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AP News Staff
March 29, 2019 - 5:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Brad Keller pitched two-hit ball over seven shutout innings, Adalberto Mondesi tripled twice and the Kansas Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Thursday after the start of their season opener was delayed nearly two hours by rain. Eloy Jimenez went 0 for 3 with an RBI in...
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Rebecca Crockett
March 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
Kansas City, MO - For years, Benjamin Wills, an art professor at Washburn University, has been writing letters to inmates, asking them to send paper airplanes, but he gives them no further instructions. Hundreds have responded, and each in their own unique way. "All the different kinds of paper,...
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Bill Grady
March 28, 2019 - 7:30 am
There were no caps and gowns, but some men are celebrating graduation after a ceremony in Olathe. Veterans Treatment Court launced in 2016. It allows former military members who have found themselves in the criminal justice system a chance to enter a diversion program, if their offenses are service...
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Marc LaVoie
March 28, 2019 - 5:09 am
Kansas City, MO - Leroy "Satchel" Paige may have been the greatest baseball player who ever lived. He turned his legendary pitching ability and showmanship into a career that allowed him to thrive in a mid-20th Century era of segregation and Jim Crow laws. Satchel played baseball for numerous teams...
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Rebecca Crockett
March 26, 2019 - 7:50 pm
Kansas City, KS - Zoom is a two and a half year old yellow lab. He's been donated to the fire department through Ground Zero Training, a non profit group out of Oklahoma . He's specially trained as a disaster dog and Mike Searcy, his K-9 handler with the KCK Fire Department, says his job is to find...
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Bill Grady
March 26, 2019 - 6:35 am
Kansas City Mayor Sly James says his passionate advocacy for early childhood education has nothing to do with a concern for his legacy. The mayor is making a final push for voters to approve a 3/8th cent sales tax to fund a program that would expand pre-kindergarten classes in the city. The tax...
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Kara Marxer
March 26, 2019 - 6:06 am
Recent cases in California, Indiana and Texas are highlighting an increasing problem with virtual kidnapping. The crimes begin with telephone calls to parents, telling them a child has been kidnapped. The swindlers demand a ransom, hoping to get a cash payout while the parents are still in a state...
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AP News Staff
March 26, 2019 - 5:45 am
Missouri submitted its appeals brief to the NCAA on Monday, taking the next step in attempting to limit or overturn what it believes are overly harsh sanctions in the case of a rogue former tutor. The school argued in the 64-page brief to the NCAA's appeals committee that the penalties handed down...
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Mr. Bean: Director of Love & Compassion, Facebook
Rebecca Crockett
March 25, 2019 - 8:23 pm
Kansas City, MO - Mr. Bean, is a nine year old Terrier West Highlands mix, originally brought to the Ronald McDonald House by Wayside Waifs . He's spent the last eight years bringing joy to the families that are staying in one of three Houses. Tammy Greenberg with the organization says he brought...
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Bill Grady
March 25, 2019 - 6:03 am
The Kansas City Water Department is asking customers to conserve water because flooding along the Missouri River has impaired the treatment process for drinking supplies. The river is the source for water in the city. The greatest concern is for infants, senior citizens and people with compromised...
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