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Jimmy Walker
Rebecca Crockett
April 19, 2019 - 9:25 pm
Kansas City- MO - Jimmy Walker is the Deputy Chief of the Kansas City Fire Department. He started his career as a fireman nearly 24 years ago, but it's been his dream for much longer than that. Walker's father was a fireman and his hero, and he wanted to follow in his footsteps. "I don't remember a...
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Dan Weinbaum
April 19, 2019 - 7:33 am
Independence, MO - Dwindling retail sales tax revenue has landed the city in trouble, according to Independence city manager Zach Walker. "It's eroding dramatically and rapidly, and we are really standing on financial quicksand right now," Walker said. For years Independence relied on sales tax...
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Kara Marxer
April 19, 2019 - 6:34 am
The automotive technology program is teaming up with the police department at Metropolitian Community College's Longview campus to stop catalytic converter thefts. Students in the automotive tech program will be etching VIN numbers on catalytic converters beginning Friday, April 26. Anyone can have...
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Marc LaVoie
April 19, 2019 - 5:25 am
The three-year-old son of Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has been temporarily taken from him and the boy's mother. The removal came after two reports were made in March at the home in Overland Park that Hill shares with his fiance, Crystal Espinal. One report was for battery and the other was for...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller walks past the White House after attending services at St. John's Episcopal Church, in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
AP News Staff
April 18, 2019 - 1:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller's 448-page investigative report into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election includes 23 unredacted pages of Mueller's written questions and Donald Trump's written responses, the only direct exchange between the special counsel's office...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, Jason Momoa arrives at the premiere of "Aquaman" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Momoa on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 released a video in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling. He started by saying farewell to his “Game of Thrones” and DC characters Drogo and Arthur Curry. Momoa said he thought he last shaved in 2012. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
AP News Staff
April 18, 2019 - 9:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Aquaman" is clean-shaven. Actor Jason Momoa on Wednesday released a video in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling. He started by saying farewell to his "Game of Thrones" and DC characters Drogo and Arthur Curry. Momoa said he thought...
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In this Friday, April 12, 2019 photo, bridges over the Missouri River connect Plattsmouth, Neb., bottom, and Mills County, Iowa, top. This spring’s massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while devastating communities and causing more than $3 billion in damage. The flooding and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ actions will be the focus of a U.S. Senate hearing in western Iowa on Wednesday, April 17, and critics will demand the agency make flood control its top priority. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
AP News Staff
April 17, 2019 - 2:12 pm
GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — The federal agency that manages dams along the Missouri River received stern criticism from several U.S. senators Wednesday during a hearing held in Iowa to examine the massive spring flooding this year that caused more than $3 billion in damage in the Midwest. The flooding...
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KMBZ News Staff
April 17, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Jackson County, MO - The Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help to locate Clarence Hamilton, a non-compliant sex offender with multiple warrants for his arrest in Jackson County. Hamilton's first sex offense involved the rape of a 13-year-old girl, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's...
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AP News Staff
April 17, 2019 - 7:07 am
Jefferson City, MO - A proposed constitutional amendment to limit how long the state's top executives can serve has passed the Senate. State Senators voted 31-3 Tuesday to send the measure to the state House for consideration. The proposal would limit the lieutenant governor, secretary of state,...
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Kara Marxer
April 17, 2019 - 6:19 am
Johnson County, KS - Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a bill that allows Kansas voters to cast ballots at any polling place in their county, but it won't be an option in Johnson County. The new law allows counties to opt in, so Johnson County has chosen not to participate. The new law presents a number...
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