Insanity Defined.

Posted April 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Northeast News
April 16, 2014

It is said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Well that’s exactly what happened last week when the illustrious Kansas City, Mo., City Council approved “emergency” ordinance # 140263, allocating a little over $22,500 to Aim4Peace.

This cranky lil’ canine thought she knew what “emergency” meant, but now she’s not so sure. About the only emergency we see in this is if Aim4Peace runs out of free hotdogs or T-shirts!

Seriously, continuing to throw money at the ever increasing homicide rate will not make the problem go away. But that’s exactly what continues to happen with Aim4Peace. They continue to get funded and the abysmal results are the same. This old doggie says stop the insanity.

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    KCPS Repurposing? Not so much

    Posted April 8, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    April 9, 2014

    This angry ‘lil canine isn’t the smartest cur in the neighborhood but one thing we do know is that this whole repurposing initiative at the Kansas City Public Schools office isn’t all its cracked up to be.

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    Water Bond Shell Game

    Posted April 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    April 2, 2014

    If you have a mailbox, you’ve no doubt been treated recently to numerous glossy mailers touting the passage of Question One. This fiscally minded newsdog took a look at the small print and thinks there’s

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    Zoo violence poor excuse for gun grab

    Posted March 25, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    March 26, 2014

    Well, the Mayor, the Chief of Police and some left leaning Kansas City Star columnists are at it again. Using last week’s violent outbreak on Free Day at the Kansas City Zoo to initiate a city-wide gun grab, all in the

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    History be damned, we have an agenda

    Posted March 18, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    March 19, 2014

    This newshound would like to thank local architect Bruce Best for his spot on analysis of the former Thacher Elementary School and its “phenomenally well built” bones. If one were to believe the school district, and trust me, one shouldn’t, the

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    Sewer warranty plan creates confusion

    Posted May 28, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    May 29, 2013

    Confused? This news-pooch certainly is. Last week we ran a story in our web edition announcing a partnership between the city and a company offering water and sewer line warranties. The press release we got from City Hall was full of back slappin’ and glad handing quotes, reassuring

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    Bunny gives kudos to NE volunteers

    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    May 22, 2013

    Once again, Historic Northeast neighbors did not disappoint. Last Saturday morning more than 100 neighborhood volunteers dedicated their time to making our community a cleaner and brighter place to live. New flowers were planted in the raised beds along Independence Avenue, litter and bulky trash were hauled to

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    Dumpers beware; we’re watching

    Posted May 14, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    May 15, 2013

    We’ve all seen them – old beater pickup trucks, heavily laden with all manner of trash, refuse and debris, slowly navigating the streets of Northeast looking for a deserted area in which to jettison their trashy cargo.

    Some have even followed the trucks to the nether, less populated regions

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    A few bumps in the road

    Posted April 30, 2013 at 10:35 am

    May 1, 2013

    Recently the city’s parks and recreation department was busy installing some pretty serious speed bumps at all of the entrances to the Cliff Drive Scenic Byway. This work has a number of folks wondering, this newspooch included, what was the reason for installing the offending speed bumps, given

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    Avenue CID – Clean it up and they will come

    Posted March 19, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    March 20, 2013

    This feisty newshound would like to throw a shout out to the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District (CID) Committee for shepherding the pending CID proposal for the Avenue through the labyrinth of administrative bailiwicks and committee hearings on its way

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