Lots of important items from around the metro, take a look at this afternoon collection. Checkit:
Talking Global Climate Change Hot Mess And Local Girl Power Legacy
Segment 1: Expert in climate impact says ending poverty and hunger should be part of our strategy to protect the planet. The lead author on several assessments for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change described the social causes and consequences of climate change on the fate of the disadvantaged and disempowered.
Dead-Tree Double Standard???
There was an interesting contrast between recent front-page stories in The Star about Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids and Republican Sen. Josh Hawley. While Davids is praised for her quiet approach, (April 13, "Rep. Davids' approach endears her to fellow Democrats") Hawley is described as "defiant" in his first 100 days in the Senate.
Police: Bad Hombre Wanted For Meth Town Graffiti Masterpiece
Independence Police Department SOURCE: Independence Police Department The Independence Police Department is asking for help to identify a person in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation into the burglary and vandalism of a historic site.Police posted three photos to Facebook of a subject wanted in connection with investigations into burglary and vandalism at the Bingham-Waggoner Estate on Pacific Avenue in Independence.
Show-Me Cash Crop New Hotness
In December 2018, O'Fallon, Missouri-based author Jen Hobbs was about to hand off the full manuscript for her now-released book arguing for the legalization and potential of hemp. Then something completely unexpected happened in Washington. "The 2018 Farm Bill passed with hemp legalization from the federal government, and they did that right in the middle of the government shutdown," Hobbs recalled on Tuesday's St.
Local Talker Switcheroo
610 Sports Radio in Kansas City has their new afternoon co-host, staying in house to pair Sean Levine with Carrington Harrison on The Drive. Levine takes over for Brad Fanning as co-host of The Drive, who spent two years partnered with Harrison on the 2 - 6pm show.
Plaza Selling Season Update
JLL Capital Markets closed the sale of Park Central Plaza I and II in the Country Club Plaza submarket of Kansas City, Missouri, for an undisclosed purchase price. The properties total 148,217 square feet of office space and are currently 95.9 percent occupied.
Double Take: Zuck Buys KC Tech
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the primary philanthropic vehicle for Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has made its first investment in Kansas City to improve public education. LEANLAB Education partners with communities and entrepreneurs in co-creating solutions to improve local education. LEANLAB Education will now partner with CZI to research the complex processes that schools undertake to...
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