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Marc LaVoie
March 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
KC Water is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory to customers who may have experienced low water pressure due to water main break. The affected area is bounded by E. 47th Street on the north, Blue Parkway on the south, Coal Mine Road on the west, and I-435 on the east. Also affected is an...
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Kara Marxer
March 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
The Boston Pops orchestra is performing Friday night at Kansas City's Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The show is called "By George! The Boston Pops Plays Gershwin." The concert will be an unusual one, said conductor Keith Lockhart. "When we go on tour we often play such a wide variety of...
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Demolition of an old hotel
Dan Weinbaum
March 20, 2017 - 12:33 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Royale Inn is nearly no more. Demolition began on the old hotel at the corner of The Paseo and Independence Avenue Monday morning. The demo is part of the $12 million Paseo Gateway project the city has launched to revitalize and beautify this section of the Historic Northeast...
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Kansas City Public Schools
Michael Ronnebaum
March 20, 2017 - 6:01 am
Two students from the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts are in Washington DC for the National Arts Advocacy Day. The academy is part of Kansas City Public Schools. Seniors Khalil Odums and Ben Rauth won the trip because of essays they wrote about "Why Education Matters". Normally, only one...
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March 17, 2017 - 3:35 pm
Bill Grady, a longtime reporter for KMBZ, was named the honorary Irishman of the Year by the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee for the 2017 Kansas City parade. His connection to the old sod is strong and he's done in-depth reporting of the exploration of his family connections on both sides of the...
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March 17, 2017 - 1:58 pm
Kansas City, MO - Two children were killed and two adults were seriously injured in a car crash on the city's far east side Friday morning. Kari Thompson with the Kansas City police says just after 11:00am they arrived on the scene at 12th and Ewing to find three occupants of a vehicle had been...
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Michael Ronnebaum
March 17, 2017 - 12:55 pm
Kansas City, MO - What's the proper way to serve a pint of Guinness? Guinness has been around since 1759 and is one of the more recognizable beers on the planet - but few people know how to serve Guinness properly, or at least the way the company and millions of people say it should be done. There'...
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Dan Weinbaum
March 16, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Kansas City, MO - A man in a wheelchair was killed by a city water truck just after 1:00pm Thursday at the intersection of 63rd and Prospect. According to Kansas City police, the driver made a turn at the intersection and says he thought something had fallen off the truck. He turned around to come...
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Bill Grady
March 16, 2017 - 4:37 am
Kansas City's St. Patrick's Day parade is consistently rated as one of the nation's best, and police want it to be rated the safest, too. One way to achieve greater security, just add more officers, said Maj. Jim Connelly, the special operations commander for the parade. "We will have enough police...
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Toni Anderson
Dan Weinbaum
March 15, 2017 - 1:40 pm
Kansas City, MO - A body found in a vehicle recovered Friday night from the Missouri River has been positively identified as that of missing 20-year-old Toni Anderson. Her family had already confirmed it was Anderson. Anderson went missing January 15th, 2017 under mysterious circumstances, yet...
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