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July 19, 2017 - 1:33 pm
Olathe, KS - Since it began, the Spencer Duncan Run has raised more than $300,000 for military veteran causes. The annual 5K run is named in honor of US Army Specialist Spencer Duncan of Olathe, who, along with 29 others, was killed in 2011 when the helicopter he was on was shot down over...
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July 19, 2017 - 12:30 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Red-tailed Hawk is being nursed back to health after being sturck by a car near 61st and Ward Parkway. The two-year-old male raptor suffered injuries to its head and a wing. After being struck by a vehicle the bird hobbled to a flower bed of a nearby home. Animal Control...
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July 19, 2017 - 7:16 am
It can be difficult to mow the lawn when temperatures approach triple digits and it can be downright dangerous for people who cut grass eight hours a day. The heat index, a combination of temperature and humidity, was expected to reach 105 to 110 degrees on Wednesday. It helps to get up extra early...
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July 19, 2017 - 6:14 am
North Kansas City Public Schools are working with Northwest Missouri State University to help people begin teaching careers more quickly. The "Grow Your Own" program allows students to earn degrees while they work and teach in elementary schools. "(It will) see them through college, giving them...
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July 19, 2017 - 5:48 am
Hot weather can be tough on automobiles and that means more business for people who drive tow trucks and perform other services for people who are stranded. Motorist assist crews usually receive a spike in calls during heat waves. Common problems that come up when temperatures rise include hot...
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July 19, 2017 - 5:35 am
A day after announcing he cannot support the latest Republican health care bill Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran said he hoped the full Senate can come together to discuss how to improve the health care system. Moran said he will vote for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act if it means starting the debate...
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July 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Kansas City, KS - Six days after a 3-year-old girl was kidnapped in a stolen car, and found safe a couple of hours later, the two people accused of stealing the vehicle are now in jail. Kerri Reich, 29, turned herself over to authorities in Wyandotte County on Tuesday morning, July 18. Tyler Letzig...
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July 18, 2017 - 8:47 am
Balancing work and raising children has always been a challenge for mothers, but family oblications can be especially taxing for people in who are caring for their aging parents along with their own brood. Our ongoing series on KMBZ this week is "The Sandwich Generation -- Caught in the Middle." A...
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July 18, 2017 - 7:57 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri is no longer the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program. Republican Gov. Eric Greitens on Monday signed an executive order establishing a drug monitoring program that will focus on those prescribing the drugs and filling the prescriptions. The...
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July 18, 2017 - 6:22 am
A new study warns that more young people are suffering from a potentially fatal affliction usually associated with older people, strokes. Scientific American magazine recently completed a survey and found that more people, especially here in the Midwest, are suffering from strokes at younger ages,...
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