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Bill Grady
May 12, 2017 - 6:44 am
Clay Chastain is back with another petition measure for Kansas City that pushes for an ambitious expansion of the city's streetcar system, which leaves a lot of people asking about the transportation activist's end game. The city clerk is scheduled to send final documentation on Chastain's latest...
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Kansas City International Airport
Marc LaVoie
May 12, 2017 - 6:10 am
One of Kansas City's largest employers is stepping forward with a bold plan to take over financing and construction of a single-terminal project at Kansas City International Airport. Burns & McDonnell, the world's third-largest airport engineering firm, is proposing that it take over the job of...
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May 11, 2017 - 5:55 pm
Independence, MO - Four years after the original 'Pioneer Woman' statue was stolen from in front of the National Frontier Trails Museum, a new statue has taken her place. In June 2013, vandals stole the original 'Pioneer Woman' and destroyed her as they attempted to sell the metal for scrap. A...
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May 11, 2017 - 5:17 pm
Blue Springs, MO - The sound of gunfire brought police rushing to a north Blue Springs neighborhood today, prompted a manhunt and locked down three schools. Deputy Chief Bob Muenz says a resident thought he heard a gunshot next door,came outside with his gun, and opened fire on four men who were...
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May 11, 2017 - 9:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the U.S. election system. That's according to three White House officials. One official says Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas...
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University of Kansas
May 11, 2017 - 7:44 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - University of Kansas police have completed their investigation of a reported rape at a dorm for basketball players and other male students and sent their findings to the county prosecutor's office. Douglas County District Attorney spokeswoman Cheryl Wright Kunard said Wednesday...
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Jim Cunningham
May 11, 2017 - 7:30 am
The new Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center is preparing to open after years of planning and construction. Artists, landscapers and other contractors are putting the final touches on the project located at 8788 Metcalf in Overland Park. VIDEO: Take a tour inside before it opens The county has...
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May 11, 2017 - 6:02 am
The KMBZ Cover Story this week focuses on Horrible Bosses - supervisors who make working for a living a miserable experience. A recent Gallup poll shows nearly half of all US employees have quit a job because of management. Hating one's job can cause more than just headaches. Studies show stress at...
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May 10, 2017 - 1:17 pm
The supermarket chain Hy-Vee is stepping into the fight against the opioid epidemic in the US by offering Naloxone without a prescription. The new policy applies in four out of eight states where it has pharmacies - Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Naloxone is a nasal spray used to...
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JOCO Library
Jim Cunningham
May 10, 2017 - 12:43 pm
Shawnee, KS - Construction officially got underway today at Shawnee Mission Parkway and K-7 on a new two-story $18-million library. It's Johnson County's 14th library and the first to be built since 1994. JOCO Community Relations Coordinator Christopher Leitch says while it has all the 21-century...
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