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KMBZ News Staff
August 23, 2019 - 5:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City is now the home to the national champion 8-ball billiards team, a title earned by K-9 in Las Vegas last weekend. Kara Ridihalgh-Allen is on the team, and told KMBZ fun nights playing pool with friends turned into something much bigger. "We started our team three...
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Rebecca Crockett
August 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Shawnee Mission, KS - A Shawnee Mission South junior sets an example of how adding an "A" to STEM education benefits learning. Katie Swan conducted a science experiment collecting data from door knobs around her high school for biology class. A picture she took, featuring multiple petri dishes with...
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Ricky Kidd with his granddaughter and Dana Wright
Dana & Parks
August 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Kansas City, MO - After 23 years in prison, convicted of a double slaying in 1996, Ricky Kidd walked free earlier this month - a judge finding "clear and convincing" evidence of Kidd's innocence in the crime. BREAKING: Circuit Court Judge Daren Adkins has issued an order finding Ricky Kidd is...
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Marc LaVoie
August 22, 2019 - 8:07 am
A double shooting in Kansas City around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday left a teenager dead and a young child injured. The victims were shot outside a home near 44th and Cypress. "It's chaos," said Lashonda Jacoway, a neighbor. "When I first came out I saw them grab a little girl and run in the house. A few...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 22, 2019 - 5:18 am
Have you noticed beef getting a little cheaper at the grocery store? That's because there's more of it available on the domestic market, due in part to the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Glenn Tonsor, Ag Economics Professor at Kansas State University, says there are fewer U.S. beef...
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Iron District
Rebecca Crockett
August 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
North Kansas City, MO - The Iron District is like a grassroots version of the Las Vegas Downtown Container Park. Eighteen shipping containers are arranged on the corner of 16th Avenue and Iron Street and will become Northtown's newest food and retail park. Co-developer Rachel Kennedy says the park...
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Mar 14, 2019; Kansas City, KS, USA; Sporting Kansas City defender Matt Besler (5) heads the ball against Independiente forward Romeesh Ivey (22) during the second half at Children's Mercy Park.
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Marc LaVoie
August 21, 2019 - 7:36 am
St. Louis, MO - A city with one of America's richest soccer traditions is getting an Major League Soccer team. A nearly year-long campaign by a local ownership group, MLS4TheLoum has landed St. Louis a MLS expansion team. Terms of the successful proposal do not require public funding to build a...
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Lamonte McIntyre talks with KMBC Channel 9
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Marc LaVoie
August 21, 2019 - 6:39 am
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says his office has not found evidence that the state owes anything to Lamonte McIntyre, the man who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent more than two decades in prison. Former Gov. Jeff Colyer signed a measure into law that entitles wrongfully-...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 21, 2019 - 5:09 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri is facing a shortage of veterinarians qualified to treat large animals, such as horses, cattle and even bigger dogs. It's not just Missouri with the problem, though. According to Bob Larson, Professor of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, the issue is...
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Jermaine Wilson
Rebecca Crockett
August 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Leavenworth, KS - Jermaine Wilson is more than half-way through his first year as mayor of Leavenworth, and nothing about him seems the typical politician. He's been called the "People's Mayor," having humble beginnings that people can relate to, and his story is an inspiration to many. Wilson's...
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