Saturday, December 15, 2018

Despite Promises Not To, KC May Dun Taxpayers for KCI

In October 2017, when still helping sell the new single terminal at KCI, the Kansas City Star ran a story headlined, "Kansas City Council ordinance makes doubly sure no taxpayer money goes to KCI." This...

Shawnee Dispatch Calls It A Day

"The Shawnee Dispatch is ceasing publication," announced the staff on Wednesday, the final day of operation. "This edition will be the last for the 16-year-old newspaper." Sailing into the Internet wind, the World Company boldly...

How Google Juggles the News

One way to find out what is happening in Kansas or Missouri is to first open Google News. Google News is an aggregator. It does not create news, but rather it collects news items...

74-Year-Old Leavenworth Woman Shoots, Kills Intruder

As reported in the Leavenworth Times, in the very early hours of Saturday morning, a 74-year-old Leavenworth woman shot and killed a man she believed was burglarizing her home. She used a handgun. After the...

15 Months Into Campus Carry, KU Reports First Teeny Violation

Some 15 months into the University of Kansas's "controversial" campus carry law, the Lawrence Journal-World inquired to see how many violations had been reported. LJW reporter Sara Shepherd found one. That violation was reported Oct....

Sharice Davids Forgets Demand for “New Leadership Across the Board,” Backs Pelosi

As part of the media's unblushing support for America's first Indian/lesbian/cage fighting congressional candidate, the public radio station KCUR proudly announced in a headline three weeks before the November election, "Sharice Davids Wants 'New...

Oops! Two Airlines Tell KC They Can’t Afford New Terminal

The City of Kansas City, Missouri, sold its citizens on the idea of a brand new terminal with the oft-repeated mantra, "The airlines are going to pay for it." Maybe, maybe not. As the projected...

UMKC Prof Accused of “Modern Slavery”

For the second time in three years, a seemingly successful, high profile UMKC professor hailing from Asia has been accused of abusing his students, this time to the point of "slave labor." Giving credit where...
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Shoot-Out At Overland Park’s Oak Park Mall: Updated

Update: The Kansas City Star, to its credit, has reported the race of the perpetrator: "Lacy said police were looking for an African-American male driving a red pickup." **** Those suburbanites who were tsk-tsking last week...

Kobach Dares to Mention “Caravan,” National Media Atwitter

In its headline, a seemingly shocked CBS News reported, "Kobach links migrant caravan and Kansas policies in governor's race." This would seem to be a natural link. The opening sentence of the CBS article suggests...

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