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Thanksgiving dinner table
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Rebecca Crockett
November 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Most salivate thinking of all the turkey and fixings that will soon grace Thanksgiving tables everywhere. But if you have diabetes, tucking in to such a meal is more difficult. "Being a little bit forgiving of yourself, above all not overeating, avoiding concentrated sweets, and...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 12, 2019 - 6:36 am
SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Shawnee Mission School District teachers say they want a higher salary and smaller class sizes. Teachers voiced their needs at a board of education meeting Monday night. David Smith, spokesman for the Shawnee Mission School District, said teachers have received a three percent pay...
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Close-up of two hands holding a leafy hemp plant.
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Rebecca Crockett
November 11, 2019 - 6:49 am
Kansas City, MO - A Missouri law that legalizes the growing of industrial hemp has attracted a lot of attention from farmers who are looking for ways to diversify crops and to bring in new sources of revenue. The University of Missouri Extension has developed a program to help industrial hemp...
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Marc LaVoie
November 11, 2019 - 6:13 am
Kansas City, MO - An online petition seeks to change the name of another iconic street in Kansas City, The petition urges city leaders to change the name of J.C. Nichols Parkway to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, after voters said overwhelmingly last week they want The Paseo's name changed back...
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Nov 10, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans defensive back Joshua Kalu (46) blocks a field goal attempt by Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker (7) to win the game 35-32 during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports
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AP News Staff
November 11, 2019 - 2:15 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ryan Tannehill threw a 23-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries with 23 seconds left, and the Tennessee Titans blocked a last-second field goal attempt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-32 to spoil the return of NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes. The Titans (5-5) only had a chance to take...
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This Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 photo shows a vitamin E acetate sample during a tour of the Medical Marijuana Laboratory of Organic and Analytical Chemistry at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, N.Y. On Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said fluid extracted from 29 lung injury patients who vaped contained the chemical compound in all of them. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
AP News Staff
November 08, 2019 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses. A government lab found the same chemical compound in lung fluid from 29 patients. The compound — vitamin E acetate — was previously found in vaping fluid used...
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Little girl uses a small touch-screen device.
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KMBZ News Staff
November 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows parents should be concerned about the amount of time young children spend using electronic devices. The study indicates excessive screen time may delay brain development in kids under the age of five. Researchers...
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Man holds nose because something smells terrible
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AP News Staff
November 08, 2019 - 12:19 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A cold weather system had people in the Kansas City Metro wanting more than just a sweater. It also had them reaching for nose plugs. The National Weather Service speculated in a tweet that a cold front that swept into the metro Wednesday night carried farm odors with it and...
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Marc LaVoie
November 07, 2019 - 11:56 am
Kansas City, MO - A domestic violence gun ordinance passed through committee and is headed to the full Kansas City city council. The quick action on the ordinance is good news for several domestic violence shelters, said Annie Struby, with the Rose Brooks Center. "There have been pregnant women...
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bottle of insulin
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Rebecca Crockett
November 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Most have heard of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, but there's soemthign inbetween, a 1.5. It's called LADA - latent autoimmune diabetes - and it's basically the adult version of Type 1 diabetes. Adults are typically diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, says Dr. Brandon Barthel with Truman...
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