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Picketing United Auto Workers Richard Rivera, left, and Robin Pinkney react to news of a tentative contract agreement with General Motors, in Langhorne, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
AP News Staff
October 16, 2019 - 11:26 am
DETROIT (AP) — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal, which the union says offers "major gains" for workers, was hammered out...
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Tom's Town Distilling Co.
KMBZ News Staff
October 16, 2019 - 5:43 am
Kansas City, MO - It's not your average speakeasy. The brand new Pendergast Lounge at Tom's Town Distilling Co. on Main Street downtown is an homage to Kansas City's legendary boss, Tom Pendergast. Tom's Town co-founder David Epstein says what separates this from other speakeasies in town is its...
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A sign reading "T-Bones" hangs on the gate of the baseball stadium
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KMBZ News Staff
October 15, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Kansas City, KS - The Kansas City T-Bones are being sold to local businessman and developer Mark Brandmeyer and Max Fun LLC, as reported by KMBC-TV 9. BREAKING: KCK minor league T-Bones is being sold to Mark Brandmeyer & Max Fun LLC. Deal to use KCK’s T-Bones stadium goes to Unified Government...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 15, 2019 - 5:50 am
Kansas City, MO - The Psychical Research Society of Kansas City is hosting its 49th Annual Psychic Fair this weekend. Event coordinator Roberta Hustead says a lot has changed in the past five decades. "49 years ago, people were not very accepting of things like tarot readings and astrology,"...
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AP News Staff
October 14, 2019 - 1:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas City T-Bones are officially locked out of their stadium in Kansas City, Kansas. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, changed the locks and padlocked the gates to the stadium Monday because the team has failed to pay hundreds of...
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MoDOT Kansas City District
KMBZ News Staff
October 14, 2019 - 6:06 am
Kansas City, MO - The I-435 South Loop Link project, stretching from Three Trails Crossing to State Line Road is nearing completion. The Missouri Department of Transportation is expanding I-435 to five lanes in both directions - the first 10-lane wide interstate in the Metro. The freeway first...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
Blue Springs, MO - Haldex, a Sweden-based brake manufacturing company, announced plans to close its Blue Springs plant, affecting 154 jobs, and move its operations to Mexico. The company said in a statement that layoffs will begin in December, and continue until the plant closes later in 2020. The...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 11, 2019 - 6:12 am
Kansas City, MO - Deer mating season is a time of year that increases the risk of collisions involving vehicles and the lovesick animals. October and November are the most active months for accidents between motor vehicles and whitetail deer, according to a recent report from the Missouri State...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 11, 2019 - 5:17 am
Excelsior Springs, MO - You may feel like you're never alone at the Elms Hotel and Spa. It's not the other hotel guests, but perhaps the spirits of guests and employees of yore. The Elms has a long, storied reputation of being a destination for those interested in an interaction with the paranormal...
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People sharing a meal around a dinner table
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Rebecca Crockett
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Paola, KS - What's For Dinner? It's the question that Tommy and Jennifer Wright's kids ask everyday, and everyday it's something they're able to provide. However, after seeing hundreds gather for breakfast at their church, the couple realized that not everyone can aford to feed their family, and...
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