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Jim Cunningham
October 16, 2018 - 6:14 am
Kansas City, MO - With news that the 2019 U.S. National Gymnastics Championships is coming to Kansas City, gymnasts at Mercury Gymnastics had a little extra bounce in their steps. "I saw something on Instagram today that Laurie Hernandez was here, but I didn't know that (the championships) were...
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Marc LaVoie
October 16, 2018 - 5:45 am
A lawyer for victims of last summer's fatal Duck Boat accident on Table Rock Lake is slamming a court filing made by representatives of the companies associated with the tragedy. Using a federal law dating back to 1851, attorneys for Florida-based Ripley Entertainment Inc. and Missouri-based...
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Kara Marxer
October 16, 2018 - 5:33 am
The latest Flu Map from the Centers for Disease Control shows flu cases are on the rise and sporadic activity is already reported across most of the country. That does not necessarily mean we are in for a severe season like the last one. "It's not unusual to see sporadic activity in October," said...
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Marc LaVoie
October 15, 2018 - 8:02 am
With more than two weeks to go before Halloween, Kansas City has already received its first measurable snowfall of the season. The National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill said it had measured 0.2 inches of snow late Sunday. The Oct 14 snowfall beats the previous record for earliest...
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Johnson County Election Office
Kara Marxer
October 15, 2018 - 7:42 am
Kansas citizens have until the end of business Tuesday to register to vote in time to cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. More than 415,000 people are already registered to vote in Johnson County, and the numbers continue to break records every day, said Ronnie Metsker, Johnson County...
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AP News Staff
October 15, 2018 - 7:24 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Stephen Gostkowski hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, and the New England Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs 43-40 on Sunday night after blowing a big halftime lead. Tom Brady passed for 340 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score in his 200th victory as a...
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AP News Staff
October 12, 2018 - 6:21 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - Johnson County prosecutors have charged a 45-year-old Olathe man with leaving the scene of a crash that killed two young men in Overland Park. Bradley Woodworth is charged with leaving the scene of a fatality accident. His bond is set at $100,000. He is due in court on Monday...
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Kris Kobach stands smiling next to his patriotic-styled Jeep that has a replica machine gun mounted to it. He's giving the camera a thumbs up.
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AP News Staff
October 12, 2018 - 6:16 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Organizers of a small-town Kansas parade have told Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach that he must remove a replica machine gun from the back of a Jeep to use it in their event. The Jeep has become a key part of Kobach's campaign and emblematic of the Kansas...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 12, 2018 - 12:50 pm
An elderly Paola woman who was the subject of a Kansas Silver Alert has been found dead inside her car. 78-year-old Hazel Phillips told family members that she was going to Drexel, Missouri on Wednesday. The family called police when she didn't show up. Her car was discovered in Miami County on...
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AP News Staff
October 12, 2018 - 8:06 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a January 2016 rape at the University of Missouri. Austin Campbell was sentenced Thursday after being found guilty in August of raping a woman who was sleeping in her dorm room in January 2016. He was a freshman at...
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