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A headshot of Robert Courtney overlaid against a background of the exterior of Research Medical Center
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KMBZ News Staff
July 14, 2020 - 10:26 am
Robert Courtney, the former Kansas City pharmacist sentenced to 30 years in prison for diluting drugs meant for cancer patients and others, will be leaving prison early but will remain in federal custody.
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A close-up of a man smoking a marijuana cigarette joint.
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KMBZ News Staff
July 10, 2020 - 12:48 pm
The Kansas City, MO city council has voted to strip the crime of marijuana possession from the city's code of ordinances, effectively decriminalizing the use of marijuana in the city.
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A woman wears a face mask while shopping
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KMBZ News Staff
July 10, 2020 - 11:28 am
Mayor Quinton Lucas said the new order extends the mask mandate for at least the duration of Kansas City’s COVID-19 state of emergency, which is currently set to expire on Aug. 15.
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Artist rendering of the new branding of the area in downtown Kansas City
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KMBZ News Staff
July 09, 2020 - 11:01 am
Goodbye yellow, hello magenta - the downtown Kansas City arena to be branded T-Mobile Center following the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile.
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A doctor in a protective suit taking a nasal swab from a person to test for possible coronavirus infection
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KMBZ News Staff
July 08, 2020 - 5:20 pm
The KCMO city health department along with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services will adminster up to 2,000 COVID-19 tests July 13 - 15 for restaurant workers.
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A general view of Arrowhead stadium during the game between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs 28, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri.
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KMBZ News Staff
July 08, 2020 - 11:51 am
Citing coronavirus guidance from local health officials and the CDC, the Kansas City Chiefs will reduce capacity at Arrowhead Stadium for the 2020 season, offers season ticket holders credit for 2021.
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Jordan Cohn
July 07, 2020 - 9:35 am
Katie Camlin speculated on Twitter that a Patrick Mahomes extension could be in the works after a Chiefs employee purchased six bottles of Dom Perignon champagne. Little did she know she had just made a massive scoop.
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A fireworks display with people in foreground watching
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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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Medical worker in full protective gear takes sample from patient at a COVID-19 drive-thru test site. Testing is done by throat swab.
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KMBZ News Staff
June 25, 2020 - 11:07 am
Two reasons KCMO health director says cases are rising in Kansas City: Reopening too soon and the lack of universal wearing of masks and face coverings.
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