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KMBZ News Staff
September 04, 2019 - 4:49 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Changes to First Fridays are being welcomed by some, but others are decrying the moves as unfair. Organizers announced this week that after Erin Langhofer was shot and killed at last month's First Friday in the Crossroads District, they want to bring the monthly festival back to...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 03, 2019 - 7:56 am
Kansas City, MO - Organizers of a big softball tournament in Kansas City this week want to deliver a message that can be summed up in one word, inclusion. The Gay Softball World Series is presented by the National American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance. The tournament will include 208 teams and is...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 03, 2019 - 6:11 am
Kansas City, MO - For filmmaker Clayton Scott, his feature film debut is especially close to his heart. It's set in Skidmore - a small town in Nodaway County in northwest Missouri with a history of violence and murder. Skidmore isn't far from where Scott grew up, and its history inspired his film...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 30, 2019 - 6:27 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- More than 17 million Americans are expected to fly during Labor Day Weekend, with the peak days for flights coming today and next Monday. At KCI, 242,000 people will be jetting off, and some of them are headed directly into the path of Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 29, 2019 - 5:17 am
LIBERTY, Mo. -- A controversial plan for a new county annex in Clay County was approved Wednesday, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's a done deal. County Commissioners Leann Ridgeway and Gene Owen cast the majority votes to approve the annex at 152 and North Brighton in Liberty, rebuffing...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 28, 2019 - 5:12 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Tigers are heading back to Arrowhead Stadium. The University of Missouri announced Tuesday that they will play next year's Battle Line Rivalry game, against Arkansas, on November 29, 2020. MU Athletic Director Jim Sterk said the game will be on the Saturday after...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 27, 2019 - 5:49 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A major road project will cause some traffic headaches as a seven mile stretch of Interstate-70 will close in both directions between I-435 to the I-470/291 interchange. The closure begins Friday, September 6 at 10:00pm and will reopen at 5am Monday morning, September 9th. MoDOT...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne (4) is sacked by San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Damontre Moore (92) and defensive end Arik Armstead (91) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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August 26, 2019 - 3:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs lost backup quarterback Chad Henne to a broken ankle that will require surgery in their penultimate preseason game, and they quickly signed veteran Matt Moore on Monday to provide depth behind starter Patrick Mahomes. The Chiefs have two other...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 23, 2019 - 5:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City is now the home to the national champion 8-ball billiards team, a title earned by K-9 in Las Vegas last weekend. Kara Ridihalgh-Allen is on the team, and told KMBZ fun nights playing pool with friends turned into something much bigger. "We started our team three...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 22, 2019 - 5:18 am
Have you noticed beef getting a little cheaper at the grocery store? That's because there's more of it available on the domestic market, due in part to the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Glenn Tonsor, Ag Economics Professor at Kansas State University, says there are fewer U.S. beef...
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