Kansas City Bow: Holiday Crunch Time, Unruly MAGA & War In Europe Worsens

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Holiday Running Game

Kansas City travelers head through TSA with wrapped presents and Christmas sweaters

The Thursday and Friday before Christmas are projected to be some of the busiest travel days of the winter holiday season.

Tasteful Kansas City Craftsmanship

Veteran brewer pulling double shift with purchase of neighboring Crossroads taphouse, brewery

Buying a nearby brewery in the Crossroads Arts District will help Pat Mitchell boost beer production and distribution in Missouri and Kansas, as well as expand a community of support for U.S. military veterans and especially former service members who've become entrepreneurs.

The Dotte Moves Money

Wyandotte County to redirect money from new developments to fund critical needs

This month the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, adopted a community benefits ordinance to fund child care, affordable housing, and senior citizen home repairs programs.

Meet New Brit Boss For Diverse Local Investments

If support for LGBT employees doesn't seem obvious, this new chamber leader would like a word

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced English-born Tracey DeMarea as its new executive director this week. Among her top priorities: helping corporate allies see the value in supporting Kansas City's LGBT business community.

Double Pause For Ballers

Chiefs' Kadarius Toney, Jerick McKinnon miss practice for second straight day

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Kadarius Toney and running back Jerick McKinnon were among those who missed practice for the second straight day.

We'll Always Love Lucy

Where Soccer AM's Soccerettes are now, from glamour models to talkSPORT host

WITH cult classic football show Soccer AM set to be axed, SunSport takes a look back at one of its most iconic features - Soccerettes. The skit was scrapped in 2015 but saw a wide variety of ...

Prez Inks EPIC Military Deal

Biden signs $886.3 billion defense policy bill into law | CNN Politics

President Biden signed the $886.3 National Defense Authorization Act into law on Friday, according to a statement released by the White House.

Supreme Delay For MAGA

Supreme Court declines to issue expedited ruling on Trump immunity case

The Supreme Court has declined to fast-track a case regarding whether former President Trump has absolute immunity from alleged crimes committed while he was in office.

2nd Place Not An Option, YET

Trump allies and MAGA luminaries move to kill off the Haley-for-VP buzz

Haley's rise has prompted speculation she'd be a logical running mate for Trump.

Florida Guv Fades

DeSantis super PAC cancels TV ads in Iowa, New Hampshire

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis's super PAC, Never Back Down, has reportedly canceled all of its 2024 ad reservation in Iowa and New Hampshire, a total of $2.5 million in ad buys, just weeks before the GOP presidential primary kicks off. The cancellation was first reported by AdImpact Politics, an advertisement tracking group.

Holy Land Call For Cash

United Nations calls for more Gaza aid

Welcome to The Hill's Defense & NatSec newsletter {beacon} Defense &National Security Defense &National Security   The Big Story UN Security Council backs more aid to Gaza The UN council resolution also calls to create the conditions for a "cessations of hostilities" down the line. © AP The U.S.

Eastern Europe Confronts Fierce Winter Fighting 

Ukrainian forces shoot down three Russian Su-34 fighter jets on southern front

Ukrainian defenders shot down three Russian Su-34 fighter-bombers in the south of Ukraine on Dec. 22, the commander of the Air Force Mykola Oleshchuk has reported on Telegram

80s Actor Now Auditions For Secret Service

Dukes of Hazzard actor John Schneider called for public hanging of Joe Biden

The deleted social media post, which also called for the execution of Hunter Biden, led some to wonder if Schneider could be charged

Baller Scoring Streak Endures

There's No Stopping Tyreek Hill as He Reportedly Fathered His 3rd Child in a Span of 4 Months

There's no further evidence necessary to prove the NFL is a quarterback-driven league than the MVP odds. Despite some record breaking performances at other positions, eigh...

Creeper Charges Confront Auto Movie Thespian

'Creepy' Vin Diesel video crawling to 'beautiful' interviewer resurfaces amid sexual battery claims

The "Fast and the Furious" star was accused by his former assistant Asta Jonasson for sexual battery on Thursday.


Charlie Sheen attacked by woman at his Malibu home - police

Police have arrested Electra Schrock for assault with a deadly weapon and residential burglary.

Inking Kansas City Traditions

KC tattoo culture inked on 'Maker Nation Challenge,' paying homage to legendary Grimm family

A new streaming TV series left its mark on a legendary Kansas City tattoo artist after the first of two challenge episodes featuring local entrepreneurs and creatives debuted - showcasing KC's top tattoo talent tussling without drawing blood.

Flurry Of Excitement . . . 

WEATHER BLOG: So there's a chance?! Nick Bender is going over who might see snowflakes on Christmas

Christmas Eve looks like a washout.

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