It's a little late in the year for swimsuit "news" and it's a little late for morning links but here we are taking a peek at the pop culture nevertheless . . .
Daily Mail: Emily Ratajkowski serves body in plunging neon green one-piece as she models new Inamorata swimwear
Radar: Kendall Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski & Other Stars Slammed With Lawsuit By Fyre Festival Trustee
Fox News: MSNBC guest suggests Sanders supporters 'showing your sexism' by not backing Warren
Closer to home, here are the somewhat nicer news from the morning cycle that we're checking right now . . .
More Kansas City Safe Spaces Rolling Through Community
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is expanding the Safe Place to include bus routes in Independence, Overland Park, and Kansas City, Kansas. Arnetta Young, 55, has been a Kansas City bus operator for 20 years. Kansas City busses have been part of the national Safe Space program all that time.
Kansas City Tech Digs Explored
It's possible the Lightwell building's exterior hasn't been cleaned since 1977, joked Tim Schaffer as he walked a vine-wrapped rooftop terrace that overlooks downtown Kansas City. "It was totally unintentional, the way it came together," Schaffer, president of AREA Real Estate Advisors, said of the multi-million-dollar office redevelopment project that's quickly evolved into what Schaffer and the Lightwell team liken to a downtown innovation district.
City Hall Exit Interview
Wickham discusses her time in City Hall, the changes she saw over eight years of service, the various projects she worked on, her advocacy for women’s empowerment, what female leadership looks like in Kansas City, and what she is doing now.
Celebrate Strike Merch
E2 Embroidery and Screen Printing is selling T-shirts for $20 to help striking United Auto Workers who are going without a regular paycheck."This is week three. It's terrible," said Dawn Eddings, owner of E2 Embroidery and Screen Printing.The T-shirts are a labor of love for Eddings.
Po-Po Ex-Burb Niceness
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Drones, rifle-resistant shields and tactical gear, Blue Springs police rolled out an impressive display of the latest crime fighting technology on Tuesday night. But veteran officers say, when it comes to creating safer streets, nothing is more effective than getting to know your neighbors and the local men and women who have pledged to protect and serve.
We Can All Agree On Gun Safety
The teen was beautiful and fun-loving, a cheerleader, a peacemaker, and a girl who kept everyone in stitches. Her personality didn't change even after face-altering surgery prompted jeering at school. Life turned darker when a female friend was shot and killed. The week after the funeral, 13-year-old Ashley Craddock, took her own life.
Second Spring Coming Soon
WAKE UP FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER. [LAUGHTER] DONNA: IT IS REALLY GOING TO BE -- CODY: IT IS GOING TO BEFALL MODE SUNDAY. NICK: THAT WOULD BE OUR SECOND STRONG COLD FRONT THAT COMES IN SATURDAY. OUR FIRST ONE COMES IN TODAY. IT IS ALREADY OUT THERE.
Alessia Cara - October is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .