Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Roeland Park Community Forum next week. Roeland Park will hold a community forum Jan. 5 at the Roeland Park Community Center. The session will start at 6 p.m. and cover three topics: the plan for R Park, a possible trail plan for Nall Park and a branding initiative for the city.

Prairie Village’s Grace Pickell featured in KU Athletics holiday card. SM East grad and KU high jumper Grace Pickell is one of the student athletes prominently featured in this year’s Jayhawk Athletics Holiday Card video. Check it out here.

Fairway native created first-ever viral video, says Bravo. Bravo TV this week credited Bruce Branit, a Fairway native who has returned to KC from LA, with creating the first-ever viral web video. In 2000, Branit and his partner, Jeremy Hunt, made a three-minute video showing a commercial airliner landing on the California freeway. [Kansas City Visual Effects Artist Credited With Making The First Viral Video — KCUR]

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