Thursday, January 11, 2018

Kansas City Winter Comeback News Links


There's a lot of good stuff to blog but we would be remiss if we didn't first pay tribute to Candice hotness as we attempt warm the hearts of TKC blog community denizens with this blast of some important info & a round-up right now.

Get cozy and take a peek:

Fear Kansas City Winter Traffic

Photos from the Northland show dangerous driving conditions along NB I-29 near Tiffany Springs Pkwy.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Temperatures are well below freezing and that means any precipitation that was left on the roads froze. Fox 4 viewer Dustin Wright sent in four photos around 9:45 a.m. that show what appear to be treacherous driving conditions for those in the Northland near KCI.

Big Bucks For Kansas City Tower

Two Foundations To Help Fund Expanded Children's Mercy Research Institute In Kansas City

The Hall Family Foundation and the Sunderland Foundation are donating $75 million each to help fund a new expanded home for Children's Mercy's Children's Research Institute.

Local Tech Buyout Confirmed

SS&C Technologies Holdings buys DST Systems for $5.4 billion - Kansas City Business Journal

Kansas City-based DST Systems Inc. (NYSE: DST) announced that it has an agreement to sell to SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. for $84 a share in cash, equating to an enterprise value of $5.4 billion. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) is a Connecticut-based provider of investment management software and services.

Court Fight After Perfect Village Traffic
Prairie Village sued over woman's death during police chase
Celebrate Local Hipster Delivery

DoorDash COO Payne: KC attractive for restaurant delivery service - Kansas City Business Journal

A San Francisco-based tech company is joining Kansas City's growing mix of restaurant delivery services. DoorDash launched in the area Wednesday with service in Downtown, Midtown and Overland Park. On Jan. 17, it plans to expand to Independence, Blue Springs, Platte County and Clay County.

City Hall Winter Shut Down

KCMO City Council cancels afternoon meetings, says trash pickup will be delayed due to weather

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The KCMO City Council announced Thursday that its afternoon meetings have been canceled due to weather. "The City Council is canceling its afternoon meetings because of the inclement weather that swept into the region on Thursday morning.

Fixing The Kansas City End Game

Historic Elmwood Cemetery seeking funds for vital repairs

The eternal home of some of Kansas City's most famous residents has a 14-foot-tall problem. At the 145-year-old Elmwood Cemetery - where ornate gravestones and historic mausoleum's bear ubiquitous Kansas City names like Armour, Bloch, Loose, Hardesty, Askew, Gregory, Helzberg, and Meyer - a 14-foot concrete wall spanning an 180-foot stretch of the western property line at the 43-acre cemetery is in danger of collapse.

The Rolling Stones - Winter is the song for #TBT and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Winter means 9 more months of Chiefs season ticket advertisements from local sports "news" channels.

Anonymous said...

That's a pretty cool cemetery.

Anonymous said...

The city council and mayor cancell afternoon meetings because of the weather and yet everyone else is at work busting their ass’s today. Just go’s to show you how big their ego’s are when they think they’re more important than everyone else because “it’s too dangerous out there for them to show up”