AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Took a bit of a snow break because most of the news in KC right now is nothing but sponsored football hype and so right now we focus on newsworthy Heidi hotness to start this week along with this national news toe dip . . .
Inq: Heidi Montag Shows Off Her Post-Baby Body In A Skimpy Bikini During Aspen Vacation
NYT: Trump Confronts the Prospect of a ‘Nonstop Political War’ for Survival
WSJ: P&G Challenges Men to Shave Their ‘Toxic Masculinity’ in Gillette Ad
Hill: Rosenstein, DOJ exploring ways to more easily spy on journalists
The Week: Even Trump's favorite approval poll is flashing red
Closer to home, these news links dominate our Monday . . .
EPIC Fanboy Price Check
KCMO Cold Weather Po'Folk Guide
The City encourages residents to use these resources to help combat cold weather. Residents, including those homeless, needing refuge from the frigid weather are welcome to warm up in public buildings, such as the City's ten community centers, during regular business hours. Please call the center first as it may be closed due for snow emergencies.
Kansas City Midday Trim
LEAWOOD, Kan. - Winter Storm Gia pummeled the metro with wet, heavy snow that weighed down limbs and left thousands without power. As utility crews got to work over the weekend, so did tree removal companies. Three local companies that responded to emergency calls Sunday said the real work, removing the debris, begins Monday and could last for more than a month.
Local Po'Folk Heating Options
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you are one of the 45,000 people still without power after this weekend's snow storm, there are multiple places you can go in the metro to warm up. There are dozens of shelters to choose from. Click or tap here for the full list.
Tech Biz Hype January Hype
They aren't in it for the headlines. Join Startland and H&R Block in celebrating Kansas City's Startups to Watch in 2019 with a special event 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Copaken Stage (Kansas City Repertory Theatre).
Kansas City Crash Aftermath
Southbound Interstate 35 was shut down just before Cambridge Circle because of a multivehicle accident. The incident occurred just before 9 a.m. Monday and the highway was back open after 10 a.m. Police said they believe as many as 10 cars might have been involved.
Suburban Match Box Fear Factor
People who are planning on buying a new house and filling it with brand new furniture may want to consider fire safety and vintage models. Building materials in new homes are sometimes stronger and more environmentally friendly, but they do not stand up as well to fires.
Kansas City Soundtrack Freebie
Maggie Rogers - Light On (La Blogothèque – Live in Paris) and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .