Kansas City Late Night: Celebrity, Blogger Regs & Adult Industry Shaming

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Homecoming For Fave

Big Slick Adds Heidi Gardner as a New Host in 2023 - In Kansas City

When Eric Stonestreet, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, and David Koechner take the stage in Kansas City from June 2-3 for Big Slick, they'll be joined by a new co-host. SNL star Heidi Gardner will join as a Big Slick host for the first time.

Along For The Ride

Tractor trailer drags SUV along Kansas City interstate

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A terrifying situation on a Kansas City interstate Thursday afternoon. Kansas Highway Patrol troopers said a tractor trailer dragged a black SUV along the northbound lanes of Interstate 635. Troopers said a driver called for help around 4:15 p.m.

Building Car Of The Future 

KC's Ford plant will supply USPS with thousands of E-Transit vehicles - Kansas City Business Journal

The United States Postal Service picked Ford Motor Co. to supply it with 9,250 electric vans, which are manufactured by Ford's Kansas City plant. Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo makes the E-Transit van, which debuted in 2020 and rose to 10,000 orders by early 2022 as it began testing the car.

Forgetting The Past

History of KCI: For retired TWA employees, turning the page on the old KCI isn't easy

The old Kansas City International Airport started much like the new one. There was a recognized need that the previous airport, Kansas City's Downtown Airport, had outlived its time. "I think everybody was thrilled to have it," said Pam Blaschum, a forer TWA flight attendant.

Flush It Down

Water main break leaves some in Kansas City with brown water, flooding in homes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Brown drinking water and flooding. People in one Kansas City, Missouri neighborhood said they've been dealing with it for days. They believe it all started with a water main break the city has not been able to permanently fix.

Culture War Gets Personal

White House says Biden's words 'mischaracterized' by Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene

The White House on Thursday hit back at Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) when asked why President Biden chuckled during remarks he was making about being blamed for the death of a woman's two sons to fentanyl. Biden addressed the House Democratic caucus during its issues retreat in Baltimore on Wednesday night when he sarcastically brought...


Florida bill would require bloggers who write about governor, legislators to register with the state

A Republican state senator in Florida has introduced a bill that, if passed, would require bloggers who write about Gov. Ron DeSantis, his cabinet or state legislators to register with the state. Sen. Jason Brodeur's bill, entitled "Information Dissemination," would also require bloggers to disclose who's paying them for their posts on certain elected officials, and how much.

MAGA Confronts Civil Lawsuit Fight

DOJ: No immunity for Trump in Jan. 6 lawsuits

Welcome to The Hill's Defense & NatSec newsletter {beacon} Defense & National Security Defense & National Security The Big Story Trump can face civil suits tied to Jan. 6, DOJ says The Biden administration declined to back the former president's argument that he should be immune from those lawsuits.

Fear Of Russian Flex

Russia-Ukraine war live: Putin's nuclear war threats 'unacceptable' say quad ministers; Biden and Scholz to meet

Putin's nuclear war threats 'unacceptable' say quad ministers Foreign ministers of the so-called Quad group denounced Russia's threat to use nuclear weapons in the Ukraine war as unacceptable, according to a statement issued after a meeting on Friday.

Actress Reports Tragic Shaming

Porn star Riley Reid says she was made to feel 'disgusting' by ex-boyfriend because of her job

Adult actor Riley Reid says she was made to feel 'disgusting' by her former partner who did not support her career. The 31-year-old star, who is now happily married to freerunner Pasha Petkuns, has previously spoken about her struggle to find a man who was comfortable with her job.

Sound Of The Not-So-Distant Past

The Chicks | T-Mobile Center

The Chicks announced their return to the global stage with The Chicks World Tour 2023. The 37-date mega tour visits T-Mobile Center on Aug. 29. Additional Ticket Information Tickets for The Chicks World Tour in Kansas City go on sale Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. at T-MobileCenter.com.

Testing Toy Train

KC Streetcar plans emergency drill this weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Don't be alarmed if you see something strange happening with the KC Streetcar Saturday morning. It's only a drill. The KC Streetcar A uthority says it will hold a full-scale emergency exercise to test its coordination and preparedness plan, involving crews that would respond if anything would ever happen.

Local Toes Twinkle

Kansas City Ballet Strives to Achieve Artistic Growth - KC Ballet

Giving dancers the opportunity to create their own choreography on their fellow dancers... it's part of KCB's New Moves experience. All of the choreographers have also danced and most are near the start of their choreography journey.

Pounding It Out Inside The Loop

Voo Lounge is downtown KC's newest piano bar

Photo by Anna Petrow Voo, a "new" piano bar and lounge, has opened in the historic Hotel Muehlebach building at 12th and Baltimore in downtown Kansas City. Thursdays through Sundays, Voo serves creative cocktails and food alongside resident pianist Will O'Keys.

Overnight Forecast .  .. 

First Alert: Kansas City will see rain, any snow accumulation unlikely

The colder air never arrived into the core of the system, meaning it's unlikely Kansas City will see any significant snow accumulations on Friday. Kansas City will see periods of rain and perhaps a few snowflakes mixed in.However, the ground will only be wet and not white.

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