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June 12, 2017 - 7:56 am
A few people shouted slogans and carried signs when U.S. Senator Jerry Moran held a town hall meeting Monday morning in Lenexa. The event at the Lenexa Conference Center was part of the senator's Kansas Listening Tour. Some people showed up at the meeting to defend the Affordable Care Act, which...
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Marc LaVoie
June 12, 2017 - 7:27 am
Park University piano student Kenneth Broberg has been named the silver medalist at the prestigious 15th Van Cluburn International Piano Competition. The two-week event concluded over the weekend in Fort Worth, Texas. Brobert, 23, is one of four Americans in the contest and the seventh youngest. {...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:37 am
Some Missouri legislators are upset they have to go back to Jefferson City Monday for a second special session. Gov. Eric Greitens called the special session to address a St. Louis ordinance which he believes allows employers to discriminate against pro life advocates. "We had in St. Louis some...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:22 am
The father of a 19-year-old Northland homicide victim says she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Police say Robbin Baska was killed during an apparent robbery attempt at her mother's apartment at a complex in the 100 block of N.W. Harlem Road. The Kansas City Star reports Baska was at her...
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USA Today
June 10, 2017 - 11:21 am
Actor Adam West, best known for his role in the 1960's TV series Batman has died at 88 years old. Family says he passed Friday in Los Angeles after a short battle with leukemia. West died peacefully surrounded by loved ones. He is survived by his wife, six children, five grandchildren and two great...
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US Army
Dan Weinbaum
June 09, 2017 - 6:00 am
Next in our Show Me KC! series - the Buffalo Soldier Monument installed at the Ft. Leavenworth US Army base. The monument was dedicated in 1991, by Gen. Colin Powell, then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The 16-foot monument features a 19th Century US cavalryman at the reins of a horse...
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June 09, 2017 - 4:49 am
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is helping lead President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud, says he is running for governor. The Republican was announcing his 2018 bid Thursday in Lenexa, Kansas. Kobach has helped draft laws and ordinances in several states...
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Jim Cunningham
June 09, 2017 - 4:44 am
Amtrak and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad are taking a major step toward bringing back passenger train service from Kansas City to Texas. The Lone Star train from KC to Fort Worth was discontinued almost 40 years ago because of budget cuts. Amtrak and BNSF have announced the two...
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Bill Grady
June 09, 2017 - 4:27 am
Kansas City could see a September groundbreaking on a new convention center hotel. The city council Thursday approved a newly-drafted ordinance that clears the way for the new 800-room Hyatt. Developers insist taxpayers will not be financially liable if their project does not bring in enough...
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Shatterproof
Kara Marxer
June 09, 2017 - 4:09 am
A new national 5K event launches this weekend in Kansas City to raise awareness of the devastating effects of addiction on families. One of the participants is Jeremy Roush, who lost his sister, Misty Miller, only three weeks ago to alcohol addiction. Misty developed a dependency on liquor eight...
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