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Bill Grady
June 15, 2017 - 6:29 am
Jackson County legislators are waiting for the completion of two reports on the jail which could help them decide whether the structure needs to be replaced or renovated. The two studies focus on the physical condition of the jail and its operations. The county is spending more than $500,000 on the...
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Bill Grady
June 14, 2017 - 3:50 pm
Kansas City, MO - Flag Day was marked today with a special ceremony in Washington Park at the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial. Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777. The American Legion held a flag retirement ceremony, which consists of...
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Marc LaVoie
June 14, 2017 - 7:52 am
Alexandria police said a suspect was taken in custody shortly after a shooting at a congressional Republican baseball practice Wednesday morning. At least five people were injured, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. Scalise later said his injury was not life-threatening...
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June 14, 2017 - 7:25 am
The Kansas City, Kansas school district has added a twist to its Summer Food Service Program. When the district unveiled a new truck a few weeks ago, the idea was to reach out to more kids by taking the food to them, since transportation is an issue for some. The district now offers free meals to...
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Bill Grady
June 14, 2017 - 5:50 am
After over two hours behind closed doors, Kansas City councilmembers say they have finalized the bidding process for renovations at Kansas City International Airport. The addendum is in two parts, companies that want to rebuild KCI have 45 days to submit their qualifications. They have another 15...
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Wyandotte County Jail
Marc LaVoie
June 14, 2017 - 5:29 am
A 71-year-old man who said he robbed a Kansas City, Kansas, bank so he could get away from his wife said he did it because he was depressed. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Lawrence John Ripple to six months home confinement. Ripple went to the Bank of Labor, only one block from police...
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Bill Grady
June 13, 2017 - 2:30 pm
Kansas City, MO - More than 800 families were provided with meals and daily essentials during a drive-up food distribution event at the Central Academy of Excellence school on Kansas City's east side. Each family were given a 25 pound bundle of donated food and supplies. The event was put-on by the...
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June 13, 2017 - 1:06 pm
Lee's Summit, MO - Oscar Smith, along his wife and five children, was presented with keys to a brand-new three-story home this morning thanks to a program operated by a national veteran's organization. The home is a gift from the non-profit Building Homes for Heroes and one of its corporate...
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June 13, 2017 - 7:32 am
A Missouri lawmaker says he posted a Facebook video of himself decapitating and butchering a chicken on his farm Monday to show he was working before being called back for a legislative session on abortion. Republican state Rep. Mike Moon, an abortion opponent, makes a jab at Republican Gov. Eric...
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Michael Ronnebaum
June 13, 2017 - 7:20 am
Kansas City, MO - Outdoor pets are especially vulnerable to illness when heat and humidity rise, veterinarians say. Heat indexes are expected to push 100° Tuesday. One sign that a dog is overheating is excessive panting, said Dr. Christina Belew, medical director of Union Hills Animal Hospital in...
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