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KC Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes at Arrowhead in the snow during a game against the NE Patriots
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Marc LaVoie
December 18, 2019 - 9:08 am
Kansas City, MO - The Chiefs are once again well-represented in the Pro Bowl, with six players named on the AFC team. The NFL released the names of players on the AFC and NFC teams for the game to be played in Orlando, Fla. January 26. The Chiefs have the third-highest number of Pro Bowl players in...
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Man in Jail
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KMBZ News Staff
December 06, 2019 - 6:16 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A deal has been struck between Kansas City and Jackson County to house some of the inmates displaced when the Heartland Correctional Center near downtown shuts down. Mayor Quinton Lucas said he's proud a solution has been found. "We saw that there was a challenge with the...
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Traffic on Highway
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KMBZ News Staff
December 06, 2019 - 4:15 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Multiple portions of westbound I-435 will be closed for signage work and shoulder repairs beginning Thursday, December 5, with rolling closures of various portions of the road scheduled through Friday, December 13. MoDOT said the closures will take place between I-435 and the...
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Tenants Bill of Rights
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KMBZ News Staff
December 03, 2019 - 8:45 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After three hours of debate Monday night, the Kansas City Special Committee on Housing Policy approved a Tenants Bill of Rights ordinance. It aims to prevent discrimination based on things like past arrests, income or eviction history. "The motion passes, this will be heard...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Tyreek Hill watches from the bench during an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. It would be an understatement to the greatest degree to say that Chiefs wide receiver has had an eventful year, one marked by the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Now, he’s hoping to return from a hamstring injury in time to help Kansas City win a fourth consecutive AFC West championship. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
AP News Staff
November 27, 2019 - 3:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It would be an understatement to say that Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has had an eventful year, one marked by the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. It began with Hill wrapping up a record-setting season by helping the Chiefs to the AFC title game, a year of...
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dog shelter
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KMBZ News Staff
November 27, 2019 - 6:03 am
Bonner Springs, KS - An independent KC Metro animal shelter is shutting down operations at the end of the year. The Bonner Animal Rescue shelter is closing because they're having a hard time keeping the facility staffed 24/7, says shelter board member Janet Crouch. "Unfortunately, in order to...
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A nurse assists with a blood donation
Dan Weinbaum
November 26, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Kansas City, MO - A shortage at a KC Metro blood bank is revealing some generational differences in how, or even if, we donate blood. Going into the Thanksgiving week, the Community Blood Center declared a blood emergency - meaning it doesn't have a seven-day supply of all blood types on hand. "...
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Kansas City Manager Troy Schulte, who will soon work for Jackson County
Kansas City Communications Office
Marc LaVoie
November 25, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Kansas City, MO - KCMO city manager Troy Schulte is going to work for Jackson County sooner than expected, following the approval of an employment contract by the Jackson County Legislature. Schulte will serve as county administrator, a position that was created for him. His state date is December...
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Buck O'Neil Bridge
KMBZ News Staff
November 22, 2019 - 6:51 am
Kansas City, MO - Plan ahead if you're heading downtown this weekend, because multiple roads will be closed. Roads in the north and west sides of the downtown loop will be closed beginning at midnight on Saturday, November 23 until just before midnight on Monday, November 24. Traffic will be...
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Black cat looking out window
Whiskers Cat Cafe
Rebecca Crockett
November 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - A year ago Audrey Boese took a risk - opening a cat-centric cafe with high hopes for success. During its first year in business, the Whiskers Cat Cafe , at 37th and SW Trafficway, has held numerous cat yoga sessions, painting with cats parties, as well as working with KC Pet...
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