Right now we take inspiration from classic KB and highlight some of the best links from today's news cycle. Checkit:
KCPD Latino Community Outreach
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department is working on improving its interactions with members of the Spanish-speaking community in Kansas City. In an attempt to build respect and relationships between the two sides, the police department launched a citizens' police academy specifically for leaders in the Hispanic community this week.
New Dude In Kansas
Next Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer goes from one of the most anonymous jobs in state politics to its most prominent. Kansans, in turn, will find themselves with a new governor. Colyer's politics may run as conservative as the man he'll replace, Sam Brownback, just more low key.
Kansas City Counting Toy Train Cash???
On weekday mornings, Danny Spini watches a steady stream of downtown workers park their cars in City Market lots, walk to the streetcar stop, and catch free rides to their offices. Spini says the streetcar commuters rarely shop at Global Produce, the fruit and vegetable stand he has operated for 14 years in the City Market.
Fear Local Night Life Risk
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Outside Old Folks Lounge near East 24th and Lister there are two security cameras, and the assistant manager says security guards routinely patrol the grounds. Nonetheless, on Wednesday a FOX4 crew saw a man putting up several new motion lights all around the business.
Glory Days Gear For Kansas City Royals
Mark your calendars Royals fans. With FanFest this weekend, the Royals announced the 2018 promotions, theme tickets and special events calendar on Thursday. This year's schedule highlights the 50th Season Celebration, with themed weekends full of events and giveaways.
Rise Of Kansas City E-Sports
The eSports industry is blowing up, Brandon Williams said. And Kansas City gaming enthusiasts need places to join the party. "It's a stereotype, but overall, gamers mostly are introverts," said Williams, co-owner of E-Sports Bar KC in Shawnee.
Away With Alex . . .
Nice piece from ESPN's Adam Teicher who spoke with former Bucs GM Mark Dominik about the potential trade value of Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith. It shows how differing the opinions are on what the Chiefs can get for Alex -- if they decide to trade him.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .