Right now we take a peek at Internets trends and then more than a handful of local news links. Checkit:
MarketWatch: Victoria’s Secret market share sinks as online brands grow
NewsAU: Women everywhere are spotting the same freckle on their boob
Closer to home, here are the news links that start our day . . .
Coping With Increasingly Sketchy But Still Expensive Kansas City Water
Image courtesy of PexelsIf you live in southeast Kansas City, your tap water may be unsafe. KC Water announced last night that a precautionary boil advisory was issued in southeast KC due to a water main break on Little Blue Road.
Beware Cowtown Love Bites
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sun, pools, and cookouts are all signs of summer. And so are mosquitoes. This year, the website pests.org predicts the Midwest will have a slightly above-average mosquito season. Local pest control experts agree with the focused on resources and reviews.
Royals Draft Deuce Considered
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The Kansas City Royals picked a high schooler in Monday's MLB draft who some say may be one of the best shortstop picks in league history with comparisons to Alex Rodriguez or Derek Jeter. Bobby Witt Jr.
Kansas City Flow Slowed
Flooding has closed traffic indefinitely along the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Louis - putting a big kink in the plans of businesses shipping products down the waterway. During a conference call Monday, Jud Kneuvean with the Kansas City District of the Army Corps of Engineers says the U.S.
Northland Sinking Feeling
TRACY, Mo. - The Platte County, Missouri, fairgrounds and surrounding areas in Tracy, Missouri, are partially flooded with overflowing waters from the Platte River. Missouri 92, which leads to Tracy from Platte City, was closed Monday just over the Platte River bridge with water over the road.
Show-Me Bear Country Guide
Missouri Department of Conservation SOURCE: Missouri Department of Conservation The Missouri Department of Conservation is urging people in the Show Me State to be bear aware this summer as the population continues to grow, especially in southern parts of the state."Black bears are an exciting part of Missouri's natural history, and they're making a comeback in the southern part of the state," an official with the MDC said in a release.
KCPD Good Deeds Reported
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- When police officers arrive at the scene of a tragic incident, it can oftentimes be traumatic for children. Therefore, one officer at KCPD East Patrol has decided to carry around a trunk full of toys to distract these children on traumatic scenes.
Forecast For Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript RACHEL: THE EXPECTATIONS. NICK: FULL OF OPTIMISM. RAIN AND STORMS THIS MORNING, MAINLY FOCUSED ON NORTHWEST MISSOURI. THAT IS A PART OF THE STATE THAT HAS BEEN HIT SO HARD WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING ON THE MISSOURI RIVER.
London On Da Track, G-Eazy - Throw Fits (Official Video) ft. City Girls, Juvenile is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .