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Singer Joe Cocker dies at age 70 after battle with cancer

British singer Joe Cocker, whose had hits that included “You Are So Beautiful” and “Up Where We Belong,” and a contortionist style of performance memorably parodied by John Belushi on “Saturday Night Live,” has died. He was 70. His London-based agent, Barrie Marshall, said Cocker died Monday of lung cancer in Colorado, where he has lived for the past two decades.


Light snow is possible for KC, and so are travel delays

A white Christmas is still unlikely in Kansas City, but Monday’s rain is forecast to turn to light snow Tuesday with up to an inch and a half falling across the northernmost part of the region by Wednesday. However, holiday travelers face possible flight delays and bad driving conditions north and east of Kansas City.

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KU chalkboard: A closer look at the Kansas Jayhawks’ 9-1 start

If the Jayhawks can procure three more wins, they will finish the nonconference season with a 12-1 record, which is probably better than just about anyone anticipated after that now infamously ugly night in Indianapolis against Kentucky.

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Poll: Do you want the Chiefs to reach the postseason?

Was Sunday afternoon’s reaction a real read of KC sentiment or just the immediate pain of watching the Chiefs get pushed around in Pittsburgh talking? After hearing a number of you say you hope the Chiefs miss the playoffs entirely now, we want you to go on the record: Are you pulling for them to reach the postseason, or would you rather they simply go quietly into the night?

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