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Kansas City-area family sues park rangers for false arrest in Yellowstone

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A Kansas City area Family’s vacation in Yellowstone National Park ended by being held at gunpoint by Park Rangers. The incident has led to a lawsuit claiming rangers and Wyoming sheriff’s deputies ...

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Kansas school district deletes excellence award after teacher protests critical race, masks

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A Kansas City-area school district has deleted a story about an excellence in teaching award after that teacher resigned. The teacher last week exposed the teaching of critical race theory and masking ...

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Rep. Hartzler to hold open house for military service academies

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Each year, thousands of young men and women apply to one of the nation’s numerous service academies such as West Point. Applications for nominations are handled through the offices of Congressional members. ...

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Rare 80-year-old ‘Big Boy’ steam engine visits this week

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This week is your chance to take in a rare sight. Big Boy No. 4014, the famed Union Pacific steam locomotive built in the 1940s to conquer mountains while carrying equipment during ...

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Congresswoman Sharice Davids gets covid 6 months after being vaccinated

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Kansas Congresswoman Sharice Davids on Friday tested positive for COVID-19 despite having received the vaccine over six months ago. In a statement, Davids confirmed what others who have contracted it after getting ...

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Pastor shows his love by donating kidney to church member

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Jack Coultas, pastor of Park Grove Christian Church in Deepwater Mo., went the extra mile when he found out that church member Jeremy Whitman, 36, was in desperate need of a kidney ...

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Union Pacific’s “Big Boy” steam locomotive will stop in Topeka, Lawrence and Kansas City

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Big Boy No. 4014, the famed Union Pacific steam locomotive built in the 1940s to conquer mountains while carrying equipment during World War II, is on a 10-state tour, providing amazing photo ...

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Kansas City sued by state to halt new mask mandate

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has filed a lawsuit challenging mask mandate in Kansas City. He filed the suit in Jackson County, arguing the mandate is “unreasonable, unconstitutional and arbitrary and capricious” ...

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Jackson County reinstates mask mandate through August

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Beginning Monday, Jackson Country residents will be required to wear masks, at least for the next 30 days. The county is reinstating its indoor mask mandate, following other communities. Many are questioning ...

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SYSCO halts food deliveries in Kansas citing labor shortage

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Restaurants across Kansas are finding their pantries empty after food distributor Sysco halted deliveries. The food giant said labor shortages in the industry.  Business across the country have complained about the shortage ...

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Kansas City announces mask mandate as St. Louis County Council rescinds its order

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The mask mandate in Kansas City, Mo., is back, Mayor Quinton Lucas announced on Tuesday. The mandate will require masks in public indoor spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained,. It goes ...

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Missouri State Fair showcases $8 million facility improvements

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Visitors to the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia next month will enjoy about $8 million in improvements to the grounds. This includes campground improvements, brick horse barn upgrades and major renovations at ...

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Attendance at Auschwitz exhibit at Union Station breaks record

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A record 150,000+ tickets have been sold to the Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. exhibition at Union Station in Kansas City. “When we started planning this exhibition nearly six years ago, ...

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Missions leader Floyd McClung will be remembered at local service Saturday

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Floyd McClung, an author and international missions leader, will be remembered at a local service this Saturday. It will be held at 10 a.m. at Shoal Creek Community Church in Pleasant Valley, ...

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MoDOT to hold job fair at City Union Mission

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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is in dire need of workers in the coming months and will hold a job fair July 19 at Kansas City’s largest homeless shelter. MoDot shares ...

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Manhattan and Lawrence, Kan. rank among youngest metro areas in nation

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Manhattan, Kansas is the youngest small metropolitan area in the nation, and Lawrence, Kan., ranks 12, a new study found. The U.S. population is getting older. Aging Baby Boomers and declining fertility ...

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Ice cream socials will celebrate Missouri’s birthday on Aug. 10

As Missouri’s 20oth birthday approaches on August 10, communities across the state are hosting simultaneous ice cream socials. Below is a list of Kansas City-area events but there’s still time to plan your ...

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Help homeless veterans on Independence Day

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No veteran should have to suffer homelessness, but the good news is that the number of veterans experiencing homelessness is declining. A point-in-time survey by the Department of Veterans Affairs reports that ...

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Kansas City area offers numerous events for July 4 weekend

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Dry weather is in the forecast for the July 4 weekend, and a number of activities are on tap for the Kansas City region. Visit KC offers several suggestions. Look to the ...

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Former Royals player Ben Zobrist sues pastor over affair with wife

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Ben Zobrist, who helped lead the Kansas City Royals to the 2015 World Series championship, is suing his former pastor for allegedly having an affair with his wife. Zobrist says that his ...

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Navy Week comes to Kansas City June 28-July 4

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The U.S. Navy is making a “port call” in Kansas City for Navy Week, the first in the city since 2015, will take place June 28 – July 4. It concludes with ...

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Bikers with a Mission supports homeless effort

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City Union Mission will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of their signature fundraiser, Bikers with a Mission (BWAM) Benefit Ride, on Saturday, July 17.  Registration is now open for the benefit ride which helps raise funds ...

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Powerful exhibition “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” now open at Union Station in Kansas City

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The much-anticipated exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. opened at Union Station in Kansas City this week. Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D., one of the curators, wishes there was no need to ...

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Shelter KC helps homeless as temperatures soar

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Shelter KC is partnering with local churches as temperatures across the region reach 100 this week. The organization is in need of donated bags that include bottled water, reusable water bottles, sunscreen, ...

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World Revival Church responds to allegations

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Kansas City-based World Revival Church recently came under scrutiny after a local television station produced a story with the headline “Congregation or Cult?” It outlined alleged abuse that occurred at the church. ...

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