This evening we celebrate the amazing body of work from hottie Lora along with all of these local links . . .
Kansas City Captivity Justification
Misting fans, chilled pools, ice treats and air conditioning. It's what a lot of people turn to in the summer in Kansas City - and so do the caretakers of the animals at the Kansas City Zoo. During the summer months, many of the animals are more active in the mornings when it's cooler.
Fear Meth Trickery
The City of Independence is issuing a warning - multiple people have fallen victim to a scam involving Federal Reserve routing numbers and bill payments. The city says a citizen may receive a letter, e-mail, or video that asks them to pay a fee to use their social security number and a Federal Reserve Bank Routing number to pay bills from a trust.
Kansas City Justice
KANSAS CITY, MO - A Kansas City, Kansas man must spend 28 years behind bars for killing a woman in a Missouri apartment. Derrick Williams, 32, was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder, a pair of first-degree assault counts and three armed criminal action counts.
Southland Infrastructure Busted
LENEXA, Kan. -- Firefighters and police officers in Lenexa were dispatched to the area near Santa Fe Trail Drive, south of 95th Street Monday around 12:39 p.m. after a gas line in the area was cut. According to a tweet from the police department, some roads in the area are closed while crews work to make repairs.
Kansas City Creative Class Report
Heidi Van and Shea Ketchum - a Fringe veteran and a first-timer at the 13th annual fest - share a common goal: make winning theater
Talk to any Fringe Festival fan and you're likely to hear a casino metaphor before long. Kansas City's annual 11-day festival of theater, dance, film and visual art requires a gambler's spirit. Audience members bet blind on brand-new works. They roll the dice every time they buy a ticket for one of hundreds of festival performances.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .