Friday, June 09, 2017

Kansas City Midday Sunshine News Links

Hottie Candice inspires this midday catch-up. Check some of the top stories that we're reading today . . .

EPIC Kansas City Geek Fest
More than 17K people expected for the biggest KC Maker Faire yet
Purse Snatcher Suspect Lookalike

After finding his doppelganger, Kansas City man is freed from prison

In prison for a crime he adamantly denied committing, Richard Anthony Jones repeatedly heard from others that there was another prisoner who looked just like him. Not only were they doppelgangers, but Jones was told that he and the other man shared the same first name.

Constant Kansas City Burning Sensation

KC home undergoing renovations after fire in March catches back on fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the second time in just three months a Kansas City home caught on fire Friday. The homeowner tells FOX 4 her two-story home near Northeast 113th Terrace and North Tracy was in the process of undergoing renovations because it was damaged in a fire in March.

Eric Berry Cleared $30 Million Last Year

Bet you can't guess which KC athlete makes Forbes highest-paid list - Kansas City Business Journal

Forbes released its list of "The World's Highest-Paid Athletes," and it includes just one person from a Kansas City team - in fact, it lists just one athlete in all of Kansas and Missouri. According to the rankings of 100 professional athletes' salaries, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry comes in at No.

Kansas City Concert Queue

Long line at Arrowhead Stadium for U2 tickets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jackson County residents stood in a long line Friday morning at Arrowhead Stadium to get their hands on the first U2 tickets up for sale. Because the concert is at Arrowhead, which is supported by Jackson County taxpayers, residents of Jackson County get first dibs on the concert tickets.

Flush Creek Pool Party

Dragon Boat Festival coming to the Plaza

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's one of the most colorful events of the year on the Country Club Plaza. The 13th Annual Kansas City International Dragon Boat Festival is this Saturday, June 10th. It begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 4 p.m. The dragon boats will hit the water at 10 a.m.

Kansas City Foodie Guide For Fatties

Healthy Food

What exactly is healthy food? Definitions can vary. On this show: a visit to T. Loft, then a local scientist says that salt has gotten a bad rap for years; many of us should eat more salt, not less.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

That doppleganger story is ridiculous. Even their noses look like they were previously broken by a right hand hook. Except for the story, and ears, I doubt I would have been able to say those were two different people and not the same person a couple years later.

Anonymous said...

Doesn't matter if you make $30 million a year. The time is going to come when your going to have to drop everything you are doing, you'll leave the planet, and you can't take all this shit cash or otherwise with you.

Anonymous said...

1. Better get your hepatitis shot before you go paddling in Flush Creek.

2. Foodie guide for fatties. Heh. Kansas City has more fatties per capita than anywhere else in the world. They import skinny people to paddle the dragon boats. Put locals in and the buggers sink.

Anonymous said...

Fat people don't sink. I float like a cork.

Anonymous said...

They all look alike!

Anonymous said...

U2 most over rated band in history, line up tasteless fools.

Anonymous said...

Al Queda will be there to off the libtards