To lift our spirits as she hikes up her skirt, Lucy inspires this collection of Kansas City mainstream media links. Take a look:
Kansas City Seed Money (Ewww)
Pushing aside the Kansas-Missouri "border war," a bi-state effort has earned a federal grant that will help create a $5 million fund for startups, which could begin investing as early as 2018. The Roberts told Startland News that in addition to Kansas City entrepreneurs, the fund will help startups throughout Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa.
It Pays To Plant Shrubbery
Trees in your yard can help you save 15 to 25 percent on your cooling and heating bills each year as well as adding 15 percent or more to the value of your property. Trees also provide homeowner savings in upkeep and repairs by catching rainfall that infiltrates the soil and protects against erosion and flooding.
Schedule For Your Rugrats
James Elementary to participate in International Walk to School Day
Golden Ghetto Against Car Taxes
A class action petition has been filed, seeking to compel the city of Mission to repay all the people who paid the transportation utility fee, better known as the "driveway tax," that the Kansas Supreme Court ruled was illegal. The petition was filed Sept.
Breakdown And Goodbye
Tom Petty, the long-haired rocker whose famously nasal voice was behind some of rock's greatest hits, died Monday after going into cardiac arrest, CBS News confirmed. The "Free Fallin'" singer, 66, was found unconscious and not breathing in his Malibu home, and was subsequently taken to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital, where he "had no brain activity," according to TMZ.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .