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Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

Heavy rains Friday night caused flash flooding in the Westport area which flooded roads and overwhelmed drainage systems in the area. At Freebirds World Burrito, 554 Westport Rd., employees had to deal with water coming up through the floor drains and the toilets, flooding the eatery. Employees including Sydney Griffin and Justin Laikart used long-handled squeegees to clear the water from the restaurant. Video by Tammy Ljungblad

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An heirloom tomato ‘passion gone wild’ at KCK’s Kurlbaum Farm

It’s a great season for tomatoes at Kurlbaum Farm in Kansas City, Kan. Liz Kurlbaum, a.k.a. The Tomato Lady, shares her love of heirloom tomatoes with the city’s top chefs. The Tomato Lady, and her husband, Sky Kurlbaum, a.k.a., The Tomato Sommelier, offer tomato-themed dinners at the farm. Watch for their tomatoes in area supermarkets.

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Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

Heavy rains Friday night caused flash flooding in the Westport area which flooded roads and overwhelmed drainage systems in the area. At Freebirds World Burrito, 554 Westport Rd., employees had to deal with water coming up through the floor drains and the toilets, flooding the eatery. Employees including Sydney Griffin and Justin Laikart used long-handled squeegees to clear the water from the restaurant. Video by Tammy Ljungblad
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