Sunday, September 15, 2019

The Kansas City Sunday News Look

A quick peek at pop culture hotness that influences the discourse more than most would like to admit . . .

DM: Karlie Kloss positively glows as a 'beauty boss' in new cosmetics campaign for Estee Lauder

CP: Former Victoria's Secret model who gave up career for Jesus produces faith-based film

NDN: L Brands chairman 'embarrassed' by former ties with Epstein

Meanwhile, closer to home a bevy of nice weekend news dominates headlines despite rising local violence. Take a look:

NextGen Confronts Crime Wave

Youth forum seeks answers for peace in KC

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - More than 100 people have been killed in Kansas City, Missouri this year and hundreds more have been hurt. On Saturday, some local young people were trying to bring the violence to an end. One of the major topics of discussion during their meeting at the Kauffman Foundation was the youth.

Rolling Tribute

Gold star wife surprised with free Chevrolet at Royals game

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Chevrolet and the Military Warriors Support Foundation gave a gold star wife a free Chevrolet Equinox on Friday at a Kansas City Royals game during the first inning. Melissa Jarboe, wife of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Jamie Jarboe, was recognized as a Chevrolet "Everyday Hero" for her devotion and sacrifice.

Ongoing Search For Justice

Exonerated men help wrongfully convicted receive justice

LEAWOOD, Kan. - A group of exonerated people are working to get justice for others who were wrongfully convicted. "I was arrested in 1984 and sent to prison in 1984-85, is when I went in to the Missouri state penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri," Darryl Burton said.

Royal Lifestyle Revealed

An inside look at judging the World Series of Barbecue

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - It really is serious work tasting and judging at the American Royal World Series of Barbecue. "It's some of the best barbecue on the planet," Craig Layman, a Master Certified Barbecue Judge said. When you're dealing with pit masters who compete all over the country, certified judges are under strict standards.

About The Latest Loss

Royals fall 6-1 to Astros as Zack Greinke gets first win at The K as a visitor

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost's postgame press conference after a 6-1 loss to the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium on Sept. 14, 2019.

EPIC Revival At The Legends

Metro man thanks stranger who revived him

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two weeks after a stranger saved his life at a store in the Legends Outlets, Steven Duke experienced a special moment on Friday when he thanked the nurse who revived him after a cardiac event. The emergency occurred inside the Kate Spade store at the shopping center on Labor Day.

Nothing Lasts Forever

Glass: Selling Royals difficult, but it's 'right time'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- David Glass leaned on the Royals dugout rail, talking earnestly with third-base coach Mike Jirschele and clutching a baseball in his hand. It was mid-afternoon, 88 degrees and humid. "But I'm here because where else would you want to be on a Saturday evening but the ballpark?"

One Last Summer Scorcher

Sunny Sunday with high near 90

It'll feel like summer on Sunday with plenty of sun and a high near 90 degrees.

Violent Femmes - "Jesus Walking On The Water" (Electric Lady Sessions) is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

"young people were trying to bring the violence to an end"

Hey kids drain and clean out the KCMO political swamp-cesspool first that would be a major fix.

Anonymous said...

^^ Isn't it time to watch your Matlock?

Anonymous said...

^^^^^ Shouldn't you be making the McMuffins? Weird.

Anonymous said...

Grit network ! All the old Westerns .

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Anonymous said...


When Karli married into the corrupt Kushner family, she clipped her wings for an Orthodox life of white-collar crime!!!

Anonymous said...

The American Royal has less barbecue teams competing now than when it was held in the West Bottoms (according to KCBS online results). How can the taxpayers of Kansas (me) be expected to subsidize some new construction project for a declining event. Weird.