Despite the Winter chill, swimsuit season prep is in full gear for the NEXTGEN and hotties desperately looking to keep it tight . . .
Egotastic: UK Gold Announces Sexy Model Jessica Wright As New Spokesmodel
Daily Mail: Swimwear designers reveal the top trends for all shapes and sizes
Refinery29: Target's New Size-Inclusive Swim Brand Will Make You Want To Hit The Beach
Closer to home here are the local news links that inform our morning . . .
Kansas City Coldness Redux
LENEXA, KS (KCTV) -- At Sante Fe Tow's dispatch center, there were 15 active calls at 5:30 p.m., bringing them to 100 for the day with six hours still to go. To get a better idea of what drivers were experiencing, KCTV5 followed along behind Jayson Steeley, who works At Sante Fe Tow.
NPR Covers School House Chatter
Last December students at Kansas City East High School asked mayoral hopefuls about issues concerning violence, policing, and economic development in their communities. Now that the race is in full swing, we revisited our conversation with three of the student organizers of that debate to hear how they spent a semester organizing the event and their impressions of the candidates.
Local Booze For The Troops
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE -- PAROLE IF CONVICTED. A BUSINESS BY PATRIOTS FOR PATRIOTS. HEADQUARTERS PUB IS OWNED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT COUPLE. >> KMBC 9'S ROB HUGHES EXPLAIN IT'S A PLACE TO SERVE THOSE WHO SERVE US.
Kansas City Slam Queen In A Nice Way
With Poetic Underground, Samantha Slupski is helping build a livelier, more cohesive poetry scene in Kansas City
Samantha Slupski started writing poetry sometime around sixth grade, and she even posted some of it on a Tumblr account as a freshman in high school. But she hadn't really considered sharing her work out loud until December 2015, when a friend suggested she stop by Poetic Underground's weekly open mic at Uptown Arts Bar.
Springtime Hype Starts Now
The Kansas City Royals famously went 30 years between championships, from 1985 to 2015. In that time, the franchise only went to the playoffs one other time: in 2014, when they won the American League pennant before falling in the World Series in seven games to the San Francisco Giants.
Golden Ghetto Custom Swill
The local craft brewery boom will make its way to the Kansas side this year. Transport Brewery (11113 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, Kansas) will hold its grand opening Friday at noon. Transport is the first of a new crop of breweries expected to open in the coming months. Servaes Brewing Co.
Kansas City Icy Forecast Again
We will still have rounds of light freezing rain and freezing drizzle to deal with on Wednesday.
SHAED - Trampoline is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .