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Blood shortage declared as plea for help goes out

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A blood shortage emergency has been declared by the Community Blood Center of Kansas City, Kansas. The center says there is an urgent need for blood donations after a busy Labor Day ...

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Plan to expand zoo includes increased taxes

Kansas City leaders have heat over the last few years for spending decisions involving light rail and an expanded international airport. Now, the city is being asked to help build a $75 ...

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3 charged in murder of local woman who retired to Belize

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Three people connected to disappearance of a Blue Springs woman in the Central American country of Belize have been arrested and charged with her murder. The body of 68-year-old Sherris Stringham had been ...

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Tropical storm on path towards Kansas City

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Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to cross the Gulf this week, making a beeline straight for Kansas City. The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm watch on Sunday for parts of ...

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County jail guard sentenced for smuggling

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A former Jackson County detention officer has been sentenced to federal prison for smuggling contraband cellphones and other items to inmates in the jail. Twenty-seven-year-old Andre Lamonte Dickerson, of Kansas City, was ...

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“Your kids are at risk,” trafficking expert says

Human trafficking is a growing problem in Topeka, in Kansas and Missouri, and across the nation. It’s a form of modern-day slavery that includes labor and sex trafficking, organs, and sex tourism. ...

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Christian school administrator accused of lewd acts against students

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A local Christian school administrator has been arrested for lewd acts against children, including fondling. Dennis Regal Creason of Bonner Springs, was taken into custody late Thursday. He is the co-founder and ...

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How to Have a Successful Retreat

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A retreat is a great way to bring your church or organization together. There are numerous themes you can choose. From women’s and men’s retreats to youth, leadership, couples, 50 plus, worship and more. ...

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Player mocked, forced to play by coaches had broken neck

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Center High School football coaches may come under scrutiny for having a player suit up after he complained of neck injuries. Junior Lorenzo Hughes, who says the coaches actually mocked him for ...

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Software glitch created delay in Johnson County vote count

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Johnson County election results typically take longer to tabulate that out-state results. That’s mainly because of the number of ballots being tabulated in this urban Kansas county. Turn-out was extremely high for ...

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As panhandling gets out of hand, new law proposed

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With the strongest economy in 60 years, you would think that panhandling on street corners would decline. Not so in most American cities–including Kansas City. While many are truly in need, the ...

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Man admits racist, nazi graffiti was faked

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It happens more often than not. Graffiti or vandalism using racist or anti-semitic symbols to cover up a crime or gain fame. From wait staff at restaurants who fake racist notes on ...

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Restaurant changing neighborhood with every plate

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It’s becoming one of Kansas City’s most popular lunch spots and changing a neighborhood in the process. What sets it apart from others are the prices. A month after opening, customers are ...

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A look back at ‘Romper Room’ and local host

From 1953 to 1994, Romper Room, a television series for children five and under, aired in the United States.  If you’re old enough, you may remember watching the show as a young ...

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Two charged in Church of the Resurrection shooting

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Two men have been charged in a shooting that erupted after a high school graduation at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood. The May 17 shooting wounded two people, including ...

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