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    Area coach angry for ice bath after state championship win

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    It wasn’t that cold Friday or Saturday with temps in the mid 60s. That didn’t matter for one Kansas City area football coach–it was cold enough. Randy Dreiling, coach for St. Thomas ...

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    National Geographic says Kansas City is top 10 for trips

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    The venerable National Geographic has picked its favorite places and, guess what? Kansas City made the cut along with more famous places such as Toronto, Cairo, Ireland, Australia and more. With the ...

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    Giving Tuesday can impact local organizations

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    Across the area, people are participating in Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday unofficially kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, ...

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    Area roads remain treacherous Monday

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    Roads across the region remain treacherous Monday morning even after road crews attempted to remove snow. The problem? Rain that swept through the area turned to ice on the wet roads under ...

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    Small Business Saturday. Support your mom-and-pop shop!

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    Black Friday typically focuses on big box retailers. But where do your local small mom-and-pop shops fit in? Small Business Saturday. From Kansas City to Topeka, to Olathe and Lee’s Summit to ...

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    How Kansas City really got its name

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    Possum Trot, Westport, Westport Landing, or Kawsmouth? There are many names associated with the birth of Kansas City. Most people believe that the city was named after the state of Kansas, but ...

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    Possible major Sunday winter storm being studied

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    Kansas City could be in the bullseye for a major winter storm on Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the entire region on Sunday from 6 a.m. ...

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    You can help City Union Mission ‘Celebrate Hope’

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    City Union Mission began their CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor or Homeless campaign on October 1 with the objective of securing about half of the Mission’s yearly operating budget by January 31, 2019. They ...

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    UMKC suspends prof who kept student ‘slaves’

    For the second time in three years, a seemingly successful, high profile UMKC professor hailing from Asia has been accused of abusing his students, this time to the point of “slave labor.” ...

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    Area highways very busy for Thanksgiving travel

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    More than 54 million Americans are traveling this week, journeying 50 miles or more away from home to celebrate Thanksgiving. How will holiday travel affect Kansas and Missouri drivers? Those numbers will impact local residents as I-70, ...

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    National Christmas tree to stop here on its cross-country voyage

    The official Christmas tree of the nation’s capitol is traveling across the country, and it’s making stops in Perry, KS, Kansas City, KS, and Independence, MO. The tree is making its way ...

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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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    Salvation Army invites public to help on Thanksgiving

    The Salvation Army of Kansas City will continue a longtime area holiday tradition with the return this month of its annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner. The dinner, which is open and free ...

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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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