Quick pop culture and somewhat nicer community news update with some of the more important news links from today.
KC Supports The Troops
ALL WEEKEND AND ARE NOT EXPECTED TO REOPEN UNTIL 5:00 A.M. MONDAY. ROB: TODAY, IT'S ALL ABOUT GIVING A HAND UP, NOT A HAND OUT, TO HOMELESS VETERANS IN KANSAS CITY. KMBC 9'S MATT EVANS IS IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI THIS MORNING TO SHOW US HOW STAND DOWN IS SERVING THOSE WHO SERVED OUR COUNTRY.
Tribute This Weekend
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The National World War I Museum and veterans' charities are coming together to celebrate Veterans Day. A packed weekend is planned, with the museum opening at 10 a.m. Friday and events running all weekend. The museum has a new exhibit opening Friday focused on the Vietnam War.
Golden Ghetto Turnaround
STILLWELL, Kan. - The chief of a fire district in unincorporated Johnson County, Kansas, said financial challenges on the horizon have him looking at merging the department. Johnson County Fire District No. 2 serves about 20,000 people living in the southeast part of the county.
Home Team Helping Hand
The Kansas City Royals are stepping in to help after flooding last spring damaged one of the city's baseball fields. Grigsby Field was one of the casualties of the floods of 2019.
Historic Solider Testimony
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Saturday marks 30 years since the Berlin Wall came down. Bill Brunkhardt had a front row seat to the historic day. He was there on Nov. 9, 1989, a 19-year-old sophomore at Pepperdine University, studying abroad in Berlin.
When cameras started rolling on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on November 8 of last year, there was a lot to celebrate. It was Adriana Lima 's last show as an Angel, as the venerated model was hanging up her wings for good.
Kansas City Showtime
This year, the Kansas International Film Festival is mourning the loss of a Kansas City staple. "When the Tivoli closed, it really made us think about ... why film is important," the festival's executive director, Stacy Rich, says of the Tivoli Cinemas, which closed earlier this year (it was recently revived at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art).
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .