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Holiday Time Of Need

City Union Mission asking for help to meet donation goal

City Union Mission is asking Kansas Citians to give to area families who need it most.

More Suburban Assistance

Olathe Salvation Army serves record number of families in need of gifts for holidays

Nearly 1,700 individuals in Johnson County will receive gifts this holiday season in thanks to the Olathe Salvation Army's initiative to collect gifts from donors for families in need.

Path To New Year

New Buck O'Neil bridge expected to be complete December 2024

For nearly three years, the Missouri Department of Transpiration has been working on replacing the current Buck O' Neil bridge. This month the agency says they're 65% done with the ongoing project.

Tinkering With Good Deeds

Rob Riggle takes home 'Lego Masters' trophy, $10,000 for Children's Mercy

He and a group of fellow Hollywood celebrities who call Kansas City home have been building the charity event he was competing for on the show since 2010.

Show-Me Helpful Kitty

Kitten left at Missouri animal shelter with twisted hind legs gets new life as therapy cat

More than five years ago, someone left a kitten with twisted back legs at a Missouri animal shelter. Today, Lola-Pearl helps others in her role as a therapy cat.

Sunflower State Plate Souvenir

Viral Kansas license plate design to be sold as vanity plates

This week an official design for Kansas' new license plate was announced following a public vote. Though, for many it still wasn't the design they hoped for.

Party Time Down By River

City approves final development plan of LiveNation Amphitheater in Riverside, MO

The nearly 330-acre entertainment facility will hold a total of 31,057 people, with just over 15,000 designated for seated visitors.

Angel Shares Cheer

Hailey Bieber braves the snow (and wows husband Justin) in skimpy 'sugarplum' outfit

The Rhode founder posed amid a snowy backdrop while wearing a sparkly skirt and lingerie in Aspen on Tuesday.

Holy Land Consequences

It's becoming clear. Israel could cost Joe Biden re-election

A new poll has found that nearly 75 percent of a sample of voters aged between 18 and 29 disapprove of how Biden is handling the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Courts Give MAGA Victory

Trump camp looks to turn Colorado ballot rejection into a campaign cudgel

Republicans in the state are hoping the ex-president will make a swing through in a show of support.

Investigation Underway

Jordan expands probe into Smith's handling of Trump cases

House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) expanded his probe into special counsel Jack Smith, asking him to turn over all documents and records related to his prosecutions of former President Trump. It's a familiar move from Jordan, who similarly asked Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis (D) and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg (D) to...

GOP Payback

Republicans float booting Biden off state ballots after Trump ruling

Outraged by the Colorado Supreme Court's decision to boot Donald Trump off the ballot, some Republicans are floating the prospect of pushing President Biden off ballots in red states.

Wartime Media Tactics Exposed

Israeli military accused of targeting journalists and their families in Gaza

Committee to Protect Journalists says at least 68 journalists and media workers killed since 7 October

Fight For News Feed

How pro-Russian 'yacht' propaganda influenced US debate over Ukraine aid

A false rumour spread by a dubious AI-powered website caught the attention of leading politicians.

Far East Friendship Renewed

U.S. and China military leaders speak for the first time in over a year

President Biden and Chinese President Xi agreed to resume military-to-military talks last month.

Saucy Collab Considered

Ex-Porn Star Stormy Daniels Wants To Party With Hunter Biden At The White House

Stormy Daniels would leap at the chance to party at the White House with embattled first son Hunter Biden.

Christmas Boozing Scheduled

Ten Things To Do In KC This Weekend, December 21-24

Here are ten great things to do in Kansas City this holiday weekend, December 21-24, including: Evergy Festival of Lights at Powell Gardens, Seussical the Musical, and The Nightmare Before Christmas in concert.

Playoff Crunch For X-Mas

Chiefs seeking seventh straight win over Raiders on Christmas Day

In Week 16, Kansas City is hosting Las Vegas on Christmas Day.

Even More Holiday Cheer

KC Sipps: Two favorite restaurants close, holiday events, and Operation Meatball

Food Editor Sarah Sipple shares timely restaurant news and events for Kansas City. Two restaurants closing, two open, and holiday events.

Wake Up Shot . . . 

Anchor Island pours into coffee shop's potential with unique investment round

A crowd-funded investment opportunity through HoneyComb Credit would allow customers to help a Troost Avenue coffee shop enhance its kitchen equipment and expand the Anchor Island Coffee brand's popular menu. Franchising and a liquor license could also be on the horizon.

Forecast For Now . . . 

Warm Thursday afternoon before rain chances increase

Chance for rain increases as we approach Christmas

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