Notice a scowl on every dude watching the market today . . . And so we share this collection featuring Emrata political hotness along with community news, pop culture and all manner of news links to help brighten an otherwise gray day.
KCPD Focus On Slowing Down NextGen Drivers
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Parents and students could see more police around their school on Monday. Police want to put a little extra pressure on young drivers to raise awareness for road safety. They'll make sure people keep their phones away and pay attention to school zones.
Life Lesson Today
Uniform-clad students filed somberly across the parking lot from their classrooms Monday morning at Christ the King elementary, on their way to the church. They took their places in the pews, where they've gone to pray many times. This gloomy morning, though, they were there to say goodbye.
KCPS Confronts Consequences After Faking It
A fired Kansas City Public Schools secretary who was among seven employees accused of falsifying attendance data in a bid to help the district regain accreditation said she and her co-workers were following orders from top administrators. Former Central Middle School secretary LaQuyn Collier told The Kansas City Star that she gave administrators "exactly what they said they needed."
#MeToo Victory Against Harvey
Harvey Weinstein was found guilty Monday of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman.
Old School Burns Down
The rate of marijuana use by older adults over age 65 is on the rise, a new study finds, with some potentially serious consequences.
Righ-Wing Source Reports Democratic Socialists Winning
While President Trump has been buoyed by polls showing he is favored to win reelection against a generic Democratic candidate, a potential ticket teaming Sen. Bernie Sanders as the presidential nominee and Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the running mate could edge out a win, according to a new poll.
FEAR SPREADS FASTER THAN CHINA SICKNESS!!!
The coronavirus contagion has spread to Wall Street. U.S. markets fell sharply Monday amid widening concern that the continuing spread of cases could lead to a global pandemic. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 900 points in the opening minutes of trading, before recovering some ground.
Take The Hipster Foodie Tour
The West Bottoms has lived so many different lives-one of the city's oldest settled areas. In our city's early years it was home to legions of legendary bars and businesses, as well as the city's first train station and its notorious stockyards.
Show-Me Lost Language
Listen to this episode of A People's History Of Kansas City, a new podcast from KCUR 89.3. For more stories like this one, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Play. Gene Beckman grew up as an only child on a family farm in the town of Cole Camp, smack in the middle of Missouri.
Super Bowl Postscript Moves
It is NFL Scouting Combine week - the time when the personnel staff for all 32 teams, including the Kansas City Chiefs, head to Indianapolis to interview players who they could potentially select in late April's NFL Draft. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and general manager Brett Veach are scheduled to speak to the media beginning at 11 a.m.
Off-and-on rain showers will last all the way through the evening commute
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