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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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Four good reasons to keep up with home maintenance

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After a busy work week, it can be hard to get motivated to complete chores and home maintenance around the house. And knowing what tasks to do and when to do them ...

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Do armed members make church-goers feel more safe?

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In the aftermath of several high-profile church shootings, most pastors say their congregations have taken some precautions to protect those in attendance. That includes peppering armed members throughout the church. Since 2000, ...

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Travel ban extended to six new nations over poor security

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After weighing growing security concerns, the Trump administration has extended a travel ban for six additional nations. President Donald Trump signed the authorization for the countries who have failed to comply with ...

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Warren, Buttigieg want over-the-counter abortion drugs

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Seven Democratic presidential candidates, including front runners Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg, want to remove safeguards on dangerous abortion drugs and allow them to be sold over the counter. The New York ...

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Area highways very busy for Thanksgiving travel

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A record 55 million Americans are traveling this week, journeying 50 miles or more away from home to celebrate Thanksgiving with three storms spanning the country. How will holiday travel affect Kansas and Missouri drivers? Those ...

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Missouri has one of nation’s highest murder rates

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The Show-Me State has one of the nation’s highest murder rates – and it is climbing rapidly. Missouri had 7.9 murders per 100,000 residents in the period from 2013 to 2017, trailing ...

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Severe burns after generic phone charger touches necklace

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A young woman suffered severe neck burns after her necklace came in contact with her generic cell phone charger, prompting experts to warn about the potential dangers of using these products. The ...

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El Paso witness carried lost children to safety

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A witness to the mass shooting at the El Paso Walmart risked his own life as he carried kids to safety after they were caught in the crossfire. Glen Oakley was at ...

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National Night Out activities help keep neighborhoods friendly and safe

Safe Streets is about to embark on its 23rd year of National Night Out in the Topeka/Shawnee County community. This annual event, which will be held Saturday, August 10, brings neighborhoods together ...

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Lawrence School Board votes to inhibit apprehension of illegal immigrants

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The Lawrence, Kansas Public School Board has voted to obstruct Federal law enforcement with a resolution targeting Immigration and Customs Enforcement efforts to apprehend individuals who are in the country illegally. The ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Netting or Not?

The debate is on. After two kids have been hit with foul balls beyond the netting at Major League games this year, is Major League Baseball going to do anything about it? ...

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Tablet burns through mattress as child sleeps

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An 11-year-old British boy had a “lucky escape” when a tablet burned through his mattress down to the springs, but never developed into a full fire as it continued to smolder as ...

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Church bus crash leaves two dead in Colorado

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A dozen people remain hospitalized Monday after a deadly bus crash involving a church group on Sunday, June 23 in Pueblo, Colorado. KRQE in Albuquerque reports that 10 kids and 5 adults ...

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Truck collides with 10 motorcycles, killing seven

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The state of New Hampshire is in shock Sunday after a motorist plowed into a group of 10 motorcycles Friday night, killing seven. Authorities are trying to determine why the truck, which ...

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No more abortions by Planned Parenthood in Missouri

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The last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri has again lost its license and cannot perform the procedure. The current license for the abortion center expired Friday and the Missouri Department ...

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Helicopter crashes into New York skyscraper

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Rescue workers say it was a miracle more people were not killed after a helicopter crashed into the roof of a New York City skyscraper Monday. The crash landing, which killed the ...

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Active shooter drills terrorizing children, says columnist

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School districts are actually terrorizing children rather than making them feel safe with active shooter drills. New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz says they are unnecessary and should not be a staple ...

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A woman’s desperate mission to save kids of prostitutes

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This is the remarkable story of Sarah Bowling, told in her own words. She’s the founder of Saving Moses and she’s on a very unique mission to rescue the children of prostitutes: We were ...

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Toddler electrocuted putting phone charger in mouth

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Most people absentmindedly keep phone chargers plugged in, even when they are not charging a phone. That danger is now more apparent after a 2-year-old child was electrocuted after she put a phone ...

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3 storm tips that will keep you alive

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This week is the anniversary of the devastating tornado that leveled much of Joplin, Mo. And this year, spring weather is causing havoc with historic flooding and tornadoes.  What storm tips can ...

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Kansas, western Missouri at risk for huge tornado outbreak today

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Kansas City is included in a severe risk area for tornado activity today and tonight. Nineteen million other Americans are also in the path of destruction today after nearly four dozen tornadoes ...

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Churchgoers help save kidnapped child at motel

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A kidnapped girl is safe at home after two churchgoers in Fort Worth, Texas spotted the kidnapper’s car and called police. Law enforcement is calling them heroes. Eight-year-old Salem Sabatka was found ...

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Selfie on electric transformer kills woman

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A woman in Russia who allegedly climbed onto an electricity transformer to take a selfie ended up electrocuted and burned to death. Witnesses cited in a report by The Sun said local police near the village of Kuznetsy were still ...

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Armed rangers will now patrol famous Kansas City parks

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Kansas City has a crime problem and now, even public parks may not be safe for citizens. KCTV5 News reports that Kansas City’s parks will soon have armed park rangers to ensure ...

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