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No bleach but you still need classes to feed homeless

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The group of individuals known by what they do, provide Free Hot Soup and other food for the homeless, is not satisfied with the city’s revised policies this week. The Kansas City, ...

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Area courts filled with kids getting new families today!

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Hundreds of Missouri and Kansas children will find their “forever homes” today and over the weekend as courts are filled with families taking a new member into their homes. Saturday is National ...

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Get your shovels ready, snowfall to be at record levels

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With the unusual and record-breaking snowfall in the area since October, people are wondering, “What does that mean for this winter?” Gary Lezak, lead meteorologist at KSHB TV, says this year’s snowfall ...

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YMCA returns to downtown Kansas City

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The “Y” is returning to downtown Kansas City, Missouri after 37 years. The announcement was made Tuesday by the YMCA of Greater Kansas City. A construction kickoff event will be held Friday ...

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Escaping cold, homeless fill shelters overnight

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Frigid temps are pushing more homeless to seek shelter. Area facilities were packed Monday night as temps dipped to 7 degrees in many areas. More than year ago, Kim Clays’ her husband ...

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Royals to again serve meals to homeless

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Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy, along with other Kansas City Royals representatives, will serve full barbecue meals to more than 250 men, women and children at City Union Mission on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Every ...

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Forecasters debate another record snow this winter

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With Kansas and Missouri receiving snow yet again today, many are wondering if we’ll have another winter where we break records. Think 45 inches in 2011. It is rare for the area ...

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One of last ‘Rosie the Riveter’ heroes lives in Kansas City

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We’ve all seen images of Rosie the Riveter, the strong woman who went to work during World War II with the slogan, “We can do it.” One of the last Rosies, 93-year-old ...

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Kansas City joins in commemoration of Armistice Day

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Commemorations are underway around the world to mark the moment 100 years ago when the slaughter of World War I finally stopped. In Kansas City this morning at 9:30 the public is ...

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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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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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Hyperloop between Kansas City and St. Louis possible?

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Virgin Hyperloop One has announced the results of a feasibility study on a planned route connecting Kansas City, Columbia and St. Louis. The study, which has yet to be published in full, purports that ...

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First Schlitterbahn trial started Monday

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Monday saw the first trial in the Schlitterbahn water park tragedy take place more than two years after 10-year-old Caleb Schwab was decapitated. That slide “Verruckt” has been closed ever since. Several people ...

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