We start the weekend inspired by hottie Taylor in a skimpy yet classy bit of fashion promo that merits further consideration in this compilation of pop culture, community news and top headlines.
Check-it . . .Dancing In 2021
To ring in the new year, here are a few words of encouragement from Anthony Magliano, founder and creative director of Quixotic.
Meet Rust Week QB
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's Henne time now. With Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid deciding to rest many starters, quarterback Chad Henne gets the start Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. "Listen, I think he's excited. I was telling him act like you're 20, try to remember those days," Reid said.
Royal Off-Season Decree
In 2015 and 2016, the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs each ended long championship droughts (the Cubs' obviously much longer than the Royals'). The Cubs remained competitive but Theo Epstein left the organization and now Chicago has started to part ways with some of their better players and look to be rebuilding.
More Deets On Panty Move
Capping a decade of negotiations, Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works are set to open in Israel in the second half of 2021. The stores will be run and managed by Israel's Delta Galil and a European distributor following a deal announced Sunday. The locations and exact opening dates have yet to be announced.
Prez Trump Persists
Many of Donald Trump's most dogmatic supporters see a mass protest in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6-just two weeks shy of Inauguration Day 2021-as their last chance to disrupt President-elect Joe Biden's win. But for the president himself, it's just another day to complain.
Tragic Count Cont’d
As US inches closer to 350,000 Covid-19 deaths, one model projects about 115,000 more could die in next four weeks
The US topped 20 million total infections and inched closer to 350,000 Covid-19 deaths on the first day of 2021 -- reminders of a grim reality continuing into the new year.
Speaker Homestead Targeted
Police sources told TMZ that cops were called out to reports of vandalism at the House Speaker's property around 3 a.m.
Iran From Nukes
Iran says it intends to start enriching uranium to 20% at its Fordow nuclear facility, exceeding regulations set by the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action known as the Iran nuclear deal, as first reported by Reuters. Iran has previously suggested this increase could be a possibility.
Hard COVID Advice
Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Michael Blackson has a very important reason why people should get the COVID vaccine ... he says it's better than getting the virus, which he claims left his penis limp.
Tracking Trending Locally
Courtesy photo Have you seen these hot chocolate bombs on Instagram yet? Check out these five spots to find these exploding treats in KC. Nellie's Custom Cakes This twenty-year old cake shop in Claycomo has been on the forefront of the cocoa bomb campaign, posting about them long before they, ahem, blew up.
Newsies Survive Snow Daze
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (WDAF) - A reporter with KSN's sister station in Kansas City had some trouble navigating a steep road Friday morning. FOX4's Matt Stewart started to go up the sloped road, but the news van he was in did not have enough traction. The van started to slide backward.
Snow Aftermath Outlook
Today is a Storm Track 5 Weather Alert Day. Travel is not advised today. A winter mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow will transition to all snow through mid-afternoon for the KC metro. The roads are expected to quickly become ice/snow covered during the morning hours.
Katy Perry - Not the End of the World is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.