Sunday coincidence and pop culture news . . .
Mental Floss: Bombshell, Victoria’s Secret’s Bestselling Fragrance, Also Happens to Repel Mosquitoes
Closer to home, here are more than a few local links worth a look:
More Deets On Weekend Heroics
Jackson County, Missouri, officials urged an evacuation of the town of Levasy on Saturday after a levee broke leaving parts of the town under water. The town of 80 people is about 25 miles east of Kansas City, along the Missouri River.
Downtown Kansas City Hip-Hop Hype
Tech N9ne's platinum hit song "Caribou Lou" is the inspiration behind the new Boulevard Brewing Co. beer Bou Lou. The wheat beer with coconut and pineapple is "perfect," says the Strange Music rapper, who recently toured the Kansas City brewery.
More Info On SKC Runaround
3 injured after police chase SOURCE: KMBC Two suspects are in custody after a police chase involving a stolen vehicle, according to police.Shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday, officers started chasing a stolen car near 59th Street and Raytown Trafficway. After a short pursuit, the suspects crashed at the intersection of Blue Ridge Cutoff and Raytown Road.
Show-Me Auto Scam Check
Like most big criminal cases, the odometer fraud ring that Missouri Highway Patrol Cpl. Nate Bradley recently busted started with one victim. "A gentleman came to my shop here in Lee's Summit and he said, 'Hey, I bought this car, and I think I got swindled,'" Bradley recalls.
Fixing Independence, MO History
Independence's 1859 Jail & Marshal's Home Museum will look ugly this summer, as Caitlin Eckard puts it."But that's to make it look pretty for another 150 years," says Eckard, the executive director of the Jackson County Historical Society.The non-profit group, which was formed in 1959 to purchase and save the historic structure on Main Street, has identified a list of immediate repairs and maintenance for one of Independence's oldest buildings.Those fix-ups range from brick
Ike's Kansas Legacy Explored
They still like Ike in Abilene. And why not? He executed the military plan that turned the tide of World War II in Europe, stopped Hitler and ultimately brought the war in that theater to an end.
Katie Forecast For Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript DRAW. FOR ALL THOSE EVENTS COMING UP, I HOPE WE HAVE THE WEATHER LIKE TODAY. KATIE: ANYTHING BEYO TODAY, THE WEATHER IS IN JEOPARDY. IT IS A WH PATTERN. OUR TEMPERATURES ARE IN THE 60'S AND 50'S. WE WILL HEAD UP INTO THE UPPER 70'S ALMOST 10 DEGREES LESS HOT THAN IT WAS YESTERDAY.
Lauren Daigle - You Say is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .