International hottie & fashion news worth a peek at the golden hour:
Daily Mail: Emily Ratajkowski goes topless in revealing snap... after flaunting her derriere in tiny swimsuit
Closer to home, these news links have captured our attention as well:
Urban Core Cash Approved
Incentives for an $80 million mixed-use project that would include 450 apartments and 28,000 square feet of retail at the corner of Armour Boulevard and Troost Avenue were green-lighted Thursday by the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority.
Local Corporate Compromise
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After months of delays and political wranglings, the Department of Veteran's Affairs signed a $10 billion contract with KC-area health technology company Cerner. In a release late Thursday afternoon, acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said he and former VA Secretary David Shulkin took extra time to review the contract due to its length and size.
Keeping The Golden Ghetto Safe
Overland Park police say a corner at 103rd and Metcalf is one of the problem spots where they've seen accidents between bikes and cars. Now, they're hoping to spread some awareness to keep those numbers down.
KCMO Gunfire Today
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --One person is fighting for their life after a shooting in Kansas City Thursday. It happened around 10:21 a.m. near 36th and Norton. Police have not yet said what led up to the shooting or if a suspect was taken into custody. They would only say that the victim has life-threatening injuries.
Old School Troubles For Royals On The Way To 100 Loses
There are many numbers in baseball. Some would say too many. But let's just focus on two different sets of numbers. Real simple. Here's this first set. Now, I know math isn't everyone's strong suit, but see if you can tell the pattern going on here: Got it? Ok.
Lesson In NetFlix Fear
It has been labeled controversial and groundbreaking. The Netflix series '13 Reasons Why' forced families and schools to discuss the difficult topic of mental health, bullying and what needs to be done to keep children safe and healthy. Now the jarring series is getting ready to release season 2.
More KCMO Hipster Weekend Celebration
Not all happy hours are the same. Kansas City Community Gardens (6917 Kensington Ave.) hosts a Yard Games Happy Hour from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday night. They'll have oversized versions of Jenga and Connect Four, as well as beer from Stockyards and Boulevard.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .