Kansas City Midday News: Local Rescue, World Cup Arrowhead Tease & Pr0n Advice

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First Responder Heroes Save Day

Nine children saved from Kansas City fire, two in critical condition

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ( KCTV) CNN - Kansas City firefighters rescued 15 people from an apartment fire early Friday morning, including nine children. Several people were seriously injured. Crews responded at 12:30 a.m. to a fire call at an east-side three-story apartment building on East 42nd Street east of Pittman Road.

Fading Cowtown Newspaper Shares FIFA Propaganda Behind Miserable Paywall

Renderings show how Arrowhead Stadium could look if KC lands World Cup games for 2026

In roughly five weeks, the host cities are expected to be announced for the joint 2026 World Cup bid among the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Washington Post's Steven Goff recently reported that FIFA, soccer's world governing body, likely will reveal those roughly 16 cities in New York in May.

COVID Killed Ur Jorb

Cover Story: Pandemic complicates the starts of new careers in KC - Kansas City Business Journal

Learning online wasn't new to Grey Wise. That's how she completed her MBA program. But she wanted ­- needed - something more as she started as a staff accountant in Adams Brown's Overland Park office. Wise said it's important that new accountants be able to ask questions of mentors and managers in person to keep up with the profession's rapid rate of change.

Ladies With Sticks Stay Winning

Grassroots Kansas City Women's Hockey League season has started, you can still join

Kansas City Women's Hockey League. // Courtesy KCWHL The Kansas City Women's Hockey League aims to empower women and advance the sport by making ice hockey more accessible. And, of course, kick some ass. The organization was created by women and for women who love ice hockey.

Joco Coffee Rebellion Persists

Overland Park Starbucks employees go on strike

OP Starbucks Strike. // Snapshot from The Greater Kansas City Labor Beacon Notifying caffeine lovers to buy coffee elsewhere. Starbucks workers at 75th and I-35 in Overland Park went on strike Wednesday April 6 after management was called out for "union busting."

Taking Hold Of Pr0n Tips

WWE star Paul Heyman gives Brazzers advice on X-rated Lesnar v Reigns spoof

Paul Heyman has brilliantly responded to Brazzers with some advice after a joke about a Crown Jewel remake. The WWE star found himself in the middle of Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar's feud heading into Thursday's show with his allegiance called into question, and the adult entertainment company joked they wanted to film their own version.

Prez Biden Touts Supreme Win

'A wonderful day': Biden, Harris celebrate historic Supreme Court confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson

Jackson makes history as the first Black woman and first federal public defender to sit on the court. Jackson will replace Associate Justice Stephen Breyer after he retires at the end of the term. The White House ceremony comes amid a wave of positive COVID-19 cases among top Biden officials.

MAGA Party Line Rules

Mitch McConnell - who Donald Trump continually mocked and criticized - says he would still back Trump if he becomes the GOP's 2024 presidential candidate

Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would still support Trump in 2024. Axios' Jonathan Swan asked why, given that McConnell called Trump "morally responsible" for January 6. McConnell responded: "I think I have an obligation to support the nominee of my party."

Ruthless Vlad Attacks

At least 30 killed in train station missile strike in eastern Ukraine as civilians try to flee Russian onslaught | CNN

At least 30 people, including two children, were killed after Russian forces carried out a missile strike on a railway station in eastern Ukraine that was being used by civilians trying to flee the fighting, a regional official said Friday.

Red Cruelty Prevails Amid Plauge

Chinese health care worker sparks outrage for beating dog to death over COVID fears

A Chinese health care worker has sparked outrage after being filmed beating a helpless dog to death over unfounded fears it could spread COVID-19. The disturbing video, verified by Agence France-Presse, shows the worker completely covered in a hazmat suit as the corgi wanders in an otherwise deserted Shanghai street amid draconian lockdowns.

Loved Ones Suffer Slap Clap Back

Will Smith's Oscars slap has been a 'nightmare' for his family: report

The aftermath of Will Smith's slap of Chris Rock onstage during the 2022 Oscars has reportedly been a "nightmare" for his family. A source told Us Weekly that "it's been a nightmare for everyone."

Royal Merch Debuts

Get your Bobby Witt Jr. shirts from BreakingT!

The most anticipated Royals prospect in a decade has made his debut, and what a debut it was! Bobby Witt Jr. thrilled Royals fans on Opening Day with an eighth inning double for his first hit and first game-winning RBI.

Powering Past Challenges

KC man who lost his vision is ready to compete in first powerlifting competition

It was eight years ago when things went dark for Romia Hall. "I lost my sight in 2014, an altercation where I was stabbed in the face through the eye," Hall said. "The knife actually punctured my brain at the same time."

Kansas City Chill Then Spring

Cold & Windy Start To Weekend Before Big Warm-Up

Scattered areas of light snow showers will last through 10 a.m. with wind chills in the 20s and 30s this morning. Cloudy and windy for much of the day with a chance of late-day sunshine. High 48. A hard freeze is likely overnight into Saturday morning.

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