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AP News Staff
June 11, 2019 - 8:06 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say an armed man has been shot and killed while attempting to rob a cellphone store at 76th Street and Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park. Police spokesman John Lacy said a man working at a Boost Mobile store opened fire Monday night when the suspect jumped over...
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Marc LaVoie
June 11, 2019 - 7:46 am
Kansas City, MO - The mayoral race is narrowing between the two candidate vying to lead Kansas City, according to a new Missouri Scout newsletter poll. The numbers show Quinton Lucas with a lead over Jolie Justus, but his lead has shrunk recently. The margin, according to the poll, is 42 percent to...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 11, 2019 - 7:29 am
Kansas City, MO - Nearly 100 metro attorneys have joined the protest of a security policy at the Jackson County Jail. The lawyers have signed a letter that condemns the policy that requires women to remove bras that sometimes set off metal detectors. Many styles of bras have underwires and metal...
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Rebecca Crockett
June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - AileyCamp is a six week summer dance camp created to give youth an opportunity to learn life skills through dance that wouldn't otherwise get the opportunity. Monica Stoneking with Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey says the youth are learning all different kinds of dance, but...
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AP News Staff
June 10, 2019 - 4:55 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A prominent donor to Republican causes has contributed $1 million to a political action committee aimed at overturning Missouri's restrictive new abortion law. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a filing with campaign regulators shows David Humphreys of Joplin...
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Marc LaVoie
June 10, 2019 - 4:47 am
Kansas City, MO - Instead of taking in the warm weather and sun, farmers along a stretch of the Missouri River just east of Kansas City spent their weekend sandbagging. Jeff Nail and others laid down nearly 15,000 sandbags near Orrick, in Ray County, and surrounding areas. "We got the trailer and...
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Marc LaVoie
June 07, 2019 - 7:27 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City city council approved adding a question to the fall election ballot that could switch the name of the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard back to The Paseo. Signs with the new name have already been put up all along the historic The Paseo. The council voted in January...
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Kansas City's Morning News
June 07, 2019 - 6:42 am
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit over Missouri's new abortion law, but it is not about the constitutionality of the law itself. The lawsuit is over whether voters can overturn the law, which bans most abortions beyond eight weeks of pregnancy. The ACLU filed suit after...
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Rebecca Crockett
June 07, 2019 - 5:00 am
Kansas City, MO - The flooding problem doesn't seem to be going away and whether you're a victim of the flooding or a volunteer that's been exposed to the water, Jackson County health officials are warning people to get their tetanus shots. Dr. Dana Hawkinson, an infectious disease physician with...
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Rebecca Crockett
June 07, 2019 - 4:46 am
The Jackson County Health Department is recommending people to get their tetanus shots if they have been in contact with flood water. This goes for flood victims and the volunteers who have been working in the high water. Flood water carries all sorts of viruses and bacteria that can cause multiple...
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