Kansas City Metro News Potpourri

Right now we celebrate CLASSIC JORDAN and share these news links that we really couldn't find a place for but still are worth a glimpse for those who have time to smell the flowers and deep dive into local news . . .

More Deets On KCMO Future Drama

Hulu Is Filming A Pilot For A Political Dystopia Called 'Kansas City' ... In Atlanta

Hulu is casting the pilot for a TV show called "Kansas City," which will be filmed in Atlanta, Georgia. The concept for the show is dystopian. According to KMBC, it will be set in Kansas City, in a future in which the city is deeply divided between liberals and conservatives with a wall between the two sides.

Searching Kansas City

RideKC: Scavenger Hunt Edition

We get it: the allure of air conditioning on a steamy summer day is alluring. But there is such a thing as going stir-crazy, and RideKC has a cure for that summer affliction. It's called the RideKC Scavenger Hunt Volume 2, and it takes hunters through Kansas City's downtown corridor along the RideKC Main MAX line.

Show-Me Doggie Rehabilitation

Puppies for Parole: Missouri program lets inmates train shelter dogs

The Missouri Department of Corrections has hit a milestone. Ellie, a 10-month-old coonhound was the 5,000th dog the department adopted out through its Puppies For Parole program. Cosby Lester is an inmate at Chillicothe Correctional Center, and she's also one of the certified dog trainers at the prison.

Tribute After Kansas Tragedy

Kansas will memorialize 10 fallen law enforcement officers across the state

Ten Kansas roadways - including a highway near Sedgwick County - will soon be dedicated to fallen law enforcement officers. The designations come after SB 375 was passed earlier this year, declaring the memorials for nine Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and a Johnson County deputy who were killed in the line of duty.

Journalism Postscript After Disgrace

How journalists got it wrong about Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

"Never say you know the last word about any human heart," the novelist Henry James wrote, but journalists do it all the time anyway.

Tragic Kansas Case Conclusion

Woman faked pregnancy after miscarriage - then murdered friend and stole newborn

A Texas woman who faked a pregnancy for several months was found guilty Tuesday of fatally shooting a former co-worker in Kansas and kidnapping the victim's newborn baby with the intention of raising the child as her own. A Sedgwick County jury found Yesenia Sesmas guilty of first-degree premeditated and intentional murder, kidnapping and interference with parental custody.

Kansas City Good Cause Coming Up

Shatterproof: Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run 2018

KMBC's Steven Albritton is hosting the Shatterproof 5K again! The Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run will be held at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday, June 9th, 2018. The program will begin at 9:00am, with the 5K starting at 9:30am. Walker registration is free. Runners can still register for $50.

Kansas City Football Wishful Thinking

Arrowheadlines: NFL analyst lists five reasons the Chiefs will make '18 playoffs

Five reasons why the Chiefs will make the 2018 NFL playoffs | NFL.com No. 4) A saucy flock of weapons Alex Smith produced the league's top Deep Passer Rating in 2017, per Pro Football Focus. That's a credit to Smith, but something of an aberration during his long career.

Local Lunch Link

Video: 'Have you eaten?' KC Pinoy adds food math to flavorful Filipino fare

Editor's note: The following content about Chrissy Nucum's KC Pinoy is sponsored by Mid-Continent Public Library but independently produced by Startland News. KC Pinoy food truck's last customer of the day was aptly named: Lucky.


Lynyrd Skynyrd bringing farewell tour to Kansas City this fall

Lynyrd Skynyrd's final 'Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour' will stop in Kansas City this fall.

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