Right now we're thinking about super models and Kansas City news. Here's the round-up:
Show-Me Missouri GOP Against UMKC
Eric Greitens on Facebook Missouri Governor Eric Greitens SOURCE: Eric Greitens on Facebook Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is vetoing the use of state funding to help build an arts campus in downtown Kansas City. Greitens in a Wednesday statement said taxpayer money should not be used to help pay for the $96 million University of Missouri-Kansas City arts campus.
Kansas City Burning Down
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Fire investigators say a fire at a vacant home near 19th and Lawn Wednesday appears to have been deliberately set. The home was in the process of being demolished. The home owner says he was supposed to finish cleaning up the rubble Wednesday.
Newspaper Hype For Tax Breaks
A City Council committee on Wednesday endorsed a property tax break for a fast-growing insurance company to support the addition of 1,000 new jobs to downtown Kansas City. The full Council votes Thursday on the proposal for Spring Venture Group, which hopes to move next year from its Crown Center offices into a largely vacant office building on West 12th Street.
Mayor Sly Press Event
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mayor Sly James, Interim Police Chief David Zimmerman, City Manager Troy Schulte as well as commanders and officers with KCPD are going door-to-door to meet with citizens directly to talk about crime prevention and to hear concerns from the public.
Kansas City Tagging Fight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some business owners along the Prospect corridor in Kansas City, Mo., are frustrated that their buildings are getting tagged by graffiti vandals, but they say city officials are compounding the problem. The city has reportedly threatened business owners with fines or worse if they don't remove the graffiti within a few weeks.
Rolling With Perfect Village
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - Next time you visit Prairie Village you may see officers on two wheels instead of four. Prairie Village Police launched a two-officer bike unit last week. The department told 41 Action News the reason for the change is to not only patrol local parks and trails more efficiently, but to also improve the relationship with the community.
Kansas City Public Radio Programming
Perhaps 1970s television character Peter Brady said it best: "When it's time to change, you've got to rearrange." ( and cue ... earworm!) Over the past few months KCUR has tested various programs with listeners and we asked for your opinions on possible changes.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .