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  • FOX 4 Blue Chip: Michael Rose

    FOX 4’s sports team profiles blue chip football player Michael Rose of Rockhurst High School.

  • Various Symptoms May Lead to Myasthenia Gravis

    Sometimes a person has so many symptoms it can be tough to figure out what the disease is. FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean says one woman finally learned she has a rare disease that’s treatable but won’t go away. For more information on Myasthenia Gravis, go to  or The Myasthenia Gravis Assocation will hold its 20th annual benefit and auction on Saturday evening, October 1st, at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park. For ticket information, call 817-256-4100 or […]

  • Historic KC Seeks Nominations for Preservation Awards

    The Historic Kansas City Foundation is accepting nominations for the annual Preservation Awards. Nominations are due November 18. To be eligible, the individual, group or project must be located in the greater Kansas City area. The project must have been completed or the activity must have taken place in the calendar year 2010 or 2011. The awards ceremony will take place in Katz Hall (5005 Rockhill Road) on December 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Awards include: Best Adaptive Re-Use. Awarded to […]

  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters Tip: Start Small

    Jumping into the world of couponing can be overwhelming.  The key is to start small.  Find a blog that includes sales and coupon match-ups for the store you shop at the most.  Get used to deal shopping there, then expand!  After you get the hang of things, add another store.  If you try to do it all at once you’re going to get frustrated and never try it again. Don’t know where to start?  Here are just a few of […]

  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters: Stock up for School

    t’s hard to know when you are getting a great deal, or one that just seems to be great.  Those clearance sections and sales tags can be tempting.  Here’s a basic list to check when it comes to school supplies.  If you see prices like these grab them for future use … or to donate to a great cause! Ballpoint Pens, 10 count — $0.50 Colored Pencils, 12 count — $0.60 Composition Books — $0.50 <runtime:topic id=”ORCRP017213″>Crayola</runtime:topic> Paints — $1.00 […]

  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters: Kick Up Your Shopping Savings

    A new App for your phone will have you saving as soon as you walk into your favorite store or restaurant.  It’s called Shopkick.  The App is free for iPhone or Droid.  For more information on how it works click here.

  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters: Save Even More!

    You have the cards, you use stacks of coupons, now what?  Most of the stores you shop at have extra savings that you may not even know about.  Here are a few ideas to get you started. Price Chopper Register your Price Chopper Shopper card here.  You’ll get an e-mail every week with extra coupons. If you earn enough to get a gas discount at QuikTrip, use it!  You’re already spending the money, and you’re going to need gas, don’t let […]

  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters: Save in Cycles

    Use your buying power to save every month!  You can expect certain things to go on sale, depending on the time of year.  Remember to stack coupons on top of sales to save even more money.  Here’s a list of some of the things you can expect to see on sale in August: Linens & Towels School Supplies Cereal Fresh Fruits & Veggies Swimsuits BBQ Equipment Patio Furniture Outdoor Toys

  • Sales Tax Holiday: Do Your Homework

    Missouri’s Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is just around the corner.  It starts Friday at midnight, but don’t rush to the store before you do a little homework of your own. First, make sure you are shopping in Missouri.  While some Kansas stores may offer a similar sale, the tax holiday is only in Missouri.  Keep in mind that there are three levels of sales tax.  There is state sales tax, county sales tax, and city sales tax.  Click here to […]

  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters: Money-Saving Apps

    There are all kids of smart phone applications available to help you save money when you are on the go.  These are just a few of the ones you’ll find: AAA — Gives you local restaurant and retail deals.  The app also gives you directions as well as the cheapest gas prices in your area. — Helps you find the cheapest gas Mobiqpons — Delivers coupons and discount offers to your phone based on your location Cellfire (scroll to the bottom of the […]

  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters Tip: Read Coupons Carefully

    Read each coupons carefully to get the best deals.  Some coupons list specific sizes and products.  Others are more generic and will say “good on any item” from a certain brand.  You can use these on trial size products or smaller products to get them for free, or close to it!

  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters: Save Even More During the Tax Holiday

    Do your homework before heading to Missouri stores this weekend.  They will be packed with people wanting to avoid paying tax on all kinds of school related items.  That’s chump change.  You can really work your Cost Cutters magic by adding coupons to the mix.  Here’s a list of a few of the coupons to print before you head to the stores. 15% off your shopping spree at Express click here Kohl’s 20% off shopping pass here 25% off printable coupon at […]

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