Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Kansas City Midweek Skinny

Just a few news links that define our pop culture morning news cycle . . .

Saw1st: Olivia Culpo in Esquire Mexico Magazine Photoshoot – April 2019

Bustle: Celebrity Fat-Shaming Affects How Women Think About Weight, Reveals New Research

TMZ: Zedd & Olivia Culpo New Couple Alert?!? Flirty Coachella Weekend!!!

Closer to home, these local news links offer a glimpse at what the MSM is reporting . . .

Local Work Life Training: NextGen Should Focus On Building Condos For The 1%
Kansas City Construction Career Academy Trains Next Generation of Skilled Workers
Kansas City FAIL To Plan

KCQ: Why does a bridge along I-70 go nowhere in Kansas City? | The Kansas City Star

A bridge at the Benton curve along Interstate 70 in Kansas City seems to serve no purpose. Why is it there? J.P. Morgan of Olathe suspects most people haven't noticed the bridge that goes nowhere in Kansas City, even though thousands of drivers pass it on their daily commutes.

Kansas City History Crumbles

KC's Folly Theater seeking donations after costly repair

Kansas City's Folly Theater is asking for donations to replenish its building fund after a costly repair for a burst pipe.

Kansas City Morning Traffic Trouble

I-435 westbound in Kansas closed before Lackman due to multiple injury crashes

All lanes of westbound I-435 are closed in Kansas just before Lackman Road due to multiple crashes in the area involving multiple vehicles.This incident happened around 5:50 a.m. Officials with the Kansas Highway Patrol said there are at least three separate incidents in that area each involving at least two vehicles.

Season Of Storm Spam Awaits

Metro storm spotters, chasers prepare for possibility of severe weather

OLATHE, Kan. - The chance for severe weather this week has storm spotters on standby if conditions turn violent. John Hale and Carl Hobi have been fascinated with the weather practically their entire lives. "We live to chase. That's what we love to do," Hale said.

Local Immigration Teaching Moment
Academie Lafayette's planned trip to France to take on new meaning
Play Up Kansas City Hype

Kansas City's Very Own Drumline, "Chiefs Rumble," is Holding Tryouts

The squad will include 30 performers this season, providing an ample opportunity for Chiefs Kingdom's most musically-inclined fans to get involved. Initially modeled after collegiate drumlines, the Chiefs Rumble began as a way of igniting excitement amongst fans tailgating in the parking lot prior to games.

Wednesday Weather Warning

Damaging winds possible with thunderstorms Wednesday evening

There is the threat of severe weather with thunderstorms Wednesday evening.

Kodak Black - Expeditiously is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Always traffic trouble in the morning. Wish KC knew how to actually plan streets.

Anonymous said...

^^Grow up. There are no traffic problems in KC compared to other cities. Find something else to cry about. Traffic problems aren't one.

Anonymous said...

Geesus, if you're bitching about KC traffic, you've never been anywhere.

CocoGaugin said...

The drum line should play in the flash mob repeat in the 15 year anniversary of the downtown library...oh wait, trolley is in the way. No Library cart drill team either. Just saying, go big or go home.