Our morning gathering of pop culture hotness, community news and a few more interesting items.
Kansas City Fight For Traffic Right Of Way Rolls Out
Hide Transcript Show Transcript IT KIND OF LOOKS LIKE A CANDY CANE. FOR YOUNG CYCLIST REGAN LEE IT IS SAFETY FIRST. REGAN AND HER DAD SHAUN ADMIT NO MATTER HOW SAFE THEY ARE IS, DRIVERS HAVE TO BE AWARE THAT CYCLISTS ARE ON THE ROAD.
Sentimental Holiday Search
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A metro family is asking the public to be on the lookout for their mother's wedding rings, which disappeared from her nursing home around the time of her death. Wanda and Robin Hamblin would've celebrated 63 years of marriage on Jan. 5.
Hotness Biz Trouble
Shares of L Brands, Inc. LB have declined and underperformed the industry in the past six months. Notably, the Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) stock has dipped 29.5% compared with the industry's decline of 7.9%. L Brands is struggling to make a comeback in the wake of rising competition from online rivals like ThirdLove, Adore Me, Lively, and True & Co.
Round World Report
At least 65 people are dead after a massive car bomb exploded at a busy intersection on the outskirts of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, a government official says.
Fight For Democracy Cont'd
Nobody saw it coming. Hong Kong's year of protest and violence stunned everyone from observers to participants. What started the crisis was political - but emotion has fuelled it. We picked seven to explain this year of tears, exhilaration, broken relationships and personal pride.
Putin Goes Hypersonic
MOSCOW (AP) - A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound became operational Friday, Russia's defense minister reported to President Vladimir Putin, bolstering the country's nuclear strike capability. Putin has described the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle as a technological breakthrough comparable to the 1957 Soviet launch of the first satellite.
China Space Race Starts
China Friday launched one of the world's most powerful rockets in a major step forward for its planned mission to Mars in 2020.
Kansas City Re-Up Awaits
Second-contract window opens Sunday for Patrick Mahomes, Deshaun Watson, Dalvin Cook, Alvin Kamara | NBC Sports Upon the conclusion of the third regular season since the 2017 draft, all players picked in the 2017 draft become eligible for second contracts.
Meet New KC Royal
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals signed Maikel Franco to a $2.95 million contract Friday to be their everyday third baseman next season. The deal, which was agreed to earlier this week, includes up to $1.05 million in incentives. The 27-year-old hit .
Kansas City Rain Today
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FROM THE SOUTH. ABSOLUTELY CLOUD COVERED EVERYWHERE, SO DON'T EXPECT SUNSHINE TODAY. OUT TO THE WEST, THERE IS THE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS. THIS IS COLDER AIR BEHIND THIS WORKING ITS WAY ACROSS THE PLAINS AND IT WILL AFFECT US. LOOK AT KANSAS CITY AND WICHITA, 43 AND 53.
Surfaces - Bloom is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .