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Evictions to begin again in Kansas City as unemployment remains high
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Evictions to begin again in Kansas City as unemployment remains high

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tiana Caldwell works as a nurse when she’s able. She said her family is also about get evicted. “We were just getting to where...

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Banking on big sales, metro retailers reopen doors to customers
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Banking on big sales, metro retailers reopen doors to customers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Slowly but surely, retailers are re-opening. On what should be a huge holiday weekend for retail sales in the metro, stores that...

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Want to buy a used car? Rental car companies are offering up some good deals
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Want to buy a used car? Rental car companies are offering up some good deals

With travelers staying close to home and airports turned into virtual ghost towns, rental car companies have taken a huge hit during the...

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With Jackson County eviction ban ending soon, KC Tenants push leaders to help renters
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With Jackson County eviction ban ending soon, KC Tenants push leaders to help renters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In a matter of days some renters will face eviction because they can’t pay their landlords. Since mid-March no one in Jackson...

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These companies are hiring rapidly across the country during the crisis
News 3 weeks ago
These companies are hiring rapidly across the country during the crisis

Millions of American workers have been laid off or furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic, with a record 20.5 million US jobs lost in April....

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Kansas City retailers reopen with changes to keep customers safe
News 3 weeks ago
Kansas City retailers reopen with changes to keep customers safe

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Bunker, a popular retailer in Westport, is making changes to help customers feel safe. The few customers who have returned...

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Liberty businesses making big adjustments to keep customers safe upon reopening
News 3 weeks ago
Liberty businesses making big adjustments to keep customers safe upon reopening

LIBERTY, Mo. — The city of Liberty is open for business. From restaurants to mom-and-pop shops, the county’s stay-at-home order has been lifted....

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Local doctor steps up to help KC mom denied apartment after losing job
News 1 month ago
Local doctor steps up to help KC mom denied apartment after losing job

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro doctor is stepping off the front lines of the COVID-19 fight to help a single mother find a home after an apartment...

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After losing job during pandemic, Kansas City mom of 3 told she can’t move into new apartment
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After losing job during pandemic, Kansas City mom of 3 told she can’t move into new apartment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A single Kansas City mother of three is feeling the impact of coronavirus pandemic after losing her job. She said because she...

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Small meat shops filling gaps as major plants close, retailers struggle to stock during pandemic
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Small meat shops filling gaps as major plants close, retailers struggle to stock during pandemic

DESOTO, Kan. — If you’ve been in a grocery store lately, you’ve probably noticed the meat sections are often wiped out. The spike in demand for...

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Thousands of Missouri grocery store workers want customers to be required to wear masks
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Thousands of Missouri grocery store workers want customers to be required to wear masks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Thousands of Missouri grocery store workers say more needs to be done to protect them while on the job. They're calling on Gov....

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Renters across Missouri ask Gov. Parson to freeze rent, mortgage payments and more help
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Renters across Missouri ask Gov. Parson to freeze rent, mortgage payments and more help

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Renters across Missouri are asking Gov. Mike Parson to take action. They want to see a freeze on rent and mortgage payments....

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‘Make it beautiful’: Residents clean up KCK’s Rosedale neighborhood during stay-at-home order
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‘Make it beautiful’: Residents clean up KCK’s Rosedale neighborhood during stay-at-home order

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A community in KCK is making the best out of the stay-at-home order by beautifying its neighborhood. The annual All Rosedale...

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One KC shopping plaza deferring business owners’ rent payments this month
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One KC shopping plaza deferring business owners’ rent payments this month

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With the turn of the calendar to April many local business owners are hoping they are getting closer to being able to reopen...

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Local HOA changes course after saying they’ll require residents to report COVID-19 cases
News 2 months ago
Local HOA changes course after saying they’ll require residents to report COVID-19 cases

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A metro-based homeowners association is reconsidering a request to its residents, having previously asked its homeowners to...

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Kansas City has issued 200 warnings to businesses, mayor says, but confusion over ‘essential’ continues
News 2 months ago
Kansas City has issued 200 warnings to businesses, mayor says, but confusion over ‘essential’ continues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mayor Quinton Lucas announced on March 30 that the city’s health department had issued 200 letters to businesses that haven’t...

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Kansas, Missouri AGs cracking down on price gouging after getting dozens of complaints
News 2 months ago
Kansas, Missouri AGs cracking down on price gouging after getting dozens of complaints

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A $10,000 fine: That’s what price-gougers could be facing in Kansas for every item they sell. It’s a big fine for a big problem,...

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Need food? Here’s an update on grocery store and restaurant hours and operations in the KC metro
News 2 months ago
Need food? Here’s an update on grocery store and restaurant hours and operations in the KC metro

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The coronavirus pandemic has upended our way of life, and no person or business is exempt from the impacts, including...

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Major retail stores closing, adjusting hours amid coronavirus outbreak
News 2 months ago
Major retail stores closing, adjusting hours amid coronavirus outbreak

(WJW) — Major retailers across the globe are temporarily closing their doors or adjusting their hours of operation to prevent further spread of...

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With rates taking a dive, mortgage experts say now’s the time to refinance your home
News 2 months ago
With rates taking a dive, mortgage experts say now’s the time to refinance your home

KANSAS CITY, Mo -- Uncertainty in the stock market is scary and unsettling for many people, but some are benefiting from the dive. Mortgage...

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Shipping container apartments in KC’s west side get green light from city planning commission
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Shipping container apartments in KC’s west side get green light from city planning commission

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One Kansas City developer is celebrating a victory. It's just a wooded area right now at 29th Street and Madison Avenue, but...

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Neighbors say they were blindsided by Riverfront parking restrictions
News 3 months ago
Neighbors say they were blindsided by Riverfront parking restrictions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- New parking restrictions in Berkley Riverfront Park have those who live nearby upset. Tenants at the Union Berkley Apartments...

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New and former owners address neighbors’ concerns about future of McGonigle’s Market
News 3 months ago
New and former owners address neighbors’ concerns about future of McGonigle’s Market

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As the popular McGonigle's Market closes and changes ownership, neighbors are bracing for the end of an era. "My biggest...

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Developer pitching affordable shipping container apartments in west side KC neighborhood
News 3 months ago
Developer pitching affordable shipping container apartments in west side KC neighborhood

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A unique project for more affordable housing could be coming to a Kansas City community. A local developer is proposing 48 new...

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Kansas City’s Noir Arts and Oddities is a treasure trove of all things bizarre
News 3 months ago
Kansas City’s Noir Arts and Oddities is a treasure trove of all things bizarre

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An octopus in a jar, a brain in a snow globe and a real human skeleton are all things you can find at Noir Arts and Oddities in...

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As debate over water rate hike boils over, Belton residents call for audit
News 3 months ago
As debate over water rate hike boils over, Belton residents call for audit

BELTON, Mo. -- Residents in Belton who say they're already drowning in bills are now facing a rate hike. So Tuesday night, they took steps to...

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Simon Property Group to buy Taubman Realty, which owns and operates Country Club Plaza
News 3 months ago
Simon Property Group to buy Taubman Realty, which owns and operates Country Club Plaza

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As mall-based retailers struggle to compete with the onslaught from online shopping, the companies that own and manage the malls...

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Feds fund neighborhood violence prevention campaign
News 3 months ago
Feds fund neighborhood violence prevention campaign

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Volunteers will begin knocking on doors in some of the most crime-ridden neighborhoods as part of a grassroots violence...

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Most metro Pier 1 Imports stores will close
News 3 months ago
Most metro Pier 1 Imports stores will close

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Pier 1 Imports is closing the majority of its Kansas City metro locations. The Forth Worth, Texas-based home goods retailer...

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Macy’s will close 125 stores, cut about 2,000 corporate jobs in next three years
News 3 months ago
Macy’s will close 125 stores, cut about 2,000 corporate jobs in next three years

Macy’s said Tuesday that it will close 125 stores over the next three years, nearly one fifth of the department store chain’s total locations. The...

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