Just a bit more pop culture backwash this morning:
EOnline: Kendall Jenner’s Risqué Vanity Fair Oscars Party Look Is a Sight to Behold
CNN: Oscars 2019: Best fashion on the red carpet
Slate: The Best Oscar Fashions Weren’t on the Red Carpet. They Were on Melissa McCarthy and Brian Tyree Henry.
Closer to home, these news links dominate our morning . . .
Sound Of Downtown KCMO On Blast
Spring may not be in the air yet, but take comfort in the fact that First Friday returns this week. Roll the highlight reel for an amazing week in arts, culture, music and theater in the Big Town - Monday to Sunday, Feb. 25-Mar.
Po-Po Conversation This Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Four local police departments have organized special "Coffee With a Cop" events at area McDonald's restaurants in celebration of the fast-food chain's release of a new breakfast item. McDonald's new Donut Sticks will be featured at the events, where community members can meet with law enforcement officers in an informal setting to enjoy coffee and donuts.
Kansas City Good Cause
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- 42 flights and 902 stairs. Hundreds of people, fighting. "Lung cancer is the number one cancer in both men and women," Leslie Hernandez Brown, who is with the American Lung Association, said. Brown said lung cancer does not get the attention that it needs.
Rock Chalk Lesson In Cutbacks
Kansas universities and colleges have been living under a budget cut for several years. Now, House lawmakers recommend fully reversing the cut and increasing funding for higher education. Their plan would add $9 million, reversing cuts then-Gov. Sam Brownback ordered in 2016 during a budget crunch. The bill also tacks on another $10 million.
Show-Me High Class Big Gulp
If you can smell what the Rock is cooking, you might be interested in the wine "Niles Plonk" is fermenting. Kraig Keesaman, who owns Windy Wine Company in Osborn, Missouri, wrestles with the newly formed Journey Pro KC as a nasty wine snob named Niles Plonk (Plonké when he puts on airs).
Footballer Agenda Revealed
These NFL stars would like to see Tom Brady in NFL version of "Space Jam" | NBC Sports The best choice among up-and-coming quarterbacks is Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes. The 23-year-old just won the NFL MVP award, and he's able to pull off some superhuman-like throws that would fit well in the "Space Jam" universe.
One More Winter Storm?!?!
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Kygo - Think About You ft. Valerie Broussard is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .