As always, hottie Lindsey inspires us to search for the very best pop culture links:
HL: Supermodel & Social Media Sensation Lindsey Pelas On Her Podcast & New Restaurant Investment
New York Post: Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers
Fox News: Lingerie, swimwear retailers concerned about Instagram algorithm designed to filter 'inappropriate' posts
Close to home, these local news items start our day:
New City College Kangaroo A.I. Tech Already Busy Looking For Sarah Connor
Gharib Gharibi is driven to succeed by a desire to pay it forward, he said, riding a high from his startup's first-place, $20,000 win at UMKC's Regnier Institute Venture Creation Challenge.
Don't Pooh-Pooh Basement Repair
RAYTOWN, Mo. - For the third time since May, Sam Dawson woke up to water running into his basement. He watched the murky water rise around his washing machine, dryer and water heater. Then he picked up the phone, like he had done before, to order some pumps.
Meet The New Jazz Boss
The American Jazz Museum (AJM) is working to make strides toward a more successful future. The Museum has named Ralph Caro as interim executive director, a year after Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner resigned from the role.
Soggy KC Recap
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The wind, rain and flash flooding have caused damage throughout the metro. "A tree fell and murdered our car," reads a post on Reddit, after an old silver maple crushed the poster's white compact SUV. Mother Nature also caused the roof of a mobile home in KCMO to collapse into it under the weight of rainwater.
Kansas CBD Revolution
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has signed into law a bill that would allow profoundly ill people who have been unable to find relief with pharmaceutical medications to avoid prosecution for possessing certain blends of oil extracted from cannabis plants.
Show-Me Session Postscript
In this very special episode of KCUR's Statehouse Blend Missouri podcast, we joined forces with St. Louis Public Radio's Politically Speaking podcast to round up the 2019 session of the Missouri General Assembly. We discussed the session's big stories, including a landmark abortion bill, approval of new funds for workforce development and bridge repairs and the debate over repealing the state's new voter-approved redistricting plan.
Meth Town Hopes For Salvation
For members at Full Gospel Assembly in Independence, every forecast calling for rain brings uncertainty."The worst one was in 2017, when we lost everything in our basement," the Rev. Sharin Ankrom said.Ankrom said she is doing everything she can to stop the water from coming inside."We've had to close for many services, Sunday services, Wednesday services.
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