Sunday, August 02, 2015

Erin And Kansas City Sunday Night



Erin Heatherton adorns this evening collection of a great many Kansas City links worth a look for the overnight . . .

Latest Local Double Shooting Report
Kansas City police investigating report of a shooting
Naming Casualties Across State Line
Family identifies woman found dead outside KCK civic center
Dead Tree Media Reports End Of An Era For Books, Too
Accelerated pace of Kansas City Public Library's book-culling process upsets volunteers

TKC SUNDAY LAMENT: NO FUTURE FOR CINDY CIRCO IN KANSAS CITY POLITICS!!!



Here's a look at a former City Council lady facing grim prospects as she leaves office.

To wit . . .

FORMER MADAME MAYOR PRO TEM CINDY CIRCO TAKES HERSELF OUT OF THE RACE TO REPLACE DISGRACED SEN. PAUL LEVOTA!!!

Thanks to THE MOST AWESOME TKC TIPSTERS for a screenshot of sexy Cindy playing the quitter before the contest even starts:



And so . . . This leaves us with the question . . .

WHAT DOES SEXY CINDY DO NOW THAT SHE'S FINISHED IN KANSAS CITY POLITICS?!?!

Waiting to run for Mayor might be a bad idea given that record low KCMO voter turnout suggests the public isn't interested in any particular elected official. And her KCP&L PR gig might not last too long after her list of favors and political capital dries up . . . Which should be some time next week.

Remember that leaving office, sexy Cindy seemingly took a shot at our TKC Blog Community for being hard on the lady politicos . . . But nobody gets a free pass online or in the real world and now we're waiting to see what this lady power broker will do for ACT II or if a nasty public divorce, pretty much selling out most of her constituents and taking on the mantle of a local lady mover & shaker has ultimately ended with Cindy returning to her nail tech gig.

You decide . . .

TKC EXCLUSIVE AND BREAKING NEWS!!! TAKING STOCK IN JACKSON COUNTY!!!



Thanks to our blog community we have AN EXCLUSIVE BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK at Jackson County political life an a bit of insight into the motivation of a local legislative body.

Check it:

Jackson County Sunday Stock Report



"Local politics and politicians are viewed a lot like stocks: Looked at to see who is up or down.

 Last Monday, Jackson County legislator Dan Tarwater saw his stock take a serious tumble as his colleagues unanimously (and very quietly) smacked him down on the most recent Sports Authority panel.

 Dan has earned a reputation among those that know him as a person who is, in their words, "fast and loose with the facts." The group have all now experienced his "hijinks" and willingness to "create conflicts."

 "Thus, they sent him a clear message last Monday as NONE of HIS candidates received any support from anyone else."

An historic and embarrassing moment for him. That clear message: Quit playing games or we will all vote you out as the chair. Time will tell if Dan is capable of that."
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Kansas City 'Thug Life' Royals Stay Losing

Brawling couldn't help the slumping Kansas City baseball team overcome their opposition this afternoon: Benches clear at game between Royals, Blue Jays Like it or not, the team endures an obvious post-All-Star game slump: Colabello homers as Jays beat Royals in testy game

Show-Me Child Abuse Uptick Coming Soon

More accurate numbers of local youngsters in danger on the Missouri side will soon be reflected thanks to a reporting change: New Training For Mandatory Child Abuse Reporters In Missouri

TKC MUST SEE REAX: ACTIVISTS CHALLENGE KANSAS CITY MEDIA AND CONTINUE COMPLAINTS AGAINST LENEXA POLICE CHOKE HOLD ARREST!!!



Controversy over a recent arrest in Lenexa, Kansas continues despite attempts to explain the drama.

Recently, Lenexa, KS police took their case to mainstream media in order to tell their side of the story. In fairness, here is the second time we've linked this police account of a disputed arrest:

KCTV5: Lenexa police explain arrest video that goes viral on Facebook

Now . . .

