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Food truck vendors combat winter by moving from streets to Crossroads warehouses
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Food truck vendors combat winter by moving from streets to Crossroads warehouses

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mother Nature has put the brakes on food truck operations, forcing vendors to think outside their normal business practices....

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Northland neighborhoods fed up with snow-packed and ice-covered streets
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Northland neighborhoods fed up with snow-packed and ice-covered streets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With another round of snow coming, Kansas City residents are worried about their neighborhood streets. Some communities in the...

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Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its 2,100 remaining US stores
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Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its 2,100 remaining US stores

NEW YORK — Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys...

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Sears’ brand has been badly damaged. Now it has to win back customers
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Sears’ brand has been badly damaged. Now it has to win back customers

The Sears brand, once the mightiest in retail, is only worth a fraction of what it once was. As the company prepares for life after bankruptcy, a...

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Shawnee leaders put property tax hike for $38-million community center on ballot
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Shawnee leaders put property tax hike for $38-million community center on ballot

SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Voters will have the final say on a proposed $38 million community center in Shawnee. On Monday, the Shawnee City Council voted to...

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FDA threatens more legal action against mega-retailers selling tobacco products to minors
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FDA threatens more legal action against mega-retailers selling tobacco products to minors

David and Goliath? The US Food and Drug Administration is taking to task mega-retailers that are in violation of restrictions against the sale of...

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Kansas City woman’s car shredded after repair shop closes without warning
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Kansas City woman’s car shredded after repair shop closes without warning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Dozens of cars vanished from a Kansas City auto repair shop. The business is now boarded up, and its owners are nowhere to be...

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Buying a TV and returning it after the Super Bowl – OK or no?
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Buying a TV and returning it after the Super Bowl – OK or no?

WICHITA, Kan. — The day after the Super Bowl could be a tough one for electronics retailers, because of the number of people who bought a big...

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Proposed $100M development for Indian Springs Mall lot brings excitement to KCK
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Proposed $100M development for Indian Springs Mall lot brings excitement to KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- After years of failed hopes, some say a dream development is headed to KCK. A metro company is ready to give it to them....

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List of warming centers available in Kansas City area
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List of warming centers available in Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sub-zero wind chills are set to grip the Midwest Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning and there are warming centers...

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Watch RENT Live on FOX and Enter To WIN!
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Watch RENT Live on FOX and Enter To WIN!

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tune in to FOX4 at 7:00 PM CT Sunday, January 27, 2019 for your change to win $1,500 toward rent for one month AND tickets to...

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Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open
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Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open

NEW YORK — Sears will live on— at least for now. The company’s chairman and largest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction for Sears,...

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Missouri lawmakers to consider sports betting, redistricting
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Missouri lawmakers to consider sports betting, redistricting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers will consider whether to collect sales taxes on online purchases, allow sports gambling and overhaul...

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KC chocolatier Christopher Elbow opening new JoCo shop with ice cream, doughnuts and more
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KC chocolatier Christopher Elbow opening new JoCo shop with ice cream, doughnuts and more

FAIRWAY, Kan. — Kansas City chocolatier Christopher Elbow is opening a new shop in Johnson County. The third Christopher Elbow store will open in...

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Lee’s Summit launches app to make it easier for residents to report city issues
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Lee’s Summit launches app to make it easier for residents to report city issues

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- Lee's Summit residents are getting some help to report city issues. The city just launched a new app to report problems with...

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KC Forum: Santa, Community Services and Lights
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KC Forum: Santa, Community Services and Lights

2018-50 I host a weekly public affairs radio show on Sunday mornings on Q104FM and KC102FM. This week I talk to the Car Santa, Terry Franz, about...

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Founder of Nell Hill’s home store sells KC business after nearly 40 years
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Founder of Nell Hill’s home store sells KC business after nearly 40 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The founder of Nell Hill’s home store is selling the business she started nearly four decades ago to a Kansas City couple. The...

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California limits pet store sales of cats, dogs and rabbits to rescue or shelter animals only
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California limits pet store sales of cats, dogs and rabbits to rescue or shelter animals only

California pet stores soon will be allowed to sell dogs, cats and rabbits only if they come from shelters or non-profit rescue organizations. Under...

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Lampert’s hedge fund makes last-minute bid to save Sears
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Lampert’s hedge fund makes last-minute bid to save Sears

NEW YORK — A hedge fund run by Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert said it submitted a last-minute bid Friday to keep the struggling retailer from being...

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Joe’s Weather Blog: In and out cold shots to finish the year (FRI-12/28)
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Joe’s Weather Blog: In and out cold shots to finish the year (FRI-12/28)

Nice to get a day off yesterday…my goal every year is to put the Christmas lights up outside in shorts…and take them down in shorts. I accomplished...

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Bigger paychecks and cheap gas drive best holiday shopping season in six years
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Bigger paychecks and cheap gas drive best holiday shopping season in six years

Holiday sales grew at their fastest pace in six years, buoyed by rising wages and a drop in gas prices. Retail spending from November 1 through...

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One city’s answer to vaping by teens: Restrict e-cigarettes to adult-only stores
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One city’s answer to vaping by teens: Restrict e-cigarettes to adult-only stores

Attempting to beat back the rise of vaping among teens, the city of Somerville, Massachusetts, voted this month to limit e-cigarettes and menthol...

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JCPenney stock falls below $1 for the first time ever
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JCPenney stock falls below $1 for the first time ever

As the Dow was on pace for its best day of the year, and a report showed American stores had their best holiday season in six years, JCPenney’s...

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Trump signs bill naming post office for Army captain Khan
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Trump signs bill naming post office for Army captain Khan

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill naming a Virginia post office for fallen U. S. Army Captain Humayun Khan,...

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Waldo residents start petition against new taxing district to improve shopping center
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Waldo residents start petition against new taxing district to improve shopping center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A busy Waldo shopping center is set to get a major face-lift in the new year, but residents are worried they'll be footing the...

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Neighbors cover street with rainbow flags after couple’s flag stolen, replaced with American flag
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Neighbors cover street with rainbow flags after couple’s flag stolen, replaced with American flag

BARRINGTON, Ill. — A suburban Illinois couple got the best gift they could have imagined this holiday season: a neighborhood filled with rainbows...

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Johnson Co. works to address neighborhood concerns ahead of Medical Examiner’s building groundbreaking
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Johnson Co. works to address neighborhood concerns ahead of Medical Examiner’s building groundbreaking

OLATHE, Kan. -- Right now, Johnson County, Kan. does not have its own medical examiner's office, forcing autopsies to be contracted out. But that's...

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Tyler Perry pays off every layaway tab at two Walmart stores
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Tyler Perry pays off every layaway tab at two Walmart stores

ATLANTA, Ga. – Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry announced Thursday that he has paid off all of the layaway tabs for the lucky shoppers at two...

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Petition aims to cut tax breaks Kansas City gives for new developments
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Petition aims to cut tax breaks Kansas City gives for new developments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City's downtown continues to grow. But the controversy over many tax incentives used to lure new businesses here is also...

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Kansas state government offices to close Wednesday
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Kansas state government offices to close Wednesday

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas state government offices will close Wednesday to honor President George H. W. Bush, who died on Friday. Gov. Jeff Colyer on...

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