A pool of links as a truck needs rescue right now in Brush "Flush" Creek:
In more glamorous news, here's just a bit of pop culture info as we work our way to the weekend, take a peek:
Page6: Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian team up and more star snaps
TMZ: Kim Kardashian Helps Free FL Inmate from Life Sentence for Drug Offense
Refinery29: Years After Insulting Kim Kardashian's Butt, Paris Hilton Makes A Song About It
Closer to home, here are the news items that have our attention:
KCMO Foodie Jobs Coming Sooon???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After months of lobbying by legislative leaders, Kansas City made the short list Friday to become the home for two United States Department of Agriculture agencies. The two agencies are the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Economic Research Service. USDA Secretary Sonny Purdue made the announcement Friday.
Downtown Swagger Jacking Crossroads
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Power and Light District is now joining the Kansas City, Missouri, neighborhoods hosting events on the first Friday of the month. P & L will host a street fest called "Urbana" from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. near 14th and Walnut streets.
Nice Nod Across State Line
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- U.S. News & World Report has listed Sumner Academy of Arts and Science as one of the best high schools in the nation and the best in Kansas. The organization released the list on Friday. It ranks Sumner as the 55th best high school in the country and 17th among magnet high schools.
Naughty Time Fear In Kansas
A health department in southwest Kansas says a prankster spoofed its number to falsely notify people that they may have contracted a sexually transmitted disease.The Finney County Health Department said in a Facebook post that the calls are "NOT FROM US!"
Kansas City Weather Flashback
Saturday marks the 16th anniversary of one of the most violent tornado outbreaks in Kansas City history.It was May 4, 2003.KMBC 9 First Alert chief meteorologist Bryan Busby, First Alert meteorologist Pete Grigsby and NewChopper 9 pilot Johnny Rowlands look back at the day 77 tornadoes touched down in nine states, with four of those tornadoes leaving massive destruction in the metro.Rowlands and NewsChopper 9 started tracking the storm as it formed by the Legends in Kansas City, Kansas.
Nearby City College Winning
A $30 million investment at Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas, will mean more classroom space and state-of-the-art technology for students. "What we're doing now is creating the first-rate education that our students are getting because we've always been in hand me downs," Donnelly College President Monsignor Stuart Swetland said.
Weekend Science Reveals Forecast
We'll see leftover rain showers Friday night. The low will drop down to 45 degrees. After a foggy start, sunshine will rule the day. Look for a high near 70. Te...
McTavish List Offers Weekend Good Times
It's time to lose that jacket and explore some of the cool outdoor activities that May has to offer. The alfresco action ranges from art browsing to Maypole fun to a "Star Wars" lightsaber battle royal - and that's only this weekend. If May were any cooler, you might have to find that jacket!
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .