Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Kansas City Wednesday News Washout

With respect to one of our favorite hotties, we offer a peek at news regarding a fundamental building block of life:

ChemWatch: Bottled water study flags small-sized pigment particles, microplastics

EATER: The Gulp War

TNI: U.S. Bottled Water Market will Exhibit an Impressive Expansion of US$ 22.5 Bn by 2024

Closer to home, here's the local news worth a peek this morning:

Kansas City Street Take Back

National Night Out follows violent week in Kansas City

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. -- Police across the country are looking to bring back a sense of community through their annual National Night Out campaign, including police departments across the Kansas City metro area. Following one of the most violent weeks in Kansas City, several metro area police departments will participate in National Night Out Tuesday in hopes of building better relationships in their communities.

Community News Election Round-Up

August 7 Primary Election Results

By Paul Thompson Kansas City voters weighed in on a right-to-work law, a municipal rental inspection program and a wide variety of elected representatives during the August 7 primary election. The biggest takeaway from election night was an overwhelming statewide defeat (67%-33%, with vast majority of polls reporting) for right-to-work legislation Proposition A, which 83% (47,924) of Kansas City, Missouri voters struck down.

Local Po-Po Gunfire Insight

Former officer talks about mindset in officer-involved shootings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There are many questions and few answers following an officer-involved shooting Monday night. Kansas City Police said a man first threatened to harm himself and then threatened police. The department said that's when an officer shot and killed the man.

Kansas City Murder No Mystery

Family of young Kansas City woman murdered feared for her life

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The family of a woman shot and killed during a recent string of gun violence in Kansas City is desperate for answers. Shanterria Edwards, 26, was found shot early Sunday morning in a car. Her family believes they know who pulled the trigger but need help to prove it.

KC 'Nerdlesqe' Fest Preview

At This Kansas City Burlesque Festival, Nerds Of All Kinds Let Their Freaky Flags Fly

Imagine if a comic-con and a burlesque festival had a baby. That's how Annie-Mae Allure, the executive producer of this week's Kansas City Nerdlesque Festival, describes the event, where performances will focus on themes such as science fiction and fantasy in what's been billed as a "shame-free zone" at the Just Off Broadway Theatre.

Healing House Needs Helping Hand

Healing House looking for help after fire guts kitchen of Kansas City nonprofit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City nonprofit that helps addicts in recovery needs a little help. On Monday night, a building owned by the Healing House caught fire. A volunteer set a plastic tub filled with potato chips on the stove and accidentally knocked a knob, turning it on without realizing it.

Celebrate 6 Game Losing Streak

Cubs take series over Royals with 5-0 shutout at Kauffman Stadium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mike Montgomery allowed five hits over six-plus innings, David Bote drove in a career-high three runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Tuesday night. Montgomery (4-4), who the Royals drafted in the first round in 2008, picked up his first win since June 29.

Becky G - Zooted ft. French Montana, Farruko is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

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