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Crash Site Still Mostly Closed
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Two lanes of eastbound I-435 are still closed Tuesday as crews work to remove burned butter from the interstate after Monday's fiery crash that seriously injured one. Crews believe they'll have all the eastbound lanes open by 10 a.m.
More KCPS Comeback Deets
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A meeting on Monday night with parents and neighbors continued to explore the possibility of reopening Lincoln Middle School to address increasing enrollment at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy. The meeting was held at Troost Elementary School.
Show-Me Prez Trump Key To Victory
WASHINGTON * President Donald Trump used the presidential bully pulpit to promote "Made in America" products on Monday. There was everything from Vermont maple syrup to firetrucks. For Missouri, it was hinges, made by the more than-a-century old Beehler Corporation in Mountain Grove, about 180 miles southwest of St. Louis.
Rock Chalk Education Debate Cont'd
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Attorneys for Kansas face an often skeptical state Supreme Court as they prepare to argue that legislators boosted spending on public schools enough this year to provide a suitable education to all children.
Kansas City Old School Lady Crash
Martin Augustine/KMBC SOURCE: Martin Augustine/KMBC Serious injuries were reported in a crash Tuesday morning on 63rd Street near Hardesty Avenue. Kansas City police said both drivers were heading west on 63rd Street about 8:45 a.m. when the driver of the car pulled in front of the truck, colliding with it.
Local Radio Talks Family Life
Balancing work and raising children has always been a challenge for mothers, but family obligations can be especially taxing for people in who are caring for their aging parents along with their own brood. Our ongoing series on KMBZ this week is "The Sandwich Generation -- Caught in the Middle."
Kansas City Losing Prize
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association has announced that Kansas City Royals First Baseman Eric Hosmer has won the 2017 Heart and Hustle award. The honor is given to one player on each MLB team and recognizes them for their passion for the sport and their embodiment of the values, spirit and traditions of the game.
Local Foodie Returns In Triumph
The James Beard Foundation's Taste America tour is back for a second helping of Kansas City. The national culinary tour headed to Kansas City for the first time last year and highlighted local chefs, such as Michael Corvino, who recently launched the Corvino Supper Club & Tasting Room at Corrigan Station; Colby Garrelts of Kansas City's Bluestem; and Howard Hanna of The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange.
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