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Show-Me Another Lady In The Drink And Rescued By KCFD
Water rescue crews pull woman from Missouri River early Friday
Kansas City World Music
As those who have studied any academic, cultural or musical discipline know well, immersion can be the one of the best teachers in the world. There is perhaps no better local example of that idea than Beau Bledsoe, founder and artistic director of Ensemble Iberica - a group of Kansas City musicians exploring music from Portugal and Spain with a revolving door of international guest musicians.
Kansas Prank Crackdown
TOPEKA, Kan. - On Thursday evening, Kansas lawmakers passed a bill unanimously in the House of Representatives that would increase the penalties on swatting calls. This comes after at least two serious swatting incidents in the state recently. House Bill 2581 clarifies the crime as making an unlawful request for emergency service assistance.
Show-Me Tough Talk Unchecked
JEFFERSON CITY * The leader of the Missouri House said Thursday he has no plans to penalize a lawmaker who called for a hanging last year after vandals defaced a Confederate monument. House Speaker Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, told reporters that Rep. Warren Love's comments were inappropriate, but said there would be no further action from his office.
Kansas City Highway Death Report
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- KC police officers have seen more than their fair share of auto-pedestrian crashes, and 71 Highway is a frequent destination for those types of crashes, Sgt. Bill Mahoney said. "I think we're all working on trying to come up with a solution, but I don't think there is just one," Mahoney said.
Talking Power Play Local Impact
Opinion: Dismantling the Clean Power Plan will cost Missouri, Kansas jobs - Kansas City Business Journal
The Clean Power Plan is one of the more important and far-reaching economic growth measures enacted by our federal government in the past several decades. It is also our country's first commitment to reduce the output of carbon emissions. Technically, the Clean Power Plan set the first limits on carbon pollution from U.S.
Say Hello To Hipster Italian
Last year, James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Smith decided the time was right to turn his namesake fine-dining restaurant into a modern Italian concept on its tenth anniversary. Now, Smith and his wife and managing partner, Nancy, are taking things a step further by opening a totally new Italian-inspired concept, Farina by Michael Smith, to accompany their colorful tapas spot, Extra Virgin.
Getting Over Glory Days
Eric Hosmer is going to be the talk of the Kansas City Royals for awhile, even though he's no longer with the team. There were reports that surfaced after he signed with the Padres that the Royals only offered five years for $100 million.
Dua Lipa - New Rules is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .