Hottie Erin starts our morning and provides inspiration as we check some of the top news links for right now. Take a peek:
The EPIC Kansas City Skyline
Kansas Trade Debate
Pulling out of a key trade deal may still be on the table, that's according to members of President Donald Trump's cabinet. The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, is a long-standing partnership between the United State, Canada, and Mexico. The auto industry is asking President Trump to pump the brakes on withdrawal talk.
Show-Me The Welfare/Word Debate
Missouri considers work requirement for people on food stamps
Pill Popper Problem Worsens
PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. -- The opioid epidemic is moving closer to Missouri and the metro. That's what senator Roy Blunt told a crowd this afternoon in Platte County. Blunt, a Republican who sits on the Appropriations Committee and chairs the subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services, says funding to curtail the addiction epidemic is already up 1,300 percent.
Kansas City Civility Teaching Moment
Allan Katz, a professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and head of American Public Forum, spoke on the issues of political discourse and civil dialogue during an event hosted by the League of Women Voters on Saturday at Atonement Lutheran Church in Overland Park. Video by Tammy Ljungblad/The Star.
Local Highway Flip Last Night
KCPD are investigating an accident that involved a pickup truck pulling a large camper trailer.
High Price Of Holding Onto The Past
The latest report came from Jon Morosi on Wednesday and it basically said Eric Hosmer 's camp were looking for more than seven years for their client. This could explain why Hosmer is still without a team, as maybe the suitors are strongly debating over whether or not Hosmer is worth that kind of deal.
Over The Next Hill is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .