We start the morning with tribute to the enduring legacy of classic KB and her top ranking social media game and move forward with a peek at the most important Kansas City MSM news links right now. Take a look:
Kansas City Morning Rescue
Firefighters in Kansas City made a dramatic rescue early Thursday morning, pulling a man from the roof of his burning home.
Kansas City Life Lessons
Kansas City, Missouri is dealing with a growing problem, but it's one not many are aware of. The city has a widening life expectancy gap. Overall, the average life expectancy for the city is 77-years-old, but there is a large gap between different zip codes and races.
Mission Gateway Comeback AGAIN???
The clock is ticking on the Mission Gateway Project, the latest plan to do something with the open space at Johnson Dr. and Shawnee Mission Parkway that used to be the Mission Mall. Multiple plans have started and stopped since the mall was demolished 13 years ago.
Kansas City Street Life Report
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's definitely frustrating being stuck behind a driver lingering for too long in the left lane, but what a lot of people don't know is that driver's lingering is also illegal. "It seems like people either disobey or are misinformed," said Sgt. Collin Stosberg with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Get Well Soon Rally
Candlelight vigil held for Prairie Village teen critically hurt in wreck
Tribute To The Bus Driver Man
A friend to passengers everywhere: Legacy of KC bus driver who died suddenly won't stop rolling along
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Drivers with Kansas City's public transportation system are mourning the passing of one of their own, and the buses he drove will play a prominent role in how he's remembered. You don't spent 13 years behind the wheel of a city bus without making an impact on the people you serve.
Newspaper La Migra Conversation
Star Editorial Board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Mary Sanchez talked with Kansas City immigration attorney Jessica Piedra on Facebook Live Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2018. In this excerpt, Piedra explains how the check-in arrangement Lawrence chemistry teacher Syed Ahmed Jamal had with Immigration and Customs Enforcement could be revoked.
Even More Urban Core Foodie Options
Abeer Jari arrives at Shawarmar (23 E. Linwood Boulevard) a little over an hour before sunrise. She has spices to blend, marinades to check, and tahini sauce to mix. She tries not to think about her two-and-a-half year-old son, who is in daycare for the first time, as she preps for the day.
Duran Duran - Save A Prayer is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .