Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Kansas City Wednesday News Plunge

Sorry for the late update gents, very much like iconic hottie Lucy Pinder, we have other pursuits and today that included watching another horrific event for late stage capitalism.

The roundup . . .

Deadline: Wall Street Bloodbath Paints Tech And Media Stocks Red

CNBC: Tech stocks have their worst day since August 2011

CNN: Why stocks are suddenly plunging

Closer to home, here's a glimpse at some of the top links that mattered today, separated from all the other local news tripe and selected to add to local money worries . . .


Shooting leads to standoff

Kansas City police responded to a shooting call approximately 6:15 p.m. Wednesday near 36th Street and Brooklyn Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim told the officers that he was delivering pizza when two suspects attempted to rob him, at which time he was shot.

Meet The New Boss: Kangaroo Conversation Considers Change

Seg. 1: New Chancellor Seeks To Renew UMKC Spirit. Seg. 2: How Kavanaugh Could Shift Supreme Court.

Although the chancellor has only been at UMKC for a few months, his impact is already felt around campus. Today, he talked about one of his main initiatives, raising school spirit, which can be hard to do at a commuter school.

Kansas Stumping Mad

VP Pence will stump for Kobach, Watkins in Kansas next week

TOPEKA, Kan. - Vice President Mike Pence is planning to visit Kansas next week for events to help Republicans Kris Kobach and Steve Watkins in their campaigns for governor and Congress. Kobach's campaign says Pence will come Sept. 18 to Wichita for an event to show his support for Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state.

Kansas City Sickness Spreads

Flu cases already being reported in Kansas City

The flu is back on both sides of the state line. KMBC 9 News talked to a local specialist about the health threat and the best way to protect your family. The time and pain of a flu shot can keep people from getting one, but the consequences of skipping it could be much worse.

Show-Me The Fight For Presents

Lawsuit Challenges Missouri Order Barring Gifts to State Workers

click to enlarge Like many public-policy nonprofits, the Institute for Justice seeks to sway politicians by informing them. That might mean sharing policy papers. It might mean books. It does not, generally, mean the sort of boozy nights out on the house that are all too common in Jefferson City.

Local Foodies To The Rescue

Operation BBQ Relief prepares to deploy to areas devastated by Hurricane Michael

Operation BBQ Relief is deploying to Tallahassee and Panama City, Florida, to support recovery efforts following Hurricane Michael. OBR is a nonprofit organization of barbecue enthusiasts in Kansas City dedicated to serving hot meals to displaced residents and first responders following natural disasters across the country.

Sunflower State Cinema Debuts

The Kansas International Film Festival 2018 starts Friday. Here's what to know.

The Kansas International Film Festival returns for its eighteenth year this Friday, October 12. That means filmgoers at the Glenwood Arts Theater will have abundant access to cultures and viewpoints from across the globe - 144 films from 29 countries, to be exact - through Thursday, October 18.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Free pizza or I shoot your ass

Anonymous said...

State workers have been getting their gifts for years, the law stopped nothing. I know, I have delivered many such gifts to state workers.

Anonymous said...

Does the liquor industry still send trucks into the capitol? I doubt that has stopped.