KANSAS CITY ACTIVISTS PUSH BACK AGAINST POLICE EXPLANATIONS AND OFFER A MORE DETAILED CRITICISM OF THE CONTROVERSIAL CHOKE HOLD ARREST!!!

Check it:

Revolution-News: Lenexa PD Try & Fail to Justify Deadly Choke Hold in Viral Video (Witness Interview)

Here is their side of the story . . .

"Lenexa cops and their ministry of propaganda KCTV5 decided to “explain” the situation and provide a different angle of the arrest which you can watch here. Lenexa PD’s video begins at 1:40, and shows the take down from a different angle, but does not actually prove that the suspect punched the cop. Their supposed “proof” of that is a photo they’ve given to KCTV5 to upload of the suspects clenched fist. A photo of a clenched fist is not proof of anything – people may clench their fists because they are under immense stress, athletes do it so they don’t choke during important plays.

"Whether the suspect actually punched the cop or not becomes a more trivial matter when you consider the fact that the Lenexa PD, in association with KCTV5, actually uploaded a video of a female officer employing deadly and highly controversial choking techniques on a subdued suspect – all in an attempt to clear themselves of any wrongdoing. In John’s video, you can clearly see her arm wrapped around the suspects neck, as the female officer pulls as hard as she can one way, while the male officer grabs and pulls his legs the other way – all while the suspect is screaming in pain."
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More importantly . . .

THIS EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE CITIZEN MEDIA DENIZEN WHO TOOK THE VIDEO OFFERS A MORE COMPLETE ANALYSIS OF THE STORY!!!

Take a look:



And so . . .

RIGHT NOW TKC IS THE ONLY MEDIA OUTLET PRESENTING ALL THREE SIDES OF THE STORY EQUALLY!!!

You decide who you think is right amid this hot mess but arguing that the arrest isn't controversial at this point is no longer an option.

Developing . . . 

TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! C'MON!!! KANSAS CITY MEDIA NEEDS TO PICKUP NEWSIE KAREN FULLER!!!



Earlier this year our blog community was FIRST AND ONLY news-ish outlet to report the tragic career saga of former KCTV5 newsie of Karen Fuller and her climactic departure from KCTV5.

Here's an update . . .

KANSAS CITY MEDIA IS A TOUGH GAME CONSIDERING KAREN FULLER IS "STILL ACTIVELY SEEKING FULL EMPLOYMENT" ACCORDING TO HER LINKEDIN PAGE!!!

Take a peek:



Now . . . Before looking at this we thought Ms. Fuller deserved a job based solely on her still impressive hotness.

However . . . .

TURNS OUT KANSAS CITY NEWSIE KAREN FULLER WAS EDUCATED AT THE SORBONNE (HEHE) AND IS ACTUALLY QUITE BRILLIANT AS WELL!!!

Seriously, other than a litany of dumb jokes Kansas City's least favorite blogger has about the Sorbonne . . . It's still pretty impressive and far more classy than all of the 2nd rate state schools that crank out the bulk of Kansas City newsies passing through town.

TKC Fun Fact: The city college was good enough to prepare TKC to break more news that most of the local talking heads put together. But I digress . . .

Here's the point:

KAREN FULLER NEEDS TO BE PICKED UP BY ANOTHER KANSAS CITY NEWSIE OUTLET!!!

Yes, we know there are all kinds of non-compete contract clauses that almost never stand up in court and mostly used to scare timid types . . .

The fact remains . . . When we talk about employment equality in Kansas City . . . The practice of dismissing highly educated, captivating and hottie news ladies because they're getting older is something that needs to stop and this town should reject the practice that is illegal in any other job sector.

You decide . . .

