Person of the Week

Kansas City's Morning News
March 08, 2019 - 6:49 am
In 2003, Julie Moise remembers saying, "Oh good, it's just the flu." Then her baby, Ian, grew sicker and died of flu complications. Kansas City's Morning News March 08, 2019 - 12:30 pm Baby's tragic death inspires couple's flu vaccine campaign Julie and Glen Moise know from their family's...
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Kansas City's Morning News
March 01, 2019 - 7:32 am
Kansas City, MO - Paul Kavanaugh is an attorney in Kansas City who decided to take some of his earnings to form a charitable foundation that is helping people thousands of miles from home. "I grew up in a large family, five brothers and sisters, and we all grew up on welfare," Kavanaugh remembers...
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Kansas City's Morning News
February 15, 2019 - 10:50 am
Kansas City, MO - Peter Newman is a certified public accountant who has hosted Moneyline on KMBZ for more than 30 years. Peter was born in Vienna, Austria in 1938, not too long after the Nazis took over. He and his family are Jewish. Peter and his parents fled Austria for Yugoslavia. They then fled...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 08, 2019 - 8:28 am
Kansas City, MO - The name of Bruce R. Watkins is found across Kansas City - the stretch of Highway 71, the Bruce R. Watkins Heritage Center and Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel. "He was the first African-American elected to citywide office, City Council," said his son, Bruce R. Watkins Jr. "Before...
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Kansas City's Morning News
January 25, 2019 - 9:02 am
When KCPD Sgt. Kristy Goodin is not patrolling the streets around East Patrol, she spends time working security and acting as a goodwill ambassador at the Kansas City Zoo. Goodin talks about the chimps almost as if they were her children. She has developed a strong bond in four years of working at...
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E.J. Becker
January 18, 2019 - 8:59 am
This guy knows how to tailgate! Tailgating with a Chiefs Super fan
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E.J. Becker
January 16, 2019 - 11:45 am
Kansas City, MO - Little Jack Palmer was not expected to survive. But on his first birthday, parents Tiffany and Chuck Palmer are celebrating the son they call their miracle baby. Recently, the family joined E.J. & Ellen in studio during Kansas City's Morning News. About halfway through Tiffany...
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Kansas City's Morning News
June 08, 2018 - 9:01 am
Since he was born, doctors have known Jack Palmer would need a heart-lung transplant to survive. In late May, Jack, who is four months old, received the potentially life-saving procedure. Listen to this inspring update to his story here. Kansas City's Morning News June 08, 2018 - 12:30 pm Baby Jack...
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Kansas City's Morning News
June 01, 2018 - 5:56 am
When a group of young military men known as the Mercury 7 were among the most admired and best-known people in America, there was another team working just as hard, with almost none of the recognition. Sarah Ratley of Kansas City was on that team, known as the Mercury 13, the subject of a...
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Kansas City's Morning News
April 27, 2018 - 6:45 am
Anyone who has visited the Kansas City Zoo in the past six years has probably met E.J. and Ellen's Person of the Week, Bruce Turrell, the zoo's greeter. "I've probably talked to people from 40 different countries by now, every state in the union probably," said Bruce, the first and last person most...
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