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International Sound Of Kansas City
Our popular series Origin Story gets a musical twist each Thursday in December here on Flatland. Got an idea for an Origin Story? Drop us a line on Facebook or Twitter @FlatlandKC.
Kansas City Telcom Hard Times
AT&T Inc. will lay off 87 Kansas City employees from its office at 2121 E. 63rd St. between February and March as part of a larger restructuring of its call centers. According to a filing with the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, employees at AT&T's credit and collections center will be affected by the restructuring; the Dallas-based telecommunications company (NYSE: T) will continue its other operations in Kansas City.
Shawnee Crime Spree Today
Two Shawnee, Kansas, police cruisers were broken into early Thursday while they were parked at a car dealership for service. Police said someone broke into the secure lot at Shawnee Mission Ford. Authorities said they are taking inventory, but that it was possible that a police jacket was taken from one of the vehicles.
Meth Town Morning Murder Aftermath
One person is in custody after a fatal shooting early Thursday morning in Independence. Independence police said officers were called at 2:57 a.m. to a home in the 1400 block of North Osage Street on a reported shooting. Investigators said two people were involved in a fight before shots rang out, killing a man.
Show-Me Rare Local Winner
The Missouri Lottery is looking in KC for someone who matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing to win the jackpot. The winning ticket was sold a Brooklyn Mart at 2200 E. Truman Road in KC and had the number combination 5, 11, 14, 30, 33 and 34.
Kansas City Homestead Winning
The Kansas City and U.S. housing markets both saw an increase in value in 2017. The value of all homes in the U.S. market increased by $2 trillion in 2017, bringing the total value up to $31.8 trillion, according to real estate market website Zillow.
Kansas City Survivor Conversation
A moving interview with Sonia - Holocaust survivor and focus of award-winning documentary "Big Sonia"
Breaking News Sonia's story of surviving the Holocaust as a teenager and her life that follows is incredible. And it's being told in the award-winning documentary "Big Sonia". Dana and Scott had the opportunity to talk with Sonia in studio, as well as the filmmakers behind the documentary.
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