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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Charlatan hired by Brown family to swing evidence

Well, here we go. It was to be expected when the evidence started to go the wrong way.

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3 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Marching band does mass ice bucket challenge

The Blue Springs High School marching band got more than 300 people to take the ice bucket challenge at once Wednesday, raising awareness about and money for ALS.

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Related Topix: Blue Springs, MO

14 hrs ago | City of Blue Springs

City, Chamber and EDC Announce 'How to Open a Business in Blue Springs' Guide

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Related Topix: Blue Springs, MO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Northeast News

Northeast's Most Wanted

These people are sought by the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department and are presumed to be in our area.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Outside the Beltway

Today in Circular Reasoning

A commissioner in Jackson County wants to erect a monument at the courthouse that would feature the Ten Commandments alongside other historical documents.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Monuments proposed for Jackson Co. Courthouse, Ten Commandments to be included

A Jackson County Commissioner is proposing to the Commission to put three monuments in front of the county courthouse, and one will be of the Ten Commandments.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Judge affirms award against Missouri diocese

A judge has affirmed an arbitrator's $1.1 million breach-of-contract award against the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City and St. Joseph for violating a 2008 settlement with victims of sexual abuse by priests.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Pitch

Judge Bryan Round will not preside over a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Anthony Bruno

Jackson County Circuit Judge Bryan Round will not preside over a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Anthony Bruno, who was shot to death by an off-duty Kansas City police officer last December.

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KCTV5

Neighbors on alert for Grain Valley home invaders

A frightening new crime trend is gripping Grain Valley as crooks sneak into homes at night while families are sleeping inside.

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Related Topix: Grain Valley, MO

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

DNA leads to charges in 1991 Kansas City rape

A Kansas man is charged in Missouri with sexually assaulting a teenage girl in a Kansas City park 23 years ago.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Missourian

David Rosman: On the brink of marriage equality, and perhaps, understanding depression

With the two cases now pending - one from St Louis the other from Kansas City - Koster wanted a broader ruling than what the state courts could declare with their limited jurisdiction.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Kansas City, MO, Missouri, US News, US Supreme Court

Lee's Summit Tribune

Attorney General Koster obtains criminal conviction of Lee's Summit...

August 12, 2014 -- Piersee ordered to pay victims in full, makes first $10,000 payment -- Attorney General Chris Koster today announced that Jack Piersee of Lee's Summit, the owner of the now-defunct Piersee Piano and Organ, pleaded guilty to 11 felony counts and faces more than 60 years in prison if he fails to make full restitution to his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Lees Summit, MO

Tue Aug 12, 2014

NBC Action News

Convicted former mayor refunding taxpayers

Before the former Grandview mayor checks into federal prison, he is refunding taxpayers for questionable expenses first uncovered by a 41 Action News investigation.

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Related Topix: Grandview, MO, Federal Prisons, Prison

NBC Action News

Independence man could face 10 years in prison

Davis, 29, pleaded guilty to the possession of two firearms by a felon. Police found two pistols inside Davis' car after he tried to run from the scene of the accident.

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Related Topix: Independence, MO

Business Journal

KC microloan fund nears $2.5M milestone

The KC Regional Microloan Fund continues to pick up speed, nearing $2.5 million in lending to small businesses after only two years in action.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

Newcomers Come Out On Top

The Primary Elections, held Tuesday August 5th, brought about a new runner for the November campaign for State Representative and a new face to the County Legislature.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, Kansas City, MO

Sat Aug 09, 2014

News Tribune

Jefferson City couple is one of eight same-sex couples suing state

The morning of her wedding day, Lisa Layton-Brinker went to the farmer's market to pick out some flowers.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, Kansas City, MO, Wedding, Missouri, Defiance, MO

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Friday Jackson County Question: Will Frank White Be his Own Man?!?

This morning let's start out with an important question that's been going around local political circles and has the potential to shape the future of Jackson County politics.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Kansas City 'Teflon Man' Convicted

An important Kansas City crime note considering a great deal of community interest in the crime and violence surrounding this ongoing case .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Missouri gay marriage case moved to federal court

The lawsuit was originally filed in Jackson County by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Activism

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