Hottie Sophie is already selling her 2020 calendar and that inspires a quick pop culture checkit:
Variety: How Disney Plus, HBO Max, Peacock Are Banking on Splashy Movies in the Streaming Wars
CBS: "I wish I had known sooner": Alex Trebek shares PSA to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer
Page6: Bill Murray lands job at P.F. Chang’s in Atlanta airport
Closer to home, here are the community and nicer news links we're checking right now . . .
Kansas City Good Deeds Needed As Weather Worsens
With our sudden cold snap, a Kansas City domestic violence shelter says it's in need of warm coats and sweaters for families seeking help.The Rose Brooks Center is holding a coat and sweater drive with World's Window in Kansas City's Brookside neighborhood. Shelter officials said every nine seconds, a woman in the U.S.
Rugrat Begging Options
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A tricky Halloween forecast is certainly not a treat for children on the hunt for candy and the parents taking them door-to-door. The 41 Action News weather team says by Thursday evening, the sun will have dried up roads in the Kansas City metro, though it will still be cold, with high temperatures just barely reaching 40 degrees.
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More Kansas Captivity Tragedy
City of Dodge City SOURCE: City of Dodge City A monkey that was injured last month trying to protect his offspring from being taken by an intruder during an apparent break-in at a Kansas zoo has died.Officials at the Wright Park Zoo in Dodge City say the 32-year-old Tufted Capuchin monkey was found unresponsive early Tuesday.
Kansas City's Former Front Porch Explored
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some call it one of the most mysterious places in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo historian Roy Inman shared some of his own strange encounters at Union Station. Union Station was built in 1914. During World War II, an estimated one million travelers passed through the doors.
Devising Playoff Excuses
Obviously, the ultimate goal of an NFL team is to win the Super Bowl. There are some long-time narratives about how to accomplish the feat - phrases like "Defense wins championships," or "You have to be able to run the ball in January" come to mind, but one narrative that players, coaches and fans all believe and strive for is home-field advantage: "The road to the Super Bowl runs through New England."
KC Winter Blast Forecast
A winter weather advisory remains posted until Thursday morning. The bulk of the storm will hit Wednesday night and continue into the overnight hours. Check latest closings, cancellationsSnow accumulations will remain less than 2 inches for most areas. The winds will still be between 10 mph and 15 mph, with a higher occasional gust possible.
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