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Vigil held for three found dead in KCK house fire

Dozens attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember three people whose bodies were recovered from a house fire in northeast Kansas City, Kan., earlier in the day. Police did not identify the victims but family members of 53-year-old Gwinn Green said they believed she was one of them. Firefighters arrived at the house at Troup Avenue and North Mill Street around 3:20 a.m. to find it fully engulfed in flames. Police are investigating the deaths as potential homicides. Video by: ALLISON LONG and TORIANO PORTER

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David Alvey ousts incumbent Mark Holland for KCK mayor

David Alvey, who hails from a longtime KCK family, scored a surprising victory over Mark Holland, becoming the first challenger to unseat a KCK mayor in 30 years. Alvey’s platform was critical of Holland’s performance over the last four years, including challenges to Holland’s record of attracting private investment and not lowering taxes enough.

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Vigil held for three found dead in KCK house fire

Dozens attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember three people whose bodies were recovered from a house fire in northeast Kansas City, Kan., earlier in the day. Police did not identify the victims but family members of 53-year-old Gwinn Green said they believed she was one of them. Firefighters arrived at the house at Troup Avenue and North Mill Street around 3:20 a.m. to find it fully engulfed in flames. Police are investigating the deaths as potential homicides. Video by: ALLISON LONG and TORIANO PORTER
Allison Long and Toriano Porter The Kansas City Star
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