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Michael Ronnebaum
March 23, 2018 - 6:40 am
Sprint Center is hosting Sweet 16 games in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. Mississippi State upset No. 1 Connecticut in 2017 to win the national title, a win that snapped the longest winning streak in college basketball history at 111 games. This weekend in Kansas City the Bulldogs look to...
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September 06, 2017 - 7:21 am
Water rescue teams from Kansas emergency agencies returned from the Houston area with stories to tell about Hurricane Harvey's destruction. It was a great effort by a lot of people from across the state, said Randy Hill, search and rescue coordinator. "They ended up sending us to Katy, Texas to...
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Jim Cunningham
September 04, 2017 - 6:53 am
Friends and family of Kansas City police officers are collecting items for Texas first responders and their families who have been affected by floods. The KCPD Friends and Family organization is teaming up with Bless The Badge to collect everything from personal hygiene items to trash bags. They...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:16 am
A water rescue team from Shawnee, KS is just one of the agencies deploying to Texas to assist residents who are still dealing with deep floodwater following the historic deluge brought by Hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Harvey. The Shawnee team left in the middle of the night (photo below) and is...
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Jim Cunningham
August 31, 2017 - 4:55 am
The storm system known as Harvey continues to dissipate and move northward after dumping a U.S.-record 52 inches of rain on the Houston area, leaving some to ask whether the hurricane and tropical storm are part of something bigger. Kansas City has also received an unusually high amount of rain...
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August 29, 2017 - 11:47 am
Here in Kansas City, we're wondering what we can do to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the flood disaster occuring in Houston. These organizations - most based in the affected region - could use direct financial support to help those impacted by Harvey. This list is by no means...
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Bill Grady
August 29, 2017 - 6:01 am
Kansas City, MO - Two local men who brought out their very large military-surplus wrecker during recent flooding in Kansas City are now heading to Houston. Cyrus Dawson owns Stonehenge Landscape and Design. Along with business partner Spencer Sherf, are taking their HEMTT A4 M984A4 Recovery Truck (...
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August 26, 2017 - 7:23 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Houston officials continue to urge people to shelter in place and stay off flooded roadways as Harvey continues to batter the nation's fourth-largest city. Public Information Officer Keith Smith said Sunday that rescue efforts continue and now are focused on those who...
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August 09, 2017 - 7:48 am
NEWTON, Kan. (AP) - Police in the southern Kansas town of Newton say a man suspected in the slayings of his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter has been arrested in Texas. Authorities say 24-year-old Alyssa Runyon and daughter Zaylynn Paz were found dead shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday by Runyon's...
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Jim Cunningham
June 09, 2017 - 4:44 am
Amtrak and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad are taking a major step toward bringing back passenger train service from Kansas City to Texas. The Lone Star train from KC to Fort Worth was discontinued almost 40 years ago because of budget cuts. Amtrak and BNSF have announced the two...
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