Kansas City News

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KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Kansas City, MO - There are changes ahead for driving and parking at the Kansas City International Airport. Demolition of Terminal A begins later in May as construction on the new airport single-terminal begins. First up - to make way for construction crews and equipment - parking lots E1 and E2...
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Marc LaVoie
May 09, 2019 - 4:56 am
Northland residents went to City Hall to voice their continuing frustration about trash service in their neighborhoods. People said their concerns have not been resolved. The main problem is failure to pick up garbage as scheduled on a consistent basis. "Since the beginning of the year I have had...
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Rebecca Crockett
May 08, 2019 - 9:17 pm
Kansas City, MO - Cultivate KC is assisting the Missouri Department of Agriculture with the launch of the Missouri Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program . Program Manager, Kathleen Foster says those who qualify will receive $60 in vouchers to use on fresh produce at the farmers market. "Often...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 08, 2019 - 4:43 am
The rainy forecast is causing some alarm for people who live along the Missouri River. People in Lewis and Clark Village are still cleaning up from the flood in March. Signs of the disaster are still evident, including corfields that remain under water. Heavy rain and storms are in the forecast for...
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Marc LaVoie
May 08, 2019 - 4:32 am
A DEA investigation led to the massive seizure of 1,500 fentanyl pills that are disguised as oxycodone. Court records show agents made several arrests and confiscated guns. Fentanyl is well-known to be a very dangerous drug because of its extreme potency. The fact that the pills are made to look...
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Kara Marxer
May 08, 2019 - 4:14 am
Elected officials are trying to tackle a problem that annoys voters in every state, robocalls and phone scams. Some people say they receive a dozen or more nuisance calls a day, at all hours. The calls often come from numbers that appear to be local. "We've got to have a bettery system for...
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Marc LaVoie
May 07, 2019 - 7:00 am
Some people who live along Indian Creek in Kansas City believe more needs to be done to prevent flooding. The floodwaters are beginning to chip away at walls and the trail along the creek, said Cassandra Risso. "Somebody's going to get hurt," Risso said. "Everybody just sits back and holds their...
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Rebecca Crockett
May 07, 2019 - 5:59 am
The number of home births is expected to increase in the U.S. following reports that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a baby boy Monday at home. As of Tuesday, Harper's Bazaar reported that Meghan delivered the baby in a hospital, and that the home birth was just a rumor. Home births have...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 06, 2019 - 7:00 am
Few people think about senior citizens in connection with student loan debt, but more and more, older Americans are among those who are struggling to pay off their educations. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimates people 60 and over owe more than $86 billion in unpaid student debt...
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Marc LaVoie
May 06, 2019 - 6:37 am
A local comedian was sentenced to 23 years in prison for shooting a man to death in Overand Park. Michael Collins Smith, 49, worked as a barber and turned to comedy as a way to reinvent himself after spending time in Kansas prisons for aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a firearm. When...
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