Thursday, July 25, 2019

Kansas City Thursday Morning News Look

A quick peek at enduring Latina hotness to inspire the start of today wherein temperatures might start to rise a bit . . .

Hollywood Tuna: Sofia Vergara’s Old Body Is Slammin’

MedNews: Why do women have less sex as they age?

Chicago Tribune: Having a paying job may help fend off Alzheimer’s disease in women

Closer to home, here are some of the nicer news links we're checking to start the morning . . .

City Hall Needs Tech Cash Help

KCMO turns to entrepreneurs for new ideas on budget support; Advocates to rally at work sessions

Raised voices and a commitment to civic engagement earned entrepreneurs an additional $350,000 in city support for the 2019 budget year and a second attempt is about to begin, explained Rick Usher. "It really goes back to when the resident work sessions started in 2018," Usher, KCMO assistant city manager for entrepreneurship and small business, said in anticipation of three resident work sessions set to return Aug.

Celebrate Chili Centennial

Dixon's Famous Chili in Independence set to mark 100 years

Eating Dixon's chili sometimes as a kid gave him his power as a baseball player, former major leaguer Bob Dernier jokingly says.One could note that Dernier, a Raytown South High School alum who lives in Kansas City, thrived more as a player being fleet afoot and hit just 23 home runs in his 10-year career in the 1980s with the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs.But at 62 he still enjoys eating at a childhood favorite diner, still appearing to maintain his playing-days weight of about 160

St. Joe Fanboys Commute

St. Joseph getting ready for rush of Chiefs fans

ST. JOSEPH, MO (KCTV) -- Downtown St. Joseph is rolling out the red carpet for the Chiefs and their fans this weekend. People have been working all day to make sure everything is ready for the start of a championship season. One by one, the lights in St.

Pre-K Debate In The Dotte
Kansas City Kids Don't Just Need Pre-K, Experts Say - They Need Education Starting At Birth
Forgotten War Redux

Group works to honor dwindling number of Korean War vets

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Inside a quiet meeting room at the Truman Memorial Building on Wednesday, there were more empty seats than people at a table set for a dozen. Most of the event brochures and group information packets sat untouched as staff from the front desk at the building occasionally walked past the room.

Rehabbing Footballer Defense

Arrowheadlines: 'Defensive overhaul' is THE story of Chiefs training camp

NFL training camp primer: Sleeper team, breakout players, more | Things I'm tracking in training camp Kansas City Chiefs ' defensive overhaul The Chiefs are switching to a different base defense (4-3) under a new defensive coordinator (Steve Spagnuolo).

Goodbye Glory Days

Salvador Perez: Questioning His Future

Salvador Perez is a future Royals Hall of Famer, without a doubt. Hell, maybe he has a chance to make the MLB Hall of Fame, as far fetched as that sounds. While character and loyalty aren't tributes that snag you a ticket into Cooperstown, Salvy's stats might one day get the job done.

Martika - Toy Soldiers is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Rick Usher is one dumb freaking moron.

Anonymous said...

$350,000 (taxpayer cash) handed over to idiots who's specialty is creating money losing ventures.

Anonymous said...

There's hope, newspaper fans - maybe the Columbia Tribune will open a store-front branch in KCMO when the Star goes away!

There won't be much news to report in KC, just th latest East Side murder score and the latest wat City Hall found to hand tax money to Developers without voter approval, but it wouldn't be worth their time to run any sort of crappy "editorial" opinion content.

Since the Trib beat the Star on coverage of Dixon's Centennial, this can probably be taken as a sign that they see how easy it is to step into the KC market with coverage of things that really matter to the people of the KC area.

Anonymous said...


We all live in a yellow Sofia-machine!!!

Anonymous said...

@8:48AM-get a clue geezer, NO ONE READS NEWSPAPERS ANYMORE! Only geezers who check the obits for their friends who they are estranged from anyway! Literally nobody cares or reads them anymore!

Anonymous said...

No so - thousands of Kansas Citians check the Star each day, hoping to find YOUR OBITUARY!

Just look around the Library there, the paper is in huge demand.

Anonymous said...

^^and yet it's not. Weird.

Anonymous said...

Makes me want to head up to Dixon's again. Back in the Raytown days, we'd head up every Sunday afternoon, except during home games.