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KMBZ News Staff
August 05, 2019 - 6:18 am
The federal government plans to draw from universities when it fills hundreds of positions in the Kansas City area associated with two divisions that are being moved out of Washington D.C. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is relocating the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of...
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Scott Zaremea
Rebecca Crockett
August 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
Ottawa, KS - When you walk down Main Street in Ottawa Kansas, the Plaza Theater sings nostalgia , and it's should. The movie theater, dating back to 1907, has been certified by the Guinness World Record as the oldest purpose built cinema in the world , beating out a theater in Denmark by three days...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
August 03, 2019 - 7:26 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police announced Sunday they had made an arrest in the Friday night death of a young woman who was attending First Friday festivities in the Crossroads district. Police identified the suspect as Deon'te Copkney, 18, of Kansas City. He was reportedly one of three...
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Brian Connell
Rebecca Crockett
August 01, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Olathe, KS - It was May 6th of this last year. Brennan Connell was varsity pitcher for Olathe West High School. Brian Connell, Brennan's father, says his son was the starting pitcher, playing against Blue Valley Southwest. It was a hot and muggy day, but Brennan felt perfectly fine as he continued...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 31, 2019 - 4:29 pm
Holt, MO - Law enforcement authorities announced the discovery of human remains during their search for two missing Wisconsin brothers at a farm in Braymer, Mo. The remains have not been identified, according to Clinton County Sheriff Larry Fish. Nick Diemel, 35, and his brother Justin, 24, (seen...
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Rebecca Roeber Facebook page
AP News Staff
July 31, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Lee's Summit, MO - A Missouri lawmaker who was injured in a vehicle crash earlier this year has died while on a vacation with her family. Rick Roeber said his wife, state Rep. Rebecca Roeber, died Tuesday in her sleep in Estes Park, Colorado, where their extended family was on vacation. He said the...
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The American Jazz Museum
Rebecca Crockett
July 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - The American Jazz Museum in the 18th and Vine district is the epicenter of Jazz music in Kansas City. They host a number of programs throughout the year to get youth onboard with the art form. Marissa Baum with the museum says a common misconception is that jazz tends to be viewed...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 30, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County Board of Equalization is giving property owners more time to challenge the now-controversial property reassessment. Earlier Tuesday, the panel extended the deadline to appeal property tax appraisals to September 1st. People gathered on the steps of the Jackson...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 26, 2019 - 4:29 pm
Kansas City, MO - Court documents revealed Friday that a Braymer, Missouri man has been charged in connection to the disappearance of two missing men, brothers, from Wisconsin. Caldwell County prosecutors have charged Garland Nelson, 25, with tampering with a motor vehicle. The charge stems from...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
July 26, 2019 - 7:12 am
A former Lansing man is reportedly among among the first five men to be executed when the federal government begins carrying out death sentences for the first time since 2003. Wesley Ira Purkey is scheduled to die by lethal injection Dec. 13. He was convicted of raping and killing a 16-year-old...
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