A quick peek at fashion influencers and pop culture icons . . .
Bloomberg: Billionaire Behind Victoria’s Secret Built His Version of the American Heartland
Peeps: Karlie Kloss Celebrates Marriage to Joshua Kushner with Party in Wyoming 8 Months After Wedding
Democracy Now: Model Karlie Kloss Asks Fans to Support Planned Parenthood in Abortion Ban Fight
Closer to home, here are the MSM local news links we're checking right now . . .
Tough Kansas City Vacation
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - One male is recovering after being shot early Sunday morning. Police are investigating after a 31-year-old male was shot in the 1800 block of Vine Street. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the male in a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Kansas City Deluge Review
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Many parts of the Kansas City area experienced flooding after storms dumped heavy rain on Friday and Saturday, adding more water to the already saturated ground.
Weather Line Postscript
A fast-moving line of severe storms, known as a derecho, stretched from Kansas to South Carolina on Friday, resulting in three fatalities and over 350 storm reports.
Soggy KCMO Outcry
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- The non-stop rain has caused areas across the metro to flood. The bike and walking trails around Indian Creek at Fox Hill North Park, among many places covered in water. Fox Hill North Park's bike and walking trails have been mostly empty this afternoon because of flooding.
Cost Of Kansas Blue Wave Rises
Governor Kelly's press release announcing a $2 million effort to learn how to improve life in rural Kansas largely set up justification for more government spending programs, and the first stop on a 12-city rural listening tour reinforced that notion Kelly's June 5 press release says, "The Office of Rural Prosperity is dedicated to improving life in rural Kansas.
Show-Me Justice For All
Last year, a neighbor of mine was accused of the most heinous of crimes. Jason Lawson of Wildwood was charged with molesting little girls. At least one of his victims was near the age of my youngest daughter. The judge in his case set the 52-year-old man's cash bail at $250,000.
Top Down Big Picture
Former president Jimmy Carter addressed the U.S. tensions with Iran in a Sunday school lesson at the church he attends in Plains, Ga.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .