Not so long ago Lucy and Michelle were the best of friends. Nowadays we don't see them as much together but we hope in the coming year they find time to reconnect in the spirit of friendship and hope of 2018 & #TBT today AND as inspiration for this glimpse at Kansas City morning news links.
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Kansas City Park Conversation
The Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation department is seeking public input on potential improvements to Prospect Plaza Park. To that end, the Parks Department has collaborated with the Independence Plaza Neighborhood Association on a survey designed to help shape the department's Master Plan moving forward.
For Planning Local Boozy Tour
What makes a song a Kansas City song? We revisit the classic "standards" that once defined the KC sound. Plus: a local writer takes us on a tour of the nearby breweries, distilleries and vineyards on both sides of the state line. Guests:
New Lawman In Town
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed an interim U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Sessions announced Timothy Garrison's appointment in a news release Wednesday. His appointment is effective Friday. Garrison has been an assistant U.S. attorney in the district's Springfield office since 2007.
More Perspective On Kobach FAIL
The fight over whether Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated the constitution in his quest to demand proof of citizenship from voters goes to trial, with a ruling Wednesday that could complicate his case, in March. A federal judge tossed aside some testimony Kobach had hoped to present in his long-running contention that voter fraud is commonplace.
Local Sound Rediscovered
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- What appears to be the fiddle of one of country music's all-time greats is sitting at a Kansas City-area Goodwill warehouse right now. Fox 4 has uncovered how Roy Acuff's fiddle ended up being donated. It's a mystery that's even been baffling employees since bids for the prized fiddle began to skyrocket.
Local Hipster Weekend Already Underway
If you don't want to root for the Tennessee Titans, the first round opponent of the Kansas City Chiefs, that's completely understandable. But that doesn't mean you have to shun the foods of Nashville. We've got plenty of the top Nashville hits right here in KC.
Kansas City Saturday TV Time
KMBC 9 announced today its broadcast schedule for Saturday's start to the NFL Playoffs. The station will televise the Kansas City Chiefs' first-round matchup against the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:35 p.m. on KMBC 9, with local "Kickoff to the Playoffs" pre-game coverage starting at 1:00 p.m.
Stereo MCs "Connected" is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .