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    Hy-Vee Zucchini Tots recipe

    Zucchini: Treat Yourself to Homegrown Goodness This summer, take advantage of local vegetables in season from you own garden, local farmers market or stop by your neighborhood Hy-Vee!   Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian, Tara Sallee, will show you a variety of ways to use your fresh, locally grown zucchini with easy recipes perfect for summer.   Zucchini Tots recipe: All you need: 4 cups shredded zucchini ¼ cup chopped onion 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 ½ cups cooked quinoa 1 cup sharp […]

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    Joe’s Forecast: Fleeting Showers?

    Clouds will help to keep temperatures from getting as hot as yesterday (by a few degrees) and there may even be a couple of showers around lunch-time in the area. Aside from that the bigger weather story will be the cooler and drier air that will start to move in early next week! Unfortunately this is a dry weather pattern for most of the area.     FOX 4 Weather Blog Facebook Weather Alerts Follow FOX 4 Weather on Twitter […]

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    Popular local artist tragically dies on hiking trip

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — David Goodrich, a well-known local painter, died tragically on a hiking trail in Utah. Other hikers estimate Goodrich died sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Goodrich had reportedly been hiking for hours on Tuesday, and stopped other hikers along the way asking for food and water. His dog, Sophia, who went along with him on vacation, survived the trip. The 52-year-old was known in Kansas City for his large paintings, especially portraits of people he […]

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    New obesity study: Weight gain prevention using bacteria

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A new study shows hope in the fight against obesity. Scientists at Vanderbilt are creating bacteria that act as a therapeutic compound in the gut. It prevents weight gain, even in high-fat diets. But all of it is being done with probiotics, a lot like the ones you can find in your yogurt. So far it’s only been tested on mice. The complete study is on Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s website. For a link to the complete […]

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    Dog cries for joy, nearly passes out when owner returns home after 2 years

    An overjoyed dog toppled over and nearly fainted when he was reunited with a family member after two years. In the YouTube video description, Rebecca Ehalt wrote that it had been two years since she had been home. She noted, “which in fairness is 14 years in dog years.” Ehalt said she took the schnauzer to a veterinarian where he was checked out. “Everything is fine,” she wrote.

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    ‘Disintegrated’ Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; ‘black box’ recovered

    MALI — French forces secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali, and found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday. Wreckage of the jet was found in a “disintegrated state” in northern Mali, he said, making it the third major international aviation disaster in recent days. “There are unfortunately no survivors. I share the pain of the families who are living a horrible ordeal,” he said. Hollande said the families would […]

  • The Rock finally lands his dream role in “Hercules”

    To convincingly yell “I am Hercules!” in his new action movie, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson had to do more than warm up his vocal chords. As a former pro wrestler, The Rock was already approaching Greek demigod territory in terms of build, but even he had to change his diet and exercise to become mythologically ripped. According to USA Today, the 42-year-old actor had to endure a “Hercules diet” that consisted of seven meals a day, extremely heavy on protein. […]

  • Project Eldercool delivers air conditioning unit to lung cancer patient

    Project Eldercool has handed out nearly 60 air conditioning units so far this summer to older people on fixed incomes who can’t afford to buy one. They’ve also added $100 to pay for their utility bills. FOX 4′s Kathy Quinn spoke with one man who benefited from The Bishop Sullivan Center’s program.      

  • Cadence Harris, from Atchison, was killed Friday night after an alleged kidnapping.
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    Cadence “Cady” Harris laid to rest in Leavenworth

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — Loved ones said their final farewells to a little girl killed in a wild chase a week ago. Cadence “Cady” Harris was laid to rest Friday. About 100 people attended the visitation at the Faith Evangelistic Center in Leavenworth; among them were members of Bikers Against Child Abuse, a motorcycle group that advocates for children. Police said Cady was killed last week after she was taken by her mother’s boyfriend. Marcus McGowan is charged with felony murder and […]

  • 4H Club showcases Johnson County Fair animals

    A 4H Club gearing up for the Johnson County Fair showcased some of their animals Friday on FOX 4′s Morning Show. The fair begins July 28 and runs through Aug. 2.  

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    Trash truck catches fire on 69 Hwy ramp, traffic affected

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Overland Park Police Department is working a fire at the ramp to southbound 69 Highway at 135th Street. A Deffenbaugh trash truck’s load caught on fire and they had to drop the contents at that location. Fire crews are on scene and the ramp will be closed for an extended amount of time while it’s cleaned up. No other details have been made available.

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    Jasmy’s Tangy Veggy Springetty

    Jasmy’s Tangy Veggy Springetty Ingredients: For the Pasta: • 1 pound whole-wheat spaghetti or angel hair pasta • 3 cups fresh or frozen mixed vegetables • Parmesan cheese, for garnish For the Sauce: • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 pound of 20 count shrimp, peeled and deveined • 1 tablespoon minced garlic • Salt and pepper to taste • ½ cup fresh lemon juice (from about 2 lemons) • ½ teaspoon white wine vinegar, optional • 1 tablespoon lemon […]