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  • Woman remembered for spontaneous charm and contagious smile

    Posted on: 6:05 pm, November 29, 2013, by , updated on: 06:51pm, November 29, 2013

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – A week after getting news of her death, Michelle Russell’s friends and family came together to remember...
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  • Gay couple adds fifth child to their uniquely blended family

    Posted on: 5:51 pm, November 27, 2013, by

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — One metro couple is celebrating Thanksgiving after adopting a five-year old son, but at the same time...
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  • Healthy eating initiative in full swing for Jackson County’s corner stores

    Posted on: 5:26 pm, November 23, 2013, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An initiative to bring healthier food options to Kansas City, Missouri’s urban core is in full...
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  • Lawrence man served as an altar boy at JFK’s funeral

    Posted on: 10:56 pm, November 22, 2013, by

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — President John F. Kennedy’s funeral took places 50 years ago, just days after he was assassinated in...
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  • Early Black Friday start times get mixed reviews

    Posted on: 3:21 pm, November 20, 2013, by , updated on: 05:41pm, November 20, 2013

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence Shopping Center is joining the likes of major retailers, such as Target, Best Buy and Walmart,...
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    Independence Center Shopping Mall
  • Prayer vigil held for Kansas City man shot in his home

    Posted on: 9:32 pm, November 16, 2013, by , updated on: 11:00pm, November 16, 2013

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Friends and family of 40-year old Jonathon Cruz gathered Saturday afternoon to share memories and beg...
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  • St. Joseph woman charged with endangering the welfare of child

    Posted on: 6:16 pm, November 15, 2013, by , updated on: 08:16pm, November 15, 2013

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — A St. Joseph woman is behind bars after police say she neglected an infant. Megan Wright...
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    Megan Wright
  • Congress to pass EpiPen legislation for schools

    Posted on: 6:12 pm, November 14, 2013, by , updated on: 06:20pm, November 14, 2013

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The deaths of two students in Virginia and Illinois from severe food allergies has prompted Congress...
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  • Atheist group informed its help is unneeded for Thanksgiving outreach

    Posted on: 6:12 pm, November 13, 2013, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Rescue Mission (KCRM) usually asks for all the help it can get to...
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  • War exhibit provides help for KC homeless

    Posted on: 7:37 pm, November 10, 2013, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For Veteran’s Day weekend, a touring exhibit honoring troops from Kansas and Missouri who died in...
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  • News of the typhoon hits close to home

    Posted on: 10:54 pm, November 9, 2013, by

    NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — News of the typhoon hit close to home for one team member at WDAF. The...
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  • Parents accuse substitute teacher of assaulting their son

    Posted on: 5:14 pm, November 8, 2013, by

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The parents of an East Antioch Elementary student are pressing charges against a substitute teacher after...
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