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June 04, 2019 - 7:24 am
Overland Park, KS - The Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center in Overland Park has prospered since it moved into its location at 8788 Metcalf Ave. The county took over the former 76,000 square-foot King Louie building that for decades was home to a bowling alley and ice skating rink, and...
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June 04, 2019 - 6:37 am
The Missouri Department of Conservation is advising campers and hikers in the Ozarks to be "bear aware." Black bears in the Show-Me State are generally spotted south of Interstate 44. Females can weigh up to 275 pounds. Males, 550 pounds. They are powerful animals but they usually avoid...
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June 03, 2019 - 1:42 pm
OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — They are back, some for the first time since war stole their innocence 75 years ago on Normandy's D-Day beaches. They are back on battlefields where the World War II veterans saw friends killed, took lives themselves, were scarred physically and mentally and helped change...
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June 03, 2019 - 7:47 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A newspaper report says a former Kansas commerce secretary participated in transferring state data to a private company with ties to him while in office. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that it used state documents and interviews to link ex-Secretary Antonio Soave to the...
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June 03, 2019 - 6:49 am
Kansas City, MO - A chief criminologist at the Kansas City Crime Lab believes cameras provide compelling clues that can be as difficult to refute as DNA evidence. Mark Southwell is in charge of the lab's digital evidence section. He was raised in the United Kingdom, where he spent 26 years as a...
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June 03, 2019 - 6:15 am
Kansas City, MO - The town of Levasy has been evacuated due to flooding from the breach of two levees along the Missouri River. The small town is wholly located on the historic river floodplain, approximately 25 miles east of Kansas City, and has flooded often. The town's 100 or so residents had to...
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June 03, 2019 - 6:15 am
The town of Levasy, in eastern Jackson County, has been evacuated because two levees along the Missouri River were breached. The town's 100 or so residents had to get out Saturday afternoon. The Red Cross opened a shelter at the United Methodist Church in Buckner. About a dozen people had sought...
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May 31, 2019 - 4:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on the issue. Those 21 and older would be able to...
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May 31, 2019 - 1:08 pm
UPDATE: 31may19 The 152 bridge over I-35 is coming down tonight. It's part of a major overhaul of the highway 152 corridor that links Kansas City, North with Liberty. During the bridge demolition tonight - all northbound and southbound traffic underneath the 152 Bridge will be detoured - up and...
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May 31, 2019 - 7:54 am
PHOENIX (AP) - Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran's office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. Moran spokeswoman Morgan Said said the Republican injured his ankle Thursday morning while doing a workout on Camelback Mountain, a popular hiking spot. The...
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