A glimpse at the discourse among the elite:
HawtCelebs: CANDICE SWANEPOEL at The Perfect Candidate Screening at 76th Venice Film Festival
QZ: Even the Trump trade war is sexist
Forbes: Could This Be How We Make Fast Fashion Sustainable?
Closer to home, here are the local news links we're watching tonight . . .
Urban Core Backside Cleanup
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Communities in Northeast Kansas City are attempting to deter crime by cleaning up. Alleyway renovations are happening in both residential and commercial areas. "One alley at a time, we're cleaning it of debris, trash, and illegal activities," said Bobbi Baker-Hughes, Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce president and CEO and manager of the Independence Avenue Improvement District.
Local Tech Humble Brag
If ego runs the show, a founder won't succeed, Jene' Hong said as she cracked jokes laced with straightforward advice.
Local Lit Saving Grace
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some in the North Kansas City community are rallying to help a local bookstore begin a new chapter as it searches for a new home. Steel's Used Books on East 18th Avenue near Swift Avenue has been a neighborhood mainstay.
Golden Ghetto Youngster Help
JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - The Johnson County Mental Health Center is working to change the stigma around mental health in high schools. The center created a new mental health program, called Mental Wellness Basics, that it's offering to every public and private school in the county.
Show-Me Cash Fix
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri is getting a more than $20 million federal grant to replace deteriorating bridges. Gov. Mike Parson's office in a Thursday announcement said the $20.7 million grant will pay to replace 40 bridges in northern Missouri. State Bridge Engineer Dennis Heckman says the bridges slated for repair are on average 77 years old.
Rock Chalk KCK Campus
Take a look inside The University of Kansas Health System's new Strawberry Hill campus, which is the new home of a 47-bed behavioral and psychiatric facility in downtown Kansas City, Kan.
Weather Warning Tonight
KANSAS CITY, IT WILL ARRIVE CLOSER TO THE 10:00 NEWSCAST. CLOUDS THICKEN UP AND TEMPERATURES GO INTO THE 80'S, BUT THE BETTER CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL HOLD UP. STILL A TWO OUT OF FIVE ON OUR SCALE. SOME STORMS COULD PRODUCE THE WIND AND HAIL DAMAGE, WHICH IS WHY YOU SEE THE WARNINGS THAT ARE OUT.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .