Kansas City News

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Bill Grady
February 22, 2019 - 5:32 am
Kansas City, MO - An area businessman and civil rights advocate thinks Cook County, Illinois officials should throw the book at Jussie Smollett, the "Empire" actor who is accused of staging a race-fueled attack on himself in Chicago. Henry Lyons, a real estate broker and president of the Olathe...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
Bill Grady
February 22, 2019 - 5:10 am
Kansas City, MO - Demolition could begin within weeks at Kansas City International Airport, now that the Federal Aviation Authority has completed its environmental assessment. Meeting the FAA's environmental compliance requirements has been one of the hurdles to begin construction on a new single...
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Nellie's Sweet Shoppe
Rebecca Crockett
February 21, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Smithville, MO - Nellie’s Sweet Shoppe has been selling fudge, ice cream, and candy in downtown Smithville for twelve years. Ronna Mack owns the store with her father, Harley the “Fudgemaster." The family was brought to Smithville to help out Mack's sister, Nellie after she was diagnosed with a...
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Bill Grady
February 21, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Grandview, MO - In late 2018, elementary school students in Grandview's Focus program won a "Battle of the Brain" competition sponsored by Burns and McDonnell. Now, their winning work will be featured at Science City at Union Station. Our FOCUS students had a chance to show off their enhanced...
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Bill Grady
February 21, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Kansas City, MO - Due to the wintery weather and a record number of people staying at the shelter, the Kansas City Rescue Mission says its food pantry is out of the basics. No one is being turned away however, according to Juliann Hansen, shelter spokesperson. Hansen says the organization has been...
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Marc LaVoie
February 21, 2019 - 7:52 am
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is weighing in on penalties levied against the University of Missouri's athletics program. The senator sent a letter to the NCAA, urging officials to reconsider the penalties, which he called overreaching. Sent a letter to the @NCAA asking them to take another look at the...
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AP News Staff
February 21, 2019 - 7:31 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Possessing and dealing fentanyl and date-rape drugs would be a felony under a bill pending in the Missouri House. House members gave the measure first-round approval in a voice vote Wednesday. Republican Rep. Nick Schroer's bill would make it a felony to traffic fentanyl...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate
Kara Marxer
February 21, 2019 - 6:56 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Airport Committee is meeting Thursday, when they are expected to go over financing for the new single terminal being developed at KCI. Committee members could vote to issue $2 billion worth of bonds to pay for the project. The committee is also expected to vote on...
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Kansas City's Morning News
February 21, 2019 - 6:22 am
Jerry Jensen and Janice Consolver, brother and sister, grew up north of Kansas City and for years both of them believed there was someone else in their family, a sibling they had never met. "It was a total secret between both families," Jerry said. At the same time, 1,200 miles away, Don Fox...
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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
AP News Staff
February 20, 2019 - 7:46 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A 48-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death and stuffed her body into a garbage can was ordered to stand trial for intentional second-degree murder. Ronald Lee Kidwell is charged in the July 2018 death of 43-year-old MeShon Cooper, whose body was found at Kidwell's...
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