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Harry S. Truman sworn in as 33rd president after death of FDR
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Marc LaVoie
April 07, 2020 - 10:09 am
It's been 75 years since a former Kansas City haberdasher was sworn in as president. Harry Truman would say he felt as if the sun, the moon and the stars had fallen on him after being thrust into the role of Commander-in-Chief during World War II.
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A small backyard vegetable garden
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Rebecca Crockett
April 07, 2020 - 9:09 am
With much of the country under a quarantine due to the novel coronavirus, some are embracing the idea of growing their own food.
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an illustration of several hands building a first aid kit
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KMBZ News Staff
April 06, 2020 - 8:55 am
Missouri recruiting retired healthcare workers, healthcare students and medical professionals to join its Disaster Medical Assistance Team
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Artist rendition of the novel coronavirus
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AP News Staff
April 06, 2020 - 7:51 am
A second U.S. company is poised to begin a small safety test of a vaccine against the new coronavirus. Inovio Pharmaceuticals said Monday that it has Food and Drug Administration permission for the study in 40 healthy volunteers in Philadelphia and Kansas City, Missouri. The study is a first step...
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a photo of Bill Withers
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AP News Staff
April 03, 2020 - 9:54 am
His death comes as the public draws inspiration from his music during the coronavirus pandemic, with health care workers, choirs, artists and more posting their own renditions of “Lean on Me” to help get through the difficult times.
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FILE - This combination of April 30, 2018, file photos shows signage for a Sprint store in New York's Herald Square, top, and signage at a T-Mobile store in New York. Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed its takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size. The deal was announced two years ago and has taken a long time to close because of pushback from state and federal regulators.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
AP News Staff
April 01, 2020 - 1:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed the takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size. The companies announced the deal, valued at $31.6 billion based on T-Mobile's closing stock price Tuesday, two years ago. It has taken...
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a view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri from the south looking north
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KMBZ News Staff
April 01, 2020 - 8:55 am
Two KCPD members test positive for COVID-19. "The members are home and we look forward to their return to work once the virus runs its course," the department said in a statement.
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stacks of filled black trash bags
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Dan Weinbaum
March 31, 2020 - 7:29 am
KCMO residents can put out up to 12 bags at no extra cost during a no-tag trash bag amnesty in April. The Stay-at-Home order due to the coronavirus pandemic is disrupting spring clean-ups around the city and creating more residential trash.
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In this photo taken March 20, 2020, cattle rancher Mike Filbin stands on his property in Dufur, Ore., after herding some cows and talks about the impact the new coronavirus is having on his rural community. Tiny towns tucked into Oregon's windswept plains and cattle ranches miles from anywhere in South Dakota might not have had a single case of the new coronavirus yet, but their residents fear the spread of the disease to areas with scarce medical resources, the social isolation that comes when the only diner in town closes its doors and the economic free fall that's already hitting them hard. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
AP News Staff
March 25, 2020 - 11:18 am
DUFUR, Ore. (AP) — The social distancing rules repeated like a mantra in America's urban centers, where the coronavirus is spreading exponentially, might seem silly in wide-open places where neighbors live far from each other and “working from home” means another day spent branding calves or...
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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
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KMBZ News Staff
March 25, 2020 - 7:01 am
No need to rush out to renew your driver's license or plate tags in Missouri or Kansas. KS driver's license offices are closed, MO issues 60-day extension, and tax deadlines pushed.
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