Hottie Mel D. puts us in good spirits for the evening look at some of the most important news links influencing pop culture . . .
Forbes: The Luxury Condom Market Is On The Rise
NBC: These wealthy Democratic women have a plan to beat Trump at his own game
Fortune: Most Powerful Women List Is Rich With Tech—Data Sheet
Closer to home, these items have piqued our interest in all things nice and local tonight . . .
Kansas City Fed Level Economic Border War D-Day Awaits
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The United States Department of Agriculture is expected to announce the locations for the headquarters of two of its agencies in the Kansas City metro in the next couple weeks.
Urban Core Blight Fight Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. LARA: TODAY A GROUP OF LOCAL ARTISTS FROM HALLMARK PITCHED IN TO HELP. KMBC 9'S KELEIGH GIBBS HAS A LOOK AT THE WORK THEY COMPLETED TODAY. KELEIGH: THE CONCEPTS START HERE. ON THE FLOORS OF HALLMARK HEADQUARTERS WITH 20 COMPANY VOLUNTEERS DONATING HUNDREDS OF HOURS TO BEAUTIFY VACANT HOMES IN KANSAS CITY.
Meet The New Local TV Boss
41 Action News is excited to announce that Kathleen Choal, who currently serves as vice president and general manager for KSBY in San Luis Obispo, California, has been hired as the station's new vice president and general manager. She will start Oct. 21.
Kansas City GOAT Declaration
During an appearance Monday on ESPN's "First Take," former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark said Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes already is better than any quarterback in NFL history.Clark even said Mahomes -- who won the MVP last season and has led the Chiefs to a 3-0 record this season -- is better than Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees.
Hipsters Talk Kansas City
KCUR is part of StoryCorps' One Small Step initiative to bring together people of differing political opinions for real conversations. This is one we've chosen to highlight. Kristin Chow and Kurt Wheeler met for the first time as part of StoryCorps' One Small Step.
Classic Local Drama Redux
Well, now. Kansas City Repertory Theatre dishes up a gleaming Cadillac production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," deftly directed, elegantly designed and festooned with vivid performances from one of the best casts you're likely to see on any stage. Unfortunately, "Cat" doesn't really rank with Tennessee Williams' finest works, "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "The Glass Menagerie."
KC Fall Start Forecast
NOT MUCH SHOWING UP ON THE RADAR. HERE IS A LOOK AS WE'RE LOOKING AT THAT FALL BACKGROUND. WE WERE INTO THE 60'S AT 9:00. IT WILL BE EVEN COOLER THAN THAT BY TOMORROW MORNING. 59 DEGREES IN KC. SEDALIA ALSO 58 DEGREES. BACK ON THE KANSAS SIDE, MID-TO-UPPER OR 50'S.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .