Once again we start the morning with classic Jordan as we reach across the metro to snag some of the top MSM news links for right now. Take a peek:
Kansas City Morning Traffic Shut Down
Police have closed eastbound Interstate 70 past Van Brunt Boulevard after a crash left one person in critical condition early Thursday morning.
Kansas City Old School Strange Brew
Circus grounds and beer
KCPS Lesson In Cray
It took Sandra Allen a few years but when she finally read the 60-page autobiographical manuscript her paranoid schizophrenic uncle Bob sent her, she found a lens into his creative, curious and sometimes discombobulating mind. Today, Allen reflects on what her uncle's life reveals about mental health in America.
Little Live For Veterans
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Local homeless veterans who need help putting a roof back over their head will soon have access to a community designed for this purpose. The Veterans Community Project has spent the past two years planning and constructing a village of tiny homes at 89th and Troost, and on Monday the first veteran will move in.
Local Grass Man Winning
George is the only Super Bowl groundskeeper in the history of the game!
Kansas City's Greatest Jazz Man
A consummate entertainer, Lonnie McFadden is a Kansas City institution. He's best known as the trumpet-playing half of the tap-dancing McFadden Brothers, in which Lonnie and his brother, Ronnie McFadden, entertain Las Vegas-style in the vein of Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Prima.
TKC Reader Share: Bubba's Last Chance
The Royals have a rich tradition of centerfielders from Amos Otis to Willie Wilson to Carlos Beltrán. Lorenzo Cain has patrolled centerfield with elite defense at Kauffman Stadium for the last six years, but barring a surprising development on the free agent market, there will be a new centerfielder tracking down flyballs this season.
Bill Withers - Just The Two Of Us is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .