EPIC lines and hungry suburbanites crowd around a burger joint that's earning unprecedented love from the Kansas City metro media.
Amid worsening inflation, rising gas prices and American scarcity . . . The pursuit of greasy fare dominates the midday.
Bright side . . . At least low-rent capitalism is showing signs of strength.
But a line of SUVs burning fuel to scarf down cheeseburgers might or might not feed into the idea of American exceptionalism.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The lights are on and the menu board is up, and before you know it, the doors at Whataburger will finally be open. Whataburger has been the talk of Lee's Summit since it was first announced it would get the popular Texas fast food chain.
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - 11 a.m. | Whataburger is officially open. The first two cars in line got 52 free Whataburgers - that's one for every week in the year. Jackie Clark was first in line bright and early at 6 a.m.
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) --- Traffic delays on highways in the Kansas City metro area are common. What's not common is a fast food restaurant being the reason for them. The first Whataburger location on Northeast Douglas Street just south of Interstate 470 in Lee's Summit will open Monday in Lee's Summit.
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