Classic Candice inspires this quick look back:
Time: Think Valentine's Day Is Tough Now? The Holiday Used to Involve Choosing a Sweetheart by Lottery
Closer to home, here are the news links we're watching:
Celebrate: Public Safety Will Take Up Even More Of City Hall Budget
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Largely taking advantage of a projected 4.1 percent increase in revenues, Kansas City, Missouri leaders Thursday unveiled the proposed budget for 2019-20 that calls for an increases in funding for police and fire.
Rent Is Too Damn High Retort
Segment 1: Organizer fears that, "If we wait five years to make a bold intervention . . . we won't have people of color, workers and poor folks able to live in our city anymore." A new tenant-power organization looks to help the more than twenty-thousand renters in the Kansas City area deal with issues related to poorly managed rental properties.
Tech Bros Tout Big Bucks
Editor's note: Full Scale is a partner of the Kansas City Startup Foundation and Startland News. The following content was independently produced by Startland News. Development help often can be more valuable to an early stage startup than simply opening a checkbook, said Matt DeCoursey, announcing Full Scale's commitment to investing $1 million of its technical services in Kansas City region companies over the next two years.
Today's Street Fix Promise
The proposed Kansas City budget throws a lot more money at fixing up the city's roads. The 2019-20 budget, totaling more than $1.7 billion, was presented Thursday to the city council. It includes a 70 percent increase for road resurfacing - from $10 million to $17 million.
Po-Po Teams Up To Help NextGen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Roughly 500 people were shot last year in Kansas City. The smallest of them rushed to a hospital bed at Children's Mercy Hospital, where Tammy Kemp's job is to have mercy on the kids and families involved. "It's a two-year-old and it could be anybody's child," said Kemp, a social worker for the hospital.
Béisbol TV Time Report
The Kansas City Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City today announced a 161-game regular-season television schedule for the 2019 season. The only game that won't be broadcast on FSKC is the June 13 contest vs. Detroit at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., which will be televised by ESPN.
More Winter Is Coming
The heaviest snow will fall 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and gradually getting lighter toward the back end in the evening.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .