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Dan Weinbaum
November 20, 2018 - 10:05 am
Cooking is the leading cause of house fires, so it not a surprise to know Thanksgiving Day is one of the busiest of the year for fire departments around the country. One reason for the uptick in fires is the simple fact that more people are using their stoves more than on other days. With people...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 20, 2018 - 9:26 am
Turmoil continues in Garden City, where the Chief of Police has been suspended without pay just days after his entire force was laid off. Chief Thomas Alber said he went into work Monday to pick up some equipment, and he was met by Mayor Daniel Cantrell and a Cass County Sheriff's deputy. He was...
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Marc LaVoie
November 20, 2018 - 8:06 am
The Kansas City Chiefs came up short in a Monday night classic in which the teams combined for 1,001 yards of offense and 105 pounts. The Los Angeles Rams prevailed 54-51 in the first NFL game in which both teams scored more than 50 points. Jared Goff threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Gerald...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 19, 2018 - 6:42 am
Walteriffic is a name that does not ring a bell among most parents, but their kids probably know him. Walteriffic, as he calls himself on his YouTube channel, makes videos with a small GoPro camera attached to his motorcycle helmet. The 26-year-old rides around town, talking to people he meets and...
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Marc LaVoie
November 19, 2018 - 6:09 am
Football fans were experiencing the worst kind of déjà vu when they saw Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffer a badly broken leg, 33 years to the day after the Redskins' Joe Theismann experienced the same injury. Alex’s leg is exactly like mine 33 yrs ago — Joe Theismann (@Theismann7)...
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Dan Weinbaum
November 16, 2018 - 12:44 pm
It all started with ketchup. On a steak. Somehow, word got out that Patrick Mahomes , the new gunslinger for the Kansas City Chiefs, likes to put ketchup on his steaks. The practice of which is some kind of faux pas in Kansas City. We've found Patrick Mahomes' only flaw: He likes ketchup on his...
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Bill Grady
November 16, 2018 - 7:51 am
The latest speed bump for the new terminal project at Kansas City International Airport focuses on luggage. Executives at smaller airlines are concerned about how much they will have to kick in to support the terminal's $20-million baggage handling system. This is not the city's fight, but Mayor...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Marc LaVoie
November 16, 2018 - 7:24 am
Six years after his friend and co-worker was killed while working on the side of a highway, Rusty James devotes much of his time to teaching the next generation of first responders. "I wasn't prepared to find my friend in a pile against the jersey barrier," said James. Clifton Scott worked for...
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Kansas City Repertory Theater
Jim Cunningham
November 15, 2018 - 6:39 am
A holiday tradition begins its six-week run on Friday as the Kansas City Repertory Theater presents Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Mark Robbins portrays Charles Dickens, narrating the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. Gary Neal Johnson returns...
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Bill Grady
November 15, 2018 - 6:03 am
When California's wildfires began to spread out of control, firefighters from across the country, including our region, began packing their equipment for a possible trip out west. So far no requests for help from California, but Ben Webster, Wildland Fire Program Supervisor with the Missouri...
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