, Brown said he got to work.

Eco-Devo In Good Faith

Developers hope to convert 100-year-old Johnson County church into hotel

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A slice of Johnson County history could have a new future. Developers hope to convert a nearly-100 year old church into a boutique hotel. Business planners hope to target young, hip clientele as their customer base.

Triple-demic Testimony

3 Kansas City-area mothers share experience with RSV, flu amid recent spike in cases

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Children's health experts continue to warn parents about the rise in respiratory syncytial virus and flu cases. KSHB 41 talked to three local mothers who shared what it was like to take care of their sick children amid the recent spike.

Cowtown De-stress Guide 

Holiday mental health pressures after COVID-19

Kristin Middleton is the executive director of the Domestic Violence Resource Center in New Mexico.

Sound Of Cowtown Music Scene

Marcus Lewis makes waves with his big band and hip-hop cross-over group Brass and Boujee

Marcus Lewis makes waves with his big band and hip-hop cross-over group Brass and Boujee.

Diva Debuts New Look

Ava Max's Fire-Engine Red Hair Made Its Red Carpet Debut

Ava Max is changing things up in a big way. The musician just ditched her platinum blonde hair in favor of a traffic-stopping fire-engine red and it's definitely getting me in the holiday spirit. Max debuted the fresh color on her Instagram on November 22, saying it was "officially red season."

Chief Twit Politicking

'This will be awesome': Musk leaks Twitter's Hunter Biden files

POLITICO has not independently verified the communications, which were given to Substack writer Matt Taibbi, a longtime critic of online censorship and mainstream media outlets. Taibbi unspooled portions of the leak in a lengthy Twitter thread on Friday night.

World Ending Tech That Keep The Whole Circus Running

U.S. to unveil new nuclear stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

America's newest nuclear stealth bomber is making its public debut after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon's answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China. The B-21 Raider is the first new American bomber aircraft in more than 30 years. Almost every aspect of the program is classified.

Recession Takes Residence

Here's how much US home prices will plunge in market current bubble: expert

US home prices will likely have to decline by as much as 20% over the course of a multi-year correction before the housing sector can get back on track with historical trends, a research firm warned this week.

Schizophrenic Economy Cont'd 

Three signs from today's jobs report that suggest inflation will stay high

Friday's jobs report showed the buzzing U.S. economy is creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, suggesting rising prices are here to stay despite efforts by the Federal Reserve to contain them. The U.S. added 263,000 jobs in November, according to the federal jobs report released Friday, far more than the 200,000-job gain economists expected to...

Hip-Hop Tragedy Investigated

Arrest made in fatal shooting of Migos rapper Takeoff

Police arrested two people in connection with the slaying of renowned Migos rapper Takeoff, Houston authorities said Friday. Patrick Xavier Brown, 33, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said in a news conference. Cameron Joshua was arrested on Nov.

Dedicated To The Game

Porn star reveals why she will never retire from the adult industry

Billie Beever dropped out of high school in Year 10 and started hairdressing Today she's a successful Only Fans star making an average of $5,000 a week She claims to be among the top 0.6 per cent of creators and doesn't plan to stop The 30-year-old mum started working in adult entertainment when was 18 Her journey into the industry as a gradual 'evolution' or 'snowball effect' Australian Only Fans star Billie Beever has been working in the adult entertainment industry since she was 18.

Late Night Eat Out Celebration

Snack Attack: Getting salty with Guy's food empire

Guy's Deli located in Westport. // Photo by Grace Wilmot Envision a brown paper bag full of peanuts. The oily blotches allude to the satiating, slightly sweet legumes coated in salt granules, and your brain might already be flooding with dopamine.

Winter Sneak Peek This Weekend

Temps tumble Friday into Saturday

It will be mostly clear, blustery, and cold with temperatures falling into the low 20s overnight Friday. Saturday will be partly cloudy with highs in the mid 30s. Highs will reach the upper 40s and low 50s Sunday and Monday. Look for colder temperatures Tuesday and the rest of the week with highs near 40 and lows in the 20s.

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