Kansas

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KMBZ News Staff
July 22, 2020 - 12:47 pm
The Kansas State Board of Education has rejected Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order to push the start of school statewide until after Labor Day due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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And open door shows an empty classroom
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KMBZ News Staff
July 22, 2020 - 10:28 am
The KCK school board voted Tuesday night to delay the start of its school year until after Labor Day, and then conduct school online for the first nine weeks of the school year.
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A row of empty school desks
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KMBZ News Staff
July 15, 2020 - 3:48 pm
Gov. Laura Kelly: "I can't in good conscience open schools when Kansas has numerous hot spots where cases are at an all-time high and continuing to rapidly rise."
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As a then-candidate, Kansas' 2nd district Steve Watkins speaks at a rally with President Donald Trump at the Kansas Expocenter on October 6, 2018
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KMBZ News Staff
July 15, 2020 - 9:50 am
Kansas US Rep. Steve Watkins charged with voting without being qualified, unlawful advance voting, interfering with law enforcement, providing false information, and more...
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A view of eerily quiet and empty Times Square amid Coronavirus(Covid-19) Pandemic.
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KMBZ News Staff
July 07, 2020 - 12:01 pm
Anyone travelling from Kansas to New York must quarantine for two weeks. Kansas set a new record for its worst two-week spike in reported coronavirus cases and has been added to New York's travel advisory.
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KMBZ News Staff
June 30, 2020 - 12:57 pm
The city of Overland Park, on the Kansas side of the Kansas City Metro, announced it is canceling this year's Fourth of July fireworks show because of COVID-19.
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a view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri from the south looking north
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KMBZ News Staff
June 29, 2020 - 1:15 pm
A new citywide mask mandate went into effect Monday in Kansas City, Missouri. A similar rule begins Tuesday for KCK/Wyandotte County. Jackson County is expected to set out a similar rule later in the week.
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An alligators eyes seen just above the water line
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AP News Staff
June 12, 2020 - 10:04 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in Kansas have closed a trail around a creek as they try to catch an alligator spotted there. The 5-foot (1.5-meter) alligator is believed to be one of two stolen from a pet store in the northeastern Kansas city of Manhattan last weekend, the Mercury reported. A...
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Master Sergeant David Royer speaks to reporters the day after running over a gunman on the Centennial Bridge in Leavenworth, Kansas.
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KMBZ News Staff
May 28, 2020 - 2:14 pm
Army Master Sgt. David Royer says he hit the gas on his truck and "took out the threat as fast as possible."
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A helicopter view of a bridge in Leavenworth, KS where a gunman was stopped by an Army soldier by running over him.
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KMBZ News Staff
May 27, 2020 - 4:45 pm
A gunman wounded one person while firing randomly at passing cars on the busy Centennial Bridge and was stopped by a soldier running over him with a car.
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