Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Kansas City Midweek News Peek



Hottie pop culture considerations inspired by Mandy lingerie discourse . . .

PW: Mandy Rose Shows Off New ‘Golden Goddess’ MAXIM Cover Photo

Newsweek: WHITE FEMALE ANTI-VAX PROTESTERS COMPARE THEMSELVES TO BLACK CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

EdWeek: 'Mr. Turner, Are You Racist?' A White Teacher Grapples With His Privilege

Closer to home, here are the top news items that also deserve a peek today . . .

Grenade Dud Discovered In Battlefield Kansas City

Modified hand grenade removed from downtown Kansas City parking lot

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A frightening situation in downtown on Wednesday after someone reported finding what they thought was a grenade in an empty parking lot. Kansas City police say a modified hand grenade was found near Admiral and Grand boulevards at 9:30 a.m.


Powerful Newspaper Promo

Deep Background: KCP&L will soon become Evergy. Here's what that means for you

KCP&L and Westar are expected to officially become Evergy in October. KCP&L Energy companies KCP&L and Westar are set to merge and are expected to officially become Evergy next month. On this episode of The Star's news and politics podcast, reporter Steve Vockrodt joins hosts Dave Helling and Leah Becerra to talk what the merger means for you.


Rebuilding KCK

'Rock the Block' event revitalizes 12 KCK homes

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Habitat for Humanity Kansas City and the Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors are teaming up for their fourth annual 'Rock the Block' event. More than 200 volunteers will be working on 12 homes in Wyandotte County, Kansas. The homes they'll be repairig are located between Lowell Avenue and South 17th Street.


Painful Football Cut

Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl left tackle Eric Fisher to have groin surgery

Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl left tackle Eric Fisher to have groin surgery.


Kansas City Hipster Cameo

Johnny Depp did a surprise set with Jeff Beck at the Uptown last night?

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Doggie Housing Demonstration

Local animal advocate moves into shelter dog's room

MERRIAM, Kan. - A local animal advocate downsized this week, moving into his new pad at the "It's nothing like my bed at home, but it's the best we can do, and to be honest with you, it's enough," Scott Poore said.


Steamy Week Cont'd

Thursday will be warm, muggy

HOUR. HEAT INDEX FEELS LIKE THE 90'S. TEMPERATURES DROP THROUGH THE 80'S. ABOUT 20% CHANCE OF A STRAY SHOWER. NOTHING SEVERE. 83 BY EIGHT, 81 DEGREES BY 9:00 AND WE CONTINUE TO FALL OFF. WE SHOULD BE A LOT LOWER THAN WE ARE GOING FOR TOMORROW MORNING.


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