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Local Ballerina Celebration
She is one of the most successful ballerinas in the world, and she was born right here in Kansas City. Misty Copeland returned home Monday. KCTV5’s Carolyn Long explains how she quite literally changed the face of the American Ballet Theater.
More Deets On KCK Debate
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Four people are vying for current Kansas City, Kansas Mayor Mark Holland's position in the upcoming November election. Holland is finishing his first term and seeking another. The list will be whittled down after the primary August 1.
Kansas Jail Crackdown
A state senator is pushing for a legislative investigation of recent uprisings and disturbances at a 1,500-inmate prison near Wichita. Sen. Laura Kelly, a Topeka Democrat, on Monday proposed having legislative auditors look into incidents at the El Dorado Correctional Facility on at least four separate days in May, June and July.
Lakewood Nasty Charge Consequences
KC med-tech fired after nurse says she caught tech sexually assaulting elderly, non-verbal patient at Truman Lakewood
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Truman Medical Centers announced Monday afternoon that the technician accused of sexually assaulting an elderly patient on Friday at the Lakewood long-term care facility, has been fired. Police confirmed to FOX 4 News on Sunday they are investigating a sexual assault that happened at Truman Medical Center's Lakewood Campus, 7900 Lee's Summit Road.
Dead-Tree Conversation With Clay
The Star's editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Dave Helling talked with transit activist Clay Chastain on Monday, July 31, 2017, the week before Kansas City's voters are to decide the fate of Chastain's proposed sales tax increase for light rail.
Rock Chalk New Boss
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is moving on to accept a job in the Trump Administration, meaning current Kansas Lieutenant Gov. Jeff Colyer will be stepping in to the position. Colyer, from Overland Park, says he is ready to work with both Republicans and Democrats when he becomes governor.
Goodbye to Branden Albert! He is retiring. #Jaguars OT Branden Albert has elected to retire. This is not a drill.- Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) July 31, 2017 Branden Albert was one of two first round picks for the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2008 NFL Draft.
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