Hottie Candice gives us hope for a new day as we take a quick dive into pop culture considerations . . .
Inq: Candice Swanepoel Sizzles In A Strapless Bikini For Hot New Swimwear Shoot
Crap 90s Movie: "The supermodels, Willy, that's all they are . . . Bottled promise. Scenes from a brand new day. Hope dancing in stiletto heels."
PS: When Obsession With Beauty Becomes a Disease
Closer to home, here are the news links we're watching right now . . .
Smells Like Kansas City Suspect
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A thief who stole more than $5,000 worth of perfume told police she made "pounds'' of money selling the ill-gotten goods. Tierica Hervey's lucrative crime spree ended this week when she was charged in Jackson County District Court with three counts of stealing over $750, according to court documents.
Bad Cowtown Connection
Sprint's new CEO Michel Combes helped kick off day two of Sprint's "Why Sprint Now" road show at the Sprint Center in June. The floor-to-ceiling renovation of Sprint's central building on its Overland Park campus was meant to not only freshen up the 20-year-old space, but to change the very way employees work.
Getting Goods In Grandview
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A suspected thief was caught with a stolen car and a gun that was stolen during a string of home break-ins where doors were kicked in. Gas station surveillance cameras recorded his arrest inside a store off Grandview Road.
Local Bug Comeback
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- They're the scourge of gardeners across the metro and they usually arrive in mid-June. If you've noticed the absence of Japanese beetles this year, don't get excited yet. The iridescent insects arrived in Kansas City 10 years ago and they'll savage all kinds of natural beauty.
Meth Town Clean Up
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - After more than a decade, people in Independence are pleased with the progress made on a building they once called an eyesore. Neighbors said the former Monty Parker Printing building, located at 1106 West Lexington Ave., has recently been painted and the property has been mowed.
Mulch Made From Losing Side
During one of her periodic walks through Loose Park on a nice day this winter, Kelly Akers came across a sign she had not noticed before about the Battle of Westport. Part of the self-guided tour of the battlefield, the marker mentioned mass graves, including one near 55th Street and Ward Parkway.
Pre-Season Hype Crescendo
Michael Jenkins and Tim Murray review the early MVP odds and discuss which players are worth taking a flier on and who you should avoid.
NF - When I Grow Up is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .