Kansas City News Angle: Goodbye Otis Taylor, Mexican Weather Lady & Nuke Threats

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Another Icon Passes

Kansas City Chiefs icon Otis Taylor dead at the age of 80

The Kansas City Chiefs have announced the passing of a team legend.Otis Taylor has died at the age of 80.Taylor, a wide receiver, was an integral piece of the Chiefs' first national championship with the Super Bowl IV win.

Tragedy Unfolds In Happy Rock

Body found in Gladstone matches missing teen's description, family says

GLADSTONE, Mo. - The aunt of a missing Kansas City teenager confirms the body recovered in Gladstone Friday morning matches the description of her nephew. Jayden Robker, 13, was last seen in the area of Northwest Plaza Drive and Northwest Plaza Avenue in Kansas City on Thursday, Feb. 2.

Local Benefit By Way Of Far East Tech

Kansas City Chiefs add 400,000 TikTok followers after Super Bowl win - Kansas City Business Journal

The Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl LVII victory not only brought hundreds of thousands to the streets of its hometown for a victory parade. It brought in hundreds of thousands of new followers on TikTok. The Chiefs gained 400,000 followers on TikTok since winning the Super Bowl, according to a study by CasinoAlpha.com.

Snoozy Teachable Moment

Need Some Sleep Advice? Nobel Prize-Winning Sleep Expert and Biologist Slated to Give Talk at Linda Hall Library - In Kansas City

Do you ever feel that no matter how hard you try, you're still not getting enough sleep? According to research conducted by Nobel Prize laureate Michael W. Young, Ph.D., your biological clock might have a lot to do with that sleepy feeling you just can't seem to shake.

Hipsters Talk Bumping Uglies

Keep Them Coming: Still got it

Keep Them Coming with Kristen Thomas. // Photo by Nicole Bissey Aging doesn't have to mean slowing down in the bedroom. If you've seen the beginning of Disney's Up, you likely cried tears of longing or hope that you, too, will be so loved until your dying day.

Glam Work Exposed

Yanet Garcia gives 'behind the scenes' tour of her sensual photoshoot

Yanet GarcĂ­a, better known as the "sexiest weather girl in the world", shared an insight into what it's like on the 'other side' of one of her daring social media posts that tend to go viral and grab the attention of her millions of followers and beyond.

Democratic Party Divide Worsens

Manchin says he won't advance Biden lands nominee

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who chairs the Senate committee tasked with evaluating presidential nominees related to energy and natural resource issues, says he will not advance one of President Biden's picks. Manchin, in a Houston Chronicle opinion piece published Friday, said he would not advance the nomination of Laura Daniel-Davis, who has been tapped to...

Prez Power Play

Ron DeSantis visits Iowa as presidential bid speculation intensifies

Republican Ron DeSantis greeted fans in Iowa on Friday, marking the Florida governor's first visit this election cycle to the early voting state and intensifying speculation over when he might announce his 2024 presidential bid.

More Deets On MAGA Payoff Case

Video ABC News Live: Trump invited to testify in Stormy Daniels investigation

Plus, the latest on wild weather moving across the West Coast, and the U.S. economy added more jobs than expected in February.

GOP Money Talks

Conservatives lay out debt limit demands as House Republicans split on strategy

WASHINGTON - A group of ultraconservative House Republicans on Friday sketched out their demands to tackle the debt ceiling, pushing to repeal much of President Joe Biden's signature Inflation Reduction Act and roll back the latest government funding deal.

Former Veep Offers Advice From His Private Jet

Al Gore: 'recklessly irresponsible' for Biden to allow Alaska oil drilling project

Al Gore has warned it would be "recklessly irresponsible" for Joe Biden's administration to allow an enormous, controversial oil drilling project to proceed in Alaska, amid growing alarm among Democrats and campaigners that the Willow development will fatally undermine the US's effort to confront the climate crisis.

Hard Time Deserved For Atrocity

Man convicted in 1996 disappearance and murder of California college student Kristin Smart to be sentenced

The California man convicted of killing Kristin Smart, a college student who disappeared in 1996, will be sentenced Friday. Paul Flores, 46, was found guilty in October by a jury in Monterey County of first-degree murder and faces 25 years to life in prison.

Big Pharma Politics Debated

Walgreens Says Its Hands Are Tied on the Abortion Pill. Experts Say That's Not True

California Gov. Gavin Newsom this week made what could either be considered a bold pledge or a shameless grandstand: He announced that the state was reevaluating the planned renewal of a contract with Walgreens, after the pharmacy chain assured 20 Republican attorneys general that it would not dispense Mifepristone in their states, including some states where abortion remains legal.

GOP Fight For Life

Republicans push wave of bills that would bring homicide charges for abortion

or decades, the mainstream anti-abortion movement promised that it did not believe women who have abortions should be criminally charged. But now, Republican lawmakers in several US states have introduced legislation proposing homicide and other criminal charges for those seeking abortion care. The bills have been introduced in states such as Texas, Kentucky, South Carolina, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Targeting The Big Fire

Ukraine war: 'First time in history' UN Security Council permanent member threatens nuclear plant - France 24

Russia launched a massive barrage of missiles and drones that hit residential buildings and critical infrastructure across Ukraine on Thursday, killing six people and leaving hundreds of thousands without heat or electricity. The largest such attack in three weeks also put the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, Europe's largest nuclear plant, at risk by knocking it off the power grid for hours before it was reconnected.

Global Cash For Gas

UN agrees to buy stranded Yemeni tanker carrying 1M crude oil barrels

The United Nations announced Thursday it signed an agreement to purchase a very large vessel that can transfer more than 1 million barrels of crude now stranded in a rusting tanker off the coast of war-torn Yemen.

Star Suffers Latest Setback

See photos of Pete Davidson moments after Beverly Hills car crash

New photos show the extent of the damage caused to a Beverly Hills home after Pete Davidson and Chase Sui Wonders crashed into it late Saturday night. Pictures from that night show the exhausted actor wearing a hoodie and blue jacket while talking to officers at the scene and handing over some paperwork.

Maybe Mouthwash First?!?

Pornstar Riley Reid Says Her Ex Didn't Want To Kiss Her When She'd Come Home From "Work," Says It Made Her Feel Like "A Disgusting Person"

A clip of pornstar Riley Reid has resurfaced on TikTok. She revealed that her ex didn't want to kiss her after she'd come home from her work, making her feel like a "disgusting person." In a video that has garnered over two million views, Reid recalls, "He made me feel like maybe I should quit [porn] and stuff.

Baller Fans Learn How To Count Paddy's Money Correctly 

The Chiefs' contract with Patrick Mahomes continues to be misunderstood

When the Kansas City Chiefs extended quarterback Patrick Mahomes' rookie deal by 10 years in July of 2020 - a deal that was worth a total of $503 million - no one had ever seen a contract quite like it.

Home Team Expects Disappointment

The results of the Royals Review 2023 fan survey

Last week I asked fans to chime in with the Royals Review fan survey, asking them what they thought about the Royals, downtown baseball, and the state of baseball. We had 820 responses to our fan survey this year - 13 percent more than last year!

Soggy Kansas City

Through early March, Kansas City experiencing quite the surplus of rain


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