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Marc LaVoie
September 20, 2017 - 6:11 am
Among the people caught up in the danger and drama from the Mexico City 7.1 magnitude earthquake is person who portrays Sluggerrr, the Kansas City Royals' costumed mascot. Several mascots from Major League Baseball teams are in the Mexican capital to promote the sport. They had visits scheduled at...
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Jim Cunningham
September 20, 2017 - 5:50 am
Firefighters are wrapping up three days of swift water rescue practice at a place normally reserved for anything but serious training. The Kansas City fire department runs 2,500 to 3,000 rescue calls a year. "You can't sit back in the easy chair and think you've got it covered because that's how...
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September 19, 2017 - 7:37 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is facing criticism for using a private email account for business associated with his work as vice chairman of President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud. The Kansas City Star reports that a Kansas Press Association leader...
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Jim Cunningham
September 19, 2017 - 7:19 am
Kansas City, MO - A KC Metro woman says she is helping to put lives back together with a resale store. Customers do not find second hand shoes or faded bluejeans at Scraps KC, which is located just off the 12th Street Bridge in the West Bottoms. The store is filled with items like fabric, art...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:44 am
A husband and wife from Lenexa, Kansas moved to the Caribbean island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands in May, and are now preparing for a second hurricane strike in a two week period. Amy Lou Koch calls herself and island girl, but she and her husband Jason would rather be almost anywhere...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:30 am
Sporting Kansas City is on the cusp of bringing home another trophy. Wednesday night the soccer club takes on the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. https://t.co/qyLqco1gcO Sporting KC vs. New York Red Bulls | 2017 US Open Cup Final Preview https://t.co/...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:24 pm
Leavenworth County, KS - Local officials have backed away from offering a key incentive for a planned Tyson Foods Inc. chicken-processing plant in northeast Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World reports Leavenworth County commissioners said Monday that they're no longer prepared to issue industrial...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:43 am
More than 150 people were blocking a busy St. Louis street as a fourth day of protests begins over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. At least 80 people were arrested over the weekend. Peaceful daytime protests gave way to sometimes violent...
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Marc LaVoie
September 18, 2017 - 8:28 am
The Kansas City Chiefs honored one of their own legends with a surprise announcement before yesterday's 27-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. The team named its television broadcast studio after Len Dawson , who quarterbacked the team from 1962 to 1975, including the Chiefs' first season when...
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Bill Grady
September 18, 2017 - 4:34 am
Burns & McDonnell executives still believe they have the right stuff to build a new terminal at Kansas City International airport. The airport selection committee picked Edgemoor for the new single terminal plan. The full city council is expected to vote Thursday, but Burns & McDonnell has...
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