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'Right-to-Work'

Missouri House passes 'Right-to-Work' measure to restrict unions


As expected, once the GOP gained control of all branches of Missouri government, the so-called "Right-to-Work" legislation is front and center and moving quickly through Missouri's capital, on its way to becoming law. ... Read More
Hearing

Kansas Supreme Court to hear arguments in abortion case


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments March 16 in a case challenging a law that bans a common second-trimester abortion procedure...Read More
Dept. of Ed.

Democrats in Kansas hope to derail DeVos nomination


Kansas Democrats hope to influence a Senate vote boy voicing their opinions about the woman nominated to become the nation's next Secretary of Education. Betsy DeVos is known for her support of school choice and voucher programs in her home state of Michigan ...Read More
Looking Back

Inaugural ceremonies have grown in size, scope over the decades


As Donald Trump prepares his speech for his inauguration Friday, historians are looking back on past ceremonies, including Harry S Truman's. Truman -- the man from Independence and the nation's 33rd president -- was the first to televise his inauguration ...Read More
Flu Season

Local flu season begins slowly, viral cases beginning to strike


Doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital describe the 2017 flu season so far as "surprisingly quiet," but warn the virus is just now beginning to spread. Influenza cases are starting to show up in Kansas and Missouri ...Read More
MISSING UPDATE

UPDATE: New info in missing woman case


A 20-year-old UMKC student remains missing after disappearing early on January 16, but more details are emerging in her case. According to Kansas City police, Toni Anderson had left the adult ...Read More
Special Pros.

Special prosecutor to handle Pledger case in WYCO


The office of the new District Attorney for Wyandotte County announced today that a special prosecutor will take over the case against Tamika Pledger. Read More
Freezing Fog

Freezing fog snarls early morning commute in Kansas City


Freezing fog caused ice to form on roadways in the Kansas City area Wednesday morning, which led to traffic jams and dozens of accidents. Traffic on northbound I-635 was backed up for miles as two fender-benders blocked much of the roadway ...Read More
Inauguration

Tickets hard to come by for inauguration, presidential balls


Hundreds of thousands of people are converging on Washington D.C. for the presidential inauguration Friday and tickets are available for the politically connected. Most of the event tickets are already spoken for, and they are not easy to get, said Clay Barker, Kansas Republican Party Executive Director ...Read More
Skaters in KC

U.S. Figure Skating Championships slide into Kansas City


The U.S. Figure Skating Championships are drawing thousands of fans to venues in Kansas City and Independence this week. All of the junior and championship level events are being held at Sprint Center and all juvenile, intermediate and novice events being conducted at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence ...Read More
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