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Investigators search a rural pond in Ridgely, Missouri where two 3-year-old children died Monday
KMBC-TV
Kara Marxer
March 20, 2017 - 1:45 pm
Ridgely, MO - Three-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, died after falling into a pond in Ridgely, Missouri. The children's father called 911 just after 10;00am to report the toddlers missing. It's not clear how they got into the water. The boy was dead when emergency crews arrived. His sister died a...
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Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2017 - 6:34 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Fans mourning Chuck Berry's death can look forward to an album of mostly new material expected this year. The 90-year-old Berry died Saturday at his home near St. Louis. Berry's songs include the classics "Johnny B. Goode" and "Roll Over Beethoven." Friend Joe Edwards says he's...
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Wichita Police Dept.
Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2017 - 6:25 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Wichita police officer fatally wounded a 25-year-old man who pointed a gun at officers during an altercation that also led to the death of a police dog. The Wichita Eagle reports the incident happened Saturday night around 8 at the Lamp Lighter Mobile Home Park on the south...
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Kansas City Public Schools
Michael Ronnebaum
March 20, 2017 - 6:01 am
Two students from the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts are in Washington DC for the National Arts Advocacy Day. The academy is part of Kansas City Public Schools. Seniors Khalil Odums and Ben Rauth won the trip because of essays they wrote about "Why Education Matters". Normally, only one...
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Dan Weinbaum
March 20, 2017 - 5:47 am
Monday is E.J. Becker's first day back after taking a few weeks off for the birth and adoption of his and wife Stephanie's child, E.J. Junior. To mark the occasion of Little E.J.'s birth, KMBZ talked with a futurist to get some perspective on what life may be like for someone born in 2017...
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Jim Cunningham
March 20, 2017 - 5:11 am
Drivers can expect traffic delays in Merriam for the next few months, as road crews begin a construction project along Shawnee Mission Parkway at I-35. The road and bridge improvement project will require officials to reduce traffic to two lanes for eastbound and westbound traffic. The work is...
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Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2017 - 4:33 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A security guard asked the wife of Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall to leave the lower bowl of Bankers Life Fieldhouse after she started loudly cursing shortly after Sunday's 65-62 loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament. A police officer was eventually called and followed...
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Marc LaVoie
March 17, 2017 - 4:31 am
Three teams from Kansas play Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Division I Men's basketball tournament. All three teams will be playing at the same time, in three different cities. Kansas (28-4), the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Regional, plays No. 16 Cal-Davis (23-12) at 5:50 p.m. in Tulsa...
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