Sunday, July 21, 2019

Kansas City Sunday News Link Collection

Pop culture quick peek for Sunday . . .

IBT: Victoria’s Secret Update -- Can The Lingerie Retailer Survive?

Observer: Victoria’s Secret Founder Loses $53 Million Over Ties With Jeffrey Epstein

BizInsider: ThirdLove, the buzzy online bra startup that publicly slammed Victoria's Secret for its lack of inclusivity, is opening its first pop-up store in New York

Closer to home, these are some of the more important local news links we're looking at right now . . .

Snail Mail Good Deeds
Mail carrier helps elderly woman get A/C
Local Levee Talk

As Flood Risks Increase Across the US, It's Time to Recognize the Limits of Levees

What does a healthy river of the future look like?.. New Orleans averted disaster this month when tropical storm Barry delivered less rain in the Crescent City than forecasters originally feared. But Barry's slog through Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee and Missouri is just the latest event in a year that has tested levees across the central U.S.

Kansas City Gamesmanship

Chiefs fans photographed sitting in front row at Broncos training camp

A pair of Kansas City Chiefs fans have been spotted behind enemy lines. The Denver Broncos began their training camp earlier this week as they prepare for the upcoming Hall of Fame game. While out at practice this morning, Broncos team photographer Gabriel Christus captured a shot of a pair of Chiefs fans.

Fútbol For Newsies

Kansas City media play during Sporting half time

Even if Sporting didn't win, it was still a chance for members of the media to have a little fun out at Saturday's match. Members of news outlets all around

Car Makeover Crash

Car ends up in Lush Salon in Kansas City after alleged near miss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Crews were busy extracting a hatchback from a salon near Union Hill downtown after the driver crashed through the storefront. Police say the driver, who has not been identified, swerved to avoid hitting another car on July 20.

Cash For Good Cause?!?!

Wyandotte County Meals on Wheels sees donation drought

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - After seeing monetary donations take a nearly 50% dive over the last five years, Meals on Wheels of Wyandotte County hopes signs along highways in the Kansas City metro can raise awareness about the need for help. The Wyandotte County branch of the organization serves almost 900 senior citizens at their homes in the area.

Sunday Hotness

The Excessive Heat Warning continues Sunday

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- The heat breaks Sunday! It will be the final day of a hot stretch of weather in Kansas City, but we could pay for the cooler weather by putting up with a period of severe thunderstorms Sunday evening. I'll get to that in a moment, but first let's talk about this hot summer weather.

Bob Dylan - Gotta Serve Somebody is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .

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