Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Kansas City Sunday News Link Look

Even in mom jeans, Behati Prinsloo looks better than most of humanity . . . And this insight leads us to a roundup of Kansas City news Sunday. Take a look:

KCMO Baby Hurt But Blaze Under Control

1 adult, 1 infant injured in KCMO apartment fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An adult and an infant were injured in a Kansas City, Missouri apartment fire. Both the adult and the infant were transported to a nearby hospital. Crews responded to the fire at Cloverleaf Apartment on US-71 at about 2 p.m. Saturday. Officials say it was under control by 3 p.m.

Show-Me Checkpoint Cash Secured

Missouri senators move to keep drunk driving checkpoints in budget

JEFFERSON CITY * The Missouri Senate may have derailed a plan to slash state funding for sobriety checkpoints. In action Thursday, Senate budget writers removed language in the $27.8 billion spending plan that would have prohibited the use of state funds for the checkpoints, which are used to nab drunken drivers and other traffic scofflaws.

Harsh Times For Kansas Farmers

Kansas farm loan delinquencies low, loan demand heavy

The latest farm loan delinquency numbers show Kansas farmers are faring better than many had feared as spring planting gets underway. The U.S. Agriculture Department's Farm Service Agency says its direct loan delinquencies in Kansas fell slightly to 6 percent as of March 31.

The Donald Should Start Hiring

Editorial: Help wanted in Kansas City, where federal jobs remain unfilled

President Donald Trump should be looking for help. Nearly 100 days after taking office, hundreds of federal executive jobs remain unfilled. The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service keep a running list - of 554 key positions in government requiring Senate confirmation, 473 had no announced nominee as of April 15.

Midtown Old School Teaching Moment

The NE Corner of 39th and Main holds layers of history

When Barbara Bescher bought a lot at the corner of 39th and Main in 1901, the home she built for herself was practically the only thing on the block. But just two decades later, in 1924, the savvy businesswoman sold the property for more than 20 times what she paid for it.

Home Team Springtime Struggling

Royals seek to avoid four-game sweep at Texas | FOX Sports

The Texas Rangers will find out Sunday if right-hander Yu Darvish has been able to put his odd last start behind him. Darvish (1-2, 3.28 ERA) and the Rangers believe that's the case. Darvish starts opposite Kansas City's Jason Hammel (0-1, 4.60) as the teams wrap up a four-game series at Globe Life Park.

This Week Inside The Loop

Pirates, Joyce, BBQ, Yo-Yo & Art in the Loop rule the week ahead

The beloved Pirates of Penzance rule the arts and entertainment scene in Downtown this week, as the Lyric Opera presents the operetta over four days at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"Missouri senators move to keep drunk driving checkpoints in budget"

Are they gonna make having a gut full of brew a $25.00 fine too?