Tag: Kansas City

Why I find community in other countries when I’m away from home for the holidays

It’s a dreadful 93-degrees here in Siem Reap, Cambodia. For now, this is home—at least for a month. As the daughter of a South American immigrant, home has always been a strange, diffuse concept for me. I’m a full-time traveler, and home is typically where I happen to be with my 70L backpack; my turtle […]

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Kansas City Reporter Lisa Benson Says She Was Fired From TV Station for Sharing an Article About White Privilege

Screenshot: YouTube Earlier this year, Ruby Hamad wrote an article that struck a nerve. “How white women use strategic tears to silence women of colour,” published by the Guardian, delved into the ways white women weaponized their emotions against their women of color counterparts when they aired legitimate grievances. Many […]

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Taking the pain out of accounting and payroll for small businesses, ScaleFactor raises $10 million

ScaleFactor, the Techstars alumnus that’s selling accounting and payroll management software as a service, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding as it looks to scale up its sales and marketing efforts. Founded by longtime accountant, Kurt Rathmann, the Austin-based company has created a software service that collects and analyzes data from […]

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The Fab Five Are Heading to a New City on the Next Season of ‘Queer Eye’

On Friday, the Fab Five took a break from posting impossibly positive maxims on Twitter to bless us with an even more uplifting announcement: Queer Eye is coming back for an all-new third season. Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Jonathan Van Ness are all returning to Netflix for season three, which […]

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Explorer: The Perfect Way to Explore Modern Kansas City? A Streetcar, Believe It or Not

Advertisement Explorer The contemporary trolley, introduced in 2016, takes visitors to an arts district, an entertainment district and a happy state of mind. The KCStreetcarCreditAnna Petrow for The New York Times By Richard Rubin July 4, 2018 In 2002, when Sylvester “Sly” James moved his law office to downtown Kansas City, Mo., he made a […]

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Slidey Aphrodite: Family On The Hook For $132K After Son Topples Sculpture, Blames City

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) — This incident might put off this kid from hugging altogether. A Kansas family is on the hook for more than $100,000 after their 5-year-old put his arms around an art piece at a community center and toppled it, and it was all caught by security cameras. The incident happened during a wedding […]

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