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August 07, 2019 - 5:39 am
In Kansas and Missouri, deaths from opioid overdoses are up. In Missouri, they're way up. New data from the Centers for Disease Control shows that in Missouri, deaths from overdoses increased by more than 200 from 2017 to 2018 from around 1,400 to 1,635. Officials in Missouri are worried about the...
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August 06, 2019 - 7:17 am
Data show 73 percent of adults who die leave behind at least some outstanding debt, but what happens to those unmet obligations? The average total balance debt at time of death is just shy of $62,000, but financial advisor Bridget Burgess said that number is somewhat misleading. "A big portion of...
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August 06, 2019 - 7:01 am
Eight feet under the streets of Kansas City, hundreds of miles of sewer lines are the veins keeping water running and toilets flushing across the city. Andy Shively, Special Assistant City Manager for the city of Kansas City, heads up a massive 4-point-5 billion dollar dollar project to make the...
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August 06, 2019 - 6:32 am
The mass shootings in Gilroy, California, Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas have spurred a renewed call for so-called "red flag" laws, which are statutes that would require action from authorities when a person exhibits the potential for mental illness and mass violence. The statutes are also called...
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August 05, 2019 - 7:25 am
The competition runs from Thursday through Sunday, and is expected to generate $5 million for the local economy, which could be just a down payment, said Kathy Nelson, president and CEO of the Kansas City Sports Commission. "People that might see our city on TV or hear the announcers talk about how...
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August 05, 2019 - 6:18 am
The federal government plans to draw from universities when it fills hundreds of positions in the Kansas City area associated with two divisions that are being moved out of Washington D.C. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is relocating the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
Ottawa, KS - When you walk down Main Street in Ottawa Kansas, the Plaza Theater sings nostalgia , and it's should. The movie theater, dating back to 1907, has been certified by the Guinness World Record as the oldest purpose built cinema in the world , beating out a theater in Denmark by three days...
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August 03, 2019 - 7:26 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police announced Sunday they had made an arrest in the Friday night death of a young woman who was attending First Friday festivities in the Crossroads district. Police identified the suspect as Deon'te Copkney, 18, of Kansas City. He was reportedly one of three...
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August 03, 2019 - 7:26 am
Kansas City Police believe a young woman who was shot to death Friday evening in the Crossroads Arts District was an innocent bystander. The violence broke out around 10 p.m. Friday near 18th and Main. People were still in the area taking part in First Friday events. Police say the incident began...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Olathe, KS - It was May 6th of this last year. Brennan Connell was varsity pitcher for Olathe West High School. Brian Connell, Brennan's father, says his son was the starting pitcher, playing against Blue Valley Southwest. It was a hot and muggy day, but Brennan felt perfectly fine as he continued...
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