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I love what I do, love working at FOX 4 because I'm interested in people and their stories. I especially love stories that show the human spirit-- our kindness, survival skills, determination and stubbornness-- all the things that motivate us and make us unique and exceptional.

I have two teenage daughters. They keep me young and make me old at the same time. It's also interesting-- and sometimes frustrating-- to see life through their eyes.

Much has changed since I took my first television journalism job many years ago. But it's still about you-- the reader, the viewer-- and telling stories that matter and supplying you with an assortment of news that you need to hear, that you'll find interesting or compelling.

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    Your Halloween costumes

    What are you going to be for Halloween? Show us! Upload your photo with the “Submit Your Photo” button below. Be safe and have fun!

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    “Throw a Lotta Snow” Sweepstakes: Enter with the Word of the Day

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FOX 4, together with Lumax Power Equipment, is giving away FOUR snow blowers in the coming weeks! For four lucky winners that will mean NO MORE slow, arduous shoveling in the freezing cold! The prize is an Ariens Compact 24 model 920021 with a retail value of $799. The Sweepstakes begins on October 30 at 6:00 a.m. and runs through November 27. To enter, watch The FOX 4 Morning Show Monday through Friday starting at 6:00 a.m. During that hour, […]

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    True Blue Fan contest: Upload a picture wearing your Royal blue

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We know you filled your closet with Royal blue for the ALCS and now for the Royals in the World Series! We’re looking for pictures of fans all decked out and cheering on the hometown team. Share a picture with us for the FOX 4 True Blue Fan Contest, and if your picture is randomly chosen you could win a 42″ Big Screen Samsung Smart TV. The prize is provided by Amini’s. Click here for complete rules. […]

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    Yost’s final words before World Series Game 7

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The long baseball season comes to an end tonight with the seventh and deciding game of the World Series. Wednesday night’s starting pitching has 39-year old Tim Hudson going to the mound for the Giants against Jeremy Guthrie of the Royals. This is a rematch of the Game 3 starters when the Royals won 3-2. Hudson is the oldest man to ever start a World Series seventh game. The San Francisco Giants are also starting Juan […]

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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 […]

  • ‘Royals Ready’ rap by Blue Valley grad, played during Game 2

    B DOUBLE E, a 28-year-old rapper who lives in California but graduated from the Blue Valley School District, rushed back to Kansas City to make this video for his song “Royals Ready.” The song was played Wednesday night at Kauffman in the game against the Giants. B DOUBLE E is also known for the popular rap “Red and Blue”, which KU fans will appreciate.

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    Royals can’t crack Bumgarner, lose 5-0 in World Series Game 5

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner smothered the Kansas City Royals for the second time in a week, pitching a four-hitter that led the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead. Bumgarner struck out eight and walked none in improving to 4-0 in four World Series starts. He has allowed one run in 31 Series innings, an astonishing 0.29 ERA. “He’s got that arm angle and he’s got the cutter he can […]

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    Fan Challenge: From SF TV station to FOX 4 News

    On Friday morning, the news team at KTVU in Oakland, Calif., challenged FOX 4 and the Kansas City Royals fan base to prove who has the best, loudest, most supportive fans. Let’s do this for the Royals! All you have to do is like or share or retweet this picture! From KTVU: “Issuing a challenge to the FOX station in Kansas City; we want to show them that our fans are MORE fired up than their fans. LIKE & SHARE […]

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    Lathrop, Mo. student pulls gun during lunch period

    LATHROP, Mo. — Leaders in the Lathrop School District confirmed that a student pulled a weapon during lunch Friday at the middle school, and was quickly apprehended. According to a district official FOX 4 spoke to, the gun was not loaded and the principal was able to get the gun from the student. FOX 4’s Robert Townsend reports that the student is a 13-year-old boy and he is now in juvenile custody at the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, which is handling […]

  • Recipes

    Paleo receipes by Evolve Paleo Chef

    Cauliflower Mash by Evolve Paleo Chef Yield: 6 Servings Portion Size: 4oz 1 -head Cauliflower 3 Cloves Garlic 2 TBSP Ghee Almond Milk Salt and pepper Preheat Oven: 450 degrees 1. Chop cauliflower into 2 in chunks 2. Roast the cauliflower in the oven on parchment paper with a little olive oil until brown spots appear on the tips. 450 degrees. Flip every 2-3 minutes. 3. While cauliflower is still warm place in food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. […]

  • Ned Yost: I’m not a dope but not the smartest guy either

    SAN FRANCISCO — Ned Yost, Royals manager, was asked Thursday in San Francisco about the adjective often used to describe him: You know the one: “Stupid”. You’ve heard it said, “We’ve been ‘Yosted’ again.” His response: “”I don’t account for it. I don’t care about it. You know what? I understand how this game is. I know that if something good happens, I’m going to look smart. My players won a ballgame yesterday… you know what I did? Nothing. I […]

  • Billy Butler’s dad: Enjoying the moment and so proud of his son & Kansas City

    SAN FRANCISCO — FOX 4’s John Holt and Al Wallace are in San Francisco, preparing for Game 3 against the Giants. As they were leaving Kansas City on Thursday, they ran into Billy Butler’s family at KCI. Butler’s mom and dad, Beth and J.D., and Butler’s mother-in-law Molly stopped to talk to them about what it’s like to see their son in the World Series. “I don’t know if it’s really set in yet. We’re just trying to enjoy the moment. […]