After the holiday the news scene is pretty rough but here's a look at the tumultuous life of a celebrity single-mom confronting real life trouble that has piqued interest around the nation this week:
Saw1st: Farrah Abraham for Bikini Photoshoot on the Beach in Santa Monica
InTouch: Fans Slam Former ‘Teen Mom OG’ Star Farrah Abraham For Allowing Her 9-Year-Old Daughter To Wear Makeup
TMZ: Farrah Abraham Sued by Boxing Promoter For Flaking On Fight
Closer to home, here are the news links to start our day . . .
Current KCI Works Fine
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV)-- Wednesday is the busiest post-holiday travel day and storms moving into the middle of the country could have an impact on some flights. From strong winds, to heavy rain, and even snow. Those who have flights know that things can change their flight status in a heartbeat.
Community News Highlights
Top 10 Headlines of 2018 The Northeast News highlights, recaps the top stories of the year
Road Trip Regional Connection
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) A group associated with Route 66 is hoping to attract younger people to the Mother Road through an online campaign. The Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership's eight-week effort spans platforms such as YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, The Joplin Globe reported.
Rookie Wins X-Mas
Kansas City Royals Prospect Surprises Parents for Xmas I'm Paying Off Your Entire Debt!!! Grab your tissues ... this tear-jerker's brought to you by Kansas City Royals prospect Brady Singer who surprised his parents with a VERY expensive gift that'll earn him an award for Son of the Year.
KC B-Ball Tribute
In the last year, three boys high school basketball coaching stalwarts in and around Kansas City, Missouri - Willie Bowie, Bud Lathrop and William Madison - have died. As holiday tournaments get underway, the coaches' longevity and success are sure to be remembered, all while the next legends establish themselves.
One Love Local Good Deeds
KANSAS CITY - Suzanne Gladney does not put up stockings or decorate a Christmas tree. In fact, she doesn't celebrate Christmas. But this Kansas City woman has a Christmas tradition she has been doing for decades.
After X-Mas Forecast
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT RACHEL: A GROUP OF RUNNERS CALLED RANDOM TUESDAY, INC. WAS INSPIRED BY NOAH'S STORY AND COLLECTED NEARLY TWO MILLION OF THE BANDAGES. LET'S GET A LOOK AT OUR RAINY FIRST ALERT FORECAST. [LAUGHTER] ROB: YES. KATIE: WE HAVE A WESTERLY WIND AT ABOUT 10 MILES AN HOUR, EASTERLY WIND AT ABOUT 10 MILES AN HOUR.
Maggie Rogers - Fallingwater is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .