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Iron District
Rebecca Crockett
August 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
North Kansas City, MO - The Iron District is like a grassroots version of the Las Vegas Downtown Container Park. Eighteen shipping containers are arranged on the corner of 16th Avenue and Iron Street and will become Northtown's newest food and retail park. Co-developer Rachel Kennedy says the park...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 21, 2019 - 5:09 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri is facing a shortage of veterinarians qualified to treat large animals, such as horses, cattle and even bigger dogs. It's not just Missouri with the problem, though. According to Bob Larson, Professor of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, the issue is...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 20, 2019 - 5:08 am
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. --When you're driving home after a long day and you end up behind a school bus, will you slow down and stop when that red sign goes out? As it turns out, a lot of drivers won't. But they should, said Jim Carroll, a bus driver with the Kansas City Christian School, who has been...
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Marc LaVoie
August 19, 2019 - 6:56 am
Kansas City, MO - Police say four teenagers were wounded in a shooting in a hotel room at the Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza at 770 West 47th Street. The gunshots were reported before 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Investigators believe one person fired all the shots after an argument broke out at a...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 19, 2019 - 5:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Ricky Kidd has his life back after he spent 23 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit. But for his dedicated team of lawyers, including Tricia Bushnell, Executive and Legal Director for the Midwest Innocence Project, justice for Ricky is a welcome cause for celebration...
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Bill Grady
August 16, 2019 - 5:49 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- An expert in post-traumatic stress disorder believes better therapy could prevent tragic events like the killing of an Overland Park woman and her husband's death at the hands of Kansas City, Kansas police. Retired Army Ranger Charles Roy Pearson was shot to death as he pointed...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 16, 2019 - 4:50 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A local pedestrian-focused transportation organization is hitting back at critics of improvements to bike paths and sidewalks on Kansas City's east side. Michael Kelley, Policy Director for Bike Walk KC, said in order for Kansas City to create opportunities in the areas that...
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Do816 / 816 Day
KMBZ News Staff
August 15, 2019 - 5:07 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- August 16 is designated as the officially unofficial holiday celebrating all things Kansas City. 816 Day, in its second year, will draw crowds up and down the Streetcar Line from Union Station north to the River Market. Sue Patterson, Director of Market and Events for City...
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Heritage Auctions
AP News Staff
August 13, 2019 - 7:44 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A bidder from Nebraska has paid $920,000 for a house designed and built by iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports that Heritage Auctions says the new owner wants to remain anonymous for now, but the bidder plans to honor...
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Bill Grady
August 13, 2019 - 6:32 am
Kansas City, MO - This morning, police officers and volunteers went door to door in the neighborhood around 83rd and Tracy hading out flyers, hoping to find someone who saw or heard something that will lead to the arrest of Brian Bartlett's killer. The 8-year-old boy was shot to death while he...
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