Lots of good stuff here for our clock watcher pals as we dream of Sabine and a not so Winter-y weekend.
Kansas City Soccer Stays Losing
After just two seasons of play at Swope Park Soccer Village, the Swope Park Rangers will be playing their 2018 season elsewhere, just months after the facility's other professional tenant, FC Kansas City, folded and saw its players moved to Salt Lake City.
Show-Me More Strange Bedfellows
JEFFERSON CITY * On at least four occasions last year, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens visited the offices of the nonprofit formed to promote his agenda, according to a Post-Dispatch review of his daily calendar. He must have liked what he saw.
Lesson In Gun Safety???
University of Kansas film professor Kevin Willmott made national headlines last fall for wearing a bullet-proof vest in protest of a new state law allowing concealed weapons on campuses. He said he'd wear the vest until the law changed. And with start of the spring semester this week, Willmott is keeping that promise.
Tribute To Plaza Worker Greatness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A well-known and well-respected business owner on the Country Club Plaza died. Tim McDaniel, owner of Plaza Shoe Shine, was just 54 years old. His shop sits next to Starbucks. McDaniel's family created a GoFundMe page to pay for his funeral.
Golden Ghetto RAGE Of The Day
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A neighborhood in Overland Park is divided after their HOA made plans to pay $40,000 to replace a fence. The fence backs up to about 20 homes along College Parkway in the Shannon Valley neighborhood. However, people who live on the interior of the neighborhood say it's not what the funds are for.
Old School Summer Sounds
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Def Leppard and Journey are bringing their 2018 tour to Kansas City this summer. The two bands will perform at Sprint Center Wednesday, July 25. It's part of their 58 city tour that kicks of May 21 in Hartford, Conn. Live Nation Entertainment made the announcement Friday morning.
Kansas City Road Trip Weekend
Go exploring in Lawrence, Kansas, this weekend as the fourth annual Downtown Lawrence Restaurant Week kicks off Friday and runs through next Saturday. More than 30 restaurants are offering lunch and dinner specials. Ramen Bowls (918 Massachusetts St.) has a jalapeno-infused sake, Mr. Bacon (624 N. Second St.)
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