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Marc LaVoie
February 20, 2019 - 7:21 am
Kansas City, MO - Contractors who are hired to clear parking lots say they are having a boom year after surviving several dry winters. "The phones ring and we keep going," said Drew Snyder, who has run KC Skyline Lawns for three years. At peak times, Skyline's plow operators have worked 24-hour...
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Marc LaVoie
February 20, 2019 - 5:31 am
Kansas City, MO - Thousands of school kids are taking another day off after a winter storm dropped a fresh blanket of snow on the Kansas City area. Most areas got at least two inches of snow. Freezing rain was reported in some areas early Wednesday. Just passed three inches here in Olathe @...
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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
AP News Staff
February 18, 2019 - 6:55 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The founding of baseball's Negro National League happened in February 1920 at a meeting in Kansas City of interested owners led by Andrew "Rube" Foster at the Paseo YMCA The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the 18th & Vine Historic District has begun a year-long...
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Marc LaVoie
February 15, 2019 - 5:46 am
Kansas City, MO - School districts around the Kansas City Metro are off again on Friday, due to several inches of snow falling throughout the day. The move may have seemed strange for parents who looked outside and saw dry streets, but forecasters have been calling for several inches of snow. "We'...
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Kara Marxer
February 14, 2019 - 9:12 pm
Kansas City, MO - If you receive a postcard warning that your car warranty is about to expire, or an envelope that reads "Urgent: Time Sensitive Material enclosed".... there's a good chance it's a scam. A mailer going around the metro that says "Vehicle Alert Notice" in big red letters, and its an...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 14, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Kansas City, MO - Two women are facing a charge of second-degree murder for the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl outside the Central Academy of Excellence (formerly Central High School). Jamya Norfleet, 21, (pictured above on the left) and Taylor McMillon, 18, were charged today in Jackson...
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Marc LaVoie
February 14, 2019 - 6:56 am
Kansas City, MO - Sir Elton John opened the Sprint Center with a concert in 2007 and 12 years later performed before a packed arena Wednesday night. Elton John, 71, is in the early part of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" Tour that is scheduled to continue through 2021. The legendary entertainer...
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Marc LaVoie
February 14, 2019 - 6:23 am
Kansas City, MO - There is anger and frustration over Tuesday night's killing of a 15-year-old girl in the parking lot of the Central Academy of Excellence. According to police, An'janique Wright, along with her twin sister Angelique, were involved in an argument with another group of girls at a...
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Museum of Good Vibes
Rebecca Crockett
February 12, 2019 - 7:34 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Museum of Good Vibes is a unique concept that's popped up in Westport. Inspired by pop-ups on the West Coast, founder and creative director Courtney Callegary thought it was something Kansas City was missing. She created her first pop-up in Lawrence that ran through December,...
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Flat tire
KMBZ News Staff
February 12, 2019 - 5:00 am
Kansas City, MO - It's pothole season, and anyone who has been on the roads has likely experienced a bump in the road. Potholes are popping up all over, causing flat tires and other issues. "It's due to rapid freezing and thawing along with wet weather," says Mike Right, with the Missouri AAA...
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