Updated at 2:30 p.m. to include response from Kansas City councilman Jermaine Reed. With the contract for a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport seemingly up for grabs, Los Angeles-based AECOM on Monday added local engineering firm Burns & McDonnell to its KCI Partnership team. Although Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate was selected by city council for the billion-dollar terminal, the council on Thursday rejected a memorandum of understanding setting out terms for the project.
Peyton Manning, the NFL quarterback-turned-pitchman, apparently has another side hustle: Certifying shipments of grain as organic for a Nebraska-based agency called OneCert. Problem is, OneCert president Sam Welsch doesn’t remember hiring Manning for his business, which is accredited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to inspect everything from small vegetable farms to processing plants and international grain operations.