Lucy-Anne hotness inspires this quick look at some of the top links for the morning. Take a peek:
Celebrate Kansas City Bus Stop Upgrade
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Thursday night, people have an opportunity to learn more about a $54 million planned upgrade to the Prospect bus line. The meeting will be an open house forum for people to come and chat with Ride KC.
More Deets On Kangaroo Complaint
A former University of Missouri-Kansas City professor has filed a lawsuit that alleges he was fired for exposing the business school's questionable methods for obtaining high rankings, including inflating data, The Kansas City Star reports. Richard Arend, a tenured professor who was fired in December 2016, named the University of Missouri Board of Curators and former UMKC professor Michael Song as defendants.
Dead-Tree KC Metro Flag Journalism
Graham Ripple admits it. He could hardly have picked a worse time to unfurl his flag idea. Last summer Ripple and some partners announced a metro-wide effort they dubbed "One City, One Flag." They launched a website to stir enthusiasm for a contest to produce a flag that could flap throughout the 14 counties that officially make up the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Old School Slap Fight
Hundreds living in the Raytown area are fighting to reopen a half-century-old water park. Members of the community are fighting to reopen Super Splash Water Park, located at 5330 Raytown Road, and have started a petition to go along with their efforts.
Kansas City Sticky Storms Ahead
The entire Kansas City Metro is under a slight risk of seeing some severe storms later on tonight. Before we get to this evening, it will get very hot this afternoon, with temperatures into the 90s and a heat index of over 100.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .