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Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

Posted at 5:22 AM

Charlie and Marilyn Johnson have lived in Independence for 27 years.Twelve years ago, when Swope Health Services opened its clinic on U.S. 24, they were the first patients.“We were No. 1 and No. 2. We’ve been very...

Updated at 1:42 AM

Because of overcrowding at the Regional Animal Shelter in Independence, the city opened a temporary shelter for stray cats at the old Fire Station No. 4. Now because space there is extremely limited , it is quickly filling up.Independence...

Updated at 1:40 AM

People have kept dogs as companions for thousands of years. Dogs are loving, loyal, understanding, and even entertaining. They are as individual as we are and have personalities all their own. As pack animals, they fit right into a human family...

Updated at 1:01 AM

Once the Fort Osage offense got rolling, the Indians had plenty to overcome some defensive hiccups that Raytown South took advantage of for big plays.Skylar Thompson completed 14 of 22 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns and added 67...

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August 23Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Dayvertiginous \ suh-PLANT \ adjective; Affected with vertigo; giddy; dizzy. — Dictionary.com

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The Blue Springs High School football team, a squad that had won 24 games in a row and back-to-back Class 6 state championships heading into Friday night's season opener against Class 5 power Staley, faced two glaring questions – and...

Updated at 12:59 AM

Normally a 260-yard yard performance from their star running back and a six-point victory would be enough to make most coaches smile.Not for Van Horn's Jeff Tolbert.“You know what we're going to do this week in...

Updated at 12:59 AM

In a way, Friday night’s 81-42 season-opening loss to Lee’s Summit reminded Lee’s Summit reminded Truman coach Gregg Webb of his days coaching eight-man football in Kansas. But not in a good way.“Defensively, it...

Updated at 12:58 AM

It may just be game one in what is a long season, but Savannah head coach Chad Smith learned a lot about his football team in a hard-fought 19-15 win at Grain Valley Friday night.Cramping issues due to the heat and fumbling problems were...

Updated at 12:58 AM

When making his announcement Thursday evening via Twitter, Kevin Puryear called the recruiting process an amazing journey.With that tweet and a phone call prior to it, that process came to an end for the Blue Springs South junior forward,...

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