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Closer to home, here are the local, nicer and community news links we're checking right now . . .
X-Mas Threatens Kansas City
MONTHS AWAY, BUT TODAY A HOLIDAY , TRADITION IS BACK. CODY: THE ANNUAL HOLIDAY MART STARTS TODAY AT BARTLE HALL. MATT: YOU CAN EXPECT A LOT OF WHAT YOU'RE SEEING RIGHT NOW. A LOT OF CHRISTMAS CHEER INSIDE BARTLE HALL AS WE BEGIN THIS FOUR DAY SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA.
Kansas City Tech Scene Capitalizes On Hype
Kansas City — a lively metropolitan area that straddles the line of Kansas and Missouri — was recently dubbed “The Silicon Prairie” by the Wall Street Journal. Cheesy naming aside, the comparison to Silicon Valley is easily drawn because Kansas City shows signs of becoming one of the country’s top startup destinations in the near future.
JoCo Rehab Debate Underway
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Enough is enough. That's the message residents who live near the old Sears property in Overland Park gave their city council Monday. The store was part of the former Metcalf South Mall, most of which ceased operating by 2014.
KC Singalong Coming Soon
"The circus is coming to town." That, in a nutshell, is reason enough for Kansas City actor and comedian John Mulvey to lay his money down for a Bob Dylan ticket. It's a passion Mulvey has pursued since he and his future wife first saw Dylan in a torrential downpour at the former Sandstone Amphitheater in 1989.
Kangaroos Learn Self-Healing
UMKC's Violence Prevention Program and Counseling Services help students deal with stress and practice self-care
Are you already feeling overwhelmed? In definite need of a break? Or feeling stressed? You're not alone. UMKC's Violence Prevention Program, along with Counseling Services, hosted a Snack and Self-Care event last week in the Student Union.
Kansas City Branding Dude Seyz Advertising Is Art
Kansas City, MO - You've seen their art - at Boulevard Brewing Company, Spin! Pizza, on your Sonic cup, and even at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. And it was designed right here in Kansas City. Campaigns created by the artists at Carpenter Collective are everywhere, and cofounder Tad Carpenter says that originality and innovation have set his firm apart from the pack.
Traditional Local Slither
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Where does world record largest snake in captivity live? Why, Kansas City, of course. The reticulated python turned 15 years old this year. Medusa was measured at 25 feet 2 inches, making her the longest snake in captivity. She also weighs in around 350 pounds.
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