We start Saturday with stormy weather, Lucy body acceptance hotness and more than a few Kansas City MSM links. Take a look:
Show-Me KCMO Hollywood Tax Breaks
Kansas City, here we come. That could be the rallying cry among filmmakers who want to take advantage of the cityscapes, historic jazz scene and trendy Country Club Plaza ambiance of this town along the banks of the Missouri River.
Cruel Kansas City Power Play
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Reconciliation Services is a mainstay at 31st and Troost. Every Friday, Father Justin Mathews, executive director of the organization, caters to Kansas City's working poor and homeless. They come in for a hot meal as the nights get colder. Volunteers hustle to feed more than 400 people.
Inside The JoCo Crackdown This Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Court documents reveal that officials found more than $75,000 in counterfeit items at a Mission, Kansas store. Johnson County Sheriff deputies raided Sue's Accessories on Nov. 9, taking the owner, So Wun Pak, into custody and seizing many items in her store.
Inner-Suburban Chase Aftermath
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- An Independence man is facing charges after threatening a Lee's Summit officer with a rifle after a police chase Friday. Richard Connely, 30, was charged in Jackson County with first-degree assault and armed criminal action, prosecutors said. Around 4:30 a.m.
Rolling In Cash
School districts across North America are on board with Transportant - to the tune of $11 million in pre-sale agreements, co-founder John Styers said. The startup, which uses video-based technology to allow students, parents and school administrators to better monitor school buses, announced the milestone - $10 million over its goal of $1 million in pre-sales - Thursday at Lean Lab's Launch[ED] Day pitch event.
Another Reason To Hate STL
There are plenty of teams interested in adding Eric Hosmer to their lineup this offseason. It leaves the Kansas City Royals, who are still interested in retaining the first baseman, with plenty of rivals in vying for Hosmer's signature.
Kansas City Great Expectations
Based on the team's current record and standing within the AFC, the Kansas City Chiefs said postseason tickets will go on sale next week. The team said in a news release that tickets for a potential AFC Wild Card or AFC Divisional home game will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m.
Paramore: Fake Happy is the song of the day and this OPEN THREAD for right now . . .