Hottie Kimmy leads our newsie agenda Tuesday night . . .
Hollywood Reporter: Kim Kardashian Takes a Stand Against Designer Knockoffs
Daily Mail: Kim Kardashian calls Karl Lagerfeld an 'inspiration' in loving tribute... even though he said she was short and 'not super slim' and blamed 2016 Paris robbery on her flashiness
Closer to home, here are the news links that matter on this ominous Winter evening . . .
Foodie Crisis Hits Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Just like the snow, donations are falling at local food pantries across the Kansas City metro area. The Kansas City Rescue Mission has reached capacity. For the past several weeks, the mission has been serving over 100 meals during breakfast and dinner.
Exburb Training Day
SOURCE: KMBC Grandview firefighters practiced ice rescue training Tuesday afternoon at Fountain Lake.The water temperature was below 40 degrees."In that water, it takes just a few minutes and you're going to start getting incoherent, you're going to start losing consciousness, you're not going to be able to move," fire Chief
12th & Oak Redux
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The downtown Jackson County courthouse reopened Tuesday after a pair of water line breaks forced the building to close for nearly three weeks. The building at 415 E. 12th Street when a water line outside the courthouse burst, sending 10 feet of water into the basement and knocking out power.
Youngster Screen Time Impact
Editor's note: The following is part of a limited Startland series, exploring parent advocates' objections to 1:1 technology initiatives, which typically put a tablet device in the hands of each student and are popularly used as classroom innovation models across Kansas City and the nation.]
Fabric Of Kansas City
In contrast to today's two ongoing wars that seem to touch only a few Americans, World War I touched everyone, killing an estimated 16 million people, both soldiers and civilians. "It was probably the most important event in most of those peoples' lives," says Doran Cart, senior curator at the National WWI Museum and Memorial.
Important Urban Core Library Talk
Northeast Newscast Episode 74: Amanda Barnhart talks about various activities offered at the Northeast Library
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Elizabeth Orosco speaks with Amanda Barnahrt, Branch Manager at the Northeast Library. She discusses the wide range of programs available to everyone in the community, from story time to tech classes to cardio kickboxing.
Winter Comes This Way Tonight
There is a 100% chance of snow Tuesday night! We don't say that too often. But just look at Tuesday afternoon's radar/satellite composite snapshot. Two weather systems are merging and headed into the central United States. This is what gives us so much confidence that we are in for a night of snow/sleet and freezing rain and drizzle.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .