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    Leavenworth Chevy dealership donates $50,700 truck & $5,000 in equipment to kids’ ball teams & fields

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — The City of Leavenworth’s Parks and Recreation received an exciting gift on Wednesday from Henry Martens Chevrolet Buick GMC in Leavenworth. The dealership donated a $50,700-value truck and $5,000 in sports equipment to Leavenworth’s youth baseball and softball program. “This is a result of the Royals winning the World Series,” said Steve […]

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    Lab results show laced coffee did not make Smithville High School teacher sick

    SMITHVILLE, Mo. — In February, police began investigating an accusation at Smithville High School that someone put an unknown substance into a teacher’s cup of coffee. The incident happened on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the district’s high school. Police say the teacher started experiencing unusual symptoms that required him to seek medical attention. The coffee was sent […]

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    Zoo kills two lions when suicidal man jumps in their enclosure

    A zoo killed two lions to save a man who jumped into the big cats’ enclosure in the Chilean capital. The man climbed over the fence Saturday and removed his clothes before approaching the lions, according to a statement posted on the Santiago Metropolitan Zoo Facebook page. He was apparently attempting suicide, and a note […]

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    Do you know how loan payments work?

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You probably have some kind of monthly loan payment. If you don’t understand how that loan gets paid off, you may mishandle your payments and risk hurting your credit rating. It is important to understand how loans work. Kathy Stepp with Stepp and Rothwell shares how loan payments actually work. ‘Regular’ loan […]

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    Joe’s Weather Blog: Math: Sun + humidity + … = rain + storms (SUN-5/22)

    5 years ago later this afternoon Joplin, MO was devastated by an EF5 tornado packing winds of over 200+ mph. The town still hasn’t recovered. It was on the ground for over 22 miles and at times was 1 mile across. It killed over 155 people and injured well over 1000 people. Folks there are […]

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    Clothing brand sees spike in sales after refusing photoshopped images

    Chalk one up for authenticity. For years, retailers have been pushing impossibly high beauty standards with photoshopped images, much to the detriment of the body images and self esteem of the general public. But it looks like the public is pushing back, at least the market seems to be heading that way. Clothing brand Aerie […]

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    Johnson County Gateway Project results in big traffic changes as construction continues

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Big traffic changes are coming to Johnson County this weekend as the Gateway Project continues. Starting Friday, May 20 at 9 p.m., all lanes of northbound I-35 at I-435 will be fully closed for former flyover bridge ramp demolition work. They are reopening at 10 a.m., the following day. All lanes of […]

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    The medical tests you don’t need

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Medical tests are costly, time-consuming and anxiety-provoking. Some are even risky. You’re probably getting some tests that you don’t need. You can say “no” to them. Kelly Gaulke remembers being told she didn’t need an annual pap smear. “You think if you don’t screen me, what if something happens?” said Gaulke. […]

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    Vaping explosion knocks out man’s teeth, rips hole in tongue

    ALBANY, N.Y. – Kenneth Barbero of Albany, NY was enjoying a nice millennial vaping session when the hand-held device he was using blew up in his face; knocking out teeth, ripping a hole in his tongue and leaving his hands covered in burns. “[It was] like an M80 bomb went off in my mouth,” Barbero told […]

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    Thinking it’s graffiti, city paints over mural created by Iowa h.s. students who thought they had approval

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Students and teachers at a Des Moines high school are trying to regroup after a mural they worked on for over a year was painted over by the city. The teachers and students involved thought they had approval from the city to paint the flood wall by the Raccoon River. The city says […]

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    New rule expands overtime pay to millions of workers

    Starting later this year, millions more workers will become eligible for overtime pay. Under a new rule announced by the White House Tuesday, anybody making a salary of less than $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week. That’s roughly double the $23,660 threshold […]

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    Sanders takes Oregon, Clinton narrowly wins in Kentucky Democratic primary

    Hillary Clinton will squeeze out a cliffhanger victory over Bernie Sanders in Kentucky’s Democratic primary Tuesday, CNN projects, a result that keeps her on track to win the nomination but also highlights deep divisions in the party. Clinton won the state by half a percentage point with nearly all the votes counted. She declared victory […]