Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Kansas City Tuesday News Link Meditation



Hottie Jordan has switched her emphasis to health & fashion but we admire her hustle neverheless and she inspires us to take a peek at a platform that's also in transition . . .

Verge: The phone case models use to subvert Instagram

Jalopnik: A Guide To Making Your Next Motorcycle Wreck More Instagrammable

CNN: Instagram got us hooked on likes. What happens when they're gone?

Closer to home, here are some news links that are somewhat nicer and still worth a link right now . . .

Local Po-Po Inspiration

KCPD help mentor youth with Lead to Read program

Hide Transcript Show Transcript DIFFERENCE IN KANSAS CITY. SUMMER, YEAH. HALEY: LIKE MOST FAIRY TALES. THERE ARE GOOD GUYS AND BAD GUYS. NO ONE KNOWS THAT BETTER THAN MAJOR MARK FOLSOM. I THINK MOST POLICEMEN WANT TO HELP PEOPLE. THAT'S WHY THEY GET IN THE BUSINESS. THAT NEVER WENTAWAY FOR ME.


Perfect Village Spy Tech Debate

Prairie Village leaders consider parameters for recreational drone users

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - Drones can capture some awesome images, but they also bring security and privacy concerns. After a narrow vote that needed a tiebreaker, one Johnson County city is a step closer to passing new rules for recreational drone use.


Meth Town Weed Fight

Couple hopes they're approved for medical marijuana license

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- We're one step closer to the time when medical marijuana dispensaries will begin popping up around Kansas City. The Department of Health and Senior Services, or DHSS, just closed their window for facility applications.


Join The Fire Fight

KCKFD offers paid program to recruit paramedics

The Kansas City, Kansas, Fire Department is starting a program to recruit more paramedics amid a national shortage. KCKFD will pay for paramedic schools for EMTs and offer then a salary while attending class with the promise of a waiting job.


Suburban Po-Po Storage Needed

Lee's Summit police in need of new locker room

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -- It's no question, there isn't enough space in the Lee's Summit Police Department's 20-year-old building for the more than 100 officers on the force. But because of the growing number of officers and a limited number of lockers, the standard lockers that each officers were given 20 years ago aren't holing up.


Good Local Drama For A Change

KCAT's beautifully performed "A Doll's House" still resonates - KC STUDIO

And so, in the end, Nora just did it. She gathered her things, told her husband goodbye, and slammed the door on her way out. In so doing she left not only her spouse, but two young children and an upper middle-class life that came with all the requisite bourgeois benefits.


Soggy & Steamy Outlook

Rain, storm chances increase for your Wednesday

Hide Transcript Show Transcript HERE'S A LOOK AT THE EVENING FORECAST, THE IMPACT GRAPHIC. A COUPLE OF ISOLATED STORMS A POSSIBILITY THROUGH 7:00 P.M.. THEN IT IS JUST HUMID. 85 DEGREES THEN, NOT THAT COMFORTABLE. HIS FIRST ALER FUTURESCAN ON THE PROGRESS IN THE EVENING AND WEDNESDAY.


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

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

"national shortage" of paramedics? That's a myth. There's no shortage of medics. There's a shortage of people who want to work their ass off to make less money than the guys who work on fire trucks and get paid more.

Every place I've seen crying about a "national shortage" is paying far less than they should. The reality is that the average starting wage for most places is $60k/yr for medics. The places paying in the 30s are always crying they don't have enough people. Gee, I wonder why?

Anonymous said...

Sequel to A Doll's House: After Nora left, her successful and wealthy husband dated and made love to a series of incredibly beautiful women, and wondered why he did not chase Nora off long ago. As for Nora, she barely managed to eke out a living by working at a series of dirty and degrading jobs, but drifted inexorably to a life of prostitution, dying penniless at a young age.

Moral: recognize a good thing when you have it.

Anonymous said...

Laughed out loud at the Lee's Summit police locker room piece on TV - all of the lockers have Master Locks. Why would that be needed unless the police are stealing from the police, right?

Anonymous said...

LS police department wants all of this equipment, newest toys, etc but they seldom solve ACTUAL crime like car theft, rape, or even murder. They are damn good at giving tickets though.

If the police can't trust each other not to have locks on their lockers then that says it all!