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Columbia, Mo. tackles its violent crime as elections loom

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Columbia is gaining a reputation as one of Missouri’s most violent cities. The deep blue city, an outlier in an otherwise deep red central part of the state, has dealt with a ...

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Abundant Life Church, Jackson County settle lawsuit over COVID-19 restrictions

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Abundant Life Church in Lee’s Summit and Jackson County have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over COVID-19 restrictions. The county will pay the church $146,750 and agree that any future health ...

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Homeless man crashes press conference, gets help from New York Mayoral candidate

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During a press conference outside of Penn Station in New York City today, Mayoral Candidate Curtis Sliwa found himself counseling and comforting a homeless man. Sliwa had joined merchants, workers, and Guardian Angels ...

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Media were notified about police defunding before police chief

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The office of Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas notified local media of the plan to slash police funding before notifying Police Chief Rick Smith, according to emails obtained by Liberty Alliance USA. ...

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Kansas City Council considers controversial plan to slash police funding

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Despite soaring murder rates, the City Council in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday announced a proposal that would significantly reduce funding for the city’s police to the minimum allowed by state law ...

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Kansas City looking for community partners to tackle homeless issues

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The city of Kansas City has announced several new initiatives to address the homeless crisis. They include repurposing vacant homes and connecting the homeless community with resources to help lift them out ...

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Cass County counters KC mayor, offers to host Chiefs parade

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Bob Huston has a solution to Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas banning a Chiefs parade. Hold it in Cass County, Missouri. Huston, who serves as Cass Presiding Commissioner, made the suggestion in ...

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Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla diagnosed with COVID-19

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Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla was diagnosed with COVID-19 last week. The Democrat, who lost a bid for the 2nd Congressional district, will be out of the office for the next ...

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DOJ steps in on side of church against unfair Washington DC restrictions

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A prominent Washington D.C. multi-racial church is getting support from the U.S. Department of Justice after it sued the city’s Democrat mayor over reopening restrictions. The mayor, Muriel Bowser, is being accused ...

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Mayor Quinton Lucas announces yet another approach to fight rising violent crime

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Kansas City is on pace to shatter its homicide record this year, with 146 murders recorded so far. Mayor Quinton Lucas earlier this week introduced  another new crime prevention initiative directed at ...

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Black Seattle police chief resigns after Democrat city council defunding vote

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After months of animosity from the Seattle City Council and mayor, the city’s police chief says she is stepping down. The announcement was made public the same day the City Council approved shrinking ...

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Rioters attempt to burn down Portland Federal Courthouse

Rioters tried breaking into a U.S. courthouse in Portland overnight as they and federal forces clashed with rioters for a third night. Several areas of the building were set ablaze. Video footage ...

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St. Louis confiscates rifle used by couple to defend home

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Authorities have reportedly confiscated a rifle while serving a search warrant late Friday at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who made nationwide headlines late last month ...

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Minnesota Gov. now wants $500 million to rebuild after protests

After telling President Donald Trump he did not need help dealing with rioting in Minneapolis, the state’s Democrat governor now wants millions in taxpayer money to clean up the destruction and rebuild. ...

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Kansas City mayor will enforce only the city’s more-lenient reopening guidelines

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced he will enforce only the city’s reopening rules, not the more stringent ones from the state of Missouri. Even the liberal Kansas City star, which has ...

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Violent protests erupt over wrongful death of George Floyd

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is asking the Democrat governor to deploy the Minnesota National Guard to help with violent protests that have erupted across the state in response to the disturbing death ...

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Kansas City policy requires churches keep ‘lists’ of those entering

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A Kansas City phased reopening guideline requiring churches to keep “lists” of attendees, has alarmed many who see it as an infringement on religious liberty and privacy. In the policy issued by ...

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Attorney General William Barr opposes Mayor de Blasio plan to shutter churches

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Easter weekend underscored the tensions between the authority of the government to quarantine citizens and constitutional rights of freedom of worship and assembly. U.S. Attorney General William Barr supports religious organizations and ...

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Guidelines for Kansas City’s stay-at-home order

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Beginning Monday Night at midnight, Kansas City and most suburbs will enter into a mandatory stay-at-home order. Below is the official announcement with guidelines and instructions from Mayor Quintin Lucas. Kansas City ...

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Kansas City mayor proposes adding police to fight crime

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas proposes to put more police officers on the streets to address the high crime rate. “We owe it to the victims, to their families, to our own ...

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Kansas City files lawsuit over what it calls illegal firearms trafficking

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas has made reducing violent crime his top priority for 2020. He and the city council this week announced a lawsuit against a gun manufacturer for ignoring what ...

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Kansas City’s James A. Reed and his rise to power

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The list of Kansas City Mayors is a colorful one, with the likes of Gage, Reed, Barnes, Cowherd, and Clever, but none were as colorful as James A Reed. A Pendergast man, ...

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Conservatives boost candidacy of Quintin Lucas for mayor

The election for Kansas City’s new mayor doesn’t offer conservatives much of a choice. Instead of a race between a Democrat and Republican, the Tuesday, June 18 contest is a battle between ...

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Millennials are experiencing American prosperity; the Mueller report; and that young mayor guy

An amazingly solipsistic and inaccurate assessment of the American economy, coming from a Millennial with a big platform; a report that Robert Mueller is finished with all of his indictments; and a ...

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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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