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But we know better as this morning starts with eliminating the fluff and focusing on (slightly) more important local news offerings:
Confronting The KCMO Gang Crisis
Kansas City Police Department, neighborhood leaders, and crime reduction organizations met Thursday, Feb. 28, to dig deeper into the roots of gang violence afflicting the Northeast community. Leaders and representatives unpacked the issue from a holistic perspective, as various departments spoke about their approach and specific roles in tackling violent crime.
Saving The Local Small Time
Iatan, MO - The Village of Iatan, just North of Weston Missouri, used to be a bustling shipping port town alongside the Missouri river. It was a steamboat stop and a regular train stop, but flooding in 1881 moved the trajectory of the river west, moving business elsewhere.
Tech Crime Talk
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The largest police department in the United States is influencing how cops solve crime right here in Kansas City. "The technology that we have at our disposal makes it more likely that if you choose to commit a crime in our city, we will catch you," Kansas City Police Sergeant Jake Becchina said.
KC Sign Of The Times
When firefighters arrived at Freedom Ministries Church in Grandview, West Virginia they were left stunned by what they saw. A devastating fire -- so hot that firefighters had to back out at one point -- was ravaging through the building, the Coal City Fire Department said in a Facebook post.
EPIC Drama Debuts Locally
KANSAS CITY, MO - 'The Humans' is the winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play and was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize. It is about the Blake family, who gathers for Thanksgiving dinner in lower Manhattan at their daughter's new apartment.
Front Office Envy Check
In today's baseball, how much money you spend and who you spend it on are more important than ever for small market teams. These teams can't afford to sign A list free agents or overpay for under-performing players.
Kansas City Coldness Considered
As the saying goes, "perception is reality," but is it? Let's use this past winter to test that theory. I know technically winter doesn't end until March 20 at 4:58, but seasonal winter records are kept from December 1 to February 28.
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