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AP News Staff
April 04, 2019 - 7:42 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas legislators are moving closer to passing Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's plan for increasing funding for public schools. House Republicans gave up Wednesday night on trying to find an alternative to Kelly's proposal to increase spending on public schools by roughly $90...
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Marc LaVoie
April 04, 2019 - 7:09 am
Missouri lawmakers have given first round approval to a bill that involves concealed firearms on college campuses. The law would help people protect themselves from threats and sexual assault, said the bill's sponsor, Rep. Jered Taylor, of Republic. "It is up to individuals to protect themselves,"...
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Kara Marxer
April 04, 2019 - 5:50 am
A new report says more foster kids in Missouri are being placed with family members instead of with group homes. Advocates say it is good news for kids who have been through traumatic times. The number of children placed with family members has climbed 10 percent over the last decade. The Missouri...
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Bill Grady
April 04, 2019 - 5:25 am
Scam artists are using the goodwill of people who care about fallen police officers in a scheme to make a fast buck. Swindlers are calling people on both sides of the state line, claiming that they are raising money for a Fraternal Order of Police charity softball tournament. People should never...
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Kara Marxer
April 03, 2019 - 7:29 am
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said Tuesday enough is enough, she wants Medicaid expansion now. The governor turned up the heat on legislators whom she accuses of engaging in stall tactics and setting up bait-and-switch scenarios in an attempt to block improvements to KanCare , the state's Medicaid...
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Rebecca Crockett
April 03, 2019 - 6:23 am
A campaign is gathering steam across the U.S. to create a database to keep track of repeat offenders of domestic violence, but advocates say there are unintended consequences. The registry would be a resource for people to find names of repeat offenders. The idea is catching on in Europe and in...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Bill Grady
April 03, 2019 - 5:30 am
Kansas City voters rejected a pre-kindergarten education plan that would have been funded by a new 3/8-cent sales tax. The margin was almost two to one. The plan was heavily promoted by Mayor Sly James, who admitted he was frustrated with the outcome. He told supporters at a watch party that he...
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Bill Grady
April 03, 2019 - 4:35 am
Quinton Lucas and Jolie Justus will face each other in a runoff election in August to determine Kansas City's next mayor. The two city council members received the most votes in a field of 11 candidates in Tuesday's primary. According to the Kansas City Election Board, 40,180 people cast votes, for...
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April 02, 2019 - 2:32 pm
Andre Hal Retires… The 26 year old says it’s not health related
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KMBZ News Staff
April 02, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Kansas City, MO - A person playing disc golf in Kessler Park discovered the remains of a horse in a wooded area on Tuesday, according to KCMO city officials. Only some of the horse was found - the head, part of a lower leg and hooves, the lungs, and a spine. Photos provided by city animal control...
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