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A freshly launched partnership between KC Tech Council and Apprenti - designed to cultivate tech skills and offer first-hand experience for apprentices - is a solid fit for Kansas City's talent needs, two members of the metro's U.S. congressional delegation agreed.
Building Boom Redux?!?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A pair of builders are returning to the River Market with plans for a nine-story multifamily development on an infill site just east of the current ramp onto the Buck O'Neil Bridge. Developers George Birt and Taylor McKee seek to build 303 Broadway, with 76 apartments, at the northeast corner of Fourth Street and Broadway.
Cowtown COVID Fades
The Kansas City metropolitan area added more than 400 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths on Wednesday. The area encompassing Kansas City and Jackson, Clay and Platte counties in Missouri and Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas gained 437 coronavirus cases for a total of 130,507 to date.
Panties In Bunch Of Lawsuits
As we move into 2021, shareholders of public corporations continue to seek to hold corporate executives accountable for workplace discrimination and misconduct, a trend that began in connection with the Me Too movement and does not show any signs of stopping.
Social Media Stock Market Manipulation Sparks Crisis
(Bloomberg) -- Cooped up at home, glued to Reddit and Stocktwits chat forums, empowered by Robinhood accounts, funded by massive government money-printing and emboldened by a bull market that has turned reckless risk-taking into a virtue, America's new band of day traders is frantically bidding up a wide range of
Biden to sign executive orders expanding access, strengthening ObamaCare through special enrollment period
President Biden is expected to sign executive orders Thursday aimed at getting more Americans signed up for health care by reopening the federal Health Insurance Marketplace during a special enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act.
Prez Biden Owes Twitter
"The President spent two years ignoring Trump's distractions and staying focused on the message he wanted to deliver, and it paid off with a commanding win," a White House official said in a statement to POLITICO on Wednesday.
Anti-Kremlin protester Filipp Kuznetsov was detained in Moscow on Saturday and found guilty by a court on Monday of taking part in an illegal protest. But it was only late on Wednesday that the authorities were able to find a jail cell for him.
Kansas City Seoul Food Debuts
Dish & Drink KC: Two new Korean pop-ups to try in KC, plus two one-time-only takeout options you won't want to miss
The brisket bibimbap from Smoke n Seoul. Courtesy Smoke n Seoul. Worth checking out: Sura Noodle Bar and Smoke n' Seoul Sura Noodle Bar Just in time to battle the aggressive persistence of February cold, chef Keeyoung Kim is ramping up his selection of snacky, filling Korean comforts - all of which are designed to warm you up.
Tech Cash Shared Will Small Biz Despite Kansas City Delivery App Dispute
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - DoorDash has committed $10 million to help restaurants in select cities across the U.S. and Canada, and Kansas City is one of them. The food delivery service will spread $150,000 in relief grants across Kansas City. The money will go to support small restaurants, like mom-and-pop shops, struggling through the pandemic.
Cinema Selling Point
When it comes to film production, two cities that typically come to mind are New York and Los Angeles. Now there's a rising star in the mix: Kansas City. It earned a spot on MovieMaker magazine's 2021 list of the "Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker."
Cowtown Cold Cont’d
The sunshine comes out late in the day today & tomorrow with warmer temperatures expected The weather will improve for a couple of days with a storm looming on Saturday The Saturday storm looks like rain, with maybe a few flurries lingering Sunday KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Thursday: It will be a cold start to the day.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The pandemic has devastated small businesses owners as many struggle to recoup heavy financial losses. Some of those owners thought all-risk insurance policies would help ease that financial burden but some of those insurance claims have not been paid out, and the businesses have taken their fight to the courtroom.
Newspaper Speculates On Gunfire Consequences
A former Jackson County sheriff's deputy who shot a woman in the back and made false statements about the circumstances may spend just 120 days behind bars, according to a plea agreement announced earlier this week. It would be a lighter sentence than most receive for that crime and, some say, evidence that law enforcement officers get more lenient treatment when they face charges.
Rock Chalk Tenure Endures
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas is the only one of six public universities in the state that will consider using a new policy that makes it easier to fire, suspend or dismiss employees, including tenured faculty.
COVID Nextgen Spreads In Kansas Clink
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas health officials on Wednesday sought to determine whether a coronavirus variant might be fueling a new outbreak at a minimum-security state prison where inmates regularly work in surrounding communities.
More Deets On Missouri Politicos Cutting In Vaxx Line
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.con) -- Some Missouri state lawmakers had their first COVID-19 vaccine shot but it's unclear if they were supposed to. Multiple reports say rumors of vaccinations at the Capitol Plaza Hotel spread to Jefferson City lawmakers. Some lawmakers, along with their staff, were able to receive the first dose.
Show-Me Tuition Break
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas lawmakers are considering a proposal to expand a program that uses tax credits to help low-income students attend private schools. Supporters of the bill told House and Senate committees Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the disparity between private schools, which are mostly operating with in-person classes, and public schools, which are offering online or hybrid education, The Wichita Eagle reported.
Golden Ghetto Blog Hypes Winning Strategy
2020 saw the site's business model continue to shift toward a focus on subscription revenue over advertising, a development that allowed us to add reporting and editing resources to even more fully cover the community. Learn more about that here.
Disputing Dull Designs
Stilwell-based Starr Homes LLC is suing a pair of Overland Park homeowners, plus their architect and builder, claiming they infringed on copyrighted home designs. The home in question is at 10950 W. 192nd Place in Overland Park. Owners Allen and Amanda Schlup hired DeGasperi & Associates Architecture in Overland Park to design the home and Carson Development Inc.
Raytown Remembers Victim
RAYTOWN, Mo. - Authorities have announced a reward increase for anyone who can help them solve a 2001 cold case murder. Craig Lasley was found dead inside of his home in the 8600 block of Oxford Avenue in Raytown on Nov. 15, 2001. The Greater KC Crime Stoppers announced Wednesday that the reward in the [...]
Liberty Needs More Cops
LIBERTY, Mo. - The Liberty Police Department has three positions open for officers. Applicants need to apply by Feb. 5 and face an in-depth interview, testing and background check process. "We have to have the best officers.
Kansas City Jazz Man Sounds Off In EPIC Interview
Jazz pianist, educator and composer Eddie Moore was raised in Houston and began playing the piano at the age of 4. The local jazz musician and frontman of Eddie Moore & The Outer Circle admits that he hated practicing the piano as a child. "My mother used to make me practice like a chore," Moore said.
Best Bores Kansas City
There's a thing in baseball circles called "prospect fatigue." A player suffering from prospect fatigue is essentially a player who has been around long enough for the excitement surrounding that player's name fades. Generally speaking, the best players avoid prospect fatigue, only spending a few years, if that, in the minor leagues.
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