Our daily glimpse at pop culture, local news goodness and more interesting stuff we've noticed overnight . . .
Local Dead-Tree Endurance
ROELAND PARK, Kan. -- It's a sound you'll hear at most libraries around the metro: the electronic beep of a book being checked out. For those who work in the library system, they know it's the sound of growth.
Great JoCo Debate
With their demands still unmet, neighbors say the fight against an expansion of the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is far from over. The Overland Park Planning Commission last month approved a $12.4 million expansion at the venue, off U.S. 69 and 179th Street.
Kansas City Murder Cost
Kansas City non-profit desperate for donations to help families after 'overwhelming' amount of homicides in 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's a trickle down effect of violence in the community. The impact now evident in non-profits, like Corey's Network, just trying to help. "We actually had to turn a couple families away for financial help," President and co-founder of Corey's Network, Michelle Metje, said.
New World Order
Lawmakers return to Washington on Monday after the holiday break - and will walk right into the face-off over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. The House voted to impeach Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress on Dec. 18, making him just the third president in U.S.
Panty Pull Up
L Brands shares are on the upswing following a bullish note from Bank of America Global Research. Shares of the troubled Victoria's Secret owner popped more than 8% in early trading Friday, after the bank boosted its rating on the stock to Buy and increased its price target by $4 to $25.
Midtown Mutt Adored
Image courtesy of @gustheenglishbulldog_With 2020 comes New Year's resolutions and jam-packed gyms. And a viral pooch out of Westport is making us want to sign a gym contract right now. Views on a video posted by The Foundation Westport are fervidly rising - 1.9 million and counting - thanks to a lovable pudgy bulldog.
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Collective Soul - Shine is the Sunday song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .