This thing was posted at 4:11 in the AM and if you're up, then you're either up too early or too late. Accordingly, here's a few news links that are interesting and noteworthy and still deserve consideration from early morning news junkies.
So we've gathered them here in order to move on . . .
Take a peek . . .
Kansas City Heat Report Updated
We'll see a high Tuesday of 97 degrees. The heat index will top 100 again. There's no significant change in the forecast for the next several days.
Politico Tribute Story
The push by Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II to have a statue of President Harry Truman placed in the U.S. Capitol is moving ahead - but with a twist he did not anticipate or want.On Monday, Cleaver said Missouri Republicans have maneuvered successfully to demote one of the state's better known statesmen, Thomas Hart Benton.
Domestic Abuse Survivor Testimony
'I will walk again': Metro mom run over by ex-boyfriend's van working toward recovery https://t.co/uydr56UXzq via @fox4kc
Local Advocate Against Crime
Metro mom helps grieving families despite no answers in her own son's murder https://t.co/z8p5uisJeH
Helping Kick Footballer Heath Trouble
Former NFL players continue to suffer from the effects of head injuries on the field. And now, a Chiefs Hall-of-Famer wants to do something about it. Nick Lowery says he can no longer sit on the sidelines. "This is not just about football," said Lowery. "Head injuries are a life issue for all of us."
KCPD Offer Hand Up
Kansas City police help single mother of three found sleeping in a stairwell
Suspected Sunflower State Fire Woman
MCCUNE, Kan. (AP) -- A 46-year-old woman is charged in a series of arson fires that have plagued the southeast Kansas town of McClune for the last three years. Crawford County authorities say Sherry Kerby, of McClune, was arrested Monday night by investigators from the county and the state fire marshal's office on one count of arson to a dwelling.
Celebrate Kansas City Toy Tech
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A city spokesman confirmed to 41 Action News conversations are underway between Kansas City and Bird, a dockless scooter app, about bringing the technology to town. 41 Action News first reported the possibility last week when Bird's website posted a picture of Kansas City's skyline on its homepage.
Help After Tragedy & Domestic Drama
Northland Backhoe Backstory Revealed
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Remember Kansas City Waterway
In continuing with our 7-11 themed issue for July 11th, we offer this Max Bernstein-published Linen-type postcard of Big Eleven Lake in Kansas City, Kansas. The lake is all that is left of a larger water themed park designed by noted Kansas City landscape architectural firm of Hare & Hare.
The Sordid Kansas City Scouting Sitch
The question has come up quite a bit. Will the Kansas City Royals really sell off all players who have value? Are they serious when they say they will listen to all trade requests? Will the Royals trade controllable players to help with the rebuild? All are valid questions.
And this is the FIRST OPEN THREAD of the day . . .