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Some Jackson County residents upset after seeing big hikes in property tax assessments
News 5 days ago
Some Jackson County residents upset after seeing big hikes in property tax assessments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A lot of folks around Jackson County are not happy after receiving this year's property tax assessments. "This is definitely...

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A Krispy Kreme in Times Square will have stadium-style seats and a glaze waterfall
News 1 week ago
A Krispy Kreme in Times Square will have stadium-style seats and a glaze waterfall

NEW YORK — If you’re going to put a doughnut shop at the Crossroads of the World, you’ll need a big light to guide them. That’s why when Krispy...

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Barnes & Noble, with sales falling, is sold to hedge fund
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Barnes & Noble, with sales falling, is sold to hedge fund

Barnes & Noble is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million and will be taken private. The national chain that many blamed for the demise of...

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Here’s where you can find tasty deals and freebies in KC on National Donut Day
News 1 week ago
Here’s where you can find tasty deals and freebies in KC on National Donut Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Happy National Donut Day! Friday, June 7, marks this year’s delicious holiday, so be prepared for doughnut shops everywhere to...

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Seattle man fences ride share car in parking lot, demands company pick it up
News 2 weeks ago
Seattle man fences ride share car in parking lot, demands company pick it up

SEATTLE -- A property owner in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood has decided he's had enough of ride-share companies conducting business wherever...

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When their mailman retired, the neighbors along his route gave him a special send-off
News 3 weeks ago
When their mailman retired, the neighbors along his route gave him a special send-off

ATLANTA - Floyd Martin's last day on the job was anything but typical. The Atlanta man retired Wednesday after working nearly 35 years as a postal...

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Sinkhole causes Dollar Tree store in Sugar Creek to close indefinitely
News 4 weeks ago
Sinkhole causes Dollar Tree store in Sugar Creek to close indefinitely

SUGAR CREEK, Mo. -- It's an unbelievable sight that some say they had to see to believe. A true sinking feeling is happening in the parking lot of...

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Truck used to clean urban core neighborhood and illegal dumping gets stolen
News 1 month ago
Truck used to clean urban core neighborhood and illegal dumping gets stolen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A neighborhood in Kansas City's urban core is working hard to fight illegal dumping, but now a crucial key to cleaning up has...

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Two Clay County commissioners don’t show, leaving dozens with unanswered questions
News 1 month ago
Two Clay County commissioners don’t show, leaving dozens with unanswered questions

LIBERTY, Mo. — The Clay County Commission was called to a special meeting Wednesday night, but no official county business could be handled. Two of...

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New co-working spaces changing look and feel of work in Kansas City
News 1 month ago
New co-working spaces changing look and feel of work in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As a new crop of college graduates head out looking for that first real job, many will report to work at any home office that’s...

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KC neighborhood gets grant to clean up dirty syringes left on sidewalks, in parks
News 1 month ago
KC neighborhood gets grant to clean up dirty syringes left on sidewalks, in parks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City neighborhood says it's getting fed up with trash and illegal dumping. And if that's not bad enough, they're...

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Party City is facing a helium shortage. It’s also closing 45 stores
News 1 month ago
Party City is facing a helium shortage. It’s also closing 45 stores

(CNN) — Helium is the second-most abundant element in the galaxy, yet Party City is struggling to find enough of the gas to fill balloons. Balloons...

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Sick of running into the convenience store in the rain? QT might be able to help.
News 1 month ago
Sick of running into the convenience store in the rain? QT might be able to help.

TULSA, Okla. -- QuikTrip is testing out a program that could put an end to the mad dash into the store when the weather won't cooperate. The...

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Development to Paseo Gateway aims to create a diverse community
News 1 month ago
Development to Paseo Gateway aims to create a diverse community

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's a new vision for a part of Kansas City that some felt was forgotten. That vision is bringing new housing and development...

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Distillery hopes proposed CID will revitalize Kansas City’s East Bottoms neighborhood
News 1 month ago
Distillery hopes proposed CID will revitalize Kansas City’s East Bottoms neighborhood

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- J. Rieger and Co. distillery has a vision for the future of Kansas City's East Bottoms. The founders want to see lots of...

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Missouri residents file lawsuit calling for removal of billboards from historic African American cemetery
News 1 month ago
Missouri residents file lawsuit calling for removal of billboards from historic African American cemetery

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. -- A lawsuit has been filed by the descendants of two African-American women buried at a historic cemetery in north St. Louis...

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Cameras that guess your age and sex could be coming to store shelves
News 1 month ago
Cameras that guess your age and sex could be coming to store shelves

NEW YORK - Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you. But it's...

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Colorado neighborhood ‘Swastika Acres’ to get new name after unanimous vote
News 2 months ago
Colorado neighborhood ‘Swastika Acres’ to get new name after unanimous vote

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. - A neighborhood in the Denver suburb of Cherry Hills Village will no longer be called Swastika Acres. The Cherry Hills...

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This North Kansas City company is working to save trees by making paper
News 2 months ago
This North Kansas City company is working to save trees by making paper

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The average American family throws out nearly two trees worth of paper a year. That's more than 13,000 sheets of paper; a...

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Bed Bath & Beyond to close 40 stores
News 2 months ago
Bed Bath & Beyond to close 40 stores

Bed Bath & Beyond is struggling, and its turnaround plan includes shutting down about 40 locations this year and testing new ideas with “lab”...

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4-year-old with dwarfism denied access to Merriam IKEA child care helps change store policies
News 2 months ago
4-year-old with dwarfism denied access to Merriam IKEA child care helps change store policies

MERRIAM, Kan. -- A Midwest mother had a less-than-pleasant experience during a recent trip to the Merriam IKEA. It wasn't because she spent hours...

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Despite pause in construction, developers still have big plans for Mission Gateway project
News 2 months ago
Despite pause in construction, developers still have big plans for Mission Gateway project

MISSION, Kan. -- After years of false starts at the site of the former Mission mall, some neighbors are wondering why construction has once again...

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Following plea for help, Smithville shop for cancer patients finds new owner
News 2 months ago
Following plea for help, Smithville shop for cancer patients finds new owner

SMITHVILLE, Mo. -- A shop specializing in items for cancer patients in Smithville will stay open with a new owner. Last month FOX4 told you the...

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Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley to open free grocery store in Nashville
News 2 months ago
Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley to open free grocery store in Nashville

NASHVILLE — Country music star Brad Paisley climbed behind the controls of a backhoe Wednesday to break ground on a Nashville grocery store that...

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KC property manager tries to offload inspection costs onto tenants only to learn it’s illegal
News 2 months ago
KC property manager tries to offload inspection costs onto tenants only to learn it’s illegal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A California-based company that owns apartment complexes in Kansas City is retracting its request for residents to pay up for...

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City committee balks at taking ownership of Buck O’Neil Center
News 2 months ago
City committee balks at taking ownership of Buck O’Neil Center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The finance committee is raising red flags about taking ownership of the Buck O'Neil Education Center in the 18th and Vine...

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Kansas wants to help you find unclaimed property
News 2 months ago
Kansas wants to help you find unclaimed property

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas State treasurer is making it easier and more convenient to connect people with unclaimed property and financial assets....

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The first day of spring proves a busy day for KC Community Gardens
News 3 months ago
The first day of spring proves a busy day for KC Community Gardens

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Wednesday was the first day of spring, a day many thought may never come, but others have been preparing for weeks in...

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Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth
News 3 months ago
Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth

BEND, Ore. - There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using...

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Kim Kardashian tried to pay a former prisoner’s rent so he could start a new life. But he was denied an apartment
News 3 months ago
Kim Kardashian tried to pay a former prisoner’s rent so he could start a new life. But he was denied an apartment

NASHVILLE — Matthew Charles was released from prison a few months ago and since then has been trying to start a new life. But that has proven much...

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