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Mother wraps child in bubblewrap to protect him from the world
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KMBZ News Staff
October 30, 2019 - 5:27 am
Kansas City, MO - It's the latest buzz phrase in parenting - 'snowplow parents' who go out of their way to make their kid's lives easy - too easy - and push all adversity and problems out of their way. But how healthy is that for young children and teens? These parents take 'helicopter parenting'...
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country music artist Luke Bryan on stage in concert
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KMBZ News Staff
October 29, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Kansas City, MO - Insert country song lyric about weather here. Mother Nature is once again affecting a planned outdoor concert by country music artist Luke Bryan. Bryan was set to perform at MC Farms in Louisburg, KS on October 3rd. Heavy rains and muddy ground kept the stage crew from loading in...
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1920s man and woman stand at the door of a speakeasy bar
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Bill Grady
October 29, 2019 - 9:21 am
Kansas City, MO - What if a federal law passed... and an entire city decided to ignore it? A century ago that happened with the 18th Amendment, and the passage of the Volstead Act in 1919 enforcing the Prohibition amendment. Kansas City ignored it. And the city became a place where almost anybody...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 29, 2019 - 5:07 am
Kansas City, MO - Voters in Kansas are being asked to weigh in on the Kansas Eliminate Revision of Census Population Amendment when they head to the polls on Tuesday, November 5. Constitutional Amendment 1 is a polling question that has flown largely under the radar. It would reverse a provision...
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four people play pickleball, a game like tennis with a wiffle ball
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Marc LaVoie
October 28, 2019 - 8:15 am
Kansas City, MO - Three of his peers have committed suicide since his freshman year, and now high school senior Christian Taylor is putting on his own fundraiser to bring more attention to mental health and teen suicide. He's organized All Hands in KC , which runs from 5pm to 8pm on Sunday, Nov. 3...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 28, 2019 - 6:06 am
Kansas City, MO - A local restaurant has begun sealing their food delivery orders with tape after customers complained that delivery drivers were eating their food. We set out to check on what regulations exist in the Kansas City Metro around food delivery, especially in the age of third-party...
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Rebecca Crockett
October 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, KS - He's been making videos since he was nine, but when Garrett Clark asked his parents for an Instagram account to post his golf trick shot videos, they didn't want him on social media. He explained that those videos could get him noticed by a college recruiter and that's all it took...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 25, 2019 - 5:45 am
Kansas City, MO - Could you go without Internet, cable TV, streaming services or even cellular data? One local woman has been living like that for years. "It was just a matter of finances. Things got too expensive," says Nancy. Nancy said she was paying hundreds of dollars every year for channels...
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Exterior of a vacant building to be used for pre-k classrooms
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Rebecca Crockett
October 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - The North Kansas City School District has purchased side by side retail space, formerly a Hobby Lobby and Price Chopper, at N. 64th Street and Antioch in Gladstone, to consolidate their pre-K program. Rochel Daniels, assistant superintendent of organizational development with the...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 24, 2019 - 5:59 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a new report showing that so far this year in Kansas City, around 1,900 manufacturing jobs have been lost. Former Kansas City Manufacturing Network Executive Director Donna Gordon told KMBZ it's been a tough year for the manufacturing...
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