kansas city

September 08, 2017 - 4:53 am
Amazon, bursting out of its Seattle headquarters, is hunting for a second home. Must haves: A prime location, close to transit, with plenty of space to grow. Kansas City economic leaders believe their city would be an ideal fit for the online retailing giant. The City is already working to develop...
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September 07, 2017 - 7:01 am
Kansas City's new police chief is preparing to tackle the city's climbing homicide rate. Chief Rick Smith said he wants to spend more time on the street with his officers. "I want to have some of that interaction with the people that I've work with for years," Smith said. "I don't want to get...
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Kansas City Irish Fest
Bill Grady
September 01, 2017 - 4:34 am
The 15th annual Kansas City Irish Fest begins 5:30 p.m. Friday at Crown Center and runs through the Labor Day weekend. Today's the day! The 15th Kansas City Irish Fest opens at 5:00 pm!! Who's in?? #mightycraic #celticprideincowtown — KCIrishFest (@KCIrishFest) September 1, 2017 Events include a...
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Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle
August 31, 2017 - 6:43 am
A local organization based in Peculiar, Missouri is in Houston providing hungry storm victims with barbeque, a Kansas City specialty. Operation BBQ Relief began after the devastating EF-5 tornado tore through Joplin , and since its inception six years ago, has deployed to 34 disasters in 21 states...
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August 29, 2017 - 4:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Jackson County prosecutor, Jean Peters Baker, announced first degree murder charges against Fredrick Scott, 22, accusing him in the deaths of two men - one of which is one of the victims in the Indian Creek Trail murders. Since August 2016, there have been four murders either...
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Jim Cunningham
August 29, 2017 - 6:05 am
Kansas City, MO - Hurricane Harvey's impact is being felt at the gas pump. In the past week, prices have risen about 10 to 20 cents per gallon of gasoline across the KC Metro. Petroleum analyst Allison Mac with GasBuddy.com says the storm has affected 16 percent of the oil refining capacity in the...
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Jim Cunningham
August 25, 2017 - 8:18 am
Kansas City, MO - City workers have begun the removal of an 83-year-old Confederate memorial from the grassy median at 55th and Ward Parkway in Kansas City. The Missouri Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy asked Kansas City Parks and Recreation officials to move the 9-foot tall...
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