We've got little respect for newsies who enjoy suburban good times all weekend and then want to pretend that tweeting with friends is journalism. And so, as always, we start the morning by way of offering out blog community an important overview of the news scene . . .
TT: 20 Rare Backstage Photos Of WWE Divas
Forbes: Is AI Really Biased Against Women?
LA Times: She just made history as the first woman to lead an Army division.
Closer to home, here are the morning news cycle links worth a look:
Kansas City Freedom Fight
Air Show, Riverfest to light up Downtown skies
Happy Rock Pride Debuts
Gladstone, Missouri joined cities across the country in celebrating Pride month with its the inaugural Northland Pride celebration Sunday. Guests were greeted with stickers, candy and hugs by volunteers with Free Mom Hugs.
Local Leg Up
KNOB NOSTER, Mo. -- A Warrensburg man is back sporting his prosthetic leg after days without it. Last Saturday, Mike Walsh and his family were kayaking at Lake Buteo at Knob Noster State Park. When his boat tipped over and he fell into the water.
TORONTO - Jorge Soler and the Kansas City Royals took an early blow but kept on fighting. Soler bounced back after losing a ball in the sun with a homer and two RBIs, Brad Keller pitched five innings to win for the first time since May 22 and the Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Sunday.
The Dotte Sings The Blues
by William Crum Once a year a great event happens in Kansas City, Kansas. The event is the KCK Street Blues Festival. An estimated crowd of 500 people attended this annual event Saturday. After talking to people in the crowd, I met a couple from England and a young man from France.
Sweaty Show Must Go On
Temperatures topped 90 degrees Saturday as Theater in the Park performed Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Shawnee Mission Park.
Dead-Tree Cowtown Tourist Guide Patronizes Protesters
I look forward to welcoming U.S. Department of Agriculture employees being relocated to Kansas City. In July 2000, my family sold our home near the West Falls Church Metro stop in the Washington, D.C., suburbs and moved here. It has been a wonderful adventure.
The Chemical Brothers - Get Yourself High ft. k-os is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .