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Cancer prevention programs stress keeping firefighters’ gear clean

Nationwide, fire departments are focusing increasingly on cancer prevention in response to studies showing firefighters contract cancer at higher rates than the population at large.

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A small group with a ‘big heart’

Arts Inspired Network is partnering with the Olathe Public School District development office and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City—Olathe Unit to provide arts education to children of all ages who might not otherwise have the opportunities.

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Quindaro Ruins a story of freedom, unity, community

Supporters want the ruins near the Missouri River to be designated a National Historic Landmark. They hope to attract more tourists and revive the surrounding area in northern Kansas City, Kan.
Donna McGuire The Kansas City Star
Quindaro Ruins a story of freedom, unity, community 2:28

Quindaro Ruins a story of freedom, unity, community

Five things to know about Olathe Austins shooting 1:02

Five things to know about Olathe Austins shooting

Smoke from garage fire damages Overland Park house 0:42

Smoke from garage fire damages Overland Park house

Fire causes $75,000 in damage to Olathe home 0:26

Fire causes $75,000 in damage to Olathe home