A quick look at pop culture lineup hotness . . .
CBJ: Can Victoria’s Secret be ‘for her’ if ‘he’ is in charge?
Insider: Rihanna's Savage X Fenty runway is unlike anything we've ever seen. Here's why Victoria's Secret should be scared.
NY Daily News: Jeffrey Epstein victim’s defamation lawsuit against Alan Dershowitz will require testimony of Victoria’s Secret CEO Les Wexner
Closer to home, here are the Sunday news links worth a look:
Kansas City Builds Inclusive Arts Community
ROB: THE GROUP HOPES TO HAVE 49 HOMES BUILT BY NOVEMBER. RACHEL: NEW THIS MORNING, THE KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS WILL SOON BE MORE ACCESSIBLE. VARIETY CHILDREN'S CHARITY OF KC IS TEAMING UP WITH THE KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE CHANGES.
Local Watershed Moment
When philanthropy is used to correct a market failure, there is potential for profit, said Gary White, co-founder and CEO of Water.org. "The poor should not necessarily be seen as a problem to be solved but a market to be served," White told a recent crowd at the University of Missouri, highlighting the importance of microfinancing and smart solutions in the global water crisis.
Cowtown Nice Shot
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's that time of year again. Doctors are advising patients it's time to get the annual flue shot. "I usually do get my flu shot," Tyler Heying of Kansas City said. "I don't regularly get my flu shot unless I have to for a job or something," Michael Hornsby of Kansas City said.
Royal Tradition Of FAIL
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A short game left a lasting memory for the Minnesota Twins. The Twins became the record fourth team in the major leagues to win 100 games this season, beating the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Friday night behind two-run homers from Miguel Sanó and Ryan LaMarre in a game shortened to 6½ innings because of rain.
Show-Me Traffic Trouble
Unlikely Neighbors: Small Northland town battles semi traffic from industrial park, resident fears for children's safety
BIRMINGHAM, Mo. - The balance between doing business and keeping students safe on the streets is an argument that has rattled a small Northland town. The sleepy little town of Birmingham has existed for more than 100 years. Missouri House State Representative Mark Ellebracht represents District 17.
Costly Kansas City NextGen Safety Still Might Not Protect
In the wake of school shootings across the country, safety and prevention has turned into a billion dollar business. From bulletproof classroom doors to social media monitoring systems - governments, schools and parents are spending on safety. Kansas City area school districts are fighting back against the threat of mass shootings with security upgrades costing hundreds of millions of dollars.
Wonderful Katie Weather
Spotty rain gives way to a muggy Sunday afternoon.
Lauren Daigle - Rescue is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .