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Show-Me Sen. Kiki Challenge!!!
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KCTV) -- It's no secret that Kansas City loves the Chiefs, and now one Missouri lawmaker wants to spread that love to the entire state. The lawmaking process began in the senate lounge Tuesday, as Jackson County lawmaker Kiki Curls introduced a piece of legislation that's a break from the norm.
Newspaper Publishes Provincialism
Kansas and Missouri lawmakers are considering bills to strengthen the rural economy. Those efforts will work better when legislators understand the importance of urban areas to the states' well-being.
Double Power Play Talk
Companies have complained for years that electricity rates run higher in Kansas than in surrounding states. That gives manufacturers and retailers in other states an edge, they say, and discourages businesses from moving to Kansas. Now the Legislature wants to know what's causing such a disparity.
Kansas City Diploma Mill Blues
Local Vatterott College students and staff members are facing more frustration more than a month after the school suddenly closed its doors. Some of their belongings are still locked inside. Bernard Flucke was a professor in the automotive department. He was training future mechanics when he lost his job.
Tragedy In Paradise
A visitor was pulled unresponsive Saturday from South Maui waters. The incident was reported at 1:13 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Maui Ocean Safety and fire personnel responded to assist a snorkeler in the area of the Kamaole point (between Kamaole 2 and Kamaole 3 beach parks).
Golden Ghetto Doggie Best Wishes
A puppy abandoned at a construction site and tied to a pole in freezing temperatures is recovering after dealing with hypothermia and malnourishment. Curiosity and spunk are starting to slowly return to the puppy now named Ridge. "He's doing incredibly well," said puppy foster parent Michelle Taylor.
Kansas City Legacy Contemplation
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- For many around Kansas City it might seem like yesterday. For others, it might feel like an eternity. But Jan. 22, 2019, marks the two-year anniversary of the death of Kansas City Royals rising superstar Yordano Ventura. Ventura died in a car crash in his home country of the Dominican Republic in 2017.
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