Holly hotness inspires a quick peek at morning news links from a pop culture perspective with respect to lady readers . . . All nine of you.
Daily Beast: Pastor Allegedly Forced Young Women to Detail ‘Sexual Sins,’ Ex-Followers Say
BBC: How tracking menstrual cycles helps women in sport
NPR: 'Vagina Bible' Tackles Health And Politics In A Guide To Female Physiology
Closer to home, here are some of the nicer news links we're checking for the moment:
Soldier On A Mission
IT BEGAN ALMOST ON A WHIM, BUT A MAN WALKING ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOR HOMELESS VETERANS HAS MADE IT TO MISSOURI. HALEY: HE HAS. TODAY, KMBC 9'S WILLIAM JOY CAUGHT UP TO HIM ON THE ROAD, AND SHARES WHY HIS JOURNEY IS SO PERSONAL OK. WE ARE WALKING.
More Golden Ghetto Riches
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- It's more than beginner's luck. It's a major discovery in the energy industry, and an Overland Park exploration firm helped find it, drilling offshore for the first time. In early August, Kinley Exploration uncovered a huge deposit of oil off the South American coast of Guyana, which is said to be word billions.
Kansas City BBQ Saves Lives
PECULIAR, MO (KCTV) -- No question flying is the easiest way to get down to Florida, but for one local charity, that is never an option. Operation BBQ Relief has far too much gear to fly, so volunteers hit the road bringing their brand of relief to the people who could use a good meal.
Help This Blue Springs Dude
BLUE SPRINGS, MO (KCTV)-- The Director of Operations quickly checked their surveillance and shared what he found online hoping to reach as many eyes as possible. The suspect casually strolled by the family's truck around 8 a.m. Sunday. He paused, then comes back to take a closer look.
A main stage crowd that overflowed the city parking lot watched Wynonna and The Big Noise perform Friday night at Independence's Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival. Saturday's entertainment featured Whitey Morgan and the 78's on the main stage. Festival crowds, which organizers have estimated in past years at about 300,000 over the weekend, had rain-free weather without blazing temperatures this year.
Self-Care Life Lesson
When people talk to you about college, one thing they never mention is getting sick. Sure, getting the flu every now and then is normal, but for some of us, we're talking about an endless cycle of waking up ill. I've been sick more times in one semester than I can count on a single hand.
Back To Work Weather
EARLY ON WEDNESDAY AND AGAIN, IT'S A VERY SMALL CHANCE AT BEST. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUT BECAUSE THERE ARE STILL SOME FESTIVALS GOING ON LABOR DAY AND YOU PROBABLY HAVE PLANS. STILL IN THE 8 'S AND DOWN TO 81 DEGREES BY 8:00 AND PARTLY CLEAR SKIES BY 9:00, 79 BY THEN.
Miranda Lambert - It All Comes Out in the Wash is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .