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March 15, 2018 - 11:03 am
Kansas City, MO - A new, expansive and inclusive play area is already under construction at the Kansas City Zoo. A post shared by Deborah Wiebrecht (@varietychildrenscharity) on The Zoo is working with the local non-profit Variety the Children’s Charity of Greater Kansas City to build the play area...
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Hundreds of students gather outside at Oak Park High School as part of a nationwide walkout on Wednesday
Jim Cunningham
March 14, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Kansas City, MO - Students across the Metro joined others nationwide for a walkout on Wednesday morning, marking the one-month anniversary of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida where 17 people died. About 250 students at Oak Park High in the Northland took...
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The Blue Line Bar
March 05, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Kansas City, MO - Despite a ruling from a judge that she be allowed to stay until a March 12th hearing, federal immigration agents deported Leticia Stegall last week from Kansas City, sending her to Mexico, according to her husband. Supporters are holding a rally Monday evening to show support for...
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Missouri Dept. of Transportation
Jim Cunningham
February 28, 2018 - 4:52 am
Demolition on a busy thoroughfare ramp will require detours for thousands of Kansas City-are drivers beginning this weekend, and preparation begins Wednesday. Engineers with the Missouri Department of Transportation made plans to begin closing the flyover ramp to westbound Route 210 from Interstate...
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Bill Grady
February 28, 2018 - 4:07 am
The head of security for Shawnee Mission Schools says the district has had multiple close calls over the past few years involving potential school shooters. John Douglass was a veteran of law enforcement long before he took over as Executive Director of Emergency Services in the school district. He...
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February 27, 2018 - 1:44 pm
Kansas City, MO - Originally, the Choges were told they'd be having twins. But after a second opinion, Nicole and Caleb Choge learned they would be having identical triplets. Nicole gave birth to three healthy, but premature, identical boys last Thursday night at Truman Medical Center Ron, Elkanah...
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KMBC
Marc LaVoie
February 26, 2018 - 4:20 am
A man turned heads for about 90 minutes Sunday as he led police on a chase, riding naked on a four-wheel ATV in the Northland. "Thankfully, we don't see that every day," said Capt. Will Akin, Clay County Sheriff's Office. "It might be comical, but think of all the lives that were put in danger...
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Travis Walker
February 23, 2018 - 4:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Not long after spending 136 days aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer captivated hundreds of Kansas City students at Burns & McDonnell by sharing that they all have something in common: a passion for science, technology, engineering and math, or...
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Kansas City Streetcar Authority
Jim Cunningham
February 19, 2018 - 4:17 am
The Kansas City streetcar system is picking up speed by making some adjustments to downtown traffic signals and scheduling. The changes are expected to result in more frequent arrivals, more streetcars on the line and less layover time at Union Station. "We're moving from a 30-minute round trip to...
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Harvesters
Bill Grady
February 14, 2018 - 6:12 am
Kansas City, MO - The St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee is teaming up with Harvesters for its 33rd-annual Go for the Green food drive. Thousands of people in the Kansas City area are considered food-insecure, meaning they may not know where their next meals are coming from. One in seven people in...
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