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Hottie Brit inspires this Monday round-up of some of the better news links out there right now. Take a peek:
Kansas City Commuter Crackdown
If you use Interstate 435 in Johnson County, keep an eye out for stepped-up enforcement by police.
Meager Taxpayer Bennies
JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. - Chiefs Kingdom was bustling with fans Monday morning as Jackson County residents got their first grab at tickets. To score tickets now, people must live in Jackson County and present a photo ID and a property tax receipt at Arrowhead Stadium's Ticket Office.
Local Inferno Escape
Four people escaped an early morning house fire in Kansas City, Missouri Monday morning. The fire in the 4700 block of E. 18th Street started just after 4 a.m. The people inside the home broke out the glass of a second floor window and climbed on top of the porch to escape.
Lesson In Local Spring Cleaning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Crews at one Kansas City, Mo., middle school were busy this weekend cleaning after as many as 50 students went home sick from Wednesday through Friday. Center School District sent out a notice to parents stating that what sent 50 students and 10 teachers home last week was the flu.
Money-Ball Sneak Peek
A look ahead at our final new AL Central opponent
Shane Ray's rise to NFL stardom is one of the great stories in sports today. Ray grew up in Kansas City, in an area that was known as "The Murder Factory" and was the subject of a 2009 Kansas City Star series.
Pitch Promo Events This Week
The Parkville Microbrew Fest, Forks & Corks and wine and whiskey dinners: your food and drink events for April 24-30
Step onto the patio at Ça Va (4149 Pennsylvania Avenue) this evening and forget that it's a Monday with a champagne dinner featuring natural sparkling wines from Jenny & François Selections. A representative from Jenny & François will be on hand to discuss the wines, and the food is three courses by chef Howard Hanna.
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