Hottie Tori starts this quick glimpse at the first, next and last resource humanity will fight over . . .
NBC News: Clean Water case ferments trouble for craft breweries and environmentalists
Space: 'Volcano of Water' Turns into a Lightning Rod in This Electrifying Image
Consumer Reports: Regulators Concerned Bottled Water, Not Just Tap, May Contain PFAS Contaminants
Closer to home, here are the news links we're checking right now . . .
Desperately Seeking New Hack Inside The Loop
The Downtown Council is setting out to create a new vision for the future of Downtown Kansas City through our Downtown KC 2030 Strategic Plan. We envision the planning process will set strategy and action steps to serve as a 10-year road map towards making Downtown Kansas City a stronger and more resilient community through sustainable development and economic opportunity.
Golden Ghetto Giving It Away???
Sales tax revenues are down, and Johnson County officials are waiting for the courts to determine the fate of several big-box retailer's tax appeals. But instead of looking for ways to control spending, they are considering a 2020 budget that boosts spending by about $115 million over this year's estimate.
Show-Me Discount Weekend
Missouri's back-to-school tax holiday weekend starts today
Left Turn Renewal
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, plans to reopen Friday for the first time since significant flooding forced the race track to close for much of the season. General Manager Pete Howey in the last few months following heavy rains.
Summer Fatness Cont'd
Get in the kitchen and learn how to make Tibetan dumplings, pair dishes from Lidia's with coffee or head to Piropos for a wine dinner. Tibetan Cooking Class - First Fridays at the Rime Center "Ven. Geshe Tsewang Thinley will be leading a Tibetan cooking class on Friday August 2nd at 7:00 pm.
Fear This Comeback
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has returned to practice during training camp at Missouri Western University in St. Joseph. Chiefs fans held their breath on Tuesday when Hill went down with what at first looked like a serious injury after a collision with cornerback Bashaud Breeland.
Soggy First Friday Ahead
Hide Transcript Show Transcript NICK: I THINK WE WILL GET AWAY WITHOUT RAIN THIS WEEKEND. SUNDAY WILL BE DRY. SUNDAY LOOKS TO BE THE BEST DAY OF THE WEEKEND. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS IN THE MORNING, BUT THE WEST -- REST OF THE WEEKEND LOOKS IN GOOD SHAPE.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .