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Tom's Town Distilling Co.
KMBZ News Staff
October 16, 2019 - 5:43 am
Kansas City, MO - It's not your average speakeasy. The brand new Pendergast Lounge at Tom's Town Distilling Co. on Main Street downtown is an homage to Kansas City's legendary boss, Tom Pendergast. Tom's Town co-founder David Epstein says what separates this from other speakeasies in town is its...
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October 15, 2019 - 5:50 am
Kansas City, MO - The Psychical Research Society of Kansas City is hosting its 49th Annual Psychic Fair this weekend. Event coordinator Roberta Hustead says a lot has changed in the past five decades. "49 years ago, people were not very accepting of things like tarot readings and astrology,"...
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MoDOT Kansas City District
KMBZ News Staff
October 14, 2019 - 6:06 am
Kansas City, MO - The I-435 South Loop Link project, stretching from Three Trails Crossing to State Line Road is nearing completion. The Missouri Department of Transportation is expanding I-435 to five lanes in both directions - the first 10-lane wide interstate in the Metro. The freeway first...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
Blue Springs, MO - Haldex, a Sweden-based brake manufacturing company, announced plans to close its Blue Springs plant, affecting 154 jobs, and move its operations to Mexico. The company said in a statement that layoffs will begin in December, and continue until the plant closes later in 2020. The...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 11, 2019 - 6:12 am
Kansas City, MO - Deer mating season is a time of year that increases the risk of collisions involving vehicles and the lovesick animals. October and November are the most active months for accidents between motor vehicles and whitetail deer, according to a recent report from the Missouri State...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 11, 2019 - 5:17 am
Excelsior Springs, MO - You may feel like you're never alone at the Elms Hotel and Spa. It's not the other hotel guests, but perhaps the spirits of guests and employees of yore. The Elms has a long, storied reputation of being a destination for those interested in an interaction with the paranormal...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 10, 2019 - 6:10 am
Kansas City, MO - The first frost of the season is expected this weekend. In the Kansas City Metro, overnight lows are expected in the low to mid 30s for the next few days. Those with green thumbs will look to protect plants and extend the growing season. One way to prepare for the cold...
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October 10, 2019 - 5:57 am
Kansas City, MO - A large redevelopment project is underway at the former site of the Metro North Mall in the KC Northland. The $192 million project, dubbed Metro North Crossing, is rising on the 106-acre site of the former mall. The mall closed in 2014. The first phase of the project will open...
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October 09, 2019 - 6:58 am
Kansas City, MO - The Missouri Department of Transportation will be conducting some bridge deck work on parts of the Buck O'Neil Bridge this weekend. Work is scheduled to begin around 7:00pm on Friday, October 11 and is slated to wrap up around 5:00am Monday, October 14. That means they'll be...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 09, 2019 - 5:37 am
Shawnee, KS - For business owners like Courtney Servaes the economic growth in downtown Shawnee came at an opportune moment. And since she lives in West Shawnee with her wife and two kids, opening the Servaes Brewing Company in Old Shawnee was a no-brainer. "We were driving down Johnson Drive, and...
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