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Longest serving KC City Hall employee retires

Carlos Valenciano, the longest serving employee at City Hall in Kansas City, is retiring after more than 53 years of continuous service. It’s even more impressive in that he worked in information technology all that time, so he has witnessed a lifetime of changes in the computer and IT world.

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Faulty exhaust blamed in deaths of two from carbon monoxide in KCK

Two people who died of carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday were sitting in a vehicle with a faulty exhaust system, according to Kansas City, Kan., police. An investigation into the deaths of Carolyn K. Williams-Cottier, 26, of Kansas City, Kan., and Trevor B. Roth, 30, of Dodge City, Kan., has been concluded, police said, and the deaths have been classified as accidental.

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Protesters throw a wrench into Kris Kobach's speech

Protesters continually interrupted Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as he spoke Thursday at the UMKC Law School.
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Protesters throw a wrench into Kris Kobach's speech 2:28

Protesters throw a wrench into Kris Kobach's speech

Crews clean up cooking oil that spilled into Brush Creek 0:45

Crews clean up cooking oil that spilled into Brush Creek

KC fire crews clean up vegetable oil after truck overturns 0:58

KC fire crews clean up vegetable oil after truck overturns

Man shoves handgun into face of Jimmy Johns employee 1:28

Man shoves handgun into face of Jimmy Johns employee