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AP News Staff
June 18, 2019 - 6:29 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City voters will choose between two candidates with vastly different backgrounds but many similar political positions when they go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new mayor. Quinton Lucas, a 34-year-old black man, and Jolie Justus, a 48-year-old gay woman, are both...
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Marc LaVoie
June 18, 2019 - 4:36 am
Shawnee police say a driver is dead after crashing a pickup truck into a house. Neighbors watched it happen around 4:20 p.m. Monday. The pickup traveled off the road and crashed through two fences before slamming into a home off of Meadowsweet Lane, west of 7 Highway. "Things can happen in an...
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Marc LaVoie
June 17, 2019 - 7:55 am
A Trenton Police Officer is recovering from surgery after being shot in the abdomen while transporting an inmate. Trenton is in north central Missouri, about 94 miles from Kansas City. Friends, family and others are rallying around Officer Jasmine Diab after Friday afternoon's incident. "It was...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 14, 2019 - 4:50 am
One of the co-founders of Olathe-based Garmin International has passed away. The GPS navigation company announced Thursday that Gary Burrell died on Wednesday. He was 81. Burrell, who earned a bachelor's in electrical engineering at Wichita State University, would co-found Garmin with Dr. Min Kao...
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AP News Staff
June 14, 2019 - 4:38 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to relocate the headquarters of two research agencies to the Kansas City area, intensifying concerns that research will suffer. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the move Thursday and said it will bring the Economic Research...
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Rebecca Crockett
June 12, 2019 - 10:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - There's nothing like Summertime, the kids splashing in the pool, late nights filled with laughter around the fire pit, and exploring nature. Unfortunately, that also means sunburns, bug bites, and poison ivy. Dr Dan Aires, head of dermatology with The University of Kansas Health...
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Marc LaVoie
June 12, 2019 - 7:31 am
Kansas City, MO - A large number of soccer fans held a watch party to cheer on the US Women's National Team against Thailand in its opening match of the World Cup. The favored Americans dominated 13-0, scoring 10 times in the second half. "Women's soccer in the United States has invested probably...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 12, 2019 - 4:43 am
Kansas City's Public Works Department is continuing its battle against potholes. The winter and spring have been among the busiest ever for the crews responsible for fixing the potholes that are responsible for damage to vehicles all over the city. "Since December we've patched 64,000 potholes, and...
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Rebecca Crockett
June 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Blue Springs, MO - A new inclusive playground and Splash pad opens at Burrus Old Mill Park in Blue Springs. Jill Moore, an inclusion specialist for Landscape Structures, who worked with the city to create the play space, says it's really all about providing something for everyone. "It has all of...
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New York Attorney General Letitia James, center, speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in New York. A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
AP News Staff
June 11, 2019 - 4:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the promised benefits, such as better networks in rural areas and faster service...
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