We play just a bit of catch-up inspired by hottie Joey and move forward with some of the most important links for this morning . . .
McTavish Plans The Weekend
Huh? What's that? Come again? Carrying on a conversation this weekend might be tougher than usual, if you choose to turn up the volume with goings-on rooted in rock music, monster trucks, boisterous laughs and other forms of sonic dynamite. There's also the promise of loud costumes. Pardon?
Progressive Musical Coming Soon
The wait is almost over. The dates of the Kansas City run for the musical phenomenon "Hamilton" will be announced Sunday, Jan. 14. Look for the details that morning on KansasCity.com and in the The Star's print edition. But then there will be more waiting.
Locals Need Gift Of Life
The Community Blood Center in Kansas City is reporting a blood supply emergency. "We're asking people who maybe haven't donated for a while to come in and donate -- if you've never donated, come in and donate," said David Graham, executive director.
Kansas City Cold Liability
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Clearing ice and snow from slippery sidewalks is every property owner's job in KCMO. Although fines for a treacherous walkway can reach $100, city officials say it's usually handled with a reminder. "We don't have inspectors who go around looking for sidewalks," said Chris Hernandez, the city's communications director.
Kansas City Can't Drive
A car fire early Friday slowed traffic on I-435 near Holmes Road. Emergency crews were called about 6:45 a.m. to the area. Initially, two lanes of traffic were blocked because of the emergency response. The damaged vehicle remains on the shoulder of the highway. All lanes of traffic reopened just after 7 a.m.
Kansas 'Great War' Art Debut
The National World War I Museum and Memorial on Friday announced a big debut for its $5 million Wylie Gallery. The new 3,500-square-foot space inside the museum, set to open on February 23, will feature one of the world's largest war-related paintings: John Singer Sargent's Gassed. "It's a monumental painting.
Kansas City Double QB Dilemma
Talking Football: K.C.'s Schwartz on Smith/Mahomes
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