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Kansas City's Morning News
March 30, 2018 - 5:00 am
Before they moved to Oakland, the old Philadelphia Athletics baseball team set up in Kansas City in 1955 and played in Municipal Stadium until 1967. A's owner Charlie Finley was known for gimmicks to draw attention and in 1964 added a woman to the radio broadcast booth. Betty Caywood was that woman...
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March 29, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy has now opened in Kansas City just a short throw out the back door of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Parade Park. A ribbon cutting this morning officialy marked the opening of the $21 million facility, half of which were raised...
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March 28, 2018 - 5:35 pm
Kansas City, MO - Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss the next four to six weeks of baseball, after slipping while carrying luggage, causing a Grade Two tear in his MCL. Salvador Perez in knee brace after suffering a grade two MCL tear after slipping while carrying his luggage. Out 4-6 weeks. @...
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Jackson Co Prosecutor
March 28, 2018 - 12:26 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County Prosecutor announced a new program today to aid the victims of crime. The program - Caring for Crime Survivors - will place a special emphasis on gun violence victims, according to prosecutor Jean Peters Baker, and look to build better relations between law...
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March 28, 2018 - 10:52 am
Kansas City, MO -There's a buzz of activity at Kauffman Stadium from the front office to the field itself for the opening day of baseball in Kansas City. Fresh paint.-- #OpeningDay #RaisedRoyal pic.twitter.com/oxWHD0Ukkk — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) March 28, 2018 Windows are being cleaned,...
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Bill Grady
March 28, 2018 - 5:51 am
At his seventh state of the city address Tuesday Mayor Sly James said Kansas City is headed in the right direction, but there is a lot more to accomplish. James told a packed house at Plexpod Westport Commons that while the city has taken some big steps forward with KCI and the downtown convention...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Kara Marxer
March 21, 2018 - 5:55 am
The Mid-America Regional Council is hosting an open house 4:30 - 6:30 Wednesday, March 21st to show the public its options for the future of the Buck O'Neil Bridge (formerly Broadway Bridge). Another open house will be held Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 at iWerx in North Kansas City. The Missouri...
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KCPD
Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2018 - 9:56 am
Kansas City, MO - Police hope a composite sketch will help crack a case that has gone cold. The KCPD released a sketch of a suspect in the January fatal shooting of 32-year-old Jaclyn Burkhart. Police Detective Jason Findley says she was gunned down on a sidewalk. Findley says they do not think she...
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Kansas City Fire Historical Society
Bill Grady
March 19, 2018 - 5:58 am
The Kansas City Fire Historical Society is showing off a restored piece of firefighting history - a 1927 Ahrens-Fox pumper engine. The fire engine is ready for public viewing after an extensive restoration, said Paul Ferguson, KCFHS president. "It works just like on day one," Ferguson said. "It...
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Marc LaVoie
March 19, 2018 - 4:17 am
Kansas City, Mo - Wonderscope, the popular hands-on children's museum, is moving to South Kansas City from Shawnee, Kansas. Despite the Monday morning rain, a ceremonial groundbreaking took place at the new site. Wonderscope celebrates its groundbreaking. Coming to Red Bridge in spring of 2019. #...
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