Thursday, March 14, 2019

Kansas City Morning News Round II



Just a few news links we wanted to share because they offer a more complete view of the news scene in and around this town.


Kansas City Big 12 Talk

Local coach being honored at Big 12 Tournament

Hide Transcript Show Transcript 8:00. THE RACE BEGINS AND ENDS IN DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY. THE 5K RACES STROLLER FRIENDLY. RUNNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR TEAM'S COLORS. HALEY: A LOCAL COACHES BEING HONORED AT THE BIG 12 TOURNAMENT. JUSTIN DAVIS USES BASKETBALL TO EMPOWER OTHERS AND GIVE HOPE.


Strip Search Accusation

KC man alleges excessive force by Jackson County jail guards | The Kansas City Star

A former Jackson County jail inmate alleges in a federal lawsuit that guards used excessive force when he objected to being strip searched at the county detention center.


Cowtown Cinematic Talk

FILM ROW Episode 1 - Walter Coppage

FILM ROW: The Official Podcast of Film Society KC Co-hosts Todd Norris and Mitch Brian talk to Kansas City actor Walter Coppage about the films he loves, new and old.


School Shooter Suspect Update

Man involved in shootout with officers near Highlands Elementary in court Thursday

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -- It's been less than two weeks since a man got into a shootout with police outside a Shawnee Mission school. Thursday morning, that suspect, 26-year-old Dylan Ruffin, will be in court. He's in jail with a $500,000 bond.


Rolling Tragedy Reported

Olathe man dies in bicycle race at Cheney Reservoir

CHENEY, Kan. (AP) - Reno authorities say an Olathe man died during a cycling race at Cheney Reservoir during the weekend. The Reno County Sheriff's office says 48-year-old William "Craig" Henwood died during the Rage Against the Chainring gravel bicycle race Saturday.


Last Slice Report

Kelso's Pizza closes its doors after 50 years in business in the Northland

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Customers lined up to get in to Kelso's Pizza one last time as the business opened its doors Tuesday afternoon. Kelso's first opened in 1969 on Liberty Square when Bill Kelso, a former pitcher for the Angels, retired from Major League Baseball.


Gun Safety Life Lessons Encouraged=

Experts recommend training even though it isn't required anymore to get a gun in Missouri

ST. CHARLES, MO (KMOV.com) - Police said the man who shot and paralyzed an Amazon delivery driver at a St. Charles Target had a conceal carry permit but that his shooting was not justifiable. "With proper training, that's a situation that never should have happened," said Paul Bastean, the lead firearm instructor at Ultimate Defense in St.


Kansas School Fight Cont'd

Kansas Association of School Boards Opposes New School Funding Plan

A Kansas school boards group plans to oppose an education funding bill that it says likely won't end a long-running court battle over how much the state spends. Like the governor's proposal, Republican Representative Kristey Williams says her plan would increase funding by $90 million next fiscal year to respond to a court ruling that says education spending is inadequate.


Show-Me Jeff City Secrecy

Missouri Lawmakers Seek To Shield The Emails That Voters Said Should Be Public

Any member of the public can go to the debates in Missouri House or Senate. And in November, voters said the discussions about legislation and strategy that lawmakers have in emails and other documents should be public knowledge, too.


Making Kangroos Feel At Home

Agrawal says UMKC needs to become a residential campus

In February of 2018, Mauli Agrawal became UMKC's new chancellor. He had many ambitious plans for the school he was coming to lead. Over a year later, and this still hasn't changed. "This city is poised for the future," said Agrawal.


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2 comments:

Fake News Fan said...

"Complete view"... Ha ha good one Tony.

We need all the humor we can muster at this point.

Braddy said...

^^^^ Completely screwed up view of KC. This is actually a really great town if you don't let the politics spoil it for you. That's why I can only take this blog in small doses. Some of the info is good but there is a lot of hate here. Too bad, I like the headlines and some of the photo selections.