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Sorry folks, we missed the morning update because of important
Sun: Rhian Sugden turned down a role in Elton John biopic Rocketman as it would have meant a threesome sex scene
Inq: Rhian Sugden Shows Off Insane Model Figure In Fuchsia Bodysuit
Daily Star: Rhian Sugden flashes her assets in see-through lingerie: ‘Very sexy’
Close to home these news links have also piqued our interest:
Kansas City Bike Turnaround
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is proving once again that one man's trash is another man's treasure when it comes to bikes left behind on busses in Kansas City, Missouri. "We literally get two or three bikes a day sometimes," KCATA Public Information Officer Petrina Parker said.
Show-Me Weed Biz Missouri Quality Check
Missourians have until Wednesday to weigh in on the state's proposed rules and business license applications for its budding medical marijuana industry. DSS also announced Friday that it would license up to 10 medical marijuana testing facilities; state law requires at least two testing facilities.
Kansas Big Cat Insecurity
A state report says that safety doors in a Sumatran tiger's enclosure at a Kansas zoo were left unlocked before the animal attacked and injured a veteran zookeeper.The report released Friday by the Kansas Department of Labor agreed with the Topeka Zoo's assessment that no equipment failure or other problem with the enclosure led to the April 20 attack.Zookeeper Kristyn Hayden-Ortega was hospitalized after suffering puncture wounds and lacerations to her head, neck and back.Hayden-Ortega had gone into the outdoor area of the tiger's enclosure to clean it.
Local Ink Celebration
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hundreds of tattoo artists are in town for the Kansas City Arts Tattoo Convention, and hundreds of fans lined up Friday to get in. Organizers expect to see around 10,000 people throughout the weekend. Not all will get ink, but the ones who do hope to leave with their story told through art and a tattoo.
Alex Making Comeback?!?!
KANSAS CITY -- Alex Gordon continues to drink from the fountain of youth. After three straight down seasons, Gordon, 35, is having fun again, producing at a career rate. Gordon drilled two home runs off Phillies starter Jake Arrieta in the Royals' 5-1 victory on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Truman Legacy Expands
Plans to significantly expand the Truman Library in Independence have taken a step forward with aid from the state of Missouri.State Sen. John Rizzo, D-Kansas City, announced today that he's gotten $3 million included in the state budget for the $25 million project expected to get under way in the coming months.
Celebrate Natural Foodies
For chefs and farmers, the arrival of spring means growing season has begun and fresh ingredients will inform some menus around Kansas City. Nick Goellner, executive chef and co-owner of the Antler Room, says the "harbinger for spring" is an explosion of mint and the prevalence of wild garlic and spring onions.
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real - Find Yourself is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . . And we'll have more in just a bit.