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Kansas City area car dealer confused with KKK leader

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The recent Jewish-related shootings in Overland Park, KS, has brought heightened interest in the Ku Klux Klan and, unfortunately, along with it unwanted negative attention to a prominent Kansas City area car dealer. More>>

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Judge grants request to change Bradley Manning's name to Chelsea

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A Kansas judge has granted a request to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning. More>>

Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO

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Fans of classic HBO shows like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" will soon have access to those series and more through Amazon Prime in the first online streaming deal signed by the cable network. More>>

Nursing mom settles with TSA over breast milk at Sky Harbor Video included

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Stacey Armato was traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles with bottles of pumped breast milk for her 7-month-old son, which turned into a nightmare at the Sky Harbor security checkpoint. More>>

Lupita Nyong'o named People's most beautiful person of 2014

Mexican-born Kenyan beauty Lupita Nyong'o has been named People's Most Beautiful for 2014.
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Is an Apple-Nike partnership on the way?

It's a simple thing, really, the rubber and stainless steel band that a well-known CEO frequently wears around his wrist. More>>

Netflix to raise fee by a few bucks per month

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Netflix says it plans to increase monthly video streaming fee for new customers by $1 to $2. More>>

Miley Cyrus no longer in KC hospital, postpones rest of tour

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An ailing Miley Cyrus is no longer in a Kansas City hospital, but posted on her Twitter page Friday morning that she is "sick of waking up to needles." She has postponed the rest of her Bangerz concert tour.
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Man, 27, faces 18 felony counts for highway shooting spree

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Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Friday that she has filed 18 felony charges against a 27-year-old man in connection with a recent spree of shootings on area highways. More>>

Holder: Hearts broken after Jewish community shootings

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U.S. Attorney Eric Holder said the two Jewish community shootings have cast a pall over the nation, and that Americans must stand united in the face of hate-fueled violence. More>>

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Kansas City police chief: Highway shooter suspect in custody

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Kansas City police Chief Darryl Forte says they have the highway shooter suspect in custody.
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Former NFL player Donovan McNabb sentenced for DUI in AZ

Donovan Jamal McNabb (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Donovan Jamal McNabb (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
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Officials said former NFL star Donovan McNabb pleaded guilty on March 27 to DUI charges and was sentenced to one day in the Lower Buckeye Jail, which he served on April 16. More>>

George Brett meets Lorde

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The Royals connection continues. More>>

Veterans hold rally to get answer in VA center controversy

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There were a number of infuriated veterans at the rally hoping to get answers to what's described as massive mismanagement in care and scheduling at the Phoenix VA. More>>

White supremacist facing murder charges in Kansas court

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A white supremacist is facing a capital murder charge and a premeditated first-degree murder charge in the deaths of three people at two Jewish center shootings. A judge set bond at $10 million.
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Mother remembers last song, last kiss before son gunned down

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The grieving family of a 14-year-old boy and his grandfather want some good to come out of the senseless act of violence that claimed their lives. A white supremacist allegedly killed them as they  arrived at a Jewish community center for a singing competition. More>>

White supremacist accused of ambushing victims in hate crimes Video included

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Prosecutors said Monday that hate motivated a white supremacist to open fire at two Jewish centers, killing a teen and two adults. The Missouri man could face both federal and state charges.
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Five baby goats: Rare goat quintuplets born at Oregon farm

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Five baby goats in one birth is a real rarity. The owners said it only happen in about one in every 10,000 goat births. More>>

Man yells 'Heil Hitler' after fatally shooting 3 at Jewish centers Video included

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WATCH LIVE AT 11:30 A.M: A 14-year-old boy and his grandfather were killed along with a female during shootings at two Jewish-related locations in the Kansas City area. The accused killer is a white supremacist and appeared to yell an anti-Semitic phrase when taken into custody.
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One-of-a-kind AZ college pays homage to Navy SEAL

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott held dedication ceremonies Thursday at the nation's first-ever College of Security and Intelligence in Prescott. More>>

Men rescue huge alligator snapping turtle that was stuck in drainage culvert Video included

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A wrestling match pitting a courageous man against one monster of a turtle unfolded in a drainage canal, but it was for the animal's well-being. More>>

President Obama will visit Washington mudslide

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President Obama's visit will happen April 22, and a statement from Gov. Jay Inslee's office said it will give the president "the opportunity to see first-hand the devastation wrought by the side." More>>

Bill Self weighs punishing Tharpe for lewd picture on Twitter

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he University of Kansas is weighing what punishment point guard Naadir Tharpe should face after he posted on Twitter a lewd photo of him and a woman. More>>

'It's amazing': Deaf woman hears for the first time

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After 39 years of silence, a woman born deaf heard her first words this week.
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