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Mother wraps child in bubblewrap to protect him from the world
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KMBZ News Staff
October 30, 2019 - 5:27 am
Kansas City, MO - It's the latest buzz phrase in parenting - 'snowplow parents' who go out of their way to make their kid's lives easy - too easy - and push all adversity and problems out of their way. But how healthy is that for young children and teens? These parents take 'helicopter parenting'...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019 file photo, workers at MERJ farms unload hemp plants during the first harvest at the Sullivan County farm, in Bristol, Tenn. U.S. agriculture officials say a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week. It's a move that many states have awaited for months so they can begin widespread hemp production. The rule establishes requirements for licensing, maintaining records on the land where hemp will be grown, testing the levels of the ingredient in marijuana that causes a high, and disposal of plants that don't meet the requirements. (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP, File)
AP News Staff
October 29, 2019 - 2:58 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. agriculture officials say a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week. It's a move that many states have awaited for months so they can begin widespread hemp production. The rule establishes requirements for licensing, maintaining records...
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country music artist Luke Bryan on stage in concert
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KMBZ News Staff
October 29, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Kansas City, MO - Insert country song lyric about weather here. Mother Nature is once again affecting a planned outdoor concert by country music artist Luke Bryan. Bryan was set to perform at MC Farms in Louisburg, KS on October 3rd. Heavy rains and muddy ground kept the stage crew from loading in...
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1920s man and woman stand at the door of a speakeasy bar
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Bill Grady
October 29, 2019 - 9:21 am
Kansas City, MO - What if a federal law passed... and an entire city decided to ignore it? A century ago that happened with the 18th Amendment, and the passage of the Volstead Act in 1919 enforcing the Prohibition amendment. Kansas City ignored it. And the city became a place where almost anybody...
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People stand inside voting booths
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KMBZ News Staff
October 29, 2019 - 5:07 am
Kansas City, MO - Voters in Kansas are being asked to weigh in on the Kansas Eliminate Revision of Census Population Amendment when they head to the polls on Tuesday, November 5. Constitutional Amendment 1 is a polling question that has flown largely under the radar. It would reverse a provision...
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four people play pickleball, a game like tennis with a wiffle ball
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Marc LaVoie
October 28, 2019 - 8:15 am
Kansas City, MO - Three of his peers have committed suicide since his freshman year, and now high school senior Christian Taylor is putting on his own fundraiser to bring more attention to mental health and teen suicide. He's organized All Hands in KC , which runs from 5pm to 8pm on Sunday, Nov. 3...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 28, 2019 - 6:06 am
Kansas City, MO - A local restaurant has begun sealing their food delivery orders with tape after customers complained that delivery drivers were eating their food. We set out to check on what regulations exist in the Kansas City Metro around food delivery, especially in the age of third-party...
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young man balancing ball on golf club
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Rebecca Crockett
October 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, KS - He's been making videos since he was nine, but when Garrett Clark asked his parents for an Instagram account to post his golf trick shot videos, they didn't want him on social media. He explained that those videos could get him noticed by a college recruiter and that's all it took...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 file photo, United Auto Worker Lindsey Higgins, exits the the UAW Local 2250 Ken Worley Hall with her two children after voting on the offer made to union workers by General Motors in Wentzville, Mo. General Motors workers voted 57.2% in favor of a new contract with the company, bringing an immediate end to a contentious a 40-day strike that paralyzed GM's U.S. factories, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
AP News Staff
October 25, 2019 - 4:26 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — General Motors workers voted 57.2% in favor of a new contract with the company, bringing an immediate end to a contentious a 40-day strike that paralyzed GM's U.S. factories. Workers voted 23,389 in favor of the deal, with 17,501 against it, according to a statement Friday...
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Firefighters standing inside station in Kansas City, Kansas
Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department
Bill Grady
October 25, 2019 - 8:41 am
Kansas City, KS - Unified Government Commissioners in Wyandotte County have been told some of the fire stations are not livable. Fifteen of the 18 fire stations in the county do not meet the city's codes, according to the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 64, which delivered the...
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