Kansas City Double Shooting Overnight

Gun violence continues to rage on the East Side as the Summer comes to a close, check this info on the latest inner-city shooting spree: Overnight shootings injure 2 in KC

Kansas City Doggie Rescue Rage

A Kansas City crowd fights animal cruelty and searches for answers amid local leash controversy: Dozens of strangers fight to save a dog left tied to a pole in the River Market

Slideshow: Celebrate Kansas City Toy And Miniature Museum Grand Reopening

Local media has been playing up this one throughout the weekend for some strange reason. Here's the best photo gallery of a place that nobody in Kansas City missed when it was closed: Kansas City's Toy And Miniature Museum Reopens After Year-Long Renovation

Kansas City Skyline Biker Trix



Nice Kansas City clip featuring more than a few dangerous stunts and shots of our iconic skyline . . . You decide if it's AWESOME or ill-advised or both.



More in a bit . . .

Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp Kick-Off

The high hopes and media hype is always the best part of Kansas City football season as the team bounces back after a totally disappointing and mediocre finish last year which didn't live up to hype about the team matching the performance of the Royals at all: Chiefs camp: 5 storylines to watch

Kansas City Comic-Con Countdown

Comprehensive preview of this town's greatest upcoming geek convention: Countdown to Kansas City Comic Con #1 is on

Truman Sports Complex Traffic Stays Losing

Widespread complaints last night for a big deal country music concert and traffic badly backed up. Check it: Country fans fight through traffic to see Kenny Chesney and company

CANDICE AND KANSAS CITY SUNDAY!!!



Candice Swanepoel starts our early morning Sunday look at some of the more important Kansas City mainstream media links. Take a peek:

Deets On Golden Ghetto Domestic Rage
Woman taken into custody after man found stabbed multiple times
Cowtown Arts Scheme Endures
For Kansas City's arts scene, leadership shifts and building projects mean summer is a season of change
Rock Chalk Legacy Tribute
Former University of Kansas chancellor Robert Hemenway dies at 73

Saturday, August 01, 2015

TKC SATURDAY NIGHT PLAYLIST!!! CELEBRATE THE WEEK WHEREIN ANIMAL LOVERS WERE CALLED OUT FOR RACISM!!!



This week most of the interesting online debate focused on the racism of people who prize animal lives over those of their fellow humankind.

For good reason, many noted initial outrage over a dead lion far outmatched outcry (from the middle-class white community) over so many controversial police shootings of African-Americans.

A quick review . . .

Think Progress: Twitter Uses #AllLionsMatter To Mock Race Baiting Over Black Lives Matter

Huff Post: We Weep For African Lions. But What About Black Lives?

USA Today: Fury over Cecil the lion also sparks race conversation

Quartz: Black lives matter, lion lives matter, and they’re both in jeopardy for the same brutal reason

The most captivating take on the topic comes from The Atlantic: My Outrage Is Better Than Your Outrage


This is a fun argument that everyone is guaranteed to lose and doesn't really do much to advance any particular issue or cause.



Still, in Kansas City we've also had consistent controversy about the value of animal lives given that the ritzy set would much rather throw forever tax money at the Zoo than do anything really substantial to economically uplift the inner city.



It gets worse . . . Those same Kansas City supporters of the Zoo money pit also overlook the dangers of captivity endured by animals and really only support posh after hours events for the hoi polloi that their campaign donations secure.



Real Talk: Kansas City Zoo Patrons Are Mostly Concerned With Their Social Calender And Networking Events.

And let's get even more raw on a Saturday night . . .



Media denizens who really know their stuff understand that people so often degrade themselves just like animals for a chance at fame, fortune and dancing with Ellen Degeneres.

And while Internets trolls are so often obsessed with race, let's not forget that the topic is really a question of power . . . Recently our own KCPD Police Chief confronted pointed questions about his attention to a sick hamster over the lingering questions of a deadly police shooting.



In Kansas City, doggies who fall victims of abuse are often much more celebrated and earn more sympathy than denizens of the urban core who catch a bullet or a beating . . . Most people blame inner city residents for enduring violent crime simply because of their address. Whereas doggie victims of abuse get nothing but love . . .



