Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Kansas City Midweek News Serving Tonight



Tonight we roundup the news scene with a pop star hottie earning bad reviews for her culture war attention-grabbing Instagram political advocacy.

Checkit:

Hollywood Tuna: Miley Cyrus Should Stick To Music And Topless Pictures

DCist: Go Home Already: Miley Cyrus Evidently Ripped Off A D.C. Baker’s Abortion Cake

Peeps: Miley Cyrus Responds After Baker Calls Out Her Planned Parenthood Campaign for 'Direct Theft'

Closer to home, here's a taste of the important news links for tonight . . .

Kansas City Play Time Ranked
Kansas City ranks middle of the map for gamers, study says


Local Student Life Lesson

College gave KC-area students 'worthless' course credits, 'crippling debt,' suit says

Two former students of National American University are suing the for-profit school, claiming they were tricked into borrowing thousands of dollars in student loans with false promises about the quality of the education and job prospects they would have when they graduated.


Old School Trend Earns Local Redux

Hard Rock Hotel plans summer construction start in Edwardsville - Kansas City Business Journal

The developer behind the Hard Rock Hotel in Edwardsville is finalizing plans and aiming to start construction in the summer, the Edwardsville city manager told the Kansas City Business Journal. City Manager Mike Webb said the project, proposed in August 2018, is still moving forward, though a series of minor revisions in plans along the way caused delays.


Float Down By The River

Parkville business owners say flooding keeping customers away

Hide Transcript Show Transcript >> IT IS FRUSTRATING. WITH US BEING A NEW BUSINESS WE WERE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO THE SUMMER AND THE PARK BEING OPEN. TANNER TODD WITH THE RIVERPARK PUB AND EATERY KNOWS THAT NOT GOING TO HAPPEN ANY TIME SOON AND HE'S SAYS THE BUSINESS I FEELING IT >> THEY DON'T WANT TO STAY.


Show-Me Meatless Tag

Producers of meat-free food items suing over Missouri meat-labeling law

Breaking News JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Settlement discussions are under way over a lawsuit challenging a Missouri measure making it a misdemeanor crime to promote plant-based food products as "meat." A federal court document dated Monday says attorneys for Missouri and vegetarian food entities who sued are working diligently toward a settlement agreement as part of a court-ordered mediation process.


Moldy Rock Chalk Price-tag Revealed

KU pays $40K to settle mold lawsuit by former student-athlete

The University of Kansas is paying a former student-athlete $40,000 to settle her lawsuit against the school, in which she claimed mold in vents to her dorm room made her sick. Though the university still denies her claims, it will pay Laine R. Evans $20,000 and her attorneys $20,000 to settle the suit without going [...]


Kansas City Zoo Is Big-Ass Prison According To Animal Rights Activists

'Zoo View:' Welcome to Kansas City Cairo

With today's "Zoo View," we meet Cairo, a 3-year-old hippopotamus that's new to the Kansas City Zoo. Cairo came to the zoo from the Gulf Breeze Zoo in Florid...


And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

The current hippo exhibit was never meant for full size hippos, the idiot director before the current one couldn’t get pygmy hippo’s so he lied to another zoo about the size of the exhibit, needless to say they were some angry zoo officials when they got here. Don’t even get me started on how crappy and dangerous the African section is......

Anonymous said...

^^Yes..we don't want to get you started. This worthless mess of drivel was enough for us all. Go find something else to complain about. I'm sure you will!

Anonymous said...

"Abortion is health care." If that's true, so are public executions.

Anonymous said...

I agree with that.