Kansas City News

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Bill Grady
April 24, 2019 - 7:03 am
Executives at Texas-based Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts have not said whether their Kansas City, Kansas location will open this summer, but despite the tragic death of a patron there, some local people want it to return. The future of the water park has been in doubt since the fatal August...
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A portrait of Henry Bloch
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Kara Marxer
April 23, 2019 - 1:25 pm
The co-founder of one the largest tax preparers in the country has died. H&R Block announced Tuesday that Henry W. Bloch passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family. He was 96. Bloch and his brother co-founded the company in 1955. He served as president of H&R Block from 1962 until...
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The original cast of Hamilton performs at the Grammy Awards
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Kara Marxer
April 23, 2019 - 11:47 am
Kansas Citians will get their shot at buying Hamilton tickets next month. Tickets will be available May 6th through Ticketmaster's Verified Fan program. Verified Fan allows you to access tickets without competing against scalpers and bots. Visit https://verifiedfan.ticketmaster.com/hamiltonkc to...
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Marc LaVoie
April 23, 2019 - 7:04 am
A new poll shows Quinton Lucas has a seven point lead in the race for Kansas City mayor, which would mean bad news for the other candidate, Jolie Justus. Lucas had 38 percent while Justus had 31 percent. Another 31 percent were undecided. "You might say there's a lot of undecideds right now," said...
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Kara Marxer
April 23, 2019 - 6:09 am
A fight is brewing in Topeka over whether the Kansas governor is authorized to nominate another judge to the Court of Appeals. Gov. Laura Kelly is moving ahead with plans to nominate a new Kansas Court of Appeals judge despite a dispute over whether she has the authority to do it. She withdrew her...
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Bill Grady
April 23, 2019 - 5:38 am
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt said the country needs to develop more, not fewer, options to make health care more affordable. Blunt toured Kansas City's Hope Health Center, a faith-based facility that does not receive federal grant money. The senator said he sees one basic reason President Donald Trump...
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KMBZ News Staff
April 22, 2019 - 9:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says if you were born between 1963 and 1967 and received the vaccination, you may not be protected from the virus. The vaccine was first introduced in 1963 with two versions, and one of the versions didn't actually protect against the...
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Bill Grady
April 22, 2019 - 6:18 am
A 30-year veteran of the Kansas City Police Department is going from the streets to the classroom. Joe Trombino spent more than 24 of his career working as a traffic officer. Trombino is known for his cheerful, upbeat attitude. A lot of motorists like him, even after receiving one of thousands of...
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Marc LaVoie
April 22, 2019 - 5:42 am
Law enforcement officers broke a fight involving about 300 people at Worlds of Fun Saturday night. The people involved in the disturbance were mostly teenagers. An off-duty Clay County sheriff's deputy called for assistance after several fights broke out around 9 p.m. One of the witnesses, 25-year-...
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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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