AND WE'RE BACK!!!
We're calling this "Ass Wednesday" and so we start this love day just a bit chill and offer tribute to Fergie's finely-aged booty as we contemplate the top local news stories for right now:
Kansas City Locks It Down
The week of Valentine's Day typically adds 500-700 new locks.
Dead Tree Laments Job Loss
Harley Davidson's decision to close the Kansas City manufacturing plant is a blow to this region. The plant opened here in 1998 and recently reported some 800 workers. The North Kansas City plant, set to close completely by early 2019, offered good jobs with an iconic American company.
Deets On Upcoming Kemper FAIL
Inside the Kemper Arena renovation being undertaken by the Foutch Brothers
Newsflash: Youngsters Use Smartphones!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Millennials are spending a lot of time looking for love on dating apps, according to new research. Badoo.com found that millennials spend 10 hours a week swiping for that special someone, as reported in The Independent. The research showed that men spend about 6 minutes more than women on dating apps, averaging 85 minutes a day.
Rock Chalk Cancer Survivor
She Struggled Against Cancer, And To Get Insurance - Now She's Pushing For Kansas Medicaid Expansion
Amy Houston got the bad news - a diagnosis of Hodgkin Lymphoma - in 2009. She started working 10-hour days in her corporate job to get Fridays off for chemotherapy. But that schedule no longer worked when the time came for daily radiation treatments. "I lost my job and therefore lost my medical insurance," Houston said.
Show-Me Police Doggies FAILED
JEFFERSON CITY * Legislation that would increase penalties for those who assault law enforcement animals failed in the Missouri House on Monday - and jolted back to life broader discussions in the chamber over race and policing. A group of African-American lawmakers derided the proposal, saying the GOP-led Legislature had continually refused to consider legislation strengthening police accountability standards.
Footballer Domestic Drama Real Life Hurts Kansas City Fanboy Adoration
Over the weekend, the Kansas City Chiefs came face to face with the situation that every team in the league fears right now. A star player was involved in a situation where a woman claims she was assaulted by the player. For the Chiefs, that player is star running back Kareem Hunt.
I Used To Love Her - Guns N' Roses is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .