Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Kansas City Midweek Jump Off



Hottie Tao starts this morning with a brief consideration of auto good life . . .

FoxBiz: US auto industry starting to show signs of stress

Forbes: More Women Cracking The Auto Industry's Glass Ceiling With Skills, Thick Skin

Driving: This Tesla owner tested his car’s Autopilot auto-braking on his soon-to-be-ex-wife

Closer to home here are the local news links we're checking right now . . .

Kansas City Soggy Hand Up

KC metro groups step up to help others impacted by flooding

WESTON, Mo. - With parts of the Midwest dealing with flooding along the Missouri River, some groups in the Kansas City metro are stepping up to help people in need. At Weston United Methodist Church, members have been collecting supplies and donations for the last few days to put together cleaning kits.


Local Foodie Kill List

Kansas City restaurant openings and closings for April 2019

❖ After months of delays, Laura Norris has at last reopened Italian eatery Ragazza at a new location just off the Plaza (4301 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.). The new space offers 96 seats - a huge jump from the 40 seats at the original location - and features an expanded menu.


Rock Chalk Discount Recruitment

Kansas Hopes To Convince California Students To Trade Beaches For Cheap College Tuition

Kansas universities are looking beyond the Midwest - as far out as California - for out-of-state students to fill their classrooms. But other states are competing just as hard for Kansas students. For more than 20 years, the Midwest Higher Education Compact has lowered the barrier to Midwestern students studying at other universities in the region.


Something River This Way Comes

Army Corps of Engineers monitoring vulnerable levees

The Army Corps of Engineers is monitoring vulnerable levees as the Missouri River continues to rise.


Caring For KC Chesticles

Insurance companies in Kansas and Missouri are now covering 3D mammograms

Breaking News Kansas City, MO - Women who wanted 3D mammograms in the past, had to pay an additional $30 to $50. At the start of the new year, that fee went away. Dr. Onalisa Winblab with the University of Kansas Health System says it's the newest technology and it has two major benefits.


Home Team 100 Game Loss Prep

Kansas City Royals: How is the bullpen shaping up?

Compared to last year, almost anything would be an improvement for the Kansas City Royals bullpen. In fact, I believe the bullpen improved the moment Brandon Maurer, Justin Grimm, Blaine Boyer and Burch Smith were off the team. This group accounted for 181 hits and 141 runs in 143.2 innings.


Kansas City Spring Weather Day One

Warm, sunny for first day of Spring

This weekend is looking a little damp.


Mustard, Migos - Pure Water is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

7 comments:

Kropotkin2020 said...

Always good to see mutual aid.

Anonymous said...


Insurance companies started covering 3D mammograms over a year ago.

Media-circus sideshows Inc said...

Clown suits and bow ties and craft beers and streetcars

Anonymous said...

^^You seem really lonely.

Anonymous said...

Yes you do. Every post today and yesterday. Sad.

Anonymous said...

I offer free mammograms too

Anonymous said...

^^^Ha, look at this guy, he's part of the FBI, Female Breast Inspectors!