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The National Weather Service has posted a heat advisory for 1 p.m. today through 8 p.m. Friday for the metro area, northwestern Missouri and central Missouri.Highs in the mid- to upper 90s are forecast, and high humidity is expected to push the heat index to around 105.Authorities advise taking it easy: Stay in air-conditioned spaces, wear light and light-colored clothing, put off outdoor work if possible, drink plenty of water, and avoid, alcoholic, caffeinated and sugary...

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I didn’t mean to slow him down, but I merged into the lane ahead of him and I guess he wanted to go much faster than the speed limit.

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Week in ReligionWhen asked if he approves of U.S. military airstrikes against ISIS, the Islamic militant group attacking religious minority groups in Iraq, Pope Francis said the group must be stopped, but was wary of endorsing military action.

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“Manhattan” is the story of how the atomic bomb was built. By itself, this is a fascinating subject and one that the series skillfully explores. But where the show really excels is in its portrayal of the Manhattan project’s psychological impact on...

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August 21Word 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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Blue Springs High School Golden Regiment Marching Band director Tim Allshouse and his wife, Tiffany, take the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge during a practice Wednesday in the school's student parking lot. All 320 Golden Regiment...

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The Missouri Constitutional Amendment 3 proposal, or Proposition A, that will be placed on the upcoming November ballot is about more than just teacher tenure, say the Blue Springs, Fort Osage and Independence superintendents.If passed,...

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JEFFERSON CITY – Two Missouri utilities are looking to Kansas companies to help meet carbon dioxide emission targets proposed by a federal agency.In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal that offered specific...

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DENVER – Danny Duffy chose to find fault with his fastball rather than his fielder.Duffy was cruising along until a throwing error opened the door for a grand slam by Matt McBride that sent the Colorado Rockies to a 5-2 win...

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I refuse to believe we have become a nation of trolls, despite evidence to the contrary.That’s the Internet label for those who post the most malicious and hurtful things they can think of to get attention or get a rise of out of...

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Garett Bembridge is leaving the majesty and grandeur of Denver and heading to Eastern Jackson County, and the reigning Central Hockey League MVP couldn’t be happier.“I loved it in Denver,” said Bembridge, who played...

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