A quick peek at the tough life for iconic hotties who dominate pop culture around the world . . .
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Kansas City Music Milestone Well Remembered
The Kansas City Royals offer a host of baseball-themed promotions to draw fans. Dozens of bobblehead and T-shirt giveaways are planned each summer. Fireworks shows and opportunities to run the bases attract families.Non-sports themes can raise eyebrows among true baseball fans. Star Wars nights and '80s nights are tolerated annually.
During a Southwest flight to Nashville, a San Diego woman captured a stranger's random act of kindness on camera and when she later shared the photos with a sweet note on Facebook, the moment quickly went viral. Educator Megan Schofield was sitting near a 96-year-old woman who hadn't flown in 15 years.
History In The Making
Simone Biles was already considered one of the greatest athletes in the world heading into the U.S. Gymnastics Championships this weekend. If there were any doubts about her ability, she put them to rest with a memorable performance on the balance beam on Friday. Earlier this week, Biles went viral for her jaw-dropping routine in practice.
Truman Traffic Nightmare
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Arrowhead Stadium was jam packed with fans Saturday for the Kansas City Chiefs' first preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Before fans could head in and enjoy the game, they had to tackle road construction on their way to the stadium.
Local Sound Around The World
To underline that music really is the universal language, a classically trained violinist from Kansas City, Kansas, has blended musical languages on her first solo recording. Musician Katina Bilberry, known on stage as K'Tina (pronounced Kay Tina), had an epiphany on a visit to Kenya during her time as an undergraduate at William Jewell University.
Wasted Season Concerns 2019
Player's Weekend is coming up in just two weeks but we already know all of the nicknames the players are going to wear. To be entirely honest with you I think they did a lot better this year than they have before. But I think there is definitely still some room for improvement.
Kansas City Preview Hype
Heading into the Kansas City Chiefs' preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals, head coach Andy Reid said that he planned to play quarterback Patrick Mahomes for the first quarter. What actually happened was Mahomes lasted seven plays. And that was likely because in those seven plays, he crossed off every box a coach might want in a first night's work.
Forecast For The Week
Hide Transcript Show Transcript PLAYING AGAINST THE STEELERS AT HEINZ FIELD. KICKOFF IS AT 6:30 KANSAS CITY TIME. WE ARE FEELING THE HEAT. KATIE: MORNING PLANS WILL GET RAINED OUT. UNLESS IT IS SOMETHING YOU CAN DO IN THE RAIN. ANTICIPATE RAIN THROUGH NOON TODAY. IT HAS BEEN INCHING ITS WAY ALL MORNING.
Unspoken - Reason is the Sunday song of the day this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .