Thursday, August 01, 2019

Kansas City Thursday News Link Pool Look

Inspired by the hottest reality TV mom who also wins the Internets social media spam game, here's a quick dive into pop culture politics . . .

Page6: Kourtney Kardashian gets naked for work

Fox News: Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump

Atlantic: Will Trump’s Racist Attacks Help Him? Ask Blue-Collar White Women.

Closer to home, these somewhat nicer news links inspire our morning . . .

KCMO Quinton Lucas Takeover

Quinton Lucas to be sworn in as Kansas City's new mayor

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) - Kansas City is set to inaugurate its new mayor. Quinton Lucas will take office following a swearing-in ceremony Thursday morning at City Hall. Lucas, a 34-year-old black man, will succeed two-term Mayor Sly James. He defeated outgoing Councilwoman Jolie Justus in the mayor's race in June.

Cowtown Sickness Listicle

These are the best hospitals around Kansas City, according to national rankings

The University's of Kansas Hospital is about to open the cutting-edge Cambridge Tower, with neuroscience, surgical oncology and other specialties. The University of Kansas Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital again topped U.S. News & World Report's rankings of best hospitals in Kansas City.

Show-Me Emergency Collabo

Rep. Cleaver, Gov. Parson discuss relief with farmers

ODESSA, Mo. - As the Midwest continues to deal with damage caused by major spring floods, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II met face-to-face Tuesday with farmers to hear more about agricultural concerns and the need for assistance.

Local Vape Fear Persists

'We should be smarter than that': Researchers keep warning yet teens are vaping more than ever

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- You've no doubt seen the headlines surrounding e-cigarettes: the potential dangers, the restrictions, the stats on how many people -- especially teens -- use them. Researchers are undoubtedly worried about that last one. Despite the fact that e-cigarettes are illegal for anyone under 18, one in every five teens admits to vaping.

Kansas City Lives With Mistake

Royals Rumors: Alex Gordon not going anywhere

This time last year, any mention of Alex Gordon being a potential trade piece would have been hilarious. The longtime member of the Kansas City Royals was having a rough go of it at the plate in the first three years of his massive contract. This season has been different though.

Local Old School Celebraiton

A 'Venerable' Kansas City Personality Is Excited To Move To A Town Where Nobody Knows Her

Missy Koonce has figured out that "weird ages well." For 30 years, the actor, writer and director has entertained Kansas City with her character acting, parodies of old shows like "Bonanza," and for a while, as owner of Bar Natasha.

Local Rain Redux

Flash flood watch issued as rounds of rain expected this week

It will be mostly dry Wednesday evening. Temperatures will drop into the upper 60s. Another batch of rain and storms will move through the area Thursday. Heavy rain is a possibility. The metro is in flash flood watch through Saturday morning.

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Anonymous said...

What would Cleaver know about farming or flooding? This whole spring has been flooding and all Cleaver is worried about is trying to impeach Trump which is NOT going to happen. Cleaver as usual has done nothing for his district never has!

Anonymous said...

^^and yet he as. Weird.

Sly James Frosty Shit Hole City said...

Enjoy those property tax increases!

Anonymous said...

Ok weird boy at 7:16. What exactly has Cleaver done for KC?

Anonymous said...

"Lucas, a 34-year-old black man, will succeed two-term Mayor Sly James."

Reporter forgot to say Sly is a black man. Two term "black mayor". Something like that.

Anonymous said...

Why do the kartrashians fixated on showing off their ginormous fat ass’s? Fat ass’s are so last year, and they’re disgusting.

Anonymous said...

8:08 slumlord sLIE is an Uncle Tom so.....

Anonymous said...

^^ he's not the mayor anymore geezer! Call your doctor, sign a DNR! It's time to go bye bye!

Anonymous said...

Kourtney suddenly remembers that Scott had invited the entire 42 member Morehouse University Maroon Tigers Football team to drop by the house for "lunch" while he was out of town.

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