Here are the top headlines in Kansas City for Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019:
Five Things You Need to Know
HOLT COUNTY, MO (KCTV/AP) -- The city of Craig is issuing a mandatory evacuation due to rising flood waters. (more)
ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOV) -- Due to flooding, Amtrak has suspended service between Kansas City and St. Louis through Sunday. (more)
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS (KCTV) -- The recycling industry is dying in many parts of the country. Right now, that’s not the case in the Kansas City area. (more)
KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -- Very few teams coming off 100-loss seasons head to spring training full of confidence. The Kansas City Royals are a rare exception. (more)
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (KCTV) --The Kansas Jayhawks and K-state Wildcats are waking up at their NCAA tournament destinations. They both enter the tournament as four seeds and for KU this is unfamiliar territory. (more)
Today’s Trending Story
HONOLULU, HI (AP) -- Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean. (more)
Kansas City Sports
Kansas City Royals v. Colorado Rockies/ Scottsdale, AZ/ 8:40 p.m.
Kansas Jayhawks v. Wichita State Shockers/ Wichita, KS/ 6 p.m.
Missouri Tigers v. Murray State Racers/ Columbia, MO/ 4 p.m.
Kansas State Wildcats v. Canisius Golden Griffins/ Manhattan, KS/ 3 p.m.