Check a bit of progress in the ongoing #MeToo battle for hearts & minds among the MSM elite:
Fortune: Model Kate Upton Accused Paul Marciano of Sexual Harassment. Now the Guess Co-Founder Has Left the Company
Closer to home, these news links might be even more important the local every day:
Kansas City Summer Festival Of Sound
Middle of the Map returns to Kansas City on Friday and Saturday, June 29 & 30, 2018. The 8th annual festival features 70+ bands on 10 stages over 2 days.
Meth Town Slice Of Life
Miranda Rice said she had gone to her mother's gravesite Monday morning to place flowers - ready to face what she anticipated this week."I was prepared to go to trial and give my testimony," said Rice, the daughter of Louise Dickey, who was killed in her Independence home on March 28, 2016.Instead, 28-year-old Cory King of Independence pleaded guilty as charged in Dickey's death - first-degree murder and armed criminal action - accepting a sentence of life in
Another Kind Of Kansas City Roundup
Officers arrested two suspects Monday night, June 11, 2018, after a woman was critically injured in assault and another said she was stabbed in the back.
Recent KCMO Gunfight Report
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police are looking for two men who opened fire Monday near several homes on the east side. One man was shot and is now fighting for his life. The incident happened at 13th & Winchester, not far from Sheffield Park on the city's east side.
Celebrate Book Bin Upgrade
The Mid-Continent Public Library system was designed at a time when a gallon of gas cost less than 90 cents, the Beatles disbanded and the Vietnam War ended. MCPL Director Steve Potter described the 1970s conceptualization of a library as a "warehouse full of books."
Local Politicos Love New Guv
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's new governor, Mike Parson, wrapped up his first day on a nine-city listening tour across the state with a stop at Kansas City's Union Station, and while Parson made it clear he works for the entire state, he made no effort to hide his affection for all things Kansas City.
KC Soccer Fanboy Wish List
FIFA will vote Wednesday to determine the host of the 2026 World Cup, a decision that could have huge implications for Kansas City. Officials are preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 tournament.
Celebrate Kansas City Summer Drama
Kansas City's annual summer ritual, the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, is upon us. This year's production is the comedy "Much Ado About Nothing." This also means it's time for another annual ritual at KCUR: tracking down Geraldo U. Sousa, a professor of English at the University of Kansas, who has written several books on Shakespeare.
Maroon 5 - Three Little Birds is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .