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Open Belly Podcast / Danielle Lehman
Kansas City's Morning News
August 08, 2019 - 4:47 am
Kansas City is home to hundreds of great restaurants, and a podcast is shining a light on some of the best among them - with a bit of a twist. Host Danielle Lehman says she started the Open Belly podcast to give immigrant and refugee-owned restaurants in the metro some well-deserved attention. "My...
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AP News Staff
July 05, 2019 - 4:42 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A social-justice advocacy group says it is launching a hotline in Kansas City, Kansas, for people to report police misconduct. The Kansas City Star reports that Wednesday's announcement by the Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity comes about a month after it...
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Bill Grady
June 28, 2019 - 8:07 am
Kansas City, MO - A decades-old homicide remains painful for the victim’s family. "It would be wonderful if somebody remembered something or was holding onto a secret," said Nancy Lebrecht, a former Midtown resident, from her current home in Florida. Lebrecht was 20 when her 16-year-old brother,...
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Rebecca Crockett
June 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Overland Park, KS - It's part art museum, part photo opportunity, and this experience is teaching guests a new way to interact with art. Wonder Wonder is an art installation museum that brings in local KC Metro artists to create experiences, room by room for guests to explore. General manager...
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Marc LaVoie
June 12, 2019 - 7:31 am
Kansas City, MO - A large number of soccer fans held a watch party to cheer on the US Women's National Team against Thailand in its opening match of the World Cup. The favored Americans dominated 13-0, scoring 10 times in the second half. "Women's soccer in the United States has invested probably...
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Marc LaVoie
June 11, 2019 - 7:46 am
Kansas City, MO - The mayoral race is narrowing between the two candidate vying to lead Kansas City, according to a new Missouri Scout newsletter poll. The numbers show Quinton Lucas with a lead over Jolie Justus, but his lead has shrunk recently. The margin, according to the poll, is 42 percent to...
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Mike Strong / KC Friends of Alvin Ailey
Rebecca Crockett
June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - AileyCamp is a six week summer dance camp created to give youth an opportunity to learn life skills through dance that wouldn't otherwise get the opportunity. Monica Stoneking with Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey says the youth are learning all different kinds of dance, but...
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Marc LaVoie
June 07, 2019 - 7:27 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City city council approved adding a question to the fall election ballot that could switch the name of the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard back to The Paseo. Signs with the new name have already been put up all along the historic The Paseo. The council voted in January...
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Keystone - Hulton Archive
Bill Grady
June 06, 2019 - 7:26 am
Kansas City, MO - Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and planner of the greatest amphibious invasion in world history, grew up on a farm in Abilene, Kansas. Eisenhower, "Ike" to his friends and admirers, oversaw preparations of "Operation Overlord," the allied...
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