We start this morning with an update on our pop culture and political discourse in context . . .
The Hill: Gold toilet that Guggenheim offered to Trump to be displayed at home where Churchill was born
Closer to home, here are some of the LOCAL NEWS LINKS we're clearing out that are worth a peek but don't quite fit anywhere else.
Kansas City Footballer Fashionista Debut
During his transcendent 2018 season, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes completed a litany of difficult throws, including when he stared at the right side of the Baltimore Ravens defense in Week 14 and then whipped a no-look, first-down reception to Demarcus Robinson on the left.
Who Is The Kansas City Sauce Boss???
KANSAS CITY, MO - People from all over the world came together right here in Kansas City, to compete for the title of ' 'Best Sauce on the Planet.' Kim Palmer, Director of Events at the American Royal Association, shows off the winners and gives us a taste test.
Rugrat Show Coming Soon
"Peppa Pig Live!" is coming to Kansas City.The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland will host the new action-packed live show featuring the favorite characters as life-size puppets and costume characters. Your kids can join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and more in an all singing, all dancing adventure full of songs, fans and surprises.The show is at 3 p.m.
More Insight Into Creeper Suspect
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Brian Spencer Pummell was featured on network news a few months ago as a flood victim from Northern Missouri. A big-hearted storm chaser shared Pummell's sad story of losing his belongings. "Lost a ton of stuff, truck, tools, $30,000 worth of stuff," Pummell tells him in the video.
Po-Po Put Suspect On Blast
BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. -- Bonner Springs police are attempting to locate and identify a man who intentionally struck an officer during a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon. Police said just before 3 p.m.
Locals Talk Trade War
From steel and aluminum tariffs to an escalating trade war with China, doing international business these days is fraught with uncertainty. On Friday, the Trump administration raised the tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10% to 25%.
Footballer Training Day Redux
Matt McMullen/Chiefs SOURCE: Matt McMullen/Chiefs Chiefs quarterbacks visited the Kansas City Regional Police Academy Tuesday afternoon.The visit was part of National Police Week, which honors law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.Quarterback Patrick Mahomes tried on an officer's vest and helmet. He also operated a police robot.
Celbrate Low Key LocalStar
Six years ago the Kansas City Royals selected third baseman Hunter Dozier with the eighth overall pick in the 2013 draft, and part of the plan was saving bonus pool money. Injury and signability concerns had lefty Sean Manaea poised to slip, and Kansas City was prepared to pay him.
New Local Brew Debuts
We're in the midst of American Craft Beer Week, but unlike many marketing holidays, this comes with some very intriguing possibilities. You can drink not one but two pancake-inspired beers, attend a pizza pop-up by a brewery in a barbecue joint, or head out on a pub crawl with your pup.
Kansas City Hipster Agenda Revealed
Thursday, May 16 Six local chefs compete tonight for the Golden Fork at The Pitch 's Taste of KC event at KC Live! (1330 Grand Boulevard), hosted by X105.1 FM's Afentra and Pitch'n Kitch'n host Brock Wilbur.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .