kansas city

Marc LaVoie
February 28, 2019 - 7:15 am
The Kansas City School District is ending a 10-year relationship with its school bus contractor. The board of education voted six to one Wednesday night in favor of a contract with Student Transportation of America, instead of renewing an agreement with First Student. First Student has sued the...
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Marc LaVoie
February 27, 2019 - 8:04 am
Kansas City, MO - Delegates to a crucial conference of The United Methodist Church, America's second-largest Protestant denomination, have rejected a move to ease the faith's ban on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy. Church leaders believe the difference in opinion will likely cause a...
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Marc LaVoie
February 27, 2019 - 4:43 am
Kansas City, MO - The morning commute was a slick one thanks to a thin layer of ice from a freezing drizzle that began falling on the Metro overnight. Patchy ice conditions made stopping and starting very difficult. Drizzle continued in the early morning hours. Temperatures were expected to reach...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 26, 2019 - 10:24 am
Kansas City, MO - A second king penguin chick has hatched and is now on exhibit at the Kansas City Zoo. The newest chick was hatched on February 2, according to zoo officials. The first king penguin chick hatched January 13 and has been named 'Blizzard'. "We need your help coming up with a fun...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 25, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Kansas City, MO - A street crew swapped out the first Paseo Boulevard street sign for a new Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard sign Monday morning. Late January, the city council voted to rename the iconic boulevard to honor the late civil rights leader MLK, Jr. Until now, no street in Kansas...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 22, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Kansas City, KS - A Wyandotte County judge has dismissed charges against the defendants in the death of Caleb Schwab at the Schlitterbahn water park in 2016. The judge ruling that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt abused the grand jury process. The park's owner, Jeff Henry, along with Verruckt...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
Bill Grady
February 22, 2019 - 5:10 am
Kansas City, MO - Demolition could begin within weeks at Kansas City International Airport, now that the Federal Aviation Authority has completed its environmental assessment. Meeting the FAA's environmental compliance requirements has been one of the hurdles to begin construction on a new single...
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Bill Grady
February 21, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Kansas City, MO - Due to the wintery weather and a record number of people staying at the shelter, the Kansas City Rescue Mission says its food pantry is out of the basics. No one is being turned away however, according to Juliann Hansen, shelter spokesperson. Hansen says the organization has been...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate
Kara Marxer
February 21, 2019 - 6:56 am
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Airport Committee is meeting Thursday, when they are expected to go over financing for the new single terminal being developed at KCI. Committee members could vote to issue $2 billion worth of bonds to pay for the project. The committee is also expected to vote on...
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Kansas City's Morning News
February 21, 2019 - 6:22 am
Jerry Jensen and Janice Consolver, brother and sister, grew up north of Kansas City and for years both of them believed there was someone else in their family, a sibling they had never met. "It was a total secret between both families," Jerry said. At the same time, 1,200 miles away, Don Fox...
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