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Tornado touches down on Kansas farmland 00:22

Tornado touches down on Kansas farmland

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KC streetcar service suspended because of electrical problem

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Chiefs players use yoga in their workouts

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Though TSA problems have been in the news, screening not a huge problem for travelers at KCI

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Former NBA player Kermit Washington charged with fraud, identity theft, obstructing justice and interfering with IRS laws

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Lorenzo Cain heating up as Royals beat Twins 7-4

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Ashley Daugherty hits grand slam, Templeton softball advances in playoffs

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Seahawks' Russell Wilson recalls being forced out of NC State during graduation speech at University of Wisconsin

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KC streetcar service resumes after suspension over electrical concern

For the second time in three days, Kansas City’s streetcar service was suspended Wednesday, this time after reports of an electrical concern. The system halted service shortly after 11 a.m. when an official observed smoke coming from the ground near an electrified streetcar pole south of 20th and Main streets.

A new theory suggests infections could trigger Alzheimer’s

Could it be that Alzheimer’s disease stems from the toxic remnants of the brain’s attempt to fight off infection? Provocative new research at Harvard leads to this startling hypothesis, which could explain the origins of plaque, the mysterious hard little balls that pockmark the brains of people with Alzheimer’s.

Lessons learned from a fatal fire should save lives in the future

Two Kansas City firefighters died last year as they tried to protect a pumper truck. That’s one of the chilling facts established in a valuable Kansas City Fire Department report released Tuesday. Its purpose “is to lessen the likelihood” of future deaths among firefighting crews. But for that to happen, firefighters and their commanders have to take seriously the conclusions reached and the recommendations made.

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New plan for Metcalf South property includes Lowe’s store

Why Silpada Designs is closing 01:00

Why Silpada Designs is closing

Tornado touches down on Kansas farmland 00:22

Tornado touches down on Kansas farmland

KC streetcar service suspended because of electrical problem 02:39

KC streetcar service suspended because of electrical problem

Chiefs players use yoga in their workouts 03:39

Chiefs players use yoga in their workouts

Though TSA problems have been in the news, screening not a huge problem for travelers at KCI 01:18

Though TSA problems have been in the news, screening not a huge problem for travelers at KCI

Former NBA player Kermit Washington charged with fraud, identity theft, obstructing justice and interfering with IRS laws 04:11

Former NBA player Kermit Washington charged with fraud, identity theft, obstructing justice and interfering with IRS laws

Lorenzo Cain heating up as Royals beat Twins 7-4 02:05

Lorenzo Cain heating up as Royals beat Twins 7-4

Ashley Daugherty hits grand slam, Templeton softball advances in playoffs 01:29

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Scenes from the Sprint Accelerator demo day event

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Seahawks' Russell Wilson recalls being forced out of NC State during graduation speech at University of Wisconsin

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Lorenzo Cain talks after win over Boston

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Jarrod Dyson helps Royals in 3-2 win over Red Sox in game one of doubleheader

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Royals manager Ned Yost discusses Yordano Ventura's struggles

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Recapping the Royals' 7-5 loss in Minnesota

The Royals lost to the Twins on Wednesday in the final game of a six-game road trip. The game was decided in the fifth inning.
Rustin Dodd rdodd@kcstar.com
Recapping the Royals' 7-5 loss in Minnesota 01:45

Recapping the Royals' 7-5 loss in Minnesota

New plan for Metcalf South property includes Lowe’s store 01:40

New plan for Metcalf South property includes Lowe’s store

Why Silpada Designs is closing 01:00

Why Silpada Designs is closing

Tornado touches down on Kansas farmland 00:22

Tornado touches down on Kansas farmland