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Marc LaVoie
September 19, 2018 - 10:53 am
The NFL named Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes its AFC Offensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row. Mahomes, in his second season as a pro and first as a starter, threw six touchdown passes in Kansas City's 42-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He's thrown for 10 touchdowns in the...
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Sedgwick County Kansas
AP News Staff
September 19, 2018 - 10:15 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas sheriff says a wounded deputy managed to kill his attacker and save two witnesses before collapsing and dying. The Wichita Eagle reports that Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said Tuesday that he has no doubt that Deputy Robert Kunze "prevented loss of other life"...
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Kara Marxer
September 19, 2018 - 6:48 am
A new study out this week shows that while millions of Americans are worried about developing Alzheimer's disease, they do not know how to get involved in medical research that may help find a cure for it. Doctors have dozens of experiments underway at the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease...
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Jim Cunningham
September 19, 2018 - 4:33 am
A run-down, shuttered Northland eyesore receiving a new purpose. Three different hotel chains, most recently Howard Johnson, have tried to make a profit with the 11-story building off I-29, near Tiffany Springs Parkway. The dilapidated structure was sold last November and will be converted into a U...
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Kansas City Streetcar Authority
KMBZ News Staff
September 18, 2018 - 2:04 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA) announced it logged its five-millionth ride this past weekend. The KC Streetcar has been in operation for two and a half years, and according to the KCSA, the streetcars have travelled 305,128 miles on its route, with a daily ridership...
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Kara Marxer
September 18, 2018 - 7:26 am
As the world's two largest economies trade blows in an escalating trade war, a KMBZ economist says the effect on the U.S. economy may be minimal, but area farmers in the Midwest may suffer. The Trump administration plans to raise tariffs between 10 and 25 percent beginning Jan. 1 on a variety of...
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Bill Grady
September 18, 2018 - 6:44 am
Members of the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault are monitoring developments in Washington with the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. After thousands of pages of documents were examined and days of hearings, Sen. Diane Feinstein released a letter from...
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Jim Cunningham
September 18, 2018 - 6:08 am
Doctors are promoting the importance of regular prostate exams for patients as a way of protecting themselves from the most common cancer among men. According to the American Cancer Society, about one out of nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. The average age at the...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 17, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Harrisonville, MO - The murder trial of Kylr Yust will remain in Cass County, but the jury will be brought from across the state in St. Charles County. Yust is accused of killing Jessica Runions, 21, and Kara Kopetsky, 17. Their remains were found in April 2017 in a wooded area of Cass County...
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Kara Marxer
September 17, 2018 - 7:24 am
A local woman embarks on a nearly 500-mile bicycle ride Monday morning to promote efforts to cure cancer. Cancer survivor Julie Haag is one of more than 100 people taking part in the Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer ride. She will do the leg of the trip from Kansas City to Indianapolis. Haag's inspiration...
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