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March 08, 2017 - 9:46 pm
A massive grass fire raging in two Kansas counties has set a state record for the biggest involving a single blaze. Kansas Division of Emergency Management spokeswoman Katie Horner says an estimated 861 square miles of land have been blackened in Comanche and Clark counties as of Wednesday. The 625...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:48 pm
A Kansas City family is short on answers after a man was shot to death while walking his dog. Someone found 66-year-old David Lenox dead around 11 p.m. on February 27. Lenox's son, Mike, said his father must have been targeted at random while walking the dog in the gated Willow Creek apartment...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:40 pm
Cleanup and repairs following tornadoes in Oak Grove and Smithville are expected to take several weeks. The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-3 tornado tore through the Oak Grove Monday night, damaging 483 homes and around a dozen commercial structures. The damage path is about seven...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:32 pm
Storm shelters are the Wednesday focus for the KMBZ Cover Story, When Seconds Count. The cover story coincides with Severe Weather Awareness Week. A workshop in Harrisonville specializes is manufacturing shelters that can withstand the power of an EF-5 tornado. Mike Vogt has spent much of his...
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March 07, 2017 - 9:58 pm
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens urged citizens to stay strong during his visit Tuesday to Oak Grove, which was heavily damaged by an EF-3 tornado Monday evening. The governor posted the following statement on his Facebook account: I’d ask all Missourians to stop today and say a prayer for the people...
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