Saturday, May 04, 2019

The Kansas City Saturday Night News Look

A quick glimpse at pop culture image making for tonight . . .

NYT: The Racial Bias Built Into Photography

Closer to home here are a few more news links we're checking for right now . . .

Kansas City Winning Saturday

Offense shines early as the Royals smack the Tigers, 15-3

Coming into Saturday afternoon, the Royals had combined for 17 runs the last two times Chris Owings didn't find himself in the starting lineup. In today's instance, the result remained the same as Kansas City pounded the Tigers pitching staff for 15 runs on 19 hits in route to a 15-3 win.

Lee's Summit Tribute Tonight

Family celebrates life of Dwane Simmons at funeral Saturday

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - The family of a Lee's Summit man shot to death last weekend in Topeka, Kansas, celebrated the 23-year-old's life Saturday at a funeral in his hometown, noting how he always said goodbye and showed his love.

Cable Company Service

Comcast Cares Day volunteers help rehab food pantry

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Volunteers began to transform a former early education center into a library and food pantry Saturday, which the Community Services League will operate in northeast Independence. Employees from Comcast helped make it possible as part of the 18th annual Comcast Cares Day.

Meet The New Chief

Forget the comparisons to Tyreek Hill-Mecole Hardman wants to be Mecole Hardman

NFL fans and analysts have been quick to compare Kansas City Chiefs rookie wide receiver Mecole Hardman to Tyreek Hill. And why wouldn't they? Hardman, 21, offers similar blazing speed, he is a project coming out of college at the WR position, and the Chiefs traded up in the second round of the NFL Draft to get him with Hill not currently partaking in any team activities.

Kansas Political Debt Payback???

Kansas congressman forgives his own loans to campaign

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) - Freshman Republican Congressman Steve Watkins of Kansas has forgiven $225,100 in loans he made to his 2018 campaign, according to a letter filed with the Federal Election Commission. The Kansas City Star reports Watkins had given his campaign nearly half a million dollars in loans during the seven-way GOP primary for an open eastern Kansas congressional seat.

Show-Me Night Sky

Shooting the Milky Way in Missouri

Living in St. Louis almost my entire life, I was lead to believe the lights of the bustling city were too bright to make seeing stars anywhere nearby impossible. As I grew older and started getting serious about photography, I realized that was correct... kinda. You see, if you're within an hour of St.

Kansas City Lady Fights Coming Soon

Invicta FC 35 Announced for June 7 in Kansas City

Invicta FC had one of the best events of the year last night. Invicta Phoenix Rising featured a one-night tournament reminiscent of UFC 1, or PRIDE. It was a strawweight tournament that featured some of Invicta's mainstays, as well as former UFC talent.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

The New York Times is absolutely correct in saying there is a racial bias endemic to Photography.
Every photograph taken of a black person looks ugly.

Anonymous said...

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