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Cowtown Cuts Cont'd

Kansas City-area consulting firm loses contract, announces 187 layoffs

A Kansas City-area consulting firm notified Missouri officials Tuesday that it is laying nearly 200 employees after it lost a contract.

Local TV Career Conclusion

Renowned news anchor Carolyn Long to retire from KCTV5 in 2025

Carolyn joined KCTV5 in 1996 as a reporter and soon afterward began her journey on the anchor desk, culminating in one of of the most successful tenures in Kansas City broadcast television history.

Rural Tech Push Back

Proposed data center in Cass County, Missouri faces local opposition

Residents of a small Cass County neighborhood are protesting against the conversion of local farmland into a data center, citing concerns over property value and zoning laws.

More Tech Trouble Deets

Google reworks second data center plan on nearly 500-acre Northland site - Kansas City Business Journal

A Google affiliate has tweaked data center plans for almost 500 acres it bought in the Northland late last year.

Toy Train Overhead Rises

KC Streetcar Main Street extension reaches another major milestone

As of June 18, over 90% of the track has been laid, now the overhead wiring enters its beginning stages.

Double Take On Fan Love

NHL boob flashing fan angrily sets the record straight about viral video

EDMONTON OILERS' boob flashing fan has angrily hit back at her critcs. The supporter of the Canadian ice hockey team went viral earlier this month for lifting up her shirt in celebration. Wat...

Very Best Baller Returns Home

Legendary center fielder Mays dies at age 93

Legendary center fielder Willie Mays died Tuesday afternoon at the age of 93.

MAGA Changes Mind

Trump to seek support at Wisconsin rally days after calling Milwaukee a 'horrible city'

Trump will stage ticket-only rally in the state after his unflattering reference to Milwaukee, host of the Republican National Convention

Tragic Deets For Celeb Cleric

North Texas megachurch pastor Robert Morris resigns after "inappropriate sexual behavior" with a minor in the 1980s

Morris allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old girl between 1982 and 1987.

East Aligns Against West

Putin arrives in North Korea for first visit in 24 years as anti-West alignment deepens | CNN

Russian President Vladimir Putin has landed in North Korea and is expected to meet with its leader, Kim Jong Un, in a sign of the two countries' deepening alignment and Moscow's need to source weapons from Pyongyang to sustain its war on Ukraine.

Report: Team Biden Pushes Back

Scoop: White House cancels meeting, scolds Netanyahu in protest over video

"There are consequences for pulling such stunts."

Epic Heat Turns Hajj Deadly

More than 300 Egyptians die from heat during Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, diplomats say

At least 323 Egyptian and 60 Jordanian pilgrims died during the Hajj pilgrimage​ in western Saudi Arabia, most of them succumbing to heat-related illnesses, diplomats told AFP on Tuesday.

Second Guessing Smart Phones

Flip phone sales are surging as folks seek connection without distraction

Flip phone sales and interest are soaring as more smartphone users say they want to stop being constantly pressured and distracted.

Self-Esteem Pumped Up

Women are celebrating their Ozempic weight loss - by getting boob jobs: 'Best decision I ever made'

Women in New York City and beyond, who've lost weight with the help of GLP-1 medications such as Ozempic and Mounjaro, are avoiding the saggy "Ozempic breast" curse and rewarding themselves for dropping the excess fat with breast augmentations

Nobody Remembers Who Brought Sexy Back?!?

Detail from Justin Timberlake's arrest reveals humiliating blow

The Grammy-winning artist, 43, referenced his ongoing The Forget Tomorrow World Tour during the arrest, a separate source told the outlet.

Double Trouble Confession

I had two penises and used both for sex - women were addicted

A Los Angeles truck driver born with two penises is speaking out about his unusual sex life, saying several of his lovers enjoyed his multiple members. The man, identified only as Tank, suffered from diphallia, a genetic abnormality in which a male is born with two penises.

Local Take On Legend

NLBM president Bob Kendrick weighs in on passing of baseball legend Willie Mays

One of the greatest players in MLB history passed away Tuesday.

Cheaper To Smirk

How much are you willing to pay for your smile?

According to the CareQuest Institute, millions of Americans lost their dental insurance from Medicaid last fall. It added to the more than 68 million adults who don't have dental insurance.

Hipsters Share More Concert Pix

Photos: Breakaway Festival got hot, sweaty, and loud at Azura

Diving into all of the hot music and beats brought by the countless artists at Breakaway this year during the feat of the Midwest heat.

Home Team More Successful In Topeka Today

Bad start dooms Royals in 7-5 loss

That's a stinker.

Cowtown Turns Even Steamier

FIRST WARN FORECAST: Rain moves in for Wednesday with showers

Rain moves in for Wednesday, and we have a First Warn to highlight that showers and storms have a decent chance to play a role in your day (especially considering many have the day off for the Juneteenth holiday).

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