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A city of Independence committee appears likely to recommend renewing the city’s public safety sales tax, though the ballot language could be altered some from what voters saw 10 years ago.Members of the Public Safety Services Review Committee on Wednesday generally said the city’s Police and Fire departments have delivered on the improvements promised when voters approved the tax, one-eighth cent each for police and fire.“I think they’re done a good...

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  Summer is peak season for gorgeous fresh flowers. What a pleasure to walk through fragrant, lushly blooming gardens in backyards...

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As a parent, sometimes I don’t always know the correct way to react.

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Editor's note: The Examiner is announcing the members of the Missouri Mavericks' Top 10 all-time team this week. Each sports section will feature a member of the squad, as voted on by fans on the Mavericks home web page.

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CHICAGO – It took a hard slide for the Kansas City Royals to end their slide.Mike Moustakas scored the tie-breaking run when he jarred the ball out of the catcher's glove in the ninth inning and the Royals beat the White Sox 2-1...

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By The Associated PressKANSAS CITY, Kan. – The group that owns Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday announced plans for a $75 million soccer complex that backers hope will help Kansas City become the soccer capital of the...

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A Blue Springs golfer made a strong late push to claim a top-10 finish in the Missouri Stroke Play Championship.Evan Monheiser, a Blue Springs resident and a former all-state golfer at St. Mary’s High School, finished in a tie for...

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The South Summer Sand Volleyball League in Blue Springs completed its schedule last week. The tandems of Ashlyn Slater (Grain Valley) and Kira Wedel (Blue Springs South) and Emma Lock (Lee’s Summit) and Alicia Starr (Blue Springs) tied for...

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