Kansas City News Look: Swifties, Cheifs Tix, War Rumors & MAGA Ratings

Right now the fashion goodness of hottie Kylie inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Prize For Pop Diva Cult

Win tickets to see Taylor Swift in Kansas City!

by: Michele Allen Posted: Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mix 93.3 is giving away tickets to see Taylor Swift's The Eras Tour during its stop in Kansas City this summer and FOX4 is teaming up to help them find a winner! Watch FOX4 News at 5 a.m.

Local Resistance On The Road

Olathe woman traveling to Ukraine on humanitarian trip

OLATHE, Kan. - A mother of two in Olathe, Kansas, will travel to Ukraine later this month on a humanitarian mission. Paige Barrows lived in Ukraine from 2010 to 2012. The experience created an unbreakable bond with the country and its people. "In general, I feel positive emotions - motivation and this desire to help," Barrows said.

Cowtown Dress Up

'It's an amazing feeling': KC designer creates looks for 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

Whitney Manney has always loved the style, glamour and message of " RuPaul's Drag Race," since the very beginning. But the new season of a spinoff series is a bombshell for this Kansas City clothing designer. Two of her custom creations will appear on Season Eight of " RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars," which starts streaming Friday, May 12, on Paramount+ with two episodes.

Show-Me Road Work Redux

MoDOT confirms several upcoming closures as part of the Buck O' Neil Bridge replacement

The Missouri Department of Transportation has confirmed several upcoming street closures as a result of the Buck O'Neil Bridge project.The short-term closures will close various routes on May 12 and May 19-20, weather permitting.Southbound 169 HWY will remain closed long-term as part of the endeavor.

Road Back To Super Bowl Starts Today

Chiefs: Tickets on sale Friday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Chiefs Kingdom will be welcoming fans from across the country to the Red Kingdom eight times in the regular season. The NFL Super Bowl champs will be hard at work this season, but the optimistic Chiefs fans will be rowdy no matter what.

Kylie Knows Classics

Kylie Jenner's Tiny LBD Drew Inspiration From One of Madonna's Most Iconic Outfits

Jean Paul Gaultier girlies stick together. It's no question that Kylie Jenner knows a thing or two about setting trends (who could forget her upside-down bikini?), but for her latest look, the A-lister opted to draw inspiration from another fashion It girl while taking a typical LBD from average to Instagram-worthy.

White House Blame Game Again

Biden admin scrambles as migrant policy expires, senator warns about China's use of AI and more top headlines

2024 ELECTION FEARS - Senator warns about China's use of AI for deepfakes. Continue reading ... READ THE RECEIPTS - Divorce lawyers for Hunter Biden, ex-wife had knowledge of 'Romanian deal' payments. Continue reading ... - 'EXTREME AND WRONG' - Prop showing caged migrant kids backfires on Dem arguing against border security bill.

MAGA Makes Media Money

Trump Defends CNN Town Hall: It Got 'Sky High Ratings'

Donald Trump hit back at people condemning CNN for allowing him to spew a torrent of lies across the airwaves on Wednesday night. "People are criticizing CNN for giving me a Forum to tell the TRUTH," the former president wrote on his Truth Social platform on Thursday.

Florida Flexes Again

DeSantis Team To Trump: Wait and See

Yet the aides working for the former Yale baseball player don't want their phenom to be judged before he even steps into the batter box, to stretch the metaphor. That's why they invited me to Tallahassee. DeSantis high command recognizes that the catnip-for-junkies national polling has shifted toward Trump this year, but they believe they retain a fundamental advantage.

European Fighting Cont'd

Russia Says It Repelled Surge of Ukrainian Attacks in the East

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's defence ministry said on Friday that its forces had repelled a surge of attempted Ukrainian attacks against its positions in eastern Ukraine and indicated that its forces had fallen back a bit in one area for tactical reasons.

Far East Foibles For Billionaire

Tesla to recall 1.1 million cars in China over potential safety risks, Chinese regulator says | CNN Business

Tesla will recall more than 1.1 million cars in China due to potential safety risks, the country's top market regulator said on Friday.

Safety creening Relaxes

FDA eases blood donation policy regarding gay and bisexual men

The Food and Drug Administration finalized recommendations that will make it less restrictive for gay and bisexual men to donate blood. The agency said in a news release that blood donor eligibility will now be determined using a set of "individual, risk-based questions to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV."

Crafting Smart Competition

This Kansas City woodworker is carving a chess set inspired by his hometown skyline

Woodworking has been a hobby for David Pentimone since his parents bought him a used scroll saw off of Craigslist for his 12th birthday. His first projects were simple. "It just started with like some simple jigsaw puzzle, just like a silhouette of a penguin or a deer or something like that," Pentimone says.

Forecast For Now . . . 

Thunderstorms this evening could produce severe weather in parts of the viewing area

Today is a First Alert Weather Impact Day

Greta Van Fleet - Meeting The Master is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.