AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Americans don't generally celebrate Easter Monday but it's worth noting in order to not only pay tribute to hottie Jordan's body of work but also as a consideration of pop culture . . .
New Yorker: A History of the Influencer, from Shakespeare to Instagram
Outline: Keep Instagram horny
Harper's: Celebrities Celebrate Easter 2019 On Instagram
Closer to home, here are the news links we're checking to start the day . . .
Downtown Agenda Continues
Downtown A&E scene flourishes under the April sun
Kansas City Saves The Planet???
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- China is no longer accepting the world's trash which is creating a recycling crisis in many cities in the United States. But, glass is one material not included as part of that problem. Most of it stays in Kansas City, but some of it leaves the metro and comes back as recycled beer bottles.
Movie Shutdown & City College
Westport's Tivoli Cinemas, one of the metro's last art houses, closed its doors Friday after 36 years of operation. The cinema was a haven for small, independent artistic films that weren't traditionally played in mainstream movie theaters.
Local Reaction To Religious Hate
'I was shaking'; Man raised in Sri Lanka reacts to attacks
Missouri Demand For Cash Rises
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is expected to make a federal disaster declaration this week, which can't come too soon for farmers and others needing assistance after devastating floods. A large area of northwestern Missouri near the state lines of Nebraska and Iowa is still underwater following the flooding caused by a "bomb cyclone" that hit in mid-March.
Kansas Life Lesson In Disrepair
EFFINGHAM, Kansas - In 2014, a cash-strapped school district in rural northeast Kansas turned to its residents with a plea: Pay a little more in taxes annually so we can renovate classrooms, update the wiring and give students better spaces to learn. Voters rejected the measure by a margin of 54 to 46 percent.
Forecast For This Week
Hide Transcript Show Transcript STILL MOVING THROUGH. >> IT'S MOVING OUT A BIT. THIS WILL BE EAST OF KANSAS CITY NOW. JUST A F SHOWERS, THESE THUNDERSTORMS, BARELY ANY LIGHTNING. THESE CONTINUE TO DIVE DEEPER INTO THE DRIER AIR AND WE CAN.
Lil Dicky - Earth is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .