All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kansas City’

Google Fiber For Small Business Gets Early Access Program

Google announced the launch of an Early Access program for Google Fiber for Small Business in central Kansas City. It’s available immediately in a “handful of fiberhoods” in both Kansas City, KS and Kansas City, MO. Businesses in the area can sign up for a gigabit connection. These will be the very first businesses to get Google Fiber. “A super-fast …

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Kansas City Royals Leading World Series 2-1: Why This Might Spell Doom For The San Francisco Giants

The Kansas City Royals are now in the driver’s seat after beating the San Francisco Giants 3-2. This victory puts the World Series at 2-1 and gives Kansas City home field advantage going into the next game. It is the second straight win for a fired-up Kansas City team, one that hasn’t claimed a World Series win since 1985. Things …

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Miley Cyrus Postpones US Tour Dates Due to Illness

Miley Cyrus officially postponed the remaining dates on the U.S. leg of her Bangerz tour on Friday. The announcement on Cyrus’ website read as follows: “All remaining U.S. dates on the Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour have been postponed. Miley is continuing to recover from the severe allergic reaction she suffered on April 15. Existing tickets will be honored on the …

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Miley Cyrus Hospitalized After Severe Allergic Reaction

Fans of singer Miley Cyrus are no doubt concerned following the news that she was recently hospitalized. The 21-year-old is reported to have suffered a nasty allergic reaction to antibiotic medications. If that weren’t enough of a bummer, the “We Can’t Stop” singer was in the middle of her U.S. Bangerz tour when she fell ill. Cyrus was forced to …

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Jewish Center Shooting Leaves Three Dead, Suspect in Custody

Three people were killed in two shootings at Kansas Jewish centers police said Sunday – the day before the Passover begins. The three victims were shot in the Kansas City, Kan., suburb of Overland Park, in two locations – at Jewish Community Center and a Village Shalom, a Jewish assisted living facility, police said. Overland Park Police confirm multiple shots …

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Kansas Bill Would Stop Further Google Fiber Expansion In The State

In 2012, Google finally rolled out its Google Fiber initiative in Kansas City. It chose the city largely because it offered the best deal and incentives that made rollout fast and affordable for Google. Time Warner Cable and other ISPs complained that they should get the same treatment, and now they’re trying prevent other cities in the state from doing …

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Man Breaks Knitting While Running Record

For reasons unknown, humans have been undertaking the unnatural practice of running marathons since before the time of Christ, pacing themselves along the modern standard of 26 miles and 385 yards. The original marathon was allegedly ran by Pheidippides, a Greek messenger, in 490 BC. According to legend, Pheidippides jogged from the site of the Battle of Marathon, all the …

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Local Ruckus Makes Some Ruckus With Google Fiber And KCSV

It’s no secret that Google Fiber is inspiring other ISPs to lessen the broadband gap in this country. Or, according to DSLReports.com, the goal is to “…light a fire under the pampered behinds of incumbent broadband operators.” But, the real story is how Google Fiber has inspired users in Kansas City. Google Fiber rolled out in Kansas City (mostly the …

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$10,000 Found In Kansas City Hotel, Returned By Boy & Parent

According to the Kansas City Star, Tyler Schaefer isn’t just a ten year old kid, but a treasure hunter. He enjoys exploring, digging into nooks and crannies, searching for change in coin slots. This sense of curiosity led to what has the potential to net him and his father $10,000. I say “potentially” because the money technically isn’t theirs yet. …

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Three Bodies Found On Farm Spark Homicide Investigation

Three bodies found on a farm have sparked a massive homicide investigation in Kansas. Now police are trying to match the bodies to a missing persons report from last week. The bodies – two adult men and one woman – were found on a farm west of Ottawa. Two people – Kortni McGill and Corey Schlotzhauer – originally checked out …

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Google Fiber Expands To Grandview, Missouri

Google Fiber may be coming to more cities around the country, but the company is still solely focused on building out its current Fiber network in Kansas City. It probably won’t be done there for a while either as more neighboring cities are welcoming Google Fiber with open arms. Google announced this week that the town of Grandview, Missouri has …

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Olathe, Kansas Is The Next City To Get Google Fiber

Earlier this year, Google CEO Larry Page hinted that Google Fiber would be coming to more cities in the future. The hint renewed cities’ efforts to attract Google Fiber to their communities, but only one city has emerged victorious in its attempt to lure Google to their community. Google announced today that Olathe, Kansas is to be the next recipient …

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