missouri

Kara Marxer
March 05, 2019 - 6:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Tornado sirens on both sides of the state line sounded at 10 a.m. Tuesday, giving school children and others an opportunity to practice severe weather procedures. There is good reason to hold drills, especially this year, when Accuweather and other organizations are expecting an...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 28, 2019 - 6:23 am
Kansas City, MO - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says the state has a new plan to address its problem with thousands of untested rape kits. A report released in 2018 said there was an estimated 5,400 kits containing physical evidence of alleged sexual assaults. "I hope survivors are...
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Rebecca Crockett
February 18, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - Chronic wasting disease, recently called by some as "deer zombification disease," due to the nature of the symptoms, has been found in a variety of deer and elk populations in 24 states including Kansas and Missouri. The disease affects the animal's central nervous system and can...
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Dan Weinbaum
February 13, 2019 - 6:06 am
Liberty, MO - This city of around 30,000 residents on the Northeast edge of the KC Metro was settled around 1820, about a generation before the founding of Kansas City. At the time it was the farthest town west, on the edge of the American frontier. "There was a push for law and order, we had a lot...
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Dan Weinbaum
February 11, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - Valentine's Day approaches and America... we know what you've been googling. The company SatelliteInternet.com has been tracking the top searches by state on Valentine's Day for the past five years. Some results are normal, some are slightly embarassing - yes, we're looking at you...
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AP News Staff
January 31, 2019 - 1:52 pm
The NCAA handed one-year postseason bans and other penalties to Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs while placing its entire athletic department on probation Thursday after a two-year investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a former tutor. The penalties mean that the...
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Marc LaVoie
January 17, 2019 - 7:28 am
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson laid out his agenda for infrastructure and workforce development in his state of the state address. The governor proposed a new $22-million grant program to help adults get degrees they need to land high-demand jobs. He also called for $16 million for colleges and...
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Bill Grady
January 04, 2019 - 6:27 am
A bill to eliminate property taxes for senior citizens will come up in the next legislative session in Missouri. Republican state representative Bill Kidd of Independence will prefile the measure next week. It is being drafted now and could work one of two ways; an outright waiver of property tax...
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KMBZ News Staff
January 03, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Grandview, MO - A 59-year-old man is hospitalized in serious condition after falling through ice on a pond around 10:20 this morning in the 800 block of Lakeview Drive in Grandview, near I-49 and 135th. A 911 call alerted police and firefighters that the man had fallen through. According to...
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Marc LaVoie
January 03, 2019 - 6:28 am
A dedicated corps of outdoorspeople in Missouri are helping to revitalize an ancient form of hunting that utilizes the atlatl. The atlatl is usually made of wood, and it is about a foot or so in length. It extends the length of a hunter's arm, which allows him or her to throw a projectile at very...
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