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June 20, 2019 - 8:42 am
After resisting the idea, the Lee's Summit Board of Education voted in favor of paying for racial equity training that will begin in the fall. The training had been proposed by the district's superintendent, Dr. Dennis L. Carpenter. Some teachers in the district were insulted by the idea that they...
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June 20, 2019 - 8:15 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - State universities will not be increasing tuition this fall for undergraduate students from Kansas. But the state Board of Regents on Wednesday approved tuition increases for some Kansas graduate students and out-of-state undergraduate and graduate students. The regents...
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June 20, 2019 - 7:47 am
After several frightening incidents involving fans injured by foul balls, some Major League Baseball teams are looking at improving safety measures. The Chicago White Sox announced in the past week that Guaranteed Rate Field would be the first MLB to extend safety nets all the way to the foul poles...
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June 19, 2019 - 7:39 am
President Donald Trump's Monday evening Tweet in which he announced plans to deport millions of people in the country illegally stirred up immigration advocates from coast to coast. Mira Mdivani of Mdivani Corporate Immigration Law Firm believes Trump's presidency symbolizes a wave of change in...
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June 19, 2019 - 6:53 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Netflix's show "Queer Eye" says it's bringing fabulousness to the masses for two more seasons. The streaming service announced Tuesday that the fourth season will debut July 19. The eight episodes were shot in the Kansas City area, where last season the stars revamped a...
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June 19, 2019 - 4:39 am
Kansas City voters handed Quinton Lucas an 18-point victory over Jolie Justice in the mayor's race on Tuesday. A poll a week before Election Day had the race within three points. The two candidates both have experience on the City Council and have similar voting records. Lucas was complimentary in...
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June 18, 2019 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people in the country illegally. In a late-night tweet Monday, Trump says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the removal process next week. He tells his Twitter followers, "They will be removed as fast as...
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June 18, 2019 - 9:56 am
( Connecting Vets ) - Veteran Kirstie Ennis is recounting the story behind her harrowing hospital stay when her leg was amputated below the knee after a helicopter crash. In the second episode of "To War and Back," journalist and Navy veteran Phil Briggs dives into the traumatic war experiences...
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June 18, 2019 - 6:29 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City voters will choose between two candidates with vastly different backgrounds but many similar political positions when they go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new mayor. Quinton Lucas, a 34-year-old black man, and Jolie Justus, a 48-year-old gay woman, are both...
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June 18, 2019 - 5:19 am
Doctors say a 15-year-old Redfield, Kansas boy is lucky to be alive after he was rushed to an emergency room with a knife in his skull. Dr. Koji Ebersole oversaw the surgery at the University of Kansas Hospital to remove the 10-inch blade from Eli Gregg's head. "The tip of this sharp blade is...
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