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Marc LaVoie
July 01, 2019 - 4:28 am
Kansas City, MO - Whit Merrifield has been chosen to represent the Kansas City Royals at the 2019 All-Star Game. The second baseman was named as a reserve for the American League team. The process in naming reserves involves a player's vote and input from the MLB Commissioner's office. It will be...
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Rebecca Crockett
July 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Starting July first, the Kansas City Public Library will no longer charge overdue fines, and are forgiving all previous fines. Talia Evans with the Kansas City Public Library says they were holding people back from learning. "We are very well aware that overdue fines, as small or...
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Bill Grady
June 28, 2019 - 8:07 am
Kansas City, MO - A decades-old homicide remains painful for the victim’s family. "It would be wonderful if somebody remembered something or was holding onto a secret," said Nancy Lebrecht, a former Midtown resident, from her current home in Florida. Lebrecht was 20 when her 16-year-old brother,...
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AP News Staff
June 27, 2019 - 7:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Jozy Altidore scored on an overhead kick in his first start for the national team in 20 months, lifting the United States over Panama 1-0 Wednesday night as the Americans finished first in their CONCACAF Gold Cup group. Altidore got the goal from 2 yards following a corner...
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Bill Grady
June 27, 2019 - 7:11 am
A Eudora businessman has put together a festival to raise funds for the victims of the EF-4 tornado May 28 in Douglas and Leavenworth counties. Aaron Thakker's brainchild is a benefit festival Friday evening at Laws Field in Eudora. He put up $3,000 of his own money. The twister damaged or...
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Rebecca Crockett
June 26, 2019 - 9:23 pm
Kansas City, MO - Denise Bichel was passionate about plants, and offering education of their healing properties. That's why she started Life Thyme Botanicals on Belton's Main Street 16 years ago. After several bouts with cancer, Bichel passed away in 2015 from breast cancer, but her husband and...
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Bill Grady
June 26, 2019 - 7:26 am
Tuesday morning's lockdown at Hunt Midwest SubTropolis is drawing attention to the increasing number of organizations that have adopted activing shooter procedures. A terminated employee had reportedly threatened to "shoot the place up," and someone believed they saw him enter the huge underground...
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AP News Staff
June 26, 2019 - 7:00 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police are investigating as a homicide the death of a transgender woman whose body was found at an abandoned home. Police said in an email that the body was found Tuesday morning on the porch of the home. Police say the victim showed obvious signs of foul play...
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Rebecca Crockett
June 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Overland Park, KS - It's part art museum, part photo opportunity, and this experience is teaching guests a new way to interact with art. Wonder Wonder is an art installation museum that brings in local KC Metro artists to create experiences, room by room for guests to explore. General manager...
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AP News Staff
June 25, 2019 - 7:28 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - A clerk at a suburban Kansas City phone store will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man who police say was trying to rob the store. Fox4KC reports the Johnson County District Attorney's office announced Monday that the June 10 shooting at a Boost Mobile store in...
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