KC News Mardi Gras: Russia Sends Warning, Mayo Pete Promises Safety & Locals Work It

Right now hottie Lindsey inspires our peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines for this legacy celebration often called "Fat Tuesday" by those who aren't obsessed with political correctness.

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Survey Seyz Locals Work Harder

Kansas cities found to be among hardest working in the nation

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A recent report has found that cities in Kansas are among the hardest working in the nation. With Employee Appreciation Day on March 3 and Americans working an average of 1,791 hours each year, - more than many other industrialized countries - personal finance website WalletHub.com says on Monday, Feb.

Kansas City Partying In Short Supply

Party City will auction off lease to store in Belton, Missouri - Kansas City Business Journal

Party City Holdco Inc. is auctioning off 12 of its leases in six states - including one in the Kansas City area. The Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey-based party goods and Halloween specialty retailer (NYSE: PRTY) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in mid-January as part of a pre-negotiated restructuring.

Beer Fest Party Debut 2023

Boulevardia announces lineup, starts selling tickets Tuesday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Several organizations are gearing up for the hot summer-day festivities in Kansas City, including Boulevardia, whose music lineup is being announced Tuesday. Boulevardia is announcing its lineup on its social media pages and opening up ticket sales at 10 a.m.

Locals Rally To Help Victims

'They lost everything': KC family asks for help after family members in Turkey devastated by earthquakes

It's been exactly two weeks since a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey near the Syrian border, where over 47,000 people have died. Another 6.3 earthquake hit the region Monday, leaving hundreds homeless and hurt. We spoke to a Kansas City family, who has family members in Turkey.

Local News Hypes Airlines

New Technology to Make KCI Zippier for Travelers

You land at Kansas City International Airport a half hour early. Until now that has been a mixed blessing. You idle on the jetway twiddling thumbs and waiting for an open gate.

Hottie Fashionista Talks Romance

Lindsey Pelas da romántico regalo por el día del amor en corsé

Como lo prometido es deuda y la hermosa actriz Lindsey Pelas se toma muy en serio cumplir con su palabra, por eso regresó este 14 de febrero con una serie de fotografías con un romántico regalo para sus fans en las redes sociales.

White House Working Public Opinion

Why isn't Joe Biden getting credit for the economic recovery?

President Joe Biden has a lot to be proud of. Riding off a State of the Union speech earlier this month that felt like a victory lap, he and his Cabinet have been blitzing across the country to sharpen his economic message.

Lady Sports Debating Prez

28 groups urge Biden to support women's sports, fight Biden's 'unlawful' Title IX reg

EXCLUSIVE: More than two dozen organizations are urging the Biden administration to "abandon plans" to allow biological males to compete in women's sports and use the same locker rooms. In 2022, Biden's Education Department proposed regulations on Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to expand the meaning of sex discrimination to include "gender identity."


Three key Trump figures intersect two Justice Department probes

Three key figures connected to Donald Trump are at the intersection of two accelerating Justice Department probes seen as the most viable pathways for a prosecution of the former president. Special counsel Jack Smith is overseeing what began as two entirely separate cases: the mishandling of classified records at Mar-a-Lago and the effort to influence...


Russia suspends participation in New START nuclear treaty with US, Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday that Russia was pulling back from the new START treaty with the United States which reduces and limits each country's nuclear arsenal. "In this regard, I am forced to announce today that Russia is suspending its participation in the strategic offensive arms treaty," Putin said in his annual address to the nation, just one day after President Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine.

Another Quake Amid Disaster

Turkey and Syria rocked again by 6.3M earthquake

ANTAKYA, Turkey (Reuters) -A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Turkey-Syria border region late on Monday, setting off panic and damaging buildings in Turkey's Antakya city two weeks after the country's worst earthquake in modern history left tens of thousands dead. Two Reuters witnesses reported a strong quake and further damage to buildings in central Antakya, where it was centered.

Promises For U.S. Afflicted

Buttigieg calls for stronger railroad safety rules after East Palestine disaster

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says he's taking steps to impose stronger regulations on freight trains hauling toxic chemicals, such as the one that derailed and exploded into flames near East Palestine, Ohio, earlier this month, forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes and raising environmental and health concerns.

GOP Invades Trump Country

Ron DeSantis tramples over Trump turf with his outreach to law enforcement

ELMHURST, Ill. - The law enforcement groups Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke before Monday may have been in three different cities, but they had one thing in common: They're squarely in Donald Trump territory.

Plagued By Bad Numbers

Why the Covid-19 Death Toll in the U.S. Is Still Rising

The U.S. has dodged a major wintertime Covid-19 surge as the pandemic continues to recede into the background. But the death toll is still growing. The U.S., which recently topped 1.1 million Covid-19 deaths since the pandemic began, continues to record several hundred more each day, death-certificate data show.

Rocketman Sparks Concern

Fears, questions about N. Korea's growing nuclear arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea's latest missile launches are a demonstration of the country's avowed ability to use nuclear force against South Korea and the mainland U.S. How immediate is that threat? North Korea claims its nuclear forces area capable of destroying its rivals, and often follows each of its provocative weapons tests with launch details.

Holy Land Election Crisis Cont'd

Benjamin Netanyahu accuses protesters of 'trampling democracy'

The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has accused protesters of "trampling democracy", vowing that his far-right coalition will move ahead with controversial legislation to restrict the power of the judiciary. Upwards of 100,000 people gathered outside the Knesset in Jerusalem on Monday in protest against an initial plenum vote on bills that would give politicians control over appointments to Israel's supreme court, and limit its ability to overturn laws.

Russian Tech To Rescue

Russia is launching a mission to give stranded space station crew members a ride home

Russia's space agency is preparing to launch a mission on Friday to provide a ride for two cosmonauts and one U.S. astronaut who are on the International Space Station without a designated ship to get home.

Hollywood Case Deets Disclosed

Alec Baldwin sees one charge dropped in fatal 'Rust' shooting

Alec Baldwin won a key legal battle Monday that saw one of his charges over the deadly shooting of Halyna Hutchins getting dropped - drastically reducing the potential prison time he is facing. The Santa Fe County district attorney filed paperwork on Monday that dropped a firearm enhancement charge.


I'm in the no bra club - I want to cancel lingerie even if you can see nipple

Women have openly admitted that they've worn no lingerie while out in public. Critics have claimed that not wearing a bra is inappropriate, but one influencer, Sarah (@ sarahmanias), wants to see the undergarments canceled. In a viral clip, she teased: "If you think it's ok to go out in public without a bra on and I can see your whole a** nipple..."

Kansas City Super Bowl Hype Forever

Yak born Super Bowl Sunday named after Kansas City Chiefs

ST. LOUIS - Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs have something new to "yak" about this week. The newest addition at Grant's Farm in St. Louis is named after the Super Bowl LVII Champs. The attraction says "KC" was born on Feb. 12, also known as Super Bowl Sunday.

Fair Weather For Fat Tuesday

Sunny and spring-like for your Tuesday


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