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KMBZ News Staff
November 12, 2019 - 6:36 am
SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Shawnee Mission School District teachers say they want a higher salary and smaller class sizes. Teachers voiced their needs at a board of education meeting Monday night. David Smith, spokesman for the Shawnee Mission School District, said teachers have received a three percent pay...
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Marc LaVoie
November 11, 2019 - 6:13 am
Kansas City, MO - An online petition seeks to change the name of another iconic street in Kansas City, The petition urges city leaders to change the name of J.C. Nichols Parkway to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, after voters said overwhelmingly last week they want The Paseo's name changed back...
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November 08, 2019 - 12:19 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A cold weather system had people in the Kansas City Metro wanting more than just a sweater. It also had them reaching for nose plugs. The National Weather Service speculated in a tweet that a cold front that swept into the metro Wednesday night carried farm odors with it and...
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Marc LaVoie
November 07, 2019 - 11:56 am
Kansas City, MO - A domestic violence gun ordinance passed through committee and is headed to the full Kansas City city council. The quick action on the ordinance is good news for several domestic violence shelters, said Annie Struby, with the Rose Brooks Center. "There have been pregnant women...
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November 06, 2019 - 5:37 am
Kansas City, MO - On November 4, the Trump Administration formally notified the United Nations of its intention to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord, an Obama-era hallmark policy to fight against climate change globally. While climate change isn't being tackled by the currently in...
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Marc LaVoie
November 05, 2019 - 10:16 pm
Kansas City, MO - The margin wasn't even close. Kansas City voters Tuesday overwhelmingly decided to change the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. back to its original, historic name, The Paseo. The citizens vote came ten months after the city council decided 8-4 to name the 10-mile stretch of...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 05, 2019 - 5:51 am
Kansas City, MO - The expansion and rehabilitation project at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence is making leaps and bounds. "They have completed the interior demolition," says Cassie Pikarsky with the Truman Library Institute. "They have completely knocked everything down...
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November 04, 2019 - 5:37 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you are in KCMO and find a stray dog, the next time you call animal control, it may not be the city picking up. City leaders voted in late October to shift city resources around and make some major changes to how animal control works in the city. Under the new plan, KC Animal...
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November 01, 2019 - 5:52 am
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- After a mail carrier was attacked by a dog in Lee's Summit, the USPS elected to suspend delivery service in a neighborhood in the 600 blocks of 4th Street and 4th Terrace. While service was restored in the area Oct. 31, the dog has not been located. Mark Inglett is with the...
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October 31, 2019 - 5:22 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A new ordinance goes into effect Thursday, October 31 in KCMO which, will make employers asking job seekers for salary history information illegal in the city. The ordinance was passed unanimously by the City Council in May of 2019. Wendy Doyle is the President and CEO of the...
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