KCMO Water Dept
April 02, 2018 - 1:07 pm
Kansas City, MO - Workers replacing an old water line in the 18th and Vine District discovered what may be the underpinnings of an old rail line. The KCMO water department is replacing a 136-year-old 8-inch water main under 18th Street in the Jazz District with a new 12-inch pipe. While digging a...
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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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March 27, 2018 - 7:07 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. says he is declaring for the NBA draft. The 6-foot-10 forward made the announcement on Instagram on Monday "after talking it over with my coaches and my family." The Michael Porter Jr. era lasted a total of three games, 30 points and 53 minutes...
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Bill Grady
March 27, 2018 - 6:20 am
Earlier this month, the Missouri state senate approved a bill supporting industrial hemp. Now, US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says he will introduce legislation to legalize the production of industrial hemp. Once a major crop in the US, hemp has been grown on an experimental basis in a...
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March 16, 2018 - 11:54 am
More than 200 chickens rescued from a cockfighting operation in southwestern Missouri are now in Independence in the care of the Great Plains SPCA. A week ago, the Stone County Sheriff's department searching for drugs dismantled a cockfighting operation on a farm near Branson. Berry Davis, 52, is...
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Gov Eric Greitens smiles during an event
March 14, 2018 - 1:44 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Democratic consultant says he is filing a new ethics complaint alleging Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens falsely reported how his campaign obtained a donor list from a charity he founded. The complaint Wednesday from former state Democratic Party Chairman Roy Temple also...
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Jim Cunningham
March 06, 2018 - 6:11 am
Oak Grove residents are marking the first anniversary of the EF-3 tornado that struck the town, damaging close to 500 homes and businesses. The early-season twister was one of dozens that struck three states the night of March 6, 2017. Oak Grove woman recalls terrifying night, 1 year after...
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This is a Winter picture of the historic Missouri State Capitol Building in falling snow located in Jefferson City, Missouri in Cole County. This building was designed by the architects Tracy & Swartout, it is an example of Classical Revival ar hitecture,
Jim Roberts
February 22, 2018 - 6:35 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -Missouri's Republican House leaders say they are forming a group of lawmakers to investigate Gov. Eric Greitens following his indictment on a felony invasion-of-privacy charge. House Speaker Todd Richardson issued a statement Thursday with other House leaders saying they "will...
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February 21, 2018 - 4:41 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill outlawing so-called "revenge porn." The bill, introduced by Republican Jim Neely, would outlaw "nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images." An amendment added by Neely also would ban people from...
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February 12, 2018 - 6:53 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are considering whether to mark an official day to celebrate sliced bread. A bill pending in the state House would designate July 7 as Missouri Sliced Bread Day. Supporters say the bill is needed to promote tourism in the northern Missouri city of...
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