KANSAS CITY WEEKLY POWER RANKINGS!!!
Fitness babe Teri Turner inspires this ranking of Kansas City power players . . . Let's make this quick and dirty:
Kansas City witnessed the Congressman and Rev's power to absolve nasty City Council sexting scandal this week.
THE $12 MILLION RICHER KCMO WATER DEPARTMENT
No bid? No problem. Mayor Sly and City Council are counting on the fact that voters won't remember one of the most shady deals at City Hall in at least 6 months.
KMBC'S MIKE MAHONEY
One of the very few Kansas City newsies who isn't afraid to ask tough questions to politicos in public.
AIRICK WEST AND THE KCPS SCHOOL BOARD
Close only counts in horse shoes, hand grenades and spinning a provisional accreditation near miss into a grand success.
THOSE WHO JUMPED THE SHIP FROM KANSAS CITY DEAD TREE MEDIA
Surprisingly, the Pitch breaks a great deal of news this week about lucky reporters jumping ship amid the last days of newspapers.
As always, this list has been compiled according to scientific TKC polling and market research data and it's a weekly comprehensive guide to local powerful people.