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Rolling Stone: Meet Alina Baraz, the Serene Singer Who Went From Isolation to Streaming Stardom
Harper's: Alina Baraz Didn't Know She Could Sing When She Made Her First EP. Now She's a Rising R&B Star.
Austin Chronicle: The Color of Alina Baraz
Closer to home, here are the local news links worth looking at right now . . .
Freaky Morning Haze
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A smokey mystery rolled into the area Friday morning. A thin layer of smoke rolled through Kansas City overnight. But no one can figure out where it is coming from. Local fire departments are stumped by this one.
Prez Trump Thwarts Booze Biz???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The government shutdown that's brewing in Washington, D.C., has put local breweries, including Boulevard Brewing Company and the KC Bier Company, in a bind. The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is in charge of approving labels and license for any new beer, wine and spirits.
Lesson In Local Life
Segment 1: Lee's Summit R-7 schools superintendent says achievement gap for some students ranges from 17% to 34%. When Dr. Dennis Carpenter became head of the district in 2017 there were contentious initiatives already underway. Among those were needed changes to school boundaries and gaining education equity.
Partisan Smackdown 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The 116th Congress started Thursday with Kansas Congresswoman Sharice Davids and Missouri Senator Josh Hawley officially being sworn-in. The new congress is in session. It includes the most women in history and it's the most diverse.
Golden Ghetto Sugar Rush
From Bullied To Biz
Fifteen-year-old Trenton Lee found his purpose on the brink of suicide, he recalled, glossing through the pages of a portfolio chronicling the first months of his newly launched Kansas City wig business - a path that ultimately led him to a couch alongside TV and radio personality Steve Harvey.
The Fanboy Narrative Now
With the start of another postseason, the NFL has turned its patented Playoff Storyline Generator up to eleven, scanning the field of Super Bowl hopefuls and exhausting every possible way to package and market a deep playoff run from each team.
KC Forecast For Now
We're looking at temperatures in the 50's for the next several days.
Alina Baraz - "Feels Right" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .