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Classic Candice just a bit sweaty and rather sultry inspires this look at the top Kansas City mainstream media links for today and without all of the hype or "human interest" filler. Just the meaty news for our blog community . . .
Meet The New Kansas City Boss
Before introducing Brett Veach as the new general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt took time to clear the air a bit regarding the firing of previous GM John Dorsey. In June, the Chiefs officially announced that they were "parting ways" with Dorsey, but Hunt made it clear Monday that it was his decision to let Dorsey go.
Golden Ghetto Airport Debate
City council members agreed to host a presentation of A Better KCI at a work session meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 7. The meeting will be in a town hall format allowing for an open dialogue. Leawood citizens are encouraged to attend and comment on building a new single-terminal facility at the same site, which is estimated to be a $1 billion project.
Kansas City Doggie Tragedy
Three dogs died in a house fire in Raytown on Monday. The house fire happened at 63rd Street and Sterling.
Kansas City Broadway Bridge Bad News
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Be prepared if you plan to use the Buck O'Beil Bridge this week. Starting Monday, crews will close part of the bridge for inspections. If you've driven on this bridge recently, you know it needs some work.
Storm Aftermath Testimony
KANSAS CITY, Kans, - Saturday night a storm whipped through the Stony Point neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas. Sunday morning people who live there assessed the damage, working with chainsaws to remove massive trees from houses and cars. PHOTOS: KC metro recovering from storm damage "It sounded like a train," said Anthony Davis while he cleaned up trees in his front yard.
Kansas City Hip-Hop Tragedy
Frank Raney Jr. was going to move to California. He had just released a rap album and he was going to pursue his music career. He was starting his own clothing line. Instead, he died July 8. He was shot and killed about 6 a.m. in southeast Kansas City, near Bannister Road and McGee Street.
The Local Tech Calendar
There are a plethora of entrepreneurial events hosted in Kansas City on a weekly basis. Whether you're an entrepreneur, investor, supporter, or curious community member - we recommend these upcoming events for you. Are you hosting a relevant community event? Feel free to add it to the FWD/KC calendar for increased exposure.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .