Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Kansas City Tuesday News Double Take

As the Valentine's Day selling season approaches, our favorite purveyor of panties struggles to keep up with the times. Double link examination:

Jezebel: We Need Fashion Industry Watchdogs Now More Than Ever

Time: Victoria's Secret Created an Impossible Ideal of Sexy. Now It's Struggling to Stay Relevant

Closer to home, here's a look at today's top news stories from around the metro:

Kansas City Kangaroo Financial Aid

Another $20 Million Pours In To Help Kansas City Area Students Attend UMKC

A new $20 million scholarship program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City will help around 800 students over the next decade. Bloch Family Scholarships will bring two new scholarships to UMKC, and expand the existing Henry W. Bloch Scholars program, which aims to serve students from urban neighborhoods who may not be considered for scholarships due to past academic performance.

Courthouse FAILS Locked Up Pets, Too

Future uncertain for Jackson County's regional animal shelter

Concerned residents showed up at a meeting Monday night to learn more about what will happen to one of Kansas City's largest no-kill animal shelters.

KCMO Tech Scene Talent Scouting

Crema apprenticeship aims to decode talent, dismiss stereotypes

Crema's recent growth means more than an additional Crossroads office space for the startup, said Gabby Brotherton. It provides bandwidth for the firm to supplement Kansas City's tech talent with a new apprenticeship program. "[Crema is] very much a company that values collaboration and innovation learning," said Brotherton, marketing specialist at the software development firm.

Show-Me More Rising Mizzou Costs And UMKC Spike Of At Least 300 Bucks

University of Missouri to increase costs at 3 campuses

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) - The University of Missouri is planning to raise the cost of food and housing at three campuses beginning next school year. The Kansas City Star reports that university system officials approved the rate hikes for the Kansas City, St. Louis and Rolla campuses on Monday.

Rock Chalk Weed Game Rising

2 medical marijuana bills expected to be introduced to Kansas Legislature, report says

Two different bills are being drafted to make medical marijuana legal in Kansas, KSNT-TV reports. Lisa Ash Sublett, who founded the group Bleeding Kansas, helped last year to introduce the Kansas Safe Access Act amendment to legalize medical marijuana. The House rejected it. Bleeding Kansas is pushing a new bill that will be sponsored by State Rep.

Kansas City Payout

Rep. Cleaver levels up on Chiefs vs. Patriots bet

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you thought your neighbor and die-hard Kansas City Chiefs fan was still taking the AFC Championship loss hard, your neighbor isn't alone. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Missouri, took to Twitter Thursday afternoon to announce he had paid up on his bet with Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Massachusetts.

Tradition Of Hype Continues

Chiefs, Missouri Western reach agreement to hold training camp in St. Joe for 10th straight year

ST. JOSEPH, MO (KCTV) -- The Chiefs and Missouri Western State University reached an agreement Tuesday that would keep the Chiefs in St. Joseph for training camp in 2019. This marks the 10th-consecutive year the Kansas City Chiefs held training camp at the university.

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


Your Perverted Uncle said...

Cleaver paid a debt? That is truly shocking as hell.

Anonymous said...



Nicely done.

Anonymous said...

It’s good to see Cleaver pay what he owes for a change. If it wasn’t a bet with another cocksucker Democrat he wouldn’t pay up

Anonymous said...

Would what the shitty has to pay the King family to change the Paseo's name be considered a "payout"?

Anonymous said...

Kansas and weed, crank up the Colorado backdoor campaign funds.

Anonymous said...

MU is a waste of money.
Would never send my kid to that political brainwashing school.
Parenting is hard enough without schools like that.

Anonymous said...

^^^^ Your kid probably would get rejected anyway. Save em the sorrow.

Anonymous said...

^^Ha! That's the truth!

Anonymous said...

Wow, i can't believe it's been 10 years that they've been holding it in st. joe. time flies

Anonymous said...

Well, we know of 2 posts that are MU butt-head graduates. LOL.