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Olathe, KS - Traffic is being rerouted on Santa Fe between Chestnut Street and Kansas Avenue. That's because for the next eight weeks, an underground tunnel is being constructed to transport prisoners from the jail to the new Johnson County courthouse, currently under construction. 

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Kansas City, MO- The National Association of Home Builders reports about 77% of buyers nationwide are being priced out of the market.

The typical new house in Kansas City is four bedroom, three baths, and about 2500 square feet. And its costing a pretty penny. The median new home price is...Read more

Kansas City, MO - The US government shutdown may be over, but a metro brewer is still feeling the effects. 

The shutdown put label approvals on hold for brewers across the country, including here in Kansas City.

Originally set to debut this month, Martin City Brewery planned to...Read more

Kansas City, MO - Carol Baldwin had a red, white and blue ribbon tattooed on her hip to honor her US Marine unit that was deployed overseas a month after she got out.

The problem with it - the tattoo artist didn't do a good job.  She got the tattoo in 1991. 

"The irony of it is that...Read more

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Lenexa, KS - Another bridge in Lenexa will be equipped with a system that sprays liquid salt to prevent ice and snow from building up.  The city has used the system for 10 years on two other bridges.

The new bridge is under construction at K-10 and Prairie Star Parkway and should be...Read more

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Kansas City, KS- The Johnson County Library is working with the Food Policy Council of Johnson County to bring awareness to food insecurities in the community. 

Food insecurity is described as not having access to enough affordable and nutritious food.  

According to the study, it...Read more

Kansas City, MO - Patrick Mahomes, recently named as the NFL's MVP, has found a home in many hearts this season, and thanks to Hallmark Cards Inc., you can celebrate his "monumental season" by bringing home official Mahomes-licensed ornaments and plush toys.

A ceramic disk ornament is...Read more

Prison Bars

Kansas City, MO - The ACLU of Missouri is interested in speaking with family members, loved ones and friends of those who have died while incarcerated in Missouri jails or prisons. 

"They have concerns. We have seen an increase in the last two years. And I would say, we have seen...Read more

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Kansas City, MO- So, you over indulged on the Super Bowl snacks, drank to much alcohol, or maybe even both. Now you're paying for it the morning after. 

Regardless of what your Super Bowl festivities left you with this morning, Bethany Frazier, registered dietitian and owner of Kansas City...Read more

US Toy got it's start in 1953 out of Elvin Kline and Frances Gershon's living room at their home off of Troost.

Elvin, a toy salesman and Frances, a school teacher, combined their passion to create US Toy and Constructive Play Things. 

CEO Seth Freiden is the third generation of his...Read more