Monday, September 04, 2017

Kansas City Labor Day Midday Link Pool



Hottie Gemma inspires today's working midday news roundup . . .

TKC Told You So News Followup

Workers strike on Labor Day in KC to ask for $15 per hour, union

Hundreds of people gathered at the corner of Southwest Trafficway and 33rd Street on Labor Day to send a message about raising the minimum wage and creating a union. Many walked out of their jobs to strike because, for these workers, it's about more than money.


Blast From This Morning

Family escapes house fire as neighbors report explosion

A woman and three kids fled their house early Monday morning after being awoken by a loud noise and seeing their home engulfed in flames. The Kansas City, Mo., Fire Department responded shortly before 6:30 a.m. to Jefferson Street off of Pennsylvania Avenue in response to neighbors calling 911, saying that they heard explosions coming from a house.


Corporate Tragedy Continues

Co-founder of First Hand Foundation and wife of Cerner co-founder Neal Patterson loses battle with cancer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The wife of Cerner co-founder and former CEO Neal Patterson lost her battle with cancer Monday, the First Hand Foundation said. She was just 59 years old. "We are heartbroken to share the news of Jeanne Lillig-Patterson's passing.


Party On This Week Inside The Loop

Downtown entertainment scene is sizzling this week

Here's the highlight reel for the Downtown KC arts & entertainment scene for Monday to Sunday, Sept. 4-10: Chalk & Walk Festival - This free festival is a celebration of street painting, brought to life by artists using pastel chalks as their medium and pavement/brick as their canvas.


MSM Collective Bargaining Fun Facts

History of Labor Day

Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. At the height of the Industrial Revolution in the late 1800s, the average American worked 12 days, seven days a week! Even children as young as five or six toiled in mills, factories and mines, earning only a fraction of what adults did.


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6 Comments:

Anonymous said...

The Pattersons made millions off the health care system.

While my mom can't even cover her deductibles on her own.

What goes comes around goes around.

Anonymous said...

Didn't her old man just die of cancer in his 60's?

Anonymous said...

Saw that Michelle Bogowith got married over the weekend. Good for her. Word on the grapevine is she was a bit of a slut in her day. Now that someone put a ring on it maybe those days are gone.

Anonymous said...

Downtown KCMO is "really sizzling" these days with a...
wait for it...
Chalk and Walk Festival!
The energy and excitement is overwhelming!
And the diversity, density, and exciting urbanism!
The city that never sleeps!
And local television actually has a story about a change in the hours of operation of the streetcar!
New York, LA, Chicago, and all the rest never ain't seen nothin' like this!

Silverback Sly said...

Rumor was she use to fuck Gary Pinkel

Anonymous said...

Not much keeping Cerner from being sold and leaving the area now, is there?.

Sorry about that, KCMO, KCK & NKC -
as the Philosopher said, "So Long And Thanks For The Fish"!