Starting Monday with some interesting news and links but but not quite a return to the grind just yet. Still, local items worth a share and a click for those starting their day before everybody else . . .
The KCMO Agenda Inside The Loop
Here's the highlight reel for the Downtown KC arts & entertainment scene for Monday to Sunday, Oct. 9-16: Crossroads KC - Downtown's ultimate outdoor concert venue - features two performance this week, including Queens of the Stone Age with Royal Blood in a sold-out show at 7:30 p.m.
Judges Rule Kansas Schools
Last week the state lost again at the Kansas Supreme Court, which unanimously ruled that Kansas is underfunding its public schools, with repercussions for academically struggling children across the state - and especially for students and taxpayers who live in resource-poor school districts.
Show-Me The Guv Against Trolls
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' staff says the Republican's popular Facebook and Twitter accounts are unofficial and therefore exempt from public records requests, including one seeking the number of users he's blocked from seeing content on those accounts.
Tragic Local Tribute
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Sunday, Oct. 8, Rosilyn Temple hosted a birthday party complete with balloons, friends, family and of course, a cake. "PeeWee celebrated his birthday every year. He did it big, so momma's doing big as she can in her own way," Temple told the people gathered in her front yard.
Seasons Change In Kansas City
Dear, "New Generation" of Kansas City Royals fans, We're writing this letter to explain why you should not abandon the Boys in Blue, even though it appears many of the team's core players will do that same thing this offseason.
Lil Yachty, Young Thug - On Me is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .