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KMBZ News Staff
October 25, 2019 - 5:45 am
Kansas City, MO - Could you go without Internet, cable TV, streaming services or even cellular data? One local woman has been living like that for years. "It was just a matter of finances. Things got too expensive," says Nancy. Nancy said she was paying hundreds of dollars every year for channels...
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Exterior of a vacant building to be used for pre-k classrooms
NKC Schools
Rebecca Crockett
October 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - The North Kansas City School District has purchased side by side retail space, formerly a Hobby Lobby and Price Chopper, at N. 64th Street and Antioch in Gladstone, to consolidate their pre-K program. Rochel Daniels, assistant superintendent of organizational development with the...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 24, 2019 - 9:30 am
HELP KEEP KANSAS CITY KIDS WARM THIS WINTER! Drop off new or gently used coats at any of the locations listed below - November 1st through December 6th! And wrap more kids in warmth by making a secure cash donation directly to Coats for Kids through the Lenexa Rotary Club. Are you a Kansas City...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 24, 2019 - 5:59 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a new report showing that so far this year in Kansas City, around 1,900 manufacturing jobs have been lost. Former Kansas City Manufacturing Network Executive Director Donna Gordon told KMBZ it's been a tough year for the manufacturing...
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Image shows scissors cutting through a coaxial cable in front of a bank of tv screens
KMBZ News Staff
October 24, 2019 - 1:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Online streaming entertainment has exploded in recent years, so much so, there are more than 300 digital streaming services available now. And more are on the way - Apple and Disney. We've come a long way from the days of having three, maybe four, channels to choose from on the...
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Bill Grady
October 23, 2019 - 9:04 am
Kansas City, MO - The citizens group Save the Paseo is gearing up for a public vote November 5th, when members hope to restore The Paseo name to one of the city's most historic thoroughfares. The group's campaign is designed to reverse a city council vote renaming The Paseo after Dr Martin Luther...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 23, 2019 - 4:59 am
Kansas City, MO - This year, Autumn colors could be less vibrant and may not be around for very long. Moisture, sunlight, temperature and fungus can make or break those beautiful Fall colors, and if the conditions are wrong, ugly yellow and brown leaves can quickly paper the ground, according to...
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Mummified bones of Queen Nefertari prepare to be scanned by CT.
KMBZ News Staff
October 22, 2019 - 3:37 pm
Kansas City, MO - She was known as The One for Whom the Sun Shines . Queen Nefertari (not to be confused with Nefertiti) is one of the most celebrated female rulers in Ancient Egypt. Right up there with Hatshepsut, Nefertiti and Cleopatra, according to Egyptologists. And part of her is now in...
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Movie theater seats
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AP News Staff
October 22, 2019 - 9:35 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A former female executive of the Kansas-based movie theater company American Multi-Cinema Inc. alleges in a lawsuit that she was fired in retaliation for asking for equal pay. The Kansas City Star reports that Tonya Mangels, of Kansas City, Missouri, contends that as vice...
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Bill Grady
October 22, 2019 - 9:16 am
Kansas City, MO - Jackson County legislators hoped for a load of information on the property reassessment mess when they held a Monday session on the subject. They were disappointed. Homeowners in the county are still wondering what to do about valuations that suddenly sent their tax liabilities...
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