Pitbull and his versatility inspire this quick look at all the important Kansas City mainstream media links for tonight. Here’s a peek:
Kansas City Running Tribute
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The runner who collapsed and died after finishing Kansas City’s Rock the Parkway half marathon Saturday was described by friends and family as an “avid runner” who “always had a smile.” Brandon Russell was 34-years old.
Show-Me ‘Ethics’ Joke Tonight
Did Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard sponsor a bill to help a Joplin business avoid a costly lawsuit in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign donations? That’s the suggestion being made by some lawmakers, and one member of Richard’s own Senate Republican caucus says the matter deserves investigation.
Kansas Prison Guard Turnaround
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – A former guard at the federal prison in Leavenworth, Kansas, has been sentenced to three years in prison for taking bribes to smuggle tobacco to inmates. Forty-seven-year-old Marc Buckner of Kansas City, Kansas, was sentenced Monday for one count of being a public official accepting bribes.
Hammerspace Community Workshop and MakerSpace will relocate from the Brookside area on East 63rd Street after neighbors complained about noise and activity at the community workshop space and city zoning authorities denied a zoning change to allow it to expand.
Kansas City Artsy Institution
Since its establishment in 1997, the Charlotte Street Foundation has distributed over $1.1 million to provide resources for Kansas City artists, including unrestricted grants and free exhibition and studio space. Today we examine what impact the foundation has had in strengthening and maintaining existing local talent, and in attracting it from around the country.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .