Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Kansas City Midday News Link Look

Right now we take a quick look back at classic Lucy hotness along with some of the top links from the latest news cycle. Checkit:

KC Biz Dude Costs Newsie Job

Connection with KC businessman gets WSJ reporter fired - Kansas City Business Journal

A journalist with The Wall Street Journal has been fired as a result of his ties to a Kansas City businessman, The Wall Street Journal reports. Although reporter Jay Solomon's relationship with Farhad Azima began professionally, it later transitioned to one that violated Solomon's ethical obligations as a reporter and the newspaper's standards, The Wall Street Journal said in a release.

Dead-Tree PSA Report

Neighbors plead for an end to racing on Overland Park street where biker died

Will and Kim Hammond were in bed watching the 10 p.m. news when - again - they heard the distant whine of revving motorcycles poised on Overland Park's Switzer Road. "Here they come," Will Hammond said. It's been happening every night. Often several times.

Kansas City Pillar Of Fire

Microburst struck warehouse hours before massive blaze

Stephen Beyer has sold furniture for 38 years and now, his inventory is gone. Beyer is the owner of the store that caught fire on Tuesday. One of Beyer's customers called him to tell him his store was on fire.

Lone Star Tick Arrives In Kansas City

Oh, Lovely: The Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies Is Spreading

First comes the unscratchable itching, and the angry blossoming of hives. Then stomach cramping, and-for the unluckiest few-difficulty breathing, passing out, and even death. In the last decade and a half, thousands of previously protein-loving Americans have developed a dangerous allergy to meat. And they all have one thing in common: the lone star tick.

Chiefs Cut Maclin By Voicemail

Chiefs aren't villains in the Jeremy Maclin situation

7:00 AM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Almost three weeks after being released from his contract, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin is still unhappy with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Ballers Donate Big Bucks

MLB And Players Union Donate $1 Million To Negro Leagues Museum In Kansas City

There was a ceremonial presentation of a $1 million check to officials with The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City's historic 18th & Vine neighborhood Wednesday. It happened again before the Kansas City Royals game at Kauffman Stadium later that afternoon. Twitter erupted with excitement for the baseball legends the Negro Leagues represent.

Kansas City Royals In Turnaround???

Kansas City Royals: Perez on pace for home run mark

There's a lot to be excited about right now for Kansas City Royals fans. The team appears to have finally figured out how to consistently play good baseball. Royals players are getting respect in All-Star voting. Mike Moustakas is crushing the ball at a torrid pace.

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


Dat Ass said...

Maybe the Chiefs should have sent Lucy there in order to deliver the bad news.

Anonymous said...

But the hometown team stays losing...right???

Anonymous said...

1 mil to the Negro Leagues museum. There's money down a black hole.