Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Kansas City Tuesday Night Smile

One of our favorite Brit hotties recently celebrated a b-day, and so we take a moment to wish her another year bursting with success as we compile these Kansas City links tonight. Take a look:

Kansas City Family Drama

You Know 'Hamlet' For Its One-Liners; Now Study Up On Its Dysfunctional Family Drama

Presumably, everyone knows that "To be, or not to be" is a phrase from Shakespeare's Hamlet. Same goes for "something is rotten in the state of Denmark." And many people might correctly guess that "Get thee to a nunnery" is from Hamlet as well. But what about "the lady doth protest too much"?

Rock Chalk Teaching Moment

KU opens gender inclusive residence hall wing for upcoming school year

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The University of Kansas is designating part of one of its residence halls for Gender Inclusive Housing, or GIH. "Gender Inclusive Housing is specifically for transgender, nonconforming and queer students where they don't fit into the traditional box of what we think of as higher education residential living," Coordinator for the Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity, Vanessa Delgado said.

Tomorrow's Metro Forecast

First Alert: Severe storms could impact your Wednesday afternoon

The First Alert Weather Team is monitoring the potential for some severe storms with damaging wind and hail for Wednesday afternoon into the evening. There could be a few storms around in the morning, though they are not expected to be severe. The stronger to severe storms are expected after 2 p.m.

Kansas City Supports The Troops

Wounded U.S. Army veteran, family receive mortgage-free home in Lee's Summit

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Tuesday was an emotional day for members of one military family in Lee's Summit, Missouri as they opened the front door to their new home for the very first time. For the past 10 years, Building Homes for Heroes has given away free homes to wounded military veterans in need.

Local Alternate History Considered

It could have changed NFL forever: the day the Royals drafted Elway and Marino

The 1979 Major League Baseball Draft was not particularly prosperous for the Kansas City Royals. They did not find their next great shortstop or big first baseman. Their top choice was a pitcher named Atlee Hammaker whose best years were as a San Francisco Giant.

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

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