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Corporate Real Estate Game Targets Local Workers
Kansas City employment is nearing cyclical lows of 3.5% and the competition to retain talent is fierce. This is leading companies to find new ways to use their real estate to attract and retain top talent. Many companies are using new workplace strategies to provide premium space for workers, but this comes with a hefty price.
Classy Kansas City Preview
Bach Aria Soloists continues the group's 20th-anniversary celebration by going back to their origins with "Bach Extravaganza," an all-Bach program Feb. 22. When Elizabeth Suh Lane, BAS' founder/violinist/artistic director, started the group, there were very few established chamber groups in Kansas City.
KC Hip-Hop Tribute
Kansas City, MO - The Strange Music family is in mourning after learning Ces Cru producer Justin "Info Gates" Gillespie has passed away. Tech N9ne broke the news on Thursday (January 30) via Instagram with a tribute post dedicated to his late friend. "I just can't right now!"
Show-Me KC Weed Money
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Medical marijuana cultivation sites and dispensaries are looking to hire employees to get their businesses up and running. This comes as the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services approved 60 cultivation sites and 192 dispensary locations. As of Monday, DHSS approved more than 31,000 patient and caregiver applications with another 2,200 awaiting review.
EPIC Pull Out Of Panties?!??!
L Brands' stock jumped 12% Wednesday on a report that billionaire founder and CEO Leslie Wexner is in talks to step aside or sell the struggling lingerie brand.
As the Trump administration weighs significant US troop reductions in Afghanistan, the number of attacks carried out by the Taliban and other anti-government forces reached a record high in the last three months of last year, according to a new report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
Recipe For Disaster?!?!?
As news of the Wuhan virus spread online, one video became emblematic of its claimed origin: It showed a young Chinese woman, supposedly in Wuhan, biting into a virtually whole bat as she held the creature up with chopsticks. Media outlets from the to RT promoted the video, as did a number of prominent extremist bloggers such as Paul Joseph Watson.
Big Bucks Against Prez Trump
Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has already dropped a fortune in support of his 2020 presidential bid - including, reportedly, $10 million for ad time during Sunday's Super Bowl. Now, the exact figures are coming to light. And they are staggering.
Politiocs Endure 2020 Paranoia
When it comes to the 2020 presidential election, Democrats are nervous wrecks and Republican excitement has grown. That's according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research as Americans look ahead to a high-stakes election that is 10 months away but still very much top of mind.
Kansas Wants Walkabout Space
by: Lindley Lund Posted: / Updated: TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Volunteers from across Kansas gathered at the Capitol on Thursday for the Sunflower State Trail Appreciation Day to encourage legislators to create more trails in Kansas. There are currently state and federal grants available to communities who wish to create a trail, but they typically have to fundraise and work with volunteer groups instead.
NextGen Learns To Code
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the tech industry continues to grow, one local organization is working to make sure kids in the urban core don't get left out. We Code KC offers free classes to expose kids and teens to cyber security and computer programming.
Kansas City Winter Heat Up
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Sam Fischer - This City is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .