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Closer to home, debate and the local continues . . .
Kansas City Soccer Celebration Or Just More Tourism Hype?!?!
In the eve of the 2018 World Cup, FIFA officials announced the 2026 World Cup is coming to the United States as part of a joint North American bid - and Kansas City is in the running to be a host city. "It's something to behold," said Brian Bliss, Sporting KC's Director of Player Personnel.
Early Morning Run-In
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A car crashed through a business window and sent one person to the hospital Thursday morning. It happened around 2 a.m. at the Platte Woods Food Mart near I-29 and NW 72nd Street. The driver told investigators he was attempting to take off his shoes, but one of the shoes got stuck between the pedals.
Golden Ghetto Suggestions Wanted
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Basketball courts, gardens, a farmers market. Everything is on the table as the city of Overland Park considers how to renovate Santa Fe Commons Park. Consultants the city hired to redesign the park at 81st and Santa Fe Drive want to hear from residents and people who use the park.
Local Good Deeds For Vets
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This weekend, hundreds of people from around the country, including a metro veteran and his team, will head to Leadville, Colorado, for what's hailed as one of the most grueling marathons. The 26-mile race travels through trails and up mountainsides, reaching an elevation of more than 13,000 feet.
Local Low-Rent Golfing
Golfers in this week's U.S. Open will be trying to avoid hitting a ball into the sand. But at courses in Harrisonville, Missouri, or Leonardville, Kansas, finding the sand is equivalent to a day at the beach. They're sand green courses, where the usual finely manicured, welcome-mat grass is replaced by sand.
EXCELLENT Big Slick Roundup From An Outsiders Perspective
Actor and comedian David Koechner sat down with Mashable to discuss the Big Slick, a charity event he hosts alongside Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, and Rob Riggle that benefits cancer research at Children's Mercy in Kansas City. Koechner will also visit several cities across the U.S.
Kansas City Musical Respite
It's summertime in Kansas City, Missouri, and Kevin Morby is taking a breather. Fresh off a cross-country tour, with a winding itinerary of European dates ahead, the musician is laying low in his hometown, "just trying to pretend that I'm a normal person in society," he says with an easy laugh.
Backstreet Boys - I Want It That Way is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .