Quick glimpse at the local discourse today . . .
TimesUK: Why Victoria’s Secret fashion shows have had their day
BizIn: 'Giving stuff away for free won't work' for Victoria's Secret and Pink (LB)
KMOV: Victoria's Secret becoming top target for theft, police say
Closer to home, these news links are also worth a peek:
Kansas City X-Mas Giveaway In The Midst Of Deadly Local Gunfire Spate
The holidays are about being with loved ones. But for the more than 120 families in Kansas City that lost a family member this year to gun violence, the loss can feel magnified by the holidays, which is why Mothers in Charge treated several to a free meal and surprised them with gifts.
Jackson County Jail Human Rights Crisis Continued After Election Promises
Jailers began falsifying the record of Richard Degraffenreid's short stay at the Jackson County Detention Center even before paramedics arrived to try reviving him from what turned out to be a fatal drug overdose.
KCK Bad Call
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas City area lost about $1 million in revenue by not hosting the 2018 NCAA Division II Football National Championship on Saturday afternoon. Sporting Kansas City announced in September that Children's Mercy Park would undergo field renovations in December, which prompted the NCAA to reopen the bid process for hosting the game.
Suburban Crooks Hate The Troops
Marine's car stolen in Blue Springs with uniforms inside
Kansas City Tiny Solution
Tiny houses catch on in war on homelessness KANSAS CITY, Mo. The 13 tiny houses sit in neat rows on the small plot of land in south Kansas City. There's a comforting uniformity to the group, each structure a simple A-frame or slant roof, painted a rich hue: deep blue or dark maroon, slate gray or mustard yellow.
Rock Chalk Renaissance
No. 1 Kansas somehow keeps winning close games thanks to its two viable Player of the Year candidates doing it all
Kansas won 74-71 at home on Saturday afternoon in a taffy-pull of a game against mercurial Villanova, which is now 8-4 and enduring its worst start to a season since 2012-13. In getting the win, KU avenges its Final Four blowout defeat from last season at the hands of the eventual champs.
Forecast For Right Now
Our best chance for rain this week comes Wednesday
Al Green - People Get Ready is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .