Quick peek at pop culture for our weekend newsie readers:
DM: Emily Ratajkowski is a larger than life swimsuit stunner while promoting Babe canned wine
MarketWatch: Pepsi will start selling canned water — but is it any better than plastic water bottles?
NYT: Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them
Closer to home, here are more than a few of the nicer news links we're checking right now . . .
The K Less Than Half Full
The Royals have more losses than all but one team in Major League Baseball, yet the crowds at Kauffman Stadium still remain near the .500 mark. Read on to see how the team's attendance stacks up with the rest of the league.
Golden Ghetto End Game
SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) -- It's a hard to decision to move a parent to assisted living and that struggle inspired one local man to try something new. He and the generation before him broke barriers to make it happen.
1st Responder Comeback
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal agents descended on the suburban Maryland house with the flash and bang of a stun grenade, blocked off the street and spent hours questioning the homeowner about a theft of government documents that prosecutors would later describe as "breathtaking" in its scale.
Kansas City Hobo Restock
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's a crime that could have caused hundreds of people to go hungry. As police look for the people who broke into City Union Mission and ruined $50,000 worth of food, FOX4 is working to help the nonprofit fill its freezer.
Kansas City NextGen Foodie Urban Core Exploring
In the old days, KC's Northeast neighborhood - roughly: Cliff Drive to Truman Road, the Paseo (now MLK) to Blue River - was made up of immigrants of the Italians, Irish, and Jewish variety. These days, it's even more diverse, with Mexican, Ethiopian, Central American, Sudanese, and Vietnamese immigrants added to the rich cultural stew.
Kansas City Life Lesson
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One of the Kansas City area women, Mary Lou White, who helped build the B-25 in 1944 in the Fairfax District of Kansas City, Kansas, was reunited with World War II-era place Friday evening.
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Tiësto, Jonas Blue & Rita Ora - Ritual is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .