Hottie Adriana inspires this early morning peek at our evolving pop culture . . .
Daily Beast: Jeffrey Epstein’s Modeling Ties Go Much Deeper Than Victoria’s Secret
YL: Victoria’s Secret models are ‘the only standard we’re given’ says Jameela Jamil — and that's 'gross'
Biz Insider: As millennial shoppers choose comfort over seduction, Victoria's Secret's 'sexy' strategy is sending them into a slump
Closer to home, here are the somewhat nicer news links we're checking for Sunday . . .
Kansas City For The Troops
ROB: THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION WORK TO SERVE OUR COMMUNITIES, AND THIS MONTH THE MISSOURI STATE SOCIETY D.A.R. IS HOSTING THE HIKE BIKE A FISHER HOUSE TO KANSAS CITY. JOINING ME THIS MORNING IS JERRE ROBERTSON. THANK YOU SO MUCH. JERRE: THANK YOU FOR THE OPPORTUNITY. ROB: ABSOLUTELY.
KCMO Healing Amid Violence
NSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Two little boys who lost their father told the crowd their dad was a good dad and they love him. Before Wednesday night's balloon release, Isaac Brown's two boys spoke softly about their father. "I hold the memories of him being in my arms as a baby," Connie Brown, Isaac Brown's mother said.
Fair Book Trade
Mid-Continent Public Library's biannual Food for Fines program will run next Monday through Sunday. During the weeklong initiative, customers at all library branches can donate nonperishable food items in place of money to pay off overdue fine or replacement card charges.Customers with no fines or fees can also donate to "pay it forward" toward another patrons' fees, and food will be given to charitable organizations across the metro area.
Saving The NextGen
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Teen suicide is something Johnson County has seen on a large scale. During the 2017 and 2018 school year, the county had 15 students take their own lives. On Saturday, people at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park found a creative way to tackle the topic of suicide in the area.
Greatest Gen Flyby
PRESENT MISSIONS. NEARLY 75 YEARS AFTER ITS BIRTH. THIS B29 IS BACK IN THE SKY. NEVER IN MY WILDEST DREAMS DID I THINK I WOULD BE FLYING B 29. EMILY: PILOT STEVE ZIMMERMAN, WHO LIVES IN OLATHE, VOLUNTEERS TO FLY DOC ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. IT'S ONE OF ONLY TWO B29 BOMBERS FLYING.
Show-Me Rural Healing
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The University of Missouri has received $5 million in federal funds to address a shortage or primary care physicians. The university said it is the largest award for rural medicine in the school's history. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports a federal analysis predicts Missouri will have a shortage of 1,220 primary care doctors by 2025.
Kansas Job Life Lessons
The classroom and workplace have traditionally been kept separate. But a redesign that's been going on for four years in Kansas could blend the two in ways aimed to help both students and employers. Employers are now a common sight in school hallways. Mechanics show seventh graders how to diagnose a Jeep in the school parking lot.
Winter Is Coming For KC
The Farmers' Almanac and the Old Farmer's Almanac made headlines this week with their dire, bitter cold predictions for winter. The official start to fall is still roughly a month away, and these publications are already making weather forecasts for the following season! You may have even mistaken them for
Bob Dylan - Thunder On The Mountain is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .