One last link overview to conclude ASS-WEDNESDAY . . . Hottie Iskra inspires this insight into the pop culture and how it influences the news in the end:
Telegraph: Plus-size role model Iskra Lawrence: ‘I will wear what I want to wear… and you won’t stop me’
Shape: Iskra Lawrence Shared a Compelling Message About Body Dysmorphia and Disordered Eating
Forbes: NYC Doughnut Shop Partners With Model Iskra Lawrence To Make A Doughnut That Does Good
Closer to home, these news links dominate our Midweek night . . .
Uplifting Kansas City Activism
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Buying a bra is not as sexy as commercials on TV make it seem, especially for those who can't afford the right one. "By not having the right bra, that can turn your whole day upside down," said Tiffany Price, organizer of Hold Em Up 4 Care.
Today's Burning Sensation
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City firefighters are battling a two-alarm house fire on the city's southeast side. The fire was located on View High Drive near East 98th Street and started at 4:10 p.m. The fire was called under control at 4:31 p.m. Wednesday.
Salvy Surgery Success
Royals catcher Salvador Perez posted a picture of himself after Tommy John surgery on Wednesday."I just got done with my surgery. Thanks to Dr. ElAttrache and the Royals I'm now ready to get started on my road to recovery. Thanks to God for everything going well!
More Deets On Golden Ghetto Health Scare
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A 64-year-old Johnson County man died three days after getting a vitamin infusion, a dose of vitamins through an IV. The medical examiner ruled he died of natural causes from underlying medical conditions, but questions remain over whether the wellness spa did what it should have when the man got sick during his treatment.
Rare Weather Newsie Admission
So as you know I'm taking some vacation for the next 10 days or so...but I have an assignment for you...I want you to listen to this podcast before I come back to regular blogging. I think you'll enjoy it.
Kansas City Footballer Redux
One of the most underrated parts of the NFL Scouting Combine is the speculation season that follows for the next week and a half until free agency officially begins. During the combine, all coaching and executive personnel from every team are in one city, one hotel and one event center talking to each other and sharing information.
Soggy Spring Ahead
It looks like we're going to see a streak of days that will be above freezing.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .