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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A car was struck by a Union Pacific train at 85th & Prospect early Sunday morning. Police were called to the scene of an injury accident at 5:15 a.m. Officers say only minor injuries were reported. The intersection at 85th & Prospect was shut down while an investigation got underway.
Kansas City Family Works For Justice After Murder
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One metro family is raising the stakes and adding to the reward money for information in their son's unsolved homicide. "Somebody's going to see him. Somebody needs to come forward and collect this money. Dylan deserves justice," Randy Hill told FOX4.
Artsy Kansas City Endures Pandemic And Protests
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The coronavirus pandemic shut down most businesses and entertainment districts in the Kansas City metro, but some are slowly reopening and resuming normal activities as restrictions lift. On Saturday, the Kansas City River Market was buzzing with activity.
Show-Me Family Fighting For Coronavirus Cure
Two sisters in Missouri were among the first to have an unproven coronavirus vaccine injected in their bodies. If it makes it to market, it would also be the first DNA vaccine for any disease. Not long after researchers completed their work with mice, guinea pigs, ferrets and monkeys, Human Subject 8, an art director for a software company in Missouri, received an injection.
Panty Probs Persist
The following article is a written adaptation of an episode of Thrilling Tales of Modern Capitalism , Slate's new podcast about companies in the news and how they got there. Although it's known for making products for women, Victoria's Secret was created as a shopping experience for men.
Campaign 2020 Spending Season Now Underway
The presidential campaign is slowly shifting out of virtual mode amid nationwide protests and easing lockdown restrictions despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic. The decidedly untraditional 2020 campaign continues, and President Trump and have taken diverging paths with their advertising strategies.
Second Guessing CHAZ
In Seattle's Capital Hill autonomous protest zone, some Black leaders express doubt about white allies
SEATTLE -- Tracy Stewart stands on a street corner in the newly claimed Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone and shakes her head. Young white people are wandering what's become known as CHAZ, White Claw seltzers in hand as a tuba player lofts a jaunty tune into the evening air.
China Confronts 2nd Wave
Here is how quickly things can change with this Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. After 55 days without any new reported infections and an easing back to sort of, kind of normal life in Beijing, China, lock-downs have returned. That's because a new outbreak of Covid-19 coronavirus cases has occurred.
Wendy's And Community Jobs Burn For Social Justice
The restaurant caught fire Saturday after protestors broke windows at the restaurant and threw fireworks inside. Cortez Stafford, a spokesman for Atlanta fire, said the blaze grew because it wasn't safe to get to the area near the restaurant when the fire began. He estimated there were 1,000 protestors near the Wendy's.
Sound Of Success
Jazz trumpeter Hermon Mehari grew up in Jefferson City, Missouri, studied at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance in Kansas City, and served as a founding member of the award-winning jazz group Diverse. For the last few years, Mehari has made his home in Paris, France.
Local Food Help Here
Free fresh produce and other healthy food supplied by Harvesters may be picked up by persons in need during the four upcoming monthly visits to south Kansas City by a semi-truck that serves as Harvesters' mobile food pantry. The first event will run from 7 to 8:30 a.m.
Summer Hotness Cont'd
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