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Runners gear up for 37th Annual Groundhog Run, underground at Hunt Midwest Subtropolis

The Kansas City area’s most unique run – and the nation’s only 100% sanctioned 10K indoor race that takes place totally underground – will be held on Sunday, January 27 at Hunt ...

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Refugees in Kenya run for peace

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KAJIADO, Kenya—In 2002, at age 9, James Nyang was to be taken as a child soldier so he could fight for his clan in South Sudan. It was his family’s turn to ...

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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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Pence: voters should know what’s at stake

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WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence has explained to the Christian Broadcasting Network why he is “very confident” the news for conservatives and the Nov. elections isn’t as bad as the media reports. ...

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Iconic race tracks set to reopen to delight of fans

They were icons of the area for 40 years and brought joy to countless race fans until they closed in the past decade. Now, I-70 Speedway and Kansas City International are set ...

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McCaskill on defense as challenger Hawley calls for debates

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Senator Claire McCaskill continues to avoid debates with her challenger, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. Hawley, who is tied or leading McCaskill in polls, is pressing the point in his bid to ...

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Kobach widens lead over Colyer as provisional ballot count continues

The race for Kansas Governor continues to be extremely close as county election officials across Kansas review provisional ballots from last week’s primary. Secretary of State Kris Kobach widened his lead over ...

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Mike Smith wins Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive: “All I do is pray”

Justify, with Hall of Famer Mike Smith on his back, emerged from the fog and sloshed his way to another victory, holding off several hard-charging challengers to win the Preakness on Saturday ...

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Proposed law allows 5-year-olds to select their own race, gender

“All students enrolled in a Delaware public school may self-identify gender or race,” a proposed Deleware state regulation states. Children as young as five would be permitted to choose their own race ...

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Eating while black. What Applebee’s incident can teach us

It made me very uncomfortable this week to watch the video of two black women defending themselves after being accused of theft at the Applebee’s at Independence Center. I’m not just uncomfortable ...

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