Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Kansas City Wednesday Morning News Stand

They call her "six feet of sunshine" but fitness guru and pr0n star Alison Tyler impresses any time of night or day. And so we start our glimpse at some of the most important Kansas City mainstream media links.


Kansas City Cost Of Living

Rising rent costs in Kansas City has some concerned

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City's booming housing market is impacting how much people pay for rent. According to Apartment List, the cost to rent in Kansas City is on the rise. From the construction crews along Armour Boulevard to the Two Light high rise downtown. Kansas City's rental market is undergoing major upgrades.

Golden Ghetto Lesson In Change

A Shake Up On The Shawnee Mission School District Board

Incumbents had a rough showing in Tuesday's primary for the Shawnee Mission School Board, but just how rough of a time, we won't know for sure until Monday. School board member Cindy Neighbor lost her seat Tuesday night by just seven votes in a crowded at-large primary race.

Northland Suspect Captured
Police: Man attempting to hold-up Platte County gas station connected to string of robberies

Devastating flood damage leaves Coach's Bar and Grill without a clear vision of immediate future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Cathy Pickens has worked at Coach's Bar and Grill for almost three decades and is currently its general manager. But events that have taken place in the last week have left Pickens without a clear picture of the future.

Celebrate Kansas City Tech Art?!?!

Kansas City's 'Art of Data' Exhibit Encourages Artists to Submit Works that Employ City Data

Through media like visual art, fiction, and even food, artists have sought to transform static data points into vibrant and immersive experiences. In some cases, governments have commissioned these artists to produce pieces that promote resident engagement with data and other works that leverage data to bring residents into the physical city.

Dead-Tree Fanboy Journalism!!!

Josh Earnest talks Royals fandom, life after White House, and SNL

He's done with his duty as press secretary at the White House. So on Tuesday, Kansas City local Josh Earnest took in a leisurely evening game, watching the Royals play the Orioles in Baltimore. Royals reporter Rustin Dodd chats with him about the baseball season, life after the White House, and who would play him had he been featured on Saturday Night Live.

Northeast News KCPD Endorsement

The Right Choice

Last Friday afternoon the city's Board of Police Commissioners announced their choice for Police Chief in Kansas City. That choice was Major Rick Smith, and this PD-supporting news-dog couldn't be more pleased. Judging from the churlish exit interview of the Norman, Oklahoma candidate, the Board absolutely made the right choice.

Florida Georgia Line - Smooth is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Give it a year and see how nothing has changed for the better.

Byron Funkhouser said...

It's magical thinking to believe that this new chief can stop people from killing each other.

Anonymous said...

The new chief looks like he just walked off the set of Hee Haw. Is Roy Clark his new deputy?

Anonymous said...

^^^ man his publicist or the Department media relations people need to send out some different photos. Why does he only have this one photo for people to grab. It is hard to take a man seriously, regardless of qualifications, or toughness, when he looks like that. I should know, I'm a hulking basement dweller with pasty white skin and barely enough strength to do 12oz curls.

Anonymous said...

That's the smile that says NOG VIOLENCE STOPS HERE.

I See a Loser said...

Funkhouser, it's magical thinking that you would go off and shut the fuck up.

Anonymous said...

KCPD stays losing.

Anonymous said...

Mr. Ed becomes police chief.

Anonymous said...

I'm thinking he is a cousin to the Osmonds...