But I digress . . .



Fact is . . . Kansas City news patrons often prize doggie and animal interest stories over those news items concerning the plight of humans. However, some argue that valuing the lives of beasts makes us more sensitive to the struggle of all living things.



Interesting quote . . .

“I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.”
― Abraham Lincoln, 1st gay President

And so tonight we don't expect an end to Internets slap-fighting any time soon and realize that the ongoing industry of outrage online and throughout our culture is just another aspect of increasing human misery within Western Culture as we approach the era of Chinese hegemony.

And all of this has inspired tonight's playlist . . .



As always, thanks for reading this week and have a safe and fun Saturday night.

AX SHAWNEE ABOUT MORE VIOLENCE!!!



Another sign that suburban life in the Kansas City metro grows more ratchet and dangerous as well . . .

KSHB: 2 injured in ax attack in Shawnee, 1 arrested

KMBC: Police said they were called to the 6400 block of Noreston Street at 11:35 a.m. on a report of a person armed with an ax.

KCTV5: Shawnee police: Man attacks neighbor with ax

More in a bit . . .

Kansas City Saturday Night Links



Jessica Burciaga starts off our Kansas City links tonight . . .

Check The New Council Index
KCMO.gov " City Council Members
Everybody's Lying About The Numbers
In a culture deeply dependent on surveys, accurate polling gets more elusive
Golden Ghetto Violence Getting Worse
OP police: Man stabbed, woman in custody

TKC EXCLUSIVE AND BREAKING NEWS!!! KICK-ASS INSIDER SHARES CRITICAL INSIGHTS INTO KANSAS CITY MAYOR AND COUNCIL INAUGURATION DAY 2015!!!



Right now Kansas City mainstream media is doing their best to play cheerleader for an event that actually has a great deal of consequence for the voters and residents of Kansas City.

To wit . . .

CHECK THIS KICK-ASS KANSAS CITY INSIDER CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE ON INAUGURATION DAY 2015!!!

Here's the word that should hopefully offend every political faction of Kansas City.

Check it:

Takeaways from today's KC Council swearing in:

Today's event was a must-be-seen-at event and here are a few of the juicy observations/awards compiled from a collection of several politicos who met after the event. The awards/raspberries were agreed to by the group after our discussion :

1. Most applause from the crowd:



Alissia Canady, and it wasn't very close. It's always interesting when a "second tier" official outshines even the mayor at his own event. We were a little surprised at how vocal the crowd was in support of her. Now she'll need to earn that enthusiasm by providing a critical voice, and not just be a bobble-head yes vote, for the community. Second most applause: Quinton Lucas.

2. Least applause award:



Scott Taylor. Who dresses this guy? His suits never fit, and make him look like a little kid that is wearing a hand-me-down outfit from his older brother. Has anyone noticed that he constantly has a look on his face like he just bit into a sour lemon, but is trying real hard to look like he's happy. He barely warranted a golf-clap from the crowd. Star is fading fast, assuming it was ever bright to begin with. Second least applause: Dan Fowler. Just not his room, but still more than Taylor.

3. Most interesting moment for politicos:



The mayor giving a huge shout out to Mike Sanders at the start of his speech. It wasn't in the script, and the mayor was extremely complimentary to him. Watched the two of them together before the event and it seems the kind words exchanged may be genuine. The consultant next to me remarked, "If those two are on the same page, we better reach for our wallets!" Second: The mayor giving a 5 minute soliloquy about committee assignments that was nothing more than a thinly veiled attempt to rationalize why he screwed Katy Shields from any assignments of note. That much effort on his part indicates he is catching some heat over the slight to her.

4. Most awkward moment:



Watching the majority of the collection of politicos try to discreetly walk the other way as Cathy Jolly came in the room like she had a communicable disease. Not her or her husband's room, and it was noticed by all of us. It became so awkward that I was nominated by the group to go talk to her. Nothing comes in a close second or even third. Honorable mention: Sly's daughter showing up after what clearly was a long and "festive" night on the town.

5. Rising star: Quinton Lucas.



Today, he is my pick for either the next mayor or the person that succeeds Cleaver. However, he has still yet to even attend his first meeting so let's not anoint him just yet. Second. Alissia Canady: See (1) above.

6. Falling Star:



Scott Taylor. He's tried very hard to position himself as an alternative to James in the city, but simply doesn't have the chops or the balls to ever stand up. 12 months ago he was a rumored candidate for several offices, now he needs to work very hard just to stay relevant. Already, freshmen members of the council have surpassed him in terms of influence. Second: Scott Wagner. An interesting second choice by the group. It was the consensus that selling out to the mayor and his agenda to be the pro tem he has rendered himself irrelevant as an independent voice. Will be interesting to see how he stakes out his own turf if he wants to be mayor someday.
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Our Blog Community Namesake Renewed

This one is just for TKC Saturday and longtime denizens of our blog community. Originals who have checked this place since back when we were using MS Frontpage to put together our Internets offerings might recall that this iconic spot was the inspiration to provide our own spin on Kansas City Proper: Martin Scorsese Rebuilt Max's Kansas City Yesterday

Yael Talks Trust In KCMO City Hall

Interesting question from a newsie who has repeatedly shown Kansas City news watchers that he really doesn't care or want to hear what anybody else thinks: Poll: Do you trust Mayor Sly James and the new City Council?

Kansas City Saturday Mighty MO Rescue

Rando clinging to life had a far more interesting Friday night than most of our bloggy denizens: Police, fire pull man floating on log from the Missouri River

KANSAS CITY MAYOR SLY AND NEW COUNCIL INAUGURATION OPEN THREAD!!!



Today's bit of Kansas City political theater was a poorly attended event on 18th and Vine wherein the New Council and Mayor Sly were inaugurated.

With record low turnout and already a great deal of grassroots opposition to upcoming streetcar, downtown convention hotel and new airport plans . . . The tone of this even seemed nearly institutional and centered on stressing the dominance of a Mayor already fading in popularity and unable to interests the vast majority of the city in turning out to vote.

Even worse for Mayor Sly James . . . The prospect of opposition has clearly shaken his administration into far more aggressive tactics.



Amid this day of bold pronouncements here's the money line from a defiant Mayor Sly CLEARLY ALREADY THREATENED by his detractors . . .

"I don't believe in games. I don't believe in politics. I believe in results." - MayorSlyJames at Inauguration ceremony.

Even better . . .

CHECK THE PERSPECTIVE ON THE NEW COUNCIL COMMITTEE SCHEME FROM NEIGHBORHOOD ACTIVISTS!!!

Here's the word . . .

New Council Committee Perspective From CFRG

City Council Members,

Congratulations again to the new members on your successful election.

Today the mayor is asking you to consider expanding the council to 10 committees. We believe the reason he is rushing this move is to try and force it before everybody has a chance to analyze it completely. While being the chairperson of a committee might seem like an honor be careful not to get too wrapped up in it.

We believe the mayor is splitting you up so he has better control over the council (divide and conquer). This is not a good move. We have managed fine for many years the way the council is structured. Maybe one or two new committees could be added if it makes sense.

Expanding to10 committees gives the mayor10 different places to send ordinances for review. He can pick and choose which committee best serves his purpose and has fewer members to intimidate to get his way. To put this kind of power in his hands is dangerous. They don’t call him SLY for nothing.


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TKC EXCLUSIVE!!! FORMER MO STATE SEN. LEVOTA DOES THE RIGHT THING & RESCHEDULES NOMINATING MEETING!!!



Regarding a controversial nominating meeting for the Missouri Legislative 29th district scheduled for tomorrow . . . After a bit of outcry that some say was politically motivated, we're happy to report that those complaints have been addressed.

