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Suspect arrested for robbing lemonade stand at gunpoint

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North Carolina authorities arrested a juvenile Wednesday, Aug. 8, they say robbed a 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, a stickup that prompted an outpouring of sympathy and donations for the ...

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After line-drive to the head, Cardinals pitcher’s credits God for incredible comeback

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon made an incredible Major League Baseball debut Monday night, one year after being struck in the head with a potentially career-ending – even life-threatening – line-drive ...

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Day trips are perfect get-a-way from Kansas City

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As Summer winds down and you feel pressure to squeeze in one more family trip, you don’t need a huge budget or endless days away from home to make a memorable summer ...

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Half of Kansas at high risk for West Nile Virus

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a high-risk warning for West Nile virus infections (WNV) for northcentral, southcentral, and southwest Kansas. Northeast, southeast, and northwest Kansas are at ...

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Chilling videos show tornadoes ripping through Iowa

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A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital. Iowa residents — and even weather ...

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Summer Fun in Kansas

Summer afternoons in Kansas can be 55–105 degrees – you just never know.  But even the hottest days should not keep you from the abundance of fun activities you can enjoy this ...

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Summer’s new music releases sizzle

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I hope everyone is enjoying summer. When I think of summer I think of lemonade, watermelon, kids out of school and vacation. I know we all have busy schedules but I would ...

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City Union Mission camp urgently needs 7 more volunteers

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City Union Mission’s Camp CUMCITO is only made possible by the multitude of caring volunteers who give their time to provide a safe and wholesome camping experience for children from some of ...

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Goodbye Polish hot dog

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If you are like me, the $1.50 Polish dog/soda combo at Costco is hard to pass up–especially when you are hungry. The best thing about it was that it was Kosher, meaning ...

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Mom now alone after drunk driver kills husband and daughters

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“Auntie, I’m alone.” That’s what stricken wife and mom Mary Rose Ballocanag of New Jersey said to her aunt in their first conversation since a wrong-way driver killed the 53-year-old nurse’s husband ...

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New pool named after woman who worked tirelessly for parks

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Kansas City Parks and Rec opened its newest pool yesterday having named it the Gorman Pool after Anita B. Gorman. The pool is located at 1101 NE 47th Street in the Northland. ...

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Events at the Liberty Memorial and National world War I Museum worth seeing this month

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It has been some time since I had the unforgettable experience of enjoying the National World War I Memorial and Museum in Kansas City. Known locally as Liberty Memorial, the towering edifice is ...

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Faith, Family and baseball can bring people towards Christ

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Take me out to the ballgame any day and especially on a day I can share the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a part of it.  Our ministry focuses on getting the ...

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The history of baseball in photos

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Baseball evolved from the British game of rounders, and is a cousin to cricket in that it also involves two teams that alternate on defense and offense and involve throwing a ball ...

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Camp CUMCITO needs volunteers to assist inner-city kids

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If you have a heart for helping Kansas City’s needy kids, Camp CUMCITO is the place for you. This summer, City Union mission expects to provide a life-changing experience for deserving boys ...

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