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 2019-07-24 01:00 

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Susan Wagle, GOP leader of Kansas Senate, launches bid to replace Pat Roberts in 2020...

Susan Wagle, the only woman to serve as president of the Kansas Senate, will kick off her campaign for U.S. Senate Wednesday. The Wichita Republican said she'll continue as state Senate president while she seeks the seat....

 2019-07-23 23:58 

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Royals' Mike Montgomery working to get legs under him as starter...

The Kansas City Royals giving Mike Montgomery the chance to make the mid-season transition back to starting pitcher. He'll start their next home game against the Cleveland Indians on Thursday....

 2019-07-23 23:31 

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Olathe names Mike Butaud as its new police chief...

The city of Olathe has named Mike Butaud as its new police chief. Butaud has been the city's acting police chief since June 1, and is expected to assume the permanent position July 29....

 2019-07-23 22:21 

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Embattled Lee's Summit Superintendent Dennis Carpenter resigns...

Dennis Carpenter, superintendent of the Lee's Summit school district, is resigning. The district announced Tuesday it had reached an "agreement" with Carpenter after mediation....

 2019-07-23 22:14 

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Andy Reid shares good news on injury front as Chiefs open training camp in St. Joseph...

The Kansas City Chiefs opened training camp with good health news. Andy Reid said only two rookie free agents would start the camp nursing injuries. Key players like Travis Kelce have missed time....

 2019-07-23 22:10 

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32-year-old man has been missing for over a month, Kansas City police say...

Kansas City police are asking for help locating a 32-year-old man who has been missing for over a month. Aaron Day was last seen June 22 near 17th Street and Kansas Avenue....

 2019-07-23 22:08 

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Sprint sold Overland Park campus for 'modest' price. Why that might not be a bad thing...

The Sprint campus in Overland Park, the wireless company's headquarters since 2001, sold for $250.9 million, according to Moody's analyst report. It called it a "modest" price in return for a flexible lease for Sprint....

 2019-07-23 21:58 

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ICE agents broke more than glass when KC man pulled from car. They broke the rules...
 2019-07-23 21:37 

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'I want people to know': Woman speaks about boyfriend's arrest by ICE in Kansas City...

Cheyenne Hoyt spoke about the arrest of her boyfriend Florencio Millan by agents of ICE in Kansas City, which she recorded on video and posted on Facebook. Hoyt spoke Tuesday at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut Street....

 2019-07-23 21:10 

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Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes at training camp: 'trying to be the best quarterback I can be'...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was among those who convene in St. Joseph as the team opens training camp this week....

 2019-07-23 21:09 

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Wisconsin brothers visiting Missouri are missing after vehicle is found abandoned...

The Clinton County Sheriff's Office is searching for two brothers from Wisconsin reported missing in Missouri. Their vehicle was found abandoned in a commuter parking lot in Holt, Missouri....

 2019-07-23 21:06 

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Chiefs' Andy Reid wastes no time addressing Tyreek Hill, Chris Jones at training camp...

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid discussed the major offseason storylines of Tyreek Hill and Chris Jones as the rookies and quarterbacks reported to training camp on Tuesday in St. Joseph...

 2019-07-23 19:41 

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'A nightmare': Activists alarmed at KCPD role in ICE arrest as feds stand by tactics...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement stood by the arrest of a Kansas City man that sent advocates scrambling for legal clarity on the incident. Florencio Millan was detained by an ICE agent Monday in an incident that was recorded by his girlfriend....

 2019-07-23 18:59 

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Police search for truck in hit-and-run that left KCK officers with minor injuries...

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are asking for the public's help in finding a truck that allegedly sideswiped a police vehicle Saturday, causing minor injuries to the officers seated inside....

 2019-07-23 18:14 

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Kansas agency starts 74 investigations into clergy sexual abuse in 33 counties...

The KBI, the criminal investigative arm of the state of Kansas, has initiated 74 investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse committed by Catholic clergy members after having received more than 100 reports from victims....

 2019-07-23 17:50 

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For 3rd year in a row, this JoCo city is ranked nation's best place to raise a family...

For the third straight year, Wallethub, a personal finance website, named Overland Park, Kansas, as the best place to raise a family in the U.S. Kansas City, Wichita and St. Louis did not fare as well....

 2019-07-23 17:45 

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Need a style makeover? Head to Halls Kansas City, featured on 'Queer Eye' [sponsored]...

Halls Kansas City, a local shopping destination for more than 100 years, outfits stylish locals with options at every price point — and has even made a fan out of Tan France from Netflix's "Queer Eye."...

