Kansas City News Look: Holiday Countdown, Urban Farming & Maybe Russia Ceasefire

As always, hottie athlete, influencer and fashion model Paige makes our Christmas brighter and right now she inspires this quick look at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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MSM Airport Compliance

Travelers say holiday rush at KCI so far not too bad

Travelers at Kansas City International Airport were surprised on Friday afternoon when the crowds of people travelling for the holidays weren't as big as they expected.

Growing Solutions . . . 

Urbavore Urban Farm faces code violations, looks for solutions with city manager

An urban farm operating a composting facility in Kansas City, Missouri, is challenging four code violations a city inspector issued in May.

Police Help Holiday Reunion

KCPD: missing 10-year-old boy found safe

The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is looking for a missing 10-year-old boy.

Patient Protection Kaput?!?

As Liberty Hospital computer issues continue, cybersecurity expert says hospitals have become prime targets

A threat analyst for a cyber security company says hospitals are routinely being targeted for ransomware attacks.

Behind The Camera

Four Inane Questions with KC photographer Courtney Crutcher-Staton

When we asked stalwart KC photographer Courtney Crutcher-Staton for a brief, but all-encompassing bio, she led with this: "I'm a firm believer that I am not for everyone. I can be loud, goofy, and borderline ridiculous," she says. "I say what I think and mean what I say.

Golfer Gives Cheer

Paige Spiranac Wishes Everyone A Merry Christmas In Nothing But Wrapping Paper

If you thought the week before Christmas was going to see Paige Spiranac taking her foot off the content pedal in order to sit back and wait for the new

Survey Seyz White House Odds Aren't Great

What Biden's rough 2023 in the polls means - and doesn't mean - for 2024

The polls all agree: Joe Biden's political standing is lower than Barack Obama's a year before his re-election - and lower than Trump's before his 2020 loss.

Meet The Deuce?!?!

Who would Trump choose as vice president? Here's a list of potential candidates

Former President Donald Trump's commanding lead in the polls has spurred debate about possible running mates. Here are some potential candidates.

Election 2024 Inevitability

Voters Don't Want a Biden-Trump Rematch. This is Why.

A week of missteps and damaging news cycles is reminding voters in each party of their likely nominees' flaws.


Report: Putin privately signals interest in ceasefire in Ukraine

Russian forces have taken parts of southern and eastern Ukraine, but have not made many gains in over a year.

Middle-East Hot Mess Avoidance

The US must help Israel deal with Hezbollah before it's too late

Hezbollah's aggression may boil over into a multi-front war that pits Israel against an even more capable enemy than the one it currently faces in Gaza.

Meet New AI King

"King of the cannibals": How Sam Altman took over Silicon Valley

Sam Altman, Silicon Valley wunderkind behind ChatGPT, has led a life of contradictions. It's cemented his place as a household name and led to drama at OpenAI.

Kansas City Chiefs Practice Conflict Resolution

Patrick Mahomes clarifies sideline 'frustration' with Kadarius Toney

Mahomes speaks on the viral clip stemming from last Sunday's game and explains why he is still confident in his wide receivers moving forward.

Katie's Forecast For Now . . . 

Saturday will be overcast but unseasonably warm

Saturday will have high temperatures around 60 degrees; rain and possibly snow will move into the area starting Sunday.

Vince Guaraldi Trio - Linus And Lucy is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.