Kansas City appears poised to adopt new vehicle-for-hire regulations that Uber says could drive the company out of the city. It’s a clash of priorities between new technology and public safety concerns.
Whenever the Chiefs’ front office decides to hand out a large contract — like it did to lure Jeremy Maclin to Kansas City a few weeks ago — general manager John Dorsey has to run it up the flagpole, right to chairman Clark Hunt. And the truth is, when Dorsey explained why Maclin was worth the money, it certainly didn’t take long to convince Hunt.
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Ready for some warm, pleasant spring weather? Hold that thought for a few days. Sunshine has returned, but high temperatures will hover in the high 40s on Thursday and drop into the mid 20s overnight with a chance of light snow. Be sure to cover up any sensitive plants Thursday evening.
“He’s doing well in that treatment process, but that’s a tough process to go through,” Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said Wednesday about safety Eric Berry’s battle with Hodgkin lymphoma. General manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid gave similar updates on Berry’s status at the NFL’s annual meetings this week in Phoenix.
The Kansas Legislature on Wednesday became the first in the country to pass a ban on an abortion procedure often used in the second trimester of pregnancy. Abortion foes targeted the technique as a “grotesque” dismemberment of a fetus.
Rock ’n’ roll never forgets. Sen. Ted Cruz, the first Republican to announce his candidacy for president in 2016, would like to. His declared switch from rock to country illustrates a rule of politics: Music isn’t your friend.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback snuck behind closed doors Wednesday to sign a controversial school funding bill. So why did Brownback take the cowardly way out, rather than have a public signing event that others could have attended? Here are three possible reasons.