Winter weather leaves KC area roads an icy mess

Icy conditions combined with heavy shopping and increased holiday travel created a mess on KC area roadways Saturday, with treacherous conditions, road closures and numerous accidents making life miserable for many drivers.

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The annual Mayor's Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at Crown Center Square in Kansas City featured holiday music and a 100-foot Douglas fir strung with 7,200 white lights.