Saturday, August 24, 2019

Kansas City Saturday News Run

Speeding thru Saturday pop culture war news . . .

Saw1st: Daniella Karagach Arriving at Good Morning America in NY

NYPost: Why outrage over Sean Spicer’s casting on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ is a double standard

Daily Beast: Why Sean Spicer’s ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Casting Really Is That Pathetic

Closer to home, here are some of the news links we're watching this morning . . .

Kansas City Ruins Roads

Closure on Gillham Road by Children's Mercy isn't for construction but pedestrian safety

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- You might have noticed a change to the roads over by Children's Mercy Hospital, but it's not more construction. The city is hoping the closure will keep pedestrians safer. Driving down Gillham Road can be confusing.

Power Play Branding

Westar, KCP&L launch campaign to introduce their new brand name

Two Kansas utility companies that have recently merged have started a public education campaign to introduce the name of their new company. Westar Energy and Kansas City Power and Light merged in June, 2018 to form a new company that will be called Evergy. The name change becomes effective in October.

Local Artsy Troop Tribute

New DAV art gallery inspired by local veteran

A few months ago, Pat Deeter, a longtime member of the Independence Art Association, sat in the restaurant at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 in Independence and looked at the blank walls surrounding her."We eat lunch and dinner here quite often, and I kept looking at those white walls and thought, 'Boring!'

Suburban Hot Mess

Overnight fire damages a Lee's Summit daycare facility

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo -- A midnight check on a fire alarm led to Lee's Summit firefighters working to save the International Children's Academy at 905 SE Douglas. Fire crews were called to the business to investigate the automatic fire alarm.

Local Storage Ablaze

KC firefighters battle warehouse fire late Friday

Kansas City firefighters spent Friday night battling a large fire in a warehouse on Troost Avenue near Brush Creek Boulevard.Crews were called about 11:15 p.m. to the area. By the time firefighters arrived to the scene, the fire was fully involved.

Rock Chalk Scribe Review

This Best-Selling Lawrence Author's Novel Is About A Knight In Shining Armor With Autism

A knight in shining armor with autism is the hero of Lawrence novelist Bryn Greenwood's new book, " The Reckless Oath We Made." A voice tells him to "champion" a waitress he meets in a Wichita physical therapy session, and the two careen off on a dangerous mission.

Katie Talks The Weekend

Brief rain showers possible, high near 78 Saturday

There could be a few light rain showers Saturday. It will be breezy. Look for a high near 78 degrees.

Missy Elliott - Throw It Back is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Another day in Sly's Shithole of The Plains

Anonymous said...

Kansas City firefighters spent Friday night battling a large fire in a warehouse on Troost Avenue near Brush Creek Boulevard.

Owner must have gotten an obscene property tax assessment.

Anonymous said...

I think Jackson County is going to see a lot of suspicious fires due to the tax assessments. Better not cut the FD budget yet......unless the firemen are setting the fires like they did in the 70s and 80s.