First, a pop culture reference for an embattled purveyor of panties and cultural influence . . .
Inside Hook: Victoria’s Secret Can Still Clean Up Their Image, But Should They Even Bother?
SMH: 'You don't go around bagging Victoria's Secret and not suffer repercussions'
Faithwire: Ex-Victoria Secret Model Who Quit to Follow Her Christian Faith Blessed With Film Role
Closer to home, here are the somewhat nicer news links we're checking for tonight . . .
Kansas City Good Cause Gear
The endurance and durability of TiScrubs help give medical professionals servicing children the air of an athlete stepping onto the field, said Natalie Busch. Founder of the North Kansas City startup, Busch saw the need for updated medical wear when working Team Smile, a nonprofit run by her husband, Bill, which partners with sports teams across the country to give free dental care to underserved children , she said.
Justice & Consequences
A legal battle continues in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., over allegations that federal prosecutors wrongly used recorded phone calls of attorneys talking to their clients held at Leavenworth Detention Center. Kansas Democrat Barry Grissom has built his 2020 Senate campaign on his record as a crime-fighting U.S.
Home Team Good Cause
Hide Transcript Show Transcript STADIUM HAD THE CHANCE TO LEARN HOW THEY CAN STRIKE OUT SLAVERY. BIANCA: THERE ARE MORE THAN 30,000 SEATS AT KAUFFMAN STADIUM. IMAGINE IF ALL OF THE FANS AT THE BALLPARK COULD HELP STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING. THAT'S THE IDEA BEHIND STRIKE OUT SLAVERY, AN ORGANIZATION STARTED BY KANSAS CITY NATIVES DEIDRE AND ALBERT PUJOLS.
Dead-Tree Weekend Split
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Several nights of intense thunderstorms have left several areas around the metro and beyond in disrepair. Viewers' photos show trees split in half and limbs thrown onto houses and into fields. Hail about an inch thick fell in Ottawa, Kansas. Power poles have been knocked down.
Show-Me Right To Troll
A Missouri state lawmaker violated a constituent's First Amendment rights by blocking him on Twitter, a federal court ruled. On Friday, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri sided with Mike Campbell in his legal battle against Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch.
Snail-Mail Classic Art
A mural showing a stagecoach crossing a snowy, windblown Kansas landscape once graced the walls of the Olathe post office. Albert T. Reid's "The Mail Must Go Through" was created as part of a New Deal-era program that put 29 pieces of art in 26 Kansas post offices.
Local Hotness Forecast
Hide Transcript Show Transcript ONE PRESEASON AND THEN THE SEASON. KELEIGH: THEN HERE WE GO. PETE: MORE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TO THE WEST. IT IS WORTH WATCHING BECAUSE IT IS MOVING IN THE EAST DIRECTION. IT IS QUITE FOR US RIGHT NOW. TO YOUR RIGHT OF THE SCREEN, THOSE ARE THE LEFTOVER SHOWERS THAT CAME RUMBLING THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING.
Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions - People Get Ready (1965) was the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .