Kansas City Sunday Night Contemplation

Just a few news items worth a look for tonight on the topics of fashion, the good life, power players and connections to the Presidency . . .

NYMag: What Karlie Kloss Can’t Live Without

WMag: Newly Engaged Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner Post Incredible Instagram of PDA Taken By Artist JR

Peeps: Karlie Kloss Is Engaged to Joshua Kushner: 'Their Hearts Are Full'

Back in reality, these news links might also be worth a look . . .

Kansas City Street Level Inspiration

Prior gun violence victim has answers to homicides

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A community activist caught in the middle of violence isn't letting the city's overnight homicides get in the way of his message. Early Sunday morning, police worked two homicides and a third incident that left a third person shot.

Golden Ghetto Burnout

Lenexa police say man set fire to home, shot himself | The Kansas City Star

Multiple law enforcement agencies and fire crews responded to an emergency at a Lenexa home Saturday night when a man in his 70s set fire to his house and then fatally shot himself in front of police. The incident happened about midnight Saturday in the 15300 block of West 84th Street, according to Lenexa police.

Kansas City Tech Chatter

Vote now: Kansas Citians vie to lead tech, education panels at SXSW 2019

A cadre of Kansas Citians are hoping to take the podium at one of the nation's largest tech and innovation conferences in 2019. At least four Kansas City tech and entrepreneurship leaders are vying for panel or speaking spots at the 2019 South by Southwest conference M arch 8-17 in Austin, Texas.

Po-Po Suspect Tiger Creeper

MU police investigating sexual offense at on-campus concert

The University of Missouri Police Department is investigating a reported sexual offense.

Kansas Deadbeat Redux

Kansas to offer amnesty day for people owing child support

The state of Kansas will offer one day of amnesty for people who have bench warrants for not paying child support.

Show-Me TrumpCare Cutbacks Coming Soon???

Messenger: Lawmakers, competitor, await answers from Missouri on questionable Medicaid bid

A couple of weeks earlier, the managing director of the consulting company had filed a protest over a bid award in a Medicaid contract that went to a competitor, McKinsey & Co. One of the top officials in state government is the state's chief operating officer, Drew Erdmann, who used to work for McKinsey.

Sunday Night Serving

Restaurant review: Neither old-world stuffy nor showy avant garde, the Restaurant at 1900 hits all the right notes

Zach Bauman The dish was unassertive enough: a brown-skinned cube of veal breast, a shimmer of mahogany demi-glace, three lightpoles of white asparagus slashed with grill marks. A culinary version of "duck, duck, goose" played in my head: brown, brown, ghost. I pulled a morsel of veal away from the plate.

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