Right now we celebrate August Ames and her Canadian porno hotness along with some of the more important Kansas City mainstream media links today. Take a peek:
Kansas City Foodie Political Conversation
Two U.S. senators from Kansas and Missouri say an emphasis on protecting the nation's food supply has waned since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and it's time to make the issue a priority again. Sen.
Show-Me Union Fight
JEFFERSON CITY * Missouri labor unions moved to block the state's new right to work law from going into effect, submitting over 300,000 signatures Friday calling for voters to weigh in on the measure. In a blow to Gov.
Kansas City Scraps For Hobos
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - "Gleaning," in a historical context, means "gathering (leftover grain or other produce) after a harvest." This is a practice kept alive today by After the Harvest, a nonprofit organization in Kansas City that works with farms, orchards, gardens, and markets in the metro area to take produce that would otherwise go to waste and give it to those who need it most.
Talking End Of The World Tech
With all eyes on the sky for Monday's rare solar eclipse, the heavens will be watching back. A team of volunteer drone pilots, research specialists and emergency management officials plan to use a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles to provide real-time observation and analysis of Kansas City-area traffic at two likely congestion points during the much-anticipated astronomical event.
Sleaze Summit New Start After Fleeing SKC
Former Hickman Mills Supt. Dennis Carpenter has started his new job in Lee's Summit. Carpenter, whose Twitter handle is @EquitySupt1, has advocated for an accountability system that was fair for poor, high mobility districts. He says that work isn't over now that he's in Lee's Summit, one of state's most affluent school districts.
Airport Now Hiring
A St. Joseph company is expanding its packaging operations in Kansas City with plans to hire 200. BMS Logistics Inc. has leased 432,000 square feet at KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre. The company plans to begin operations at the site in January to accommodate an increase in its customer base.
Diversity of KC Weekend Plans
Eat your way around the world at the Ethnic Enrichment Festival, today through Sunday. Whether you're craving crepes or sticky rice, there's a host of food booths that'll make you feel like Epcot Center got transplanted to Swope Park for a weekend. There's a host of live acts, including traditional dancing and music performances.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .