Tribute to classic hottie Jessica and a look at bedding issues . . .
FastCompany: We’re too damn exhausted to do anything about lack of sleep, survey finds
PsychToday: How Your Sleep Can Impact Distraction Levels
Time: Can You Really Catch Up on Lost Sleep? Here's What the Science Says
Closer to home, here's the links we're watching tonight . . .
Kansas City Busts Dumper
The Kansas City Police Department says it has busted an illegal tire dumper.The KCPD said a surveillance camera captured a man dumping 54 tires out of a truck in the Ivanhoe neighborhood on Aug. 23, 2018.
Kansas Brew Gets STRONGER
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A big change is coming on the Kansas side of the border that's been fought about for years. Higher alcohol content in beer will be sold at grocery and convenience stores starting on April 1.
Big Bucks For Old School Swindle
The operators of a sweepstakes scam that affected senior citizens and others will forfeit $30 million in cash and assets under a settlement announced by the Missouri Attorney General's Office and the Federal Trade Commission.The agencies said Thursday that the settlement is a record for both the attorney general and FTC for a sweepstakes scam.The agencies say Kevin Brandes, William Graham and Charles Floyd Anderson sent deceptive mailers to consumers worldwide.
Mapping Construction Crisis
The Missouri Department of Transportation is warning motorists to expect massive impacts to traffic as part of a bridge replacement and reconfiguration project at the I-70 and I-435 interchange. MoDOT said on Thursday, March 7, and Friday, March 8, crews are expected to close the right lane of eastbound I-70 from 18th Street to Cleveland Avenue from 9 a.m.
Kansas City Caddy Displayed
The Greater Kansas City Auto Show is showcasing the Cadillac XT4 - the newest vehicle produced in the Kansas City area. Although sales of the XT4 kicked off in October, this is the first time that the Kansas City Business Journal has gotten a look inside the new vehicle, which is produced at the General Motors Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Kan.
School Selection Starts Now
Families of prospective charter school students who used a common application have received their offers and will have until March 22 to pick their top choice on School App KC. Sixteen of Kansas City's 22 charter schools agreed to use a common application for the first time this year.
Biz Lesson Tonight
LaunchKC has landed in Austin for SXSW and is planting a flag in the ground for Kansas City this weekend, said Drew Solomon. Now in its fifth year as an industry focused accelerator for tech startups, LaunchKC attracts hundreds of entrepreneurs each year to apply and compete for $500,000 in grants, and the opportunity to build their businesses in Kansas City.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now .. .