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Kansas City Tesla Infrastructure???
Could Elon Musk's tweet about East Coast Hyperloop accelerate KC-St. Louis plans? - Kansas City Business Journal
Elon Musk tweeted Thursday that he had "verbal" approval to build a high-speed tunnel transportation system - a Hyperloop - along the East Coast. The Wall Street Journal reports that details remain vague about where the approval came from, when it would be built or how much it would cost.
More Downtown Taxes Coming Soon
A potential federal income tax issue has prompted developers of the planned Kansas City Convention Center hotel to request a two-part lease arrangement. KC Hotel Developers LLC is asking the city's Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority to lease the future hotel tower to the developers but lease the hotel's meeting rooms and parking garage to the Kansas City Convention Center Headquarters Hotel Community Improvement District.
click to enlarge We love to brag about our city, whether it's praise for our frozen custard, appreciation for our parks or a news flash about our red-hot real estate market. But no place is perfect - and, according to a recent study, our home state leaves much to be desired.
Sunflower State Security Breach
Hack of Kansas Commerce Department accesses 5.5M Social Security numbers - Kansas City Business Journal
A Kansas Department of Commerce data system was hacked in March, revealing Social Security numbers in 10 states and exposing the agency to the cost of credit monitoring for all the victims. KCUR reports that it obtained the information through an open records request, which revealed that more than 500,000 of the Social Security numbers belong to Kansans.
Locals Aren't Using Gun Locks
Kansas City police are investigating after a 10-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg at a house early Friday.
Local Muralist Celebration
"There is this great thing that happens when people come to see the mural. People are driving by and they get such joy that people are coming to see something there."
Kansas City Sausage Fest
On a busy Sunday afternoon in Kansas City's East Bottoms, there are people lunching at picnic tables on a gravel lot outside of the Local Pig. Inside, just behind the deli counter, there's a huge butcher's block, where chefs and amateurs alike have gathered for a crash course.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .