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KMBZ News Staff
October 19, 2018 - 12:26 pm
The KU Health System is encouraging folks around Kansas City to be on the lookout for a large inflatable colon that was stolen from the bed of a pickup in Brookside. The inflatable colon is owned by the Cancer Coalition which hosts walk/run events under a campaign called “Get Your Rear In Gear."...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 19, 2018 - 11:48 am
The KCMO Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association is fundraising to buy Narcan kits for K-9s and their handlers. If a K-9 inhales opioids during a drug search, a dose of opioid antidote Narcan can save the dog's life. Association president Jackie Cudahy says the kits come with two, one-time use...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 19, 2018 - 11:06 am
Councilman and candidate for KC mayor Quinton Lucas was arrested for driving under the influence in Lawrence, Kansas in the early hours of Friday morning, according to jail records and first reporting by the Lawrence Journal-World. Quoted in the LJW, Lucas told a reporter, “I took the choice to...
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Ford Motor Company
Marc LaVoie
October 19, 2018 - 8:58 am
The Ford Motor Company announced Friday it is replacing 75 percent of its vehicles over the next two years. Most of the changes are taking place through complete redesigns of current models, with an eye toward performance and connectivity. Traditional passenger cars are going on the scrap heap. "We...
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Kansas City Marathon
Jim Cunningham
October 19, 2018 - 6:56 am
Runners from all 50 states and 10 countries will lace up their shoes for Kansas City's premier running event Saturday. Close to 10,000 athletes are expected for the Kansas City Marathon event, which includes a half-marathon, a 10K, a 5K and a 1.2-mile kids marathon. Runner Zach Taylor is back for...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Marc LaVoie
October 19, 2018 - 6:27 am
After some weather delays, the Missouri Department of Transportation is planning to shut down a stretch of Interstate 435 so crews can perform repairs on a bridge. MoDOT representatives say drivers can expect long delays on I-435, between 104th Street and the Grandview Triangle. Workers are closing...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 18, 2018 - 1:54 pm
Kansas City, KS - Two Schlitterbahn maintenance workers were acquitted of lying during the investigation into the death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab in August 2016. Prosecutors claimed David Hughes and John Zalsman failed to replace a brake mat that fell off a raft two weeks before it went airborne...
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Jim Cunningham
October 18, 2018 - 7:48 am
Science City at Union Station in Kansas City opens its newest permanent exhibit Friday, The Museum of Illusions . The exhibit is billed as a fascinating world which will trick visitors' confidence in their senses. KMBZ's Jim Cunningham walked through the Vortex Tunnel (pictured below). "There's a...
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Dan Weinbaum
October 18, 2018 - 7:25 am
Tornadoes are on the move, according to a study that shows activity is decreasing in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Researchers looked at data that has been gathered since 1979. Twisters are beginning to spin up more in states along the Mississippi River, in the Ohio Valley and farther east. Toto, I...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 18, 2018 - 6:57 am
Some community leaders in Kansas City are gathering information to help them develop strategies to fight prostitution and human trafficking, problems that have been with the city since its founding. The two-day Leadership Summit is a part of a long-term effort to reduce victimization in the sex...
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