FYI: Senator LeVota is rescheduling the 29th legislative meeting to next Saturday so no one has any feeling of a surprise scheduling.

Credit where it's due . . . Outgoing Sen. LeVota was elected chair over a year ago and was under no obligation to change the date  . . . Thankfully, he did respond to complaints and deserves credit for doing the right thing in this instance.

More in a bit . . .

SmartKC Skeptical Of New City Council

Inauguration day post from Kansas City toy train streetcar opponents isn't very hopeful about the new council and the future of the toy train: The Trend Is Your Friend, Until It Ends

KCK Death Scene Saturday

WyCo has its share of problems too . . . Here's the latest reminder: KCK police investigate death near Reardon Convention Center

Latest Kansas City Drunk Roundup



Recap of Kansas City drunk crackdowns:

"Two sobriety checkpoints conducted overnight in Kansas City resulted in 16 arrests for driving under the influence and two narcotics arrests.

"Kansas City Police and the Jackson County Sheriff’s office stopped 341 vehicles between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. at 10th and Charlotte and 13th and Pennsylvania."

More in a bit . . . .

Kansas City East Side Drama Overnight

Quick recap of local gun-play that thankfully ended without incident: Overnight standoff ends peacefully

Neighbors Discover KCMO Doggone Shame

Tragic tale of a poor pooch suffering not-so-silently kinda proves (yet again) that media watchers care more about animals in peril than most other parts of their community: Neighbors realize dog's barking was cry for help when found living in deplorable conditions More doggie reporting: Overnight standoff ends peacefully

Check Kansas City Startup Scene Stats

Great info from a small cadre of consultants who STILL probably aren't gonna hire local d-bags: How does KC fare vs. national average for startups? - Kansas City Business Journal

Jason Grill Quote In TIME This Week



Kansas City political, biz and social media power broker earns a memorable quote in a well-respected national media outlet this week.

Actually, it's a really nice bit of family values advice sharing some wisdom from this upstart pundit.

Check it:

Time: 8 Sources of Professional Advice and Inspiration

More in a bit . . .

Marijuana Biz Lawsuit Against Kansas City Fed Reserve Branch Impacts Pot Financing Future

The only law that matters is designed by banks. Accordingly, the high finance side of the pot game bring an important decision and lawsuit involving a Kansas City financial institution. "The defendants in two federal lawsuits are the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, which turned down an account application, and the National Credit Union Administration, which refused to provide deposit insurance." Check it: Banking for Pot Industry Hits a Roadblock

Kansas City Celebrates More Clickbait

All the dweebs still bothering people on social media are passing this one around but can't name one recognizable artist on a national scale who resides in this town . . . Peregrine doesn't count but only because she's avoiding us (probably for good reason) and a final show down battle slapfight to the finish: The Top 10 Cities For Creatives

Sophie Jones And Kansas City Saturday



Sophie Jones starts this look at local morning links with her polka-dot hotness. Take a peek:

Cowtown Controversy Created In The Absence Of Elected Leadership
KC's minimum wage plan gets hammered from both sides - Kansas City Business Journal
Rock Chalk KU Med Muder Charge
Man charged with murder in the shooting death of his boss near a hospital
Golden Ghetto Take Down
FOX 4 exclusive: FBI raid Overland Park home

Kansas City East Side Historic Gem Theater Mayor And Council Inauguration Saturday



No idea why this graphic employs some weird-ass Illuminati design BUT here's how we officially start the next four years of spending, fighting and bickering in local government.

Public invited to attend City’s Inauguration Ceremony

Official swearing-in ceremony for 2015-2019 Mayor and City Council

The City of Kansas City, Missouri is pleased to invite the public to attend Kansas City’s Inauguration Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2015 at the historic Gem Theater. The Inauguration Ceremony will mark the official swearing-in of the 2015-2019 Mayor and City Council, as well as the first Legislative Session for the Council’s 2015-2019 term.

