We rise this morning and remind ourselves that the only constant in this world is change.
Accordingly, here's a quick look at American pop culture continuing to evolve . . .
Daily Beast: Victoria’s Secret Promotes Its Wokeness, but Is It Too Late?
In Touch: Jeffrey Epstein’s Young Victims Were Terrified to Deny Him: ‘If I Say No, Am I Going to Be Killed?’
Huff Post: Does Your Favorite Feminist Merchandise Actually Support Women's Causes?
Closer to home, here are the nicer community news links for right now . . .
Kansas City Biz News Pictures Local Trumpet Game
Signatures of famous musicians line the walls of B.A.C. Musical Instruments LLC's Kansas City manufacturing facility. They include the trombone player for Bruno Mars; Prince's trombone player; Jim Pugh, the trombone player for Steely Dan; and the group Jazz at Lincoln Center. Signing the wall has become a tradition after a facility tour.
JoCo Highway Morning Crash
A fiery semi crash shut down Interstate 35 in southern Johnson County early Friday morning.The crash happened around 2:38 a.m. on I-35 southbound near Sunflower Road.A semi crashed and burst into flames. Johnson County Med-Act reports one person died in the crash and fire.I-35 was closed in both directions while crews put out the fire and inspected a nearby bridge for damage.
Fanboy Dream Faceoff
It started when reporters were talking to Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman in the locker room on Wednesday. Asked by our own Pete Sweeney if he could beat fellow wide receiver Tyreek Hill in a 100-yard dash, Hardman first expressed confidence - but then backed down a little.
Grandview Squawk Report
GRANDVIEW, MO (KCTV) - A Grandview bird rescue center is now close to maximum capacity after a major rescue operation that involved saving more than one hundred birds. Burge Bird Rescue owner Dr. Julie Burge said space is at a premium at her center and she had to move all of her cages closer together to make room for the large unexpected delivery of birds.
Metro First Responders Pack Shovel In Their Kit
OLATHE, Kan. - There were two things on ambulances in Johnson County Thursday morning that weren't there last week: snow shovels and ice melt. Med-Act, which provides emergency medical services to the county, said those winter tools help paramedics get a stretcher to and from a person's house in an emergency.
Weed Rules Miff Missouri
Marijuana is now legal in Missouri, for medicinal purposes only, after voters approved it last year. However, following and applying the law is becoming difficult not only for patients but for law enforcement. Missouri Secretary of State, John Ashcroft, published emergency rules to follow July 1, 2019.
Kansas Warms Up To Weed???
A Kansas legislative special committee has approved two early steps toward advancing a medical marijuana bill.The committee on Federal and State Affairs on Wednesday recommended that Kansas lawmakers consider allowing residents from other states where medical marijuana is legal to use the product in Kansas if they have permission from their home states.The committee also suggested Kansas study Ohio's approach to medical marijuana use.
Friday Aftermath Warmup
Hide Transcript Show Transcript LITTLE WHITE SOMETHING JUST TO KEEP IN MIND. SO HOW ABOUT THE TRICK-OR-TREAT FORECAST FOR THIS EVENING? I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE WELL ONE THAT REQUIRES WARM BOOTS AND GLOVES AS WE CONTINUE TO DROP NEAR 40 DEGREES WITH THE SUN GOING DOWN AT ABOUT SIX NINETEEN WIND CHILL AT 29 THE AIR TEMPERATURE 35 BY 7 AND TEETH CHATTERING WHETHER 33 BUT THE WINDCHILL EVEN LOWER THAN THAT.
HAIM - Now I'm In It is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .