JLo and her enduring hotness inspires this peek and critique of pop culture to start #TBT. . .
CNN: Remember J.Lo's iconic dress from the 2000 Grammy's? She just wore an updated version
Page Six: You can now buy Jennifer Lopez’s iconic Versace dress
Forbes: Older Women Need A Return To A Stronger Labor Market
Fox News: 61-year-old woman claims she feels better now than in her 30s, shares secrets to looking young
MirrorUK: Older women more happy with their age and relationships than those in 20s
Closer to home, here's a look at some of the nicer but still important news links right now . . .
Kansas City First Friday October Still Downsized
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The final First Friday event of the year will bring back art vendors but in a new setting, as organizers continue to consider the future of the event following a deadly shooting in August.
JoCo Suspect Jumper Survives
AGO AT 10 THIRD AND 69 HIGHWAY. A MAN HOPPED OVER THE BRIDGE THEN JUMPED ONTO THE HIGHWAY. IT STARTED EARLIER AT AN APARTMENT COMPLEX AT 10 THIRD AND ANTIOCH. POLICE SAID THEY WERE RESPONDING TO AN AGGRAVATED BURGLARY. THE VICTIM WAS NOT INJURED AND WAS ABLE TO GIVE OFFICERS A GOOD DESCRIPTION OF THE MAN.
Historic KC Renovation
Almost 20 years ago Truman Library officials unveiled a $22.5 million renovation with exhibits considered state-of-the-art. This summer they shuttered the museum and announced a $25 million upgrade. One reason: Harry Truman's story has become too big for the building.
Local Love For Labor
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Janice Witt and the team at the Reola Grant Center for Family Life Development have their hearts focused on helping General Motors workers on strike. Wednesday workers at the Fairfax Assembly plant in Kansas City, Kansas, have not received full pay. "I had 20 families in here yesterday.
Golden Ghetto Offers Help On Wheels Amid Growing Demand
OLATHE, Kan. -- Kim Woodward of Gardner is resident of Johnson County with disabilities. She relies on food pantries often to help her family. "It helps me as far as groceries," Woodward said. "I'm handicapped. I get food stamps, so it helps in my household too because it's in great need."
Community Journalism Winning
The Examiner took third place in the area of general excellence among mid-sized daily newspapers in the annual Better Newspaper Contest held by the Missouri Press Association.The awards, for work done in 2018, were presented Saturday at the MPA's annual conference in Kansas City.Examiner staff members also got individual honors:* Assistant sports editor Michael Smith got third place in the Best Sports News Story or Package for a story he did about Blue Springs High School football
Kansas City 2nd Spring Arrives
KANSAS CITY, THEY'RE SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70 GARNETT MOUND CITY BUTLER CLINTON COAL CAMP. JUST SLOWLY MOVING UP TO THE NORTH. WE MIGHT GET A FEW RAINDROPS AS FAR NORTH AS KANSAS CITY THIS MORNING THROUGH TEN O'CLOCK WHEN CALL IT A RAINY MORNING, BUT I WOULD CALL IT A CHILLY ONE.
And then . . .
Because J-Lo has always been a poor Latino man's pop icon . . . Janet Jackson - Miss You Much is the #TBT song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .