Hottie Tessa always inspires a fit of activity and this round of Kansas City MSM links . . .
Kansas City Life-Saving Tech
Embracing innovation and collaboration, the Kansas City Fire Department is expected to launch technology this month that is designed to notify residents trained in CPR when a person in their vicinity experiences sudden cardiac arrest and is awaiting first responders. Sudden cardiac arrest is responsible for about 350,000 deaths a year, according to the American Heart Association.
Kansas City Bidding Pause
After development team presentations Monday, the four teams vying to finance, build and privately finance a new single-terminal Kansas City International Airport were given written follow-up questions. A selection committee will reconvene at 3 p.m. Friday to review the questions and continue deliberations, which could be extended by further questions.
Kansas Fight For Congress
Paul Davis kicked off his campaign for Kansas' 2nd District seat in Congress by calling Washington broken and criticizing a culture there that quashes bipartisanship. "No matter what party you affiliate with, no matter who you voted for in the 2016 presidential election, Washington is not working for you," said Davis, who served as the top Democrat in the Kansas House and narrowly lost a bid to unseat Gov.
Show-Me 'Skinny' Education
JEFFERSON CITY * Missouri will aim to have at least 82 percent of its public school students proficient in English and at least 74 percent of students proficient in math by 2026, as part of its federally-mandated plan to improve the worst-performing public schools.
Midtown Kansas City On Hold
A proposal to privatize part of the Westport entertainment district's streets has been indefinitely postponed, prompting outrage from some business owners who warn that public safety is at risk. The Kansas City Plan Commission was scheduled Tuesday to debate the proposal, but at the last minute the group agreed to hold the measure "off the docket," meaning postpone it indefinitely, at the request of an attorney for the Westport Business League.
Cowtown Cover Art
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you went to Kenny Chesney's big Arrowhead stadium concert, congratulations! You made the cover of his new album. Tuesday, the country music star tweeted the album cover of Live in No Shoes Nation. You see Kenny Chesney on stage at Arrowhead, sporting a sleeveless Chiefs shirt.
Kansas City Gets Rid Of Crabs
The Houston-based Ignite Restaurant Group, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June, has shuttered its last Kansas City restaurant, The Examiner reports. The closing comes on the heels of Houston-based Landry's Inc. winning the bankruptcy court auction for Ignite Restaurant Group.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .