A Kansas City truck bound for Springfield, Missouri, was stolen Wednesday morning outside a loading dock. The truck thief proceeded to lead police on a winding chase for several hours before he was apprehended. The truck was loaded with cookie dough.
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An Iowa entertainment venue announced its 150-pound pickleball paddle has been certified as the world’s largest by Guinness World Records. Smash Park, a West Des Moines venue featuring drinks, pickleball and other yard games, announced “Big Blue,” a replica pickleball paddle measuring 13.6 feet tall and 6.9 feet wide, is now a Guinness World Record holder for the largest pickleball paddle. The park said it is celebrating the record with a month of food and drink specials, including a 192-ounce Moscow Mule. The venue said it will also be holding a celebrity pickleball tournament later this month featuring local media figures, business leaders and musicians.