For Kansas City workers on their way out the door, take a look at some news highlights along with this bit of newsworthy career inspiration:
Daily Mail: Adriana Lima shows off her sculpted legs in three different looks during NYC photoshoot
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Closer to home and concerning the local discourse . . .
If You're Gonna Get Hit By A Car In KC Proper, This Is Probably The Spot
Crosswalks are not new technology, but it's new in Brookside, and the goal is to help keep pedestrians safe. If you've walked along 63rd Street in the area, it's easy to see why a more dedicated crosswalk was needed. "Lots of traffic, lots of confusion ...
Swedish Persecution In Kansas City!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo.- A midtown restaurant didn't open for lunch Friday after someone broke in overnight. The owners of Krokstrom Klubb & Market, Katee McLean and Josh Rodgers, said they discovered the door to the front and back of their restaurant busted when arrived to open at 10:30 a.m.
Have You Seen This Golden Ghetto Drugstore Cowboy Suspect???
Overland Park, Kansas, police released surveillance pictures from a robbery early Friday at a Walgreens store. The store at 7500 Metcalf Ave. was robbed about 5 a.m., police said. Authorities said the man walked into the store and back to the pharmacy, pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded OxyContin.
Sleaze Scummit Getting Worse
Two Independence men, who fled from Lee's Summit police on Thursday until it ended after a short standoff, have been charged in recent armed robberies in Lee's Summit. Billy J. Standley, 21, and William C. Crawford, 33, each face three counts of first-degree robbery and three counts of armed criminal action.
Elite Local Good Life Rehab
Craig Slawson and his firm, Epoch Developments, hosted a ribbon-cutting event at the old Kansas City Club building, which Slawson bought for $1.76 million at a bankruptcy auction two and a half years ago. Here's a look inside the former social club that now serves largely as event space.
Local Tech Cash Giveaway
Two Kansas City startups each recently earned $10,000 awards through a program promoting gigabit app development in the metro. A third firm won previously. OnTimeSocial and PlanIT Impact were among 11 companies honored this spring by , which seeks to leverage networking technologies to build stronger smart communities.
At Least Somebody Is Trying To Clean Up Jackson County
Leaves, sticks and debris from a south Kansas City cemetery were stuffed into 297 bags on a recent Saturday morning. The cemetery, tucked inside the Timber Hill Estates subdivision at 125 th and Wornall, is an old community burial ground, holding generations-old memories that have long since been forgotten.
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