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Last week we science fiction geeks got news that made our day. Skunk Works, an autonomous research division of aircraft giant Lockheed-Martin, announced they were hot on the trail of practical hydrogen fusion power. They said a working model in five years, production models in ten. If they could get the funding.

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MCC-Blue River men’s soccer coach David Owens said strong leadership and incoming talent were the biggest keys to an 11-3-1 regular season by the Trail Blazers, and in both cases some area players have been at the forefront.Freshman...

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Eric Hosmer is a homegrown Kansas City Royals draft pick who came up through the minor leagues to help the once-struggling franchise reach its first World Series in 29 years.The lanky first baseman has been on the cover of Sports...

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Eddie Jackson netted a goal in the 72nd minute Wednesday and St. Joseph Central’s boys soccer team made it stand for a 1-0 Suburban Middle Six win at Truman.“A disappointing loss, but it was back and forth all night,”...

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Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests and does not show symptoms of a concussion, the Chiefs said Wednesday – one day after the star running back told a radio show he saw "light bulbs" after a hit in Kansas City's win over...

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Cavanaugh Pet Hospital of Blue Springs wanted to honor the memory of a police dog that passed away over the summer by donating devices that will aid in future animal life saving efforts to the Central Jackson County Fire Protection...

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A partial eclipse of the sun will occur late this afternoon.Even if the weather is clear enough to see it, experts remind people not to look at the sun, even with dark sunglasses.In the Kansas City area, the eclipse begins at 4:35...

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Six local candidates for office on the Nov. 4 ballot are scheduled to be in a forum Monday night.The first includes the two candidates for the 4th District seat on the Independence City Council, Tom Van Camp and Laura Dominik. It’s...

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JEFFERSON CITY — When balancing the budget, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has some of the most expansive powers among his peers. He can reduce spending for anything he chooses, and has done so repeatedly.But a proposal on the Nov. 4...

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Jackson County is holding a contest for painters this afternoon.The “Quick Paint” contest is from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. outside the Truman Courthouse on the Independence Square. Contestants have that amount of time to paint...

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The current special exhibit at the Truman Library, “Spies, Lies and Paranoia: Americans in Fear,” ends this Sunday.The focus is on the late 1940s and 1950s as the world headed into the Cold War and there were worries about...

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