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Kansas City Doggie Style Slide-In Without Full Payment
KC Pet Project began moving animals Friday into its new facility.The grand opening is set for Jan. 24. KC Pet Project began moving animals Friday into its new facility. The grand opening is set for Jan. 24.
KCMO Domestic Drama Gunfire
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Kansas, woman has been charged with firing a handgun into a car in which her 2-year-old daughter was a passenger. Tamashya Foster, 46, allegedly met a man at a motel parking lot in the 6300 block of Blue Parkway for a custody exchange around 8:45 p.m.
Show-Me GOP Clean Out
The Clean Missouri amendment was passed by 62% of voters in 2018, but repealing at least part of it in the 2020 legislative session is a top priority for some lawmakers. The constitutional amendment was billed as a way to "clean up Missouri politics" by capping campaign contributions, limiting the powers of lobbyists and revamping the redistricting process.
Quitting In Kansas
SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) -- A Kansas state lawmaker has announced her resignation. Senator Mary Pilcher-Cook of Shawnee will give up her seat on Jan. 16. That is three days after the legislative session starts. "It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Kansas for 15 years; two terms in the House, and almost three terms in the Senate," she said in a statement.
Meth Town Deluge
A business in Independence is closing its doors after receiving no help for a broken culvert.The culvert has caused Fairmount Liquors to flood 12 times in four and a half years. "As you can see, we have everything up so that we don't lose product, which it is hard to run a business like that," owner Thelma Jordan said.Every rainstorm means extra work.
In a sizzling new photo posted to Instagram this week, Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel slayed in a sassy skintight snakeskin swimsuit. The beauty, who's among the most recognizable models for the lingerie brand, looked absolutely stunning while she modeled the one-piece, which is available from her own swimwear line called Tropic of C.
Hottie Friends Are The Best
She's still got it! Gisele Bündchen, 39, looked as good as ever wearing an army green bikini from friend and fellow supermodel Candice Swanepoel's swimwear line, Tropic of C, in a mirror selfie posted to her Instagram Stories on Monday. "Thank you @angelcandices for the beautiful @tropicofc bikini. I loved it!"
In Defense Of Hallmark
Dean Cain slams website claiming Hallmark Christmas movies are 'fascist propaganda': 'It's ridiculous, insane'
Hallmark veteran actor Dean Cain is coming to the network's defense after a website published a contentious article claiming its holiday movies are "fascist propaganda." Cain appeared on Friday's episode of " Fox & Friends" and blasted Salon.com and its writer, Amanda Marcotte, for spewing out "terrible" allegations against Hallmark on Wednesday.
Radio shock jock Don Imus, one of the early pioneers of his genre, died Friday less than two years after retiring, according to a family statement given to NBC New York. He was 79. The controversial morning personality's last day on the radio was March 29 of last year.
KC Christmas Fakers
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There's a new warning from the local business owner after counterfeit money was used at the store. Workers at Surplus Sales Outlet on E. Truman Avenue said they learned the hard way. "When I grabbed it, it didn't feel right.
Sprucing Up JoCo Justice
OLATHE, Kan. - Change is on the way in downtown Olathe with several projects in the works that could forever alter the face of the city. Johnson County, Kansas, is building a new courthouse just to the west of the Olathe City Hall. The building which currently serves as the courthouse will be demolished in 2021.
Katie Weather Warning
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