Tonight hottie Tessa inspires a quick peek at the world of social media tech and influence:
The Verge: Instagram is testing direct messages for the web
UST: Fyre Festival to fashion week, how do Instagram influencers make so much money?
F&W: Oatmeal Has So Much Instagram Clout Right Now
Closer to home, here is more than a handful of local news links:
Celebrate Kansas City Budget Hype
City holding four public hearings for 2019-2020 budget
Twitter Saves Kansas City Dude
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Singing The Kansas City Shut Down Blues
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Federal workers in Kansas City are back to work inside the IRS building in the Crossroads Arts District, but the atmosphere inside is not the same. One worker told KCTV5 moral is dropping, its quiet and the mood is tense with another possible government shutdown looming and she is worried.
KCFD Rescue Lady Tonight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City fire crews rescued a woman from a house fire in an Eastside KC neighborhood Tuesday evening. Firefighters were called to the house fire shortly before 7:30 p.m. near E. 41st Street and Cleveland Avenue.
Busted KCPS Contract Talks
The company that provides bus transportation for students in the Kansas City school district is accusing the district of trying to tip the scales against them in contract talks.First Student Inc., has been the school bus company for the district for 10 years.
Talking KCK Foodie Access
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - While downtown Kansas City, Kansas' plans for a new grocery store are , those in KCK's historic northeast neighborhoods say they need the same thing. Residents have been saying they need a grocery store for a long time.
Cars Keep KC Rolling
A few miles away from the Ford plant in Claycomo, Missouri, the assembly line at Knapheide Manufacturing Co. starts at the back door, where six brand-new white Ford Transit cargo vans are lined up, ready to snake through the line for their finishing touches. Introduced in the U.S.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .