A glimpse at fashion hotness in transition as we start the morning:
Her: Candice Swanepoel jokes about her huge bump as due date approaches
Closer to home, here are more than a few news links worth a look:
Kansas City Traffic Trouble Cont'd
Interstate 70 in the east side of the metro is closed for the weekend so construction crews can demolish three bridges that were in disrepair.
Local Name Game Advocacy
The family of Anthony A. Belton Jr. wants to know why Kansas City police didn't ask the public for help trying to identify the 24-year old man after his death. It's a question that deserves an answer. And an issue that should spur an update to the department's death notification policy.
Give Kansas City Bikes A Brake
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An avid cyclist who was hit by a truck last year is reminding drivers to stay at least 3 feet away from any cyclists on the road. Chuck Carter was hit by a truck last November in Johnson County and had to have hip surgery.
Local Conservative Conversation
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich joined Pete Mundo on KCMO to discuss Donald Trump's presidency thus far, how he feels about Claire McCaskill's reelection bid in Missouri and why there is a "red wave" possibly coming in November.
Space Dirt Slap Fight
A Tennessee woman is suing NASA in Kansas to affirm her ownership of lunar dust she says astronaut Neil Armstrong gave her. The Kansas City Star reports that Laura Murray Cicco filed the federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to establish her moon dust ownership under the Declaratory Judgment Act of the United States Code.
Show-Me Progressive Celeb Tour
Two of Missouri's leading Democratic figures gave local party faithful rousing election-year pep talks Saturday afternoon in St. Joseph. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, was the highlight of activities held during the second round of Northwest Democrat Days 2018.
Home Team Winning Weekend
OAKLAND, Calif. - Danny Duffy can blow away hitters with a mid-90s fastball. He's learning that his softer stuff can be just as effective. Duffy pitched 7.0 innings of three-hit ball, and the Kansas City Royals snapped a six-game skid with a 2-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
Bob Marley - Redemption song is the tune of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .