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Saw1st: Shay Mitchell in Gritty Pretty Magazine Photoshoot – Issue 19 2019
T&L : Shay Mitchell Just Designed a Suitcase That'll Tell You If Your Luggage Is Over the Weight Limit
CNN Biz: Women across Switzerland are on strike. They're protesting the gender pay gap
Closer to home, here are the most worthwhile news links we're checking right now . . .
Scientists Hate This Cowtown But The Money Is Good
Kmbc 9 is learning more about how Kansas City was able to win the bid for two USDA headquarters. We spoke with some of the people responsible for promoting KC, who helped the city beat out 136 submissions from 35 states.As an agricultural hub in the heart of America, Kansas City wasn't a tough sell to USDA officials.
Local Noob Urban Design
Kansas City decision makers are welcoming advocates of a rainbow crosswalk to walk the line and make their passions known - so long as they're willing to get creative.
KC Flooding FAIL Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Following weeks of high water and flooding along the Missouri River, parts of the Waterwell Athletic Complex remained under water on Thursday as players and teams were forced to play at other fields. So far this season, around 400 games have been rained out at the site near Briarcliff.
Local Blight Fight Persists
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Neighbors may soon be able to clean up blighted properties without having to worry about legal consequences. Neighborhood groups are eager to take action. In many Kansas City neighborhoods there are properties that are a constant source of complaints, and there are neighbors willing to take it upon themselves to do something about it.
KCK Supports Troops
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Kansas City, Kansas, police officers teamed up with a local HVAC company to do something special for a veteran, demonstrating what community policing is all about. Harold Tjaden, a 90-year-old U.S. Navy vet, lost his wife of 66 years about eight months ago.
Politics Across The Bridge
Kansas City mayoral candidates Quinton Lucas and Jolie Justus tour through the Chaumiere neighborhood in the Northland to see first-hand the issues residents care about and share what they plan to do. This year's municipal elections in Kansas City, Missouri, promise sweeping political changes in the metropolitan area's largest city.
Doggy Style For Daddy?!?!
Officials with KC Pet Project said the shelter just can't catch a break -- they've seen a large influx of animals with no end in sight.The shelter is offering a Father's Day adoption special to help clear its overcrowded adoption centers.Tori Fugate, with KC Pet Project, said 16 new dogs were brought in from Animal Control overnight Wednesday into Thursday.
Little Mix - Bounce Back is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .