AND WE'RE BACK!!!
Kansas City is basically shut down today.
If local social messaging apps are any indication, authorities & politicos would much rather have locals hide compliantly in their homes than risk voters realizing the fragile state of this town's infrastructure.
Accordingly, we collect more than a few relevant pop culture, community, hottie and interesting news items for our blog denizens right now.
KCMO WINTER FEAR!!!
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- A Winter Weather Advisory has been posted for Kansas City until 6 p.m. Monday. New snow is expected Monday and, for some, it could be an additional 2 inches on top of what is already on the ground. Multiple school districts in the Kansas City area called off classes Monday.
Invest In Soup
At least 1,300 people have died from the flu so far this season, according to a preliminary estimate released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been at least 2.6 million flu illnesses and 23,000 flu-related hospitalizations, according to the analysis.
BONNE TERRE, MO (AP) -- At least five people have died in weather-related crashes in Missouri and Kansas amid a storm that dumped nearly a foot of snow in places, forced schools to close their doors and snarled traffic, authorities said.
Pipes Busted Across The Bridge
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Roughly 40 Kansas City, Missouri, residents in the Northland experienced water outages or low water pressure Sunday. City water services officials said there was an 8-inch water main break at 2026 Northeast Vivion Road.
Candice Swanepoel is heating up Instagram again, and this time on the official account for her swimwear brand Tropic of C. A new photo shared to the page on Tuesday saw the South African model flaunting her curvaceous backside in yet another two-piece from the line.
Not Okay Symbolism?!?!
The US Military and Naval academies on Sunday launched internal investigations after cadets and midshipmen were captured on ESPN's pre-game show for the Army-Navy game making a hand gesture that some are interpreting as white nationalist and others are interpreting as innocent.
Impeachment Fight Preview
(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump's likely impeachment this week adds a permanent stain to a presidency plagued by unrelenting turmoil and partisan rancor, while aggravating U.S. political divisions as he starts his fight for re-election.The House is all but certain to deliver the formal rebuke in a vote on
Prez Condemns Fox News
Trump: Fox News Trying To Be 'Politically Correct' By Interviewing Comey, Says Network Will Die With MSNBC, CNN
President Donald Trump once again attacked Fox News on Twitter Saturday night, accusing the network of trying to be "politically correct." "Hard to believe that @FoxNews will be interviewing sleazebag & totally discredited former FBI Director James Comey, & also corrupt politician Adam 'Shifty' Schiff," Trump said.
JoCo Dog Daze Dilemma
For Willie Vader, the Johnson County Courthouse can't be demolished soon enough. "That is the single biggest thing that could help downtown Olathe, what goes in there after that building comes down," Vader said. He owns Vader's Bar and Deli on Cherry Street, just east of the courthouse.
Locals Skip Winter Night Life
Roll the highlight reel for a holiday-inspired week of arts, entertainment and seasonal cheer in Downtown Kansas City from Monday to Sunday, Dec. 16-22: 2405 Grand. Crown Center, This week, will be aglow with the spirit of the season, featuring:: Mayor's Christmas Tree - The 100-foot-tall lighted tree, one of the nation's tallest, is the centerpiece for an illuminating holiday celebration.
Show-Me Latinx Life Lessons
JOPLIN, MO (AP) - It's tough to go away to college, to start a new life in an unfamiliar environment and to find a new circle of friends. Those challenges can be even more intimidating when you belong to a minority, and that's why students in Pittsburg State University's new Latina-based sorority said they're thrilled to bring a local chapter to the campus.
Awaiting Round Deuce?!?!
A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE HAVING FUN IN THE SNOW YESTERDAY. A LOT OF KIDS AS WELL. BIG KIDS, GROWN-UPS, TOO. FIRST ALERT RADAR THIS MORNING, HERE'S THE NEXT ROUND OF SNOW. IT IS BEEN DANCING OUTSIDE THE REACH.
Andrea Bocelli - Return to Love (Christmas Version) is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .