A quick peek at the bigger, newsworthy cultural questions before we really get started . . .
Daily Mail: Elsa Hosk leaves NOTHING to the imagination
Guardian UK: How Instagram takes a toll on influencers' brains
Vox: Why are fancy bathrooms all over Instagram?
Closer to home, these news links are also worth a look:
Kansas City New Political Hope?!?!
All over Kansas City, its suburbs and outlying areas, new Missouri lawmakers will be taking their seats this week in Jefferson City. Who are the people representing you? Read on. Rep. Ashley Bland Manlove Party: Republican Age: 56 Resides: St. Joseph Job: Retired; former CEO of the United Way of Greater St.
Another Kansas Contender
TOPEKA, KS (AP) -- Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner is running for the U.S. Senate in 2020. LaTurner declared his candidacy Tuesday for the Republican nomination, less than a week after four-term GOP Sen. Pat Roberts announced that he will not run for re-election.
Show-Me Urban Core Political Talk
Residents gather for Town Hall meeting with State Representative Ingrid Burnett
Working For Blue: TV News Po-Po Support
Big Pharma Discount Guide
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Prescription drug prices are on the rise. Since the start of the new year, dozens of companies have raised prices on hundreds of prescriptions with the average increase amounting to about 6 percent. Among the best-known drugs getting more expensive are the opioid OxyContin, with a 9.5-percent jump, and the blood thinner Pradaxa, up 8-percent.
Sleaze Scummit Against KC
When the Colts come to town, they'll have a huge Chiefs fan on their roster. Evan Boehm, a former star at Lee's Summit West and Mizzou, is now playing for the Colts. Now wearing No. 67 for Indianapolis, Boehm will be playing against the team he grew up rooting for.
Local Footballer Love Lights
This south Kansas City family is taking the hype to a new level.
Fanboy Arguments For Winning
On Friday - before we knew which team the Kansas City Chiefs would be playing on Saturday - I wrote that there is no reason to fear the NFL postseason. Along similar lines, we also shared with you an excellent FanPost by JHodes saying that the 2018 postseason should mark a new beginning for the Chiefs franchise.
Kansas City Chill Forecast
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Janelle Monáe - Screwed is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .