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  • Karli’s Forecast: Perfect baseball weather!

    We have more Royal blue skies in the forecast for Game 1 of the World Series!  Temperatures will end up in the lower 70s this afternoon and drop into the 60s for first pitch.  Skies will stay clear tonight into tomorrow morning.  Rain is still expected later this week, find out when it will arrive in the forecast here.  FOX 4 Weather Blog Facebook Weather Alerts Follow FOX 4 Weather on Twitter Missouri Highway Conditions Kansas Highway Conditions

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    Woman, 29, chooses to end her life in 11 days

    PORTLAND — A 29-year-old woman has chosen Nov. 1, 2014 as the day she will die — two days after her husband’s birthday. Brittany Maynard was a vibrant young woman. She has run several half marathons, spent a year traveling through Southeast Asia and once climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, East Africa. On Jan. 1, 2014 her world changed when she was diagnosed with grade II astrocytoma, a severe brain tumor. Doctors predicted she had 10 years to live. “When […]

  • Ray-Pec volleyball players injured in school bus crash near Lee’s Summit West HS

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A school bus crash that happened at about 4: 30 p.m.  on Monday near Lee’s Summit West High School sent 13 Raymore-Peculiar High School volleyball players to five different area hospitals with injuries. FOX 4’s Molly Balkenbush reported from the scene that one player sustained serious injuries with broken bones, but the injuries are not considered life-threatening. Police initially said two girls were seriously injured, and updated that  number later Monday night. The accident scene was near the intersection  of SW Ward […]

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    KC Water customers may experience low/no water pressure due to pump station electrical outage.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City Water customers may experience low or no water pressure due to a pump station electrical outage on Monday. Kansas City Water Services is issuing a precautionary advisory to customers in the approximate area of SW Trafficway to Holmes Road and 30th Street to 39th Street, which may have experienced low water pressure due to a water pump station electrical issue. Customers in that approximate area are advised to boil water due to low pressure. […]

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    Job of the Day: October 2014

    If you’re an employer and want to submit a job opening, click here. The following are job openings posted for the month of October. October 1 Lansing, Kan. Economic Development/CVB Director www.lansing.ks.us Mahaffie Farmstead Olathe, Kan. Historic Site Guide www.olatheks.org October 2 Grain Valley, Mo. Parks Dept. Maintenance Worker www.cityofgrainvalley.org North Kansas City Public Works Dept. Water Plant Operator www.nkc.org October 3 Grandview, Mo. Recreation Dept. Guest Services Attendant www.grandview.org Olathe, Kan. Wastewater Facilities Plant Maintenance Tech www.olatheks.org October 4 Riverside, Mo. […]

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    Ebola screeners wanted at JFK Airport for $19 an hour

    NEW YORK CITY —  Ebola screeners are being hired at five of the nation’s airports to help identify people that may be infected with the Ebola virus. The job pays $19 an hour and requires special qualifications. Hiring is being conducted through Angel Staffing Inc., according to PIX-11 News. Screeners are wanted at John F. Kennedy, Newark Liberty, Washington Dulles, Chicago O’Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta.

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    Bats in hand, Starstruck dancers rock out to ‘Party Like It’s 1985′

    Award-winning dancers from Starstruck Performing Arts Center gathered their parents, siblings and friends for a choreographed rendition of Party Like It’s 1985 in honor of the Kansas City Royals. Dance choreographed by Erin Lustig.  

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    FOX 4 Fan Photo Contest for the 2014 high school football season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Here we come! FOX 4 is on the move this high school football season, ready to visit your school and follow the action on the field. We look forward to highlighting the fun and competition of Friday nights! We know you take plenty of pictures while you’re at the game…. and we want your best shots! Grab your phone or camera and snap those selfies of you in your school colors. Take pictures of fans, the […]

  • Fun fall activities to do around Kansas City

    Kristina Light of KC Parent Magazine shares favorite fall activities around Kansas City. •Visit KCParent.com where you`ll find 50 ideas under $5 •And, we`re excited to announce a BRAND NEW sister publication, KC At Home Magazine  to kick off the new publication we are giving away 2 World Series tickets on KCathome.com and KCParent.com •A Few of our favorite Fall outings include: Free tours of Louisburg Cider Mill •Visiting the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art where they currently have the Plains […]

  • Apps for parents that give peace of mind on Halloween night

    Brenda Hill From Verizon Wireless shares the following app information parents can consider during this years’ Halloween outings. Family Locator App: Helps you track your child’s whereabouts, so you`ll know exactly where they are when they are out trick or treating. Family Locator from Verizon: Just $9.99/month for Verizon customers, allows parents to keep tabs on children quickly and easily, which makes it the perfect safety precaution for trick-or-treating. The apps includes: • See a child`s location (right down to […]

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    Car crashes into window at Lee’s Summit QuikTrip

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A driver accidentally ran into a Lee’s Summit QuikTrip, shattering the window. The incident happened at 3rd and Blue Parkway. Police said the driver did not appear to be injured. It’s unclear at this time what cause the driver to ram the building. No other information has been released.

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    A VIRAL VIDEO for KC: A (Lorde) song for the KC Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There have been several ‘Royals’ parody songs popping up on the Internet just in time for the World Series. But one of them was written and produced months ago by Royals fans John Long, Aaron Lage and Aaron Durkalski. See the lyrics and his social media information below the video player. Also, you can see Lorde’s original music video for her song “Royals” at the bottom of this post. “Royals” Parody Lyrics: [Verse 1] A baseball […]