Kansas City Ides Of March & Other Stories

Tonight, for our well-versed bloggy denizens, we take a note from antiquity as we share even more tidbits from pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Late Night Toast To Victory

Niners Tears - Coming to a store near you thanks to the Kansas City Chiefs

The special Shatto Milk flavor will begin hitting local grocery stores on Monday.

Cowtown Social Frustration

'It's how we connect': Kansas City-area businesses, influencers react to potential TikTok ban

Kansas City area influencers and businesses reacted to potential TikTok ban as a bill moves through Congress.

More Deets On Healthcare FAIL

Kansas City nurses kick off contract talks saying they're prepared to strike

HCA's Research and Menorah hospitals join a growing number around the country facing union demands related to staffing shortages and working conditions.

Show-Me GOP Switcheroo

25 years ago, Democrats ruled Missouri. Here's how Republicans flipped the script | Opinion

From the General Assembly in Jefferson City to the delegation to Washington, D.C., here is how the GOP won over voters in rural areas.

Today's Tech Cash Hype Report

'Punching above our weight': KC requests $75M in federal funds as region's Tech Hubs effort builds even more momentum

Leaders of Kansas City's Tech Hubs initiative won't find out until this summer if the regional effort will receive a new round of federal funding, but there's already plenty to cheer, shared Dennis Ridenour.

The Dotte Well-Remembered

Historian works to make sure Wyandotte High School's rich basketball history isn't forgotten

A school historian believes its one of the oldest public high schools west of the Mississippi, with one of the richest histories in the classroom and on the basketball court.

Hipsters Tweek Saucy Advice

Keep Them Coming: Nips

Learn more about how to expand your life behind-closed-doors with Kristen Thomas' analysis on nipple play.

Fashion Diva For Another Win

Hailey Bieber sets pulses racing in a promo for Victoria's Secret

The 27-year-old wife of Justin Bieber - who was recently blasted by Kanye West in a now-deleted rant - also sported a matching bottom that showcased her impressively chiseled legs in the shot.

Emerald Isle Dreams Of Peace

Ireland's prime minister tells Biden he wants a cease-fire in Gaza

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was direct with President Biden that discussing Gaza and the need for a ceasefire was high on his list for their Oval Office meeting.

Former Deuce Opts Out

Pence declines to endorse Trump, won't back Biden

Former President Donald Trump will not enjoy the endorsement of his former running mate, ex-Vice President Mike Pence, the Indiana Republican said Friday.

Latest Rules For MAGA

Fulton County DA Fani Willis case against Trump can continue if she or special prosecutor Wade remove themselves, judge rules

A Georgia judge ruled Friday that Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis should not be disqualified from prosecuting the racketeering case against former President Donald Trump and several co-defendants - with one major condition.

Consequences After Tragedy

Jurors found both a school shooter's father and mother guilty of manslaughter. Here's what the verdicts mean for parents | CNN

A jury of six men and nine women issued a groundbreaking verdict in Michigan Thursday, finding James Crumbley, whose son killed four students at a Michigan high school in 2021, guilty of four involuntary manslaughter counts in a case that experts say could set an important precedent for the extent to which parents of school shooters can be held responsible.

Holy Land Talks Renewed

Israel slams Hamas' latest Gaza ceasefire proposal as 'ridiculous' but says it will send negotiators to latest talks | CNN Politics

Israel has called the latest set of demands from Hamas "ridiculous" and "absurd" but said it will send a negotiating team to Qatar in the coming days to continue negotiations on a ceasefire in the war in Gaza and release of hostages held by the terror group.

Vlad Remains Boss

With Russian presidential election, Vladimir Putin may cement longest reign since Stalin

Vladimir Putin will almost certainly emerge victorious in Russia's presidential election. He's mobilized the entire government to help him.

History Hates Dictators

Daily Cartoon: Friday, March 15th

"Et tu, Brute? Et tu, Sam? Et tu, Zink of the Zinky-Dink Clan? Et tu, Nip-Nip and Nip-Nun? Et tu, et tu, everyone!"

Hollywood End Game Celebrated

Kristin Cavallari's Legs And Booty Are *So* Toned In This Cheeky Bikini Pic

Kristin Cavallari just posted an Instagram photo showing off her super strong legs and butt in cheeky bikini bottoms. The actress never skips butt workout day.

Newspaper Prints Fear

Could the next deadly tornado strike in Kansas City? See risk levels of nearby counties

Are the Kansas City area's five counties - Clay, Jackson, Platte, Johnson and Wyandotte - at high risk for tornadoes? Here's what we found out from risk assessments.

Local Artsy Interlude

Eight local artists will be featured in the 2024-2025 Charlotte Street Crossroads Artboards

Eight local artists have been chosen to be featured in the 2024-2025 Charlotte Street Crossroads Artboards.

Tragic Update As Search Cont'd

Nashville bar says missing Mizzou student was served only 1 drink before he disappeared

The University of Missouri student who went missing after being kicked out of a Nashville bar was served only one drink before he was asked to leave country music star Luke Bryan's bar, the owners said.

Kansas Respect Renewed

Vietnam veteran receives missing medals with help from Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids

Jerry and Markanna Goff know it's the little things that can be most significant, like moments you can look back on that show life's accomplishments through heirlooms, photos, or medals.

Forecast For Now . . .

Chillier days in the metro lie ahead

Decreasing clouds today with afternoon sunshine

The O'Jays - Back Stabbers is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.