Friday, March 29, 2019

Kansas City News Link Pool Friday



Despite our local weather weirdness, hottie bikini promo has us thinking about Spring.

FC: Nestle pushes back against claim that “not one drop” of Poland Spring Water is natural

Atlantic: Spring Is on the Way

Forbes: Spring Fashion 2019: How To Shop The Mock Croc Trend

Closer to home, here are more than a few news items worth checking:



Busted KCMO Infrastructure Good For Biz

Pothole damage brings big business for local auto shop

Hide Transcript Show Transcript WHERE BUSINESS HAS BEEN BOOMING. >> DOWN THESE AISLES. YOU CAN FIND ANY WHEEL YOU WANT. >> FROM THE CRAZY, BIG WHEELS AND LOW-PROFILE TIRES TO YOUR SIMPLE STUFF. >> BUT IT'S THE WHEELS YOU DON'T WANT. THAT HAVE BEEN ROLLING IN TO KC TRENDS MOTORSPORTS.


Kansas City Tech Payday

Experts: Coastal VCs getting FOMO on KC; PayIt's $100M+ proves it

Landing more than $100 million in funding is no small feat for PayIt - or any startup, John Thomson said with a mix of humble confidence. "Wins beget wins, and it helps to build the ecosystem," said Thomson, CEO and co-founder of PayIt.


Show-Me Bullet Train Back On

Amtrak to resume service between Kansas City, St. Louis next week

Amtrak announced Friday that its Missouri River Runner Service between Kansas City and St. Louis will resume on Monday.The service has been suspended since March 19 because there is increased freight train traffic because of flooding in the Midwest.Amtrak said in a news release that chartered buses will cover the Amtrak route and stop at all stations as close to the train schedules as possible, but delays are to be expected.Passengers were urged check their train status on Amtrak.com before departing.


Snail Mail Kindness Delivered

Local mail carrier adopts dog he found along route and saved

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A local mail carrier who found an abandoned dog along his route a few weeks ago, officially adopted the dog he saved. According to a Facebook post from KC Pet Project, Kansas City was recovering from -5 degree temperatures with the windchill when Nate found Sloan.


B-Ball Weekend Awaits

What to know before heading to Sprint Center for Sweet 16

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Thousands of out-of-town fans will be heading to the Sprint Center this weekend to watch their teams play in the Midwest Regional Tournament. Number one seed North Carolina will play fifth seed Auburn at 6:30 p.m., followed by second seed Kentucky against Houston.


The World According To McTavish

6 Spectacular Things To Do In Kansas City This Weekend

Ready to meet the commander of the Starship Enterprise? Scream like a maniac for a Sweet Sixteen college basketball team? Participate in a preserved dead animal parade? Take it easy, there's plenty of time to tackle all of that and more in what's shaping up to be a big weekend for spectacular stuff to do.


Thundersnow Threatens Kansas City

Odd mix of rain, thunder and snow for Kansas City through Saturday

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- The rain and thunderstorms are moving into and through the region as expected. There have been a few thunderstorms just west of Kansas City that have produced some nickel- to dime-sized hail. "I would expect the chance for marginally severe hail to continue through the evening hours," StormTrack5 Meteorologist Brett Anthony said.


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