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Kara Marxer
February 02, 2018 - 5:42 am
Kansas City, MO & KS - Construction begins this weekend on the Lewis & Clark Viaduct, the portion of I-70 that connects downtown Kansas City, Missouri to downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The stretch of interstate will be closed for up to two years. The Lewis and Clark Viaduct is in danger of...
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February 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Kassius Robertson scored 22 points to help Missouri snap a three-game losing streak with a 69-60 victory over Alabama on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter overcame foul trouble to score 13 points for the Tigers (14-8, 4-5 Southeastern Conference). Fresh from a win over No. 12...
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Bill Grady
February 01, 2018 - 7:53 am
A recent report rates Missouri poorly for its traffic safety laws. According to a recent study by Advocates for Auto and Highway Safety the Show Me State is the fourth-worst in the country for safety laws. The organization recommends that states enact 16 laws to reduce traffic injuries and...
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Missouri Lt. Governor Mike Parsons
Missouri Department of Economic Development
January 30, 2018 - 12:53 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson is asking for a larger office budget to allow him to hire a personal driver. Parson said Tuesday that his budget of$541,000 needs an additional $50,000 so a driver is available for the many trips he takes on state business. The Republican...
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Bill Grady
January 26, 2018 - 4:09 am
Kansas City, MO - Former Jackson County executive Mike Sanders and his chief of staff plead guilty in federal court Friday to one count each of committing wire fraud. Sanders took money from campaign accounts he controlled after paying a long time friend for consulting work that wasn't done, with...
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© Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
January 18, 2018 - 6:21 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Kevin Puryear had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Missouri rallied in the second half to beat No. 21 Tennessee 59-55 on Wednesday night. Jontay Porter added 10 points and seven rebounds for Missouri (13-5, 3-2 Southeastern Conference). The Tigers found their rhythm in the second...
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Bill Grady
January 16, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Jackson County legislators and County Executive Frank White are going to court. Legislators are seeking a writ of prohibition in the 16th Circuit Court. They want a judge to decide who is in charge of COMBAT, the county's initiative to prevent violence, treat addiction and stop crime in the...
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Travis Walker
January 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Goveror Eric Greitens will not be traveling the state this week to promote his tax cut proposals. His spokesman said that the governor will still unveil the policy goals this week, but that he's delaying a promotional tour. The change comes just days after Greitens acknowledged...
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January 11, 2018 - 4:26 am
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens continues to deal with fallout from his sex scandal that broke after the state-of-the-state address Wednesday night. The governor admits to having an extramarital affair with his former hairdresser in 2015, but denies the woman's ex-husband's allegation that he tried to...
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January 08, 2018 - 4:34 am
Damaging Emerald Ash Borer beetles continue to spread through the Kansas City area. The small, metallic-looking beetles lay eggs in the bark of ash trees. Their larvae feed on the tissues of the tree, disrupting the movement of nutrients and water. It usually takes 2 to 5 years for trees to die...
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