Quick peek at some of the top local links that are a bit depressing whilst everybody else is taking a nap at their desk. Checkit:
Kansas City Tribute After Running Tragedy
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The family of a man who died while running a half marathon will get to hold a 5K race in his honor. Brandon Russell died last month following the "Rock The Parkway" race in Kansas City.
Checking The Competition
By now it's common knowledge for KC Chiefs fans that the team spent their first round draft pick on Patrick Mahomes out of Texas Tech. The Chiefs traded up to get him, showing they're determined to keep the franchise as Super Bowl contenders even once Alex Smith 's time as a Chief has come to an end.
Call For Kansas City Justice
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- "Not a day goes by that I don't think about her and her beautiful smile. She could light up any room and today she would've been 17. It just hurts so bad," said Shanaya Kane as she remembered her niece, Alexis Kane.
Golden Ghetto Pays For Their Own
Move over, Overland Park: You've got company in the youth soccer business. The Olathe City Council on Tuseday approved the development of a privately owned soccer complex at the southwest corner of Kansas 10 and Ridgeview Road. The 96-acre project, developed by Ridgeview Associates LLC and West Star Development, will cost an estimated $65 million and include nine all-weather artificial turf fields.
Morning Commute Lesson In Fear
A school bus driver had a frightening start to the morning after hitting what the driver believes was a pedestrian on Wednesday.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for the midday . . .