Hottie and body acceptance advocate Lucy remains one of our all-time faves and she inspires this pop culture and community news blast to start Saturday morning. Take a look:
Vape Shot Bad News Hot Take
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is touting a breakthrough in research into the vaping illnesses epidemic. "Lots of people are buying black-market vape cartridges and nobody knows what's in them," Gerry Donovan, a local CBD and vape shop owner, said Health professionals and people in the vaping industry as well as the medical marijuana industry have known about the problem for quite some time.
Kansas City Season Of Good Deeds Already Underway
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Homeowners who built their own homes alongside Habitat for Humanity volunteers will spend their first Christmas inside their new houses. This season is a life-changing one for them and this is a story about hope. Where there's hope, you'll often find hugs.
Kansas City Healthy Success
Chris Goode is making history as one the first black-owned stores to be inserted in a major grocery store. Goode is the CEO and founder of Ruby Jean's Juicery, a juice bar that promotes juice cleansing. The shop has now opened a location in Whole Foods in Kansas City, Missouri.
Celebrate All Shapes & Sizes???
The U.S. has a problem with its weight-but not in the way you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 70% of Americans are either overweight or obese, but there's another side to the "obesity epidemic" that isn't spoken about enough: fat bias.
Bad Sugar Epidemic
How serious is the crisis? Americans are collectively gaining weight at an alarming rate, with the average adult weighing about 15 pounds more than 20 years ago. In defining obesity, nutritionists focus on body mass index: A healthy person has a BMI of 18.5 to 24, while an obese person has a BMI above 30.
Sweet Military Cinema Snark
SAN DIEGO - William Fentress was just a teenager when he sailed off to Midway as a Navy cook. At a private screening Thursday for the movie based on the battle he saw with his own eyes - we'll get to how bad the movie was in a second - the 94-year-old quietly recounted his experience aboard the USS Yorktown (CV-5) and the months leading up to that pivotal engagement.
Good Kansas City Carbs
The Kansas City food scene is more international than it used to be, and whatever else might be in those global dishes, the key to a lot of them is rice. "Rice is such a versatile ingredient that's used by so many different cultures," KCUR food critic Danielle Lehman notes.
KC Winter Is Coming
KANSAS CITY, MO - Anthony Plumbing, Heating & Cooling is a sponsored advertiser of Kansas City Live and is responsible for this content. Cold weather is settling in and you may be wondering how to keep your home warm, without breaking the bank.
Best KC Headline Of The Week
Something foul blew into Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday night. The air smelled dank as hell (and not in a good way), which some residents described as nasty feet or literal shit, according to local KSHB news. Meteorologists in the region are blaming the smell on the agriculture industry in Minnesota.
New Kansas City Royals Boss Playing It Safe
The Kansas City Royals will be under new ownership for the first time in two decades when John Sherman takes the helm sometime this offseason. With the club still amid a long rebuilding process, don't look for many exciting Royals rumors between now and the beginning of spring training.
Kansas City Doggie Rescue
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - We've all heard the expression dogs are "man's best friend." A Lee's Summit veteran says that phrase describes his relationship with his service dog perfectly. Aaron Bono believes his life would be drastically different if it weren't for his year-and-a-half-old German shepherd, Max.
Kansas City Autumn Peak
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WE BUILD ON THAT AGAIN TOMORROW THANKS TO THE SOUTHWEST ONSLOW. HEADING OUT THIS EVENING, LAYERS ARE GOOD. 40 DEGREES, MOSTLY SUNNY. WIND CHILL'S IN THE MID TO UPPER 30'S AS THE TEMPERATURE DROPS TO NEAR 40 DEGREES. CHILLY FOR THE POST INCOME OF ACTIVE 38.
Selena Gomez - Look At Her Now is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .