Raytown school bus involved in crash with SUV

A Raytown school bus with 25 students aboard crashed head-on with an SUV Wednesday morning in Kansas City. Only minor injuries were reported among the students, and the driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

Officials say a powerful earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has shaken central Myanmar. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit Wednesday afternoon and was centered about 15 miles west of Chauk, an area west of the ancient capital of Bagan.

The Star hires Pulitzer winner to head editorial board

Colleen McCain Nelson, who was a summer intern at The Kansas City Star in 1995, will return this fall as vice president of the newspaper’s editorial board. She received a Pulitzer with two others for their editorials at The Dallas Morning News and currently covers Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The Star also is hiring Eric Nelson, her husband, to head its digital operations. For both, the move from jobs in Washington, D.C., marks a return to roots.

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Raytown High Schools will give a car away to two students

Raytown High Schools will give away two Ford Focus to a junior or senior with an average attendance of 95 percent. The cars will be raffled at the end of the year.
Mara' Williams The Kansas City Star
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Raytown High Schools will give a car away to two students

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