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KCMO Joins Fight To Save The Internets
A Dozen Cities Just Launched a Plan to Protect Net Neutrality
Building Up Northeast
By Michael Bushnell If you've driven North on I-35 from the downtown area recently, you've no doubt noticed quite a bit of dirt moving on the Southeast corner of the Missouri route 210 exit ramp.
Taking Golden Ghetto Life
Johnson County sent out new property appraisal notices in February. Homeowners began squawking a few days later. In some neighborhoods, the value of a single-family home has shot skyward. Countywide, the average home value has gone up 7 percent - more than triple the inflation rate.
Local Inner Suburban Critters On The Prowl And Then Your Dumb Joke
FAIRWAY, Kan. - Fairway residents are being warned to avoid contact with raccoons out of fear they may have distemper. City officials emailed residents Monday about a "significant" increase in the number of raccoons showing signs of the disease recently. The city said that raccoons with distemper will approach humans, something the species doesn't normally do.
Home Team Question Of The Day
Many were expecting a rebuild with the Royals this year with the expected departure of many free agents. While the Royals may still try to rebuild, it is clear the want to try to win games in 2018 as well, bringing back Mike Moustakas and Alcides Escobar, and bringing in outfielder Jon Jay and first baseman Lucas Duda on very cheap deals.
Local Irish Hipster Schedule
Courtesy J. Rieger and Co. Tuesday, March 13 Up north, Repeal 18th (1825 Buchanan) is hosting a Japanese whiskey tasting beginning at 5 p.m. Guests will learn about and sample a variety of premium Japanese spirits, including the Akashi, Iwai Tradition, Hibiki Harmony and Nikka Pure Malt labels.
Kansas City Ticket To Hollywood???
Kacey Musgraves - Butterflies is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .