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Man sentenced in Missouri's biggest identity theft case

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A man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in masterminding the largest identity theft case ever in Missouri. More>>

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Liberty police officer fights crime with pencil, paper

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Year after year, Kansas City has one of the highest murder rates in the country. However, a Liberty police officer is taking a different approach to try to stop it.
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Artist pulls work from Roeland Park in protest of anti-discrimination vote

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Some people in Roeland Park are asking where some of the city's art has gone. More>>

US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

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U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the... More>>

35 Palestinians killed, Israeli officer missing

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A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying an infantry officer may have been... More>>

Cantor to resign from House seat in August

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After a surprise primary election loss, U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected. More>>

Lab walks 30 miles to previous owner, but won't take dog back

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Lady has had two families reject her in recent weeks including after she walked 30 miles to get back to one of the families. But a Florida heiress who loves animals is vowing to make the lab's golden years truly happy.
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Iraq's top Shiite cleric urges peaceful transition

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Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric appealed to Iraqi politicians on Friday not to make themselves "an obstacle" in the country's transition as the deadline looms for selecting the next prime minister. More>>

Emory Hospital in Atlanta to receive Ebola patient Video included

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Emory University Hospital has been told that a patient with the Ebola virus will be transferred to its hospital in Atlanta. More>>

Investigators set up search base at jet crash site

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With the sound of artillery fire in the distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the zone where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine and began preparations to comb the rural area... More>>

Europe started WWI a century ago, blind to tragedy

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British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr, the... More>>

UniverSoul Circus brings global acts to Kansas City

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This weekend is the last chance to catch the UniverSoul Circus in Kansas City this summer. More>>

Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

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Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration... More>>

Giraffe collides with overhead bridge, killed during transport

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An animal cruelty group plans to investigate the death of a giraffe during transport in South Africa.  More>>

Kleenex alert: Canadian bank gives customers surprise gifts

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Listen up, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Sun Trust: A Canadian bank surprised several longtime customers with touching and lovely gifts.


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Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

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A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and... More>>

Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

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Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking... More>>

Overland Park man accused of robbing Bellagio, spending it on prostitutes

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An Overland Park native is accused of robbing the Bellagio and going on a spending spree with prostitutes. More>>

Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

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Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing for a deal all day - in... More>>

US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

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Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States announced, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the... More>>

Senate kills spending bill for border crisis

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A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote. More>>

Local culinary teams captures national championship

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Adding to their already impressive resume, the Johnson County Community College culinary team captures the grand prize at the American Culinary Federation's student team national championship. More>>

Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

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Once more, the tea party forced House Speaker John Boehner to blink. More>>

Farmers take sides on 'right to farm' amendment

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Amendment 1 on the ballot would guarantee farmers and ranchers the right to engage in their livelihoods and farmers have lined up on both sides of the issue. More>>

Kansas City Council bans open carry

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The Kansas City Council adopted an ordinance that bans people from openly carrying firearms inside the city limits. More>>

Liberty Memorial visitors not happy with grass' condition after event

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Liberty Memorial officials are calling the recent Fiery Stick event one of the most successful they've ever hosted, but some who use the park aren't happy with the condition of the grass after it was all said and done. More>>

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