Hottie Val inspires this quick list of the most important Kansas City MSM links for right now. Take a look:
Kansas City Season Of Hype Cont'd
Martin Augustine/KMBC SOURCE: Martin Augustine/KMBC Kansas City's Union Station is getting decked out for Saturday's AFC Wild Card playoff game. Banners were installed Tuesday on the front windows of the building. The Chiefs will take on the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium Saturday afternoon. Kickoff is set for 3:35 p.m.
Metro Suspect Allegation Update
A 28-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery of a Raytown convenience store on New Year's Eve.
Downtown Rent Hype Redux
Kansas City's median two-bedroom rent is up 1 percent from December 2016, according to a report from Apartment List. The city's median two-bedroom rent of $900, however, remains well below the national average of $1,160. Kansas City's median one-bedroom rent is $730, the report states.
Kansas City Consequences
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City man faces charges in the New Year's Eve carjacking in which he allegedly took off with a woman's car with her baby still in the back seat. Kenneth A. Alexander, 37, is charged with child kidnapping and stealing a motor vehicle.
Kansas City Sickness Spreading
The Kansas City area is being hit especially hard by influenza this winter. Parents with children going back to school this week need to be cautious, said Dr. Dana Hawkinson with the University of Kansas Health System. "Certainly if kids go back to school they'll be in contact with each other," Hawkinson said.
Today's Burning Sensation
Kansas City firefighters battled a house fire early Tuesday on the city's northeast side. No injuries were reported.
Helping Local Hobo Soldiers
It's bitter cold outside, but that is not stopping the Veterans Community Project from building tiny homes for homeless veterans. It's full steam ahead for the Kansas City nonprofit with more siding is going up Tuesday. However, the freeze is stopping them from adding roof shingles, because it's simply so cold, and they will crack.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .