The Kansas City Sunday Links

We start this Sunday with visions of kites and just a few local links worth a look regarding Kansas City local life. Checkit:

Sound Of Kansas City " April is Jazz Appreciation Month

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, You can find jazz playing almost every day in Kansas City, notably at the 18th & Vine District, home of the American Jazz Museum. KC jazz-specific calendars are maintained by Plastic Sax and Jazz Near You. Local jazzman Chris Burnett has listed six ways you can appreciate jazz.

Dead Tree Media Medical Report

Doctors say Jackson County jailhouse death might have been avoided

When a 53-year-old ReGina R. Thurman complained of chest pains and other symptoms of a serious cardiovascular condition, a nurse at the Jackson County jail gave her two Tums. Another told her to relax and breathe as she lay dying on the jailhouse floor.

Weekend Tragedy Memorial

Friends and family hold vigil for driver killed in Lenexa crash with car full of teens

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Friends and family gather to remember a 15-year-old who crashed a car he was driving, causing his death and that of a 13-year-old boy. Seven other passengers were also crammed inside that car and injured. It happened in a residential Lenexa neighborhood last weekend.

Nasty Deets From The Inner-Suburbs

Blue Springs man charged with performing sex acts on student in 2005

A Blue Springs man was charged Saturday with performing sexual acts on a 16-year-old student in 2005. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker charged James R. Green, 52, with six counts of statutory sodomy. A 27-year-old man told police earlier this month that he was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions when he was a 16-year-old student in Smithville, according to court documents.

Home Team Sunday Preview

Kennedy seeks first win of 2017 as Royals go for sweep | FOX Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Ian Kennedy hopes good starting pitching is contagious. Kennedy starts Sunday in the series finale as the Kansas City Royals go for a sweep against the Los Angeles Angels. In the past three games, Royals starters Jason Vargas, Danny Duffy and Nathan Karns have allowed two earned runs in 20 2/3 innings and only 11 hits.

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  1. "Doctors say Jackson County jailhouse death might have been avoided" the huge majority of deaths could not have been prevented? The first mistake was having nurses render medical treatment and diagnosis, This is why the vets don't want nurses providing health care. They seem to just wish they were doctors.


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