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Kansas City Hype Cycle Cont'd
By Sly James, Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri When I became Mayor of Kansas City in 2011, residents were eager to see local government become more efficient, accountable, and responsive to their needs. They didn't want rhetoric. They wanted facts. And they deserved to see progress. That's why we started KCStat that December.
Global Warming Ruins Tradition
It was a perfect day to jump into a pool, at least if you ask hundreds of people with really good hearts. Today was the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics across the metro. KCTV5 was there for the Take 5 to Care Event: The Polar Plunge and 5k Strut for Special Olympics Kansas.
Highway Tragedy Overnight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A person was hit and killed by a vehicle on I-435 near Grandview Rd. Saturday night. Officers were called to the area just after 8 p.m. on the report of a person hit in the eastbound lane of traffic.
Old School Creative Class Icon Tribute
LOS ANGELES - Comic strip artist Mort Walker, a World War II veteran and Mizzou grad who satirized the Army and tickled millions of newspaper readers with the antics of the lazy private "Beetle Bailey," died Saturday. He was 94. Walker died at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, said Greg Walker, his eldest son and a collaborator.
Even Less Of An Irish Bar
When O'Dowd's Little Dublin opened on Country Club Plaza in Kansas City more than 20 years ago, it was one of the few casual spots in the area, focused on just a great pint and a good time.
Fun & Games @ Union Station
A new exhibit opens Friday at Union Station that features some of the world's most iconic sculptures made entirely out of LEGOs. Photographs of "Art of the Brick" are impressive but it must be seen in person to fully appreciate, said Nathan Sawaya, the artist behind the exhibit.
Celebrate Ned Yost Renaissance
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Ned Yost strode through a ballroom inside Bartle Hall, where the Royals were having their annual fan festival, unsure of who will be in his lineup when spring training begins next month. The often-crusty manager was smiling, anyway.
Norman Greenbaum - Spirit in the Sky is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .