After a hard work week, we offer tribute to Rosie hotness and some of the top stories from today's local news cycle. Take a look:
Kansas City Downtown Bus Stop Clearing
The congested bus transit center at 10th and Main is scheduled to be closed within two years, opening up space for a potential pocket park in the heart of downtown. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority plans to relocate the 1/2-acre transit center, currently a hub for 15 bus routes, to a new, larger site in the East Village area at the southeast corner of 12th and Charlotte.
Dead-Tree Buggy Whip Training
Deadline: Nov. 15 Pay: $15/hour The Kansas City Star is looking for reporting interns for 10-week summer internships. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors or recent graduates. The interns will work 40 hours a week (including occasional nights and weekends) covering breaking news and enterprise stories.
Kansas City Burns Today
NewsChopper 9 SOURCE: NewsChopper 9 Kansas City firefighters are battling a two-alarm apartment fire Friday afternoon. Fire crews were called about 3:20 p.m. to the 4000 block of Harvard Circle. Crews reported smoke showing when they arrived. Firefighters rescued at least two people. No injuries have been reported.
More Developer Plans
Ken Block, managing principal of Block Real Estate Services, has launched Renew KC Neighborhoods, a nonprofit that will help with home improvements in distressed parts of Kansas City's urban core. Titan Built LLC, a general contracting firm that has worked on many BRES developments, is partnering with the new nonprofit to provide some of the skilled labor needed to make the improvements.
Justice For Chiefs Rookie
TYLER, Texas -- A Texas man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after being convicted of robbing Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and three others in May. Thirty-four-year-old Michael Blake Pinkerton was sentenced after pleading guilty Wednesday to a robbery charge.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .