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City Union Mission and churches to honor veterans

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City Union Mission is partnering with local churches to hold a special dinner and chapel service to remember and celebrate all U.S. veterans Sunday, Nov. 11. Cornerstone Presbyterian Church will host the chapel ...

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Salvation Army invites public to help on Thanksgiving

The Salvation Army of Kansas City will continue a longtime area holiday tradition with the return this month of its annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner. The dinner, which is open and free ...

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Values Voter Bus to stop in Lee’s Summit tonight

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The Values Bus makes a stop in the Kansas City area Nov. 5 in an effort to get out the Christian vote. The bus comes to Lee’s Summit, MO tonight at 5 ...

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‘No soup for you!’ Health department shuts down homeless outreach

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It wasn’t the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld but it just as well could have been. The Kansas City Health Department is receiving harsh criticism for dumping food that was prepared for the ...

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The new KCI airport will cost more to finance

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Kansas City’s new airport will cost a little more than expected On Thursday, the city council got an update on the project and the new price tag. But the increased isn’t building ...

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VP Pence back in town today

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Vice President Mike Pence returns to Kansas City on Friday to attend a campaign rally for Republican candidates involved in some of the nation’s most heated races. A full house is expected ...

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Kansas City joins cities across nation where suspicious man attempts access to airports

Airports across the area continue be be on alert after a man being monitored by the Transportation Security Administration was spotted in the Kansas City metro area asking questions at a local ...

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Fall foliage colors delighting midwest residents

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Everyone’s talking about it. The fall colors seem more vibrant this year than in recent memory. Trees around the region have exploded into a dazzling array of reds, oranges, yellows and even ...

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Memorial to Jewish victims brings communities together but includes politics

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The Jewish community was joined by a contingent of Christians Monday night at a memorial service for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack. The vigil, held at Kihilath Israel Synagogue in ...

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Science City renamed as it partners with firm

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Kansas City’s Science City will get a new name as it enters into a partnership with a well-known engineering firm. Burns & McDonnell is partnering with the center, but not without a ...

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Life lessons in the kitchen empower urban kids

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Andrew Meyers knows his way around a kitchen. That was pretty clear as he showed a teenager how to chop onions earlier this month inside a community kitchen off Worrall Road reports ...

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Amazon and Whole Foods to put squeeze on local grocers

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Area neighborhood grocery stores have a new competitor to contend with. The Kansas City Business Journal reports that Amazon is expanding its Prime Now grocery delivery service Wednesday to 10 new cities, ...

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Kansas City-based Nigerian scammer arrested

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You know those stories of a Nigerian scamming unknowing victims out of millions of dollars? It’s true. And closer than you think. A Nigerian immigrant con artist, living in Kansas City, Mo., ...

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Kansas City Police probe giant colon theft

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Thieves over the weekend made off with a huge inflatable colon which belonged to the University of Kansas Cancer Center. Kansas City Police investigators are bending over backwards to retrieve the giant ...

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Kansas City mayoral candidate arrested on DUI

Kansas City councilman and mayoral candidate Quinton Lucas arrested in Lawrence on suspicion of driving under the influence, but Lucas says there’s more to the story. Lucas, 34, was booked for misdemeanor ...

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