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A local executive of American Medical Response told a city of Independence committee on Wednesday that the ambulance company does a good job of serving the community and responded to recent criticism about response times.“It’s a balancing act, and we’ve been doing it for 20 years, and we think we’re pretty good at it,” Cam Hendry, AMR’s operations/communications manager, told the city’s Public Safety Services Review...

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When the oldest son came home talking about how he’s studying terrorism in school, I didn’t even wait until after dinner to pull out the pictures. I knew if I hesitated, I’d never tell him what it had been like that Wednesday in Oklahoma City. 

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July 10Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Daylouche \ LOOSH \ adjective; Of questionable taste or morality. — Dictionary.com

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While many outside observers might wonder what the future holds for Truman High School’s softball team without Oklahoma-bound pitching and hitting wonder Paige Parker, the team’s new head coach can provide some...

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2014 American Legion Wood Bat InvitationalDIVISIONSAmerican League OrangeTeam W-LBlue Springs Post 499 Fike 1-0Elsberry (Mo.) Post 226...

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Salvador Perez gave the Royals a late lift Wednesday night heading into a key midseason series.Perez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning and Kansas City beat Tampa Bay 5-4 to take two of...

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McCall Christopher dropped three shots from her first round but dropped a spot in the Missouri Women’s Amateur Championship.Christopher, a former individual high school state champion for Lee’s Summit North High School, fired...

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WHO: Independence Board of EducationWHEN: Tuesday, July 8MEETING HIGHLIGHT: Jackson County’s assessed valuation of the Independence School District has dropped by $17 million for the new fiscal year.WHY IT’S...

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These boys look really happy that they were along to witness their uncle's big catch. To share your favorite photos, email to sheila.davis@examiner.net , post to us at 410 S. Liberty St.,...

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Airman Zachary Esarey of Blue Springs is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).USS Harry S. Truman is a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and one of only 10 operational...

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