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04/12/18 La policía de Independence, Mo., está investigando el asesinato de un hombre dentro de un departamento ubicado en la calle 35 y Sout Lynn Court en Independence, Mo. El hallazgo fue hecho después de que autoridades recibieran una llamada y al llegar al lugar, encontraron el cuerpo de dos hombres. Al día de hoy se desconoce cómo ocurrieron los …

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Beto Lopez assumes new council post

Edie R. Lambert A political newcomer with business acumen has joined the Lee’s Summit City Council. Challenger Jose “Beto” Lopez won the election and a recount in the District 3 race for city council. He beat incumbent Diane Seif by five votes in the April 3 Missouri municipal elections. Lopez held on to his victory with one fewer vote in …

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Measles outbreak in Kansas grows

By Chara The Kansas Department of Health and Environment recently issued a press release stating that 16 cases of the measles have been identified in Kansas. There have been 13 cases reported in Johnson County, two in Linn County and one in Miami County. The first case was reported by a Kansas daycare facility. According to several media outlets, a …

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Termómetro KC – Noticias Locales

04/05/18 Un hombre de Kansas City, Mo., ha sido culpado con varios cargos graves que incluyen amenazar a punta de pistola a una pareja. El hombre se enfrenta a cargos de uso ilegal de armas, abuso en cuarto grado y acciones criminales. Al día de hoy se desconoce qué castigo le será impuesto y el hombre se estará sometiendo a …

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Rivas to share insights about Christian Science while visiting Kansas

By Tere Siqueira Spanish speakers in Kansas who want to learn more about the Church of Christ, Scientist (a.k.a., Christian Science) will have two opportunities to do so within the next few weeks. Heloisa Rivas – a native Brazilian who grew up as a Christian Scientist and offers lectures in five languages across the globe – will offer lectures on …

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Schlitterbahn executive charged in connection with 10-year-old’s death

Tyler Austin Miles, former director of operations at Schlitterbahn Water Park, was recently charged in connection with the death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab in 2016 on one of the Kansas City, Kan., park’s water slides. “A grand jury indicted the Schlitterbahn corporation and Miles with involuntary manslaughter, aggravated endangering (of) a child, aggravated battery and interfering with law enforcement,” KCTV5 …

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KC Area student walk-out

On Wednesday March 14, Kansas City Metropolitan area students joined the nationwide protest to gun violence. The protest started at 11 a.m. local time. Students were allowed to leave class and protest for 17 minutes each in honor of the Florida shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Nearly 3,000 protests nationwide took place throughout the country. Students talked to …

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Greitens indicted, Impeachment of Missouri governor being discussed

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens finds himself in a position where he could lose his job. As multiple news agencies reported, Greitens was indicted on Feb. 22 by a grand jury in St. Louis and charged with a felony – invasion of privacy for taking a semi-nude photo of a woman without her consent. Before becoming governor, Greitens had an affair …

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Hispanic contractors association of Greater Association of greater kansas city urges kansas city council to reject edgemoor

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Feb. 6, 2018) – The Hispanic Contractors Association of Greater Kansas City is calling on the Kansas City Council to reject Edgemoor, the proposed developer for the new KCI.  Hispanic Contractor Association leaders say they do not trust that Edgemoor is committed to support the local Latino community and provide real opportunities to local Hispanic-owned businesses.    “The KCI project has the power to change the trajectory of the Hispanic business …

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Procter & Gamble closing KCK plant

By Eulogio JP Manufacturing giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced the closing of its Kansas City, Kan., plant. On Feb. 7, Procter & Gamble’s area employees heard the news for the first time. Company leaders, including CEO David Taylor, are aggressively trying to cut manufacturing costs to help Procter & Gamble become more profitable and competitive. Established in 1905, …

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