Advice about saving money on home heating costs abounds this time of year, but some of it is oversimplified, marketing hype or just plain wrong, while some long-standing myths persist about keeping warm on the cheap.
The excuses are right there on a platter with butter and an assortment of dipping sauces for the hungry folks looking to devour some assurance. Short week. On the road. Etc. That all sounds so much better than the truth: the Chiefs weren’t as prepared, explosive or plainly good as the sorry Raiders, and deserved their 24-20 loss Thursday night in Oakland.
Royals owner David Glass was willing to chat about the season just past and the season ahead with a few reporters at the quarterly MLB owners meetings at The InterContinental Hotel on the Plaza. In this Q&A, he says the Royals’ payroll is likely to rise: “The way it works, it’ll cost a lot more just to keep the team intact.”
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“It is good,” said Karen Bardales of Kansas City. “But it is a little bit too late for my brother.” Her mixture of wariness and joy was voiced by many in the Kansas City area. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach called the executive order clearly illegal and accused the president of “shredding the Constitution.”
When Brownback and members of his administration began responding to news of a gargantuan, self-inflicted budget debacle by saying, almost in unison, “the state of Kansas must continue to live within its means, just as families do every day,” the Frugal family took it personally.
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday that President Barack Obama was “damaging the presidency” with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what the response would be.
The New York region moves into Day 4, recovering from the historic lake effect storm that is directly affecting a half million people. Residents are preparing for floods as warmer temperatures move into the area this weekend.
On a cold Thursday night at Milan Puskar Stadium, style points lost all meaning. The No. 12 Kansas State Wildcats walked away from the clutter as victors, beating the West Virginia Mountaineers 26-20 for an important victory that keeps them even with Baylor and TCU atop the Big 12 standings.
The Royals had four players take part in the Japan Series, which wrapped up this week. Judging by their activity on social media, Salvador Perez, Jeremy Guthrie, Alcides Escobar and Erik Kratz had a blast during their time in Japan.
The Missouri attorney general has announced “sweeping changes” regarding from whom and when he will accept money. What’s stunning is that it took this long to impose common-sense ethics to an important office of state government.
Watch Jamaal Charles’ sublime catch and run, the ridiculous sack celebration by the Raiders and Oakland fans making an obscene gesture. It all happened in the second half of Oakland’s 24-20 win over the KC Chiefs.
Church’s Chicken’s signature honey butter biscuit is getting a makeover this holiday season, and the result is even sweeter. The fast food chain will introduce Oreo Biscuit Bites this winter, consisting of its original biscuit with crumbled Oreos and covered in vanilla icing.