Wednesday, February 20, 2019



Excuse our Winter pause to dig out yet still come back with a virtual "booty" of good info that's a tad more interesting than the local happy chat news. Here's a sniff of some of the pop culture topics that captivate our interest . . .

Brit: 13 Size-Inclusive Denim Styles That Flatter the Booty

Patch: Creepy Delta-Coke 'Booty Call' Napkins A Baffling Marketing Fail

Guardian: High school under scrutiny after cheerleaders given 'Big Boobie' and 'Big Booty' awards

Closer to home, here are the news links on the local agenda right now . . .

Fighting Snow Drama

The show must go on despite Kansas City winter weather

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Several performances in town went on as planned despite the snow. Between the Kauffman Center and the Sprint Center, about 7,000 people were on the road in the name of entertainment Tuesday night.

NextGen Snown Training Line Up

Students use storms to prepare for future career

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - While many have grown tired of dealing with snow this year, the winter weather is providing learning experiences for some classes and educational programs around the metro. At Metropolitan Community College, 40 students worked outside in the elements on Tuesday as part of a electrical lineman program.

New Tech Jobs For Golden Ghetto Debt Collecting Growth Industry

San Fran FinTech firm bringing 150 jobs to KC; TrueAccord invests $1.34M

A Silicon Valley startup founded by tech veterans announced today a new 12,000-square-foot shared services operation in Lenexa, pledging 150 new jobs as part of the $1.34 million TrueAccord investment. Selecting the Kansas City metro for the project followed a thorough nationwide search, said Sheila Monroe, chief operating officer of TrueAccord, an automated debt recovery platform that bridges the gap between the creditor and those in debt.

AWD To The Rescue

Off-roading club helps first responders get to work

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Getting to work in the snow and ice can sometimes be a dangerous task, but for some workers, staying at home could put even more people at risk. Now one group of volunteers is making sure first responders can respond to you. "We're very good at what we do.


Diekman deal includes bonuses for appearances, games finished

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Reliever Jake Diekman can earn $500,000 annually in performance bonuses for appearances and another $500,000 for games finished as part of his one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals. The deal announced last week that guarantees $2.75 million and includes a mutual option for 2020 plus bonuses that could make agreement worth $10 million over two seasons.

EPIC Payday Awaits The Kansas City King Of Ketchup QB Patrick Mahomes

Who Will Be the NFL's First $200 Million Quarterback?

Someday very soon there may be a $200 million quarterback in the NFL. Maybe it will be Patrick Mahomes. Just before the Chiefs' playoff loss to the Patriots in mid-January, ESPN's Adam Schefter floated the idea of Mahomes earning a $200 million contract extension when he becomes eligible for negotiations next offseason.

More Snow For The Weekend???

Mostly cloudy Wednesday, thunderstorms possible this weekend

There is a high degree of uncertainty around this weekend's forecast

Little Mix - Think About Us (Official Video) ft. Ty Dolla $ign is the song of the day and this quickie offering of the day's topics the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Well you know Missouri, if you don't like the weather stick around it will change.

Anonymous said...

Do not let AOC hear about the San Fran FinTech firm bringing 150 jobs to KC; TrueAccord invests $1.34M.
She will do her best to derail this.

Anonymous said...

^^Ugh huh. Hey look...Matlock's on!

NicK Beach said...

wasting your time climbing poles the future is underground