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Rebecca Crockett
April 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
Riverside, MO - Mathew Silvius is a veterinarian and owner of Eagle Animal Hospital. He grew up on a farm, just 30 minutes North of Kansas City, and was always surrounded by animals, but it was the challenge of becoming a vet that inspired him to go for it. He says once he figured out how difficult...
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KMBZ News Staff
April 26, 2019 - 2:46 pm
Johnson County, KS - A federal judge in the US District Court of Kansas has been arrested on DUI charges. Judge Kathryn Vratil was charged with driving under the influence and improper driving on a laned road, according to Johnson County court records. She posted a $1,000 bond. Chief Judge Julie...
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Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, from left, poses with members of the cast of "Avengers: End Game," Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo at a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
AP News Staff
April 26, 2019 - 12:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Avengers: Endgame" has gotten off to a mighty start at the box office, earning a record $60 million from Thursday night preview showings, according to the Walt Disney Co. The previous record holder was "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" which earned $57 million from Thursday...
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AP News Staff
April 26, 2019 - 11:34 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled for the first time that the state constitution protects abortion rights and has blocked a first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester procedure. The court's ruling Friday was a major victory for abortion rights supporters in a state...
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Rebecca Crockett
April 26, 2019 - 5:00 am
Kansas City, MO - A party bus could be a fun transportation option for prom or any other event, but there's a few thing you need to know to ensure your kids are safe. The first, is to make sure your renting the bus from a reputable company that's fully licensed and insured. Jonathan Daily is a...
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Kara Marxer
April 26, 2019 - 4:36 am
Family Court in Jackson County is promoting a new program that is designed to reduce the amount of time babies and toddlers spend in the foster care system. Called Cradles to Crayons, the program aims to make sure the most vulnerable children, from birth to three years of age, move quickly through...
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Jan 20, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) reacts during the first half of the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium.
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AP News Staff
April 25, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Update - 3:30pm 26Apr19 The Johnson County district attorney has reopened the criminal investigation into the conduct of Tyreek Hill and his fiance Crystal Espinal in regards to their three-year-old son. This comes just two days after DA Steve Howe said he would not be filing charges in the case,...
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Marc LaVoie
April 25, 2019 - 6:36 am
Former Lee's Summit High School quarterback Drew Lock is considered a solid choice in the first round of the NFL Draft, which begins Thursday in Nashville. Lock, who is 6-foot-4 and 225 pounds, possesses a strong throwing arm and a record-setting resume from his time at the University of Missouri...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Dan Weinbaum
April 25, 2019 - 5:59 am
Kansas City, MO - A major road project is likely to cause headaches for a lot of Kansas City drivers beginning Friday morning. The Missouri Department of Transportation is making changes in connection with its South Loop Link project to update bridges and Interstate 435. The work is part of Phase 2...
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Rebecca Crockett
April 24, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Gladstone, MO - There is some 'girl power' behind the counter, and back in the shop, at a decades-old family-owned lawnmower business in this Northland city. Emma and Sarah Martin, sisters, work at AAA Lawnmower Sales and Service. Emma, 20, is behind the counter, and Sarah, 29, is the service...
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