Not so long ago, hottie Lucy inspired our Christmas spirit to take a more worldly perspective and this morning we share just a few newsworthy links on the International front:
TIME: How the 14,000 Migrant Children in Federal Custody Will Spend Christmas
NY Post: Barcelona on high alert after US warns of possible Christmas attack
NBC: National Christmas Tree reopens with donors' help amid government shutdown
Closer to home, these news links are also worth a look for right now . . .
Gunfire Survivor Story
Christmas Past Tribute
After the Kansas City Royals released their 2019 Royals Hall of Fame ballot, it's only natural that opinions of who deserves to be inducted come with it. The list this year doesn't have many names that stand out, but one is set to give Royals nation something to talk about for a while.
Kansas City Coffee Renaissance???
2nd Chance Celebration
Though the criminal justice reform bill signed into law Friday by President Donald Trump affects only prisoners charged with federal crimes, it could have an outsized effect in states like Kansas and Missouri, where repeat drug offenders are more likely to face harsh prison sentences.
More Deets About Destiny
There's just one regular season game remaining for the Kansas City Chiefs, but they still control their own destiny at the moment. They had some help over the weekend with the Chargers losing on Saturday and the Texans dropping a close game earlier on Sunday.
Sleigh Travel Update
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT HOPEFULLY THEY CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN. HALEY: NO WHITE CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR, NEVILLE. NEVILLE: THE CLOSEST THING WE HAVE AT THE STATION, THERE IS A PILE OF SNOW STILL OUT THERE. THAT IS ALL WE HAVE. WE DO HAVE SOME RAIN.
Jolly Local Tribute
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - This time of year, being Santa Claus can be a busy job. For one man, who shall remain nameless, the role brings with it events at local malls, community gatherings and tree lightings. "I'm in excess of 80 events since Thanksgiving," he said.
White Christmas sung by the Drifters and then animated by Joshua Held is the song for today and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .