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Posted at 8:45 AM

Steve Broughton, the former Truman High School boys basketball and softball coach, will be on the sidelines once again next Tuesday as he is expected to coach a team in the Anything Can Happen Alumni Basketball Benefit Game that will help defray some of the costs as he battles pancreatic cancer.More than 50 former Patriot players are expected to be on hand for the 7 p.m. game. There is no charge for the event, but donations will be accepted at the door. All proceeds will benefit...

Posted at 7:49 AM

These orphans are available for adoption through the Regional Animal Shelter, 21001 E. Missouri 78, Independence; 816-621-7722.

Posted at 7:31 AM

Waist-high water shot through a canyon filled with heavy boulders, slippery sand and various types of fish. I stepped carefully to avoid taking a cold swim in the tail water section of Virginia’s Jackson River, an uninviting experience in...

Posted at 7:01 AM

Eric Berry can appreciate all the excited looks he witnessed Friday from hundreds of children who just picked up a backpack full of fresh school supplies for the upcoming academic year.The Chiefs' Pro Bowl safety remembers a similar...

Posted at 5:21 AM

Wal-Mart plans to open its newest area store, a Neighborhood Market, in less than two weeks.The store at 35th Street and Noland Road has been under construction for months at the site of the old Gaslight Square retail strip. It opens at 8...

Posted at 5:20 AM

  With approximately 38 billion single-use water bottles added to our landfills annually, its no wonder that many towns and...

Posted at 1:26 AM

The “Talkin’ Truman” series today takes up spies during the Cold War.The event, “Spies and Subversives in the Dawn of the Atomic Age,” is at 11 a.m. at the Truman Library on U.S. 24 in...

Updated at 1:18 AM

Hedy Lamarr has a problem and  it has to do with immigration!!  It’s 1941, the Nazis are invading Europe and Hedy(Johnny Jones(why Johnny is her name is never explained…nickname for Johanna???), has managed to flee Austria  to live in...

Posted at 1:01 AM

You hear the crickets, a distant owl, perhaps a chorus of peep toads as you lie back and gaze up at the heavenly expanse of stars bright and dim. The constellations seem so unchanging with respect to one another as they slowly move west to east as...

Posted at 1:01 AM

August 9Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Day

Updated at 12:39 AM

The Blue Springs School District is increasing safety at every bus stop this upcoming school year.Beginning the first day of school, all Blue Springs school buses will have a stop-arm camera attached to its stop sign arm. These cameras...

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