A quick peek at this hottie fashionista angel her ongoing influence over pop culture . . .
ABC: 25 Days of Cookies: Karlie Kloss' molasses sugar cookies
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NYT: Karlie Kloss Celebrates Thinkers
And at home, these news links also dominate our morning:
Santa In Jackson County Lockup
Kids visiting their parents at the Jackson County Jail got a surprise visit from Santa Claus Thursday. Talking with KMBZ Channel 9 News, Sue Blackburn had several kids with her, including a very young girl. "This is going to be her first visit with (her father), so she's going to get to tell him all the stuff that she got, too," Blackburn said.
Fanboy Artsy Showing
"I'm just an artist who works the night shift on a loading dock." Missouri artist lives in the brick house behind the display on a hill above busy Gateway Avenue. Next: Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill.
Rock Chalk Tech FAIL For Sale
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer's administration is trying to find a way to unload as much as $10 million in unused computer equipment the state bought in a failed effort to develop a centralized storage system for computer information. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the state still owes $2 million on the hardware it bought in 2016.
Show-Me Roots In Missouri
David Vance first noticed the massive sycamore tree in Hannibal this past summer. "That sure is a big tree growing out in the middle of this field," thought Vance, a forester for the Missouri Department of Conservation. According to the MDC, the 108-foot American sycamore isn't just a big tree: It's a state champion.
Kansas City Help For Holidays
According to the Kansas City Autism Training Center, nearly 8,000 kids in the greater Kansas City area are diagnosed with autism. After one local father's son was diagnosed, he started a center that's helping kids living with autism live their best life.
I mean this in all seriousness when I say the questions we get on the AP Laboratory are great. We love the places you take the show. I say this with all respect to episodes of the past but the questions we got this week were the best we've had.
Kansas City Home Team Talk
When the 2017 season ended and the fan favorites waved good-bye to Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City Royals fans knew a rebuild was approaching. That's what 2018 was, as the Royals went 58-104 in year one of the rebuild. While the season wasn't all bad, it was mostly pretty depressing for fans to watch games.
Lauren Daigle - The Christmas Song is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .