CharMac remains our favorite cloudy day Instagram hottie of all time as we review more than a few Kansas City mainstream media links for the midday. Take a peek:
Open Letter To Kansas City Fanboys
Royals designated Colon for assignment
Don't Bet On It
It appears that a plan to revive The Woodlands racetrack in Kansas City, Kan., is losing steam, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports. On Wednesday, the Kansas House Appropriations Committee voted against a bill that would have lowered the state's share of revenue generated from slot machines.
Car Crash Tragedy Aftermath
OLATHE, Kan. -- The man who caused a three-vehicle crash that killed a child in November 2015 is scheduled to hear his sentence Thursday in Johnson County. In March, Boyd Chism, 41, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and aggravated battery for the crash that took the life of 17-month-old Addilynn Poole and seriously injured another child.
Golden Ghetto Crooked Grill Insult
Police said Thursday, May 11, that they are trying to identify a man with bad teeth who robbed a Lenexa business Tuesday night. He has a long scar on the side of his head and "bad teeth," with the left front tooth being "significantly" longer than the others.
Out Of Touch In The Suburbs
A phone outage is affecting several Johnson County, Kansas, government offices. Officials said when people call in, they are put in a queue, but our staff agents are unable to login to their respective call center to retrieve the call.
Talking End Game With Teens
MERRIAM, Kan. - If you haven't watched it, you've probably heard of the Netflix show "13 Reasons Why." Now the Kansas Suicide Prevention Resource Center believes the show paints suicide in the wrong light. The group worries the show romanticizes suicide and is trying to start a different conversation.
Lunch Link For Local Less Fortunate
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Call it a Very Special Delivery! This Saturday, May 13, is the 25 Anniversary of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers-the largest single day of giving for Harvesters. Sarah Biles, of Harvesters, reminds us that nearly 400,000 of our friends and neighbors in the KC area are "food insecure."
Kansas City Baseball Stays Losing
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Chris Archer pitched eight shutout innings Wednesday night and Logan Morrison, Rickie Weeks Jr., and Colby Rasmus homered for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Archer (3-1) won for the first time in five starts since April 14 to help the Rays break a three-game losing streak.
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