Tonight we offer a glimpse at the top Kansas City news links along with a touch of sadness following the demise of a rising star . . . In the world for pr0n.
A favorite among the denizens of the TKC blog community has passed amid a litany of social media bullying regarding her co-worker preferences. Even in the world of "adult films" a woman's choice should be respected yet a recent Twitter-storm of bullying has claimed another victim.
Independent UK - August Ames dead: 23-year-old adult entertainment actor's body found after homophobia row
Sadly, we must solider on and continue to keep up to date with these local and regional newsworthy items.
And The Hot Mess Continues In Jackson County After TKC Breaking News
Legislators working to strip control of county drug program from Frank White
Tragedy Building Luxury Neighborhood
LEAWOOD, Kan. - A worker was critically injured after a nearly 600-pound window unit fell on him Thursday afternoon. At 12:29 p.m., Leawood police officers were called about a construction accident in the 4300 block of 143rd. According to police, a multi-hundred-pound window unit was being lifted into position on a residential site.
Show-Me Tech Talking Point Frustration For Dead-Tree Newsies Who Seem To Totally Forget Screenshots
Gov. Eric Greitens and his senior staff use an app that deletes text messages after they've been read, raising concerns among transparency advocates that it could be used to subvert Missouri open records law. The app, called Confide, allows someone to send a text message that vanishes without a trace after it is read.
New Start In Golden Ghetto???
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners on Thursday named Penny Postoak Ferguson as interim county manager. She has served as deputy county manager since 2012.
Talking Kansas Corporate Gimmies
Kansas lawmakers studying economic development policies say the Legislature should consider changes to a major incentives program next year. During a meeting Wednesday at the Statehouse, a special committee recommended more study of the STAR bonds program, and members of both parties said they want more oversight. Sen.
Have We Cleaned Up Missouri???
Jefferson County is one step closer to attaining the federal clean air standard for sulfur dioxide, a noxious gas that can cause asthma and respiratory illness. The Missouri Air Conservation Commission on Thursday approved the state's recommendation to the Environmental Protection Agency that the county's sulfur dioxide levels are within the federal limit of 75 parts per billion.
Kansas City Baker Cooks Up Celeb Heat
The Great American Baking Show airs Thursday night on KMBC
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .