Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Kansas City Tuesday News Double Take

Doubly tough news for purveyors of pop culture and pricey panties . . .

MarketWatch: Victoria’s Secret market share sinks as online brands grow

Barrons: Victoria’s Secret Parent L Brands Reports Earnings Tomorrow. Here’s What to Expect.

Closer to home, we've got another worthwhile collection of local news links worth a peek . . .

Kansas City Tuesday Flooding Report

Rain continues for KC Metro, raising fears of more floods

Breaking News WHEATLAND, Mo. (AP) - Heavy rain is expected to continue across most of Missouri as a line of storms moves through the state, increasing the likelihood of flooding the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. The National Weather Service said a line of thunderstorms and rain will move eastward through the day Tuesday.

Double Talk Concern

Seg. 1: Retail Health Care | Seg. 2: Rick Atkinson's Revolutionary Trilogy

As the country grapples with the ever-increasing cost of health care, we consider a model that minimizes the government's role and cuts out many middlemen. Two scholars describe a retail system that would subsidize care for the poor, allow consumers to make their own purchasing decisions, and help people focuse on the care they want and value.

Kansas City Day Drinking Crackdown

Impaired driving more than just a nighttime problem, expert says

Two separate traffic accidents in Kansas City shine an ugly light on the problem of impaired driving. Minutes apart Sunday, two children were hit and injured by drivers who were both arrested on suspicion of DUI they happened in the daytime.

Golden Ghetto Police Want To Talk With This Burly Dude Caught On Camera

Overland Park police asking for public's help with finding man connected to thefts

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man connected to several thefts. The Overland Park Police Department released photos of a man who they claim is tied to several thefts of high-end electronics that happened in the 9100 block of Metcalf.

Booze News Journalism

Bud Light tweeted a KC-specific beer nutritional label just for Chiefs fans

There are two things that get the King really excited: Bud Light and a great offenses like the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams. Many "Game of Thrones" fans lamented how the show ended, but it's nothing compared to what has happened to Bud Light since the height of its "Dilly Dilly" success.

Lady Struck Down Still Endures

Woman remains in hospital after being injured by lightning at Smithville Lake

SMITHVILLE, Mo. -A 55-year-old woman remains in the hospital after lightning injured her Saturday afternoon. Smithville Fire Chief dave cline said the woman and her husband were standing on the shore and fishing in Smithville Lake, near Jack Rabbit Bend in the Camp Branch area just before 2 p.m.

Kansas City Career Talk

GALLERY: What it takes to become a "sailor for a day" on the USS Harry S. Truman

KMBC 9's Steven Albritton traveled to Norfolk, Virginia, and become a "sailor for a day" with the U.S. Navy. Albritton went through the same training and rigors our sailors go through daily. He is also sharing the stories of Kansas City's hometown heroes serving in the U.S.

Another Artsy Local Gimmick

Nelson-Atkins Museum opens nine-hole mini golf course this weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The wait is over for miniature golf at Nelson-Atkins Museum. The nine-hole mini golf course opens Friday on the lawn next to the shuttlecocks. Each hole was inspired by a work of art. Tee times are available every 10 minutes.

Rock Chalk Healing And Assistance To Families Suffering

Kansas governor signs bill for use of medical THC CBD oil

Governor Laura Kelly signed a bill granting access to CBD oil with low levels of THC to treat chronic conditions.

Kansas City News History

From the KMBC Archives: Ruskin Heights tornado took 44 lives, injured 531 people 62 years ago

Since 1950, more than 300 tornadoes have been reported in the Kansas City metro area, but none of them compare to what happened on the evening of May 20, 1957.It's now known simply in Kansas City as the Ruskin Heights tornado.And 62 years later, it's still utterly astonishing to see the destruction the F5 tornado left on the south Kansas City neighborhood.

Cowtown Biz Secrets Revealed

Marshall Dougherty: Just launch already! (Stop polishing the cannonball and love your product)

Editor's note: The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's alone. Marshall Dougherty is a longtime developer of leaders and teams through his military and investment careers. Knocking down your enemy's castle in the 15th Century was hard work - nearly impossible, actually.

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