Friday, December 07, 2018

Kansas City Friday Night News Gathering

For this evening we take a quick peek at hottie and tech culture and the inevitable influence on this cowtown. Checkit:

Daily Star: Demi Rose battles with cleavage in spaghetti strap top

DM: The ridiculous amount Instagram models are paid to promote products on social media

WaPo: Marijuana education or illegal drug-selling? Instagram’s not sure.

Closer to home, here's a look at more local news links worth a peek tonight. Checkit:

Kansas City Country Club Plaza Gentrification Debate Redux

Plaza-Westport residents worry about neighborhood changing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Plaza-Westport neighborhood will soon get 30 brand-new single-family houses, with a price tag of $500,000 each, thanks to the Saint Luke's Foundation. The homes are designed to enhance and revitalize the neighborhood that sits just west of Saint Luke's Hospital between 44th and 45th streets.

Courthouse Double Dip Demand

New Jackson County legislator will get to double dip | The Kansas City Star

Jackson County legislators who are leaving office spearheaded a special deal for a new member who will be allowed to "double dip" under a controversial pension ordinance passed this week

Local Written Word Healing

"War is a different thing" Veteran/author encourages fellow Veterans to tell their stories

A local charity is helping Veterans heal through writing. The Veterans Voices Writing Project is keeping their stories alive. We had a chance to talk to Vietnam Veteran Lou Eisenbrandt. For the former Army nurse, writing changed everything. "War is a different thing," said Eisenbrandt, who served a year in a Vietnam combat field hospital.

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SmartAsset: How far $1M in retirement lasts in KC - Kansas City Business Journal

If you retire in Kansas City with $1 million in assets, you can live on that money for a good long time. That's the conclusion of SmartAsset's study to find where the magic million-dollar mark lasts the longest. It considered expenses for housing, food, health care, utilities and more to reach its conclusion.

Saturday Forecast

First Alert: Mostly sunny, cold for your Saturday

Your Saturday will be mostly sunny and cold. Look for a high near 35 degrees. It will be a bit warmer on Sunday with a high near 40 degrees. The next chance for...

The McTavish Agenda

6 Funny Things To Do In Kansas City This Weekend

Funny is where you find it. But to save time scouting out the stuff that will more than likely put a smile on your face, here's a batch of comedians, musicians and Santas that could keep you ho-ho-ho-ing all weekend. That's right, Santas, as in more than one.

Kansas City Big Brass Winning

KC Symphony breaks world record for most tubas in concert at once

The Kansas City Symphony set a new Guinness World Record for most tubas in concert together. On Friday, 835 musicians played "Silent Night" for five minutes, breaking the previous record of 504 tubas in concert together.

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Anonymous said...

Vietnam Veteran Lou Eisenbrandt, a former Army nurse, who served a year in a Vietnam combat field hospital will probably get PTSD the same as Kander since she has been displayed in the public eye.

Anonymous said...

^^^ That’s funny!