 2019-07-23 17:25 

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Drunk 13-year-old was going 77 mph when the teen's car blew by police, Iowa cops say...

Police in Iowa pulled over a car for going 22 miles over the speed limit to discover the driver was not only 13 years old, but drunk. Initially, the driver did not pull over. Three were arrested, cops say....

 2019-07-23 17:24 

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913 county budget 0723...

Johnson County residents have an opportunity on July 29 to learn about and comment on the county government's 2020 budget...

 2019-07-23 17:22 

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Rivalry Renewed exhibition between KU and Mizzou basketball alumni has new date, home...

Rivalry Renewed II, which will match basketball alumni from the KU Jayhawks and Missouri Tigers, will be held Aug. 30 at HyVee Arena instead of Sunday at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena....

 2019-07-23 17:01 

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He's charged with sex crimes. His defense: the alleged touching was not consensual....

Tomas Co, a former Kansas prison employee accused of inappropriately touching inmates, claims the charges aren't valid because the law cites consensual touching and the alleged interactions weren't consensual....

 2019-07-23 16:32 

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'Bro, what are you doing?' Watch scooter weave across 5 lanes of busy Texas interstate...

Video shows an electric scooter rider drive across five lanes of rush-hour traffic on I-35 in Dallas. The city ordinance does not ban scooters on the interstate, and Texas law allows them on highways....

 2019-07-23 15:46 

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Olathe city court to waive parking fines in exchange for new school supply donations...

Olathe Municipal Court will eliminate outstanding parking fines in exchange for new school supplies. The donations must be worth half of the outstanding parking fine and be accompanied with a receipt....

 2019-07-23 15:40 

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Group founded by former Obama official files lawsuit for Mike Pompeo's emails...

American Oversight, a group founded by a former Obama administration attorney, has filed a lawsuit for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's emails amid speculation he'll run for Senate in 2020....

 2019-07-23 15:10 

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'This feels right': Elijah Johnson on chemistry of KU's alumni team entering TBT...

The Kansas Jayhawks basketball alumni team that'll be competing in the TBT in Wichita has fared well at practice, general manager/combo guard Elijah Johnson says....

 2019-07-23 15:09 

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A star is reborn? The quiet and surprising comeback of Andrew Dice Clay, coming to KC...

Andrew Dice Clay was the most notorious comedian in America. A lot has changed in 30 years. Has he? After playing Lady Gaga's father in "A Star Is Born," he's back on tour, coming to Kansas City this week....

 2019-07-23 14:59 

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Raccoon gets its face stuck in metal can. Kansas City police officer comes to the rescue...

A police officer in Kansas City, Kansas, lent a helping hand to a raccoon in need. Its face was stuck inside of a metal can, but the police officer helped pull it out and sent him on his way....

 2019-07-23 14:58 

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Independence man dies after being ejected during rollover crash in southwest Missouri...

A 31-year-old Independence man died when he was ejected during a crash late Monday near Springfield, Missouri. Larry R. McQueen died in the crash that occurred about 11:10 p.m. along westbound Interstate 44....

 2019-07-23 14:30 

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Kangaroos to drop two sports, will enter Summit League with 14...

This will be the final year for men's tennis and women's golf at the University of Missouri-Kansas CIty. After the 2019-20 school year, Kansas City will offer 14 sports as it enters the Summit League....

 2019-07-23 14:00 

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Local Junior NBA teams bound for Orlando to compete for another global championship...

Drive 5 Power Elite and Missouri Phenom, two Kansas City-area youth teams, are headed to Orlando to vie for the Jr. NBA Global Championships in August. Coach Allen Skeens won the inaugural title last year....

 2019-07-23 11:00 

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KC concerts July 25-31: Why Don't We, Alice Cooper, Tenacious D, DaBaby...

Concerts coming to Kansas City July 25-31: Why Don't We, Randy Rogers Band, Alice Cooper, Tenacious D, DaBaby, Baroness an Torche, Jacob Bryant...

 2019-07-23 11:00 

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KC events July 25-31: Festival of Butterflies, Water Lantern fest, Johnson County Fair...

KC events July 25-31, 2019: Festival of Butterflies, Water Lantern festival, Johnson County Fair, Andrew Dice Clay, Spider Reveal Party, Main Street Festival, Lavell Crawford, Harlem Quartet...

 2019-07-23 10:03 

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Letters: Readers discuss a true Trump blessing and the condition of KC's streets...

