KC News

May 25, 2017 - 7:47 am
Kansas legislators have advanced a bill that would phase in a $280 million increase in spending on the state's public schools over two years. The House gave the measure first-round approval Wednesday on an 81-40 vote. It plans to take another, final vote Thursday and is expected to approve it and...
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Marc LaVoie
May 25, 2017 - 7:34 am
A retired deputy with the Ray County Sheriff's Office is fighting to keep his furry companion. David Benham retired Monday and took his K-9, Diana, home. The non-profit group Ray County K-9 Committee went to get the dog from Benham's home because she is valuable to the sheriff's office and cost...
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May 25, 2017 - 7:00 am
The Kansas City's Morning News Cover Story for Thursday is "The Big Gig," about seeking and landing a job. This time of year college graduates are sending out resumes at a frantic pace. Resumes can easily be lost in the pile if they don't have something that grabs an employer's attention. Karen...
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May 24, 2017 - 12:05 pm
Healthcare insurance provider Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (BlueKC) announced today it was dropping all Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual plans in 2018. This affects approximately 67,000 customers in its 32-county service area in Missouri and Kansas. According to the company, it...
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Bill Grady
May 24, 2017 - 6:16 am
Kansas City taxpayers sounded off Tuesday night on Burns & McDonnell's plan to renovate KCI with a single terminal. A public hearing at the airport Marriott Hotel drew a packed house. More than two dozen speakers asked city council members and Burns & Mac representatives about the plan to...
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Jim Cunningham
May 24, 2017 - 6:04 am
Three men broke into an occupied home in broad daylight, rattling a peaceful neighborhood in the Northland. One of the three was armed with a handgun when they invaded the home in the Willow Woods Estates subdivision. A 20-year-old woman was struck on the back of the head. It happened around 11 a.m...
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