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Egotastic: Claudia Romani And Daisy Jae Wear Disconcertingly Tiny Thongs Together
Vanity Fair: How Rudi Gernreich, Fashion’s Utopian Prophet (And Inventor of the Thong), Saw the Future
Closer to home, here are the stories we're checking:
Downtown 'Affordable' New Hotness
The Cordish Cos., the Baltimore-based developer behind the One Light and Two Light towers in downtown Kansas City, unveiled plans for a $25 million redevelopment that will include 117 apartments in the former Midland office building.
Kansas Sunshine Sadness???
Solar panel users in Kansas continue to pay higher electricity bills as they wait for utility company Evergy to keep a promise made during this year's legislative session to remove a recently added fee. Evergy says it will follow through on the promise by the end of May.
Show-Me Gimme Impasse
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson pushed Tuesday for an up-or-down vote on a package of new business tax breaks and scholarships as a group of fellow Republicans blocked all work in the state Senate because of opposition to parts of the bill.
More Deets On Good Life In The Loop
Just in time for summer, a new rooftop bar with beautiful views of Downtown Kansas City is open atop Crossroads Hotel.
KCMO Hip-Hop Redux Invention
Hip hop culture in Kansas City is misunderstood, James "Sug Easy" Singleton said, explaining his mission to help local artists break free of stereotypes and live their passion with authenticity.
B-List & Paul Rudd Local Party Planning
KC Forecast Update For Now
An isolated strong storm is possible Tuesday and Wednesday
And this is the OPEN THREAD for the afternoon . . .