KC News

Marc LaVoie
September 21, 2018 - 9:52 am
The Kansas City Aviation Department is celebrating its 11th annual KCI Cruise Car Show on Saturday. The car show will feature hundreds of muscle cars, classic cruisers, custom rides and special interest vehicles. Since 2007 the Kansas City Aviation Department has held successful KCI Cruises,...
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The Center Strikes Back
Bill Grady
September 21, 2018 - 8:23 am
A local author and retired army officer says the U.S. election system needs an overhaul and he has a suggestion. Larry Bradley told an audience at Park University Thursday night that ranked choice voting (RCV) could eliminate a lot of problems. When casting a ballot the voter would mark mark a...
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United States Navy
Kara Marxer
September 21, 2018 - 7:57 am
Congressman Emanuel Cleaver is in Mobile, Alabama to help christen the USS Kansas City, a new US Navy destroyer that is set to sail next year. This is the second ship known as the USS Kansas City. The last one was decommissioned in 1994. USS Kansas City is the second ship to be named after Missouri...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
September 21, 2018 - 6:24 am
Two bridge projects along Interstate 70 east of Kansas City will have an impact of a lot of travelers plans over the weekend. The Missouri Department of Transportation is continuing work on the diverging diamond project at the Oak Grove exit and will be conducting a bridge demolition this weekend...
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Marc LaVoie
September 21, 2018 - 5:40 am
For a Friday Morning Follow-Up to the KMBZ Cover Story, "What's For Dinner? The American Obesity Crisis," we take a look at surgical remedies for people who suffer from severe obesity that significantly reduces quality of life and increases the likelihood of early death. Dr. Stephen Scott is a...
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Jim Cunningham
September 20, 2018 - 1:18 pm
Independence, MO - On what may be the last hot day of Summer 2018, snow plow drivers put themselves to the test preparing for the upcoming cold months. At an annual event put on by the American Public Works Association and the MO-KAN Street Superintendents group, public works employees from around...
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KCPD
KMBZ News Staff
September 20, 2018 - 11:18 am
Kansas City police are looking for a suspect in a strong armed robbery. Officers say the man stole a tip jar from the Smoke Shop on Westport Road on September 10. Police say the man grabbed the jar and assaulted an employee as he was running out. Anyone with information should call the TIPS hotline...
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KC Scout
Marc LaVoie
September 20, 2018 - 8:57 am
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has revealed its latest educational tool in their effort to reduce drinking and driving - the "Choose Your Ride" vehicle. The Ford Crown Victoria is outfitted like a police cruiser in the front and like a yellow taxi cab in the rear. The idea is to remind people...
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AP News Staff
September 20, 2018 - 6:42 am
At a time when a third of people in Kansas and Missouri are considered obese, a lot of people are looking for ways to break out of their sedentary lifestyles. It is easy to become stuck in a rut when it comes to exercise. Most people look for ways to reduce movement, like taking the elevator...
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Bill Grady
September 20, 2018 - 6:34 am
If you're concerned about your weight, just one measurement may not tell the whole story. BMI, or body mass index , calculates the height and weight for a score that is used to determine whether a person is overweight or underweight. But BMI leaves out a lot of information, said Randy Evans,...
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