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AP News Staff
March 21, 2019 - 7:26 am
A plan for expanding Medicaid in Kansas has won first-round approval in the Republican-controlled House. The vote Wednesday was 70-54 in favor of a bill that contains Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's plan for expanding Medicaid health coverage to as many as 150,000 additional people with a few key...
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Marc LaVoie
March 21, 2019 - 7:00 am
Any optimistic belief that the levee would hold is gone as the Missouri town of Craig is inundated by flood water. Most of the town about an hour and 50 minutes northwest of Kansas City was under water as of Wednesday evening. Lifelong resident Laura Mutchler sought help at the First Christian...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
AP News Staff
March 21, 2019 - 6:38 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a 3-year-old boy was hit and killed by a commercial truck in downtown Kansas City. KMBC-TV reports that investigators say the child was leaving a store with his father Wednesday afternoon when he broke free from his father's hand. Police say the child then...
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Kansas City's Morning News
March 21, 2019 - 6:03 am
Remember when it seemed like all kids ate peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and it was no big deal? Today a lot of schools have set up "no peanut" zones, and some airlines have stopped serving peanuts to passengers, because of people with potentially deadly allergies. Listen to our Cover Story...
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Kara Marxer
March 20, 2019 - 8:05 am
DIY Network star Tamara Day will give a presentation at the Greater Kansas City Home and Lifestyle Show , which opens Friday. Day, who lives in Leawood, is host of DIY's " Bargain Mansions ." She takes old, neglected homes in the Kansas City area brings them back to life. "Any age of home can be a...
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Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2019 - 7:20 am
Kansas State will likely have to make a go of it in the NCAA Tournament without its All-Big 12 forward Dean Wade because of a lingering foot injury. The 6-foot-10 Wade missed much of the 2018 national tournament because of an injury. The Wildcats managed to advance to the Elite Eight. Wade was seen...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2019 - 6:53 am
The Holt County Sheriff’s Office issued a mandatory evacuation for the city of Craig because of rising flood waters. Johnny Rowlands from KMBC Channel 9 News flew over the area Tuesday in a helicopter, where he described the breached levee. The banks of the Missouri River were not visible from...
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Bill Grady
March 20, 2019 - 5:17 am
The mayor of Riverside regardless of what you call them, she considers them slot machines, and she is not happy. A bill that just passed a Missouri state senate committee would allow retailers with liquor licenses, like restaurants and bars, to install video lottery terminals. Mayor Kathy Rose has...
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Rebecca Crockett
March 19, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Kansas City, MO - Women who wanted 3D mammograms in the past, had to pay an additional $30 to $50. At the start of the new year, that fee went away. Dr. Onalisa Winblab with the University of Kansas Health System says it's the newest technology and it has two major benefits. "3D mammograms help to...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
March 19, 2019 - 7:17 am
Missouri residents north of Kansas City are preparing for the potential for record flooding. People in Rockport are already witnessing high water levels. Dawn Brown has been driving to the area to watch the progression of flood waters since she learned that parts of Interstate 29 were closed down...
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