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Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson is accused of abusing a second son in an incident that predates the most recent abuse allegations. Texts and photos show that Peterson did something that caused his son head wounds and gave him a scar over his eye in June, USA Today reported. No charges were filed in that case, but the boy’s mother did report Peterson to Child Protective Services.

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The Missouri Mavericks fifth annual Fan Fest, sponsored by American Family Insurance, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Independence Events Center.The first 1,000 fans to enter the Events Center will receive a...

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Ellen Greenberg Jacobs is the winner of this year’s Susan Paxton Block Distinguished Public Service Award.Jacobs has been a domestic violence prosecutor for the city since 1997, the same year the award was established. Upon...

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  While it may sound off-putting or even a little scary, Brutalism is actually a distinctive type of...

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We hear a lot from children about their teachers – good and bad. But parents, too, have complaints about and praise for teachers. Teachers, in turn, have their own complaints and points of view about parents. The relationship between parents and...

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Tip of the Week

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Tip of the WeekPainting is one of the most popular ways to transform the look of your home and much of the work can be done in single weekend. Here are tips to set your next painting project up for success:

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September 16Word 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

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It was a game to forget but a night to remember. Eight days ago I was preparing my 9/11 presentation for the Blue Springs Historical Society when the Royals called to tell me I was selected to sit in the only red seat, of the 37,903 seats, at...

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A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after an altercation with an Independence police officer Sunday afternoon, and the FBI is determining whether the officer involved used excessive force.Independence Police said that on Sunday at...

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – Education officials are notifying Missouri community colleges that the state might reduce reimbursements for the A+ scholarship program, which gives high school graduates who meet certain criteria money for two years of...

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