Kansas City Cloister: Tesla Crisis, Wartime Losses & Season Of Giving Arrives

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Kansas City named among best places to travel in 2024

Travel + Leisure named Kansas City, Missouri, as one of its 50 Best Places to Travel in 2024, highlighting barbecue, jazz and sports.

Turkey Day Headphone Options 

Tune In For Tunesgiving

Break out the fixins for your Thanksgiving weekend - it's time for Tunesgiving! We'll be shuffling through 58 years of music from 1965 to the present from Wednesday through Sunday.

No Vacay For Life Savers

'Jump in when someone needs it': 4 Kansas City nurses save man's life while on European vacation

All four nurses have returned to work but said the trip is one that put their job into perspective.

Tele-Work For Santa

Need extra income ahead of the holidays? Check out these seasonal remote jobs

Employers are hiring remote workers for research, writing, customer service, administrative and other duties this holiday season.

Season Of Giving Arrives

Shelter KC preps 100 turkeys for Thanksgiving meals

Less than a week out from the Thanksgiving holiday, Shelter KC is preparing to provide meals to those in need.

Newspaper Notes Bad Idea From Even Worse City . . . 

Jackson County could solve its property tax mess by following Detroit's smart solution | Opinion

Kansas City and St. Louis both face a problem with blight. Missouri cities should assess land with buildings differently from vacant lots.

Diversity Packs Punch

A Black karate master from Kansas City will represent the U.S. at a world kickboxing tournament

Lifelong martial artist David Muhammad has used a background in karate to launch his kickboxing practice onto the global stage. The two disciplines have fed his thirst for competitive combat, and helped him build a diverse community in south Kansas City.

Good Life Cost Exposed

Instagram vs. reality: influencers expose the secret debt lurking behind designer outfits and glamorous vacations

Social media is no simple game for content creators. Making it to the top of the influencer pyramid often involves debt, extra gigs, and empty savings.

Everybody Against White House

Biden facing growing internal dissent over Israel's Gaza campaign

It has stirred an extraordinary level of criticism from within the president's own administration.

New 2nd Place Emerges

Haley rises but Trump remains dominant in early GOP presidential primary state: poll

With less than two months to go until the first votes in the Republican presidential nomination race, former President Donald Trump remains the dominant front-runner - but Nikki Haley is surging.

Tesla Tanks Amid War

Advertiser exodus grows as Elon Musk's X struggles to calm concerns over antisemitism

A advertiser backlash has begun to snowball on X since Elon Musk endorsed an antisemetic post on the site and following a report that highlighted company ads next to pro-Nazi content.

Relief Paused Amid Wartime

Aid to Gaza halted with communications down for a second day, as food and water supplies dwindle

Communications systems in the Gaza Strip were down for a second day with no fuel to power the internet and phone networks, causing aid agencies to halt cross-border deliveries of humanitarian supplies even as they warned people may soon face starvation.

Reporting From The Front

Ukrainian military reports 'successful operations' on Dnipro River's east bank

Military says troops have conducted a series of operations having established positions on left bank

Vlad Takes Losses

Ukrainian Marines: Russia has suffered close to 3,500 casualties in Dnipro River battles

Russian forces have lost almost 3,500 soldiers, including more than 1,200 killed, as well as dozens of pieces of military hardware, in battles on the Dnipro River near Kherson, the Ukrainian Marines said on Nov. 17.

Clap Back Stings German

Berlin on edge for Erdogan after fierce Israel criticism

Israel's war with Hamas takes centre stage as Turkey's leader meets Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin.

End Game Arrives For Beloved Former First Lady

Rosalynn Carter has entered hospice care at home: Carter Center

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has entered hospice care at home, nine months after her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, entered hospice.

Future Tech Job Search 

Sam Altman fired as CEO of OpenAI

Sam Altman has been fired as the CEO of OpenAI. The company says it made the change after a "deliberative review process" by the board.

Dilemma Confronts Diddy

Cassie's husband and fellow artists express support amid her legal battle against Sean 'Diddy' Combs | CNN

There's been an outpouring of support for Cassie Ventura since news broke Thursday that she is suing producer Sean "Diddy" Combs over allegations he raped and subjected her to years of abuse when they were in a relationship.

Roundabout Workout

'I'm 56 and have a killer booty - it's all about picking the right exercises'

Maria Blacutt has taken to social media to share her 'secret to having an awesome booty' in your 50s - saying she wants to inspire people to be 'confident, strong and a little crazy'

Celebrate Lucky Dude From Suburbs

Jackson County man scores lottery prize at Lee's Summit gas station

One Jackson County won the Missouri Lottery's Triple Red 777 at a Lee's Summit gas station.

Hip-Hop 2nd Serving

Drake adds second Kansas City show to It's All A Blur Tour with J. Cole

It looks like Drake and J. Cole will be extending their stay in Kansas City for their It's All A Blur Tour - Big as the What?

Scintillating Text Garbage Served

A hot new romance bookstore is first of its kind in Kansas City, one of a few in US

"Somebody said that even though romance is the number one fiction category, there are only six romance-only bookstores in the country," says the store's owner. She jumped right in.

New Booze Debuts

Rieger Hotel building books new restaurant tenant - Kansas City Business Journal

A Kansas City restaurant group is taking over the former The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange space inside the Rieger Hotel building and has plans for two concepts.

Temp Drop Tonight

Cold front arrives, lower temperatures today

Colder today with sunshine and blustery conditions. The high today is 54.

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