We're taking it just a bit easy today given that the holiday rush is in full swing. Still, here's the pop culture, community news and a few more items we found interesting for right now . . .
New KCI Job Deadline
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Today is the last day you can be part of a training program involved with the build of KCI. It's called the workforce training program, a three-week session will teach people with little or no construction experience, but want in on the new terminal build.
Road Tragedy Postscript
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The family of a man killed in a pileup on Interstate 35 on Tuesday are remembering him as a loving father and husband who was strong in his faith. Bianca Zerni said her brother-in-law, Jesse Miller, brought joy wherever he went.
Jackson County Crash Course
Just off Interstate 70, and in the middle of the city's newest commercial area, with senior living, a hotel and conference center, golf course and large health clinic all nearby, the intersection of Adams Dairy Parkway and Coronado Drive in eastern Blue Springs can sometimes be a congested maelstrom of vehicles.
Kara Del Toro shared a series of three new photos in an Instagram update today. She stunned in white lingerie and was seen posing with a newspaper. The bra she wore featured daisy-like floral accents on her chest. There were also jagged lace edges along her chest, while her left strap fell down her arm.
Impeachment Sneak Peak
'I'm not trying to pretend to be a fair juror here': Graham predicts Trump impeachment will 'die quickly' in Senate
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Judiciary Committee and a close ally of President Donald Trump, said he will do everything in his power to quickly end an expected impeachment trial in the Republican-led Senate.
Doubting Social Media Likeness
I downloaded Instagram in 2012, in the spring before what would be the worst summer of my life and the best autumn I've ever had. I remember them both vividly, sulking at home in the July heat on an air mattress in a sweltering bedroom I shared to save money, convinced my boyfriend was about to dump me.
Debating The Future
Melania Trump has been silent over her husband's attacks on Greta Thunberg after protesting a mention of her own son in an impeachment hearing because Barron Trump "is not an activist who travels the globe giving speeches", a spokeswoman said on Friday.
Kansas City Pep Talk
Editor's note: The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's alone. Victor Hwang is the outgoing vice president of entrepreneurship at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Click here to read more about his planned departure from the leading ecosystem building organization.
Kansas Charges More
by: KSN News Posted: / Updated: TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) - Vehicle registration fees for hybrid and electric will be going up according to the Kansas Dept. of Revenue. In the 2019 legislative session, lawmakers passed Senate Substitute for House Bill 2214, which approved the increase in vehicle registration fees for hybrid and electric vehicles.
Show-Me Artsy Guide
Karen Craigo is Missouri's new poet laureate. Gov. Mike Parson announced the decision last month that the " Marshfield Mail" editor and general manager will have the two-year position, replacing Aliki Barnstone. The appointment means a lot of in-state travel, particularly for Craigo, whose project is to collect a poem from every county in the state and post them on her blog, " Better View of the Moon."
Fight Cowtown Cold Clichés
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- It's been a while since Kansas City has seen a big snowfall, but we don't want to repeat what you already know. So, KCTV5's Betsy Webster asked Kansas Citians to separate the obvious from the useful. The sun was out on Friday, but snow is on the way.
Katie Weather Warning
Saturday will be mostly cloudy and cold. Temperatures will be in the 30s. A winter weather advisory goes into effect Sunday at 9 a.m. and lasts until Monday at 6 p.m.Once the storm comes out of the Rockies into the Plains, we'll have a better track of this system.Right now, we're looking at this being a snow event.
Gryffin - Body Back ft. Maia Wright is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .