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Posted at 9:55 AM

Weather causes the cancellation or postponement of thousands of sporting events every year. In Tornado Alley, we are particularly vulnerable to sudden thunderstorms, lightning and ominous funnel clouds. Lightning kills about 100 annually and injures more than 1,000.Lightning and sports; what do you know?T or F?1. Lightning never strikes in the same place twice.2. Golfer Lee Trevino has been struck by lightning three times.3. Thunder can usually be heard...

Posted at 9:34 AM

Work to widen Lee’s Summit Road immediately south of Independence is a little closer.The Jackson County Legislature on Monday approved a payment of $1.02 million to the Missouri Department of Transportation.“As soon as...

Posted at 9:31 AM

The memories are plentiful:• Albert Pujols’ mammoth, scoreboard-clearing home run when the former St. Louis Cardinals three-time MVP was starring for Hi-Boy Drive In Post 340.• Future “American...

Posted at 9:06 AM

Despite weeks of speculation that Naya Rivera would not be returning to 

Posted at 9:05 AM

She's Hook'd! Jo Frost will dig back into her Supernanny bag of tricks when she lends her voice...

Posted at 9:05 AM

Watch out: Red Reddington is making his way back to Comic-Con International in San Diego. The...

Posted at 9:06 AM

Rosie O'Donnell is in "active negotiations" to return to 

Posted at 8:09 AM

They are incredibly beautiful, sweet and juicy and they’re only available mid-June to mid-August. They are: Rainier cherries.Named after Mount Rainier, the Rainier cherry was developed by Harold Fogle in Washington State back in...

Posted at 7:30 AM

Despite a few errors on the way, the Blue Springs Rod’s Sports Athletics got the bounce-back they were looking for, and pitcher David Stober produced the type of performance the fielders behind him surely appreciated on a sultry...

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