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Examiner
Posted at 5:15 AM

Independence Power and Light has burned its last chunk of coal, but the future of its Missouri City plant on the north side of the Missouri River remains unclear. “We’ve not made a final decision on what we’re going to do with the plant,” IPL Director Leon Daggett said. Federal regulations on emissions from burning coal are forcing either the closure or costly refitting of older plants around the country by early next year. IPL last used Missouri City...

Updated at 1:11 AM

Halloween Make-up Tips        Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love the fall weather and kids love to dress up and trick-or-treat. I will admit up front that in many years my husband and I have...

Updated at 1:11 AM

Forty feet is roughly 16 average steps, or two cars and a good chunk of a third, sawed off at the wheels leaving off the trunk. That’s about six doors, or six hospital beds laid end to end. Or a harp, a metal cabinet, a sizable...

Updated at 1:07 AM

It stinks. Four games in, and the Chiefs are 1-3. Yeah, not what I anticipated, and definitely not what most fans expected. “I believe in this football team,” Andy Reid said. “I would tell you we’ve played...

Updated at 1:00 AM

When it comes to body parts, it's easy to overlook our friend the colon – unless you've eaten Burger King's Halloween burger, then you'll start to worry about it. Seriously. Why hasn't it written for so long, or even called? The...

Updated at 12:59 AM

As we commemorate the ending of World War II 70 years ago, in 1945, it's important to remember the contributions of the Lake City ammunitions plant – and Harry S. Truman himself – in helping to win the war. Harry Truman served...

Updated at 12:58 AM

President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency recently handed down their plan for regulating carbon emissions from new and existing power plants. This plan is the most overreaching, expensive environmental regulation ever issued...

Updated at 12:58 AM

William Chrisman was just inches shy of pulling off a huge upset. After D’Vontae Brown pulled the Bears within one point of Truman on a 1-yard touchdown run with 38 seconds left, Chrisman coach Scorpio Horn elected to go for the...

Updated at 12:56 AM

With one swing of the bat, Kansas City leadoff hitter Alcides Escobar quieted his critics and helped the Kansas City Royals get back in the postseason race. His leadoff triple in the bottom of the eighth inning paved the way to a dramatic...

Updated at 12:55 AM

While Blue Springs South’s football team clicked for enough big plays to overcome many of its offensive stumbles, allowing the Jaguars to remain unbeaten and clinch a share of the Suburban Big Six conference championship Friday, South...

Updated at 12:55 AM

Need some potatoes? Better hurry Glenwood Park United Methodist Church is having its annual Potato Drop on Saturday. Anyone who would like free potatoes can pick some up...

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