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KMBZ News Staff
February 08, 2019 - 8:28 am
Kansas City, MO - The name of Bruce R. Watkins is found across Kansas City - the stretch of Highway 71, the Bruce R. Watkins Heritage Center and Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel. "He was the first African-American elected to citywide office, City Council," said his son, Bruce R. Watkins Jr. "Before...
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Marc LaVoie
February 08, 2019 - 5:40 am
Jackson County Executive Frank White announced Thursday that the courthouse would be closed for an additional dozen days as repair crews deal with water damage caused by a broken pipe. "This decision will allow our team to continue to work without interruption," White said. "The damage to the...
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Rebecca Crockett
February 07, 2019 - 7:43 pm
Kansas City, MO - The US government shutdown may be over, but a metro brewer is still feeling the effects. The shutdown put label approvals on hold for brewers across the country, including here in Kansas City. Originally set to debut this month, Martin City Brewery planned to introduce three new...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 07, 2019 - 5:13 am
Kansas City, MO - Hospitals are reporting an increase in the number of patients who have been injured from slipping and falling on ice. Doctors are treating people from bruises and broken bones. But the greatest danger is head injuries say doctors. "Typically striking your head on the concrete, and...
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Kara Marxer
February 06, 2019 - 8:33 pm
Kansas City, MO - Carol Baldwin had a red, white and blue ribbon tattooed on her hip to honor her US Marine unit that was deployed overseas a month after she got out. The problem with it - the tattoo artist didn't do a good job. She got the tattoo in 1991. "The irony of it is that she pushed so...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 06, 2019 - 4:06 pm
Kansas City, MO - The National Weather Service issued an ice storm warning for all of the Kansas City metro area. The warning lasts through noon Thursday. Periods of freezing drizzle and freezing rain will likely bring additional ice to the greater Kansas City area Wednesday into Thursday. The...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 04, 2019 - 5:21 am
Kansas City, MO - Plans to reopen the Jackson County Courthouse were put on hold as a new water line issue was discovered early Monday morning. #BreakingNews : Downtown Jackson County Courthouse Closed today Feb. 4 Due to an additional water line break that occurred, the Jackson County Courthouse...
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Bill Grady
February 04, 2019 - 5:06 am
Kansas City, MO - An eyesore for many years, the Hillside Motel on Blue Parkway is coming down. Demolition of the long vacant and rundown motel just off Eastwood Trafficway began Monday morning. Demolition is underway at the abandoned Hillside Motel at 6305 Blue Parkway. 5th District Councilwoman...
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Marc LaVoie
February 01, 2019 - 7:08 am
Administrators at the Kansas City Public School District are celebrating a major improvement in state assessment scores that could help pave the way toward full accreditation. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released its report card Friday, showing KCPS scored 82.9...
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Marc LaVoie
January 31, 2019 - 5:45 am
Kansas City, MO - On the 100th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's birth, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President Bob Kendrick reflects on Kansas City's role in shaping the young man who would break baseball's color barrier. "When he was here he fell in love with everything that is iconic with Kansas...
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