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Posted at 7:07 AM

Central Jackson County Fire Protection District announced on Friday that it will add a full-time ambulance in response to increasing call volume throughout the district, coupled with residential and commercial growth and the number of new senior facilities.The ambulance will make it the fourth emergency transport vehicle the fire district provides, and is planned to be located at CJC Station 4 in Grain Valley. The district maintained its fire engine in Grain Valley has always had a...

Posted at 6:43 AM

By David A. LiebThe Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY – Touted as one of the first interstate highways, a 200-mile span of Interstate 70 between suburban St. Louis and Kansas City stands as a prime example of the...

Posted at 6:38 AM

When I said goodbye to the place Dad called home for the last four years, I walked out with two items. His poker chip holder and a radio. He had more than two items in his room, but that's all I could handle – not physically, but...

Posted at 6:22 AM

Olivia Kerr was bouncing off the walls of Angela Danzo’s Prairie Branch Elementary kindergarten classroom.Her little brother, D.J. O’Dell, was about to be the recipient of a surprise party celebrating his final chemotherapy...

Posted at 6:01 AM

Cam F. Awesome took up boxing as a young teenager for the dual purpose of building his confidence and losing weight.Then, he became so successful as a boxer that the confidence turned into arrogance and cost him a spot in the 2012 Summer...

Posted at 5:14 AM

With less funding and increased costs, Missouri libraries face a major challenge.Libraries across the state are already experiencing funding cuts, which could potentially worsen with Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposed budget for 2016 that...

Posted at 5:15 AM

  You've probably heard plenty about how to maximize your HVAC system by repairing air leaks. This is indeed sound advice, in...

Updated at 12:30 AM

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker reacted Friday to a St. Louis circuit ruling declaring Missouri’s restriction on felons in possession of a firearm unconstitutional.Circuit Judge Robert Dierker dismissed a...

Updated at 12:25 AM

The United States and Canada have tight commercial ties and close, friendly relations. But it wasn’t always that way, and a Canadian official on Thursday outlined the role President Harry Truman had in the years after World War II to draw...

Updated at 12:11 AM

Several groups are serving fish dinners during Lent:• Scout Troop 178 is holding fish dinners from 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 27 in the Nativity of Mary Parish Hall, 10021 E. 36th Terrace, Independence.Dinner...

Updated at 11:40 PM

After making his second free throw of the possession midway through the fourth quarter, Blue Springs South senior Kevin Puryear walked off the court and gave coach Jimmy Cain a tight hug.It was the kind of hug a father would give his son...

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