Ruckus removed

This weekend station leadership at KCPT, Kansas City PBS, has revealed their decision to put Ruckus on hiatus. The show, now on its 23rd season, is being removed from the schedule as a result of viewer feedback and a need… more

AMC hopes to reopen in July

After a months-long closure of AMC theatre locations across the nation, the world’s largest theatre operator plans to reopen in July. AMC announced its plan to reopen the cinemas in July after posting a staggering financial loss, according to a report… more

Baseball at Kauffman in July?

Major League Baseball is considering a proposal to start the regular season in July, with teams playing at their home stadiums, as long as it doesn't violate states' reopening rules. Though the games would be played at the stadiums, the… more

Amazon Looking at AMC Buy?

AMC Theatres, which has been closed and reportedly facing bankruptcy during the COVID-19 pandemic, might look like a good bet for one of the world's biggest companies. A report came out recently that Amazon is looking to acquire the Overland… more

NCAA Comes Down on Jayhawks

The NCCA's scrutiny of the University of Kansas men's basketball program continues with a 92-page report its enforcement office submitted to the school.  The report says that the program committed "egregious" and "severe" rules violations, according to ESPN, stemming from… more

AMC Gets Into Feud With Universal Studios

Leawood-based AMC Theatres, considered the country's largest cinema chain, is taking a stand against Universal Studios' decision to provide direct-to-home movies to consumers. As a result of Universal saying it would release films in that format from now on, as… more

Sprint Fades Into History; It’s Now New T-Mobile

It's no April Fool's joke: Sprint Corp., once the crown jewel of business and employment in the Kansas City region, is no more.  T-Mobile US announced today that it has officially completed its merger with Sprint Corp. In its place… more

U.S. Job Report Strong Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The global coronavirus outbreak hasn't hurt the strong U.S. labor market ... yet. Unemployment in February dropped slightly, to 3.5 percent from 3.6 percent in January, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meanwhile, national payrolls rose by 273,000… more

The New T-Mobile Is Here

A federal judge has ruled that the long-awaited $26-billion merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is good to go. Several states had filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the deal, which was the last step in the merger of Overland Park-based Sprint… more

MMGY Making the Move to Kansas

For an advertising/marketing agency, what business address could be more impressive than Madison Avenue? Overland Park, it seems. That's the new destination for longtime Kansas City company MMGY Global, which claims the mantle of the world’s largest integrated marketing company… more