Friday, April 14, 2017

The Kansas City News Link Sit Down



Hottie model Sharni inspires us to take a brief moment of respite and consider the world around us as we check these Kansas City mainstream media links right now . . .

KC Fed: Housing Stock FAILS Next Gen

KC Fed economist: Limited supply keeps young adults out of housing market - Kansas City Business Journal

While demand for homes - and increasing prices - will spur more construction, young adults may be stuck living in their parents' homes in the near term. New home construction has fallen far short of rising demand, preventing many young adults from forming households.

Show-Me Politico Ethics???

The Senator And The Shingle-Maker: Allegations Of Pay-For-Play

Did Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard sponsor a bill to help a Joplin business avoid a costly lawsuit in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign donations?

Meth Town Blast Conclusion

On-scene investigators determine Lake City ammo plant explosion was accidental, non-criminal

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms says its on-scene investigation at Lake City Ammunition Plant is done, and the National Response Team concluded that a deadly explosion on Tuesday afternoon was an accident, no foul play is suspected.

One Last Liberty Memorial Tribute

The World May Little Note, but Kansas City Still Remembers

They were hoping to get the President. He would attract Prime Ministers and live TV coverage and all the signifiers of an Important Commemoration. But as the day approached, the White House schedule called for the Commander in Chief to spend April 6, 2017, in the company of the Chinese President at Mar-a-Lago.

Scary Kansas City Street Life

Neighbors watch woman speed down KC street and crash into front yard

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A woman was rushed to the hospital after she crashed her car into the front yard of a home at 22nd and Hardesty. Neighbors say they heard squealing of tires. They say the woman was speeding down the street, lost control of her Chevy Malibu, possibly went airborne, flipped over and crashed into the yard.

Toy Train Lemon Pledge Promo

KC streetcar boss: New vehicles can't arrive soon enough - Kansas City Business Journal

Tom Gerend said his Kansas City Streetcar Authority Inc. needs the two new cars on order "yesterday" even though they won't arrive for two years. The Kansas City Star reports that ridership has been more than twice what was projected, putting increased strain on the system's current four vehicles and jeopardizing the authority's ability to keep up with demand.

Sounds From The Namesake Of TKC

New Max's Kansas City Reissue to Be Expanded With Rare Tracks

On May 5, Jungle Records will release Max's Kansas City 1976 & Beyond, a double-disc, 40-track compilation that's four times bigger than the original 1976 release. In the mid-'70s, Max's Kansas City and CBGB were the two main spots for New York City's punk rock scene.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

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