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Rebecca Crockett
July 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - It's been a long road, but after three years of planning, the doors to the Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy is finally ready to open. Their three core values are community, growth and freedom. Jahna Riley the Family and Community Engagement Coordinator at Girls Prep says this...
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Marc LaVoie
July 18, 2019 - 9:24 am
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have been packing up their gear for their annual trip to Missouri Western University in St. Joseph for training camp. The team will hold some closed practices in the week beginning July 22. Quarterbacks and rookies will report to camp early in the week,...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 18, 2019 - 7:45 am
Winter seems like a distant memory now, but thousands of reminders of the snow and ice remain on Kansas City streets. Public works employees continue to fix potholes, months after the last cold snap. Snow fall totals were much higher than normal in the winter of 2018-19, and the freeze-and-thaw...
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Bill Grady
July 18, 2019 - 7:01 am
A ruling from the Environmental Protection Agency that allows the expanded use of the pesticide sulfoxaflor could have a harmful effect on honeybees, activists worry. The EPA last week dropped restrictions on sulfoxaflor for about 190 million acres of farmland in the U.S. Beekeepers and other sued...
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Rebecca Crockett
July 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - From March through October, brown recluse spiders are on the move. It's normal to see these native venomous spiders inside, but depending on your roof, you could see more than others. Ben Simmons, a wildlife damage control tech with Catch-It, Wildlife and Pest Control says he...
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AP News Staff
July 17, 2019 - 7:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mr. Civility had had enough. “We don’t ever, ever want to pass up, it seems, an opportunity to escalate,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo., said from the House speaker’s chair Tuesday afternoon after a fight broke out over a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist...
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AP News Staff
July 17, 2019 - 7:33 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Department of Agriculture says fewer than 40% of the researchers whose jobs are being transferred from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City will make the move to the Midwest. The Kansas City Star reports that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced in June that the...
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Bill Grady
July 17, 2019 - 7:24 am
It's bad enough to be outside in extreme heat, but what if you're working with 400 degree asphalt? Road construction crews have to put safety measures in place to be safe when the heat is in the upper 90s. Combined with humidity, the heat index in the Kansas City area will be well above 100 degrees...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 16, 2019 - 9:07 am
Kansas City, MO - A former astronaut has strong memories of July 16, 1969, the day the Apollo 11 rocket left the launching pad in Florida on its way to the moon. Steve Hawley, who was 17 and living in Salina, Kansas at the time, watched with amazement, wondering if one day he would go into space...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 16, 2019 - 7:45 am
De Soto, KS - Johnson County prosecutors have filed sex crime charges against a man who served as nurse at De Soto High School. Richard Paul Finazzo, 44, is charged with two counts of unlawful sexual relations. He posted $50,000 bail, which allows him to remain free as his case progresses. He is...
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