KC Metro

Jim Cunningham
November 17, 2017 - 9:53 am
Cyd Jokisch is affectionately known as the 'Turkey Lady' and for good reason. Each year the Raymore woman raises money to purchase hundreds of turkeys and then donates them to charity. Jokisch hit an all-time high for donations this year, collecting more than $8,500 to buy 643 turkeys. She donates...
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Bill Grady
November 15, 2017 - 5:06 pm
The Shawnee Mission Medical Center has joined the MD Anderson Cancer Network. Shawnee Mission Health CEO Ken Bacon says it's a "groundbreaking partnership" that will give cancer patients in the KC Metro another option for treatment. Dr. Bill Murphy (pictured speaking) , MD Anderson physician's...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
November 08, 2017 - 12:14 pm
Supporters of a new terminal at the Kansas City International Airport got a big win Tuesday night, as KCMO voters overwhelmingly supported the plan. To talk about the vote and what comes next - Midday with Jaime & Wickett hosted guests Geoffrey Striker, Edgemoor Managing Director , and Jolie...
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November 06, 2017 - 2:07 pm
Starting Wednesday, you can get groceries brought to your doorstep from Price Chopper, the latest Kansas City Metro grocery chain to offer home delivery. Iowa-based Hy-Vee has offered the service for months in the KC Metro, and other companies around the country have begun to offer home delivery of...
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October 26, 2017 - 5:01 pm
Kansas City, MO - Americans turned over 450 tons of expired, unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications during 2016's nationwide effort know as National Drug Take Back Day. In Kansas City, police collected a record amount - 1,510 pounds of drugs. The goal of the effort - to...
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Downtown Lee's Summit
Jim Cunningham
October 16, 2017 - 5:20 pm
A recently-published survey lists three cities in our region among the best cities in the U.S. in which to live. According to 24/7WallStreet.com Lawrence is ranked 33rd, Olathe is 23rd and Lee's Summit is 19th in the 50 Best Cities list. The survey is published in USA Today. "We've been on lists...
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Michael Ronnebaum
October 04, 2017 - 5:41 am
Healthcare workers and administrators are studying the response to the Las Vegas massacre in an effort to improve the response to future mass casualty events. The University of Kansas Hospital has a level 1 trauma center which means it has the resources and personnel to deal with the most serious...
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Jim Cunningham
July 07, 2017 - 6:55 am
B&B Theatres, a KC Metro-based theater chain, has installed a full-sized playground inside a theater in Shawnee. It is an innovative approach to a child's movie-going experience, said Paul Farnsworth, spokesman. "There's a structure with a slide with that rolling log thing, a little sit-and-...
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June 30, 2017 - 3:39 pm
Worlds of Fun What: Celebrate America fireworks; free admission for military July 4 When: 10 p.m. July 1-4 Where: 4545 Worlds of Fun Ave. Liberty What: Liberty 4th Fest with food trucks, beer garden, family activities, live music and fireworks When: 5:30 p.m. July 3 Where: Fountain Bluff Sports...
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