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Susan Hiland / NKC Schools
KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 6:00 am
Kansas City, MO - After decades of living life apart from each other, two high school sweethearts have tied the knot in front of Oak Park High School in the Northland. Tuesday, Philip Adams (class of 87) and Shelly Watkins (class of 89) stood on the front lawn of the school to say their vows as a...
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Jim Cunningham
May 09, 2018 - 5:47 am
Law enforcement agencies around the Kansas City area are dealing with what they say is a growing problem; homeless people who want more than a handout. There are plenty of people who truly are in need and believe they have no choice but to beg for money on a street corner, but there are those who...
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May 08, 2018 - 2:31 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A three-alarm fire caused major damage to a building on the southwest corner of Armour and Swift in Northtown. Crews are still on scene of the structure fire at 1900 Swift. Please avoid the area if possible. Thank you to @happyrockfire and @KCMOFireDept for their help today...
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Marc LaVoie
May 08, 2018 - 6:54 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union has asked a federal judge to order Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to pay $51,646.16 in attorney fees and other damages as punishment for violating a court order. The ACLU detailed its costs in a court filing Monday. U.S. District Judge...
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Jim Cunningham
May 08, 2018 - 6:39 am
The Grandview C-4 School District is initiating mental health screenings for students as a way of monitoring social and emotional health among grade schoolers. The district is partnering with Cornerstones of Care to conduct school-based screenings of students in third, fourth and fifth grades. The...
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Kara Marxer
May 08, 2018 - 6:10 am
A new study from the University of Missouri says minorities are more likely to end up back in the hospital or the emergency room after a hospitalization. Millions of Americans use home health care to continue their treatment from the comfort of home, but every year, many of those people end up back...
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Bill Grady
May 08, 2018 - 5:44 am
Kansas recently approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that have religious policies against placing children with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender parents. Gov. Jeff Colyer says the law is not about discrimination, and that Kansas needs more placement...
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May 07, 2018 - 12:53 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis judge has ruled that the woman involved in an extramarital affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will be allowed to testify at his felony invasion of privacy trial next week. Circuit Judge Rex Burlison on Monday rejected claims from Greitens' attorneys that the woman'...
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Kara Marxer
May 07, 2018 - 7:02 am
Kansas City, Kansas Police Chief Terry Zeigler says his department has joined the One Mind Campaign, a movement to improve interactions with the mentally ill. A large percentage of police calls involve disturbances involving mentally ill people. Eighty percent of Kansas City, Kansas police officers...
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May 07, 2018 - 6:29 am
A nurse practitioner at Truman Medical Center is in Uganda to learn more about sickle cell disease, a genetic condition that affects formation of red blood cells. The idea began almost a year ago when Sherief, a recipient of the Young African Leadership Program, sought out Donna McCurry, a senior...
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