Quick roundup of worthwhile pop culture topics inspired by hottie Lindsey's hustle . . .
AdAage: Can’t buy me likes - Instagram is coming for your engagement metrics
Guardian: 'Not the end of influencers' - Does it really matter if Instagram gets rid of likes?
BOF: The Golden Age of Instagram Marketing Is Over
Closer to home, these local news links are also worth a peek:
Morning Double Blaze Report
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Firefighters battled two early morning house fires on the city's east side Tuesday. The call went out just before 6 a.m. at two homes on East 12th Terrace near Ewing Avenue. When firefighters arrived, one of the homes was fully engulfed in flames.
Local Vape Rage
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kids these days aren't smoking as much as in decades past, but the number of children and teens using e-cigarettes, or vaping, has skyrocketed over the last couple of years. Local school districts say they're already behind on getting the message out, because many students are addicted before they even hit high school.
NextGen Against Crime
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - - Months after losing their 15-year-old sister in a tragic shooting, two siblings are organizing anti-violence efforts in the Kansas City area to keep teenagers safe and away from crime. Last February, 15-year-old Anjanique Wright was shot and killed outside of a basketball game at Central Academy in Kansas City, Missouri.
T-Bones Booted Redux
The Unified Government of Kansas City, Kansas, and Wyandotte County served the Kansas City T-Bones with an eviction notice. The UG cites more than $700,000 in unpaid rent and utilities as the reason for the eviction notice. T-Bones president Adam Ehlert released a statement late in the day.
Cash Incentive Activism
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nearly every time there is a major crime in the Kansas City area, the public is urged to call the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline with any information. There's an been influx of calls to the Crime Stoppers hotline, ever since the tips reward amount to jumped to $25,000 two months ago.
Perfect Village Against Tech
With drones, being a popular gift item this holiday season, the unmanned aircraft systems program at Kansas State University's Polytechnic Campus has five tips to help hobbyists fly safely. With the mayor breaking a tie vote, the Prairie Village City Council on Monday advanced an ordinance to ban drone use over other people's property without their consent, among other restrictions.
Balmy Tuesday Forecast
More rain chances later this week.
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