Right now we talk "renaissance" for a global brand and international influence . . .
Adweek: Is Taking the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Off Network TV a Step Toward a New Dawn for the Brand?
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Kansas City Stock On Right Track
Shares of Kansas City Southern KSU have rallied 26.6% so far this year, outperforming the industry's 23.3% increase. Reasons Behind the Price Surge Impressive growth in carload volumes has been bolstering the company's performance. Although volumes dipped during the first quarter of 2019 due to service disruption, the 2019 outlook for the same is encouraging.
Talking Kansas City Ford Plant
A worker at Ford's Claycomo assembly plant inspects parts for the Transit commercial van. 2014 Star file photo Changes jolting the global auto industry could hit Kansas City sooner than we think - with devastating impact on the region's economy.
Docs Work Border War
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FOR LICENSING AND DISCIPLINING MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS. KMBC 9'S WILLIAM JOY SHOWS HOW YOU MAY HAVE A DOCTOR BARRED FROM PRACTICING IN ANOTHER STATE AND NOT EVEN KNOW IT. WILLIAM: EVERY DAY, TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE CROSS BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN KANSAS AND MISSOURI BUT FOR MEDICAL , PROFESSIONALS, DISCIPLINE SOMETIMES STOPS AT THE STATE LINE.
Metro Flood Fear Endures
HOLT COUNTY, Mo. - People who live and work along Interstate 29 in northwest Missouri have seen "road closed" signs off and on since March, and it continues to take a toll on businesses that rely on highway traffic. "It's like a ghost town," said Mendy Lewis, who manages the Garden Inn Truck Plaza just off the highway in Forest City.
Tales From The Pole
Shelley Staib held the "best job ever" for 30 years. In 1975, the Shawnee writer was one of the first women to become a lineman for Bell Systems. The position gave her a great deal of independence, allowed her to work outside, and every day was different. She's now retired.
Tracking Local Flood Control
With the Missouri River at moderate flooding and the Kansas River at minor flooding in Wyandotte County, water releases are increasing from reservoirs upstream. The levees have overtopped again within the past few days at the Wolcott area of Kansas City, Kansas, on the Missouri River, near I-435.
Weekend Weather Mixed Results
Saturday's storms will be low on the severity scale.
NF - The Search is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .