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Buck O’neil center vandalized overnight

The memory of Kansas City’s most beloved personalities came under attack last night as the new Buck O’Neil Education and Research Center was vandalized, causing serious damage. The building honors O’Neil, who started ...

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Wichita douses Fourth of July fireworks with heavy fines

Wichita is cracking down on a time-honored Fourth of July tradition–the setting off of fireworks. The city has banned fireworks that shoot sparks higher than six feet or fireworks that shoot flaming ...

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Jurassic World revives old plot lines, not just dinosaurs

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Claire Dearing is different now. She’s had a change of heart.  Whereas she used to be all about the business of managing the dinosaurs at the theme park Jurassic World, she’s now ...

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Sunburn-causing melanoma avoided with sunscreen

If you’re wondering whether it’s worth the trouble and expense to use sunscreen, consider this: Only one blistering sunburn you get as a child or adolescent doubles your risk for skin cancer ...

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Not your parent’s VBS! Summer tradition makes a comeback

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Vacation Bible School — better known as VBS — is back as one of the most popular church programs in America after a few years of decline. Back in the 1890s, a pair ...

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‘Thor,’ ‘The Last Jedi’ make their debut on Netflix

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Netflix customers groaned last year when Disney announced it eventually would sever its agreement with the streaming service. But lost in the details was some good news for Netflix movie buffs: The ...

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What you can do to make Memorial day meaningful

Today marks the 150th anniversary of that first “Memorial Day” remembrance, when Congressman James Garfield—who would later become president—addressed a crowd of more than 5,000 at Arlington Cemetery. The tradition continues to ...

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Great American Family Campout is July 30 & 31 in Shawnee Mission Park

What could be better than a family campout right here in Johnson County? Come join us for the ninth annual Great American Family Campout and enjoy a rare opportunity to sleep under ...

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