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Never Forget This Is A Cowtown
A cattle truck overturned early Friday on northbound I-49 near Commercial Street in Harrisonville. Northbound I-49 was closed. Crews were trying to round up some cows that escaped. It was not immediately clear if the driver of the truck was hurt. Authorities are diverting traffic in the area.
Setting Up Pill Dump Weekend
The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency holds its annual spring Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Police departments across the Kansas City metro will collect peoples' old and unused prescription medications. Overland Park police have eight locations where people can drop off medications that they no longer need.
Celebrate Classy Kansas City Development
The young classical musicians who train at Park University's International Center for Music have been winning national and international awards, and going on to prestigious positions. One such alum is violinist David Radzynski, concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic, one of the youngest violinists to lead a major international orchestra.
Mapping Kansas City Measles
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There are now 10 confirmed cases of the measles in Kansas City and eight more exposure locations to go along with the new cases. Three of those KC cases were students who attend schools in the Liberty School District, and another case was reported in a student from the North Kansas City School District.
Local Community Brew
Editor's note: Startland News is continuing its "Fund Me, KC" feature to highlight area entrepreneurial efforts to accelerate businesses or projects. If you or your startup is running a crowdfunding campaign, let us know by contacting email@example.com. Today's featured campaign from Kansas City-based East Aster Brewing, which applies lessons from microbiology and microbrewing to gardening in challenging soil.
Kansas City Foodie Consideration
Restaurant review: Black Dirt, Jonathan Justus' long-awaited second act, is germinating on the South Plaza
Zach Bauman Does anything sound more frivolous than a fritter? Order one and try to stop the hard consonants from fizzing off the tip of your tongue. No other food insists so fervently on its own cuteness.
The McTavish Weekend List Is More Informed Than Your Guessing Game Or Netflix Plans
Go beyond your borders. You can do it this weekend with entertaining events whose practitioners and boosters are either from or inspire thoughts of different lands. Here's the smart play for anyone who in any way wonders what's over that seemingly faraway hill: Don't stand still. Make the crossing.
Avicii - Levels is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .