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November 14, 2017 - 5:21 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults. High pressure, which for decades has been a top reading of at least 140 or a bottom one of 90, drops to 130...
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Kara Marxer
November 13, 2017 - 6:20 am
With Black Friday only 11 days away, retailers are looking forward to a strong holiday shopping season. The National Retail Federation's annual survey shows the average American will spend $967 dollars this year on Christmas gifts, which is nearly 3.5 percent more than in 2016. And that surge is...
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Jim Cunningham
November 13, 2017 - 5:15 am
Lenexa city officials are looking at ways to improve safety and efficiency along Quivira Road, one of the busiest roadways in the area. The city is in the early stages of a study of Quivira Road from 79th Street to 99th Street. The study is being funded primarily through a Mid-America Regional...
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Marc LaVoie
November 13, 2017 - 4:37 am
Three people are dead after a shooting at a home in the 4900 block of East 17th Street in Kansas City. Officers were sent to a home for the report of a shooting around 10 a.m. Friday. They found the three victims in the house. A man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was rushed to...
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Bill Grady
November 10, 2017 - 5:10 am
He has some vacation days to burn, but Kansas City Fire Chief Paul Berardi is moving on. Berardi announced his retirement in September, and Friday is his last full day. He attends a meeting about the opening of a new Northland station and administratively speaking, the last official day is December...
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Marc LaVoie
November 09, 2017 - 6:58 am
Major League Baseball named Mike Moustakas of the Kansas City Royals its American League Comeback Player of the Year after the third baseman hit a team-record 38 home runs in 2017. Moustakas, 29, missed all but 27 games in 2016 because of a knee injury. His home run total this past season surpassed...
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Kara Marxer
November 09, 2017 - 6:28 am
Thursday Kansas City-area leaders are looking at ways to help opioid addicts and prevent more people from getting hooked. Stakeholders from the Jackson County Health Department, the city of Kansas City and the regional opioid task force are holding a summit to talk about a problem that continues to...
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