Thursday, August 29, 2019

Kansas City Thursday Night News Walk



A glimpse at the discourse among the elite:

HawtCelebs: CANDICE SWANEPOEL at The Perfect Candidate Screening at 76th Venice Film Festival

QZ: Even the Trump trade war is sexist

Forbes: Could This Be How We Make Fast Fashion Sustainable?

Closer to home, here are the local news links we're watching tonight . . .

Urban Core Backside Cleanup

Northeast KC residents clearing out alleys to deter crime, encourage positive foot traffic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Communities in Northeast Kansas City are attempting to deter crime by cleaning up. Alleyway renovations are happening in both residential and commercial areas. "One alley at a time, we're cleaning it of debris, trash, and illegal activities," said Bobbi Baker-Hughes, Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce president and CEO and manager of the Independence Avenue Improvement District.


Local Tech Humble Brag

Ego gets you in trouble - open ears get you business, UMKC E-Scholars mentor says

If ego runs the show, a founder won't succeed, Jene' Hong said as she cracked jokes laced with straightforward advice.


Local Lit Saving Grace

Community steps up to keep unique NKC bookstore going

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some in the North Kansas City community are rallying to help a local bookstore begin a new chapter as it searches for a new home. Steel's Used Books on East 18th Avenue near Swift Avenue has been a neighborhood mainstay.


Golden Ghetto Youngster Help

New mental health program offered to Johnson County schools

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - The Johnson County Mental Health Center is working to change the stigma around mental health in high schools. The center created a new mental health program, called Mental Wellness Basics, that it's offering to every public and private school in the county.


Show-Me Cash Fix

Missouri gets $20M grant to replace 40 deteriorating bridges

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri is getting a more than $20 million federal grant to replace deteriorating bridges. Gov. Mike Parson's office in a Thursday announcement said the $20.7 million grant will pay to replace 40 bridges in northern Missouri. State Bridge Engineer Dennis Heckman says the bridges slated for repair are on average 77 years old.


Rock Chalk KCK Campus

PHOTOS: Go inside KU Health's new Strawberry Hill campus - Kansas City Business Journal

Take a look inside The University of Kansas Health System's new Strawberry Hill campus, which is the new home of a 47-bed behavioral and psychiatric facility in downtown Kansas City, Kan.


Weather Warning Tonight

Some storms Thursday night could be on strong side

KANSAS CITY, IT WILL ARRIVE CLOSER TO THE 10:00 NEWSCAST. CLOUDS THICKEN UP AND TEMPERATURES GO INTO THE 80'S, BUT THE BETTER CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL HOLD UP. STILL A TWO OUT OF FIVE ON OUR SCALE. SOME STORMS COULD PRODUCE THE WIND AND HAIL DAMAGE, WHICH IS WHY YOU SEE THE WARNINGS THAT ARE OUT.


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

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Q isn't interested in anybody who isn't bringing money into Sly's Shit Hole City.

Did you know that?

Anonymous said...

All he does is tweet and do selfies. Following in Slies footsteps.

Anonymous said...

Look at the bright side. At least he doesn't wear a bow tie and clown suit.

Anonymous said...

Who knows maybe he can stop sucking dick long enough to accomplish something that’s if he doesn’t take it up the ass in the interim

Anonymous said...

Like ms Hong says earning $19,741 a month part time working at home on your computer is the key.