Kansas City Links: American Girl Freed, Holiday Biz & $$$ Crunch As Russia Closes In

Right now angel Candice inspires us to check, once again, check pop culture, community news and top headlines for Sunday.

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Main Streets & Nothing Else

Kansas City area plow drivers take on winter's first snow

Cities across the Kansas City region kicked their snow plans into gear with the first event of the season on Saturday

Show-Me Gratitude

If Missouri Holocaust survivor can feel 'grateful many times a day,' maybe we can, too | Opinion

Erika Schwartz of Springfield was part of a Jewish family in Budapest. She recently spoke at KC's Midwest Center for Holocaust Education.

Old School Tech Survival

Cyberattack on Kansas Courts Leaves Lawyers Filing 'Everything by Fax'

The state's court system has been offline for more than a month.

Medical Buzz

Doctors baffled after spotting a fly inside a Missouri man's intestines during a routine colonoscopy

Matthew Bechtold, the chief of Gastroenterology at the University of Missouri, told The Independent that he had prodded the fly and confirmed it was dead.

Community Earns Cash

Kansas City G.I.F.T. hosts black business market for small business Saturday

Kansas City G.I.F.T. is a local non-profit working to close the wealth gap by helping Black-owned businesses grow.

Angel & Holiday Blessings

Candice Swanepoel shows off her incredible figure in strappy one-piece

IT'S strappy days as supermodel Candice Swanepoel poses in a lingerie photoshoot. The South African, 35, looked like she's bound to be having fun in the skimpy one-piece from Bondage Teddy, a colle...


Biden says 4-year-old US hostage was released by Hamas

U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday said a 4-year-old American hostage has been released in Gaza and that he hopes a pause in fighting between Israel and Hamas fighters can continue to exchange prisoners.

MAGA Plays Doctor?!?

Trump says he's "seriously looking" at Obamacare alternatives

Trump called the failure to repeal and replace the ACA "a low point for the Republican Party."

Old School Game Of Monopoly

Boomers Throw a Wrench Into Housing Market

With mortgage rates soaring and fewer homes for sale, Baby Boomers are dominating the housing market like a real-life game of Monopoly. Per the Washington Post , the shifts...

No Money Compromise In Sight

Turner says House passage of Ukraine, Israel aid package unlikely before end of year

Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, predicted Sunday that approval of an aid package to Ukraine and Israel is unlikely before the end of the year. Turner identified the White House's southern border policies as an obstacle for passing the aid package for Ukraine and Israel before the end of...

Drone Wars Cont'd

Russia-Ukraine war live: Russia and Ukraine both report thwarting drone strikes in overnight attacks

Moscow says it shot down 20 Ukrainian drones, while Kyiv reports downing eight of nine drones launched by Russia

Meet New Boss?!?

China aims to 'displace' the US as the global leader: Rep. Mike Gallagher

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Mike Gallagher said the U.S. got "complacent" with its national security, and that the Chinese Communist Party is "exploiting" that to "undermine" America.

Green Tech Growing South Of Border

Mexico president says Danish fund to invest $10 bln in Mexico to produce green hydrogen

A Danish fund will invest $10 billion in a development hub in southern Mexico to produce green hydrogen for ships and to replace fossil fuel use, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday.

Mouse House Suffers Another Flop

Box Office: Disney's 'Wish' Fizzles, 'Napoleon' Beats Expectations as 'Hunger Games' Lands on Top Again

Disney's 'Wish' fell short of box office expectations over the Thanksgiving holiday as 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes' triumphed again.

Billionaire Tech FAIL Redux

Elon Musk's X may lose $75M by year's end amid advertiser flight: report

Elon Musk's X, formerly Twitter, may lose up to $75 million in ad revenue by the end of 2023 as major advertisers pull back spending on the platform, according to the New York Times.

El Papa's Health Fades

Ailing pope to broadcast Sunday prayer from residence

An ailing Pope Francis will recite his weekly prayer and message on Sunday from the chapel of his Vatican residence instead of the usual venue overlooking St. Peter's Square, the Vatican said in a statement.

Cold Weather Cure

It's the Bomb: Gourmet hot cocoa bombs are all the rage.

Hot cocoa bombs are chocolate shells filled with goodies like marshmallows, butterscotch chips and cocoa powder.

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Waldo Small Crawl Happening This Week

Time to walk off the extra calories you may have indulged in over the weekend!! The annual Waldo Small Crawl is going on now through Friday December 1st. Many Waldo businesses are participating--when you shop this week in Waldo, check for special discounts and gifts from various shops and restaurants, including Hiles Two, Hemma Hemma,...

Time To Talk It Over

KC pastor open to those in need of conversation at a local coffee shop

A pastor in Kansas City is working to bring the community together this holiday season through coffee and conversation.

Army Corp. Conversation

Public comment period extended for the Kansas River Reservoir Flood and Sediment Study

The public comment period for the Kansas River Reservoir Flood and Sediment Study has been extended to December 29, 2023. Officials are hosting public meetings for the Kansas River Reservoir Flood and Sediment Study this month and will occur at locations,

Forecast For Now . . .

Blustery Sunday morning, warmup starts Monday

We're watching chances for rain later this week

Iggy Pop - Sunday is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.