Let's reset with Charley, sit down with some of the top Kansas City links right now and take a peek at our agenda.
Rolling Kansas City Coverage
From Mexico to Montreal, the migration of the monarch butterfly is truly Odyssean in nature. Today, we visit with a Kansas City cyclist who is pedaling the butterflies' 10,000-mile voyage to raise awareness for their declining population. Then, we hear stories of America's deported veterans and learn how the practice is affecting the families and communities expelled service members leave behind.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton's campaign for the White House in the closing days of the race and may have cost her the presidency.
New Midtown Digs
You may have noticed a new shop along 63rd St in Brookside: Design in the City has moved into the former Reading Reptile location. This is the second location for Design in the City; the first one is in Briarcliff. Proprietor Mindy Diaz told me there were two reasons she chose this spot: many of...
Show-Me Gun Play Tragedy
Police say a 2-year-old boy has accidentally killed his father while playing with a gun in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police say the toddler shot 27-year-old Darrion Noble in the neck Saturday afternoon. The shooting happened while the boy was handling the firearm in a bed where his father was sleeping.
Sunflower State Labor Shortage
Companies that employ thousands of Wichitans may face a choice in the not-so-distant future: Keep jobs here or move them elsewhere. Kansas is thirsty for skilled workers - the kind that work at Spirit AeroSystems or Textron Aviation - but it can't find enough.
Pitch Plans This Week
Supper Club at the American, Cinder Block's birthday and Oktoberfests: the week's food and drink events
Cinder Block Brewery (110 East 18th Avenue, North KC) celebrates four years in business today with the beginning of a week of special tappings and events. Today, enjoy $3 year-round beers. Tuesday brings the release of Cinder Block's champagne cider and some free trivia.
Football Distraction Persists
Hello, America. Get to know the KC Chiefs because you're going to be seeing a LOT of them over the next six weeks. The Chiefs are 3-0 and beat the Patriots in their own house so they were going to...
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