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Marc LaVoie
August 08, 2019 - 8:07 am
Four time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles gave a tearful interview about sexual abuse involving gymnasts ahead of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Sprint Center. Biles, who is 22, said U.S.A. Gymnastics failed to prevent abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar, a team physician, who has been accused of...
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Bill Grady
August 08, 2019 - 6:58 am
This week a group of lawyers filed suit in Philadelphia over alleged sex abuse at the hands of Boy Scoutmasters. A group that calls itself Abused In Scouting claims the Boy Scouts of America hierarchy for decades has covered up for pedophiles, and claims it has identified 350 Scoutmasters and...
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Kansas City's Morning News
August 08, 2019 - 4:47 am
Kansas City is home to hundreds of great restaurants, and a podcast is shining a light on some of the best among them - with a bit of a twist. Host Danielle Lehman says she started the Open Belly podcast to give immigrant and refugee-owned restaurants in the metro some well-deserved attention. "My...
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Rebecca Crockett
August 07, 2019 - 7:06 pm
Kansas City, MO - With Summer, comes late nights and lose schedules, but with less then a week before school begins, slowly getting back into a routine can reduce stress. Dr Bob Whitman, director of the Sleep Lab at The University of Kansas Health System says it's a good idea to gradually move that...
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Kansas City's Morning News
August 07, 2019 - 5:39 am
In Kansas and Missouri, deaths from opioid overdoses are up. In Missouri, they're way up. New data from the Centers for Disease Control shows that in Missouri, deaths from overdoses increased by more than 200 from 2017 to 2018 from around 1,400 to 1,635. Officials in Missouri are worried about the...
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Kansas City's Morning News
August 06, 2019 - 7:01 am
Eight feet under the streets of Kansas City, hundreds of miles of sewer lines are the veins keeping water running and toilets flushing across the city. Andy Shively, Special Assistant City Manager for the city of Kansas City, heads up a massive 4-point-5 billion dollar dollar project to make the...
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Bill Grady
August 06, 2019 - 6:32 am
The mass shootings in Gilroy, California, Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas have spurred a renewed call for so-called "red flag" laws, which are statutes that would require action from authorities when a person exhibits the potential for mental illness and mass violence. The statutes are also called...
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Bill Grady
August 05, 2019 - 7:25 am
The competition runs from Thursday through Sunday, and is expected to generate $5 million for the local economy, which could be just a down payment, said Kathy Nelson, president and CEO of the Kansas City Sports Commission. "People that might see our city on TV or hear the announcers talk about how...
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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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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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