What: Kansas City’s Inauguration Ceremony
When: Aug. 1, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; doors open at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Gem Theater, 1601 E. 18th St.
Who: Mayor Sly James and members of Kansas City’s 2015-2019 City Council
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Accordingly, he's the City Hall propaganda clip for this week:



More in a bit . . .

Friday, July 31, 2015

Kansas City Controversy Over Deadly Police Shooting Of Ryan Stokes Continues...



As the Summer comes to a close and Kansas City streets grow increasingly violent, tonight we take a look at a controversial and deadly drama that played out in the P&L District.

Police say Mr. Stokes was armed and did not obey commands during a chase while his friends and family remain outraged that he was unarmed and allegedly shot in the back at the moment when he was struck by gunfire that eneded his life.

This clip attempts to shed more light on the tragedy:



Description . . .

"On July 28th, 2013, Ryan Lee Stokes died of a gunshot wound after Kansas City Police Officer William Thompson shot him. Two years later, supporters at a candlelight vigil on the steps of City Hall demand justice."

Again, all of this provides something to consider amid an uptick in shooting and killing on Kansas City streets this week.

Developing . . .

TKC Talks Kansas City With KMBZ's Jon Weir



Jon Weir is a rising star among Kansas City's talkers.

He is lightning fast with his references and facts and his show skews Libertarian but it's a lot more lighthearted than so much political talk in this town. EVEN BETTER he regularly cracks up his audience and guests with a great many pop culture references, fun facts and stories.

This week we'll do our best to keep up with Mr. Weir and examine Kansas City trends this week.

Also, I'm pretty sure just about everybody online right now is dedicating their activities to Rowdy Roddy Piper and his EPIC work . . .



Tune in to listen for a comprehensive and KICK-ASS round-up of this week in Kansas City at around 8 in the PM. Take a listen on 98.1 FM or livecast on KMBZ's web page.

TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! SHOW-ME UNFINISHED BIZ: VOTERS RAGE AS DISGRACED SEN. LEVOTA CALLS SURPRISE SUNDAY NOMINATING MEETING!!!



Here's an important bit of legislative maneuvering the resignation of a Missouri State Senator that nobody really liked in the first place . . .

AWESOME KANSAS CITY INSIDERS SAY: "SHADY LEVEL 10 - LeVota hasn't been reachable over phone or email all week. Then this drops to a limited audience just before COB on Friday for a Sunday morning meeting."

Check it:

Call for meeting of the nominating committee for the purpose of selecting a candidate to fill the vacancy

Dear 29th Legislative Democratic Committee Member:

This is to inform you that Governor Jay Nixon has called a Special election for November 3, 2015 to fill the State Representative from the 29th Legislative District. The nominating committee in this case is the legislative committee. This is the official call for a meeting of the nominating committee for the purpose of selecting a candidate to fill the vacancy.

The nominating meeting for the 29th Legislative Democratic Committee will be held on Sunday August 2, 2015, at 10:00 am at the Hy-Vee Food Court, 14170 E Hwy 40 Independence, Missouri 64055.

AGENDA

I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Open Nomination for vacancy of the 29th Legislative District State Representative
IV. Voting
V. Unfinished Business
VI. New Business
VII. Adjourn

Please let me know if you have received this email or if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Paul LeVota
Chair, 29th Legislative Democratic Committee
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We want to follow-up on this . . . Any insight on this surprise move help us put more light on this one.

Developing . . .

Lenexa Arrest Caught On Video Incites Social Media Rage

Internets activists decry arrest tactics in this police stop. Take a look: Video of Lenexa PD arrest goes viral, sparks concerns

Drowning Tragedy Near Worlds Of Fun

Swimming pool death report to start the weekend: Child dead after being found unconscious in Northland hotel swimming pool