Kansas City News

KMBZ News Staff
November 09, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Businesses are rolling out the red, white and blue carpet this Veterans Day offering discounts and sometimes free meals and services to military veterans and active duty personnel. These lists are not comprehensive, but you'll find lots of shops and restaurants here in the Kansas City Metro. Time...
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Marc LaVoie
November 09, 2018 - 7:55 am
The primary cause of a fatal crash involving a Kansas City Police officer was excessive speed, according to a report that's just been released. According to witnesses, the off-duty officer was seen driving at between 50 and 70 miles per hour on Interstate 435 on Oct. 21 just before the police van...
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AP News Staff
November 09, 2018 - 7:13 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas' new Democratic governor-elect says she will look to block enforcement of a new adoption law that she and LGBT-rights activists consider discriminatory. That would be a sharp break with the state's two previous conservative Republican governors. Gov.-elect Laura Kelly...
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Gardner-Edgerton USD 231
Jim Cunningham
November 09, 2018 - 6:07 am
One of the teams remaining in the Kansas 6A football playoffs is undefeated Gardner-Edgerton, which failed to win a single game in 2017. The obvious difference for the school in southern Johnson County is Ryan Cornelsen, the Trailblazers' new head coach, who comes to the Metro from Hutchinson...
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Marc LaVoie
November 08, 2018 - 7:23 am
Two days after voters in Kansas' 3rd Congressional District elected her, Sharice Davids says she is ready for her new position in Washington, D.C. Davids said she ran for Congress because she wanted to see new leadership at the table. She would not commit to voting for Nancy Pelosi to the most...
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Jim Cunningham
November 08, 2018 - 6:49 am
In a country that is drowning in trillions of dollars in consumer debt, more and more people are calling on educators to offer courses in personal finance. Students in Missouri public high schools are required to take a personal finance course. It has been a requirement since 2006. Jim Cunningham...
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AP News Staff
November 07, 2018 - 4:00 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house guest while evicting a tenant: a 6-foot-long alligator in a hot tub. Animal control workers were called to the Kansas City home, where the tenant described the 150-pound reptile as "gentle as a kitten." The workers also...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 06, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Missouri overwhelmingly approved one of three competing ballot measures that all supported medical marijuana use in the state. Amendment 2 had strong support at the polls, with the yes vote leading 65-35 over the no vote as the final numbers were tallied. In reverse, Amendment 3, which would have...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 06, 2018 - 2:28 pm
Check the updated results for the 2018 Midterm election in Missouri & Kansas and around the KC Metro. Explore the options in the interactive map to see vote results by county in Missouri for US Senate, and ballot measures. US SENATE - MISSOURI: KANSAS GOVERNOR: KANSAS 3rd DISTRICT: MEDICAL...
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AP News Staff
November 06, 2018 - 7:55 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas voter registrations have surged this past year heading into the midterm election. The Kansas Secretary of State's office released the latest numbers Monday showing more than 1.84 million registered voters. Republicans remain the dominant party with 817,713 registered...
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