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Sam Masterson
August 06, 2020 - 9:09 am
Lake of the Ozarks mayor defends viral videos of huge crowds… He says his town has had 9.1 million – which is more than the previous two years combined.
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Roger Marshall pumps his fist after speaking to supporters near Pawnee Rock, Kan., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, after defeating Kris Kobach in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
AP News Staff
August 04, 2020 - 10:34 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Republicans on Tuesday nominated Rep. Roger Marshall for the Senate over polarizing conservative Kris Kobach, heeding the party establishment’s advice as it tries to keep a normally safe seat out of play in what could be a difficult year for the GOP. Marshall prevailed...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins, R-Kan., makes a point during a town hall meeting in Topeka, Kan. Freshman Rep. Watkins is fighting to keep his seat in the state’s Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 Republican primary while facing felony criminal charges. Watkins hoped to overcome a challenge from State Treasurer Jake LaTurner in the 2nd District in eastern Kansas. (AP Photo/John Hanna File)
AP News Staff
August 04, 2020 - 10:18 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Freshman Kansas Rep. Steve Watkins lost his Republican primary Tuesday after being charged with felony election fraud and other crimes. State Treasurer Jake LaTurner unseated Watkins after arguing that the criminal charges against Watkins made an already vulnerable incumbent an...
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The KC Symphony at Kauffman Center in Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City's Morning News
August 03, 2020 - 8:20 am
You planned to make some sweet music in 2020 but... ping!! there go the strings of your cello.
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A tutor instructs a child at a computer.
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Rebecca Crockett
July 31, 2020 - 9:56 am
Many parents are creating 'learning pods' - hiring teachers and tutors to instruct and guide small groups of children with online schooling. But there is concern that as more well-off parents form these 'pods', a learning gap could form for those who can't afford the extra tutoring.
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Dan Weinbaum
July 28, 2020 - 10:25 am
A warning for folks in Missouri and Kansas who've gotten seeds in the mail from China - do not open it, and don't throw it away.
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KC Chiefs offensive lineman Laurent Duverney-Tardif seen on the sidelines during Super Bowl LIV.
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KMBZ News Staff
July 27, 2020 - 11:49 am
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif to miss 2020 NFL season with the Chiefs due to the coronavirus pandemic. He'll continue to work as a medical orderly in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A professional defensive driver sits behind the wheel of a car, with two teens riding as passengers.
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Rebecca Crockett
July 27, 2020 - 10:05 am
A free hands-on and behind-the-wheel defensive driving course for teens to learn what to do when things go wrong behind the wheel rolls into Kansas City in August.
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classroom chairs on top of a table
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KMBZ News Staff
July 22, 2020 - 12:47 pm
The Kansas State Board of Education has rejected Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order to push the start of school statewide until after Labor Day due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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And open door shows an empty classroom
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KMBZ News Staff
July 22, 2020 - 10:28 am
The KCK school board voted Tuesday night to delay the start of its school year until after Labor Day, and then conduct school online for the first nine weeks of the school year.
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