The Kansas City Royals busted open in the sixth inning Wednesday in a 7-2 victory, evening this World Series at a game a piece and reminding the San Francisco Giants of the throbbing heart inside the home dugout at Kauffman Stadium.
Lyft officials confirmed that their drivers will temporarily stop driving at noon Friday for up to 60 days while Lyft works with Kansas City to ensure a permanent future for such services. The agreement, which still awaits a federal judge’s signature, also temporarily halts a federal court lawsuit scheduled to go to trial Dec. 15.
Dedication pays off as Olathe North High School seniors Carolyn Culp and Marisha Madhira take both Kansas slots on the elite U.S. Army All-American Bowl Marching Band. “These are very driven kids,” said Olathe North band director Justin Love.
The KC Live “living room” in the Power & Light District was packed Tuesday evening with fans who watched the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants meet in the first game of the 2014 World Series.
A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days.
Ryan O’Connor of Olathe, a server at Rock & Brews at Prairefire, said he was turning to leave the table when Katelyn Davis said, “I was going to give you a tip, but I thought you’d like this better,” and pulled out a ticket to that night’s game against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium.
Health authorities will monitor people traveling into the U.S. from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea for Ebola for 21 days, as the outbreak of the deadly virus remains “persistent and widespread” in the West African countries.
Before Game One on Tuesday, Giants pitcher Jake Peavy talked about how disruptive fast base runners can be. Pitchers want to pitch in rhythm, but a fast runner on first base prevents that; the pitcher has to vary how long he holds the ball in the set position or the base runner will time the pitcher’s delivery to home plate, get a great jump and steal second base. In Game Two Peavy proved prophetic; when the Giants starting pitcher had a runner on base he was holding the ball in the set position and using a quicker delivery home—and he wasn’t as effective.
Kansas City’s Boulevard Brewing Company is celebrating 25 years in business with a Nov. 8 pub crawl through Westport with Odell Brewing Company. Odell, based in Fort Collins, Colo., also collaborated on Boulevard’s Silver Anniversary Ale.
Gov. Sam Brownback says he loves Kansas and worships God. If so, Brownback needs to get down on his knees and pray for forgiveness from Kansas and the Lord for the purely shameful, race-baiting TV ad his own campaign is running right now.