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Kara Marxer
February 08, 2018 - 4:48 am
Lawrence, Kansas resident Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, remains in federal immigration custody in El Paso after being granted a stay from deportation. According to Rekha Sharma-Crawford, Jamal's attorney, a judge granted the stay Wednesday, February 7, but it wasn't made known before Jamal was loaded onto...
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Kara Marxer
February 05, 2018 - 6:40 am
A local college professor could soon be deported back to his home country, but not if an online effort is successful. More than 20,000 people have signed an online petition to stop Syed Jamal from being deported back to Bangladesh. The chemistry professor has been living in the U.S. for 30 years...
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Michael Ronnebaum
January 17, 2018 - 4:35 am
A student at Park University is one of only five Americans invited to play at the Singapore International Violin Competition later in January. Laurel Gagnon tells KMBZ she started playing the violin when she was only three. "I used to listen to Dvořák violin concerto on repeat when I was eight or...
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Bill Grady
July 25, 2017 - 6:31 am
Parkville, MO - A major scientific find at Park University serves as a reminder that much of the Kansas City Northland was a swamp millions of years ago. An amateur paleontologist found a fossil of a 300,000,000-year-old plant on the edge of the woods, adjacent to the school's main campus. The...
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Marc LaVoie
June 12, 2017 - 7:27 am
Park University piano student Kenneth Broberg has been named the silver medalist at the prestigious 15th Van Cluburn International Piano Competition. The two-week event concluded over the weekend in Fort Worth, Texas. Brobert, 23, is one of four Americans in the contest and the seventh youngest. {...
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Michael Ronnebaum
May 15, 2017 - 4:25 pm
Parkville, MO - Students and faculty from Park University are using ground penetrating radar to identify unmarked graves at the Old Parkville Cemetery along 9 Highway just north of downtown Parkville. The cemetery was in use from 1840-1970, although use of the cemetery peaked around 1850 during the...
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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill stands at the podium in the Park University chapel where she held a town hall on April 13th
Bill Grady
April 13, 2017 - 6:26 pm
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill fielded plenty of questions at a town hall meeting at Park University in Parkville on Thursday. Her town hall meetings have been in heavily GOP districts because she says it's important to hear from those who oppose her. Some in the audience held up colored sheets...
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