Right now we're sharing just a few local news links worth a peek for tonight's news cycle.
Check-it . . .Royal FAIL Tonight
Let's not bury the lede here: the Kansas City Royals and the Minnesota Twins played a baseball game, which the Twins won 2-1. During that game, however, the Royals hit into a triple play. This is rare enough; the last triple play the Royals hit into occurred on April 20, 2012, a game that featured the Holy Trinity of Yuniesky Betancourt, Chris Getz, and Jeff Francoeur.
Missouri Never Forgets
by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: PLEASANT VALLEY, Mo. - A memorial honoring the lives lost on September 11, 2001 is currently being built outside of the Pleasant Valley Fire Station. The Pleasant Valley Fire Fighters Association announced in August 2020 that it had acquired metal from the site of the World Trade Center twin towers through a donation from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Summer Tragedy Hits Home
A Shawnee, Kansas, mother and her two young children were killed in a boating accident on the Neosho River Saturday evening.The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism reports several agencies responded to the area of the Burlington City Dam around 6:30 p.m.
Kansas Vaxx Downsized
Kansas ordered less than 1% of its vaccine allocation from the federal government for this week. The state health department's disclosure Friday came as its data showed that Kansas still had nearly 593,000 unused doses. The state health department said that this week it ordered only 1,020 or 0.7% of its federal allocation of 147,660 vaccine doses.
Show-Me Plague Comeback?!?
Sherry Weldon thought the worst of the pandemic was over for Livingston County, a rural area in northern Missouri, after the winter. Confirmed cases had essentially dropped down to zero. Schools had largely stayed open. But starting at the end of April, cases started popping up.
Artsy Pushback Against Hateration
One of the 2020 graduates to have recently walked in a twice-delayed commencement ceremony at the University of Kansas-first delayed because of the pandemic, and then postponed for torrential rain-doesn't have to hope to make his mark on the world. Artist Roger Shimomura has already made his mark.
Kansas City Heat Arrives This Week
well. It is still pretty hot out there, humid as well, pools. Probably a popular spot today, I would say. So you know, we just have a couple of little thunderstorms popping up. But in general, yeah, it's that heat and humidity. Yesterday we had a high of 87 degrees today.
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