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August 09, 2019 - 6:44 am
When Dan Meers earned a college degree in communication he had no idea it would lead to a three-decade stint as KC Wolf, mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs. One thing a sports mascot has to learn is how to be funny and entertaining without using worlds. Meers gets a lot of his ideas from old cartoons...
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August 09, 2019 - 5:25 am
Parents are concerned about reports of fraudulent, unsafe car seats popping up across the metro. Prairie Village Police Officer Mark Brown says these so-called car seats do not follow federal regulations. "What we mean is they don't meet the federal motor vehicle safety standards that car seats...
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August 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Olathe, KS - Mahafffie Stagecoach Stop in Olathe, the only working stop left on the Santa Fe Trail , has partnered with the Topeka Correctional Facility, thanks to the Freedom’s Frontier Interpretive Grant program that teaches female inmates the skill of sewing period clothing for the volunteers at...
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August 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Kansas City Health Department is working extra hours to help people get their kids immunized before school starts. The Health Department is usually closed Saturdays, but they're open from 9 to 2 Saturday at the clinic at 2400 Troost Avenue. The clinic will also be open two extra hours, until 6...
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August 08, 2019 - 8:07 am
Four time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles gave a tearful interview about sexual abuse involving gymnasts ahead of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Sprint Center. Biles, who is 22, said U.S.A. Gymnastics failed to prevent abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar, a team physician, who has been accused of...
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August 08, 2019 - 6:58 am
This week a group of lawyers filed suit in Philadelphia over alleged sex abuse at the hands of Boy Scoutmasters. A group that calls itself Abused In Scouting claims the Boy Scouts of America hierarchy for decades has covered up for pedophiles, and claims it has identified 350 Scoutmasters and...
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August 08, 2019 - 4:47 am
Kansas City is home to hundreds of great restaurants, and a podcast is shining a light on some of the best among them - with a bit of a twist. Host Danielle Lehman says she started the Open Belly podcast to give immigrant and refugee-owned restaurants in the metro some well-deserved attention. "My...
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August 07, 2019 - 7:06 pm
Kansas City, MO - With Summer, comes late nights and lose schedules, but with less then a week before school begins, slowly getting back into a routine can reduce stress. Dr Bob Whitman, director of the Sleep Lab at The University of Kansas Health System says it's a good idea to gradually move that...
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August 07, 2019 - 9:30 am
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will give a Landon Lecture at Kansas State University next month as the state's Republicans hope to convince him to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retirement of Pat Roberts. Pompeo has said a run for the Senate is "off the table." "Everyone...
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August 07, 2019 - 7:42 am
While most Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July with cookouts and fireworks displays, a Prairie Village couple was at a much higher altitude. Lillian Valdez and her boyfriend Kyle Shipps decided they wanted to climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, highest peak in Africa. It was...
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