Starbeams: Songwriter’s Death Reminds of When KC Still Mattered, Chivas-SKC, Light Rail

Songwriter Jerry Leiber, who with longtime partner Mike Stoller wrote, "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," "Kansas City " and dozens of hits, died Monday. He was 78. Once again, our top story is about people used to write about Kansas City.

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The much-anticipated date for Chivas Guadalajara’s visit to Livestrong Sporting Park is set. Sporting Kansas City will play the storied Mexican club on Oct. 12.  That’s bad news for the Roeland Park Walmart’s sales on October 12.

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Kansas City is finally getting serious about light rail downtown. They want to build a small starter-line between River Market and Union Station. The city hopes to complete the project by 2015.  Just in time to transport all the unemployed people in the River Market to meet with the unemployed people at Union Station.

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2 Responses to Starbeams: Songwriter’s Death Reminds of When KC Still Mattered, Chivas-SKC, Light Rail

  1. Vic Throxton says:

    Finall A Funny
    99.9% of the time you’re not even remotely funny. But that WALMART commet was funny. Now the 365 day count down until your next funny comment.

  2. Hearne Christopher says:

    Don’t forget about the human interest, weird news content aspect!

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