Brit Hottie Leanne Crow remains an example of Instagram offering alternative and far more intriguing visions of beauty than the MSM and this inspires a peek at news links closer to home. Take a look:
NASTY KANSAS CITY SPILL TONIGHT!!!
940 gallons of wastewater spill into drainage ditch leading into a Kansas City pond The overflow was the result of a grease stoppage in a sewer main KC Water crews say 940 gallons of wastewater spilled into a drainage ditch and reached state waters following an incident Monday.
Community News Conversation
Northeast Newscast Episode 12 - Park violence and the ongoing GO Bond debate w/ KCMO Parks and Rec Director Mark McHenry
By Paul Thompson KANSAS CITY, Missouri - This week on the Northeast Newscast, Northeast News Managing Editor Paul Thompson is joined by Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Director Mark McHenry to discuss a variety of pressing issues, including the spate of violence along the Indian Creek Trail, the ongoing City Hall debate over the first-year GO Bond project list, the importance of supporting the city's historic fountains, the timeline for completion of the Cliff Drive Connector Trail, the long-gestating Paseo Gateway Project, and finally, Mark discusses some of his favorite parks in Kansas City, Missouri.
Another Country Club Scare
Firefighters are at the Country Club Plaza after a reported gas leak at an Italian restaurant sent three people to an area hospital. Fire officials say a carbon monoxide leak started in the kitchen of Buca di Beppo. Five employees were at the restaurant at the time.
Golden Ghetto Gun Flash
A man has been charged after allegedly displaying a gun during a road rage incident involving a woman. Hugh Parris, 53, of Shawnee, KS, has been charged with aggravated assault. The incident happened about 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday in the 7500 block of northbound Interstate 435 in Shawnee, KS.
Mayor Sly Talking Points
Monday's bombing in Manchester, England, show the global war on terrorism has been unsuccessful thus far in stopping extremist violence. Today, former Department of State advisor Steven Koltai suggests a new approach to stopping the bloodshed: encouraging entrepreneurship.
Kansas City Wayback Wednesday Sound
A popular lounge singer in Kansas City in the 1980s, Oleta Adams had a massive pop hit in 1991 with the heartfelt ballad " Get Here." She's back in town on Sunday for a main-stage performance at the Kansas City Jazz & Heritage Festival. Adams' distinctively dusky voice sounds as inviting as ever on Third Set.
Home Team Conclusion
Building a great baseball team is hard, but simple. Kansas City will need to rebuild.
Hampton's Always Ahead Of The Curve
Memorial Day is, most importantly, for remembering those who served. It also means a three-day weekend. Unless, that is, you happen to be self-employed or work in the gig economy. In that case, you don't get "official" days off.
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