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Kansas City Forecast Fear
We will start out with rain Sunday morning, which will change over to snow. Strong winds could produce near whiteout conditions, making travel hazardous.
Rundaround Last Night
A semi-truck driver led Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers on a chase from outside Kansas City to near Boonville on I-70 Sunday evening around 10 p.m.
Real Life Road Warriors
Public works crews in Grandview began pre-treating the roads Saturday ahead of Sunday's snow.
Kansas City Flight Ready
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With a winter storm is approaching the Kansas City area, many cities treated roads and bridges ahead of the storm. "If we don't get that much, we will just lay salt on the main routes," Grandview, Missouri, Equipment Operator William Briscoe said.
Confirmation: The New Ned
Despite his successful run over the past decade, Ned Yost is not going to manage the Kansas City Royals forever. He is the winningest manager in Royals history, bringing the franchise to two World Series appearances and taking home the 2015 championship, but he is 64 years old.
Life Without Coach Bill
Kansas State has won and lost football games in just about every way possible since Bill Snyder took over as coach in 1989, but the Wildcats' 42-38 loss to Iowa State on Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium may stand on its own. For decades now, K-State has protected second-half leads like gold in Fort Knox.
Show-Me High Flying Badness
Farmers and ranchers in parts of the Midwest are fending off a new menace: the federally protected black vultures, which swoop down and peck newborn calves and other small animals to death. Some cattle producers have lost multiple calves to vulture attacks that have become increasingly common over the past decade or so.
Snow Coverage Now
Your Saturday will be mild. Look for a high near 61 degrees. But snow is on the way for Kansas City. The metro could see 1-3 inches of snow. Areas to the north...
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