Let's call today, the fall of the angels . . .
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Closer to home, here's a bevy of consumer and local news . . .
News Runs Local Booze Promo
Boulevard Brewing Co. has built a nationwide following for its iconic Tank 7 and Pale Ale beers, but now the brewer is launching its first line outside of beer.Boulevard has launched Fling Craft Cocktails, and it'll initially offer four all-natural, low-calorie, low-carbohydrate and gluten-free cocktails.
Kansas City Economy Update
Respondents to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's monthly manufacturing survey reported slower growth in February, while expectations slipped. "Regional factories saw hardly any growth in February," said Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. "More than three-quarters of firms reported difficulties in finding workers, despite wage increases."
Newsie Shares Cancer Fight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - I could start with a simple declarative sentence revealing my new diagnosis, but I'm choosing a different path to tell this story. In order for you to truly understand the challenge I'm facing now, I need to take you back to what I thought was the final chapter in my breast cancer journey.
Missouri Department of Revenue SOURCE: Missouri Department of Revenue Oops! Missouri Department of Revenue Director Joel Walters said last year that the state's tax withholding tables had been wrong for at least 15 years. He ordered changes to tables to prevent taxpayers from withholding too much money.On Wednesday, he said that was all a mistake.
Curtain Call For Local Actor
Raymond Starzmann brought history to life in Kansas City by portraying former president Harry S. Truman and other historical characters. He died at age 73 of complications from surgery.
This Week's Campaign Even
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
No, It's Not
Have you ever gone to Wrigley Field, with the stadium right in the heart of downtown Chicago? It is a feel that is becoming more prominent in Major League Baseball. In the coming years, the Kansas City Royals may fall into the trend as well.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .