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Closer to home here are the just a few more local news links worth a peek and mostly related to sports:
Kansas City Fan Earns International Fame
It's been the subject of derision, ridicule and debate....to the point a referendum of members was once held to see whether it should be done away with. But now the Fremantle Dockers club song has a new unofficial biggest public fan, all the way in the United States.
Adocacy Game In Costume
Missouri lawmakers passed a spending plan that will ensure Planned Parenthood does not receive funding from the state, and a number of disgruntled protesters dressed up as handmaids to air their grievances. Despite Missouri's dedication to life, Planned Parenthood previously received federal funding that allowed the organization to receive money for birth control and cancer screenings allocated to low-income individuals.
Local Soccer Dude Big Bucks
Sporting Kansas City ranks 12th of the 23 Major League Soccer teams in terms of player salaries in 2018. For the first time, the club has a player that makes more than $1 million. See how SKC compares with other MLS teams.
Kansas City Sketchy Tow Game
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Lee's Summit couple is still trying to get their car repaired after it was crushed by concrete in a city parking garage. Nearly one month ago, part of a KCMO parking garage ceiling collapsed on their car. Since then it's been back and forth with the city, and their car is still crushed.
Football Fanboy Consideration
There is little doubt that what Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt was able to do during his rookie campaign was pretty special. He burst on to the scene in front of a national television audience against the defending champion New England Patriots and the rest of the season was his for the taking.
Home Team Shuffle Coming Soon
This is going to be a hot topic for the Kansas City Royals this year. Although the Central is really bad the Royals are still rebuilding. And they still have a depleted minor league system. Therefore, come July they will need to make some moves to add to the system.
Kansas City Movie Game
They say you can't go home again. But what if you bring drones, quilts and a marching band? On a warm, sunny Saturday last October, David Wayne Reed was in a machine shed on his family's farm near Louisburg, Kansas, giving instructions to about 60 people who were helping him film his movie "Eternal Harvest."
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .