The hottie culture war continues during despite the holiday season:
Fox News: Victoria's Secret model trolls In-N-Out Burger with workout videos, gets accused of 'fat shaming'
Closer to home, these news links are an appropriate way to start the day:
Free First & Foremost
As everyone should know, it's better to give than to receive. But what if it's free? Then is receiving just as cool? Wow, that got deep in a hurry. Suffice it to say that whichever end you may be on this holiday season - bestowing or getting - this weekend's sampling of free holiday activities is a win-win during the most wonderful time of the year.
1st Responder Heroes In The Exburbs
Two Lee's Summit, Missouri police officers are being credited with saving the life of an elderly woman trapped in her bedroom during a house fire overnight. Ted Keehler got home from work to find his duplex on fire. His wife, who is deaf, was still inside.
Settling Police Shootout
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The four daughters and the mother of a Missouri man who was shot and killed by a police officer after the man suffered an epileptic seizure, has reached a million-dollar settlement in his death. The shooting happened nearly three years ago in Republic, Missouri near Springfield, but the settlement agreement happened Thursday in Kansas City.
Justice For KCMO Gunfire Survivor
Injured zTrip driver's family hopes for more charges against shooting suspect
Even More Revival Hope/Hype
Segment 1: Initiative to improve neighborhoods east of Troost Avenue calls for $13 million but fails to identify a source for the needed funds. Ambitious in its scope, an ordinance approved by the Kansas City Council looks to remediate blight, help with home improvement and economic development, and combat gentrification in the eastern parts of the city.
Kansas City Hottie Swan Song
In September, the Facebook page for local blues rock trio Katy Guillen and the Girls was hit with a torrent of crying emojis from fans - 243 to be exact - in response to a post announcing that the band would be going on "an indefinite hiatus."
Local History Gift Idea
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Fans of the former Negro Leagues are being asked to help a campaign to create bobbleheads of 30 stars from the league - with a goal of commemorating the league's upcoming centennial.
Sia - Sing For My Life is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .