Hottie Kylie inspires this glimpse at late capitalism proven in pop culture:
Peeps: Kylie Jenner Says Her Family Cut Her Off Financially at Age 15: 'None of My Money Is Inherited'
Cosmo: Kylie Jenner finally admits she's had more than just her lips done
MetroUK: Inside Kylie Jenner and Jordyn Woods’ friendship as model accused of ‘hooking up’ with Tristan Thompson
Closer to home, here are some of the top local news links we're checking right now . . .
KC Community News Q&A
Eight Kansas City mayoral candidates lined the stage at Northeast High School Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, to address their plan of action if elected the next mayor. The panel discussed issues pertinent to the Historic Northeast, such as blight, incentivizing small businesses, trash pickup scheduling, transient camps, plans for revitalization, and the Pre-K tax.
Fanboy Spent Big Bucks For Good Cause
How popular is Patrick Mahomes in Kansas City?The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and NFL MVP is so popular that a fan paid $52,000 for a "MVP Experience with Mahomes" during the 15th annual Children's Mercy Hopsital "Red Hot Night" fundraiser Saturday.Lisa Augustine, media relations manager with Children's Mercy, said the package was valued at $1,000 but sold for $52,500.
Helping Kansas City Outsource
A Leawood tech company is betting on Kansas City regional startups and has committed to providing at least $1 million of in-kind services in exchange for an equity stake. But that number could grow to $3 million during the next two and a half years, Full Scale co-founder Matt DeCoursey told the Kansas City Business Journal.
Newsies Believe Anything
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Construction of the new 0.58-mile Lewis and Clark Viaduct, which spans the Kansas River on westbound Interstate 70, has been unaffected by this winter's harsh weather. The KCMetroKDOT account on Twitter , which provides updates on local Kansas Department of Transportation projects, made the announcement Wednesday in a series of social media posts.
Coach Didn't Miss Much
It was a long time coming (we knew the Kansas City Chiefs had hired him nearly a month ago), but defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo held his first teleconference on Wednesday.
Kansas City Music Man Talk
Kansas City pianist Eddie Moore describes his music like this: "rolling down a hill on a bike with no brakes. You just have to weave through everything that gets in your way or jump over it." Originally from Houston, he thought he might need to move to a coastal city to make a life in music work.
The Forecast Tonight
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT LASTING LONG. LOOK AT OUR TEMPERATURES, 34, FREEZING AT ABOUT 6:00 P.M. AND BELOW FREEZING AFTER. IT'S NOT GOING TO INSTANTLY CHANGE TO ALL ICE. AS WE GO FARTHER DOWN THE SCALE, ESPECIALLY LAT TONIGHT, THAT IS WHEN WE COULD SEE RE-FREEZING, WHICH COULD CAUSE AN ISSUE TOMORROW MORNING.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .