The Kansas City 5 O'clock News Link Look

Amid our selfie culture, it's always hard to determine the worthwhile and relevant from so much digital noise. Here's a list of topics that deserve a look amid the current media cycle. Take a peek:

Counting Kansas City Money

Winners and losers: How KC's public companies fared in March - Kansas City Business Journal

Wondering which Kansas City-area publicly traded companies performed the best or worst in March? You can find out by reviewing the attached slideshow. Merriam-based Seaboard Corp. (NYSE: SEB) led the way for stock growth in March. The multinational agribusiness and transportation conglomerate stock jumped 14.78 percent in March, good for a 5.5 percent jump since the beginning of 2017.

Raytown On Blast Today

Police investigate shooting at Raytown apartment

RAYTOWN, Mo. - An investigation is underway at the Raytown Village Apartments after police found a man with an apparent gunshot wound on Monday morning. Officers were called to the 7700 block of Raytown Road around 8:15 a.m. after a report of shots fired.

Kansas City Legal Eagle Connections

Prosecutors question role of Kansas City lawyers in Scott Tucker payday loan case

Federal prosecutors in Leawood payday lending businessman Scott Tucker's criminal trial want to access records from Kansas City law firm McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan, which represented Tucker in a 2010 lawsuit that prosecutors call a "sham." Tucker's lawyers deny the charge.

More Cash To Teach Meth Town???

'No tax increase' bond could bring $38 million to Independence schools after April 4 vote

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Voters will decide on a 'no tax increase' bond proposal for the Independence School District on Tuesday's Special Election ballot. The proposal would build a new elementary school and provide facility upgrades to all three high schools in the district.

Kansas City Tech Party Funding

Sprint Accelerator welcomes seven startups to KC, launches 2017 program

The Sprint Accelerator announced Monday the seven startups from around the country that it welcomed into its fourth annual program, which also launched Monday. For the 2017 cohort, the Sprint Accelerator is focused on solidifying corporate partnerships . Fueled by Dairy Farmers of America and Virgin Mobile, the 90-day program will welcome startups from two tracks - agtech and digital.

Event Reporting From The Pitch

Cocktail dinners, a new Crane Brewing release and growing a herb garden: your week in food and drink events, April 3-9

Cinder Block Brewery's Tap Room Mondays, we round up the week's most interesting food and drink events in the Kansas City area. Besides the meals and classes below, remember that this weekend marks April's First Friday, so a host of food trucks will be scattered throughout the Crossroads on Friday evening.

Kansas City Graffiti Alley

Art Alley: Kansas City's street art museum

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In the Crossroads of Kansas City, street art and murals can be found on walls nooks and crannies all over the neighborhood. These painted images can stir the mind's thought pot, releasing new ideas in the air.

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  1. It's quite clear the Pay Day Loan Cash is paying for the 100 ft tall Stain Glass Window at the Methodist Church.

  2. GRAFFITI = ghetto blight

    art has value

  3. 7:55, I got the impression the Tucker brothers were tossing tithes to Catholic concerns, as covered in a Pitch piece. They're Rock Hawklets alums, like Hilly's running mate Tim Kaine. It's said, Scott and Mrs. Tucker had the high life in Hallbrook, Aspen, Florida, and elsewhere decked in pricey posh and made perfect host sites of stunning soirees with schmoozing and cruising with the uppercrusteds. Race cars, art collections, and globe trekking ain't cheap.


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