Life Lesson: Clever Mouse Shuts Down Kansas City Library

There are many important stories happening right now in Kansas City.

This is not one of them.

However, this cheesy slice of life defines our local blogging journey and it's a big part of the reason why we maintain this humble Internets space . . . Even in a lackadaisical fashion on some days of the week.

The story of a mouse reminding local readers who is REALLY in charge is our favorite Kansas City report of the week so far.

Posted proudly because this kind of hyper-local journalism is often overlooked by the cruel social media algorithm that takes no joy in local life . . . Or by pundit power players who spend every moment of the day scheming on how to manipulate the electorate. 

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Mouse chews through wiring knocking out A/C to Kansas City library branch

HONG KONG (AP) - The French joint operator of a Chinese nuclear plant near Hong Kong said Monday that the plant is dealing with a "performance issue" but is currently operating within safety limits, following a report of a potential radioactive leak.

Metro library closed after mouse chews through wires on HVAC

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Mid-Continent Public Library's Red Bridge Branch, located at 453 E Red Bridge Rd., will be closed until further notice due to HVAC repair and pest control. Library officials say it appears as if a mouse chewed through some wires on the HVAC unit.

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