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19 hrs ago | 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

Tuesday | Missourian

Man accused of Kansas City area highway shootings claims innocence

A man charged with 10 shootings along Kansas City area highways earlier this year says he is innocent and he has the evidence to prove it.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Grandview, MO

Tuesday | Courthouse News Service

Just Keep it Out of the Newspapers ...

A Catholic parish fired a social-work director after a newspaper article revealed her sexual orientation, though the church knew she was gay when it hired her, she claims in court.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Gay/Lesbian

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

Candidate Rebecca Roeber Calls On Bob Johnson To Denounce Pro-Abortion Endorsement

July 21, 2014 With less than three weeks until the Republican Primary for the 34th District, conservative State Representative candidate Rebecca Roeber has called on her liberal Republican primary opponent, longtime Jackson County politician Bob Johnson, to denounce his recent endorsement from the pro-abortion group, Planned Parenthood.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Business Journal

Nixon warns Jackson County of tax cuts' costs

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon told Eastern Jackson County leaders that sales tax cuts passed by legislators could cost cities in the area dearly, The Independence Examiner reports.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Independence, MO, Blue Springs, MO

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KMBC-TV

Jackson County plans freedom memorial wall

Jackson County officials are planning a memorial wall to honor up to 1,000 people who contributed to the county's success, with an emphasis on black leaders.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lakefield Standard

Familiar face at Doman-Rose

Who says you can't come home again? Not Nicole Mueller. This summer, the Jackson County resident returned to her roots after her first year in college and is working as an intern at Doman-Rose Place and loving it.

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Related Topix: Liberty, MO, Kansas City, MO

News Tribune

Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Amendment 5

Missouri voters will get a chance Aug. 5 to decide if the state Constitution's "right to bear arms" language in the Missouri Bill of Rights needs to be changed.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Cole County, MO, Jefferson City, MO

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KMBC-TV

Man charged in Craigslist holdup, shooting investigation continues

A 24-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery of an Xbox for sale on Craigslist, the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office said.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Kansas City, MO, Buckner, MO

Prairie Village Post

County commission candidates on the issues: The 'economic border war' with KCMO

Today we publish the last of the responses from our questionnaire for the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners candidates.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Pitch

Bishop Finn sued again

A former pastoral associate at St. Francis Xavier Church sued the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Wedding

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Considering Cowtown Tribute: Kansas City Freedom Memorial Wall To...

Loving coverage by The Kansas City Star and a topic for TKC Blog Community discussion: "Bishop James D. Tindall did the Kansas City area a great service by getting the Jackson County Legislature to approve the creation of the Freedom Memorial Wall Commission to pick the names of 1,000 African American leaders for a new monument."

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KCTV5

Man clearing gun accidentally fires bullet, striking boy in back

A 22-year-old Kansas City man is accusing of accidentally shooting a 4-year-old boy in the back while clearing a weapon.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Business Journal

Newmark Grubb Zimmer expands in Lee's Summit via merger

Newmark Grubb Zimmer, a commercial real estate firm long headquartered in Downtown, now has a second office in Lee 's Summit.

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Related Topix: Lees Summit, MO, Kansas City, MO

Sun Jul 13, 2014

NBC Action News

Co-workers search for missing KC man

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Jackson County corrections officer has been missing for a week, and his loved ones desperately want to find him.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Tony's Kansas City

Fact: Clean Cut White Guy Gets Jackson County Slap On The Wrist After Deadly Crash

Credit to Fox4 for actually putting a mugshot on blast in a case that served to shock locals at the reality of class disparity when it comes to Jackson County crime and punishment .

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

KCTV5

Grieving family disgusted hit-and-run driver gets 120 days in jail

A family shared their disgust and outrage that a drunk driver who fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash will only get 120 days in jail.

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Northeast News

Absentee voting underway

Registered voters are currently able to cast an absentee ballot for the August 5, 2014, election in Kansas City, Mo.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Missourian

Dear Reader: How do you classify a storm? Depends whether you have a room with a (new) view

"They were just a normal, summertime thunderstorm complex," Jim Kramper of the National Weather Service told Missourian reporter Rachel Jelinek.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Weather, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Independence, MO

KMIZ

KC man accused of attempted hijacking, carjackings

A 28-year-old Kansas City man is facing nearly a dozen felony charges after police say he attempted to carjack several vehicles before trying to hijack a city bus.

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