A glimpse at Summer culture and news . . .
SunUK: Golden Girl Demi Rose sizzles in shimmering gold bikini in sexy new fashion shoot
Forbes: How One Student Launched A Million-Dollar, One-Woman Bikini Empire
New York Times: Target Pulls New Thread in Bikini Yarn
Closer to home, here are the somewhat nicer news links we're checking right now . . .
Deep Dive Into KCMO Pipes
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- It's been a noisy few days at 35th and Gillham. "It's a little more narrow, hard to drive, more honking," Josh Brown, resident, said. Brown's apartment lost water last week when a giant sinkhole formed beneath the street, Tuesday, the hole's covered and contractors are resurfacing.
Cold-Hearted Crooks Strike
Thieves broke into the City Union Mission's frozen food warehouse Thursday, taking hundreds of dollars' worth of food and ruined food worth thousands of dollars."About $50,000 worth of frozen food that had to go straight to this dumpster," said Jon Capp, City Union Mission's chief operating officer.The thieves broke three locks to get inside the building near Eighth Street and Highland Avenue."They stole about $300 to $500 worth of food but ruined (food worth ) many thousands of dollars," Capp said.
Update On Kansas City Border Social Justice Crusade
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Protesters in Kansas City, Missouri, and Overland Park gathered outside the local office of two U.S. senators to demand change at the U.S.-Mexico border. Migrant detention centers along the southern border have drew scorn from humanitarian groups , who say there's a growing crisis with overcrowding and hygiene among the immediate problems. Protesters in Overland Park were outside the office of Sen.
Rock Chalk Double Shot
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas health officials are reviewing public comments on whether the state health department should require more immunizations for children in daycare and public schools. The current proposal would add vaccines that protect against meningitis and hepatitis A to the state's required vaccination list for school-aged children, putting Kansas in line with recommendations from the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices, which guides vaccine use in the country.
Good Cop Saves Skinny Doggie
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Thanks to a Kansas City police officer, a dog who may have starved to death is on the road the recovery. The KC Pet project says the 5-year-old Akita mix is the skinniest they have ever seen.
Downing In Summer Advice
LENEXA, KS (KCTV) -- People across the metro will be hitting the water this fourth of July holiday, but thanks to all of the flooding, there are some issues you need to be aware of.
Card Stock Trumps Tech???
Anyone remember Bump? You might not, but the ultra-popular app has about 125 million downloads since its debut in 2009. Free for both Android and iPhone, the app allowed you to instantly share your contact information by literally "bumping" your smartphones together in some kind of techno mating ritual.
Double Blow Up Danger
Oklahoma has been ranked the most dangerous state during the Fourth of July, while Kansas and Missouri both rank in the top 20, according to a study. According to the home security website A Secure Life, the Sooner State is considered to be the most dangerous state during Independence Day because of the high wildfire risk and a high rate of traffic deaths during the holiday weekend.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right . . .