AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Miley hotness was on display over the weekend as the world recovered from Floyd Mayweather carrying an Irish dude for 7 rounds.
Closer to home, here's a quick roundup of some of the most important Kansas City mainstream media links for the morning . . .
Kansas City Inside The Loop This Week
Labor Day weekend is one of the best weekends of the year in Downtown Kansas City, as the KC Irish Fest returns on Friday through Sunday. Then, when you add in a First Friday, four concerts at Crossroads KC, the Fiesta Kansas City fiesta and the return of WWE mania, well, this is a rock star week ahead in Downtown KC.
Dead-Tree Shrubbery Journalism
Bit by bit, blocks of bungalows and small brick apartments in Kansas City are giving way to bigger buildings. Those bigger buildings are squeezing out lawns, trees and parks. Going away is some of the green space that has long characterized the city's parks and tree-lined streets.
Show-Me Pay For Play???
JEFFERSON CITY * Gov. Eric Greitens announced 18 appointments on Wednesday, among them three nominees for posts on the St. Louis and St. Louis County election boards. Of the 18, seven of them made contributions to his 2016 run for governor. Locally, the governor appointed Geraldine Kraemer, a Democrat, to the bipartisan St.
Pills Killing Kansas???
TOPEKA - Topeka pharmacist Vicki Schmidt finds research reports and anecdotal accounts of rising deaths from opioid and heroin overdose sufficient proof of a crisis in Kansas. "Every day there's a new headline," she said. "It's a crisis that we should have seen coming. It's just exploding."
Kansas City Chiefs Pre-Season Catastrophe
Kansas City Chiefs running back Spencer Ware has a torn PCL and damage to the LCL in his right knee and likely needs season-ending surgery, Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder said Sunday. Ware will seek a second opinion, Burkholder said. Kareem Hunt will be the regular featured back for the Chiefs in Ware's absence, head coach Andy Reid said Saturday.
Rake it up is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .