Sunday, December 23, 2018

The Kansas City Sunday Morning Look

A quick peek at this hottie fashionista angel her ongoing influence over pop culture . . .

ABC: 25 Days of Cookies: Karlie Kloss' molasses sugar cookies

Page Six: Karlie Kloss ‘clearly knows her stuff’ after converting to Judaism

NYT: Karlie Kloss Celebrates Thinkers

And at home, these news links also dominate our morning:

Santa In Jackson County Lockup

Santa Claus spreads cheer in an unhappy place

Kids visiting their parents at the Jackson County Jail got a surprise visit from Santa Claus Thursday. Talking with KMBZ Channel 9 News, Sue Blackburn had several kids with her, including a very young girl. "This is going to be her first visit with (her father), so she's going to get to tell him all the stuff that she got, too," Blackburn said.

Fanboy Artsy Showing

Missouri Chiefs fan paints 20-foot tall Patrick Mahomes | The Kansas City Star

"I'm just an artist who works the night shift on a loading dock." Missouri artist lives in the brick house behind the display on a hill above busy Gateway Avenue. Next: Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill.

Rock Chalk Tech FAIL For Sale

Kansas trying to unload $10 million in computer equipment

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer's administration is trying to find a way to unload as much as $10 million in unused computer equipment the state bought in a failed effort to develop a centralized storage system for computer information. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the state still owes $2 million on the hardware it bought in 2016.

Show-Me Roots In Missouri

There's a new state champion in Hannibal: A 300 year-old sycamore tree

David Vance first noticed the massive sycamore tree in Hannibal this past summer. "That sure is a big tree growing out in the middle of this field," thought Vance, a forester for the Missouri Department of Conservation. According to the MDC, the 108-foot American sycamore isn't just a big tree: It's a state champion.

Kansas City Help For Holidays

Kansas City Autism Training Center Giving Families Hope

According to the Kansas City Autism Training Center, nearly 8,000 kids in the greater Kansas City area are diagnosed with autism. After one local father's son was diagnosed, he started a center that's helping kids living with autism live their best life.

Footballer Considerations

The biggest surprise and disappointment for the Chiefs in 2018

I mean this in all seriousness when I say the questions we get on the AP Laboratory are great. We love the places you take the show. I say this with all respect to episodes of the past but the questions we got this week were the best we've had.

Kansas City Home Team Talk

Kansas City Royals: Five storylines to watch in 2019

When the 2017 season ended and the fan favorites waved good-bye to Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City Royals fans knew a rebuild was approaching. That's what 2018 was, as the Royals went 58-104 in year one of the rebuild. While the season wasn't all bad, it was mostly pretty depressing for fans to watch games.

Lauren Daigle - The Christmas Song is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Employees at a FedEx Ground facility in Hutchins were arrested this week after two package handlers were accused of stealing nearly $50,000 in cellphones and paying a manager and security guard to ignore the crimes.

Making Fed Ex Great Again

Anonymous said...

Kansas can't adequately fud its Schools but it can drop millions on computer equipment it can't use.

Maybe the Schools should start offering kickbacks to State Employees - that should get the bucks rolling in.

Anonymous said...

If it's good enough for Jesus, it's good enough for Karlie - how about you?

Anonymous said...

The only Royals storyline I want to hear is the one that says Glass sold the team to someone who's willing to win.

Anonymous said...

Maybe the Supreme Court in Kansas would accept the computers to be sent to schools in the lawsuit as a settlement. So what if they are two years old. Colyer wan't Guv then so he could blame Brownback just like the Granny Guv-elect.

Anonymous said...

9:29 Kansas schools are more than adequately funded, please quit repeating this lie.

Anonymous said...

2016 and a state is going to use their own servers? WTF, do a competitive bid and get cloud storage through a reputable provider. It ain't rocket science.