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Kansas City Tribute To Troops
Some crew member of the USS Kansas City visited their ship's namesake Monday."I think we just want to belong to something. For us to be part of a crew on a ship with a namesake city like Kansas City is wonderful.
Talking Kansas City Consequences
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A family's promise to never forget some of the youngest victims of crime has now become their Memorial Day ritual. The holiday is always tough for the Bernards. "I think that's the best way you can describe it: it's bittersweet," Marla Bernard said.
Never-Trumper And American War Hero Earns Local High Praise and Honor
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - The son of U.S. Sen. John McCain will accept the Truman Public Service Award in his late father's name. The Independence Examiner the city of Independence bestows the award each year to someone in public life who followed President Harry Truman's traits such as ability, honesty and integrity.
Thanking Old School Vets
The Heartland Honor Flight brings back raw emotion as Veterans visit their Memorials in Washington D.C.
Show-Me Fearsome Fish
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri conservation officials say a particularly troublesome invasive fish has been found in the state for the first time. An angler caught a northern snakehead in a ditch within the St. Francis River levee in April in Dunklin County. The St.
Kansas Payback For Prisoners
WICHITA, KS (AP) - One year after Kansas lawmakers agreed to compensate people who were wrongfully convicted and incarcerated, the state has paid two claims, is negotiating one and is fighting two others.
Troops Take Part In Kansas City Creativity & Healing
LEAWOOD, Kan. - Gary Walker thought his future was set in stone. He made the commitment to serve his country with the U.S. Air Force right after meeting his wife in high school. But suddenly, what he had envisioned for his life came to an abrupt end.
Weather Science Right Now
Some storms are expected to fire up Monday evening, but most of the area will remain dry. We'll see increasing clouds on Tuesday. A cluster of strong to severe...
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