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Jim Cunningham
October 16, 2018 - 6:14 am
The 2019 U.S. National Gymnastics Championships will be held in Kansas City, according to an announcement Monday. The competition will bring in thousands of tourists, said Kathy Nelson, KC Sports Commission president. "We'll roll out the red carpet for nearly 3,000 coaches, judges, gym club owners...
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Marc LaVoie
October 16, 2018 - 5:45 am
A lawyer for victims of last summer's fatal Duck Boat accident on Table Rock Lake is slamming a court filing made by representatives of the companies associated with the tragedy. Using a federal law dating back to 1851, attorneys for Florida-based Ripley Entertainment Inc. and Missouri-based...
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Kara Marxer
October 16, 2018 - 5:33 am
The latest Flu Map from the Centers for Disease Control shows flu cases are on the rise and sporadic activity is already reported across most of the country. That does not necessarily mean we are in for a severe season like the last one. "It's not unusual to see sporadic activity in October," said...
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Marc LaVoie
October 15, 2018 - 8:02 am
With more than two weeks to go before Halloween, Kansas City has already received its first measurable snowfall of the season. The National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill said it had measured 0.2 inches of snow late Sunday. The Oct 14 snowfall beats the previous record for earliest...
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Johnson County Election Office
Kara Marxer
October 15, 2018 - 7:42 am
Kansas citizens have until the end of business Tuesday to register to vote in time to cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. More than 415,000 people are already registered to vote in Johnson County, and the numbers continue to break records every day, said Ronnie Metsker, Johnson County...
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AP News Staff
October 15, 2018 - 7:24 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Stephen Gostkowski hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, and the New England Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs 43-40 on Sunday night after blowing a big halftime lead. Tom Brady passed for 340 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score in his 200th victory as a...
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AP News Staff
October 12, 2018 - 8:06 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a January 2016 rape at the University of Missouri. Austin Campbell was sentenced Thursday after being found guilty in August of raping a woman who was sleeping in her dorm room in January 2016. He was a freshman at...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
October 12, 2018 - 6:57 am
The Kansas City, Kansas man who spent 23 years in prison for two murders he did not commit has filed a 51-page federal lawsuit against the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and police officers who participated in his case in 1994. Lamonte McIntyre claims in his lawsuit that corrupt officers...
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Kara Marxer
October 12, 2018 - 6:27 am
Two suspected cases of the rare disease acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), which is similar to polio, have been diagnosed in Kansas City. The Centers for Disease Control sayd there have been 38 recently-confirmed cases of AFM across 16 states. The disease strikes quickly, and often without warning. "...
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AP News Staff
October 11, 2018 - 8:03 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Tex Winter, the innovative "Triangle Offense" pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Kansas State University said Winter died Wednesday in Manhattan. "I learned so much from Coach Winter...
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