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Prices could gobble up KC-area charity budgets for turkey giveaways

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - We're just two weeks from Thanksgiving day. But be prepared for some sticker shock when you go to get your turkey. According to the American Farm Bureau Foundation - prices have more than doubled on some types of turkey.

Children's Mercy doctor explains reasons for RSV spike in Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, cases continue to rise in the Kansas City area, according to a doctor with Children's Mercy Hospital. There were 325 patients who tested positive last week, according to the latest data from the pediatric hospital.

Kansas City police officers recognized recognized at the 51st annual Awards For Valor

Kansas City-area police officers were recognized Thursday during the 51st annual Awards for Valor."Even as a little boy, he wanted to be an officer.

News We Love: KC police credited with saving baby girl who wasn't breathing

The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department says two of its officers saved an infant's life. Richard DuChaine and his partner, Officer Charles Owen, responded to a call for a one-month-old girl who wasn't breathing.Their quick actions are believed to have made a difference.

Faith groups gather in solidarity after Kansas City, Kansas, organization vandalized

More than 100 people gathered Thursday evening in a show of solidarity after the building of a Kansas City, Kansas, organization was vandalized with symbols of hate. On Oct. 21, the Dialogue Institute in Kansas City, Kansas, was ransacked and spray painted with swastikas and other offensive messages.

Best of KC 2022: The Coterie's childlike wonderment is anything but kid's stuff

Alice's Wonderland at The Coterie. // Jim Vaiknoras and courtesy of The Coterie Theatre This month, we published The Pitch's annual Best of Kansas City issue. You can browse the results of the readers' poll here. The issue also included a list, compiled and written by our editorial staff, of some of our current favorite things about Kansas City in...

The Great Jaguar Rises in Kansas City - KC STUDIO

"Lurking Jaguar-Masked Warrior" (c. 250 to 600 CE), is believed to represent a ranking noble warrior rising out of a jaguar, a leading mythological figure associated with royal power. The piece is a recent discovery, on public view for the first time in the Maya exhibition.

Shawnee veteran creates memorial to honor friends that died fighting for the U.S.

Veterans Day is Friday.One Shawnee, Kansas, man is building his own tribute to those who served.The holiday will always be a special day for 80-year-old John Sigman.The retired former U S Army Soldier took an honor flight trip to Washington D.C. in 2019.

Fallen NKC officer, Olathe SRO honored at Kansas City area's Valor Awards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dozens of outstanding Kansas City-area law enforcement officers were honored Thursday at the annual Valor Awards. Two of the officers awarded were fallen North Kansas City Officer Daniel Vasquez and Olathe School Resource Officer Erick Clark. Vasquez was shot and killed during a traffic stop in July, a year after graduating from the police academy.

The Chiefs annual Toys For Tots collection is slated for week 10 vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Kansas City Chiefs and Marine Corps are joining forces once again.Sunday's Chiefs game is the club's annual Toys for Tots collection.A week 10 matchup vs.

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