Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Kansas City Midweek Link Pool Tonight

Quick look at the news scene for tonight as Abby commercial hotness inspires this delve into Kansas City media. Checkit:

Kansas City Tech Scene

Introducing 2017's Top 10 Under-the-Radar startups in Kansas City

Whether they're intentionally lying low or just working too hard to stop and share their stories, Kansas City is full of inconspicuous innovators. Consider this list of 10 firms as a spotlight into the shadows of promising, but little-known Kansas City startups.

Kangaroos Suffer Harsh Times

Interim UMKC Chancellor: 'Hard Hiring Freeze' Until Perilous Budget Situation Improves

More cuts may be coming at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. An email Interim Chancellor Barbara Bichelmeyer sent to staff Wednesday suggested that the budget situation was even worse than anticipated. UMKC is already operating with a budgeted deficit of $4.5 million for the fiscal year that began July 1.

Kansas City Economic Comeback???

Private-sector job growth in major U.S. markets - Kansas City Business Journal

The Kansas City metro area has added 80,400 private-sector jobs during the past 10 years, outpacing the national growth rate for the nation's major markets, according to a federal report issued Wednesday. Click on the View Slideshow button for a rundown of private-sector employment in 67 U.S.

Help Find This Missing Lady

Independence Police asking for help to find woman last seen in April

The Independence Police Department is asking for help to find a woman who hasn't been heard from since April. Janelle Johnson, 48, was last seen by a case worker on April 3. That case worker dropped Janelle off in the 5800 block of Forest in Kansas City, Missouri.

Rural Prison Industrial Complex Probs

EXCLUSIVE: Clay County Jail inmate's death ruled homicide

UPDATE 4:30 PM 8/30/2017: LIBERTY, Mo. - New documents exclusively obtained by 41 Action News revealed that a man who died while inside the Clay County Jail was killed by strangulation. The 41 Action News Investigators obtained 26-year-old Brian Parisi's death certificate issued by the state of Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services.

Dead-Tree Media Rolling Coverage

Cyclists could get their wish for Grand Boulevard by late October

After years of delays, Grand Boulevard could finally get bike lanes by late October, under a $600,000 funding plan that the Kansas City Council votes on Thursday. The public works department is asking the city council to provide $600,000 in local funds to get the work done, after two bid requests that relied on federal funds, with expensive federal contracting rules, came in way over budget.

Cowtown Tech Party Coming Soon

Techweek & LaunchKC prep for center stage on Sept. 11-15

The third annual Techweek Kansas City conference + festival returns to KC on Monday, Sept. 11, featuring a week of learning, networking and playing, along with the final round of competition in the annual $500,000 grants competition for tech entrepreneurs on Friday, Sept. 15.

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


Anonymous said...

June 1st an inmate dies in clay county jail of strangulation. 60 days later authorities are awaiting an autopsy. Did the have to ship the body somewhere or can they do an autopsy around here?

Anonymous said...

Is this 101now?

Anonymous said...

Fuck these white hipster bitches