Gov. Jay Nixon to (finally) connect Kansas City with the rest of the Katy Trail | The Kansas City Star

Headlines are quick hits from media outlets from Missouri and around the world. Follow the headline link for the full story. The source of this headline says:

The new section will follow the corridor of the old Rock Island Railroad for 47.5 miles from Pleasant Hill to Windsor, where there will be a junction with the current Katy Trail State Park.

“This will be a day for Missourians to celebrate, as our outstanding Katy Trail connects to Kansas City on this new trail,” Nixon said in a statement. “What a great opportunity this will be for Missourians of all ages and visitors from across the country and around the world to enjoy this fantastic cross-state trail.”