Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Kansas City Midweek News Roundup

The first family of American media stays winning this week with a bit of curious sisterly closeness:

Fox News: Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner pose for raunchy snaps

Closer to home, here are some of the top news links we're checking tonight . . .


City hampered by shortage of public works employees

KANSAS CITY, Mo - If it's not ice and snow, it's pesky potholes plaguing Kansas City's streets. Dealing with the problems has been made more difficult as the city navigates a staffing shortage totaling nearly 30 open positions in its Public Works Department.

Kansas City Westside Conclusion

Cross-state chase ends near 28th and Southwest Blvd.

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A police pursuit that crossed onto both sides of the state line ended near the area of 28th and Southwest Boulevard Wednesday afternoon. The pursuit began in Missouri before the suspect crossed into Kansas then jumped back across the state line. BREAKING: Police chase near I-35 and 7th St.

Local Real Estate Last Chance

House flippers buy homes from people facing foreclosure

The owners of Faithful Home Buyers KC say they help people who are about to default on their home loans.

No One Likes Leawood

Rescued Egypt dog ran away from foster home

LEAWOOD, KS (KCTV) - A dog that was rescued from Egypt escaped its foster family. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has said that one of the dogs that was rescued from Egypt tested positive for rabies. Unleashed Animal Rescue told KCTV5 Wednesday that that dog was euthanized.

Important Local Lady Advocacy

Part 1 of 4: Thalia House empowering women, changing lives.

The Thalia House in Leawood is helping young women battling eating disorders.

Inspirational KCMO Coffee Talk

Bo tell it on the mountain: Thou Mayest founder reveals spirit of his brand

Your spirit makes you alive - don't ignore its voice when it speaks to you, Bo Nelson advised a captive audience gathered to hear how his entrepreneurial experience at Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters has enabled Kansas Citians to reach their highest good.

Kansas City Winter Endures

Near 30 degrees Thursday; more snow possible Sunday

Thursday will start and finish cold. Look for a high near 30 degrees. Another winter storm will move into Kansas City this weekend, bringing the potential for a...

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


Anonymous said...

Typical excuse, blame the pothole problem on a lack of employees, we know what the real problem is and it’s sLIE not willing to spend money on anything but the airport.

Anonymous said...

Typical TKC blowhard, wants his golden snowplow but is unwilling to pay for it.

Anonymous said...

Typical TKC complainers. I hope all of you whining bastards take your lazy asses down to city hall and get on a pothole crew and start filling all those holes you've complained about non stop all winter. Otherwise, you're all full of shit.

Anonymous said...

Hopefully KCMO will not take any people from the pothole pansy crews. All weather shrubs need to be planted so drivers and repair crews can more easily identify potholes.

Anonymous said...


Wow! Why didn't gopher think of that instead of posting about momentum every day?