We start another Friday with our fave Joey & her friend Leah in hopes that we all share a smile to start the day along with checking these Kansas City MSM news links right now. Take a peek:
Kansas City Hipster Weekend Plans
As January draws to a close, it's time to officially abandon your New Year's resolutions. Dive headfirst, or roll, into February with the new outpost for Doughnut Lounge (7926 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, Kansas). The doughnut bar's second location opened earlier this week in downtown Overland Park in the former El Salvadoreno space.
KCK Shooting Aftermath
Kansas City, KS police are investigating after gunshots were fired outside a supermarket Thursday night. It happened shortly before 9 p.m. at the Price Chopper store located in the Wyandotte Plaza near North 76th Street and State Avenue. Police say no one inside the store was wounded or hurt.
Golden Ghetto Suicide Conversation
Thursday night, Shawnee Mission School District hosted a meeting for parents to discuss suicide prevent and grief counseling after to Shawnee Mission Northwest students died from suicide this week. Johnson County Mental Health Center partnered with the district to organize the meeting.
Tech Mag Destroys Kansas SecState
Kris Kobach's Office Leaks Last 4 Social Security Digits of Nearly Every Kansas Lawmaker and Thousands of State Employees, Including Kris Kobach
This is starting to just get sad. Prior to receiving notice from Gizmodo this morning, Kris Kobach's office was leaking sensitive information belonging to thousands of state employees, including himself and nearly every member of the Kansas state legislature.
Missouri El Diablo Follow-up
Source: The Satanic Temple. These Satanists are on a religious mission to protect women's abortion rights. A group of Satanists is waging a court fight in Missouri, saying they should be entitled to avoid the strict rules contained in that state's abortion law because such requirements violate their religious beliefs.
More Kansas City Arsty Coffee
Quay Coffee has opened a location on the Plaza level of the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The coffee shop features coffee from coffee roasters across the company.
The McTavish Weekend Plan
How hard can it be? The weekend, that is. That depends on who you are and how much you're willing to push. From dogged baseball believing and deep-rooted roller derby rowdiness to a mind-blowing pop-art exhibit suitable for super-cool selfies and a 5K obstacle-course fit only for the fit (and super-sweaty selfies), the choices and their challenges await.
Rudimental - These Days feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .