We start the morning with another look at pop culture, some community news and a bevy of other captivating items.
Bike Talk Rolls Forward
Members of the Kansas City cycling community gathered around The Scout on the first day of 2020 to remember the life of 31-year-old Pablo Sanders, a resident of KC who passed away after being hit by a vehicle on Christmas Eve while riding his bicycle. At approximately 11:30 p.m.
Talking Kansas City Big Agra
The KCUR news staff presents the State of Kansas City series as a look ahead to 2020 on topics of importance to the region. Find the State of Kansas City report on other topics in the series as they are published each weekday, Jan. 6-Jan. 20.
Newspaper Notices Lobbyists!!!
As long as Missouri voters continue to reelect lawmakers whose highest priority is undoing the will of the people - and reversing ethics reforms passed with widespread public support - what Kansas City can expect out of Jefferson City is: not much.
Fashioning Life Life Lesson
Emily Ratajkowski shares throwback bikini photo, wishes she was encouraged to 'be more than just my body'
Emily Ratajkowski has a message for young girls. The 28-year-old model took to Instagram to share a throwback photo of herself and encourage her fans to love themselves. "I used to like showing people this photo of me at 14 to prove that my body is natural.
Tech Dislikes Trump Fam
Ivanka Trump faced a backlash for her lack of tech qualifications from industry figures ahead of her speech at a big annual technology industry show in Las Vegas. Trump was set to deliver the keynote speech on Tuesday afternoon at CES on "The path to the future of work", addressing technology's role in creating and enabling the workforce of the future.
House Of Cards Dealing
The Senate returns Monday. The House on Tuesday. The dynamics of impeachment are, from a practical standpoint, largely unchanged from where they were before the holidays. The array of questions from the most immediate: "when will the articles be transmitted to the Senate," to perhaps the most central: "will there be witnesses?"
News Hombre Silenced
Fox News longtimer Geraldo Rivera was scheduled to appear on Sean Hannity 's program Tuesday night. But Geraldo got the axe. And it appears he got himself canceled in just two tweets. The familiar Fox News personality was enthused about counseling Sean Hannity on war with Iran.
Artsy Athletic Supporters
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The playoffs frenzy comes calling to Kansas City. With the Chiefs taking on the Houston Texans at Arrowhead this weekend, fans aren't limited to t-shirts and ball caps to back Patrick Mahomes and the rest of the team.
Fanboy Anthem For Playoffs
Country music artist Blane Howard has posted a little ditty, singing the Chiefs praises for this weekend's divisional game of the AFC playoffs."After many requests, I decided to do another song for this year's playoffs!
Forecast For Now
Clear skies coupled with low humidity will have temperatures falling quickly this evening. By midnight the thermometer will read freezing then drop into the middle to upper 20s by morning. the wind will ease up a little at sunset but will pick back up again by morning offering wind chills in the middle teens by daybreak.
Michael Kiwanuka - Hero is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .