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Bill Grady
October 04, 2017 - 6:13 am
The Las Vegas mass shooting has thrust so-called bump stocks into the public spotlight. Reports indicate two of the devices were found on weapons in the hotel room of the shooter, Stephen Paddock. Unlike a standard stock that is firmly fixed to a rifle, a bump stock allows the body of the rifle to...
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Dan Weinbaum
October 03, 2017 - 8:34 am
Rockstar Tom Petty of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers fame passed away late Monday, according to his manager. Petty, 66, was not breathing and in full cardiac arrest when police found him earlier in the day. EMTs confirmed that they were able to get a pulse after responding to his home. Petty was...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:43 am
More than 150 people were blocking a busy St. Louis street as a fourth day of protests begins over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. At least 80 people were arrested over the weekend. Peaceful daytime protests gave way to sometimes violent...
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September 08, 2017 - 12:01 pm
Join us Sunday morning to end the stigma of talking about mental health. Tune in to 98.1 KMBZ for our two-hour, commercial-free broadcast of I'm Listening - on World Suicide Prevention Day - featuring personal stories from musicians and artists like including Metallica, Logic and more. By taking...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:16 am
A water rescue team from Shawnee, KS is just one of the agencies deploying to Texas to assist residents who are still dealing with deep floodwater following the historic deluge brought by Hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Harvey. The Shawnee team left in the middle of the night (photo below) and is...
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August 29, 2017 - 11:47 am
Here in Kansas City, we're wondering what we can do to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the flood disaster occuring in Houston. These organizations - most based in the affected region - could use direct financial support to help those impacted by Harvey. This list is by no means...
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August 26, 2017 - 7:23 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Houston officials continue to urge people to shelter in place and stay off flooded roadways as Harvey continues to batter the nation's fourth-largest city. Public Information Officer Keith Smith said Sunday that rescue efforts continue and now are focused on those who...
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June 17, 2017 - 11:18 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case are praising the accuser and say she's "entitled to a verdict in this case." District Attorney Kevin Steele spoke to reporters after the judge declared a mistrial Saturday. Steele says he's disappointed the jury was unable to...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrate after game five of the 2017 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena.
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Kyle McCann
June 13, 2017 - 10:11 am
With a 129-120 win in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors have won their second championship in three years. Finals MVP Kevin Durant dropped 39 and Stephen Curry added 34 with 10 assists. The Warriors bested LeBron James , who scored 41-points as part of a triple-double, and the...
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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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