The current 311 action center and online mapping system are not user friendly. I strongly suspect the number of issues reported is very low compared with the number of problems that actually exist....

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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Royals pitcher Brad Keller looking forward to Atlanta homecoming...

A native of Flowery Branch, Georgia, Kansas City Royals' pitcher Brad Keller will start 50 miles from his high school and against the Atlanta Braves franchise he grew rooting for and watching regularly....

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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Will lagging attendance for the Bayern-Milan match affect KC's World Cup bid?...

FC Bayern Munich and AC Milan will play a game at Children's Mercy Park on Tuesday night, but it won't be sold out. What effect will that have on Kansas City's World Cup bid?...

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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'He can move': Missouri's basketball veterans weigh in on the Tigers' freshmen...

MU basketball coach Cuonzo Martin praised Mizzou's current sophomore class when they arrived on campus for their work ethic. It appears freshmen Kobe Brown, Tray Jackson and Mario McKinney are a similar class....

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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Need to sell your smartphone, or buy a 'newish' one? Expanding KC business can help...

Once online only, the Kansas City business launched its new local program in five locations, including KC. The program lets buyers meet sellers in predetermined locations to buy used devices....

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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Shawnee Mission schools should focus on smaller class sizes — not bigger teacher raises...

The Shawnee Mission School District has reached an impasse on contract talks for the next school year. Teachers should ask for smaller raises if the remaining funds are spent on reducing class sizes....

 2019-07-23 10:00 

Kansas City Star

120,000 Missourians lost Medicaid after software switch. Lawmakers want to know why...

Missouri Democrats want legislative investigations to find out why 120,000 people fell off the state's Medicaid rolls. Republican governor Mike Parson's administration has given several reasons....

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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People remain drawn to sand-greens golf courses around Kansas and Missouri. Here's why...

While only a few sand-greens golf courses still exist in Kansas and Missouri, some people still like playing them. Here's why....

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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If Kathleen Sebelius won't run for U.S. Senate in 2020, Kansas Democrats can't win...

Some Kansas Democrats think they can't win the open U.S. Senate seat in 2020 if former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius doesn't run. They're ready to concede to Kris Kobach, Mike Pompeo or any other Republican candidate....

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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Man hurt by semi backing up on I-35 in Johnson County won $2 million in lawsuit...

A Johnson County, Kansas, jury awarded $2 million to a man injured in a crash with a tractor-trailer backing up on Interstate 35 in 2015. Michael Whitt was on his way to work in Lenexa when he was hurt by the semi....

 2019-07-23 05:00 

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New Century AirCenter road named in honor of the late astronaut John Glenn...

Johnson County has named a street at the New Century AirCenter in honor of the late astronaut John Glenn, who trained there in 1942 when the property was home to the Olathe Naval AIr Station....

 2019-07-23 05:00 

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Shepherd mix, royal blue are Unleashed's pets of week...

A shepherd/pinscher mix, and a royal blue kitty are Unleashed Pet Rescue's pets of the week...

 2019-07-23 05:00 

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Happy to be taxed as if he's living in a ghost town...

Kansas Board of Tax Appeals on June 28 offered a tax deal to a select group of billion-dollar corporations including Walmart, Sam's Club and dozens more of retail stores....

 2019-07-23 05:00 

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Hope in a bottle takes on a new meaning...

If we stop with the bottled water, tiny hotel bottles of soap, we'd be helping our planet....

 2019-07-23 02:50 

Kansas City Star

Sera Tadokoro tied for lead after first round of Prairie Invitational golf tourney...

Sera Tadokoro, an incoming junior at Kansas, is tied for the lead after Monday's first round of the Prairie Invitational women's golf tournament....

 2019-07-23 02:49 

Kansas City Star

'Very concerning': Rep. Cleaver seeks info about ICE arrest of man in Kansas City...

U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver expressed concern Monday after an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent broke out a Kansas City man's car window with his two children in the backseat and took him into custody....

 2019-07-23 01:26 

Kansas City Star

Federal grant triggers $301 million in state bonds to fix 215 bridges...

Missouri will issue $301 million in bonds to fix 215 bridges, now that it has won an $81 million federal grant to repair a major bridge along Interstate-70....

 2019-07-22 23:12 

Kansas City Star

Motorcyclist is killed in wreck with truck in the Northland...

A motorcyclist was killed in a wreck Monday in the Northland, according to police. The crash occurred when a truck and a motorcycle collided near NE Parvin Road and N Brighton Avenue in Kansas City, North....

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