Kansas City Weekly Power Rankings
After an eventful and dangerous week in Kansas City this Summer we congratulate the winners and everybody who made it out alive. Accordingly, here are the people and trends who stayed atop the local discourse...
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Here's the rundown . . .
Council Dude Jermaine Settles For $7 MIL
This week's piecemeal gift for 18th & Vine is better than nothing for supporters of this embattled party district as Council Dude Reed proved smart enough to compromise and walk away with a minor win and a promise of more cash in the future.
Lee's Summit Councilman Moreno Makes A Stand Against Suburban Insider Deals
Agree or not, there's no doubt this Council Dude is shaking things up in the suburbs and putting a local legislative body on notice.
Pokémon GO Packed The Plaza
Half of the local news stories this week were in some way connected to this mobile phone game sensation that finally brought millennials out into the real world in order to stare at their phones in traffic.
Kansas City's Greatest Author Fights For Lady Soldiers And Diversity
This Kansas City author and professor's latest work earned acclaim across the world and this week he followed up his success with an important column in the nation's paper of record
Social Media Corrects The Star
The week started with every major news outlet in the nation acknowledging that Facebook chatter caused the largest daily paper in Kansas City to back down and apologize for publishing a column that offered controversial advice which dared to contend that lady drunkenness and dating don't mix.
And so . . .
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 and trends in Kansas City.
You decide . . .